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DiDomenico Secures $75K for Opioid Treatment Services at CHA

October 13, 2018
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Sen. Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) recently announced that his amendment providing $75,000 for the Cambridge Health Alliance Everett Care Center to increase access to office-based opioid treatment services was included in the final Fiscal Year 2019 budget. As Assistant Majority Leader of the Massachusetts Senate, DiDomenico was able to secure a number of amendments for...
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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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Happy 90th Birthday, Patricia

October 5, 2018
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Happy 90th Birthday, Patricia

State Representative Joe McGonagle (D-Everett) presents a certificate from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to Patricia Cunningham on her 90th birthday in Winthrop at the Pleasant Park Yacht Club on behalf of Speaker Robert DeLeo (D-Winthrop)
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Soaring

October 5, 2018
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Soaring

Anthony Kelley was joined by proud parents, Anna and Dan, on Saturday, Sept. 29, as he was officially granted his Eagle Scout rank from Everett’ Troop 814 in the Glendale Methodist Church. Kelley has been involved in scouting since he was in second grade, and worked his way up through the ranks to Eagle.
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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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MGC Chair Crosby Resigns Ahead of Wynn Investigation Rollout

October 5, 2018
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In a stunning development late Wednesday, Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) Chairman Steve Crosby announced he was resigning from the commission and his post as chair. It’s a post he has held since day one of the commission, and comes just one day before the MGC began discussing protocol for the Wynn investigation rollout, which...
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MGC Investigation Likely to Roll Out in October, But Still Not Done

October 5, 2018
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The Wynn Resorts investigation continues to chug on, but the public process for rolling out the investigation now has a blueprint. Ed Bedrosian, executive director of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC), said they would have an adjudicatory process and not a public hearing on the matter. The format for the rollout seemed as if...
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Exelon Completes Transactions of Engie LNG Facility

October 5, 2018
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Exelon Generation announced Monday it has completed its acquisition of the Everett LNG Facility in the industrial waterfront, assuming both facility ownership and management of operations. “With this acquisition, we are ensuring that Mystic Generating Station’s Units 8 and 9 will continue receiving a dependable liquified natural gas supply to help meet New England’s...
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