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Prom Selfie

June 15, 2018
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Prom Selfie

Seniors Nolvi Hernandez (20) and Mirian Palacios (19) get a spectacular background for a stunning selfie to remember with the Boston skyline in the background during the East Boston High prom on June 7 at the Hyatt Harborside. East Boston High will hold its graduation exercises on Friday afternoon at the Stadium, with its Awards...

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Curtis Guild Elementary School Fun Day

June 15, 2018
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Curtis Guild Elementary School Fun Day

Fifth-graders Divanly and Jennifer hula-hooping, as a classmate looks on during the Curtis Guild Elementary School Fun Day.

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Diversity:Neighborhood Celebrates 5th Annual Pride Flag Raising at Piers Park

June 15, 2018
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Last Friday, East Boston residents along with elected and local officials gathered at Piers Park for the 5th Annual LGBT Pride Flag raising. This relatively new Eastie tradition is the result of residents recognizing that one of the neighborhoods best kept secrets is its...

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City Launches Planning Initiative in East Boston

June 15, 2018
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Last week Mayor Martin Walsh announced East Boston was chosen as one of five neighborhoods that will be part of Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) planning initiative. Eastie...

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Several East Boston Students Honored at Annual BPS Valedictorians Luncheon

June 15, 2018
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This Friday, Boston Public high school seniors across the city will line up in their caps and gowns as part of the city’s annual graduation exercises. By day’s end...

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Licensing Board Mulls Rolling Back Eastie Bars’ Hours

June 15, 2018
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Last week, Boston Licensing Board Chairwoman Christine Pulgini had two East Boston bars owners that have a history of being a nuisance in the neighborhood appear at the meeting....

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Eastie Nonprofits Receive Better Beaches Grant

June 15, 2018
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Four East Boston nonprofit organizations each received a Better Beaches grant from Save the Harbor/Save the Bay and the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) last Saturday to support...

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Senate Passes Fiscal Year 2019 Budget

June 15, 2018
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The Senate voted today on a $41.49 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2019, including targeted investments to create opportunities and ensure access to the tools that individuals, children and...

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Community News Briefs

June 15, 2018
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FROG POND SPRAY POOL REOPENS JUNE 29 Boston Parks Commissioner Chris Cook and The Skating Club of Boston president Joe Blount are pleased to welcome children and guests to...

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House Passes Legislation to Temporarily Suspend a Gun License from those Who Pose a Risk to Themselves or Others

June 15, 2018
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Rep. Adrian Madaro joined his colleagues in the House to establish a process for family, household members or licensing authorities (petitioners) to petition the court for an Extreme Risk...

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Two North End Restauranteurs Partner to Bring Flavor of the North End to Encore Boston Harbor

June 15, 2018
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Encore Boston Harbor has picked two North End restaurant legends—Frank DePasquale and Nick Varano—to operate a 135-seat, 5,200-square-foot Italian restaurant at the five-star, $2.5 billion Encore Boston Harbor Resort....

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Chris Herren Talks Drugs and Redemption at Mario Umana Academy

June 15, 2018
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Former high school, college and NBA basketball star Chris Herren’s fall from grace as one of the most promising players of his generation to a strung out junkie is...

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Renegade’s Owners Celebrate One Year in Eastie, Helps Raise Money for Wounded Vet Run

June 15, 2018
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A year after taking over the Victory Pub in Orient Heights Square the burgers are still juicy, the beer is still cold and the music is still good at...

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East Boston Residents Attend Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program’s ‘Medicine that Matters’ Gala

June 15, 2018
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The Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program’s (BHCHP) 2018 “Medicine that Matters” gala was held Monday, May 21,  at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel. Over 600 guests gathered...

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Letter to the Editor

June 15, 2018
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Making better neighborhoods To the Editor, As I observed the birthday remembrance in last week’s East Boston Times on Junior Lombardi still remembered so much after nearly 15 years....

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A Tragedy with a Lesson for All of Us

June 15, 2018
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Most of us probably never heard of Charlotte Fox, who was the first American woman to ascend three, 26,000-foot or higher mountains, including Mt. Everest. Yet she tragically made...

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Glenda Jackson — A True Inspiration

June 15, 2018
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Glenda Jackson, the brilliant British actress, is 82 years old. Yet despite being an octogenarian, she won the Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a play Sunday night....

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A Great Day for All Bostonians

June 15, 2018
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Saturday’s Boston Pride Parade, in which mayors from across the nation and  coast-to-coast joined with our Mayor Marty Walsh, in showing their support for the Rainbow Resistance, was a...

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Sports 06-13-2018

June 15, 2018
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East Boston High baseball defeated, 1-0, at state tournament After losing 13 players to graduation and a transfer, East Boston High School (EBHS) baseball entered this season with a...

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Obituaries 06-13-2018

June 15, 2018
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Joyce Maria Of Saugus, formerly of East Boston Joyce M. (Masciulli) Maria of Saugus, formerly of East Boston, died peacefully at home on June 8 surrounded by her loving...

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Field Day Fun

June 12, 2018
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Field Day Fun

Kindergartners running on the filed during East Boston Central Catholic School’s May 31 Filed Day

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Friends Hold Special Luncheon for John Nucci

June 12, 2018
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Friends Hold Special Luncheon for John Nucci

Throughout his career, whether in politics or at Suffolk University, John Nucci has always surrounded himself with close friends and confidants that advised him, mentored him and, most of...

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Police Identify Victim Of Shore Plaza Shooting

June 12, 2018
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The man who was shot and killed at Shore Plaza housing development on Border Street Friday has been identified as 29-year-old Taquise Johnson. Just before midnight Friday officers from...

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MBTA to Test Late-Night Bus Service

June 12, 2018
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Back in 2017 Rep. Adrian Madaro testified at the MBTA Fiscal Control and Management Board on the MBTA’s late-night service that fell victim to a $9 million budget cut,...

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