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Where’s the Excitement?: State Rep Race Seen as Big Draw Here

August 27, 2014
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With just under two weeks to go before the September 9 state primary election, Everett City Clerk Michael Matarazzo said this week that there has been little to no local chatter around City Hall about the upcoming election and even less activity with regard to absentee ballot requests. “I’d have to go and check...

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Governor’s Race Fails to Excite: Clerk Predicts Lower Turnout than in 2010

August 27, 2014
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For Everett City Clerk Mike Matarazzo, the story in the upcoming Primary election in Everett, and around the state, is in how little interest there seems to be in the races at the top of the ticket, for Governor. “In 2010, when (current Governor) Deval Patrick was running unopposed, we had a turnout of...

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Wynn Resort in Everett Reaches Final Step Toward Environmental Certification

August 27, 2014
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Wynn took a major step forward in its proposed $1.6 billion 5-star resort in Everett yesterday as the State of Massachusetts issued comments on the project’s Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR). The FEIR comments are an anticipated part of the final phase of review by the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs and...

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Shute Library Renovations Progressing: Project Expected to Be Completed in November

August 25, 2014
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Shute Library Renovations Progressing: Project Expected to Be Completed in November

When the Shute Library closed its doors early in August of 2013, the plan was for construction to begin shortly thereafter, with a 10-12 month construction schedule. Unfortunately, those plans did not proceed precisely as expected, with a few delays and surprises halting the project until December, and construction of the new addition and...

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The Cover Girls to Headline Cityfest

August 25, 2014
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The Cover Girls to Headline Cityfest

Mayor Carlo DeMaria is pleased to announce that the Boston Area Premier of the Original Cover Girls Reunion Tour will be at this year’s annual Cityfest Celebration!!  The event will take place on Saturday, September 13th, from Noon to 5:00PM in Everett Square. Who doesn’t remember the hits “Show Me,” “Wishing on a Star,”...

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Tuesday, August 26th Opening for Everett Public Schools

August 25, 2014
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Tuesday, August 26th Opening for Everett Public Schools

Public Schools Superintendent Frederick F. Foresteire announced that Everett Public Schools will open for the 2014-2015 school year on Tuesday, August 26th  for all students in Grades One through Eight, as well as all Grade Nine students attending Everett High School for the first time.  They should report to their respective schools no later...

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Mayor DeMaria Speaks at Massachusetts Gaming Commission Final Public Hearing

August 25, 2014
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Mayor DeMaria Speaks at Massachusetts Gaming Commission Final Public Hearing

Last Tuesday, Mayor Carlo DeMaria had the pleasure of speaking at the Massachusetts Gaming Commission final Public Hearing.  Once again, Mayor DeMaria and the City of Everett showed that Wynn is the best bet for Everett and for Massachusetts. The Mayor explained the opportunity the development could present the City in terms of resources...

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Everett’s National Night out

August 13, 2014
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Everett’s National Night out

Everett’s National Night Out drew in its largest crowd to date on the evening of Tuesday, August 5 at the Recreation Center on Elm Street. The crowd enjoyed the free festivities, including hot dogs, balloons, and a Police K9 demonstration. Everett citizens of all ages gathered on the sunny evening to participate. Pictured are...

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Wynn Everett Unveils Its Transportation Plan: $65 Million in Major Traffic Improvements Are Planned

August 13, 2014
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Wynn Everett Unveils  Its Transportation Plan: $65 Million in Major Traffic Improvements Are Planned

Wynn Everett officials unveiled its transportation plan, outlining a series of major improvements to roadways, intersections, sidewalks, bikeways, traffic lights, and signage on the routes leading to the proposed $1.6 billion casino/resort on the former Monsanto site in Everett. Robert DeSalvio, senior vice president – development for Wynn Resorts and Alexandra Siu, manager, traffic...

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Senator Tarr, Representative Matewsky Legislate Against Animal Cruelty

August 13, 2014
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Senator Tarr, Representative Matewsky Legislate Against Animal Cruelty

In the final days of the Senate Session, Bruce E. Tarr- Republican Gloucester with his Senate colleagues advanced into law Animal Cruelty Protection Legislation. State Representative Wayne A. Matewsky – Democrat, Everett, for the House of Representatives pro-actively sought and advanced the criminalization of animal cruelty – abuse and the establishment of mandatory punishment...

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