Now Getting Involved: Wynn Resorts Will Back ‘No on Question 3’ Effort

October 13, 2014
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After mostly staying out of the casino repeal vote discussion – otherwise known as Question 3 – Wynn Resorts announced last weekend that they would become involved in the ‘No on 3’ campaign over the next month. When the casino company won their license on Sept. 16, officials from Wynn said they hadn’t made...

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Homecoming Day Was a Great Event

October 6, 2014
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With Mother Nature delivering a glorious summer-like day, Superintendent of Schools Frederick Foresteire and the Everett School Committee celebrated another successful Homecoming extravaganza Saturday. As Mr. Foresteire said prior to the event, there were many organizers and supporters who deserve praise including the School Department, the Mayor’s Office, the Department of Public Works, and...

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Middle School Students Invited to Catholic High School Information Night

October 6, 2014
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Middle school students and parents are invited to attend Catholic High School Information Night at Malden Catholic High School on Tuesday, Oct. 7,  from 6:00 PM -8:00  PM.  This free event provides an opportunity for families to gather information and speak with admission officers from fifteen local Catholic high schools. Participating high schools include:...

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Communities Benefit Most from Gaming When They Build a Diversified Economy

October 6, 2014
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In the wake of several casino closings in Atlantic City, gaming critics are out in force with, “I told you so — gaming can’t save an economy.” Guess what? We agree. Instead of viewing gaming as a panacea to cure all economic ills, policymakers should view gaming as one piece of a multifaceted economic...

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Letters to the Editor

October 6, 2014
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Thank you for your support Dear Editor: LATINOS UNIDOS EN MASSACHUSETTS (LUMA), want to thanks the residents and officials of Everett for their support in he 4th Multicultural Festival of Everett  on Augusto 30.  We wrapped up a full day  of Entertainment  based in one phrase “One Voice, One World” on Saturday, August 30th, at...

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Bond adds Paul James as Vice President, Risk Management

October 6, 2014
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BOND, a regional construction management firm to the institutional markets and a self-performing general contractor to the power and energy industries, is pleased to announce the addition of Paul M. James, Esq. as Vice President – Risk Management. In this newly established role, Mr. James will be responsible for working with the BOND Executive...

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Murdered Marine from Everett remembered in Garden of Peace

October 6, 2014
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Murdered Marine from Everett remembered in Garden of Peace

No one wants to be memorialized in Boston’s Garden of Peace, but for those that are remembered there, the addition of their names to the solemn Garden for murder victims gives some solace and a place to grieve with others who are walking similar paths. The Boston Garden of Peace held its 10th Annual...

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Everett Officials, Surrounding Cities See Momentum and Visibility in Baker Campaign

October 6, 2014
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Everett Officials, Surrounding Cities See Momentum and Visibility in Baker Campaign

Several Everett elected officials headed to Revere to join numerous residents and other elected officials from the surrounding communities to lend their support to the Republican Gubernatorial ticket of Charlie Baker and Karyn Polito. In an area where things are distinctively “blue,” numerous Democrats turned out to support the Baker campaign at the rally...

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‘No On Question 3’ Campaign Gets Energized in Everett

October 6, 2014
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‘No On Question 3’ Campaign Gets Energized in Everett

Only minutes had gone by after the decision by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) to award a casino license to Wynn Resorts before Everett’s Michael McLaughlin and Dan Skeritt kicked it into high gear to get the word out about the ‘Vote No on Question 3’ campaign – a campaign calling for keeping the...

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Sports 10-01-2014

October 6, 2014
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Denis leads Everett past St. John’s Prep, 34-23 Everett High senior Lukas Denis picked Homecoming Day and the largest crowd of the season to show once again why he’s one of the best all-around football players in Massachusetts. After displaying the skill of defensive back predecessors Lubern Figaro and Manny Asprilla and the pass...

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Homecoming Celebration is Saturday

September 29, 2014
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Homecoming Celebration is Saturday

The Everett School Committee and its Homecoming organizers have finalized plans for Saturday’s daylong festivities, highlighted by an extravagant parade and culminating in a football game between the Crimson Tide and St. John’s Prep (2:30 p.m.) The 2014 Everett High School Homecoming Parade will step off at 12 noon sharp in Glendale Park on...

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Police Briefs 09-24-2014

September 29, 2014
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September 11 Jonathan Hernandez, 24, 5 Elsie St., Everett, was arrested for malicious destruction of property over $250. Elvin Rivera, 56, 250 Newland St., Malden, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with suspended license, operating motor vehicle unregistered, operating motor vehicle uninsured. Melvin Solis-Romero, 28, 65 Falcon St., East Boston, was arrested for carrying...

