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Restore Access:Unified Front Calls for National Grid to do More Along the Waterfront

November 24, 2016
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Restore Access:Unified Front Calls for National Grid to do More Along the Waterfront

By Seth Daniel With strong statements from Mayor Carlo DeMaria and two other neighboring mayors – Medford Mayor Stephanie Burke and Malden Mayor Gary Christianson – and a host of stakeholders along the Malden River, the pressure is on National Grid as the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) continues to re-examine the waterways license...

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Everett Police Investigating Two Shootings Last Week

November 24, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Two shootings in two days are under investigation by Everett Police this week, though no major injuries were reported in either incident. On Wed., Nov. 16 at 2:40 p.m., several 9-1-1 calls were reported to Everett dispatch about possible gunshots in the area of Wilbur Street by Stevenson Avenue. There was...

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Council Approves Land Transfer to Clear Way for GE Recreational Site Rehabilitation

November 24, 2016
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By Katy Rogers In October, it was announced that Wynn Boston Harbor planned to collaborate with the City of Everett to develop the property of the former General Electric site in Everett, a property that had long been closed off from the public and from successful development due to historic contamination on the site...

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Capuano,DiDomenico Counsel Democratic Voters after Trump,Republican Victories

November 24, 2016
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By Seth Daniel After a shocking Election Day result that included not only a win by President Elect Donald Trump, but also a Republican sweep through the U.S. Congress and many state legislatures, Congressman Michael Capuano has been out on the trail consoling Democratic voters. In many cases, while some are ready to figuratively...

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Everett’s Quiet Hero:Lester McLaughlin Recalls Vietnam Service 50 Years Later

November 18, 2016
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Everett’s Quiet Hero:Lester McLaughlin Recalls Vietnam Service 50 Years Later

By Seth Daniel Lester McLaughlin is the kind of quiet guy who often is more concerned about his duties as a long-time School Committeeman, as a businessman or as a father and husband, than he is about telling others the amazing sacrifices he made in Vietnam. So it was, when McLaughlin took to the...

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Everett Inaugurates First Female Veterans Agent

November 18, 2016
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Everett Inaugurates First Female Veterans Agent

By Seth Daniel Everett brought in a new era in the Veterans Affairs office at City Hall, and also made history by inaugurating the first woman to serve in that office during Veterans Day ceremonies on Friday, Nov. 11.Jeanne Cristiano, an Everett resident and military veteran, took the oath of office on Friday to...

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Running Down A Title

November 18, 2016
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Running Down A Title

By Cary Shuman The Everett High School football team had a 2-2 record when head coach John DiBiaso challenged his team. Yes, only a couple of plays separated the Crimson Tide from an undefeated record at that point, but some fans wondered in which direction the 2016 season would go. Everett, as expected, rolled...

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Helping Residents:Mayor,Council Agree to Use First Wynn Money for Tax Relief This Year

November 18, 2016
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By Katy Rogers Mayor Carlo DeMaria has long said that, aside from jobs, he believed the Wynn Boston Harbor casino would mean property tax relief for Everett homeowners, and on Monday night, those words became action as the mayor proposed to use $8 million to reduce to tax levy and the tax bills for...

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City Says ‘No’ to Marijuana, but One Everett Mom Rejoices for Son

November 18, 2016
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By Katy Rogers While the City of Everett was one of the few voting blocks across the state that voted down the ballot questions calling for the legalization of marijuana (the measure was approved overwhelmingly statewide), there is at least one family whose prayers have been answered by the groundbreaking statewide vote. Everett mom...

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More than 14,000 Everett Voters Cast Ballots in Historic Election

November 18, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Some 14,189 voters turned out in Everett last week and in early voting to have their voices heard in the Presidential Election and to determine the outcome of four state ballot questions. In the end, everyone knows that Everett and Massachusetts bucked the national trend in electing Donald Trump as...

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