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Legislature Passes Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

August 5, 2017
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Last week, the Massachusetts Legislature passed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which guarantees reasonable accommodations and safety measures for pregnant workers. Senator Sal DiDomenico and Representative Joseph McGonagle both voted in support of this legislation that makes it illegal for an employer to discriminate against, refuse to employ, or terminate an individual due to...

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Sen Sal DiDomenico to Chair Italian Caucus

August 5, 2017
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By John Lynds Everett State Sen. Sal DiDomenico was picked by Senate President Stan Rosenberg to chair the state legislature’s new Italian Caucus. DiDomenico will chair the caucus on the Senate  side while with Rep. Paul Donato (D-Medford) and Rep. Adrian Madaro (D-East Boston) will co-chair the caucus on the House side. “I’m honored...

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A Great Parade Observing the 125th Anniversary

July 28, 2017
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A Great Parade Observing the 125th Anniversary

Happy Birthday, Everett! Everett celebrated its 125th birthday on Saturday, July 22, with an elaborate parade through the city – led by Grand Marshal and former U.S. Ambassador Walter Carrington. Hundreds of marchers with elite drum and bugle corps from around the East Coast also participated in the parade before embarking on a high-profile...

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Wynn Boston Gets 4 A.M. Liquor License

July 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The push by Wynn Boston Harbor to include a 4 a.m. liquor license for casinos in the State Budget paid off Monday, July 17, when Gov. Charlie Baker signed off on a budget that included the special license in an “Outside Area” of the budget. The 4 a.m.-license in the budget...

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8 Candidates Interviewed Seeking City Clerk Position

July 28, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. and Seth Daniel A City Council committee has interviewed eight candidates for the City Clerk position and will recommend three of those candidates to the full body for a possible decision at the Aug. 3 Special Meeting. The candidates recommended, according to some Committee members are: Sergio Cornelio, current assistant...

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Planning Board Taking Precautions for Affordable Housing

July 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel On Monday night, the Everett Planning Board reviewed the first-ever housing proposal that is required to include affordable housing, and the board voted unanimously to bring in an attorney to help get the process correct. George Varoudakis, of Danvers and as DAG Realty Trust, has proposed to put in 14 residential...

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Sen DiDomenico Appointed to Chair Italian Caucus

July 28, 2017
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By John Lynds Everett State Sen. Sal DiDomenico was picked by Senate President Stan Rosenberg to chair the state legislature’s new Italian Caucus. DiDomenico will chair the caucus on the Senate  side while with Rep. Paul Donato (D-Medford) and Rep. Adrian Madaro (D-East Boston) will co-chair the caucus on the House side. “I’m honored...

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City of Everett Celebrates 125th Anniversary in Style

July 28, 2017
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On Saturday, July 22 Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the City of Everett hosted a parade and drum and bugle competition to celebrate the city’s 125th anniversary. More than 50 floats, groups, characters and national drum and bugle bands joined in the anniversary celebration. Thousands of viewers covered the parade route, most dressed in their...

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Everett Community Development Block Grant

July 28, 2017
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On Thursday, July 20th Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito awarded the City of Everett an $825,000 Community Development Block Grant, one of 39 grants awarded statewide through the $30.5 million program. These funds will help Everett to respond to specific housing, community, and economic development projects that support low- and moderate-income...

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Portion of Old Everett High School Built Out as Temporary Fire Station

July 28, 2017
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On Monday, July 24, a portion of the old Everett High School began to be utilized as an active fire station, becoming the temporary quarters of the Hancock Street Station, while the station is being renovated. Mayor Carlo DeMaria secured $3.5 million from the Everett City Council to rehabilitate the Hancock Fire Station. The...

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