Demaria: Crosby Ethics Inquiry Likely More Political Theater

June 18, 2015
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Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) Chair Steve Crosby is being looked at by the State Ethics Commission in an initial inquiry that Crosby has said he believes will soon clear him of any wrongdoing – accusations first reported by the Boston Globe late last week that emerged due to a sworn statement from an anonymous person saying...

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Simonelli to Participate in Overnight Suicide Awareness Walk in Boston

June 18, 2015
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Simonelli to Participate in Overnight Suicide Awareness Walk in Boston

As Everett’s Kristen Simonelli sets out into the darkness on June 27 for the Out of the Darkness Overnight Suicide Awareness walk in Boston, she said she hopes to shine a light on an issue that often remains silent within families and communities. Simonelli, 33, said she has suffered from depression in her life,...

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Wynn Resorts Funds Mystic River Water Monitoring & Restoration Programs

June 18, 2015
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Wynn Resorts announced on Tuesday that it has contributed $25,000 to the Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA) to support water quality monitoring and habitat restoration programs in the Mystic River Watershed. “This contribution underscores our commitment to improve and enhance environmental conditions in the Mystic River watershed. In that regard, MyRWA makes a difference,”...

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Stolen Dogs on the Rise in Everett

June 18, 2015
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 Everett has recently seen an uprise of stolen dogs throughout the community. The Everett Police department recently shared images captured on a local family’s surveillance camera of a white male walking onto a porch and leaving with the family’s pit bull puppy. Thanks to the home security cameras, Everett police were able to easily...

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Police Briefs 06-17-2015

June 18, 2015
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Traffic was brought to a standstill for more than 10 minutes last Friday afternoon as these two men engaged in the beginnings of a knife fight on Elm Street around 1:15 p.m. While there were lots of threats and a good amount of posturing by both armed men, no one was stabbed or injured....

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Letter to the Editor

June 18, 2015
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Check out Scouting Dear Editor, Hi my name is Jereme Citro. I am Boy scout in Troop 814 Everett, MA. We are located at Glendale United Methodist Church on Ferry St. We meet on Tuesdays at 6:30 PM. Scouting is very fun. We go camping and do fun activities like games, canoeing, kayaking and...

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Steve Wynn Is Being A Good Neighbor

June 18, 2015
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While the twists and turns on the awarding of the casino license to Wynn Resorts continue with new lawsuits and allegations being leveled against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC), one constant in this almost year-long saga has been Steve Wynn being a good neighbor. It is a testament to the character of Steve Wynn...

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Obituaries 06-17-2015

June 18, 2015
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Gregory Capano Past Commander of Quincy VFW, member of Saugus VFW and BPOE in Florida Gregory ‘Greg’ A. Capano of North Reading died on June 3. Greg was a member of the VFW in Saugus, BPOE in Naples, FL, past Commander of the VFW in Quincy and served his country in the US Army...

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Candlelight Vigil

June 11, 2015
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Candlelight Vigil

Lesley Leventhal held a candle for her daughter, Erin, during the first annual Everett Overcoming Addiction’s Candlelight Vigil in Sacramone Park on Sunday. Hundreds came out to remember those from Everett lost to addiction, as well as to celebrate those who are in recovery.

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City Moving Ahead with Major Park Renovations

June 11, 2015
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According to Tony Sousa, the Acting Director of Planning and Development for the City of Everett and Al Borgonzi of the Planning Department, the city’s planned $1.3 million renovation of Jacob Scharf – also known as Florence Street Playground – and a larger $2.6 million upgrade of Sacramone Park next to the Malden River...

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Mayor Demaria Welcomes Development Planning Group

June 11, 2015
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Mayor DeMaria welcomed a panel of nationally renowned land use and urban planning experts this week as a part of MassDevelopment’s Transformative Development Initiative . The panel began a five-day evaluation of metro Boston’s growing industrial land development issues.  Everett, along with its neighboring City of Malden, was designated as a TDI District in...

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Everett Community Growers Finding Popularity with Fresh Food, Gardening

June 11, 2015
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Everett Community Growers Finding Popularity with Fresh Food, Gardening

Though it’s a bad pun, the fact of the matter is that the Everett Community Growers are sprouting garden plots all over the City – and perhaps with even more to come in the future. The original community garden at the top of the ledge on Florence Street began some four years ago and...

