Encore Soil, Dredging Complete with $68 Million Price Tag:Some $38 Million More than Committed

May 25, 2018
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After moving nearly a million tons of soil and sediment on land and water for more than 18 months – and spending in excess of $68 million in private funds – Encore Boston Harbor announced that it has completed final remediation and cleanup work on the 33-acre site. The final cost is $38 million...

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State Rep Candidate Gerly Adrien Knocks on 2,500 Doors in Everett

May 25, 2018
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Gerly Adrien, candidate for the Democratic primary for state representative, has completed knocking on 2,500 doors as of this past Sunday, May 21. “When I decided to run for this seat, I said it was about our community. I want to meet and listen to everyone here in Everett. We make up this city,...

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403 Days: Encore Boston Harbor Counting Down to Opening, Ready to Start Ramping up Hiring Later This Year

May 25, 2018
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The team from Encore Boston Harbor hosted its first community update meeting at the Connolly Center on Thursday evening since its rebranding in April. John Tocco, executive director of Government Affairs and Community Relations, was pleased to speak to Everett citizens on behalf of Encore Boston Harbor for the first time. Tocco first apologized for any...

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Help End Distracted Driving

May 25, 2018
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Glancing at that new text message on your phone. Scrolling through satellite radio stations to find the right song. Adjusting your GPS to find a new route.  Any of these activities momentarily takes your attention away from driving – you are a distracted driver. Every year, there are thousands of crashes caused by distracted...

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Memorial Day Is a Time for Reflection

May 25, 2018
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The Memorial Day weekend is upon us, a three-day weekend that for most Americans marks the start of the summer season. Many will celebrate appropriately with barbecues and outdoor activities with family and friends. However, amidst our festivities, we should not forget that Memorial Day is America’s most solemn national holiday, marking our nation’s...

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Obituaries 05-23-2018

May 25, 2018
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Prospero Germano Tailor and avid soccer fan who loved model trains and classical music Prospero Germano of Malden, formerly of the North End, died on May 19. Mr. Germano was a tailor for over 50 years. starting as an apprentice in his native Italy and continuing throughout the course of his life. He was...

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US Supreme Court Throws Out Sports Betting Ban, All Eyes on Encore Boston Harbor

May 17, 2018
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The US Supreme Court issued a revolutionary decision repealing the ban on sports betting Monday morning that has far-reaching effects in the world of sport, but also has major implications right in Everett’s backyard at the Encore Boston Harbor casino – where most assume sports betting would likely become a large part of the...

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The Big Deal:DiDomenico Shepherds Big School Funding Fix Through Senate Budget

May 17, 2018
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If the world of education funding has been a massive break over the past three years, then Sen. Sal DiDomenico is the technician who showed up just in time this year with the parts to fix it. DiDomenico reported this week that the Senate Budget proposal – which has now moved to the House...

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Revolution Ax Meets Informally with Licensing Board

May 17, 2018
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Two of the owners of Revolution Ax and their attorney met this week with the Everett Licensing Board for a third time to informally discuss the business concept and the parameters for an application for a liquor license within the recreational ax throwing establishment. The meeting began with attorney Andrew Delorey explaining that his...

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DeMaria Submits $196.6M Spending Plan to Council

May 17, 2018
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The City dropped its $196.6 million budget proposal on the City Council Monday night, with some $81 million of that going to the School Department – the largest expenditure within the proposed City Budget. Everett Chief Financial Officer Eric Demas addressed the City Council and School Committee during a brief Joint Convention Monday night,...

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Everett Native and Mine Hunter Serves with the U.S. Navy Half a World Away

May 17, 2018
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An Everett native and 2015 Everett High School graduate is serving in Japan in the U.S. Navy aboard one of the forward-deployed mine countermeasures ship, USS Patriot. Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Chase is a mineman aboard the Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship, operating out of Sasebo, Japan. The ship routinely deploys to protect alliances,...

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LimeBike Dockless Bike Rentals to Premiere in Everett This Month

May 17, 2018
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Transportation change is coming to Everett this month, and it’s lime green. The City announced this week that LimeBike – a dock-less bike rental company – has worked out an agreement to place 300 bicycles in Everett for rent starting around Memorial Day. The bicycles are part of a regional planning effort by the...

