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Everett Co-operative Bank Hosts Santa Greeting

December 11, 2013
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Everett Co-operative Bank Hosts Santa Greeting

One of the sweetest elements of Christmas is that expression of sheer delight on a child’s face while he grasps his mother’s hand tightly before meeting Santa Claus. He fidgets in line, looking over the crowd on his tip toes; as a list of things he wants to say to Santa rush through his...

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Holiday Trees

December 11, 2013
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Holiday Trees

City Hall and Everett students make a team that would make Santa Claus and Rudolph proud. For proof, be sure to drive by the grounds of the old Everett High School — especially at night — and enjoy the holiday trees and decorations that adorn the property. The trees and decorations, including gingerbread houses,...

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MGC Keeps Proposal at Suffolk Downs Alive: Local Officials Will Prepare for MGC Hearings on Thur., Mon.

December 11, 2013
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A casino at the Suffolk Downs site in Revere is still a possibility as the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) allowed on Tuesday afternoon Mohegan Sun’s proposal to go forward with a commitment that the casino developers and the City of Revere hold a second election for Revere voters early next year. Earlier in the...

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Aldermen Vote to Adopt New Tax Rates

December 11, 2013
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Following a short Joint Convention to allow a public hearing and discussion of the proposed tax rates for fiscal year 2014, The Board of Aldermen Monday night took up the matter of setting the tax rate and voted unanimously to approve a residential tax rate $15.04 per thousand of valuation and a commercial tax...

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City Well Prepared for Snow Season

December 11, 2013
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With the snow season now upon us, the City is well prepared for both snow removal and emergency measures.  The Mayor met recently with his senior staff to ensure that the procedures, staffing, and supplies for snow removal and parking enforcement are effectively in place. City Services has stockpiled over 500 tons of salt...

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Santa Claus Is Coming to Everett: Holiday Shows to Put You in the Christmas Spirit

December 11, 2013
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It’s the time of year for shopping, gift giving, singing carols and, of course, pictures with Santa. The chubby old elf with the red suit and white beard will be visiting Everett twice next week, in advance of Christmas Day. On Monday, December 16, Santa will make at least two stops in the city,...

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Community Comes Together for Fall Clean up

December 4, 2013
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Community Comes Together for Fall Clean up

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the City of Everett held a hugely successful Fall Clean Up Event on Saturday, November 23rd. Residents and City workers came together in an effort to ready properties throughout the City for the holiday season. Volunteers removed debris, raked, swept and collected leaves and branches. A delicious lunch was provided...

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Showing Support

December 4, 2013
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Showing Support

Wynn Resorts has committed to a “Chairman’s Circle” Sponsorship through the 2015 season in support of A Company Christmas at Pops. As part of the partnership, Wynn Resorts will support various community outreach ventures and cross-promotional opportunities. The sponsorship agreement was commemorated by a cocktail reception hosted at Surrender Nightclub on November 17 at...

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$2.8 Million in School and City Budget Adjustments Approved: Authorizes New Fund to Address Post-employment Benefit Costs

December 4, 2013
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The Common Council, in two separate votes on Monday night, authorized budget transfers and reductions to balance the city’s budget accounting for state aid reductions in the FY 2014 budget process. According to City Auditor Richard Viscay the moves were necessary, because the city had built its budget for FY 2014, based on Governor...

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Renovation of Council Chamber to Begin Right Away

December 4, 2013
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The Everett Common Council cleared the way for a complete renovation of the City Council meeting chambers Monday night, with a 10-0 vote of the Common Council to “accept and dispose of” the 96 theater style seats that currently make up the public gallery of Peter J. McCarren Memorial Chamber. By affirming a vote...

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