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Dropping Numbers: Everett Unemployment in March Hits Lowest Figure in a Year

April 23, 2014
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Unemployment in Everett and its surrounding cities in March dropped to the lowest point in a year, following a statewide trend where 20 regions in the state saw unemployment drop and only two regions saw it rise, according to statistics released on Tuesday by the state. Everett’s unemployment number for March was the lowest...

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State’s Transportation Bond Bill Contains $3.75 Million for Everett

April 23, 2014
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When Governor Deval Patrick signed the state’s $12.8 billion transportation bond bill last week, he authorized two major projects, totaling $3,750,000 for Everett. The most significant project is the $3.5 million Beacham Street reconstruction project, which will allow the city to rebuild the major truck route that serves the produce center and the energy...

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Council Approves $15.8 Million Water/Sewer Budget for FY2015

April 23, 2014
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The City Council last week approved the proposed $15.8 million water and sewer enterprise budget for the coming fiscal year, including capital expenditures of $3.238 million for water and sewer improvement projects. The Council voted unanimously to support the spending plan, which includes no proposed rate increases for rate payers in the coming fiscal...

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Wynn Las Vegas Named the Most Trusted Casino Brand in America

April 23, 2014
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Wynn Las Vegas topped casino industry leaders in the United States on Entrepreneur Magazine’s “2014 Most Trusted Brands” list, and checked in as the most trustworthy hotel company on Forbes Magazine’s ‘2014 100 Most Trustworthy Companies’ list. The resort was listed at number 12 out of 120 of the country’s most successful companies by...

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City of Everett Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs

April 23, 2014
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On April 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the Everett Police and Fire Departments in partnership with The Everett Health Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its eighth opportunity in three years to prevent prescription pain medication abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired,...

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Everett Rotary Soccer Tournament

April 16, 2014
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Everett Rotary Soccer Tournament

More than 190 kids from Everett High School turned out on a warm and sunny spring day last Saturday for some intense competition in the annual Everett Rotary Soccer Tournament. There were 19 teams represented. Here, one of the eight girls soccer teams in the tournament, sponsored by United Industries, gets pumped up for...

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Everett High Earns Continued Accreditation: Designation a Major Achievement for the EPS

April 16, 2014
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Everett High Earns Continued Accreditation: Designation a Major Achievement for the EPS

The New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) has notified the Everett School Committee that its Commission on Public Secondary Schools, after a lengthy study, has approved the continuance of Everett High School’s official accreditation. “I feel very positive about Everett High, about what was accomplished throughout the accreditation process, and what the...

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Shawn Coyle Is Raising Funds for Autism Awareness

April 16, 2014
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Shawn Coyle Is Raising Funds for Autism Awareness

Shawn Coyle is a familiar face to motorists at the corner of Ferry and Chelsea Streets. Coyle, owner of Ferry Street Ink and Coyle Electric, is conducting his annual autism awareness fundraising event in the city at a spot near his well-known tattoo shop at 8 Ferry St. Coyle is dedicating his efforts to...

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Everett Public Schools Receive National Recognition for Its Music Education

April 16, 2014
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Everett Public Schools Receive National Recognition for Its Music Education

A prominent national organization counts the Everett Public Schools among the best districts in the country for offering its students access to comprehensive music education, as the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) placed Everett on its list of the nation’s 376 Best Communities for Music Education. Everett is the sole inner-city district in...

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City Will Receive $3.75 Million from States Transportation Bond Bill

April 16, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria is happy to report that the City of Everett will be receiving the $3.75 million proposed in the State’s Transportation Bond Bill.  The House and Senate reached a deal this past Monday on a $13 billion transportation borrowing bill that includes a one-year $300 million authorization for local road repairs in...

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