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Wynn Boston Harbor Reaches $1 Million in Wages and Benefits to Everett Residents

March 31, 2017
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Just eight months after breaking ground, Wynn Boston Harbor announced that more than $1 million in wages and benefits have been paid to Everett residents who are working union construction jobs at the five-star Wynn Boston Harbor resort. To date, 49 employees from Everett have worked more than 18,000 hours on the resort. “The...

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City Council Approves Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance

March 31, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. By a margin of 10-2, the Everett City Council on Monday night approved a new inclusionary zoning by-law that will require new residential developments with more than 10 units to set aside a prescribed percentage of units for affordable housing. The issue has been before the Council for some time,...

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Letters Go Out to Prepare Retailers for New Smoking Regs

March 31, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The multi-city tobacco control board has sent out letters to Everett retailers this month to prepare them for new smoking regulations that will go into effect on May 1, making the new smoking age 21 and sharply curtailing the sale of flavored cigars and e-cigarettes. The Everett Board of Health and...

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First “Massachusetts Open Mosque Day” to be Held on April 2

March 31, 2017
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Sunday, April 2nd, 18 mosques across Massachusetts will hold an Open-Mosque Day to provide an opportunity for the wider public to meet their Muslim neighbors. The festivities will include the American Islamic Center in Everett. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour a mosque, hear a brief introduction to Islam, and witness a Muslim...

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Senator DiDomenico Brings Ways and Means Committee Hearing to Everett Once Again

March 31, 2017
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Senator Sal DiDomenico is once again bringing members of the Senate and House Committees on Ways & Means to Everett for a public hearing on the Governor’s budget proposal for the Fiscal Year 2017. The hearing will be held on Monday, April 3 at 10 a.m. at Everett High School, and is one of...

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St Patrick’s Day Celebrations

March 24, 2017
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St Patrick’s Day Celebrations

The Irish American Police Officers Association Pipes & Drums filled Night Shift Brewery with the sound of bagpipes and drums for St. Patrick’s Day last Friday, March 17. The brewery hosted music and Irish-themed beers and food on Friday.

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Parlin School Students Celebrate St Patrick’s Day

March 24, 2017
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Parlin School Students Celebrate St Patrick’s Day

On Friday, March 17, Parlin School students and staff wore green to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Teachers distributed “The Greenest Student” certificates to students who celebrated this occasion. To culminate the day, teachers and students had discussions about traditions from all cultural backgrounds.

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Reshaping and Growing:City Unveils Plans for Everett Square

March 24, 2017
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Reshaping and Growing:City Unveils Plans for Everett Square

By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. In what is likely to be the start of a very long and public process for reshaping and growing Everett’s downtown, the Everett City Council on Monday heard from the Everett Planning and Development department and the City’s consultants about ways in which the City of Everett could make Everett...

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Wynn Hopes to Bring New Clean Up Technique to Mystic River Dredging

March 24, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Wynn Boston Harbor team is hoping that the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will approve a new, less invasive method of cleaning up the polluted sediments in the Mystic River as it approaches a decision by the state on its upcoming river clean up phase. Wynn Resorts’ Jacqui Krum...

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Bank of America Building Ready for Big Things in the Square

March 24, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When Vladymir Narcisse, an Everett native now living in Revere, surveyed the development scene a few years ago, he couldn’t help but trust his instincts that Everett Square in his hometown of Everett was ripe for something great to happen. In fact, for that reason the family business, Zaytems International LLC,...

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