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Square and Park Officially Reopen During Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

September 15, 2017
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Square and Park Officially Reopen During Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

By John Lynds Business owners, residents, and East Boston drivers all breathed a collective sigh of relief this week when the Central Square rehab project wrapped up. After two years of disruptions to traffic patterns, parking and the square’s central park, Mayor Martin Walsh joined Eastie’s elected officials and community members to officially cut...

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Latinos Show Support for Mayor Walsh in Eastie

September 15, 2017
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Latinos Show Support for Mayor Walsh in Eastie

By John Lynds He’s taken a tough stance against President Donald Trump’s rhetoric against immigrants, challenged Trump’s travel bans, and recently stood up against the president’s removal of the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) or DREAMers program that hundreds of East Boston children...

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Developer Lowers Height of Millennium Tower in Boston

September 15, 2017
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By John Lynds It may be one of those rare historic occasions when the community, elected officials and Massport are all on the same page and fighting for the same cause. There was near panic last week when reports showed that the proposed 775...

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175 McClellan Highway Developer Addresses HVNA Members

September 15, 2017
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By John Lynds Gate Residential Properties, LLC and Bulgroup Colorado, LLC’s Damien Szary appeared before the Harbor View Neighborhood Association (HVNA) Monday night at the group’s September meeting to...

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Ward I Democratic Committee Endorses Mayor Walsh, Passacantilli and At-Large Candidates

September 15, 2017
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By John Lynds The East Boston Ward I Democratic Committee last Wednesday held an endorsement meeting at the Paris Street Community Center to pick candidates that the group would...

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Letters to the Editor

September 15, 2017
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I will be supporting Stephen Passacantilli Dear Editor, In three weeks, East Boston has an important decision to make in the primary election for Boston City Council.  After researching...

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Remembering 9/11

September 15, 2017
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There are few events in life that one can recall exactly what they were doing when the tragedy happened to unfold. One event in our life was when the...

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Obituaries 09-13-2017

September 15, 2017
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Angela DeMarco Died in her 100th year Angela (Capozzi) DeMarco of Orient Heights East Boston, died on September 8 in her 100th year. The beloved wife of the late...

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Backpacks for East Boston Students

September 8, 2017
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Backpacks for East Boston Students

Twenty children served by East Boston’s Crossroads Family Center started the school year with a new backpack full of school supplies and new clothes provided by Massachusetts Port Authority...

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Excel Lays Out Plans for Expansion of High School

September 8, 2017
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Excel Lays Out Plans for Expansion of High School

By John Lynds At a recent community meeting Excel Academy Charter School Executive Director Owen Stearns laid out the school’s plans to add a small addition onto Excel High...

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Excel Students Detained by Border Patrol

September 8, 2017
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Excel Students Detained by Border Patrol

By John Lynds Two Excel Academy Charter School students were among the 14 people detained as part of U.S. Border Patrol operation a week ago in Lincoln, N.H. Border...

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Reconfiguring:MassDot Officials Listen to Residents’ Frustration Over Toll Plaza Project

September 8, 2017
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By John Lynds MassDOT is once again planning on reconfiguring the Sumner Tunnel Toll plaza after months of daily gridlock and complaints from residents and elected officials. At last...

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Boston Latin School Bus Restored for Eastie Students

September 8, 2017
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By John Lynds Following a summer of complaints from East Boston and Charlestown parents regarding the elimination of the Boston Latin School bus from the two neighborhoods for the...

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Letters to the Editor

September 8, 2017
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Stephen has a clear plan Dear Editor, In three weeks, East Boston has an important decision to make in the primary election for Boston City Council.  After researching the...

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Starting the School Year Together

September 8, 2017
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh The start of the school year brings a lot change into our students’ lives: new classes, new teachers, new subjects to tackle. September can...

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Obituaries 09-06-2017

September 8, 2017
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Jessica Ann Gore Of Fall River, formerly of East Boston Jessica Ann Gore of Fall River, formerly of East Boston, passed away unexpectedly on September 2 at the age...

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Mayor Unveils Paris Street Mural

September 2, 2017
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Mayor Unveils Paris Street Mural

By John Lynds Last Thursday afternoon Mayor Martin Walsh joined the city’s Office of Immigrant Advancement to unveil the new mural on Paris Street just before Meridian Street. The...

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HVNA Hosts District One Candidates Forum

September 2, 2017
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HVNA Hosts District One Candidates Forum

By John Lynds Last Wednesday night at the Salesian Boys & Girls Club, the Harbor View Neighborhood Association (HVNA) hosted a candidates forum featuring the three District 1 City...

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Anti-Semitic Graffiti Sickens Eastie Officials

September 2, 2017
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By John Lynds One time may be a fluke, the result of pranksters seeing anti-Semitic images that have recently become national news after the Charlottesville clashes between neo-Nazis and...

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Local Business Helps Comfort Family

September 2, 2017
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By John Lynds Six year old Brayden Kelly of Dorchester loved tow trucks. So when Todisco Towing’s David Duff heard that the family of Brayden, who drowned in a...

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MassDot to Brief Residents on Toll Plaza Traffic Tonight at EBHS

September 2, 2017
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By John Lynds Following pressure from East Boston elected officials and the Boston Transportation Department, MassDOT officials are returning to Eastie tonight (Wednesday, August 30) at East Boston High...

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GSCA Approves Three Projects at Monthly Meeting

September 2, 2017
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By John Lynds At Monday night’s Gove Street Citizen’s Association August meeting, the group voted in favor of supporting three development proposals. The first project proposed by MG2 was...

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Passacantilli Will Hire Neighborhood Liaisons from Each Community

September 2, 2017
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Stephen Passacantilli, candidate for Boston City Council – District 1, has announced that he will hire a neighborhood liaison for each community in the district if elected to the city...

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Candidate for Boston City Council Proposes an End to Towing for Street Cleaning

September 2, 2017
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Margaret Farmer, Candidate for Boston City Council, has proposed an end to towing for street cleaning in the neighborhood of East Boston. Removing towing for street cleaning was adopted...

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