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School Committee Elects Parker as New Chairman D’onofrio Elected as New Vice Chairman

January 11, 2015
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School Committee Elects Parker as New Chairman D’onofrio Elected as New Vice Chairman

The Everett School Committee unanimously elected a new chairman and vice chairman Monday night, as former vice chairman Frank Parker ascended to the Chairman’s post and Bernie D’Onofrio became the vice chairman. Parker served as the vice chairman for the past two years, during Allen Panarese’s chairmanship and thanked his colleagues for the vote...

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Capone Elected as Council President

January 11, 2015
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Capone Elected as Council President

The Everett City Council met briefly on Monday night for the sole purpose of establishing their rules and electing a new Council President for 2015.The result was that Councilor Fred Capone was elected unanimously to serve as just the second President of the new City Council, with only eight members present. Councilors Michael Marchese,...

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Wynn Purchases Monsanto Site for $35 Million: Acquisition Means the Company Now Hits the ‘Go’ Button

January 11, 2015
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Wynn Purchases Monsanto Site for $35 Million: Acquisition Means the Company Now Hits the ‘Go’ Button

The controversial land deal on lower Broadway slated to hold the new Wynn casino passed papers on Monday, with Wynn purchasing the former Monsanto Chemical property for $35 million from FBT Everett. On Tuesday, City leaders had planned to celebrate the milestone at a gathering on the property, but the extreme cold weather drove...

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City of Boston Joins Revere, Somerville in Filing Lawsuit Against MGC for Wynn License

January 11, 2015
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The City of Boston joined Revere and Somerville in filing a lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) in Suffolk Superior Court asking the court to vacate the license agreement given to Wynn in Everett by the MGC last November. A cornerstone to the argument is the impacts on Charlestown. The 74-page filing by...

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Special Needs Students Enjoy Special Visit with Santa

January 4, 2015
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Special Needs Students Enjoy Special Visit with Santa

A group of students with severe special needs had a special visit with Santa at the North Shore Mall.  This was the teens’ second annual visit to tell Santa what they wanted for Christmas.  Some have very limited verbal abilities and Santa was very patient and encouraging of each one. The students hail from...

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English School Students and PTO Assemble Care Packages for Troops

January 4, 2015
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English School Students and PTO Assemble Care Packages for Troops

In an excellent display of cooperation and community spirit, English School students and members of the Parent Teacher Organization assembled care packages for U.S. troops who are serving overseas this holiday season. The packages are filled with a variety of items, from games to toiletries to snacks. Students, PTO members and school officials presented...

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2015 Residential Parking Sticker Information

January 4, 2015
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria is pleased to announce the official start date for the 2015 Residential Parking Sticker Program and would like to remind residents of the new method for obtaining residential parking stickers. Effective Friday, January 2nd, vehicle owners must visit the website https://everettparking.cityhallsystems.com and submit an online application in order to receive their...

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Popeye, Stunning Lobby Will Highlight the New Wynn Resort Design

January 4, 2015
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Popeye, Stunning Lobby Will Highlight the New  Wynn Resort Design

Popeye will be coming to Everett. That according to the Boston Globe, which published a sneak-peak interview with Steve Wynn concerning his forthcoming redesign of the Everett casino project on the Mystic River. The Popeye revelation was but one of a number of newly revealed details about the project, including an increase in the...

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Everett Public Schools Experience History with Distrigas

December 24, 2014
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The Freedom Trail Foundation Scholars Program will return to educate every Everett Public Elementary School fifth grader this academic year, thanks to Distrigas of Massachusetts. Since 2009, Distrigas of Massachusetts’ support of the City of Everett history performances has provided the opportunity for all five Everett K-8 schools to take part in this interactive...

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Mayor Presents Options for Tax Levy

December 24, 2014
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On Monday December 15th, Mayor Carlo DeMaria held a special meeting of the City Council and Public Hearing to discuss how the Fiscal Year 2015 City of Everett property tax levy would be distributed between the Residential, Open Space, Commercial, Industrial and Personal Property classes and to announce the projected FY15 Residential and Commercial...

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