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Podcar:Local Engineer Develops New Transit System

May 13, 2016
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Podcar:Local Engineer Develops New Transit System

By Seth Daniel It’s one part roller coaster, one part Star Trek, and another part innovative, and it could be the answer to Everett’s transportation woes. Mike Stanley of Allston has proposed to Everett that it look into the idea of his new Transit X pod system public transportation system that he claims is...

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Farming is About to Grow in Everett

May 13, 2016
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Farming is About to Grow in Everett

By Seth Daniel The Everett Community Farm is just weeks away from becoming a reality at the head of the Northern Strand Trail on West Street. This week, tons of debris has been removed from the area and the City is preparing to till and compost the space with the Everett Community Growers (ECG)....

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Huge Step Forward:Wynn Boston Harbor Presents a $5 Million Check to City of Everett

May 13, 2016
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Huge Step Forward:Wynn Boston Harbor Presents a $5 Million Check to City of Everett

By Seth Daniel All of the dreams of a Wynn casino in Everett – as improbable as that would have seemed just three years ago – took a huge step forward last Friday morning when the City issued a building permit to the company and the company, in following its mitigation agreement, delivered a...

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Council to Consider Removing Fire Chief from Civil Service

May 13, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s request of the City Council to petition the state to remove the position of fire chief from Civil Service has been referred to the Council subcommittee on Government Operations, Public Safety and Public Service. More than two dozen firefighters appeared in the Council chambers Monday night to...

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Overdose Deaths on the Rise

May 13, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The 2015 overdose death numbers for Everett and the rest of the state were revealed late last week, and while the numbers looked to be encouraging early, those close to the situation said they expect the numbers to be revised upward. The state Department of Public Health (DPH) released overdose opiate...

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FSI 5K AUTISM FUNDRAISER

May 7, 2016
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FSI 5K AUTISM FUNDRAISER

Runners ran down Elm Street, including Richie “The Mountain” LaMontagne, during the 2nd Annual FSI 5K Autism Fundraiser on Sunday, May 1. The fundraiser also added a pasta dinner on Saturday night, April 30, this year for the first time. Hundreds of runners and walkers came out for the cause.

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Little League Opening Day

May 7, 2016
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Little League Opening Day

Rangers players from Everett Little League wave their American flags prior to last Saturday morning’s Little League Opening Day festivities at Sacramone Park. The League held a parade down Broadway prior to the festivities and hundreds of residents participated.

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Measures,Milestones and Meanings Boosting Student Performance in Everett

May 7, 2016
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Measures,Milestones and Meanings Boosting Student Performance in Everett

The Everett Public Schools (EPS) Monday night resumed an ongoing series of presentations detailing how a coordinated strategic plan has boosted standardized test scores and student achievement throughout the district. As part of a four-part initiative called “Measures, Milestones, and Meanings,” Assistant Superintendent of Schools Charles Obremski led the second of four discussions at...

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Lightbody Acquitted on all Charges in Federal Court

May 7, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Stunning federal prosecutors and some in the legal community, three co-defendants in the federal trial regarding the Wynn land sale, including Revere’s Charlie Lightbody, were found not guilty on all counts in Boston Federal Court late on Friday, April 29. The case featured three full weeks of jury empanelment, opening statements,...

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Greater Boston League to Decide on Merger with Northeastern Conference

May 7, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Greater Boston League officials will vote at a meeting Thursday whether to approve a merger with the Northeastern Conference (NEC). NEC principals voted by a 9-3 margin Friday to grant the four GBL schools admission to the league and now Everett, Malden, Medford, and Somerville representatives must take the final step...

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