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Everett Art Students Honored at Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards Program

June 10, 2014
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Everett Art Students Honored at Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards Program

The Everett High School (EHS) Art Department is happy to announce that it had seven outstanding students honored in this year’s Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards program. EHS students garnered four Gold Key awards, one Silver Key honor, and two honorable mention selections. The Gold Key winners went on to compete against other Gold...

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Local Resident Graduates from Montserrat College of Art

June 10, 2014
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Local Resident Graduates from Montserrat College of Art

Katy Leigh Rogers was one of 84 seniors who graduated from Montserrat College of Art during commencement on May 16 at the Dane Street Church in Beverly, MA. Rogers is a resident of Everett, MA. She graduated with Dean’s Highest Honors and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with a concentration in Interdisciplinary...

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Council to Consider Order to Drop Fire Chief Position from Civil Service

June 10, 2014
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The Everett City Council briefly discussed a new order that would drop the Fire Chief’s position from Civil Service and allow the city to consider other factors when determining the qualifications for future fire chief candidates and appointees. The issue will be taken up again at the Council’s next full meeting on June 23,...

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Council Approves $500k Stormwater Study: Planning Project Could Take 18 Months, and Result in Citywide Strategies

June 10, 2014
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The City Council grudgingly voted in favor of an Administration request to borrow $500,000 from the State Revolving Fund, with the money going to fund a study of the city’s stormwater and wastewater drainage flow, with a focus on the second street and village neighborhoods. The matter was hotly debated between councilors and department...

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Gaming Commission to Hold Host Community Public Hearing at Connolly Center June 25

June 10, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria would like to inform residents and businesses of the Host Community Public Hearing being held by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Wednesday June 25th at 4:00PM in the Edward G. Connolly Center, 90 Chelsea Street. The public hearing is intended to provide the Commission with the opportunity to pose questions regarding...

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Council Adopts New Stabilization Accounts, Policies

June 10, 2014
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The Everett City Council voted to authorize the City Auditor to bond $8,925,000 to pay for previously approved Capital Improvement Plan projects in fiscal year 2015, and followed that up with four votes that established new stabilization accounts for specific purposes and fund them with $700,000 from the city’s discretionary fund balance (free cash),...

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Revealing Dangers of Tobacco and Smoking: 2 Everett Students Earn Top Honors in Statewide Anti-tobacco Poster Contest

June 4, 2014
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Revealing Dangers of Tobacco and Smoking: 2 Everett Students Earn Top Honors in Statewide Anti-tobacco Poster Contest

Two fifth-grade students from the Keverian School in Everett have earned top honors in the 2014 Massachusetts Medical Society and Alliance Anti-Tobacco Poster Contest, an annual educational event to alert schoolchildren to the dangers of tobacco and smoking. Gavin Kane and Alexandra Tran were two of just 12 winners selected from more than 3,500...

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Everett Teachers Make the Green Difference

June 4, 2014
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Everett Teachers Make the Green Difference

The 6th Annual Green Difference Awards Ceremony was held last week at the Massachusetts State House, in recognition of teachers who provide “Outstanding Environmental Education, Innovation, and Service in our Schools and within Communities.” Among the honorees was Everett High School AP Biology and Environmental Science Educator Sung Hwa Chang, who developed the Student Garden Project for the Webster, Lafayette, and Keverian schools...

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Three Everett Residents Played on NJCAA Division III World Series Team

June 4, 2014
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Three Everett Residents Played on NJCAA Division III World Series Team

For the third time in as many years, the Northern Essex Community College Knights baseball team went to the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III World Series in Tyler, TX. They finished sixth in the country with an overall record of 21-14.  Last year they were eighth in the nation. This was the...

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DeMaria Proposes $182.9 Million Budget for FY 2015: Council to Hold Budget Hearings June 16, 17 & 18

June 4, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria presented his $182,946,911 fiscal year 2015 budget proposal to a joint meeting of the City Council and Everett School Department last week, on Tuesday, May 27. The Council voted shortly after to refer the FY 2015 budget to its Committee on Budget and set hearing dates for June 16, 17 and...

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