Suffolk University Poll Shows Support for Encore

June 21, 2018
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A new Suffolk University poll focused on Gov. Charlie Baker has also revealed that 46 percent of those surveyed support Encore Boston Harbor despite the allegations of sexual misconduct against former CEO Steve Wynn. The poll came out on Thursday, June 14, and was focused on likely Massachusetts voters in the upcoming Congressional midterm...

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Encore to Make Final $12.5 Million Payment on June 25

June 21, 2018
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Encore Boston Harbor will make its final pre-opening payment of $12.5 million to the City on Monday, June 25, at the same time opening up the dedicated Encore Boston Harbor jobs office in City Hall. While it will be the last $12.5 million payment, it is by far no sad good-bye. In fact, it...

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Postal-cicle:Dairy Maid to Host National Ceremony for New Scratch and Sniff Postage Stamp

June 21, 2018
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In 1983, in every Everett third-grade classroom – and all such classrooms nationwide – the hottest thing going was scratch-and-sniff stickers. From then to now, such things haven’t even had a whiff of popularity, but these vestiges of 1980s kid-dom are making a comeback, and the United States Postal Service (USPS) is celebrating that...

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GE Site Taking Shape for Riverwalk, New Park Construction to Begin Soon

June 21, 2018
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The Everett RiverWalk on the former GE site is about to be open to the public, with the first phase of the project in the final stages of completion, and the larger Phase 2 construction about to begin. The projects are being funded and completed by Encore Boston Harbor as park replacement for Lynde...

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Carroll Center for the Blind Honors Individuals with Vision Loss Who Are Making an Impact

June 21, 2018
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The Carroll Center for the Blind, in collaboration with the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind, has recognized five outstanding individuals who are blind or visually impaired through its annual Carroll Society Awards. During the awards ceremony on June 7, 2018, the following individuals were inducted into the Carroll Society: Erich Manser, of Littleton, an...

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Mayor’s Administration Strengthens Everett Housing Market

June 21, 2018
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Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito designated the City of Everett a Housing Choice Community. The Lt. Governor highlighted the DeMaria administration’s efforts for producing new housing units and adopting best practices related to housing production that will sustain a workforce and increase access to opportunity for Everett residents. Mayor DeMaria stated, “This designation will help...

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Everett Officials Attend Mystic River Champions Breakfast

June 21, 2018
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Representative Joe McGonagle were happy to join Mass DCR Commissioner, Leo Roy, Executive Director of Mystic River Watershed, Patrick Herron, and other officials and community members at the Mystic River Champions Breakfast. Mayor DeMaria stated, “The Malden and Mystic Rivers are a hidden gem in the City of Everett. Working...

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Everett Independence Day Celebration Scheduled for July 7

June 21, 2018
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the City of Everett are pleased to once again invite Everett residents to the City’s Independence Day Celebration. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, July 7, beginning at 4 p.m. at Glendale Park. For a second year in a row, a grand finale fireworks show will close out...

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State Rep McGonagle Brings Back $900K in State Funding to Everett

June 21, 2018
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Demonstrating his reputation as an advocate for the City of Everett, State Rep. Joe McGonagle spearheaded a landmark $900,000 budget measure that supports a series of programs, services, and funds for the city. Coming on the heels of his instrumental backing of the $1.8 billion Housing Bill, McGonagle leveraged his leadership and committee positions...

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Meet Gerly Adrien in the Square Saturday, June 23

June 21, 2018
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Gerly Adrien, candidate for state representative in the Democratic primary, will be hosting a free ice cream meet and greet in Everett Square, this Saturday, June 23 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Please come by and introduce yourself or ask Adrien questions. “Many ask me why run for state rep. and not City Council or...

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DiDomenico, Senate Colleagues Pass an Act to Promote a Clean Energy Future

June 21, 2018
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Sen. Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) joined his colleagues in the Massachusetts Senate in unanimously passing S.2545, An Act to promote a clean energy future. This legislation represents a firm stand by the Senate to ensure a healthier, cleaner Commonwealth for future generations of Massachusetts residents. Most importantly, the policies enacted in this legislation will have...

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Police Briefs 06-20-2018

June 21, 2018
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Sunday, 4/22 Miguel Lopez-Agudelo, 28, 46 Oliver St., Everett, was arrested on warrant. Monday, 4/23 Daniel Delossantos, 60, 18 Sayward St., Dorchester, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with suspended license, unsecured load and number plate violation. Tuesday, 4/24 Ronald Rivera, 30, 121 Old Colony Way, South Boston, was arrested for operating motor vehicle...

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Is This Really America?

June 21, 2018
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The national disgrace that is occurring at our southern border is something that we never could have imagined happening in the United States of America. The images of children separated from their parents and locked behind chain link fences evokes the worst horrors of the 20th century —  the concentration camps and gulags to...

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Sports 06-20-2018

June 21, 2018
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Playoffs Begin for the Everett Little League Playoffs Begin for the Everett Little League By Jonathan Chang   After an exciting regular season, the Everett Little League playoffs began on Monday, June 18 with the Minor League. “It’s been an outstanding season,” said George Castiello, president of Everett Little League. “The kids are having...

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Obituaries 06-20-2018

June 21, 2018
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Gerard Giove Lifelong Everett resident Gerard H. Giove of Everett entered into eternal rest unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 12 in the CHA-Everett.  He was 66 years old. Born in Boston, Gerard lived in Everett for all of his life.  He owned a restaurant for many years. Fishing was Gerard’s passion.  Any chance he had would be spent...

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EHS 2018 Graduation

June 15, 2018
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EHS 2018 Graduation

Students listen intently to the speakers at their Graduation ceremony at Everett Veterans Memorial Stadium on Thursday, June 7.

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Councilor Matewsky Glides Into Age 60 on Top of his Game

June 15, 2018
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Councilor Matewsky Glides Into Age 60 on Top of his Game

As Councilor Wayne Matewsky cut into his birthday cake last Saturday night at his annual backyard party on Lewis Street, it was a special occasion as it marked the milestone of age 60. Anyone who thinks the big six-zero has slowed down the popular councilor has another thing coming. “I’m feeling great,” he said...

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LimeBike Launches in Everett; Finds Immediate Popularity and Concerns

June 15, 2018
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LimeBike Launches in Everett; Finds Immediate Popularity and Concerns

The City of Everett and LimeBike announced the launch of the dockless bike rental service last Thursday, June 7, in a ceremony at City Hall that featured City officials, biking advocates and staff from the Wellness Center. Already, the lime green colored bikes have hit the streets of Everett with numerous riders utilizing them...

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Woods Memorial Bridge Construction Coming to a Close

June 15, 2018
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The old Woods Memorial Bridge over Route 16 on the Everett/Medford line was the kind of rickety old machine that time left behind 50 years ago. Not for nothing that it was used heavily with patchwork metal grates over the former drawbridge pieces until two summers ago when construction truly ramped up. Over the...

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Encore Boston Harbor Embarks on the ‘Swoosh’

June 15, 2018
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It’s the swoosh that’s at the core of Encore. Or so company officials said this week as the structural steel for the patented Wynn/Encore swoosh took shape at the top of the resort casino tower this week and late last week. Atop most Wynn properties lies not a squared off edge like all other...

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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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