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  • Mon Sep 13th, 2010 10:15pm
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Everett: Comment on Pine Street project

The public has until Wednesday to comment on a proposed project at 3130 Pine St.

A developer wants to build a parking lot with 47 spaces in the northwest corner of Pine Street and 32nd Street. Right now it’s a vacant lot. More information about the project can be viewed at the city Public Services Department, 3200 Cedar St. Submit comments to Everett Planning Department, Attn: Steven Ingalsbe, 2930 Wetmore Ave., #8-A, Everett, WA, 98201.

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Cedar Grove plans community meeting

Cedar Grove Composting plans a public meeting to let the community know about its plans for the future.

The meeting is set from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. today, at the Everett Station, Weyerhaeuser Room, 3201 Smith Ave., Everett. People can meet the Cedar Grove team, learn about its plans for its Smith Island property and hear officials’ vision for green energy production.

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Anacortes in talks with bottling plant

Tethys Enterprises, the company that wanted to start a bottling plant in Everett, is now giving Anacortes a try. The Skagit Valley Herald reports that Anacortes city leaders plan to consider a 30-year contract for a water bottling company that could draw 5 million gallons per day from that city’s water system.

Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson abruptly nixed a similar contract with Tethys in April.

Snohomish: Talk on teasing by kids

Parents are invited by the Snohomish School District to attend a discussion about teasing hosted by a former elementary school counselor.

The free event takes place at 7 tonight at the Maple Avenue Campus, 601 Glen Avenue.

Karen Gedig Burnett, also known as Grandma Rose, will lead a discussion on how to cope with teasing in schools.

Burnett is the author of “Simon’s Hook: A Story About Teases and Put-Downs.”

Marysville: History text on review

The public can review a new AP American Government textbook that may be used by the Marysville School District.

“Government in America” is available for review until 4 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Marysville School District Service Center, 4220 80th St. NE, Marysville.

Written comments on the proposed adoption of the book can be sent to the same address, to the attention of Assistant Superintendent Gail Miller.

Monroe: The history behind the bars

The Monroe Historical Society will hold their quarterly meeting discussing the history of the Monroe Correctional Complex on Thursday at the Tualco Grange, in 18933 Tualco Road, just outside of Monroe.

The event is free and open to all ages. It will start at 6:30 p.m. with desserts and coffee, with the presentation starting at 7 p.m.

The complex’ superintendent, Scott Frakes, will be the guest speaker.

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