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Creature Teacher

July 22, 2016
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Creature Teacher

Joseph Pendleton bravely let Harold the tarantula sit upon his head during The Creature Teacher summer program at the Shute Library last Thursday, July 14. Children at the program got to interact with snakes, frogs lizards and birds, and learn about how those animals live. Activities are planned all summer long at the Shute...

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Hot Real Estate:Wynn Boston Harbor Buys Properties on Lower Broadway

July 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Wynn Boston Harbor team has been on a spending spree over the last month – and even stretching back to January – buying out properties along Lower Broadway for millions of dollars. The Independent identified seven properties purchased in the Lower Broadway area this year, including five over the last...

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Hearing Officer Sides with Wynn, DEP on Granting of License

July 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The hearing officer handling the Wynn Boston Harbor Chapter 91 appeal released a recommendation late on Friday that gave Somerville standing, but recommended allowing the Wynn license to be approved. It is a decision widely seen as a victory for Wynn and for Everett. In a 50-page decision, the hearing officer,...

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Freightliner Approved by Appeals for Wynn Relocation to GE Site

July 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel In a quick decision that riled one city councilor and some neighbors, the Everett Board of Appeals on Monday night approved a plan by Wynn Boston Harbor to move the Boston Freightliner semi-truck business from Lower Broadway to the GE site off of Air Force Road. The decision was unanimous, 5-0....

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Second Post Road Development Passes Major Test at Appeals

July 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel When Andy Montelli wanted to build a second project in Everett, he rounded up his architect and development team at Post Road Residential and went to Portland, Oregon. The Batch Yard developer told the Board of Appeals in Everett on Monday night that his team got a fresh look at something...

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Pokémon Go Brings Strange,but Respectful,Gatherings in Everett

July 22, 2016
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By Katy Rogers Pokémon Go, a new free-to-play mobile app, has quickly become an overnight sensation and is making an impact in greater Boston communities such as Everett. While Pokémon may be an unfamiliar concept to some, the pocket sized monsters have been popular since the mid 1990s through a variety of mediums such as trading...

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Council Confirms Appointment of Three New Police Transfers

July 16, 2016
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Council Confirms Appointment of Three New Police Transfers

By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Everett City Council met briefly on Monday night with a short agenda, but one that included some good news for local law enforcement efforts. Three veteran police officers have been  added to the ranks of the Everett Police Department, after the three officers transferred to Everett from their previous...

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DA Calls Human Skeleton find in Everett A ‘Suspicious Death’

July 16, 2016
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DA Calls Human Skeleton find in Everett A ‘Suspicious Death’

By Katy Rogers A human skull was discovered in the Rover Street area on National Grid Property in Everett on Thursday morning, July 7. A worker discovered the human remains in a dirt pile while on the clock. Police were alerted immediately, responding to the scene. Following a preliminary investigation, District Attorney Marian Ryan,...

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Everett Farmers’ Market Offers ‘Lids for Kids’

July 16, 2016
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Everett Farmers’ Market Offers ‘Lids for Kids’

More than 100 lucky boys and girls received free gifts at the Everett Farmers’ Market last Wednesday, July 6. The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center sponsored “Lids for Kids,” a free bike helmet giveaway for the first 100 children who appeared at the market. The organization also raffled off a boy’s bicycle and girl’s...

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Public Meeting Tonight:Wynn Boston Harbor Will Give View of ‘Real’ Construction Details

July 16, 2016
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By Seth Daniel What has to date been discussions of possibilities and ideas around the Wynn Boston Harbor casino will be boiled down to timelines and construction techniques at an update meeting scheduled for tonight, July 13, at the Connolly Center. To mark the third anniversary of the successful casino referendum vote in Everett,...

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