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Moving Forward:After Long Process, DiDomenico Affirms ‘Strong Relationship’ with Sen President-Elect Spilka

March 30, 2018
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After a long process, Sen. Sal DiDomenico fell a few votes short of gaining the Senate Presidency, a process that completed last week when State Sen. Karen Spilka corralled the 21 votes needed to secure the presidency. It was announced publicly in a press conference on Thursday, March 22. While no one was keeping...

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Wynn Sells Full Stake in Company, New Investors Greeted Enthusiastically

March 30, 2018
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When Wynn Resorts decided to come to Everett, it was Steve Wynn who emerged from Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s office to make the announcement and drive the process forward with memorable charisma. When Wynn Resorts cuts the ribbon on the Wynn Boston Harbor resort casino in June 2019, Steve Wynn will not be holding the...

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City Council Approves $600k Assessing Transfer

March 30, 2018
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The Everett City Council voted to go into Executive Session Monday night, just a few minutes after opening its meeting to “discuss strategy with respect to potential litigation… and…the value of real property…:TIF agreement.” Joining the Councilors in their strategy session were Mayor Carlo DeMaria, members of the City Finance and Assessing departments, City...

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McGonagle Hosts Budget Meeting

March 30, 2018
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There’s one way to showcase a community and its high school, and State Rep. Joe McGonagle did just that last week when he co-chaired a budget hearing of the Ways and Means Committee in the Everett High School library. The other co-chair was Sen. Sal DiDomenico, who has brought the hearing to Everett High...

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Wynn Boston Harbor Continues to Buy Land on Lower Broadway

March 30, 2018
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The Wynn Boston Harbor team has continued to purchase properties on Lower Broadway off their building site over the past month, amounting to five properties for a total purchase of $7.84 million. The purchases came from late January to mid-March and included high-profile properties such as the Massone Auto shop and an accompanying parking...

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Get to Know Gerly Adrien: An Everett Candidate Running for State Representative

March 30, 2018
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As the race for the seat for State Representative of the 28th Middlesex District begins, candidate Gerly Adrien has made her motives clear: listen to the Everett community. Adrien is interested in hearing what the community wants to change in Everett. Gerly wants to have the tough conversations about issues involving education, economic development,...

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DiDomenico Supports Animal Welfare and Safety Legislation

March 30, 2018
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Sen. Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) and his colleagues in the Massachusetts Senate unanimously adopted a bill designed to protect the health, safety and well-being of animals. S.2332, “An Act to protect animal welfare and safety in cities and towns” (PAWS II), expands on gains first secured in the original PAWS law which was filed in...

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Nathan Smolensky Announces as Independent in Congressional Bid

March 30, 2018
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Nathan Smolensky, a non-profit manager from Somerville, has announced that he will be running as an Independent for Massachusetts’s 7th District Congressional seat. “We need Independent voices to speak up,” says Smolensky, “now more than ever. The parties are becoming increasingly polarized, and that means more strong-arming and undermining in our politics, and somehow...

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DiDomenico Supports and Promotes Civics Education Curriculum

March 30, 2018
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Last week, Sen. Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) and his colleagues in the Massachusetts Senate voted to pass, S.2355, An Act to Promote and Enhance Civic Engagement.  The legislation enacts a hands-on and experiential approach to fostering civic engagement by incorporating project-based learning components, encouraging the instruction of civic competencies – including news and media literacy...

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DiDomenico,McGonagle, DeMaria Welcome Secretary Ash to Everett

March 30, 2018
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On Monday, March 26, Sen. Sal DiDomenico, along with Representative Joe McGonagle, and members of the DeMaria administration welcomed the Secretary of Housing and Economic Development, Jay Ash, to the City of Everett. The Senator had the pleasure of bringing the Secretary to Everett for a walking tour of Everett Square. The Senator, Representative,...

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