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Candlelight Vigil

June 11, 2015
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Candlelight Vigil

Lesley Leventhal held a candle for her daughter, Erin, during the first annual Everett Overcoming Addiction’s Candlelight Vigil in Sacramone Park on Sunday. Hundreds came out to remember those from Everett lost to addiction, as well as to celebrate those who are in recovery.

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City Moving Ahead with Major Park Renovations

June 11, 2015
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According to Tony Sousa, the Acting Director of Planning and Development for the City of Everett and Al Borgonzi of the Planning Department, the city’s planned $1.3 million renovation of Jacob Scharf – also known as Florence Street Playground – and a larger $2.6 million upgrade of Sacramone Park next to the Malden River...

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Mayor Demaria Welcomes Development Planning Group

June 11, 2015
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Mayor DeMaria welcomed a panel of nationally renowned land use and urban planning experts this week as a part of MassDevelopment’s Transformative Development Initiative . The panel began a five-day evaluation of metro Boston’s growing industrial land development issues.  Everett, along with its neighboring City of Malden, was designated as a TDI District in...

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Everett Community Growers Finding Popularity with Fresh Food, Gardening

June 11, 2015
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Everett Community Growers Finding Popularity with Fresh Food, Gardening

Though it’s a bad pun, the fact of the matter is that the Everett Community Growers are sprouting garden plots all over the City – and perhaps with even more to come in the future. The original community garden at the top of the ledge on Florence Street began some four years ago and...

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Everett Police Say Man Arrested in Terrorism Case Completely off Police Grid

June 11, 2015
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Before last Tuesday, June 2, Everett Police had not so much given David Wright of Linden Street a traffic ticket. The alleged terrorism conspirator who lived quietly in Everett is now under arrest and has helped FBI Investigators learn about the plot by Wright’s friend, Usaamah Abdullah Rahim of Roslindale, to behead police officers...

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MGC Gives Wynn High Marks for Early Diversity Contracts

June 11, 2015
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) gave high marks to Wynn Everett officials for their early use of women, minority and veteran contractors. During a quarterly review of the Wynn Everett project by MGC Commissioners at a May 28 meeting in Boston, Commissioners said Wynn had done a great job of reaching out to diverse...

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Angelo’s Touch Hair Styling Welcomes 4th Generation Barber

June 4, 2015
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Angelo’s Touch Hair Styling Welcomes 4th Generation Barber

Jason William Logiudice and his father, Angelo, the well known and respected proprietor of Angelo’s Touch Hair Styling, are shown here receiving a City Citation from Council President Fred Capone.   Jason recently joined the family business as a 4th generation barber.   His dad has been a barber for 37 years and has...

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Best in Show

June 4, 2015
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Best in Show

Best in show was awarded to Janice McPhee who is shown standing with her prize-winning painting during the 47th Annual Everett Arts Association Spring Arts Festival. The show took place last Saturday and Sunday at the Connolly Center.

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MGC Fires Back Against Boston Lawsuit, Calls for Dismissal July 9

June 4, 2015
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) is striking back with strong language aimed at the City of Boston in a motion to dismiss its amended lawsuit, which was announced at a press conference in Charlestown May 21. The Boston amended lawsuit, among many other things, called for all five MGC members to be replaced and...

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Local Reviews to Begin on Wynn Casino Project

June 4, 2015
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Local Reviews to Begin on Wynn Casino Project

As the Wynn Everett casino begins to slowly move forward, local reviews of the gigantic project are set to begin – including a Site Plan Review meeting on June 22. Wynn Everett officials appeared before the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) on Thursday, May 28, to brief the Commission as part of a regular quarterly...

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