EVERETT Vol. 28, No. 15 -FREEBy Christopher Roberson www.advocatenews.net he City Council recently voted unanimously to amend the city’s Panhandling/ Nuisance Ordinance to include the verbiage: “It shall be unlawful for any person to beg or solicit money or aid in his own behalf in any place of business, house, or upon any of the streets of Everett.” Prior to the vote on April 8, Assistant City Solicitor Keith SlatEPS & EFD RING BELL FOR PUBLIC SAFETY SEE PAGE 14 ADVOCATE Free Every Friday tery urged the councillors to exercise caution as they could encounter matters protected by the First Amendment. As a result, he said, Worcester and Lowell had similar ordinances that were “rendered invalid.” 617-387-2200 Friday, April 12 , 2019 City Council approves amendment of Panhandling Ordinance T Looking for a home loan? WE ’RE HERE TO DO RIGHT BY YOU . FIXED RATE MORT G AGES— NO POINTS . 15 YEAR 30 YEAR 3.625% R ATE 4.125% R ATE EVERETT – 419 BROADWAY LYNNFIELD – 7 7 1 SALEM STREET 61 7-38 7 - 1 1 10 3.733% APR* 4.187% APR* Learn more about our rates at EVERETTBANK . COM *Annual Percentage Rate (APR) is effective April 09, 2019 and is subject to change. All rates and APR’s are calculated based on a $250,000 loan for a rate/term refinance or purchase of a owner-occupied single family dwelling with a 75% loan-to-value. Rates are also based on Loan to Value and credit scores. The monthly principal and interest payment for a 15 Year fixed rate mortgage is $7.21 per $1,000 borrowed. The monthly principal and interest payment for a 30 Year fixed rate mortgage is $4.85 per $1,000 borrowed. Those payment do not included taxes and insurance. Your payment may be greater if the loan is secured by a first lien. Loans are subject to credit approval. NMLS #443050. Member FDIC Member SIF Assistant City Solicitor Keith Slattery (left) and Police Chief Steven Mazzie field questions from the City Council regarding the Panhandling/Nuisance Ordinance. (Advocate Photo by Christopher Roberson) “This is happening,” said Slattery. Councillor-at-Large Michael Marchese said the council still needs to action against panhandling in the city. “We don’t know CITY COUNCIL | SEE PAGE 9 Messinger Insurance Agency, Inc. SINCE 1921 475 Broadway, Everett Phone: 617-387-2700 Fax: 617-387-7753 NEW COMPETITIVE AUTO RATES AND BENEFITS AVAILABLE  ACCIDENT FORGIVENESS DISAPPEARING COLLISION DEDUCTIBLE    98 Years of Excellence! Timothy, Daniel & David LaRovere Hours: Monday thru Friday: 8am to 6pm / Saturdays: 9am to 1pm Quote your policy online: www.messingerinsurance.com (617) 387-6691 CONVENIENT PARKING IN REAR Open 7 days 6AM to 10PM 13% DISCOUNT WITH SUPPORTING POLICY 7% PAY IN FULL DISCOUNT 10% MULTI CAR DISCOUNT 423 Broadway, Everett Sq. BEST KENO LOUNGE erett Sq IN EVERETT P L U C S K Y K S O M E H O

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