Wynn,City Unveil details of Wang Theatre Partnership for Everett Youth

February 18, 2016
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Wynn,City Unveil details of Wang Theatre Partnership for Everett Youth

By Katy Rogers and Seth Daniel In the world of show businesses and the performing arts, it’s all about one finding an open door and, then, dashing through it when the opportunity is there. Such an opportunity for Everett teens is opening up for the first time ever this year with the Wang Theatre’s...

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Opportunities are the Science of Success for EHS Junior

February 18, 2016
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Opportunities are the Science of Success for EHS Junior

By Seth Daniel ‘Nova’ was a good teacher for Everett High junior Obed Posada when he arrived at an early age from El Salvador. When the 17-year-old young man came to the Everett at the age of six to join his father – who had lived in the United States for many years –...

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Everett PACE and New Partner Sky Zone Everett Encourage Family Game Time

February 18, 2016
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Everett PACE and New Partner Sky Zone Everett Encourage Family Game Time

The Parents Action Committee of Everett (PACE) continues to collaborate with local businesses to reach Everett parents and offer innovative tools and resources to start conversations with their children about making good choices and avoiding risky behaviors. Through the Power of 6, a self-directed campaign created by PACE, families can participate in six easy activities...

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Another Lawsuit for Wynn Everett Casino

February 18, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Wynn Everett casino has found another mayor with a bone to pick regarding the $1.7 billion resort casino project – that being Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone. Just weeks after making peace with Boston and its mayor, Martin Walsh, Curtatone and his City filed a request for a hearing to challenge...

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City of Everett Receives $26,169 Community Safety Initiative Grant

February 18, 2016
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The City of Everett and Everett Police Department, as a member of the Metro Mayors Community Safety Initiative (CSI), has received a $26,169 Shannon Grant award from the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS). The Shannon CSI Grant Program incorporates the key elements of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention...

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Sports 02-17-2016

February 18, 2016
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EHS Roundup Girls basketball team wins in final seconds to improve to 13-3 Nyomi Dottin scored the game-winning basket with 10 seconds to play to give the Everett High girls basketball team a dramatic 59-58 victory over Haverhill Monday evening. The contest had been a nip-and-tuck affair all the way, with Haverhill narrowly  leading...

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Obituaries 02-17-2016

February 18, 2016
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Rita Anzuoni Of Lynnfield, formerly of Revere and Everett Rita (Vietri) Anzuoni of Lynnfield, formerly of Revere and Everett, died peacefully on February 14 surrounded by her loving family The loving daughter of the late Ralph and Elena (DiNapoli) Vietri, she was the beloved wife of 57 years to Richard W. Anzuoni Sr. of...

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Going Head to Head

February 12, 2016
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Going Head to Head

Everett High School’s Delrique Richardson (right) goes head to head with an opponent from Pentucket Regional High School during a wrestling match last Wednesday, Feb. 3, in the Parlin Middle School. Everett wrestlers hung tough with Pentucket, but came up on the losing end.

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Polito Signs Community Compact Agreement Here

February 12, 2016
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Polito Signs Community Compact Agreement Here

Lt. Governor Polito Signs Community Compact Agreement with the City of Everett Independent Staff Report Lt. Governor Karyn Polito signed a Community Compact agreement with officials from the City of Everett on Wednesday, Feb. 3. “We are excited to announce new partnerships between the Commonwealth and the City of Everett,” said Polito. “We look...

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MGC calls Boston,Wynn Agreement a Good Treaty

February 12, 2016
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) unanimously approved the Surrounding Community Agreement (SCA) between Boston and Wynn Everett on Thursday, Feb. 4, calling it a “treaty” that will bring forth new cooperation and new solutions for Boston and Everett. The MGC discussed the agreement at its meeting and took action on four measures, most importantly...

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MS-13 Raid Brings Discussion On Immigration,Border Policies

February 12, 2016
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With the indictment of 56 individuals two weeks ago in a vast crackdown on the MS-13 street gang, surprise was certainly in order for the depth of how involved Everett was in the matter, but now that surprise has turned to questions about policies regarding illegal immigrants at the southern border – and just...

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Everett Schools Say Low-Income Budget Change Will Be Major Budget Losses

February 12, 2016
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Everett and Revere School officials are at their wits end over the past two weeks trying to plan for a multi-million dollar cut outlined in the State Budget. The basis for the cut lies within a complicated plan to reduce paperwork within the federal government in relation to low-income students. That change, however, has...

