Everett’s National Night out

August 13, 2014
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Everett’s National Night out

Everett’s National Night Out drew in its largest crowd to date on the evening of Tuesday, August 5 at the Recreation Center on Elm Street. The crowd enjoyed the free festivities, including hot dogs, balloons, and a Police K9 demonstration. Everett citizens of all ages gathered on the sunny evening to participate. Pictured are...

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Wynn Everett Unveils Its Transportation Plan: $65 Million in Major Traffic Improvements Are Planned

August 13, 2014
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Wynn Everett Unveils  Its Transportation Plan: $65 Million in Major Traffic Improvements Are Planned

Wynn Everett officials unveiled its transportation plan, outlining a series of major improvements to roadways, intersections, sidewalks, bikeways, traffic lights, and signage on the routes leading to the proposed $1.6 billion casino/resort on the former Monsanto site in Everett. Robert DeSalvio, senior vice president – development for Wynn Resorts and Alexandra Siu, manager, traffic...

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Senator Tarr, Representative Matewsky Legislate Against Animal Cruelty

August 13, 2014
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Senator Tarr, Representative Matewsky Legislate Against Animal Cruelty

In the final days of the Senate Session, Bruce E. Tarr- Republican Gloucester with his Senate colleagues advanced into law Animal Cruelty Protection Legislation. State Representative Wayne A. Matewsky – Democrat, Everett, for the House of Representatives pro-actively sought and advanced the criminalization of animal cruelty – abuse and the establishment of mandatory punishment...

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Receivership Property

August 13, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Director of Inspectional Services, James Soper, are pleased to report that the property at 28 Central Ave, which previously was put into receivership has successfully been sold.  The sale was conducted by a licensed auctioneer on Friday, August 1st and was awarded to the highest bidder Fernanda and Leandro Macedo....

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Mayor Announces 2014 Cityfest Date

August 13, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria is pleased to announce that this year’s annual Cityfest Celebration will be on Saturday, September 13th, from Noon to 5:00PM in Everett Square. Come to Norwood Street and celebrate our community with loads of entertainment, food, and fun for the whole family. In addition to booths highlighting local shops and restaurants,...

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Wynn Everett Transportation Plan Is Well-thought out; Will Improve Traffic Flow

August 13, 2014
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Wynn Everett officials will invest $65 million in traffic improvements for its $1.6 billion five-star resort/casino, which is great news for all motorists who at one time or another have been caught in tie-ups during rush hour at Sullivan Square, on Route 99 in Everett, or at Santilli Circle. The transportation plan is very...

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“One Everett” Pushes Registration Drive

August 13, 2014
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“One Everett” Kicked off its 2014 Citywide Voter Registration Campaign in front of Everett City Hall. This event was co-sponsored by La Comunidad, Everett Haitian and Children Services Community Center, Tri-Cap, Cambridge Health Alliance and SEIU 32BJ – Jobs with Justice. The primary focus of the alliances assembled was to inform the community of...

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Everett Adult Learning Center Opens Class Registration

August 13, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Everett Adult Learning Center (EALC) are pleased to announce that registration for Adult English Classes is now available. Registration will occur on Mondays from 8:00am to 3:30pm, as well as Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 8:00am to 4:30pm and Friday from 8:00- 11:30am.  Registration takes places at the EALC,...

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Obituaries 08-13-2014

August 13, 2014
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Walter Erickson Retired Kappy’s Truck Driver Walter J. Erickson of Malden, formerly of Everett, entered into rest on Tuesday, August 5 in the Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Medford. He was 88 years old. Born in Blackstone, Massachusetts, Walter lived in Everett for many years before moving to Malden. He was a US Army veteran...

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Local Brewery

August 8, 2014
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Local Brewery

Michael Oxton, one of the owners of Night Shift Brewery, appropriately sports a shirt stating “beer is art” as he gives a guided tour of the facilities last Friday – including the casks of specialty beers made on site in Everett. Night Shift recently moved to a new location in Everett and is part...

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City Holds Successful Meeting on Jacob Scharf Park Renovation

August 8, 2014
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City Holds Successful Meeting on Jacob Scharf Park Renovation

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Office of Planning and Development recently held a successful public meeting to discuss the redesign and renovation of Jacob Scharf Park, often referred to as Florence Street Park.  Residents, City employees, and the architectural firm, LDD Collaborative, Inc., came together in an effort to stimulate community dialogue regarding the...

