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Lower Mystic Work Group Plans Meeting on March 13

March 3, 2017
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The Lower Mystic Regional Working Group (LMRWG), has scheduled a Discussion Group on March 13 at 5:30 p.m. to discuss preliminary long-term plans for the Sullivan Square area. The meeting was re-scheduled after snow caused the Feb. 13 meeting to be cancelled. It will take place in the Keverian Room, Everett City Hall, 484 Broadway, Everett....

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City Officials Apply to MGC for Funds to Study Bus Lane

March 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The City of Everett has applied to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) for a $150,000 grant to study the idea of extending the bus-only lane from Sweetster Circle to the City Line along Lower Broadway. The bus-only lane was unveiled on the western side of Broadway by the City, the MBTA...

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Everett Boys Basketball Team Defeats Lowell High, 86-59

February 28, 2017
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Everett Boys Basketball Team Defeats Lowell High, 86-59

The Everett High School boys basketball team, champion of the GBL, has been building momentum heading in to the State Tournament that gets underway next week. Coach John DiBiaso’s Crimson Tide beat a very good Lowell team, 86-59, to improve its record to 16-1 with games remaining against Lawrence and Malden. Senior center Theo...

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From GBL to SEC:Bradley Giving his Word on SEC Network

February 28, 2017
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From GBL to SEC:Bradley Giving his Word on SEC Network

By Seth Daniel It could be Charlotte, Knoxville, Gainesville or College Station, but it is always Everett that is in the heart of basketball broadcasting guru Pat Bradley – who grew up in Everett, lived for basketball here and still speaks highly of his experiences in his hometown. Now, however, he has a southern...

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Near-Riot:Chuck E Cheese Attack Under Investigation, Pregnant Woman Assaulted

February 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Everett Police are investigating an assault on a pregnant woman during an altercation in the Chuck E Cheese establishment in the Gateway Mall on Monday night, Feb. 20 – the second major incident at the children’s restaurant in three months. Monday’s assault followed a near-riot that occurred on Dec. 17 at...

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Everett Man Alleged to Support ISIL Charged with Additional Charge of Obstructing Justice

February 28, 2017
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New charges and a new federal indictment against an Everett man charged with supporting ISIS, or ISIL, show that he allegedly communicated directly with members of the terror group in Syria in 2015 – including a well-known ISIS leader who was killed in a 2015 Syrian airstrike. David Daoud Wright, a/k/a Dawud Sharif Abdul...

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Wynn to Unveil ‘Mystic Mile’ Branding for Road Construction

February 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Wynn Boston Harbor has announced it will unveil a new website and campaign called the ‘Mystic Mile’ ahead of planned, major road construction projects in Everett, Charlestown and Medford this summer. President Bob DeSalvio told the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) on Thursday, Feb. 16, at a regular meeting of the board...

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Chelsea Man Arrested for Murder of Everett Man

February 28, 2017
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An Everett man, the victim of a brutal baseball bat beating earlier this month in Chelsea, has died of his injuries and his alleged assailant was apprehended in Ohio on murder charges Feb. 15. Melvin Cortes, 32, of Everett, was murdered, authorities said, when he was beaten by a man wielding a baseball bat...

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Honored for 50 Years of Service

February 17, 2017
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Honored for 50 Years of Service

City Councilor John Hanlon accepts a key to the City on Monday afternoon, Feb. 13, at a surprise celebration in City Hall that commemorated his 50 years of service to the City in various capacities. He has served as everything from mayor to City Clerk to Council President in the last five decades.

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Everett Native’s 100th Birthday

February 17, 2017
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Everett Native’s 100th Birthday

When Mona Jean Whittier Somerville of Everett was born, women could not vote. 100 years later, she proudly cast her ballot in one of the most contentious presidential elections of her lifetime. She also spent her 100th year going through a sort of bucket list of local activities. She watched the Boston Pops play...

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