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Kelley Achieves Eagle Scout After Long Journey in Scouting

October 5, 2018
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Anthony Kelley didn’t just earn the cooking merit badge on his way to becoming an Eagle Scout, he discovered a career. Kelley, a freshman at Southern New Hampshire University, celebrated his achievement of Eagle Scout last Saturday, Sept. 29, in the Glendale Methodist Church, and it was a journey he said provided him with...
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DiDomenico Secures $125,000 for Everett Schools Technology and Music Programming

October 5, 2018
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Sen. Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) recently announced that his amendment providing $125,000 for music programming and technology upgrades at the Everett Public Schools 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 his district in the Senate...
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Members Plus Credit Union and Everett Credit Union Announce Their Mutually Beneficial Co-Op Merger

October 5, 2018
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Everett Credit Union and MembersPlus Credit Union have announced their successful merger. The official merger date of October 1, 2018 came just a few short months after members of both credit unions voted in favor of joining the two financial institutions. The 4,200 members of Everett Credit Union have joined MembersPlus Credit Union, which...
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La Comunidad Gets Healthy Communities Grant from the Aetna Foundation

October 5, 2018
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La Comunidad has been selected as a grantee in the Aetna Foundation’s Cultivating Healthy Communities program and was awarded a $50,000 grant to implement a multilingual resident-approach to a Safe & Welcoming police policy. The Cultivating Healthy Communities program awarded nearly $2 million in grants to 23 nonprofit organizations to advance the Aetna Foundation’s...
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DiDomenico Continues the Fight for Anti-Hunger Policies

October 5, 2018
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As part of Hunger Action Month, Sen. Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) last week participated in the Hunger Awareness Rally at the State House. DiDomenico was joined at the rally by DTA Commissioner Jeff McCue, Representative Jay Livingstone, Representative Hannah Kane and Representative Joe McGonagle. Sen. DiDomenico has long made food insecurity and nutrition policy a...
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In Surprising Move, MGC Chair Crosby Resigns Ahead of Wynn Investigation Rollout

September 27, 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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Homecoming Celebration

September 27, 2018
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Homecoming Celebration

Mike Mangan, Council President Peter Napolitano, Councilor Rosa DiFlorio, At-Large City Councilor John Hanlon, Tricia DiDomenico, Sen. Sal DiDomenico , School Committeeman Marcony Barrios, Councilor Michael McLaughlin, and School Committeeman Frank Parker gathered for a photo to help celebrate homecoming on Friday night, Sept. 21. More than 1,000 people, according to the City, came...
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Everett Holds off St John’s, 26-14

September 27, 2018
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Everett Holds off St John’s, 26-14

If it’s not the state’s best football rivalry, it’s certainly the best one north of Boston. Every year, it seems, Everett High and St. John’s Prep are ranked in the top 5 in the state, as was the case Saturday when the two teams brought their undefeated records into Everett Veterans Memorial Stadium on...
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Graham Readies Another Great Walk for Living on Admiral’s Hill

September 27, 2018
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Graham Readies Another Great Walk for Living on Admiral’s Hill

The ALS Walk for Living on Admiral’s Hill in Chelsea, run by the Leonard Florence Center for Living (LFCFL), will host its 10th annual walk this coming Sept. 30, and new Director Maura Graham said she is ready for another great event. “This is my first year as walk director, but I’ve had the...
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Costly Homecoming Parade Was a Casualty of Budget Cuts

September 27, 2018
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Budget cuts from last spring in the School Department, as well as the City’s inability to pay for an expensive parade, resulted in what was a more modest – but well-attended – Friday homecoming celebration this year. It was the first year in 28 years there wasn’t a Parade to mark homecoming, which was...
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