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High Hand:Encore,Cambridge College Open Door on New Dealer School with 167 Students in First Class

September 20, 2018
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High Hand:Encore,Cambridge College Open Door on New Dealer School with 167 Students in First Class

Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox was on hand Monday with Cambridge College President Deborah Jackson and a handful of members of the first Dealer School casino training program to open the doors on the area’s inaugural class of prospective dealers for the Encore Boston Harbor casino. “Today is the first day and we have...
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Council Approves Encore Parking Plan, Holds up on Solar and Capital Improvements

September 20, 2018
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The Everett City Council met in a special session on Monday night to review three matters, most prominently the Encore Boston Harbor temporary parking plan on Lower Broadway – which hit a snag last week when the votes weren’t there for the second reading. The plan had already been approved last month on the...
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More than 10,000 Come Out to See Headliner Perform at Village Fest

September 20, 2018
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Sugar Ray’s lead singer Mark McGrath told the Everett Independent on the eve of his performance at Village Fest that he loves to perform and relishes opportunities to play the band’s best songs in front of crowds like at Village Fest. But the long-time bandleader also finds himself with unique opportunities on television, where...
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MGC Wrapping Up Wynn/Encore Investigation, Likely to go Public in October

September 20, 2018
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) announced on Thursday, Sept. 13, at its regular meeting in Boston that it is still wrapping up its investigation of Wynn Resorts and plans to begin looking at the rollout of the investigation on Sept. 27. MGC Director Ed Bedrosian said investigators from the Investigations and Enforcement Bureau (IEB)...
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Encore Boston Harbor Breaks Ground on New Playground at Old GE Site

September 20, 2018
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Any time the City and Encore Boston Harbor break ground on an amenity unlocking the walled-off waterfront for Everett, Mayor Carlo DeMaria recalls – as many in Everett to – the times when a place like the old, formerly toxic GE site was off-limits. Now, Encore Boston Harbor is about to transform part of...
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Coco’s Owner Seeks Justice in Death of Dog Last Week

September 14, 2018
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Coco’s Owner Seeks Justice in Death of Dog Last Week

Mike Ciaburri loved his dog Coco, and Coco gave that love back 1,000 times over. There were the days in the snow when Coco would bury her face over and over in the snow and jump around excitedly. There were trips to the lake when Ciaburri would watch her bravely dive off the boat...
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Crimson Tide Win Over Xaverian Highlighted by the Will of Sainristil

September 14, 2018
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Crimson Tide Win Over Xaverian Highlighted by the Will of Sainristil

On two occasions Friday night in the Hawk Bowl at Norwood’s Xaverian Brother High School, Everett High faced two critical fourth downs – one early in the game and one late – and it was the sheer will of senior Mike Sainristil that seemed to make the impossible quite attainable. The Crimson Tide won...
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Honored:Police Sgt Larry Jedry Receives Hanna Award at State House

September 14, 2018
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As Everett Police Sgt. Larry Jedry sat on the floor of the House chambers at the State House last Friday for the Hanna Awards for Bravery, he thought about the incident that got him there. It was an incident one quiet October night in 2017 that required him to shoot a man that charged...
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The Late Francis Fitzgerald Finds Permanent Home at the End of Prescott Street

September 14, 2018
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When Francis Fitzgerald enrolled in the Marines at the outset of World War II, after having a difficult life as a young man providing for his family in the Great Depression, he was turned away due to a heart murmur. But it didn’t deter him. He immediately enlisted in the Merchant Marines, transporting supplies,...
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National Grid Appeals State Order

September 14, 2018
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National Grid filed paperwork late last week to appeal the decision by the state calling on them to build and maintain a pedestrian path along the Malden River as part of a Chapter 91 Waterways licensing process. National Grid pointed to the estimated cost of the pathway, which they believe would be about $7...
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