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Posted on: March 20, 2019

New playground equipment coming to Deer Park

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EVERETT, WA - Everett families and visitors should plan for a closure of the play area at Deer Park, 1300 55th St. SW, while crews upgrade playground equipment. The playground at Deer Park will close in late March to begin construction. Work is expected t...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Liz Vogeli appointed to National League of Cities’ Public Safety and Crime Prevention Committee

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WASHINGTON — Everett City Councilmember Liz Vogeli has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2019 Public Safety and Crime Prevention (PSCP) federal advocacy committee. This committee has the lead responsibility ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Annual Ladies Tea serves up interactive, living history

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EVERETT, WA – See the world through the eyes of 1880s journalist Nellie Bly, while sipping from fancy china cups at the Carl Gipson Senior Center’s annual Ladies Tea, Saturday, March 30, 1-3:30 p.m.

The elegant afternoon event offers en...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Everett Transit seeking input on low-income fares

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EVERETT, WA – The Everett City Council is evaluating the introduction of a low-income fare category for Everett Transit. To inform their final decision, expected on April 17, Everett Transit is asking for public input on what fare structure the ...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Community input needed as City prepares to update Consolidated Plan

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EVERETT, WA – The City of Everett’s Community Development Division is seeking input on how best to invest future Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, which are allocated annually by the US Department of Housing and Urban Dev...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Connecting Everett to the world: Commercial flights take off from Paine Field

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EVERETT, WA – This morning marked the historic start of commercial air service at Paine Field. Mayor Cassie Franklin joined local and regional leaders, including former Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson, to celebrate the new terminal and board the fi...

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

City continues popular rain garden program

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EVERETT, WA – The City of Everett is offering rebates of up to $2,500 to Everett residents who install approved rain gardens on their property. This is the fifth year of the program, which helps manage stormwater runoff throughout the city.

In Ma...

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Posted on: February 19, 2019

Open data coming to City of Everett website

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EVERETT, WA – The City of Everett is launching a new interactive online portal that will allow community members to access data through the City’s website. The Everett City Council on Jan. 30 approved the acquisition of an open-data pl...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Everett’s Rucker Avenue streetscape project to start spring 2019

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EVERETT, WA – Four blocks of Rucker Ave. are about to be transformed into a more pedestrian-friendly corridor that encourages retail development and tourist destinations, walkable residential neighborhoods and a greater array of commercial activ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Everett celebrates 50 years of Boeing’s 747

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EVERETT, WA – The Boeing Company’s 747 airplane celebrates its 50th anniversary on Saturday, Feb. 9. Mayor Cassie Franklin will read a proclamation honoring the airplane – and the Boeing employees who build it – at ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Apply to serve on Everett’s District Commission

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City seeks volunteers to help lead transition to district elections

EVERETT, WA – Community members interested in helping Everett transition to district elections for City Council can apply to serve on the City’s District Commission.

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Plan for temporary closure of Fire Station 2

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EVERETT, WA – Community members should prepare for the temporary closure of Fire Station 2, located at 2201 16th St, beginning March 1, 2019.

During the closure, the fire units housed at Station 2 (Engine 2 and Aid 2) will temporarily relocate to 2801 Oake...

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Posted on: January 31, 2019

Mayor Franklin delivers annual State of Everett address

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EVERETT, WA – Mayor Cassie Franklin today delivered her State of Everett address to a sold-out crowd at the Economic Alliance Snohomish County’s annual event.

Franklin provided an update on major 2018 accomplishments, including progress...

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Posted on: January 31, 2019

Everett Career Link offers youth internship opportunities

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EVERETT, WA – Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin announced the launch of the Everett Career Link program during her State of the City address on Thursday, Jan. 31. The unique partnership between the Everett School District and the City will offer int...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

New Alverson pedestrian crossing connects people to Waterfront District

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EVERETT, WA – The City of Everett’s newest crosswalk at Alverson Blvd. and West Marine View Drive offers pedestrians and bicyclists a safer and easier way to access the waterfront via the Milltown Trail.

“The growing waterfron...

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Rescheduled: City celebrates 26th annual Wendt and Mayor’s Arts Awards

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EVERETT – The Everett Cultural Arts Commission has selected the recipients of the 26th annual Wendt and Mayor’s Arts Awards. Mayor Cassie Franklin will honor the award recipients during a public celebration on Monday, April 15, at the ...

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Posted on: December 28, 2018

New year, new fares for Everett Transit

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EVERETT, WA – Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 1, Everett
Transit riders will pay a new fare for the first time since 2013. The fareswill increase in two stages in 2019.

 

On Jan. 1, adult fares will increase from $1
to $1.50, youth fares will...

