Paris St Gallery Faces Closing, or Relocation

June 15, 2018
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When Alvin Colon began approaching City officials and local boards four years ago about his dream of a cutting edge art gallery and performance space in the Commercial Triangle on Paris Street – he got a lot of confused looks from those who have never thought much of the area. Over the last four...

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Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts (PPFM) Endorse State Rep Joseph McGonagle for Re-Election

June 15, 2018
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State Rep. Joseph McGonagle was formally endorsed by the Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts (PFFM) for his re-election as state representative in the 28th Middlesex District. PFFM represents the more than 12,000 active and retired professional firefighters of Massachusetts. “The Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts are proud to unanimously endorse Rep. McGonagle for re-election as...

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Gerly Adrien Challenges Opponents to Forum /Debate

June 15, 2018
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Gerly Adrien, candidate for the Democratic primary for State Representative, sent out certified letters this week to opponents, State Rep. Joe McGonagle and Candidate Stephen ‘Stat’ Smith, for two to three forums or debates held prior to the Democratic primary on Tuesday, September 4. “Everett voters want to hear more about why we are...

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New Zoning on the Parkway Could Be Game-Changing for Everett’s Future

June 15, 2018
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Likely, the next gold mine in Everett is buried under the toxicity of 60 years of heavy industry beyond the Parkway, but the City is now attempting to sift through the sand to get to the gold. As often happens, the future of a huge swath of the City’s most promising property – property...

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Planning Board, Community Wary of Changing Housing Ordinance

June 15, 2018
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A measure to promote larger residential developments in the City got a lukewarm greeting from some Planning Board members and some members of the community Monday night as it would alter the year-old Inclusionary Zoning ordinance that requires 20 percent affordable units in such developments. Planner Michael Vivaldi, ISD Director Jim Soper and Planner...

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A Tragedy with a Lesson for All of Us

June 15, 2018
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Most of us probably never heard of Charlotte Fox, who was the first American woman to ascend three, 26,000-foot or higher mountains, including Mt. Everest. Yet she tragically made the news recently when she was found dead at her home in Telluride, Colorado, apparently from a fall while she was descending a steep flight...

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Glenda Jackson — a True Inspiration

June 15, 2018
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Glenda Jackson, the brilliant British actress, is 82 years old. Yet despite being an octogenarian, she won the Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a play Sunday night. Performing on the stage on Broadway is grueling work — eight shows a week — for anyone, let alone a person who is well beyond...

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A Great Day for All Citizens

June 15, 2018
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Saturday’s Boston Pride Parade, in which mayors from across the nation and  coast-to-coast joined Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Mayor Marty Walsh, in showing their support for the Rainbow Resistance, was a manifestation of the depth of support for the LGBTQ community throughout the United States. This show of strength is needed more than ever...

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EHS Softball Wins Opener, but Falls to Concord-Carlisle

June 15, 2018
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The Everett High softball team won its preliminary round contest last week in the Division 1 North Sectional of the MIAA softball tournament before dropping a 9-4 decision to top-seeded Concord-Carlisle in the first round. The Lady Crimson Tide entered the D-1 North as the 16th seed in the 21-team sectional and drew #17...

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Obituaries 06-13-2018

June 15, 2018
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  George Jannino, Jr. Boston Globe retiree, former Everett Youth Hockey and Baseball coach George J. Jannino, Jr. of Melrose, formerly of Everett, passed aw ay  peacefully at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston on June 7 at  the age of 79. George was born on April 9, 1939 in Chelsea, one of...

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Everett Special Olympics Competition

June 12, 2018
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Everett Special Olympics Competition

Brianna Umana poked her head out of a mesh tunnel, the final challenge in the obstacle course, during the Everett Special Olympics competition on Friday, June 1, at the Everett Veterans Memorial Stadium. Hundreds of young people converged on the Stadium to compete in running, throwing and climbing.

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Spring Arts Festival

June 12, 2018
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Spring Arts Festival

Nataliah Siriani was the youngest artist in the Everett Art Association’s 50th annual Spring Arts Festival, as part of the new young artists showcase, displaying two paintings in the show. The Association celebrated its 50-year milestone over the weekend with the show, which showed numerous talented paintings and brought in performers too.

