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A Time to Celebrate

October 17, 2018
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A Time to Celebrate

Dotty Amos of Everett’s Zion Church swayed to the choir during Sunday’s service at the church on Broadway. The special service brought out many dignitaries to mark the re-dedication of the church building after one year of construction, and also to mark Bishop Brown’s 37th pastoral year – all at Zion Church.
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Cruisin’ to Victory

October 17, 2018
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Cruisin’ to Victory

Ervin DeLeon completes a catch and makes his way toward the end zone with Medford’s Corey Moore attempting to slow him down during the Tide’s matchup with its former Greater Boston League (GBL) foe. The Crimson Tide cruised to victory on Friday and remained undefeated on the season.
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Tide Cornhole Tournament

October 17, 2018
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Tide Cornhole Tournament

Johnny Fitzpatrick showed excellent form on this bean bag toss during the first Crimson Tide Pop Warner cornhole tournament outside of the Village Bar & Grill last Friday night, Oct. 12. Dozens of Crimson Tide football supporters gathered to raise funds for the team.
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Battle Continues:Future School Funding in Jeopardy Due to City Hall Roadblock

October 17, 2018
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Battle Continues:Future School Funding in Jeopardy Due to City Hall Roadblock

In the continuing City Hall battle over supposed additional School Funds from the state, Sen. Sal DiDomenico addressed the School Committee on Monday evening, Oct 15, regarding the $2.5 million he secured in the state’s Supplemental Budget for the School Department – money that has apparently hit a roadblock at City Hall. The money...
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City Council to Examine Whether or Not to Defer Capital Improvement Plan

October 17, 2018
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Several City Councilors are seriously contemplating whether or not to forego this year’s $9.38 million Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) until next year when finances are expected to be more solid due to the first payment from the casino in June 2019. Councilor Leo McKinnon’s Ways & Means Committee met on Monday night at City...
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City, Encore Boston Harbor Considering Employee Parking at GE Site

October 17, 2018
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Though it’s a plan in its infancy, many eyebrows have been raised as the City and Encore Boston Harbor are looking to potentially site 630 employee parking spaces on a temporary basis next to the new Freightliner business at the GE site off of Air Force Road. The plan just came to light this...
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Another Self-Storage Approved for the Parkway at Mark’s Discount

October 17, 2018
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After one self-storage project on the Parkway made its way firmly under the skin of Mayor Carlo DeMaria and City Planners, a second self-storage on the Parkway has been approved by the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) for the Mark’s Discount building, or the former Eagle Shoe factory. The building is owned by Mai...
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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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Malden High Forfeits Football Game to Everett

October 17, 2018
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Malden High School has forfeited Friday night’s football game against Everett High School. Malden, who is winless this season in six games, was scheduled to play undefeated and No. 1-ranked Everett Friday night in the annual renewal of the series that dates back to 1893. The teams have played every year but 1927. Superintendent...
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MyRWA Reports Herring Run is Strong in the Mystic River

October 17, 2018
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An estimated 589,000 river herring migrated upstream to spawn at Mystic Lakes in 2018, according to numbers just released by the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF). If one stacked the fish end-to-end, this would be more than 100 miles of river herring—enough to get you from Boston to Provincetown-in a river that is...
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