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Everett Police Say Man Arrested in Terrorism Case Completely off Police Grid

June 11, 2015
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Before last Tuesday, June 2, Everett Police had not so much given David Wright of Linden Street a traffic ticket. The alleged terrorism conspirator who lived quietly in Everett is now under arrest and has helped FBI Investigators learn about the plot by Wright’s friend, Usaamah Abdullah Rahim of Roslindale, to behead police officers...

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MGC Gives Wynn High Marks for Early Diversity Contracts

June 11, 2015
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) gave high marks to Wynn Everett officials for their early use of women, minority and veteran contractors. During a quarterly review of the Wynn Everett project by MGC Commissioners at a May 28 meeting in Boston, Commissioners said Wynn had done a great job of reaching out to diverse...

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Sports 06-10-2015

June 11, 2015
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EHS Roundup Softball, baseball teams eliminated from tourney The Everett High softball and baseball teams were eliminated from the MIAA Division 1 North State Tournament this past week. The softball squad, which entered the tourney as the 15th seed in the D-1 North with a 12-8 record,  defeated Bishop Fenwick, the 18th seed with...

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Obituaries 06-10-2015

June 11, 2015
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Pauline Fritz Took great pride in her family Pauline (McCormick) Fritz of Everett passed away at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital on June 7. She was 76 years old. Pauline was born in Boston on January 26, 1939, one of 11 children of the late James and Mary (Southwell) McCormick. She was raised in Everett...

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Angelo’s Touch Hair Styling Welcomes 4th Generation Barber

June 4, 2015
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Angelo’s Touch Hair Styling Welcomes 4th Generation Barber

Jason William Logiudice and his father, Angelo, the well known and respected proprietor of Angelo’s Touch Hair Styling, are shown here receiving a City Citation from Council President Fred Capone.   Jason recently joined the family business as a 4th generation barber.   His dad has been a barber for 37 years and has...

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Best in Show

June 4, 2015
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Best in Show

Best in show was awarded to Janice McPhee who is shown standing with her prize-winning painting during the 47th Annual Everett Arts Association Spring Arts Festival. The show took place last Saturday and Sunday at the Connolly Center.

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MGC Fires Back Against Boston Lawsuit, Calls for Dismissal July 9

June 4, 2015
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) is striking back with strong language aimed at the City of Boston in a motion to dismiss its amended lawsuit, which was announced at a press conference in Charlestown May 21. The Boston amended lawsuit, among many other things, called for all five MGC members to be replaced and...

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Local Reviews to Begin on Wynn Casino Project

June 4, 2015
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Local Reviews to Begin on Wynn Casino Project

As the Wynn Everett casino begins to slowly move forward, local reviews of the gigantic project are set to begin – including a Site Plan Review meeting on June 22. Wynn Everett officials appeared before the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) on Thursday, May 28, to brief the Commission as part of a regular quarterly...

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Boston Snubs Baker Admin Meeting on Sullivan Square Traffic plan

June 4, 2015
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Wynn Everett officials, the City of Everett and a large contingent of state and municipal officials met Monday morning with state Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack in Boston about long-term casino-related traffic plans in Charlestown’s Sullivan Square, but noticeably absent at the table was anyone from the City of Boston or the Boston Transportation Department...

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First Candlelight Vigil Will Remember Those Lost to Addiction

June 4, 2015
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Unlike with other tragic deaths, long lines of well-wishers don’t often show up at the front door for families whose loved ones have died from heroin overdoses. In fact, the visitors are few and far between, and often in communities like Everett, the deceased is quietly – and sometimes secretly – mourned. That’s the...

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Instagram Is Instant, but the Effects Can Last Forever, Says Consultant

June 4, 2015
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Instagram Is Instant, but the Effects Can Last Forever, Says Consultant

Anyone who is a parent and isn’t exactly sure of the difference between a Candygram and Instagram could have found the perfect forum Monday night when the Everett Schools hosted an expert in Internet apps and their unfortunate use for ‘Sexting.’ The world of ‘sexting’ and cyber malfeasance shown its ugly head in Everett...

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Police Briefs 06-03-2015

June 4, 2015
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Monday, 5/18 Manuel Nunes, 28, 41 Boylston St., Malden was arrested for being a disorderly person. Dante Quint, 27, 260 Mass. Ave., Arlington, was arrested on warrants. Ismael Torres-Sae, 46, 41 Hooker St., Allston, was arrested for operating motor vehicle unlicensed. Tuesday, 5/19 Eric Carswell Rumdor, 35, 7 Alpine Ave., Everett, was arrested on...

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