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City Hall Holiday Schedule

December 24, 2015
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria would like to inform residents of City Hall’s holiday schedule for the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s: Thursday, December 24th                    8:00AM- 2:00PM Friday, December 25th                        CLOSED Thursday, December 31st                     8:00AM- 2:00PM Friday, January 1st                             CLOSED

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Pictures with Santa

December 17, 2015
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Pictures with Santa

Mayor Carlo DeMaria, his wife Stacy, and their daughter, Alex, met Santa at City Hall last Thursday, Dec. 10, in the annual Pictures with Santa event. The DeMaria Family joined hundreds of other families at City Hall – enjoying hot chocolate, cookies, and a special visit with St. Nick.

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“A Christmas Carol,” Reading

December 17, 2015
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“A Christmas Carol,” Reading

Lynn Moulton gave a ghostly representation of Scrooge’s former partner, Marley, during a dramatic reading of the Christmas classic, “A Christmas Carol,” by Charles Dickens. The reading took place last Thursday, Dec. 10, at the Parlin Library.

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State Report Highlights Significant Academic Progress in Everett

December 17, 2015
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State Report Highlights Significant Academic Progress in Everett

Three Everett schools, including the city’s 2,000-plus-student high school, have jumped an entire level in the state’s five-tier academic ratings because of continuing, significant improvements by students on standardized assessment tests.  Everett High moved from Level 3 to Level 2 while both the Keverian and Webster Schools moved from Level 2 to Level 1....

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Statewide Contingent Turns Out for Funeral of Officer Glen Briley

December 17, 2015
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Statewide Contingent Turns Out for Funeral of Officer Glen Briley

By Seth Daniel Hundreds of law enforcement contingents from around the state converged on Everett’s Woodlawn Cemetery Monday in a procession that stretched for blocks in honor of fallen Everett Police Officer Glen Briley, 44, who died suddenly while on patrol Tuesday, Dec. 9. Motorcycles, police cruisers, and police SUVs from Boston, Tyngsboro, Lincoln,...

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Capuano Secures $5 Billion in Federal Transporation Funds, Eyes Sullivan Square

December 17, 2015
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By Seth Daniel When Congressman Michael Capuano was working on a reauthorization of the Federal Transportation funding mechanism – the first such reauthorization in 10 years – he had the whole state of Massachusetts in mind, but certainly one area was a top priority – Sullivan Square and Rutherford Avenue. Capuano – who was...

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Council Accepts PARC Grant for Whittier Playground

December 17, 2015
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The Everett City Council voted Monday night to accept a $300,000 Parkland Acquisition and Renovations for Communities (PARC) grant from the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, which will help defray the cost of a planned $1.6 million renovation for the Whittier Playground on Swan St. According to the office of Planning and...

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Woodlawn Cemetery Christmas Memorial Service

December 10, 2015
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Woodlawn Cemetery Christmas Memorial Service

The Figgy Puddin’ a cappella group performed several famous Christmas Carols at the Woodlawn Cemetery Christmas Memorial Service and Tree Lighting on Thursday, Dec. 3. The event drew a large crowd to remember loved ones and celebrate Christmas.

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Paint like a Pro

December 10, 2015
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Paint like a Pro

June Maloney makes the first marks on her paper with a white pencil during the Parlin Library’s program ‘How to Pastel Paint like Georgia O’Keeffe’ last Thursday, Dec. 3. The program, supported by the Cultural Council, attracted 30 participants who honed their skills.

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Judge Dismisses Boston, Revere Lawsuits Against MGC,Wynn

December 10, 2015
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In a 24-page decision that chided the City of Boston for using “inflammatory” language in its lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) over the Wynn Everett casino designation, Judge Janet Sanders dismissed the lawsuit in plain terms late last week. “In reaching the conclusion , the Court has applied the Gaming Act...

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