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Learning the Ropes:Cambridge College Announces Plans to Open Gaming Career Institute with Wynn

April 6, 2018
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After many months of discussion, Cambridge College and Wynn Boston Harbor announced on Thursday that the two organizations have partnered to offer a Gaming Institute on the Charlestown campus that will teach prospective employees table games and security. Philip Page, vice president of strategic partnerships, and Mark Rotondo (an Everett native), vice president of...

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Sen DiDomenico Champions Early Education and Out of School Time Facilities Capital Rund

April 6, 2018
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Sen. Sal DiDomenico recently spoke on the floor of the Massachusetts Senate in support of the reauthorization of the Early Education and Out Of School Time (EEOST) Capital Fund. The reauthorization of this fund was included as part of the Housing Bond Bill that was passed by the Massachusetts Senate last week. Sen. DiDomenico...

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Secretary Pollack Would like Silver Line to Go to Everett

April 6, 2018
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Just as the Silver Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line gets ready to launch in Chelsea on April 21, State Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack said in a meeting in Boston that she would like to see it expand to Everett – a plan that Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Lower Mystic Regional Transportation Working...

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Harvard Study Highlights the Positive Impact of Everett’s Boks Exercise Program

April 6, 2018
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A recent study conducted by Harvard University tested the impact of the K-8 Build Our Kid’s Success Program (Boks). The study highlighted that before- school physical activity initiatives are an effective path to help students lose weight. The popular youth workout program that launched in Everett Public Schools in 2016 has returned for another...

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From the Mayor’s Office

April 6, 2018
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MAYOR DEMARIA’S SUMMER YOUTH JOB PROGRAM RETURNS FOR 2018 Mayor Carlo DeMaria is pleased to announce that the Summer Youth Job Program has returned and will be accepting applications. The Mayor and his administration offer the Summer Youth Program to provide essential opportunities to teens prior to going off to college. The program helps...

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MBTA Approves Contract to Rebuild Wellington Yard and Upgrade Orange Line Signal System

April 6, 2018
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The MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) voted Monday to award a $102.7 million contract to Barletta Heavy Division for rebuilding the Wellington Rail Yard and upgrading its signal systems. “At a total capital investment of $1.98 billion, we are not only purchasing a new fleet of Orange and Red Line vehicles, but...

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New Early Morning MBTA Bus Routes Started This Week

April 6, 2018
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New, early morning bus routes on several area MBTA lines began on Sunday, April 1, for a one-year early morning pilot program on the routes. The pilot will be on the MBTA’s busiest key bus routes serving neighborhoods within the immediate Boston core traveling to downtown Boston, the Seaport, and key stops in between...

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Pressley Raises $364,000 in First Two Months of Congressional Campaign

April 6, 2018
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The Ayanna Pressley for Congress campaign announced Tuesday that it has raised $364,368 in primary contributions from more than 1,500 donors in its first two months since launching at the end of January. More than 70 percent of the contributions received were under $100, reflecting the campaign’s early grassroots momentum and enthusiasm. “I am...

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Trash Talk: Removing Litter from the Mystic River

April 6, 2018
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All too often, litter on the street ends up the Mystic River. In partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA) is developing a long-term plan to target the high-trash areas in our watershed and prevent this trash from entering the river in the first place. This April MyRWA...

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Flag Ceremony

March 30, 2018
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Flag Ceremony

The Everett Girl Scouts held a flag ceremony at the Immaculate Conception Church in honor of their 106th birthday on Sunday, March 11, displaying their flags proudly throughout the Immaculate Church Parish Hall. Here, Daisy Scouts Kethley Dos Santo and Giuliana Santiago lead the pack into the Hall with co-leader Kathy Allen.

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