Wellington Parkside Sells for $56 Million

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Just two years leasing up and occupying the new 190-unit Wellington Parkside apartments, a new company has purchased the property for $56 million – citing that Everett and the inner suburbs are headed in a positive direction. Taurus Investment Holdings of Boston, which has traditionally invested in warehouse and industrial spaces,...

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DCR, City to Decide on Designer for New Bridge

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel City, state and Wynn Boston Harbor officials are preparing this week to decide on a firm to study and design a new pedestrian and bicycle bridge that would cross the Mystic River near the casino property. The design and study is a requirement of state environmental regulators that reviewed the Wynn...

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Wynn Boston Harbor Coming into View, Jobs Numbers Explained

April 29, 2017
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By Katy Rogers The Council Committee of the Whole held a special meeting on Thursday evening, April 20, to invite representatives from Wynn Boston Harbor to give an update on the overall progress of the construction and jobs John Tocco, director of Community Relations, spoke on behalf of the company while Greg John, executive...

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City, Bouvier Seeking to Work Out Agreement for Troubled Building

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The City’s Law Department and the owners of the Bouvier Building – a key property in the City’s plans to re-imagine Everett Square – are working towards an agreement this week in a long-standing square off concerning code violations on the property. City attorneys and an attorney for the Bouvier family,...

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Bouvier Building, A Structure Known by Many Names in the Past

April 29, 2017
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While the Bouvier Building in modern times has been known mostly as a jewelry store in Everett Square, in the past it has had any number of names and uses, and is listed on the Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC) as having architectural and historic significance. Architecturally, the Bouvier was one of the first and...

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Chess Tournament Highlights Everett’s Tradition in Intellectual Game

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Few aren’t aware of Everett’s dominance on the sporting field, but many might not be aware of the 20-year-old tradition of outstanding chess players and instruction in the city as well. Started more than 20 years ago, the annual Everett Scholastic Chess Tournament, for children up to 18 years old, will...

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Police Briefs 04-26-2017

April 29, 2017
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Monday, April 10 Nicholas Huntsman, 19, 100L Russell St., Everett, was arrested for a minor transporting liquor in car.   Tuesday, April 11 Galen Spriggs, 39, 250 Broadway, Revere, was arrested for disorderly person, resisting arrest and threat to commit crime.   Wednesday, April 12 Marcia Rivas, 21, 133 Walnut St., Chelsea, was arrested...

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Repeal of Obamacare is Back, and Seniors Risk Being the Biggest Losers

April 29, 2017
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By Kenneth E. Thorpe As Congressional leaders and the White House restart negotiations on the American Health Care Act and look for other ways to curb federal healthcare expenditures, one program critical to America’s seniors stands to lose the most: Medicare Part D, the drug benefit program that has helped seniors live longer and...

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Earth Day Clean-Up

April 29, 2017
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By: Mayor Carlo DeMaria I was proud to join almost two hundred residents and friends this past Saturday for the 2017 Earth Day volunteer cleanup of the Northern Strand Community Trail bike path. I remain truly humbled and excited by the number of residents, local officials, non-profit organizations, businesses, volunteer groups and municipal employees who...

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No Place for Hate

April 29, 2017
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This editorial is not about politics. It is not about an issue that mark us as Democrats vs. Repubilicans, liberals vs. conservatives, pro-life vs. pro-choice, higher vs. lower taxes, amnesty for immigrants vs. big, beautiful border walls, diplomacy vs. bombing No. Korea, Syria, Iran, or anyone else, pro gay, women’s, and minority rights vs....

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Sports 04-26-2017

April 29, 2017
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EHS Roundup EHS softball team defeats Malden, 11-3 The Everett High softball team got back to the .500 mark with a resounding 11-3 triumph over Malden this past Monday. Malden grabbed a 1-0 lead in the second frame and made it 3-0 with two more markers in the third. The Lady Tornadoes would have...

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Obituaries 04-26-2017

April 29, 2017
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Anne Piantedosi Of Lynnfield Anne (Abbene) Piantedosi of Lynnfield died on April 13 surrounded by her children. She was 96 years old. Anne will be remembered for the love and care she always had for her husband, children, grandchildren and friends. She was an excellent cook and a devoted homemaker who gave of herself...

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Being Neighborly

April 22, 2017
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On April 11, Skylight Studios came to Everett to cast a silicon mold of the Hiker Statue plaque in Everett. The activity came as a result of a neighborhood association in the Town of Wakefield wanting to replace two identical plaques on their own Hiker Statue – which is the same as Everett’s. Wakefield...

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Healthy Pets

April 22, 2017
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Healthy Pets

Sofia Gabsi had the opportunity to learn about responsible pet ownership when she brought her pup, Chili, for his rabies vaccine at the annual City of Everett and VCA Everett Animal Hospital Rabies Clinic on Wednesday, April 12.

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Stations of the Cross

April 22, 2017
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Stations of the Cross

Jesus (Jose Eusebio) cringed in agony as the Roman guards brutally whipped him during the second annual Passion Play through the streets of Everett, put on by the Spanish ministry at Immaculate Conception Church. Hundreds came out to participate in the process, which went from the School and up Broadway to the church.

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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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