Archive for October, 2018

Grand Re-Opening

October 26, 2018
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Grand Re-Opening

Mayor Carlo DeMaria was assisted by his daughter, Alex, in cutting the ribbon for Gramstorff Park last Friday afternoon, Oct. 19. The new park features many new pieces of play equipment and refurbished green space as well.
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Heading to the Playoffs

October 26, 2018
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Heading to the Playoffs

Pope John senior captain quarterback Anthony Mejjia looks for a target up field. Mejjia struck early and often, connecting several times with many different receivers to lead the Pope John High offense over Matignon, 42-0. The victory gave Pope John a perfect, 7-0, season as they headed into the playoffs. The team will face...
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Funding Fracas:Additional School Funding Still up in the Air, CIP Approved

October 26, 2018
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Funding Fracas:Additional School Funding Still up in the Air, CIP Approved

The approval of the highly contested, additional $2.5 million in state Chapter 70 funds for the school budget, has been referred to the School Finance Review Committee by the City Council. A motion to have Mayor Carlo DeMaria appear before the Council to discuss the funding was on the Council’s agenda Monday night. “We...
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Parlin K-8 School Benefitting from Consistency, New Leadership

October 26, 2018
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Parlin K-8 School Benefitting from Consistency, New Leadership

One month after Supt. Fred Foresteire made major changes at the Parlin K-8 School, new Principal Michelle Crowell said the school culture and teacher supports have drastically changed in just a short period of time. “I am so pleased with what’s gone on at the Parlin School over the past month,” she said. “We...
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Everett Council Approves Affordable Housing Change

October 26, 2018
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It took two hours and three votes, but the City Council unanimously approved a change to the inclusionary zoning ordinance, cutting the percentage of affordable housing units required in residential development projects. It was an ordinance that had not even been in effect for one year, but one that City officials said was already...
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Mayor DeMaria: Stop the Scare Tactics with School Funding Issues

October 26, 2018
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria – after having been silent for several months on the school funding issue – said on Tuesday morning that the School Department and their allies need to stop the attacks on him, and stop spreading misinformation about budgetary issues – including the recent $2.5 million state appropriation now in flux. “They...
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City Happy with Three Proposals for Everett Square Parking Lot

October 26, 2018
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The City has received three proposals for mixed-use redevelopments of the Everett Square municipal parking lot, and will analyze all three in the coming months. Planning Director Tony Sousa said after a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) went out this summer, they had three companies submit proposals for the 1.5-acre lot between Sacro Plaza and...
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Encore Boston Harbor Getting Started on Critical Bike Path Connection

October 26, 2018
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Encore Boston Harbor crews have moved in the last two weeks to being work on a critical piece of the Northern Strand Community Path – a section that will link the Village in Everett to the waterfront and beyond. “We have started work and are going through a continuous process to get final approvals...
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City Leaders Sound Off on Council Change to Home Inspections

October 26, 2018
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In the wake of a major change by the City Council on Monday night to the apartment inspection ordinance, City Hall leaders and Fire Chief Tony Carli are sounding the alarm concerning the safety of residents. “It’s been a total success for us since it was implemented,” said Fire Chief Tony Carli on Tuesday....
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E Club 47th Annual Fall Dinner Assembled for Nov 14

October 26, 2018
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The Boston Herald’s Danny Ventura will be the featured speaker at this year’s E Club dinner on Nov. 14 in Spinelli’s of Lynnfield. “An impressive head table dais has been assembled for the E Club’s 47th annual Sports Reunion Dinner,” announced Executive Director Vincent J. Ragucci Jr. This year’s featured speaker is Dan Ventura,...
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