Everett Chamber's blog

ABCD Mystic Valley Opportunity Center

Our Doors Open! We are here toe  help meet your needs and reach your goals in a number of ways. At the ABCD Mystic Valley Opportunity Center. 

You will find:

Childrens Clothing Assistance

Civics Classes

ESOL Classes

Food Stamps /SNAP Application Assistance

Immigration and Citizenship Services

Holiday Assistance

MassHealth Application Assistance

Tax Assitance (seasonal)

Youth Engaged in Action (YEA!)


Give back by volunteering

ABCD School Readiness

Providing comprehensive school readiness and high quality services for income-eligible families in Boston, Malden, Everett and surrounding communities.

Our programs are designed to meet children's social , emotional, health , nutritional and cognitive development needs as well as those of the family.

781. Commercial Street, Malden MA 02148

Wynn Suffolk Updates for September

Community Members and Job Seekers, As you may know, each month brings new opportunties to apply for apprenticeships with different union building trades. Each of the 16 trades has its own timeline and procedure for apprenticeship applications.

If you know someone already in the union, please have them go to our website at www.surveymonkey.com/r/3WJRY66 to submit an application.

We will notify unions and subcontractors of their availbility! Help spread the word!

Malden River Greenway

1. Walk and Talk on Friday, September 1st: The East Coast Greenway Alliance and the Mystic River Watershed Association are hosting a walk along the along the Malden River and Northern Strand Community Trail followed by a brewery social at Idle Hands in Malden, see attached flier. This event is part of the East Coast River Relay as well as the Malden River Greenway Plan. 
2. Final Public Meeting on Wednesday, October 4th: Mark your calendars for the final public meeting, to be held in Everett. More details will be made available soon. 

3rd Annual Candlelight Vigil, Everett Overcoming Addiction

On Wednesday August 30, 2017 at 6:30 we will be holding our 3rd Annual Candlelight Vigil to remember those we have loss to addiction, raise awareness, spread some hope for those who still struggle, and also to reach out to the families to let them know they are not alone.

Join us as we remember those who we have los tto the disease of addiction, and to come together to reduce the stigma associated with this disease.

If you would like your loved one to be remebered please e-mail a photo with their name and date to: eoavigil@gmail.com


Open House , Trade Careers for Women

As part of its overall commitment to maximizing opportunties for a diverse workfoce, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission is supporting the Northeast Center for Tradeswomen's Equity (NCTE) a first-of-its-kind, statewide, program that will implement a focused effort to increate the number of women in the union building trades. 


On Tuesday, September 5th from 5-7pm, NCTE will hold an open house where women interested in a career in construction can meet working tradeswomen and find out about opportunties in the industry.


Housing Families Update

Housing Families rally in support of federal investments in affordable homes and our communities as part of the national "Our Homes, Our Voices" week of action.
Speakers include Mayor Marty J. Walsh and Congresswoman, Katherine Clark. The event is organized by citizens housing and planning association. On July 31, they will be doing this at 11:30am at Sam Adams in front of Faneuil Hall! 

Everett native showcases their sand sculpture at Revere Beach!

Deb Barrett-Cutulle, Everett native has a background in illustration, which has transferred nicely to sculpting in sand.

Before she begins a sculpture she draws it out. Then it is on to her sandboxes, one in her backyard and one tabletop version. The key is in the sculpture's eye. 
"Most sculptors have an artistic background, but some people just fall into it." Cutulle tells the Everett Independent. 

After 2 years, USS Constitution floats on its own

Visitors to Charlestown Navy Yard caught a rare sight on Sunday, as the USS Constitution — the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world — prepared to return to Boston Harbor after a 26-month restoration project.

The event was cause for celebration throughout the day and into the evening as crowds thronged the Navy Yard, where booths offered family-friendly activities such as knot tying, “sail mail,” and crafts. Children made miniature ships from corks and rubber bands, with small sheets of foam for sails.

Wynn Begins Work on Living Shoreline, but What is a Living Shoreline?

Wynn Boston Harbor has been preparing part of their waterfront for a Living Shoreline since April, and in the next few weeks workers will move in to start planting three different varieties of salt marsh grasses in the tidal areas.