Author: stephen.quigley

Mayoral candidates engage in forum

By Stephen Quigley With the city’s primary election on September 21 fast-approaching, the three candidates running for mayor of Everett, incumbent Carlo DeMaria, who has served in the city’s top office since 2008, and his challengers, City Councilor Fred Capone and City Councilor…

Welcome to the Wynn

When Steve Wynn gave his first press conference in December about the possibility of building a hotel/casino in Everett, he downplayed the casino.  He said over and over again that his hotel was a luxury destination first and that the…

Linkage Fees Defeated by 8-7 Vote

Citing a negative reaction to linkage fees from potential new and existing businesses, Councilors on Wednesday night defeated by a 8-7 vote, a request to  start the legislative process of enacting a fee. “We need to be business friendly,” Councilwoman…