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A Peek into Luxury:Encore ‘Golden Rooms’ Show Off What is to Come

June 12, 2018
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A Peek into Luxury:Encore ‘Golden Rooms’ Show Off What is to Come

Even though the outside of the Encore Boston Harbor tower isn’t completed, there is already an opportunity to get a peek at the lap of luxury that is soon coming to the shores of the Mystic River. “This is the first run where you fit out all the rooms for quality, specifications and dimensions,”...

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Mares Named to Head Neighborhood Developers

June 12, 2018
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Just as The Neighborhood Developers (TND) celebrated its 40th year in existence, the Chelsea-based organization that has expanded to Everett recently announced its new Director, Rafael Mares, at a celebration function on May 31. Mares is a Revere resident and will replace 15-year Director Ann Houston – who will be moving on to a...

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Rep McGonagle Joins Gov Baker in Signing of Housing Bond Bill

June 12, 2018
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Last week, Rep. Joe McGonagle joined Gov. Charlie Baker and House leadership for the signing of H.4536, the largest Housing Bond Bill in Massachusetts history. McGonagle was one of just three representatives who pushed the legislation through Conference Committee, working alongside Chairman Honan and Rep. Hill, as well as Sen. Boncore, Keenan, and O’Connor....

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DiDomenico Delivers for Everett in FY19 Budget

June 12, 2018
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Sen. Sal DiDomenico and his colleagues in the Massachusetts Senate recently passed a $41.49 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2019, including targeted investments to create opportunities and ensure access to the tools that individuals, children and families need to succeed in the economy and in their communities. This budget invests in key areas related...

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Budget Hearings Begin with Questions, Few Cuts

June 12, 2018
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The Everett City Council’s Committee of the Whole on Budget began its annual budget deliberations, meeting with department heads from 15 separate departments on Monday night, June 4. It was light fare on Monday as none of the City’s largest departments – Police, Fire, City Services or the School Department – were among the...

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Eastern Salt Gets Trio of Permits for Former BSG Site

June 12, 2018
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The Council got a bit salty on Tuesday, May 29, as they discussed licenses needed by Eastern Salt of Chelsea to locate a salt storage area on Rover Street in the industrial zone. The Everett City Council, recognizing the busy budget review season ahead, opted to meet on Tuesday, May 29, to ensure City...

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DeMaria Joins in Celebration of Landline Trail

June 12, 2018
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria joined members of the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) and the Baker Administration along the Northern Strand Community Trail to celebrate the unveiling of the Landline Trail and Greenway Plan that connects 1,400 miles of trails and greenways throughout the Boston Region. A group of bicyclists rode along four community trails,...

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Everett Kiwanis Club’s Frank Mastrocola Bocce Tournament Set for June 9

June 12, 2018
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The Everett Kiwanis Club is proud to announce that the field is set for its inaugural Frank Mastrocola Bocce tournament. Twelve Teams consisting of members of the Everett Police Department, City officials, teachers and business owners will compete for $750 in first place money. Best of all, the day is designed to help Kiwanis...

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City Administration Submits New Zoning for Commercial Triangle

June 12, 2018
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It’s been a long time in the making, but a significant zoning change package has been submitted to the Planning Board for the Commercial Triangle and Parkway areas of the city. City Planner Tony Sousa said they have filed two major zoning change amendments for the Planning Board to hear on June 11, including...

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New City Department Gets Attention, New Price-Tag Draws Scrutiny from Council

June 12, 2018
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Though the Committee of the Whole on Budget has not yet made any recommendations that would affect the proposed staffing levels in the budget, several councilors, including councilors Fred Capone and Michael McLaughlin, indicated that they have not yet decided that the new Department of Organizational Assessment is necessary. Mayor Carlo DeMaria created the...

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Candidate Gerly Adrien Will Bring Finance Experience to the House

June 12, 2018
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Gerly Adrien, candidate for State Representative, has a love for finance and business management that started at the age of 14. Her first insight was at the Department of Education in the Special Education Department. As a summer intern, she improved the department’s finances in the office. Her commitment to help people started early...

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Two North End Restauranteurs Partner to Bring Flavor of the North End to Encore Boston Harbor

June 12, 2018
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Encore Boston Harbor has picked two North End restaurant legends—Frank DePasquale and Nick Varano—to operate a 135-seat, 5,200-square-foot Italian restaurant at the five-star, $2.5 billion Encore Boston Harbor Resort. ‘Fratelli’ (which means brothers in Italian) is the first local restaurant partnership between DePasquale and Varano and the first locally operated restaurant at the 3...

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