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City of Everett Celebrates 125th Anniversary in Style

July 28, 2017
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On Saturday, July 22 Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the City of Everett hosted a parade and drum and bugle competition to celebrate the city’s 125th anniversary. More than 50 floats, groups, characters and national drum and bugle bands joined in the anniversary celebration. Thousands of viewers covered the parade route, most dressed in their...

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Everett Community Development Block Grant

July 28, 2017
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On Thursday, July 20th Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito awarded the City of Everett an $825,000 Community Development Block Grant, one of 39 grants awarded statewide through the $30.5 million program. These funds will help Everett to respond to specific housing, community, and economic development projects that support low- and moderate-income...

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Portion of Old Everett High School Built Out as Temporary Fire Station

July 28, 2017
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On Monday, July 24, a portion of the old Everett High School began to be utilized as an active fire station, becoming the temporary quarters of the Hancock Street Station, while the station is being renovated. Mayor Carlo DeMaria secured $3.5 million from the Everett City Council to rehabilitate the Hancock Fire Station. The...

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Big Savings:City’s Facilities Maintenance Department Taking on Big Role

July 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When Fire Chief Tony Carli was faced with finding swing space for the fire trucks and firefighters during the upcoming $3.2 million Hancock Street Fire Station rehabilitation project, he was in a bind. The station’s engine company needed to remain in the upper Broadway area, so sending it to Central Fire...

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Carrington:Everett Helped Me to Become the Man I Am

July 19, 2017
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Carrington:Everett Helped Me to Become the Man I Am

By Seth Daniel Growing up as a young black man in the 1930s and 1940s was a very difficult in America – and in some parts of the country very dangerous. These days, that reality of the past is universally accepted as the status quo everywhere, but there was one place that some –...

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Post Road Ready to Move on Parkway, Harley Building Goes Down

July 19, 2017
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Post Road Ready to Move on Parkway, Harley Building Goes Down

By Seth Daniel The old Harley Davidson building on the Parkway is now just another footnote in history, as Post Road Development, led by Andy Montelli of Connecticut, has taken down the building and is more than ready to begin work on the new 284-unit luxury apartment building planned for the site. “We’re totally...

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From Junior Cadet to Army Recruit:Hotz Mentors Kids Before Leaving for Basic Training

July 19, 2017
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From Junior Cadet to Army Recruit:Hotz Mentors Kids Before Leaving for Basic Training

By Seth Daniel When Joey Hotz was a young boy and attended the Everett Junior Police Academy, he sat in the seats, wore the uniform, did required double-clap at the end of every announcement, and watched closely as the officers who ran the camp and spoke about their various missions to protect the serve...

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Zoning Board Not Buying the ‘No Car’ Concept on Ferry Street

July 19, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) remained rather skeptical of a proposal by Andrew Philbin to convert a 20-room lodging house into a brand new apartment building with 20 micro units, but only two parking spots – something that is becoming more and more common as developers lean on the trend...

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City is Ready to Dine Al Fresco this Summer

July 19, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The City has made available new applications that will – for the first time – officially allow outdoor restaurant seating on the City sidewalks, hopefully ushering in a new trend of al fresco dining throughout the city. City officials notified the Council in late June that they would begin offering a...

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Six Candidates Emerge for City Clerk Position,Council to Meet Aug 3 for Deciding Vote

July 19, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Everett City Council may not be holding any regular business meeting during July and the first half of August, but they are wasting no time in trying to identify a new City Clerk. After advertising the position in late June, the application period closed on Monday, July 17, and...

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