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EHS Homecoming Will be an Enjoyable Event

September 29, 2014
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Everett Supt. of Schools Frederick Foresteire already has the best football program, head coach (John DiBiaso), coaching staff,  uniforms, and public address announcer , so why not have the best Homecoming Day in the state as well. And that’s what we have on Saturday as Mr. Foresteire and his team have organized a...

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Florence Street Park Redesign is Finalized

September 29, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Office of Planning and Development are pleased to report that the City has finalized the redesign and renovation of Jacob Scharf Park, often referred to as Florence Street Park. The project will go out to bid this week and construction is anticipated to begin this fall. Funding for the...

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Yard Waste Collection Is Cancelled for This Saturday

September 29, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria would like to inform residents that there will be no yard waste collection this Saturday, September 27th. Yard waste will be collected only on the Saturdays listed below:   October 11th and 25th November 8th and 22nd December 6th A reminder to residents that yard waste must be stored in brown...

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Unwanted Prescription Drugs Can Be Left off at Police Station

September 29, 2014
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On September 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Everett Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its ninth opportunity in four years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  Bring your pills for disposal to...

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Sports 09-24-2014

September 29, 2014
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Crimson Tide edges out strong Tewksbury team, 21-20 By Cary Shuman The Everett High football team ended Tewksbury’s 14-game winning streak Friday night, rallying in the second half to defeat the Redmen, 21-20, Friday night at Everett Memorial Stadium. Led by its dynamic senior running back, James Sullivan (2 TDs), Tewksbury took a 20-14...

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Obituaries 09-24-2014

September 29, 2014
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Virginia Roberts Retired Everett Purchasing Department Secretary Virginia S. (Formosi) Roberts of Nashua, formerly of Everett, passed away on September 21. She was 94 years old. Prior to her retirement, Mrs. Roberts was the first secretary for the City of Everett Purchasing Department and a clerk for the Federal Government War Department. She was...

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On The Casino Front: Casino Question to be Decided by November Vote

September 29, 2014
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Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo said he will not support the expanded gaming repeal, Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria challenged the media to get information out to the voters to prevent confusion – and at the same time – many influential Charlestown residents have jumped very vocally on the repeal effort. As the casino licensing process...

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City Fest

September 22, 2014
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City Fest

The Cover Girls were a huge hit, making CityFest their debut comeback event on Saturday, Sept. 13, in Everett Square. Hordes of residents came out to the event to hear the music, sample the food and socialize with friends and neighbors. Amongst the other hits were kettle corn and other traditional favorites at the Wynn Resorts...

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Hannah Sheehan Will Serve as Marshal of the 2014 Homecoming Parade

September 22, 2014
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Hannah Sheehan Will Serve as Marshal of the 2014 Homecoming Parade

Mrs. Hannah Sheehan, a tireless volunteer to the city’s youth sports programs and a loving mother who saw her five sons take part in Everett Crimson Tide Athletics, has been selected to serve as the Honorary Marshal of the 2014 Everett High School Homecoming Parade. “Mrs. Sheehan is an ideal person to serve as...

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Wynn Wins: MGC Awards Casino License to Wynn Resorts on Tuesday

September 22, 2014
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Wynn Wins: MGC Awards Casino License to Wynn Resorts on Tuesday

It came down to risky versus safe, and in the end the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) chose the riskier bet in awarding the Greater Boston resort casino license to Wynn Resorts on Tuesday afternoon. The vote ended up 3-1 to give it to Wynn, mostly based on jobs numbers and economic development benefits. Those...

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Wynn, Demaria Excited to See Snowball Effect for Casino

September 22, 2014
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Wynn, Demaria Excited to See Snowball Effect for Casino

When Everett residents got together a few years ago – long before a casino was ever in the cards for the city – to discuss a plan for Lower Broadway, they wanted access to their waterfront and a marina. On Tuesday, Mayor Carlo DeMaria reported that they got what they wanted and then some....

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School Enrollment Continues to Climb: More than 7,200 Students Now Enrolled in Everett Schools

September 22, 2014
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According to Dr. Thomas Stella, assistant superintendent of Everett public schools, enrollment in the Everett school system has continued to climb, even after the opening of schools two weeks ago. On Monday evening, Dr. Stella and Superintendent of Schools Frederick Foresteire informed the Everett School Committee that nearly 300 new students had registered for...

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