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City Council Votes Against Housing Inspection Change in Second Ruling

November 26, 2018
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In a turnaround from the last Council meeting, the majority of councilors on Nov. 13 were opposed to an amendment offered by Councilor Mike Marchese during Tuesday evening’s Council Meeting regarding a change in the housing inspection ordinance. Marchese’s change passed the Council during the last meeting, and involved changing the word ‘must’ to...
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Developers, Planning Board Dispute Reach of Board on Building Projects

November 26, 2018
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If the future of Everett is decided in a meeting, then that meeting would be the heated, monthly back-and-forth sessions at the Planning Board. As City officials continue to develop a vision for the future of Everett, some local developers are questioning how much power those officials have over the shape of their projects....
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Cost of Thanksgiving Meal Decreases Once Again; At an Eight-Year Low

November 26, 2018
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The cost of a traditional Thanksgiving meal has once-again decreased and is at its lowest cost since 2010, according to the 33rd annual American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) Thanksgiving dinner survey. The AFBF reported late last week that it had found the average cost of a traditional Thanksgiving meal for 10 to be at...
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A Man of Letters:Danny V Honored by the ‘E’ Club

November 26, 2018
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Danny Ventura stayed well after the annual ‘E’ Club of Everett dinner last Wednesday night at Spinelli’s in Lynnfield. Ventura may have wanted to get right back to his home in East Boston, but Everett parents and student-athletes had lined up to personally congratulate the legendary Boston Herald high school sports editor/reporter on receiving...
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State Fire Marshal Offers Thanksgiving Safety Tips

November 26, 2018
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Thanksgiving is a wonderful family holiday, but the day can be ruined with a cooking or candle fire, a burn injury, or a carbon monoxide incident from long-term use of the oven, said State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey. There are more home fires on Thanksgiving than any other single day in Massachusetts, twice...
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Victory Salute

November 18, 2018
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Victory Salute

The Pope John Tigers carried the flag onto the field at the beginning of the game in tribute to Veterans Day, and celebrated their MIAA Division 8 North title with it afterward on a rainy Friday, Nov. 9. Left to right Jesus Rivera, Roshad John, (crouched in front)   Marcus Parara, Coach Paul Sobolewski,...
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Everett Honors Veterans at the Connolly Center

November 18, 2018
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Everett Honors Veterans at the Connolly Center

Numerous Everett officials came together on Monday, Nov. 12, to honor those who served the country in the military for Veterans Day – a ceremony that marked the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. The ceremony was kicked off by Veterans Commissioner Jeanne Cristiano, who noted the 100th Anniversary of WWI...
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Sign of Things to Come:Encore Street Sign and Entrance Take Shape

November 18, 2018
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Sign of Things to Come:Encore Street Sign and Entrance Take Shape

For nearly two years, the Encore Boston Harbor site has looked like a site. Construction vehicles, rocks, mud and raw steel coming out of the ground. It was a place where work was getting done, albeit and the speed of light. Now, however, the Encore Boston Harbor sign has gone up on Lower Broadway,...
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Legal Maneuver:Steve Wynn Sues MGC, Wynn Resorts Over Public Investigation Rollout

November 18, 2018
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Former Wynn Resorts CEO Steve Wynn has filed a six-count action in Clark County, Nevada, court calling on the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) to be barred from publicly rolling out its eight-month investigation into sexual misconduct allegations at Wynn Resorts – a highly anticipated investigation that was supposed to be made public in early...
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Traffic Warnings for Lower Broadway

November 18, 2018
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The Encore Boston Harbor off-site roadway construction is entering the last stretch on Lower Broadway this fall and the next few weeks will be extremely busy, company officials said. Drivers should take note that there will be many construction impacts in the next few weeks as crews try to wrap up the construction season....
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