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McLaughlin looks to re-enter city politics

Former Everett Common Councilor Michael McLaughlin has announced that he will be running for the Ward Six seat on the Everett City Council next fall.

McLaughlin, who was a candidate in a three-way race for the Ward Six seat two years ago, will again seek to win the seat that is currently held by longtime Alderman Sal Sachetta.

McLaughlin’s announcement makes him among the first candidates to announce their intentions this year.

Shute Library          Re-Opening scheduled for May 27

The long-awaited Grand Re-Opening of the Shute Memorial Library has been scheduled for Thursday, May 7 at 6 p.m. at the newly renovated and updated Shute Library on Broadway in North Everett.

The Shute Memorial Library has been undergoing a more than 18-month expansion and renovation that included making the building handicapped accessible, improving the programmatic space of the building and updating technology among many other improvements.

The Grand Re-Opening will feature a ribbon-cutting and tours of the new library space.

The event will begin promptly at 6 p.m.

Public hearing in Malden on HUD programs

Title I of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act requires that in order to apply for certain U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) Programs, the City of Malden and North Suburban Consortium (NSC) comprised of the communities of Malden, Medford, Arlington, Everett, Chelsea, Melrose, Revere and Winthrop, must have an approved Consolidated Plan.

The City of Malden and NSC, acting by and through the Malden Redevelopment Authority in accordance with the NSC Citizen Participation Plan, are holding a public hearing Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 6:00 p.m., Malden Government Center, 200 Pleasant Street, Room 421.

The Consolidated Plan will be available  to May 14, 2015 for review and comments at the Malden Redevelopment Authority, 200 Pleasant Street, Room 621.

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