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.

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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’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


The Family Strength Initiative, better known as FSI for Autism, presented a $5,000 donation to the Integrated Learning Program at the Webster School and the Webster School Extension during Monday’s Everett School Committee meeting. The funds will be used to purchase supplies and materials to support the district’s substantially separate and partially included programs for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. From left: Shawn Coyle, Robert Lamontagne, Everett Public Schools Special Education Direction Michael Baldassarre, Stephen Lamontagne, Shane Coyle, Karen Lamontagne, and Wendy Golini. Continue reading A SHOW OF STRENGTH

Everett Public Schools Celebrate Read Across America Day

The National Education Association’s Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss. Continue reading Everett Public Schools Celebrate Read Across America Day