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Police Briefs 02-10-2016

February 12, 2016
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Monday, January 25 Oscar Flores, 34, 24 Corey St., Everett was arrested for threatening to commit a crime. Keny Larosiliere-Aupont, 20, 250 Park St., Dorchester, was arrested for assault and battery wit h a dangerous weapon; obstruction of justice and being a disorderly person. Shantel Gladys Phifer, 19, 250 Park St., Dorchester, was arrested...

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Enjoy the Long Weekend — And Thank Washington and Lincoln

February 12, 2016
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The President’s Day long weekend is upon us, a time when we can take a bit of a respite from the onslaught of winter (which finally started getting into gear this week) and enjoy time with our families during the public school vacation week. For some of us, the break means a family ski...

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Sports 02-10-2016

February 12, 2016
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EHS Roundup EHS hockey team defeats Brookline, 7-1 Alumni Skate Saturday The Everett High hockey team moved within one game of reaching the .500 mark with a 7-1 victory over Brookline at B.U.’s Walter Brown Arena Saturday. Marc Faia — who had a pair of four-goal games last week — continued his hot scoring...

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Obituaries 02-10-2016

February 12, 2016
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Mary Giorgio of East Boston Mary S. (Vitale) Giorgio of East Boston passed away on February 5 surrounded by her loving family. She was 85 years old. The beloved wife of the late Mario Giorgio, she was born in Boston, the daughter of the late Rocco and Antonetta (Blasi) Vitale. She was the devoted...

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GBL Champions

February 4, 2016
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GBL Champions

Everett High girls basketball captain Talia Ricciolo attempts a shot in a game against Medford earlier this season. Riccioli scored 14 points in a win over Malden that clinched Everett’s first Greater Boston League championship.

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Major Arrests by Feds:State Hit MS-13 in Everett,Elsewhere

February 4, 2016
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Major Arrests by Feds:State Hit MS-13 in Everett,Elsewhere

In an unexpected and shocking roundup of El Salvadoran MS-13 gang members in Everett, Chelsea, East Boston, Somerville, Revere, and elsewhere, federal, state and local officials announced Friday morning that they believed they had put a significant dent in the alleged murderous and criminal gang known in Spanish as ‘La Mara Salvatrucha.’ Around 5...

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EPS Food Service Provider Responds to Health,and Other Concerns

February 4, 2016
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EPS Food Service Provider Responds to Health,and Other Concerns

The food service provider for the Everett Public Schools (EPS) is reassuring the mayor and residents that it is fully committed to forwarding the administration’s agenda for a healthy community. From the opening of the Everett Wellness Center to the launch of an affordable “Fresh Meals” program, Mayor Carlo DeMaria is taking bold steps...

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Everett Teens in MS-13 Gang Charged with Jan 3 Murder

February 4, 2016
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Two Everett teens affiliated with the MS-13 gang were arrested and arraigned this week on murder charges for the Jan. 3 murder of Omar Wilfredo Reyes under the Tileston Street Bridge. Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan announced Monday that Jose Vasquez Ardon, 17, of Everett, and Cristian Nunez-Flores, 17, of Everett, were both...

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Boston, Wynn Come to Terms on Surrounding Community Agreement

February 4, 2016
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In the end, it was Mayor Martin Walsh and Wynn CEO Steve Wynn who got down to the nitty gritty – successfully negotiating directly with one another all last week on a Surrounding Community Agreement (SCA) for Boston that has some accommodations for Charlestown and Boston, including mitigation money for traffic and direct mitigation...

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Long-Despised BWSC Plant on Everett Line could be History

February 4, 2016
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Long-Despised BWSC Plant on Everett Line could be History

While Boston’s decision to end its fight with Wynn was huge news in Everett for all corners of the City, a surprise addition touted as a gift to Charlestown was perhaps a great olive branch to the City of Everett – eliminating the long-disdained Boston Water & Sewer Commission (BWSC) Sludge Plant sitting right...

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Everett’s Alliance Security Lands First Local Wynn Contract

February 4, 2016
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Everett’s Alliance Security Lands First Local Wynn Contract

In what is expected to be the first of many business deals with Everett companies, Alliance Security last month became the first Everett company to contract with the Wynn casino company. As of January, Alliance Security – based on Broadway – began providing site security for the Wynn Everett construction site. Making security checks...

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Everett Man Arrested for Masked Armed Bank Robbery

February 4, 2016
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An Everett man appeared in federal court last week in connection with his alleged armed robbery of the TD Bank in Allston in November 2015. Joseph G. Rachal, 64, was arraigned in U.S. District Court in Boston and charged with armed bank robbery, carrying a firearm during the commission of a crime of violence,...

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