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Over 3,500 People Flood Norman Street for the Ultimate Street Festival

September 25, 2015
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On Saturday, September 19th Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the City of Everett welcomed a crowd of over 3,500 Everett residents and visitors from the greater Boston area to the first annual Village Fest. The Mayor and City partnered with local businesses Night Shift Brewing and Short Path Distillery to present a new exciting take...

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Planning Board Delays Votes on Two Major Projects

September 25, 2015
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Everett Planning Board returned to work last week, one day after the Preliminary Election Day with a pair of major proposals on their agenda. However, at the end of the night both projects had been pushed off, in one case to give the board more time, and in the...

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Plainridge Casino Numbers Hold Strong in Second Month of Operation

September 25, 2015
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The August numbers for the state’s first casino, Plainridge Park Casino, arrived last week and showed a steady haul of revenues – just slightly down from the first month of operations. In August, Plainridge generated $15.228 million in gross gaming revenues, which is the money left over after all the payouts have been made....

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The Psychology of Police as Targets

September 18, 2015
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In Indiana, it was a 31-year-old rookie officer shot on the side of the road after a traffic stop. In Las Vegas, two officers were ambushed at a traffic light. In Texas, a sheriff’s deputy was gunned down while gassing up his vehicle. In California, a highway patrolman was shot while executing a traffic...

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Top Mayoral Staff Member Moving on Rodrigues Departing for New Role in Sudbury

September 18, 2015
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. After more than six years as the Mayoral Chief of Staff in Everett and nearly eight years as an Everett employee overall, Melissa (Murphy) Rodrigues is taking the next step in her career and moving on to Sudbury, where she has been chosen as the town’s next Town Manager. “Melissa...

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Wynn Sponsors Inaugural Everett Village Fest

September 18, 2015
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria has announced that Wynn Resorts will be sponsoring the first-ever Everett Village Fest on Saturday, September 19th. The event, which is free and open to the public, will feature Bob Marley’s former band, The Wailers.  The festival will extend from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. along Santilli Highway in the Village...

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Everett Falls to Xaverian in Season Opener

September 18, 2015
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Everett Falls to Xaverian in Season Opener

The Everett High football team is looking ahead to New Bedford after losing to Xaverian, 29-7, in the season opener Friday night at Everett Memorial Stadium. The Crimson Tide led the Hawks, 7-0, after a touchdown run by quarterback Jordan McAfee and a PAT by Omar Herrera, but Coby Tippett’s 93-yard return of the...

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Wynn Everett Starts Its Cleanup of the Old Chemical Company Headquarters

September 18, 2015
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Wynn Everett Starts Its Cleanup of the Old Chemical Company Headquarters

Good jobs in Everett’s City Line and Village neighborhoods used to mean putting up with burning eyes and a higher possibility of developing leukemia. It was just what people put up with to get a paycheck. It was how they made ends meet. Last Thursday, the first step towards getting good jobs in Everett...

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Preliminary Election Today:Tuesday, Sept 15 Will Decide Ward 2 Field

September 18, 2015
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr Incumbent Ward 2 City Councilor Stephen Simonelli faced four challengers to his seat in the city’s only preliminary election of this campaign season. The two candidates with the most votes will appear on the November ballot, with a chance to represent the residents of Ward 2.  Even though the race...

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Class of 2014 Unveils Its Class Gift

September 10, 2015
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Class of 2014 Unveils Its Class Gift

For its gift to Everett High School, the Class of 2014 elicited the talents of artist Stephanie Mills to paint a mural on a wall outside the school library. The large work of art features several Everett landmarks from the past with the present. Most notably, the mural cleverly combines the current Everett High...

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