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Off to the Races

September 22, 2016
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Off to the Races

A young Eastie girl takes part in the Sober Olympics Saturday at LoPresti Park. Here she makes her way to the finish line during the sack races.

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Meet Kristen Goncalves, P.J. Kennedy’s New Principal

September 22, 2016
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Meet Kristen Goncalves, P.J. Kennedy’s New Principal

By John Lynds It is the second full week of school and new Patrick J. Kennedy Elementary School Principal, Kristen Goncalves, is settling nicely to her new assignment. “It’s pretty great and amazing,” said Goncalves. “What I really love is the community feel of...

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McClellan Highway Billboard Vote Unclear

September 22, 2016
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McClellan Highway Billboard Vote Unclear

By John Lynds The Orient Heights Neighborhood Council vote of 38 to 28 in favor of placing a 40 ft. digital billboard on McClellan Highway may not reflect the actual will of the people according to OHNC President Joseph Ruggiero. At the end of...

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Upsetting Environmentalist Disappointed on DEP’s Terminal E Decision

September 22, 2016
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By John Lynds  Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew Beaton signed off on Massport Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) Monday for Terminal E modernization and expansion...

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Gov Baker,Excel Academy Cut Ribbon On New High School

September 22, 2016
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Gov Baker,Excel Academy Cut Ribbon On New High School

By John Lynds Flanked by East Boston’s elected officials and Excel Academy Charter High School students, staff and administrators, Governor Charles Baker cut the ribbon on Excel’s brand new...

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Roseland Updates Community on Pier One Phase II

September 22, 2016
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By John Lynds At the last jeffries Point Neighborhood Association (JPNA) meeting, representatives of Roseland, the developer of Portisde at Pier One on Marginal Street, were on hand to...

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Vote Early Boston’ Website will Help Voters find Early Voting Locations

September 22, 2016
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Boston election officials  launched the “Vote Early Boston” website (boston.gov/early-voting, which provides voters with important information about the City of Boston’s new early voting initiative. “Vote Early Boston” begins...

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Fall Is Here — Make the Most of It

September 22, 2016
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Although those of us who are fortunate to live near the coast may choose the summer as our favorite time of year, fall is the top choice of many...

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Salesian Boys and Girls Club Starts New Basketball League

September 22, 2016
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By Cary Shuman The Salesian Boys and Girls Club that has existed for 70 years in East Boston has launched a basketball league for teenagers and named it in...

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Obituaries 09-21-2016

September 22, 2016
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Celia ‘Sally T’ Gaeta Multi-talented and much loved mother and grandmother with an eclectic working career Celia “Sally T.” (Trujillo) Gaeta, a longtime resident of East Boston, died peacefully...

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Peace Walk and Farmers Market Celebration

September 15, 2016
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Peace Walk and Farmers Market Celebration

Dancers from the Veronica Robles Cultural Center perform a traditional Peruvian Folk Dance as part of the final East Boston Peace Walk and Farmers Market Celebration last Wednesday at Lewis Mall.

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Community Service Day:Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, the Boston Celtics, and City Year Help Spruce Up the McKay School

September 15, 2016
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Community Service Day:Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, the Boston Celtics, and City Year Help Spruce Up the McKay School

By John Lynds With the 2016-2017 school year in full swing, a group of volunteers from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, the Boston Celtics, and City Year descended upon the...

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Mama Mambo Comes to Eastie

September 15, 2016
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Mama Mambo Comes to Eastie

By John Lynds When East Boston resident Julia Burrell had her first child, Emery, fifteen months ago she found there were not many programs in East Boston that would...

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Eastie Votes with Winners:Murphy,Tompkins,Kennedy Win Democratic Primaries for Register,Sheriff and Gov Council

September 15, 2016
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By John Lynds Last Thursday’s State Primary was quiet with low voter turnout in East Boston and across the state. With many incumbents running unopposed, few ventured out to...

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Eastie Environmentalists Dig in to Oppose Terminal E Expansion

September 15, 2016
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By John Lynds The nearly one thousand members of East Boston Environmental Group and Eastie’s  AirInc.,  the neighborhood groups that oversee   mitigation for Logan Airport impacts on the community,...

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Grandmother Upset that Granddaughter was Left on BPS Bus for Hours

September 15, 2016
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By John Lynds An Eastie grandmother was fuming Sunday night and reached out to the media to tell the story of how her granddaughter was left on a Boston...

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Welcome Back to School!

September 15, 2016
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh On Thursday, September 8th, Boston Public Schools began classes for their first day of school. I hope BPS teachers, parents, and students have had...

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Letters to the Editor

September 15, 2016
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A day without water Dear Editor: On behalf of water and wastewater utilities throughout Massachusetts, I ask all residents to “Imagine a Day Without Water” on Thursday, September 15....

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Remembering the Heroes of 9/11

September 15, 2016
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For every generation of Americans for the past near-century, there have been seminal events for which those who were of a certain age can recall “where they were” when...

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Obituaries 09-14-2016

September 15, 2016
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Debra A. Paolini Of East Boston Debra A. Paolini, 57, of East Boston, passed away unexpectedly on September 9, 2016 at the Mass General Hospital. Cherished daughter of Joan...

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ParkARTS IN FRANKLIN PARK

September 8, 2016
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ParkARTS IN FRANKLIN PARK

Eight-year-old Anthony Lee of East Boston explores a lion’s skull with Zoo New England education specialist Stephanie Veitz of Jamaica Plain as four-year-old twins Jacqueline and Cecilia Jean of Brighton look...

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Zumix Radio Block Party Set for September 17

September 8, 2016
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Zumix Radio Block Party Set for September 17

By John Lynds East Boston’s widely popular youth music and arts program will host a community-wide block party on Saturday, September 17 to launch its low-power FM radio station,...

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Brooke Charter School’s Buses Raise the Ire of Neighbors

September 8, 2016
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Brooke Charter School’s Buses Raise the Ire of Neighbors

By John Lynds Since the Edward Brooke Charter School opened on Byron Street in East Boston it has received praise and accolades from educators and residents for its curriculum...

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Downeast Cider Brewery to Open At the End of the Month

September 8, 2016
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Downeast Cider Brewery to Open At the End of the Month

By John Lynds The warehouse that will house Downeast Cider’s new brewery at the Boston Shipyard and Marina will officially open on September 30. The hard apple cider that...

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