Archive for May, 2018

Class of 2018 Graduation Ceremony

May 31, 2018
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Everett Firefighter Pursuing State Organizational Office

May 25, 2018
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Everett Firefighter Pursuing State Organizational Office

When Everett Fire Union President Craig Hardy isn’t on duty these days, he often can be found in Worcester, Falmouth, or any of several other outposts throughout the state. That’s because the popular firefighter (and hockey phenom) is running for statewide office in the Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts (PFFM) organization – mounting a statewide...
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Still Running:Exelon Files with Fed’s Plan to Keep Some Generators Operating

May 25, 2018
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After working through a process with ISO New England over the last two months, Exelon Generation and ISO filed a proposal with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that would keep two Mystic Station generators going after 2022 – for a price. Exelon, which operates Mystic Station, surprisingly filed in March with FERC to...
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School Committee Approves $76 Million Educational Budget for FY ’19

May 25, 2018
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A new school budget approved by the School Committee will likely result in the cutting of 98 positions unless additional funding becomes available – despite the fact that the City has given over and above by more than $6 million what is required as a minimum by the state. The Everett School Committee voted...
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Encore’s Off-Site Construction on Speedy Timetable, to Finish This Fall

May 25, 2018
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One can’t help but marvel at the 20-plus story casino tower and resort coming to life on Lower Broadway while passing by, but it will likely be the massive amounts of road construction that they will see this summer as the casino puts the pedal to the metal to get off-site transportation projects completed...
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Council Briefs

May 25, 2018
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Trio of transfer and appropriation requests approved by Council The Everett City Council last week approved a transfer of $50,000 from the Budgetary Fund Balance (Free Cash) to the Treasurer/Collector’s account to pay for higher than anticipated credit card usage fees from on line bill pay transactions by the general public. Councilor Rosa DiFlorio...
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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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