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Everett Public Library's Evergreen Branch to close for major remodel

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EVERETT, WA – The Evergreen Branch of the Everett Public Library, located at 9512 Evergreen Way, will close to the public on Dec. 24 at 3 p.m. During the closure, the library will be renovated and expanded and is expected to reopen to the public...

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Get ready for new fares, routes in 2019

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EVERETT, WA – Everett Transit riders will see new fares and routes in 2019. The changes are the first steps to implement the agency’s recently adopted long-range plan. The plan sets the agency on a path for long-term financial sustaina...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Better bus stops headed to N Broadway

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EVERETT, WA – Construction of Everett Transit’s N Broadway Improvement Project begins this week, starting with the four bus stops between 34th Street and Pacific Avenue. 

The project creates new bus “bulbs” ...

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

City welcomes new members to Everett Fire leadership team

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EVERETT – Following national searches, Fire Chief Dave DeMarco has selected three new assistant chiefs, including two external candidates.

“The search and competitive process have produced an exceptional group of people that I am humbled to be serving amon...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Everett’s wastewater plant awarded $60,000 for energy savings

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EVERETT – The Snohomish County PUD has awarded the City of Everett’s Water Pollution Control Facility (WPCF) $60,000 for their work on the Wastewater Energy Coaching Cohort program. Between May 1, 2017, and April 30, 2018, WPCF staff r...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Everett Transit puts its first electric bus into service

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EVERETT – This morning, Everett Transit put its first all-electric bus into service. To celebrate, Mayor Cassie Franklin, Congressman Rick Larsen, and Everett Transit held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at College Station.

The bus will go into service later in ...

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Explore downtown Everett’s rich history with new walking tours

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EVERETT – The City of Everett has launched two new walking tours aimed at providing historical insight on Everett’s development as a city. The tours, viewable on a mobile device, highlight many important locations in downtown Everett&a...

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Join Mayor Franklin and Everett Police for Gang Awareness Day Sept. 17

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EVERETT – Community members are invited to join Mayor Cassie Franklin and Everett Police for an International Gang Awareness Day event on Monday, Sept. 17, from 6:30-8 p.m. at Explorer Middle School (9600 Sharon Dr.). Attendees will have the opportunity t...

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

City launches new line up of Green Garden, Green Home events

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EVERETT – The City of Everett will hold multiple events this fall to promote natural yard care and green gardening practices that make yards easier to maintain and healthier for kids, pets and the environment.

The Green Garden, Green Home program...

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

City of Everett ready to revitalize downtown

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EVERETT – The Everett City Council could take action on the proposed Metro Everett plan aiming to revitalize the City’s downtown area this Wednesday. A final public hearing is scheduled for Wednesday evening, Aug. 29 at 6:30 p.m., afte...

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

Upgrades planned for Phil Johnson ballfields

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EVERETT – Everett Parks & Community Services is planning a major renovation project for the Phil Johnson ballfields, located near the Boeing factory at 400 W. Sievers-Duecy Blvd. Work is scheduled to begin in the fall and expected to be comp...

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Everett Animal Shelter seeks volunteers for new senior dog foster program

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EVERETT – The Everett Animal Shelter is seeking volunteers for a new senior dog foster program that will help provide the best possible care for older dogs while they await adoption.

While many dogs do well at the shelter while they await adoptio...

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Everett and Mukilteo mayors complete Bike Month challenge

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EVERETT – Throughout the month of May, Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin and Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregerson celebrated Bike Month with a series of challenges and a competition to bike the most total miles. National Bike Month takes place every Ma...

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

New fire chief to be sworn in May 30

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EVERETT – New Everett Fire Chief Dave DeMarco will be officially sworn during the City Council meeting this Wednesday, May 30, at 6:30 p.m. Mayor Cassie Franklin recently announced the selection of DeMarco following a national search.

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

City accepting name proposals for new neighborhood park

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EVERETT – The City of Everett is accepting name proposals for a new park that will be located in the Glacier View neighborhood. The 1.2-acre park will be adjacent to the new YMCA facility being developed at 4730 Colby Avenue.  

The park,...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

City launches new neighborhood notification tool

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EVERETT – The City of Everett has launched a new tool to provide localized information to community members in each of Everett’s 19 neighborhoods. The tool was developed in response to an idea shared by local neighborhood leaders.

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Posted on: March 26, 2018

Mayor Franklin to participate in Department of Defense program hosted by Secretary of Defense

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EVERETT – Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin has been selected to participate in the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference (JCOC) hosted by the Secretary of Defense. The JCOC program is the oldest and most prestigious public liaison program in the Department o...

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Posted on: October 28, 2011

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