• Featured News,  January 11 2019,  Revere

    Guinasso and Keefe elected 2019 City Council leaders

    By Tara Vocino In a unanimous vote, 2019 City Council President Arthur Guinasso Sr. and 2019 Council Vice President Patrick Keefe, Jr. were elected on Monday night at City Hall with 2018 Council President Jessica Giannino and 2018 Council Vice President Joanne McKenna exiting their year-long positions. The longest-serving City Councillor, Arthur Guinasso, of 32 years, was elected Council President. He served as Council President during 1993 and 2016. Guinasso serves the ward 3 district. “Any time people call me, I return their call quickly,” Guinasso said on Wednesday afternoon. “Returning calls is the secret to longevity. They know that I understand and respect them so much.” A Revere High…

  • Featured News,  January 11 2019,  Malden

    Healthcare Management Solutions opens in Downtown Malden

    Mayor Gary Christenson recently welcomed Healthcare Management Solutions (HMS) to 350 Main St. With over 2,500 employees in 25-plus offices across the country, the Irving, Texas–based company provides industry-leading technology, analytics and engagement solutions to the healthcare industry. With more than 40 employees located at its Malden office, HMS is excited to begin having an impact on the Boston area healthcare scene. HMS aims to reduce costs, improve health outcomes, enhance member experience and increase the value of the healthcare system so that healthcare dollars benefit more people. Clients include more than 325 health plans, 40 state Medicaid agencies, 225 employers and three federal agencies. “I am pleased to bring…

  • Everett,  Featured News,  January 11 2019

    Richard Dell Isola unanimously voted City Council President

    By Brendan Clogston   As family members and friends packed the City Council Chambers on Monday night, the City Council unanimously voted to appoint Richard Dell Isola as City Council President for the 2019 Legislative Session at their organizational meeting. It will be the councillor’s first time holding the gavel after eight years on the City Council. After taking his seat at the head of the City Council, Dell Isola thanked his colleagues for their support and called for councillors to come together as a team to meet the challenges and changes facing Everett in 2019, which among other things will see the opening of the $2.4 billion Encore Boston…

  • Featured News,  January 11 2019,  Saugus

    Town-wide speed limit analysis focuses on making streets safer for walkers and riders; report due this spring

    By Mark E. Vogler A town-wide speed limit analysis recently commissioned by Town Manager Scott C. Crabtree could focus on up to nine primary road corridors in Saugus where new regulations could be considered. The Engineering Corp (TEC) of Andover identified Essex Street (East of Route 1), Main Street, Water Street, Hamilton Street, Lincoln Avenue, Central Street and up to three additional roadways that are identified by town stakeholders during an initial meeting, according to a project narrative presented to the town. “TEC will determine the safe speed range for each study area roadway based upon the data collected, including the trial runs, recorded speeds, crash history, and geometry,” the…