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Wynn Boston Harbor Details Changes to Mass Gaming

March 10, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Wynn Boston Harbor group detailed changes to its Everett resort casino during a meeting of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) on Thursday, March 2, in Springfield – noting that the retail component of the project has been decreased significantly in favor of more convention space. In a presentation to the...

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Down the Road Gets License for New Taproom, April Opening

March 10, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Adding to the boom of breweries in Everett will soon be Down the Road Brewery, which got its Farmer’s Pouring License on Monday night from the Everett License Commission. The license will allow the brewery and its owner, Donovan Bailey, to now have an official taproom similar to those already at...

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Council to Take Up $1.3 Million Transfer for Schools

March 10, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. School Department officials met with the City Council Committee of the Whole on Thursday night, March 2, to explain their need for a $1.3 million transfer for the current school year and how they will use the funds to get through the school year. On hand to support the School...

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Chuck E. Cheese Ordered to Have Details on School Vacations

March 10, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The cheese stood alone on Monday night at Everett City Hall, as representatives from Chuck E. Cheese were called to hearings of the Council’s Public Safety Committee and the License Commission regarding the most recent incident of violence in its Everett store. The Everett License Commission held a hearing on the...

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Homeless Man Identified, Sought in Oakland Avenue Murder

March 10, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Everett Chief of Police Steven Mazzie announced that an arrest warrant has been issued for the suspect in the murder of Francis Brescia, 65, of Everett. At the same time, Mayor Carlo DeMaria reassured residents of the Oakland Avenue area that they should not be...

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Pope John Boys Continue March in Tourney

March 3, 2017
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Pope John Boys Continue March in Tourney

Pope John’s Dimmone Marshall (13) squeezes by two Mystic Valley guards as the Pope John Tigers boys’ basketball team hosted Mystic Valley on Monday night, Feb. 27, at home in Everett during the first round of the Division 4 North State Basketball Tournament. Mystic Valley was no match for the Tigers, with Pope John...

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Author at the Library

March 3, 2017
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Author at the Library

Allen Winecorur listened intently to author Kate Clifford Larson as she spoke about Rosemary Kennedy and her recent book, ‘Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter,’ at the Shute Library on Feb. 22. The talk was the first within the Everett Library’s general challenge for residents to read 17 suggested books in 2017. The Kennedy book...

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MAPC Study Shows Unused Parking Spots

March 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel It took a little nighttime surveillance work and the poring over of a lot of data, but a new study from the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) of five communities – including Everett and Chelsea – showed that nearly 25 percent of parking space in apartment buildings are not being used....

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Elderly Man Found Dead in Oakland Ave Apartment

March 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The case of an elderly man found dead in his Oakland Avenue apartment on Saturday, Feb. 25, is now being handled by Everett Police and State Police as a homicide. The ruling came from the Medical Examiner on Monday morning, after Everett Police had turned over the body of the man...

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City Excited to Unveil Everett Square Study on March 14

March 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The City and Utile Design will unveil the fruits of many months of study in and around Everett Square at the City Council meeting on March 14. Exactly one year ago, the City contracted with Utile Design of Boston – one of the top streetscape designers in the region – to...

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