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The Sport of Sailing

May 27, 2016
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The Sport of Sailing

Nyles Nedd, Poonaty Sophorlrath (showing his muscles), Vanessa Garces and Paula Diez of the East Boston High Sailing team. The team began last spring and is finding its footing as a serious sailing team.

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Salesian Fundraising Breakfast this Thursday

May 27, 2016
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Salesian Fundraising Breakfast this Thursday

By John Lynds On Thursday May 26 from 7:30-9:00 a.m. former State Representative and Chief Secretary for Governor Charlie Baker, Carlo Basile, will host the 8th Annual Salesian Boys & Girls Club Camp Scholarship Breakfast at the Salesian Boys & Girls Club on Byron...

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Trinity Financial Breaks Ground on $71 Million Boston East Waterfront Development Project

May 27, 2016
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Trinity Financial Breaks Ground on $71 Million Boston East Waterfront Development Project

By John Lynds East Boston CDC (Community Development Corporation) Director Al Caldarelli has patiently waited for 45 years to develop the Boston East Site on Border Street along the neighborhood’s waterfront. “I was recently looking through our old development plans from 1971 and we...

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Sen Joseph Boncore Officially Sworn In

May 27, 2016
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Sen Joseph Boncore Officially Sworn In

By John Lynds Last Thursday in front of a packed Massachusetts Senate Chamber Joseph Boncore (D-Winthrop), was officially sworn in as the new first Suffolk and Middlesex State Senator...

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Officials to Cut Ribbon on Greenway Extension

May 27, 2016
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By John Lynds City and state officials will cut the ribbon on the final stretch of the long-awaited East Boston Greenway Extension Thursday. The ceremony will take place Thursday,...

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Enjoy the Weekend — Safely

May 27, 2016
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We saw a statistic the other day that seemed baffling: The death toll on our nation’s roads and highways once again is on the rise. Last year, there were...

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Let’s Remember the True Meaning of Memorial Day

May 27, 2016
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Memorial Day, our most solemn national holiday, will take place this weekend. It is symptomatic of our national culture that for most Americans, the true meaning of Memorial Day...

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Obituaries 05-25-2016

May 27, 2016
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Edith Hunt Former East Boston resident Edith (Nastari) Hunt of Lexington, formerly of East Boston, died peacefully on May 22. She was the devoted mother of Nadine Solomon of Arlington; dear...

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Annual Wounded Veteran Ride

May 20, 2016
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Annual Wounded Veteran Ride

The five Wounded Vet honorees and special guest Lt. Col. Thomas Armas release doves at the end of the Wounded Vet Motorcycle run at Suffolk Downs last Saturday. The...

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Zumix Radio Gets Closer to Launching FM Station

May 20, 2016
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Zumix Radio Gets Closer to Launching FM Station

By John Lynds This month Zumix, East Boston’s popular youth music and arts program, received its building permit from the City of Boston to begin construction on a FM...

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Law Day a Huge Success in Eastie

May 20, 2016
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Law Day a Huge Success in Eastie

By John Lynds For 40 years the East Boston Division of the Boston Municipal Court has celebrated Law Day and teamed up with local schools to expose students to...

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Project Update:Lendlease Moves Forward On Clippership Wharf

May 20, 2016
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Project Update:Lendlease Moves Forward On Clippership Wharf

By John Lynds At a recent community meeting, developers of the Clippership Wharf waterfront development project sat down with East Boston residents, local officials and community organizers at the...

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Overall Crime was Down 25 Percent in First Quarter

May 20, 2016
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By John Lynds Despite two shocking homicides of teens in September overall crime in East Boston was is down 25 percent in the first quarter of 2016 when compared...

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Sister of Meridian Street Bridge Victim Files Lawsuit

May 20, 2016
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By John Lynds The sister of the East Boston woman crushed to death on New Year’s Eve 2013 while crossing the Meridian Street Bridge has filed a lawsuit in...

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A Great Cause

May 20, 2016
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Under beautiful skies, the Wounded Vet Ride with more than 6,000 motorcycles participating went through parts of our community last weekend.  The Ride helped raise funds for four local...

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Obituaries 05-18-2016

May 20, 2016
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John Bruttaniti Award Winning Chelsea Police Officer John P. Bruttaniti, Chelsea Police Officer of Lynn, formerly of Chelsea, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 12. He was 41 years old....

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Organizers of Street Piano Program Looking for an Eastie Partner

May 13, 2016
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Organizers of Street Piano Program Looking for an Eastie Partner

By John Lynds With the deadline for local organizations to apply to host a Street Piano in East Boston set for Thursday, May 12, the organization that brought the...

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Library Painting Receives National Grant

May 13, 2016
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Library Painting Receives National Grant

By John Lynds When East Boston library janitor Paul Carley was cleaning out the former Meridian Street branch before it closed its doors for good he came across something...

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East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s ‘Let’s Get Movin’ Program Kicks Off Community-Supported Agriculture Program

May 13, 2016
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East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s ‘Let’s Get Movin’ Program Kicks Off Community-Supported Agriculture Program

By John Lynds The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s (EBNHC) Let’s Get Movin’ program is teaming up with local farms again this year to bring Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) program...

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Division of Banks Approves EBSB Mobile Bank Truck

May 13, 2016
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By John Lynds The Massachusetts Division of Banks (MDB) signed off on East Boston Savings Bank’s plan to put the local bank on wheels. The MDB’s decision approved EBSB’s...

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JPNA Approves Sumner Street Project

May 13, 2016
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By John Lynds The Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association voted at their May meeting Monday night 23 to 1 in favor of a market rate rental development on Sumner Street....

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Thank You to the Volunteers

May 13, 2016
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Last Saturday was East Boston’s turn to do its part in Mayor Martin Walsh’s Boston Shines clean-up campaign. Needless to say, the weather was just miserable for a clean-up...

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Obituaries 05-11-2016

May 13, 2016
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Anthony DeSimone Of East Boston Anthony L DeSimone of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died unexpectedly on May 9 at the age of 38. He was the loving son...

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East Boston Museum Art Show A Huge Success

May 7, 2016
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East Boston Museum Art Show A Huge Success

By John Lynds The group of residents trying to bring a permanent East Boston Museum to the neighborhood held a very successful art show last Thursday to raise awareness...

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