Well Worth the Wait:Everett United Founding Members Meet with Steve Wynn

April 22, 2017
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Well Worth the Wait:Everett United Founding Members Meet with Steve Wynn

By Seth Daniel Everett United members waited some time to have a personal meeting with Steve Wynn, but after that meeting took place on Wednesday, April 12, the wait was well worth it, they said. About 14 members of the pro-Wynn casino group were invited to a personal meeting with Steve Wynn and his...

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Everett Helps Out Wakefield with Hiker Statue Plaque

April 22, 2017
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Everett Helps Out Wakefield with Hiker Statue Plaque

By Seth Daniel Having something in common with Everett came in quite handy for the Town of Wakefield recently when they were able to work with the City to restore two Spanish American War plaques on their monument courtesy of Everett’s identical monument. Only about 50 of these monuments, which were created at the...

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Moving to Everett:Huntington Theatre Relocates Production Scene Shop to Parkway Area

April 22, 2017
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By Seth Daniel First it was a resort casino. Then new luxury apartments. This month it was the first hotel. Now Everett is prepared to welcome a professional theatrical production facility to the Revere Beach Parkway corridor – further changing the former industrial area on the City’s south side and building more momentum for...

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City Asks Developer for Bike and Pedestrian Improvements

April 22, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The owners of the former Wood Waste property in Everett, at 85-87 and 111 Boston Street, have once again had their Planning Board hearing continued, this time to May 8, as the City looks to have the developer show bicycle and pedestrian improvements to Vale Street on their plans as...

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First Recovery Coaches Graduate

April 22, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Everett officials, including City Councilor John Leo McKinnon and Mayoral Chief of Staff Kevin O’Donnell, were on hand Saturday, April 15, when a dozen peer recovery coaches graduated from their training program and became eligible to begin working with Everett residents who are in addiction recovery. The graduation of the...

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Mayor DeMaria Asks All Residents to Participate in Earth Day Clean Up

April 22, 2017
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria is asking residents to help out this weekend to improve the Northern Strand Community Trail in celebration of Earth Day. The City of Everett has partnered with Wynn Resorts, Suffolk Construction, and J. Derenzo Company to organize and promote a clean up of Everett’s portion of the trail. On Tuesday, April...

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Medical Services Available for All at EBNHC

April 22, 2017
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By Manuel A. Lopes It is very important for all in this community to know they should not be afraid to seek medical services at EBNHC. Since we opened our doors in 1970, our mission has been to provide easily accessible, affordable, high-quality care, for ALL who live and work in our surrounding communities,...

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A Truly Perilous Time

April 22, 2017
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When President Obama left office, he made it clear to incoming President Trump that the most important foreign policy challenge that the new administration would face would be figuring out how to prevent North Korea from developing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that could be equipped with a thermonuclear warhead that could reach the...

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Sports 04-19-2017

April 22, 2017
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EHS Roundup EHS softball team defeats Salem, 9-7 The Everett High softball team finally got its season underway on the holiday on Monday, making its debut as a member of the Northeastern Conference with a 9-7 triumph over Salem at Glendale Park. The Lady Crimson Tide grabbed a 1-0 lead in the first inning...

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Obituaries 04-19-2017

April 22, 2017
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Vincent Amigo Retired Everett Police officer and longtime owner of Everett Landscape Vincent E. Amigo, a lifelong resident of Everett, entered into rest on Good Friday, April 14 in the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was 84 years old. Born in Boston, he graduated from Everett High School. He was US Air Force...

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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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Spring Has Sprung….

April 14, 2017
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Although our winter season was a mild one, both in terms of cold and snow, giving us hopes for an early arrival of spring, our optimism proved illusory thanks to a near record-setting chilly and wet month of March that extended into the first week of April. The awful March weather curtailed outdoor activities,...

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Happy Easter

April 14, 2017
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It’s hard to believe that another Easter already is upon us. Good Friday and Easter Sunday will be here this week, and those of the Christian faith will begin the observance of the holiest days of their religion upon which the foundation of their faith is based. However, no matter what religious beliefs one...

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Happy Passover

April 14, 2017
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We want to wish our friends in the Jewish community a Happy Passover or Happy “Pesach” as this important holiday is known in Hebrew. The holiday begins with a special Passover dinner known as a Seder when the story is retold about Passover and includes the recitation of the “Four Questions” by the youngest...

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Sports 04-12-2017

April 14, 2017
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EHS baseball team opens with 6-2 win The Everett High baseball team opened a new season and a new era with a 6-2 victory at Saugus Monday afternoon. The triumph marked the inaugural contest for the Crimson Tide in their new league, the Northeastern Conference, into which Everett and the remaining three schools (Malden,...

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