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State Rep Joe McGonagle Announces Campaign Kickoff

May 17, 2018
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State Rep. Joe McGonagle announced this week that he has collected well over 500 signatures and will be seeking re-election to represent the 28th Middlesex District (Everett) in the state legislature. McGonagle also announced he will be celebrating his campaign kickoff event on Saturday, May 19, at 9 a.m. The event will take place at Anthony’s...

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Guerline Alcy Presents Art Expo in Celebration of Haitian Heritage Month

May 17, 2018
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Guerline Alcy, a long time Everett resident, is announcing her annual arts exposition in celebrating Haitian Heritage Month. Haitian Heritage Month is a celebration of Haitian Heritage and culture during the whole month of May. This event is in collaboration with the Parlin Library. The event details are at the Parlin Library, located at  410 Broadway, Everett, MA 02149 from 11 a.m. – 4...

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Conservation Law Issues Pointed Letter at Gateway Mall Owners

May 17, 2018
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The Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) and its attorneys have issued a strongly-worded letter to the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) castigating the owners of the Gateway Mall for shirking their state licensing responsibilities. The letter, from CLF Environmental Planning Director Deanna Moran and Staff Attorney Heather Miller, criticizes the owners of the property,...

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Distrigas Donates $25K in Support of Summer Jobs for Youth

May 17, 2018
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria recently met with Carol Churchill, Communications Manager for Distrigas of Massachusetts, LLC. The longstanding corporate neighbor donated $25,000 for this year’s City’s Summer Youth Job Program. Distrigas donation supports the Summer Jobs Program that not only employs so many of the City’s youth, but provides them with many of the skills...

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Everett High School Student Named a Jostens National Photo Contest Winner

May 17, 2018
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Jostens, the leading provider of publications, jewelry and consumer goods serving the K-12 and college market, has announced the winners of its nationally acclaimed 2018 Photo Contest. Ho was the second place winner in the Photo Illustration & Manipulation category for her work titled “Wandering.” Her art will be featured in Jostens’ annual lookbook...

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Boston’s Wounded Veterans Run Hosts Eighth Annual Motorcycle Fundraising Ride Sunday

May 17, 2018
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Boston’s Wounded Veterans Run is proud to announce its eighth annual motorcycle charity ride on Sunday, May 20, to help raise money to help four New England veterans who were recently severely injured in overseas combat. The 28-mile ride begins at Harley-Davidson in Revere at 1 p.m., with registration starting as early as 8:30 a.m., and ends...

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President Trump Could Accidentally Help Protect the Environment

May 17, 2018
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No one would mistake President Trump for an environmentalist. Yet his immigration policies could inadvertently safeguard the environment. Here’s why: More than 325 million people live in the United States.  By 2065, that figure is expected to grow to 441 million. Immigration will account for 88 percent of this increase. If this growth materializes,...

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Letters to the Editor

May 17, 2018
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Thank you all To the Editor: I would like to thank the Everett Fire Department, Everett Police Department, Cataldo Ambulance and Everett Girls Softball parents and friends for helping me on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. The firefighters who answered the call and every Firefighter that comes to our aid each day...

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Sports 05-16-2018

May 17, 2018
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EHS Roundup EHS softball team defeats Winthrop The Everett High softball team brought its record to .500 with an 11-3 victory at Winthrop last Thursday. The Lady Crimson Tide came out swinging in the top of the first, bolting to a 5-0 lead, and never looked back. Kloey Cardillo led off off with a...

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Obituaries 05-16-2018

May 17, 2018
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Catherine ‘Kay’ Consalvo Beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother Catherine ‘Kay’ Cosalvo passed away peacefully at her home in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida after a brief illness. She was 92 years old. Catherine was the daughter of Susan (Assunta Calcagni) and Antonio ‘Tony’ Consalvo of Everett. Although an Everett native, Catherine lived most of her life...

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EHS Senior Art Exhibition

May 11, 2018
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EHS Senior Art Exhibition

Jason Guzman stood alongside one of his photos, which received an award in the Boston Globe Scholastic art contest. Guzman was one of several seniors at Everett High that showed work in the annual Senior Show on Friday.May 11

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Exceptional Performance:Everett High School STEM Club Earns National Honors

May 11, 2018
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Exceptional Performance:Everett High School STEM Club Earns National Honors

There was a reason that Everett High Stem Club Advisor Anna Seiders and Everett High Principal Erick Naumann were beaming with pride at the Everett School Committee meeting Monday night at the school library. Supt. Frederick Foresteire and his fellow administrators also clearly shared in the proudness as the students in the EHS STEM...

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