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Preliminary 2015 Budget Projected to Be $85 Million: Projections Are Based on Anticipated State Allocations and Enrollment Figures

February 5, 2014
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School Committee David Ela, chairman of the committee’s finance sub-committee, delivered a preliminary Fiscal Year 2015 projection to the School Committee Monday night that, if approved by the legislature, could mean more than 5.25 million in new revenues for the Everett schools. Ela was careful to point out that the early budget projections are...

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School Enrollment Figures Estimated to Climb: Likely Need for a New School Discussed

February 5, 2014
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Assistant Superintendent Dr. Thomas Stella told the Everett School Committee on Monday night that population and housing demand estimates for Everett indicate that the Everett School District could enroll an additional 2,000 students by the year 2030. Those enrollment projections are at the core of Dr. Stella’s on-going work to establish a statement of...

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City Remains Strong in Campaign Against Blighted Property: ISD Makes Significant Progress on Two Offending Properties

February 5, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Director of Inspectional Services, James Soper, are pleased to report on the significant progress that ISD has made in respect to two properties in the City with multiple sanitary and building code violations, 28 Central Ave and 6 Staples Ave. The City recently has settled the process for receivership for...

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Casino Applicant Presentations Show Some Differences in Style, Substance

January 30, 2014
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Casino Applicant Presentations Show Some Differences in Style, Substance

If the presentations last week to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) by both Greater Boston resort casino applicants were rock concerts, Mohegan Sun’s presentation could be described as a hard-driving, electrified set, while Wynn’s could be compared to an acoustic set. So different were the MGC presentations last Wednesday, Jan. 22, that – despite...

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Everett Foundation for Aged Persons Donates to Human Services

January 30, 2014
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Everett Foundation for Aged Persons Donates to Human Services

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Carolyn Lightburn, Director of Human Services, would like to extend the City’s appreciation to the Everett Foundation for Aged Persons for their generous donation to the Mayor’s Office of Human Services. The foundation presented the City with an $11,000 donation. The donation will support the Office of Human Services objective...

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Council Approves $1.5 Million in Transfer Requests: Stabilization Fund and New Liability Trust Fund Bolstered

January 30, 2014
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The new Everett City Council got down to business Monday night and immediately took up a pair of $773,500 transfer requests from Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the finance department, ultimately voting to approve both. The votes moved a total of more than $1.5 million into the city’s Stabilization Fund and the recently established Other...

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Tufts University to Conduct Another Study for Everett

January 30, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Jr. and the Department of Planning and Development are pleased to have once again secured a group of Tufts University Graduate Students from the School of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning to conduct another field study for the City. Last year at this time, graduate students from Tufts completed a...

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Massachusetts Fire Academy Graduates

January 22, 2014
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Massachusetts Fire Academy Graduates

Some 24 graduates from nine Fire Departments – including four cadets from Everett – graduated from the Massachusetts Fire Academy in Stow on Jan. 17. The guest speaker at the graduation ceremony was Milton Fire Chief John Grant Jr. Those who will now serve on the Everett Fire Department are David Grace, Christopher Jewell,...

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10th Annual MLK Scholarship Breakfast

January 22, 2014
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10th Annual MLK Scholarship Breakfast

The Zion Church Ministries Choir delivered moving renditions of traditional hymns throughout the breakfast and concluded the ceremony with the Battle Hymn of the Republic.

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Jared Nelson Receives Scholarship from Zion Church Ministries

January 22, 2014
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Jared Nelson Receives Scholarship from Zion Church Ministries

Representatives from city government, the school department and the community’s faith-based organizations were all on hand Monday morning to congratulate Everett’s Jared Nelson for being named the recipient of the Scholarship from Zion Church Ministries and its 10th Annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast. The event, held annually at the Edward Connolly...

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