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Everett Fire Dept. Trains On New Rescue Equipment

August 8, 2014
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Everett Fire Dept. Trains  On New Rescue Equipment

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Chief David Butler are pleased to report that members of the Everett Fire Department spent much of the last two weeks training with state of the art rescue equipment.  Training took place at the old Everett High School. The new equipment was purchased through the Department of Homeland Security’s Urban...

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City Holds Successful International Night

August 8, 2014
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The Everett Adult Learning Center (EALC) held its Annual International Night on Wednesday, June 18th.  Every year, students in the English as a Second Language classes celebrate their participation in the ESL program. The students bring food from their culture to share with others. Certificates of Participation were given to students who successfully completed...

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Sen. DiDomenico Heralds Passage of Campaign Finance Bill

August 8, 2014
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Senator Sal DiDomenico announced last week that he had joined his colleagues in the Senate in voting in favor of a new campaign finance reform bill that ultimately served as the basis for a compromise bill with the House of Representatives and places Massachusetts at the forefront of creating transparency in campaign fundraising across...

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Senator DiDomenico Secures $2.5 Million Dollars for Everett Parks

August 8, 2014
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Senator Sal DiDomenico recently secured $2.5 million dollars for improvements to parks in Everett as part of the Environmental Bond Bill. The money authorized will allow the city of Everett to update and maintain our parks so residents can continue to have a place to enjoy the outdoors in our community. “I am proud...

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Wynn Resorts Is First Private Project in America to Use Oysters to Clean Waterway

August 8, 2014
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Wynn MA, LLC, announced that it has teamed with the non-profit Massachusetts Oyster Project to use more than 250,000 live oysters to help clean the currently contaminated Mystic River that runs alongside the proposed $1.6 billion 5-star waterfront resort in Everett. This will mark the first time that oyster restoration—which is being used in...

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Everett Democrats to Hold Voter Registration in Everett Square

August 8, 2014
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Everett Democrats will hold a special voter registration session on Saturday, August 9, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, in Everett Square at the corner of Broadway and Norwood Street. We hope that anyone who wishes to vote in the primary but is not yet registered will take advantage of this convenient opportunity to...

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Police Briefs 08-06-2014

August 8, 2014
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Police arrest suspect after firearm shown Thomas Paul Bois, 30, of Dorchester was arrested by Everett police on July 15, on charges of armed robbery, assault with a dangerous weapon, unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, and breaking and entering a motor vehicle, shortly after a victim reported being held up...

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Obituaries 08-06-2014

August 8, 2014
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Esther O’Brien Former Assistant Director of the Parlin Memorial Library of Everett and Former Everett Teacher Esther M. O’Brien of Everett passed away on July 26 at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House in Reading. She was employed as a teacher in the Everett Public Schools and later had a second career as Assistant Director...

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Rock Climbing

August 1, 2014
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Rock Climbing

Ian Cross looks to make his next move on the climbing wall one day last week at Everett’s Metro- Rock Climbing Center. The Normal Street/Air Force Road business is thriving – as are other such businesses in the former heavy industrial area. While MetroRock is a hot spot with children and young people, adults...

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Lending Support

August 1, 2014
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Lending Support

Senator Sal DiDomenico recently attended two Everett Little League fundraisers to benefit the Jimmy Fund. “I am happy to support our youth in their effort to raise money for such an important cause. I would like to give a special thanks to all our coaches and parents for teaching our children the value of...

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Alford St. Bridge to Be Fully Operational on Friday Completed in August

August 1, 2014
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Senator Sal DiDomenico recently announced that he has been informed by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (Mass DOT) that the Alford Street Bridge will be completely open on Friday, August 1..  Mass DOT is currently in the final stages of barrier construction, and all four lanes will soon be open. “I am excited to...

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Primary Day Is September 9: First Election of 2014 Will Feature Democratic Challenges for Governor, State Rep. And Others

August 1, 2014
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The Everett City Council convened, albeit briefly, Monday night to vote on the date for the city’s primary elections and to officially designate the Coty Services building as the new polling place for precinct 6-2. City Clerk Michael Matarazzo noted on Monday that the vote by the City Council, was largely a formality as...

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Everett Fire Department Announces Updates

August 1, 2014
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Chief David Butler is pleased to announce the launching of the newly renovated Everett Fire Department website (www. everettfirema.com), an informational site that will provide residents with information that will help them understand the importance of public fire safety education and the role they can play to keep their family safe during difficult times....

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