Chandler Bests Senator Sal in Balloting

By Josh Resnek

Assistant Senate Majority Leader Sal DiDomenico almost became the Senate president in balloting held last week at the State House.

When all leadership votes had been counted, Senate President Harriet Chandler from Worcester stood at the top of the mountain in State Senate political jockeying. Continue reading Chandler Bests Senator Sal in Balloting

Council Gives $500,000 Owed to School Dept.

Auditor Says School Administrators Asked for the Money

By Josh Resnek

The ongoing battle between the mayor and School Superintendent Frederick Foresteire did not end Monday night when the City Council voted 9-0 to approve a $500,000 transfer asked for by the mayor to the School Department.

City Auditor Eric Demas insisted that Assistant School Superintendent Charlie Obremski asked for that amount of money several times during discussions before the mayor decided to give it to the School Department.

Continue reading Council Gives $500,000 Owed to School Dept.

Wynn Sells Out

What’s Next?

By Josh Resnek

Fallen and disgraced casino magnate Steven Wynn sold all of his shares in the company he founded late last week in a move anticipated by industry experts and predicted by the Leader Herald in our March 22 edition.

The sale of all his shares netted the serial sexual harasser almost $2.5 billion dollars when all is said and done.

Now he has nothing to do with Wynn Resorts, which presents a dilemma for the company as well as for the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. The Gaming Commission has taken this stunning news in stride. Continue reading Wynn Sells Out

EVERETT HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Everett High School’s January Students of the Month were recognized during a recent School Committee meeting. Seated, from left: Sophonie Germain, Social Studies; Segovia Magnana, World Language/Italian Honors; Christopher Ambrocio, Culinary Arts; Kiya Johnson Booth, Math; Standing, from left: Nicholas Snook, Technology; Mr. Kevin Shaw, Assistant Superintendent; and Mariama Codrington, Music. Continue reading EVERETT HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS OF THE MONTH