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Libraries Celebrate Haitian Culture with Extensive Art Exhibition

May 26, 2017
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Libraries Celebrate Haitian Culture with Extensive Art Exhibition

By Katy Rogers The Everett Public Libraries hosted the second annual Haitian Art Exhibition on Friday and Saturday (May 19 and 20) in celebration of Haitian heritage month. The exhibition travelled from the Shute Library to the Parlin Library over the weekend, and showcased art by professional artists of Haitian descent both living in...

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Hybrid Plan:Boston Transportation to Move Forward with Sullivan Square Underpasses

May 26, 2017
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By Seth Daniel In a standing room only meeting in Charlestown on May 18, the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) announced that it intended to move forward on the long-term Sullivan Square traffic plan with the use of an underpass. That decision has as much effect on Everett and its commuters and economic development as...

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City Revives Historic Commission

May 26, 2017
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By Seth Daniel History can be easily forgotten if not championed by the living, and the City has revived its history with a new crop of historians to join its Historic Commission and bring the City’s history back into the forefront. In a combined effort by Mayor Carlo DeMaria, City Clerk Mike Matarazzo and...

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Law Day

May 19, 2017
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Law Day

Judge Hogan and Judge Barnes, of Malden District Court, welcomed local students and their families into the courtroom for Law Day last Friday, May 12. The annual event, sponsored by First District Eastern Middlesex Bar Association, honored five students with scholarships and an afternoon getting acquainted with the court. Everett High senior Victor Odiwuor...

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Memorial Service

May 19, 2017
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Memorial Service

Friends and family of Officer Tom Goyetche, who passed away in March, attended in his remembrance. Maria Bussell and Goyetche’s wife, Maureen, shared a tender moment during the ceremony as Carol Herbert stood close behind them.

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Fighting Graffiti One Mural at a Time:Students, Mayor Team up for Solution

May 19, 2017
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Fighting Graffiti One Mural at a Time:Students, Mayor Team up for Solution

By Seth Daniel After the anti-graffiti efforts of scores of volunteers last month were thwarted by a renegade vandal, Mayor Carlo DeMaria and School Supt. Fred Foresteire teamed up to put together a program they believe will detract vandals from spray painting ‘tags’ on the Northern Strand Community Trail. The solution: Art. About a...

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Competitive Edge:Wynn Boston Harbor Pushing for Special, Limited 4 A.M. Liquor License

May 19, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Citing the need to be competitive in a business with narrow margins, Wynn Boston Harbor is pushing strongly for a provision in the State Budget that would allow them to serve liquor on the gaming floor for an extra two hours at night – until 4 a.m. A typical liquor license...

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Police Establish Impact Team for Added Patrols, Attention

May 19, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Citing higher staffing levels, Chief Steve Mazzie said his department has established an impact team to patrol “hot spots” and take care of quality of life concerns. Mazzie said he started the new patrol two weeks ago after the latest Police Academy graduates finished their local training – freeing up more...

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City Eliminates Basketball at Swan Street Park on Trial Basis

May 19, 2017
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By Katy Rogers A heated discussion arose for Everett residents during a meeting at City Hall regarding the Swan Street Park renovation that presented a plan which included a renovated basketball court – a major point of contention for neighbors who believe the court contributes to public safety problems. After much discussion, and City...

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Proposed School Budget Would Cut 70 Positions in Everett

May 19, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. When the City Council meets with the School Department on Wednesday, May 31, to discuss the proposed school budget for fiscal Year 2018, they’ll be considering a school budget that is $357,854 less than last year, even with $2 million in additional funding proposed by Mayor Carlo DeMaria and City...

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