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Council Committee to Take on Salt Storage, Contractor Delays

October 17, 2018
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One Council committee will be taking on at least two big issues at its meeting this Thursday, Oct. 18, including a new ordinance that looks at the safe storage of salt and other piled-up items. Councilor Fred Capone, chair of the Committee on Legislative Affairs and Elections, said they will take a last look...
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E Club to Honor Three Individuals, Journalism Award, at Annual Banquet

October 17, 2018
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The E Club of Everett will convene its annual banquet on Nov. 14 with the distinct purpose of awarding three outstanding community supporters, and one journalism award. “I am pleased to announce that the E Club of Everett will be honoring three citations of achievement awards, plus the annual journalism award, at our Nov....
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Senior Garden Club Enjoys Harvest of Good Friendships

October 13, 2018
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Senior Garden Club Enjoys Harvest of Good Friendships

The scent of basil and lavender are quite apparent in the early fall sun aside the Connolly Center these days. The small vegetable garden sits in the side yard accompanied by a good number of herb plots has blossomed this fall under the care of the Everett Senior Garden Club, which is sponsored by...
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Chapter 70 Money Stalls at City Hall Despite School Committee Request

October 13, 2018
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria said the administration will not pass on $2.5 million in additional funds for the Everett Schools recently designated by the State Legislature to help cover the losses for funding formula flaws. Instead, the mayor said they would retain the money in City accounts to help lower the tax rate for property...
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Teachers Claim Foul in Police Incident, Schools say It Was All About Safety

October 13, 2018
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The controversy between the Everett Teachers Association (ETA) and the School Department intensified a bit this week when the teachers claimed that the schools had been heavy-handed in calling the police on them when they were gathering before in the parking lot of the Parlin School on Sept. 25. It’s a claim soundly refuted...
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New Program to Promote Safe Streets

October 13, 2018
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If Prescott Street is to be more inviting, then let such an effort start with painting the crosswalks red. That’s just what happened on Sunday morning when volunteers from the street and volunteers from the NeighborWays organization got together to take their first action after several months of planning and recruiting on the street...
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Mayor DeMaria Defends Columbus Day in Globe

October 13, 2018
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For all of his accolades in the 13th Century, Christopher Columbus has had rough seas here in the 21st Century, as indigenous groups and many in the general public have begun to call for a change to the holiday that tends to skew towards highlighting the Italian culture more than the explorer himself. Add...
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CLF, Local Partners Unite to Support DEP Decision on National Grid Path

October 13, 2018
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Three powerful partners announced this week that they have filed a Motion to Participate within the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) appeal hearing on the decision to require National Grid to build and maintain a pathway on its property abutting the Malden River. The decision by DEP came earlier in the summer and required...
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Teacher Revolt:Everett Teachers, State Union Leaders Rally at School Committee

October 5, 2018
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Teacher Revolt:Everett Teachers, State Union Leaders Rally at School Committee

The Everett School Committee meeting on Monday night was highlighted by solidarity – that being the unity of teachers from across the region who gathered about 100 strong to support teachers in Everett whom they say are being “bullied” by the administration. That claim was quickly rebutted by Supt. Fred Foresteire after the meeting...
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Everett High Shows Up with High Marks on the MCAS Test

October 5, 2018
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Everett High School (EHS) came through with a great round of test scores in aggregate on this year’s MCAS test – especially compared to other schools, with EHS outperforming high schools in suburban communities like Melrose and North Andover. EHS Principal Erick Naumann reported to the School Committee on Monday night that the high...
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