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Everett Agrees To Uber And Lyft Changes In For-Hire Ordinance

January 14, 2018

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An ordinance will go before the Everett City Council on Wednesday that should finally settle issues around Everett’s for-hire ordinance. For the past three years Everett has tried to set up regulations that would somewhat level the playing field between Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) and traditional taxi service. Last June Everett passed an ordinance that […]

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Volunteer Arboretum Group Gives $75,000.00 To City Of Everett

January 11, 2018

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At the Wednesday night meeting of the Everett City Council the City of Everett received a big gift thanks to the all-volunteer Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens. Here are the details. The Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens, located in Everett’s Legion Park, is pleased to announce that the final piece of the arboretum is beginning to take […]

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Everett Mayor To Address Gangs And Guns

January 11, 2018

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In her first major policy move Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin plans to announce plans to combat gun violence in Everett. Here’s a preview of what the Mayor plans to announce later today… Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin will issue a mayoral directive on Thursday, Jan. 11, to address Everett’s growing challenge of gang and youth violence, […]

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Everett To Re-Visit Ride Sharing Rules

January 10, 2018

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The City of Everett administration will be briefing the Everett City Council tonight on revised rules for ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft. The city had worked for a couple of years on an ordinance before passing rules last summer that covered how ride sharing and taxi service in Everett was supposed to operate. On […]

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Turmoil Continues For Everett Public Works As Director Davis Dismissed

January 6, 2018

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On Friday Everett’s long-time director of Public Works was dismissed by Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin. City staff was advised of Davis departure in an email. No public notice was provided by the new Mayor. Hearing the news this afternoon we reached out to City of Everett Public Information Director Meghan Pembroke and received the following […]

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Everett Doctors Named In WA State Opioid Lawsuit

January 5, 2018

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While the City of Everett first filed a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma the city is not the only one. The State of Washington has filed as well and today the Attorney General revealed more information about their lawsuit and named some doctors in Everett who were believed to be high-prescribing. Here is that information… Ferguson: […]

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