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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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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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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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News Briefs

October 26, 2018
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Matewsky has plans set for 39th annual Children’s Halloween Party City Councilor Wayne Matewsky reported this week that plans are in place for his 39th annual Children’s Halloween Party at the Silver Fox – a party that has is free to all children again this year. “This is my favorite event each year, and...
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Are You Ready for Halloween?

October 26, 2018
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Next week, many neighborhoods will become magical places as thousands of children dressed in all types of costumes will descend on the streets in search of candy and treats. Likewise, residents will not only decorate their houses in scary Halloween themes with spiders and ghosts and a few witches thrown in just for luck,...
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Letter to the Editor

October 26, 2018
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I’m disappointed on lack of Council discussion over school funding Dear Editor, I am truly disappointed not only as a City Councilor, but also as a lifelong resident in regard to the discussion, or lack thereof, on Monday night about the school funding issue. If we can’t stand up and fight for the teachers...
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Council Should Have Been Able to Weigh in on School Funding

October 26, 2018
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Due to the events of last Monday’s City Council meeting, I feel compelled to write this letter. One of the biggest topics going around the City the past few weeks has been regarding the money for low-income students procured by Sen. Sal DiDomenico. This money from the State is intended to provide much needed...
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Three Reasons to Vote ‘No’ on Question 1

October 26, 2018
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Because I’m a nurse, and I work in a hospital, I’m asked every day how I feel about Question 1.  I’m beyond concerned.  I’m scared—for patients and nurses—and I’m voting “No.”  Question 1 highlights an important topic, but it is a dangerous approach to something as vital as our healthcare. Question 1 is confusing. ...
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