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OHNC Gives Approval to Smaller Breed Street Project

December 2, 2016
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OHNC Gives Approval to Smaller Breed Street Project

By John Lynds Attorney Richard Lynds representing the owners for the proposed development on Breed Street in Orient Heights presented a scaled down version of the original proposal at last week’s Orient Heights Neighborhood Council (OHNC) meeting. OHNC members ultimately supported the project by a 20-12 vote. The plan calls for the demolition of...

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ZBA Approves McClellan Highway for Medical Marijuana Site

December 2, 2016
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By John Lynds Less than a month after voters in the Commonwealth voted to approve the recreational use of marijuana, the Boston Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) voted unanimously in favor of establishing a medical marijuana facility being pitched on McClellan Highway. Newton-based Happy...

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Eastie Elves Event Set for December 2

December 2, 2016
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By John Lynds The 13th Annual Eastie’s Elves fundraiser, a yearly tradition that draws more than 500 people to the Christmas toy drive, will kick off Friday, December 2 at the Hyatt Boston Harbor at 7 p.m. The price of admission is one unwrapped...

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Eastie Documentary to be Released at Zumix December 11

December 2, 2016
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By John Lynds A new documentary film by documentary filmmaker Lucus La Battaglia that some say is five decades in the making will hold a premier screening at Zumix...

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The Secret Weapon to Ending America’s Health Crisis: Schools

December 2, 2016
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By Kenneth Thorpe America has a big, fat problem. A whopping 13 million American children are obese  — and millions more are about to join their ranks. By 2025,...

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Rep Madaro Continues Eastie’s Elves Tradition

December 2, 2016
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We join the East Boston community in thanking State Rep. Adrian Madaro for his decision to serve as the host of the Annual Eastie’s Elves fundraiser, continuing a tradition...

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Eastie Soars Over Southie with a 59-12 Win on Thanksgiving Day

December 2, 2016
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Meeting for the 99th time on Thanksgiving morning at White Stadium, the East Boston High football team defeated South Boston by a score of 59-12. This was Eastie’s eighth...

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Obituaries 11-30-2016

December 2, 2016
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Edith Abbott Third Order Franciscan member and long time health aid Edith (Ruggiero) Abbot of East Boston passed away peacefully on November 25. Edith was a Third Order Franciscan...

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Curtis Guild Paint Night

November 24, 2016
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Curtis Guild Paint Night

Antonietta Brownell, parent council, with her husband, Matthew, and son, Joshua, a kindergartener, during the Curtis Guild Elementary School’s Family Paint Nite at the school on Friday, Nov. 18....

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Stop & Shop Again Teams Up with YMCA for Annual Turkey Express Program

November 24, 2016
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Stop & Shop Again Teams Up with YMCA for Annual Turkey Express Program

By John Lynds Some of East Boston YMCA’s families were once again the recipients of a generous holiday donation from Stop & Shop. Last Thursday at the Y, Stop...

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Wingstop Officially Opens in Eastie

November 24, 2016
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Wingstop Officially Opens in Eastie

By John Lynds It was standing room only for the popular Texas-based chicken wing restaurant, Wingstop, as it officially opened its doors last Wednesday afternoon in Central Square next...

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BPS Investigates Bullying at EBHS in Wake of Trump’s Win

November 24, 2016
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By John Lynds By now we have all read one story or another about U.S. Citizens, Muslims, immigrants and other minority groups being harassed by President-elect Donald Trump supporters...

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City to Rehab Paris Street Pool

November 24, 2016
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By John Lynds The city announced it will invest $3.75 million to rehab the Paris Street pool once the Paris Street Gym project is completed. The gym is currently...

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Basile Heading to Private Sector

November 24, 2016
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By John Lynds Governor Charlie Baker’s Chief Secretary and former East Boston State Representative Carlo Basile announced he will leave the Baker Administration in January to work in the...

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Central Square Rehab Hits Some Snags, Should Be Done by June

November 24, 2016
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By John Lynds The highly anticipated Central Square rehabilitation project that has been almost a decade in the making and finally commenced in the summer of 2015 and should...

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East Boston and South Boston Ready for Thanksgiving Game

November 24, 2016
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White Stadium will be the setting for the 99th clash between East Boston High School and South Boston High at 9:30 a.m. sharp on Thanksgiving morning.  The East Boston...

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Letter to the Editor

November 24, 2016
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Dear Editor: My name is Adjie Burnett and I am the vice-president of The East Boston Pop Warner football program. We are a program that takes young inner city...

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Remember Those in Need

November 24, 2016
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For the vast majority of Americans, Thanksgiving and the holiday season is a joyous time when the abundance that life offers is most apparent in a wealthy nation such...

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Happy Thanksgiving

November 24, 2016
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Thanksgiving is the ultimate family-centered holiday. Thanksgiving has no religious connotations, no national-celebration connotations, and no required gift-giving. It asks nothing more from each of us than just showing...

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Obituaries 11-23-2016

November 24, 2016
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Helen Carino Pioneer female supervisor at South Postal Annex, Boston Helen V. (Faldetta) Carino of Everett, formerly of East Boston, passed in the presence of her God and her...

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East Boston’s Veterans Day Celebrations

November 18, 2016
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East Boston’s Veterans Day Celebrations

Patriotism was in the air last week as East Boston celebrated several Veterans Day events. This young patriot was all smiles as Veterans Day weekend kicked off with a...

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What A Surprise:Despite Clinton Winning Eastie, American Voters Send Trump to the White House

November 18, 2016
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What A Surprise:Despite Clinton Winning Eastie, American Voters Send Trump to the White House

By John Lynds Business tycoon and reality television star, Donald Trump, was elected as President of the United States last Tuesday night despite almost every poll indicating Hillary Clinton...

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O’Donnell School Committed to Getting Students Ready for College

November 18, 2016
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O’Donnell School Committed to Getting Students Ready for College

By John Lynds Many educators agree that college preparedness starts as early as kindergarten. When the seed of education is planted at a very young age, many students will...

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EBNHC Named to Globe’s List of Top Places to Work

November 18, 2016
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By John Lynds For the third year in a row, the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center will be named to the list of Boston Boston Globe’s list of Top...

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