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Hotel Plans Submitted for Site on the Parkway

April 21, 2015
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In what is believed to be the first of many transformative projects on the Parkway, Everett officials announced this week they have received an application for a hotel on Revere Beach Parkway. While there were no immediate specifics about the hotel project, it was described by those with knowledge of the project that it...

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Mayor Proposes Moving City Hall and Police into Old Everett HS

April 16, 2015
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The big news out of Monday night’s Council meeting, at which the council took four hours to consider the Mayor’s proposed Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) for FY 2016, was the Mayor’s bold proposal to spend up to $88 million over the next five years to renovate the old Everett High School on Broadway as...

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Despite Delaying Certificate, Secretary Agrees with Wynn Traffic Numbers

April 16, 2015
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Despite Delaying Certificate, Secretary Agrees with Wynn Traffic Numbers

Despite complaints from surrounding cities over traffic numbers contained in the Wynn Everett environmental filing (SFEIR), the state secretary for environmental affairs and MassDOT support those numbers and indicated they were formed using the same methods as those used for other casinos, including the Mohegan Sun project in Revere. The Wynn SFEIR that was...

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Council Approves Vast Majority of Mayor’s Cip Votes Cut $860,000 out of $25.3 Million Spending Proposal

April 16, 2015
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The Everett City Council deliberated for nearly four hours Monday night over a $25,317,500 Capital Improvement Plan proposed by Mayor Carlo DeMaria. The Council ultimately voted to approve a total of $24,457,500 in capital spending requests including $3 million for the first phase of an ambitious new plan to reuse the old Everett High...

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ATF,Everett Police Host K-9 Program for Hundreds of Police Dogs

April 16, 2015
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ATF,Everett Police Host K-9 Program for Hundreds of Police Dogs

More than 100 K-9 officers and scores of police departments from as far away as New York City to as close as the Everett Police units descended on the old Everett High School K-9 training facility last week for training and certification. Under Chief Steve Mazzie, the K-9 unit has grown over the last...

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Station Of The Cross

April 7, 2015
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Station Of The Cross

The Everett Immaculate Conception Church started a new tradition on Good Friday as hundreds of parishioners marched through the streets to honor the Station of the Cross in a public Passion Play. The huge crowd was somewhat unexpected, but was seen in the Parish as a sign that the tradition will continue. The event was coordinated...

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Dipierro Announces Run for Ward 3 City Council, Launches Website

April 7, 2015
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Dipierro Announces Run for Ward 3 City Council, Launches Website

Anthony DiPierro officially announced this week his candidacy for Ward 3 City Council, and launched a new website that seeks feedback from Everett residents. The new website can be found at www.anthonydipierro.com. “I’m encouraged by the early support I have received for this run and I’m looking forward to knocking on every voter’s door to...

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School Committee Establishes $70.2 Million Operating Budget for FY 2016

April 7, 2015
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The Everett School Committee voted unanimously Monday night to schedule the public hearing on the fiscal year 2016 school budget for Tuesday, April 21 beginning at 5:30 p.m. with an operating budget of $70,201,385 dollars, plus an additional $3,500,000 in special education transportation and $19,466,565 in city charge backs. The committee tabled all discussion...

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Environmental Cleanup at Wynn Site Will Move Ahead

April 7, 2015
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Environmental Cleanup at Wynn Site Will Move Ahead

Despite the news that state environmental regulators have delayed giving Wynn Everett its full certificate, Wynn officials said Monday night that they are allowed – and will – continue on with the environmental cleanup of the casino site. They estimated that contaminated soils at three “hot spots” on the site could be removed late...

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Building Authority Takes Positive Vote on Keverian School

April 7, 2015
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Assistant Superintendent Dr. Thomas Stella told the Everett School Committee on Monday night that the Massachusetts School Building Authority voted on March 25 to invite the George Keverian School into their Eligibility Period, essentially accepting the school district’s Letter of Interest from last year, and giving the school district and the City of Everett...

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