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Homecoming Celebration is Saturday

September 29, 2014
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Homecoming Celebration is Saturday

The Everett School Committee and its Homecoming organizers have finalized plans for Saturday’s daylong festivities, highlighted by an extravagant parade and culminating in a football game between the Crimson Tide and St. John’s Prep (2:30 p.m.) The 2014 Everett High School Homecoming Parade will step off at 12 noon sharp in Glendale Park on...

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On The Casino Front: Casino Question to be Decided by November Vote

September 29, 2014
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Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo said he will not support the expanded gaming repeal, Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria challenged the media to get information out to the voters to prevent confusion – and at the same time – many influential Charlestown residents have jumped very vocally on the repeal effort. As the casino licensing process...

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City Fest

September 22, 2014
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City Fest

The Cover Girls were a huge hit, making CityFest their debut comeback event on Saturday, Sept. 13, in Everett Square. Hordes of residents came out to the event to hear the music, sample the food and socialize with friends and neighbors. Amongst the other hits were kettle corn and other traditional favorites at the Wynn Resorts...

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Hannah Sheehan Will Serve as Marshal of the 2014 Homecoming Parade

September 22, 2014
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Hannah Sheehan Will Serve as Marshal of the 2014 Homecoming Parade

Mrs. Hannah Sheehan, a tireless volunteer to the city’s youth sports programs and a loving mother who saw her five sons take part in Everett Crimson Tide Athletics, has been selected to serve as the Honorary Marshal of the 2014 Everett High School Homecoming Parade. “Mrs. Sheehan is an ideal person to serve as...

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Wynn Wins: MGC Awards Casino License to Wynn Resorts on Tuesday

September 22, 2014
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Wynn Wins: MGC Awards Casino License to Wynn Resorts on Tuesday

It came down to risky versus safe, and in the end the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) chose the riskier bet in awarding the Greater Boston resort casino license to Wynn Resorts on Tuesday afternoon. The vote ended up 3-1 to give it to Wynn, mostly based on jobs numbers and economic development benefits. Those...

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Wynn, Demaria Excited to See Snowball Effect for Casino

September 22, 2014
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Wynn, Demaria Excited to See Snowball Effect for Casino

When Everett residents got together a few years ago – long before a casino was ever in the cards for the city – to discuss a plan for Lower Broadway, they wanted access to their waterfront and a marina. On Tuesday, Mayor Carlo DeMaria reported that they got what they wanted and then some....

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School Enrollment Continues to Climb: More than 7,200 Students Now Enrolled in Everett Schools

September 22, 2014
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According to Dr. Thomas Stella, assistant superintendent of Everett public schools, enrollment in the Everett school system has continued to climb, even after the opening of schools two weeks ago. On Monday evening, Dr. Stella and Superintendent of Schools Frederick Foresteire informed the Everett School Committee that nearly 300 new students had registered for...

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Council Votes to Keep Fire Chief Position in Civil Service

September 22, 2014
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The Everett City Council voted unanimously last Wednesday, September 10, against a proposal by Mayor Carlo DeMaria that would have taken the Fire Chief’s position out of civil service and eliminated a requirement that new fire chiefs, when chosen, be required to complete the Fire Chief’s exam that accompanies that designation. Though the mayor...

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West Nile Virus Found in Everett

September 22, 2014
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The Mass. Dept. of Public Health recently reported that mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus (WNV) have been found in Everett and in other communities in the Metro Boston area.  This news should serve as a warning that mosquitoes pose a health threat between now and early October.  Although the chances of acquiring WNV are...

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Capital Improvement Updates

September 11, 2014
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Capital Improvement Updates

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and his administration recently offered these updates to ongoing Capital Improvement Projects across the City: City Services Mayor DeMaria recently met with senior staff to ensure that the procedures, staffing, and supplies are effectively in place for the fall and winter seasons.  A new John Deere riding lawn mower has been...

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