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Everett Baseball Wins Season Opener

April 14, 2017
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Everett Baseball Wins Season Opener

Everett’s Monte Mack (9) takes aim at an incoming ball at first base as a Saugus player reaches for the base. Everett High was finally able to kick off the spring sports season after early-season rain and snow dampened things a bit. Everett came out firing, beating Saugus on the road 6-2.

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Easter Spring Fling

April 14, 2017
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Easter Spring Fling

Pawanpreet Dhanoya cuddled a baby goat in the petting zoo section of the Connolly Center during the 3rd Annual Easter Spring Fling on Thursday afternoon, April 6. The celebration featured a fun petting zoo and a lively visit from the Easter Bunny.

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Hometown Hotel:New enVision Hotel Grand Opening Shows off Connections to City, Welcome Environment

April 14, 2017
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Hometown Hotel:New enVision Hotel Grand Opening Shows off Connections to City, Welcome Environment

By Seth Daniel If the new enVision Hotel were anymore Everett, it would be wearing a State Championship football jacket. The owners of Global Vision Hotels unveiled the old rehabilitated, shoe factory on the Parkway in grand fashion Monday morning, noting the nods and connections to Everett throughout the hotel in a way rarely...

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Unanimous Vote:Council Approves Statement of Interest in Possible High School Addition

April 14, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. By a unanimous vote Monday night, the Everett City Council voted to approve the Everett School Department’s Letter of Interest to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) to study the feasibility of building an addition to the Everett High School (EHS), just 10 years after the new high school opened...

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Everett Council Establishes City Hall Book Store

April 14, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Everett City Council voted Monday night to approve a motion establishing a revolving fund to create a new City Hall Book Store. The impetus for the new endeavor is to provide the City with a mechanism for creating and selling City memorabilia associated with the City of Everett 125th...

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State Screening for Ride-Share Catches More Drivers

April 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Everett’s state delegation are applauding the results of expanded state criminal background checks for ride-sharing companies, such as Uber and Lyft, with initial results showing a significant amount of drivers should not be behind the wheel. After the new state background check went into effect this January,...

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Fire Dept Promotes Wortman, Imbornone

April 14, 2017
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The City Council approved two promotions within the Everett Fire Department, elevating firefighter Scott Wortman to the rank of Fire Lieutenant and promoting Captain Michael Imbornone to the rank of Deputy Chief. Wortman and Imbornone were each sworn in to their new positions by City Clerk Michael Matarazzo as Fire Chief Tony Carli, members...

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Legislature Passes Spending Bill with A Focus on Supporting Those Most in Need

April 14, 2017
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State Representative Joseph McGonagle join his colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature to pass a supplemental budget that makes crucial investments to support the Commonwealth’s most vulnerable residents including the families of those killed in the line of duty. The pending bill contains $300,000 to begin the process of regulating the recreational marijuana industry following...

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Wynn Tells MGC They Are Meeting Diversity Hiring Goals, Contracts

April 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel In a special meeting of the Access and Opportunity Committee of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) in Everett City Hall on Tuesday morning, April 11, Wynn Boston Harbor told members of the Committee that they are now meeting or exceeding all of their diversity hiring goals for construction. In fact, Wynn’s...

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Senator DiDomenico asks Congressional Delegation to Fight for Legal Services Funding

April 14, 2017
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Senate President Stan Rosenberg, Senator Sal DiDomenico and Senator Will Brownsberger have sent a letter to the Massachusetts Congressional delegation urging them to fight against the Trump Administration’s proposed elimination of funding for Legal Services. Last year, 23,000 low-income and elderly people in Massachusetts got help at Legal Services with foreclosures and evictions, domestic...

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