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Nucci Appointment to Massport Draws Praise

February 12, 2016
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Nucci Appointment to Massport Draws Praise

By Cary Shuman East Boston residents and legislators are lauding the appointment of one of the neighborhood’s favorite sons, John Nucci, to the Massachusetts Port Authority Board of Directors. Nucci lives in East Boston and understands the impacts of Logan International Airport on the community. Residents have commended Nucci, senior vice president for external...

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LaMattina Fights to keep MBTA Late Night Service Up and Running

February 12, 2016
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By John Lynds Many of his constituents rely on the MBTA’s late night service to go back and forth to overnight shifts in Boston so it comes as no surprise that City Councilor Sal LaMattina is fighting to keep this service intact. In a...

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EHCA Votes to Grant Beer and Wine License

February 12, 2016
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EHCA Votes to Grant Beer and Wine License

The Eagle Hill Civic Association (EHCA) recently voted 18-4 in favor of granting a beer and wine license to a new store that plans to open at 402 Saratoga St. The proponents of the beer and wine license, Julius Sokol and Matthew Gateman, have...

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MS-13 Raid Brings Discussion on Immigration,Border Policies

February 12, 2016
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With the indictment of 56 individuals two weeks ago in a vast crackdown on the MS-13 street gang, surprise was certainly in order for the depth of how involved...

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Enjoy the Long Weekend — And Thank Washington and Lincoln

February 12, 2016
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The President’s Day long weekend is upon us, a time when we can take a bit of a respite from the onslaught of winter (which finally started getting into...

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Sports 02-10-2016

February 12, 2016
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East Boston High boys track team crowned City Champs By John Lynds The East Boston High School boys indoor track team was crowned City Champions last week during the...

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Obituaries 02-10-2016

February 12, 2016
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Mary Giorgio Of East Boston Mary S. (Vitale) Giorgio of East Boston passed away on February 5 surrounded by her loving family. She was 85 years old. The beloved...

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College Teammates Lally and Arinella Coach Against Each Other

February 4, 2016
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College Teammates Lally and Arinella Coach Against Each Other

The Eastie AquaJets had a meet against Archbishop Williams of Braintree last week and this meet featured former college teammates coaching against each other.  Our own Dave Arinella and...

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20th Annual Taste of Eastie

February 4, 2016
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20th Annual Taste of Eastie

Danny Cordon of Maverick Marker Place Cafe at the Main Streets Celebration of the 20th Annual Taste of Eastie.

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Eastie Says Goodbye to Longtime Barber Mr.C

February 4, 2016
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Eastie Says Goodbye to Longtime Barber Mr.C

By Tom Tassinari   It’s a typical East Boston story, one that we have all witnessed countless times in Eastie and that I am sure we will witness for...

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Eastie Gang Members Are Target of Giant Federal Sweep

February 4, 2016
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Eastie Gang Members Are Target of Giant Federal Sweep

By John Lynds One third of a violent street gang, allegedly responsible for the murders of three teens in Eastie since September, a number of shootings and other violent...

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John Nucci Appointed to Massport Board of Directors

February 4, 2016
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John Nucci Appointed to Massport Board of Directors

On January 28th, the Massachusetts Port Authority Community Advisory Committee (Massport CAC) unanimously elected lifelong East Boston resident John Nucci as the committee’s appointment to the Massport Board of...

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BPS Open School Parking Lot to Residents

February 4, 2016
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By John Lynds With on street parking at a premium in East Boston there is a new city initiative to alleviate some of the time spent circling around the...

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The MS-13 Raids

February 4, 2016
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The raids that took place last early Friday morning that resulted in 56 indictments of MS-13 gang members certainly should stop for the time being the crime and murders...

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Deleo Forms Commission on Sports Fantasy Industry

February 4, 2016
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Anyone who has watched Channel Five’s “On the Record” Sunday morning show knows that Speaker of the House has a tremendous knowledge of Boston sports — as he often...

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Obituaries 02-03-2016

February 4, 2016
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Raymond Mayo Of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston Raymond Mayo of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, passed away January 28. He was 91 years old. The beloved husband of...

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Lynds Makes Presentation About 202 Maverick Street Project at BRA Community Meeting

January 28, 2016
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Lynds Makes Presentation About 202 Maverick Street Project at BRA Community Meeting

By Cary Shuman Attorney Richards Lynds gave a presentation on a proposed residential development at 202 Maverick St. during a Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) community meeting Jan. 21 at...

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Wu Seeks to Better Inform the Community

January 28, 2016
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Wu Seeks to Better Inform the Community

By Seth Daniel If there’s anything that Council President Michelle Wu hopes that Charlestown residents get out of her year in the top City Council seat, it would be...

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Petruccelli Bids Farewell to the Senate

January 28, 2016
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Petruccelli Bids Farewell to the Senate

It was bittersweet end to a stellar career for Senator Anthony Petruccelli last Thursday. Petruccelli entered the Senate Chambers for the last time to a standing ovation from colleagues...

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Wanted:Suspect ID’d in Connection with Maverick Station Shooting

January 28, 2016
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Wanted:Suspect ID’d in Connection with Maverick Station Shooting

On Monday,  Transit Police detectives released the name and photo of the suspect being sought in the double shooting at Maverick MBTA station last Tuesday afternoon. Police have launched...

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After Four Shootings and One Homicide since January 1, Residents Demand More Officers

January 28, 2016
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After Four Shootings and One Homicide since January 1, Residents Demand More Officers

With four gang-related shootings in East Boston since January 1, residents are demanding that Mayor Martin Walsh makes good on his promise to add more police to the neighborhood....

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Shooting at Maverick Landing

January 28, 2016
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Jennifer Pizarro Property Manager of Maverick Landing I am sure most of you know but if you don’t please note there was drive by shooting on Sunday, 1/24th between...

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We Need the Pledge Fulfilled

January 28, 2016
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Going back generations, living in East Boston has always been for the most part safe.  While we were always part of Boston, many of the serious crime problems that...

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East Boston Little League Announces Plans for 2016 Youth Baseball Season

January 28, 2016
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By Cary Shuman There is snow covering the fields but East Boston Little League (EBLL) president Chucky Cassaro is getting his organization ready for the 2016 baseball season. Cassaro...

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