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Madaro or Pomodoro? East Boston Voters Set to Pick Their New State Representative March 31

March 25, 2015
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Madaro or Pomodoro? East Boston Voters Set to Pick Their New State Representative March 31

East Boston voters will head to the polls Tuesday to select Adrian Madaro or Joanne T. Pomodoro as their new state representative. Madaro, 26, former chief of staff to State Rep. Carlo Basile, defeated four other candidates in a hard-fought primary March 3 to become the Democratic nominee for the seat previously held by...

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East Boston’s Marion Costigan: Sweeps Her Sidewalk Daily

March 25, 2015
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East Boston’s Marion Costigan: Sweeps Her Sidewalk Daily

Marion Costigan is being hailed as an example of community pride-an example we should all follow in East Boston. Each day Costigan heads outside with a broom and trash bags and cleans in front of her Bennington Street home in Orient Heights. Costigan, a...

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ZBA Approves Mixed-Use: Development in Jeffries Pt.

March 25, 2015
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With the support of the Mayor’s Office, Senator Anthony Petruccelli and Councilor Salvatore LaMattina the Boston Zoning Board of Appeals unanimously approved a mixed-use development in Jeffries Point. The project approved by the ZBA will reuse the now defunct Oscar’s Woodworking building at 47...

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Community: News Briefs

March 25, 2015
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East Boston “K” Trust 2015 College Scholarships The East Boston “K” Trust is now accepting college scholarship applications from qualified high school seniors.   Applications are accepted from all high...

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Police Briefs 03-25-2015

March 25, 2015
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March 15 Arnaldo Javier Serrano-Marquez, 11 Marion St., East Boston, was arrested for operating motor vehicle without license. March 16 Rene Padilla, 69 Vallar Rd., East Boston, was arrested...

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Please Vote in the State Rep. Election

March 25, 2015
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East Boston voters have been to the polls often in the past two years, beginning with the exciting election won by Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh. The excitement continued...

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A Challenging Winter, A Strong City

March 25, 2015
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With the cycle of what seemed like never-ending snowstorms, this winter has tested me as a Mayor, and Boston as a community. I’ve been struck by how Bostonians have...

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Lettor to The Editor

March 25, 2015
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Massport says thank you for helping in ice rescue To the East Boston and Winthrop communities: On behalf of the leadership and staff of the Massachusetts Port Authority, we...

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East Boston Men’s Hockey Finals Still Going on

March 25, 2015
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By the time this article is read it is very possible the John Parziale Cup will have been presented to Captain Dom Dimarzo and his troops as they jumped...

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Obituaries 03-25-2015

March 25, 2015
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Manuel de los Santos Torres Of East Boston Manuel de los Santos Torres of East Boston died on March 20. He was the beloved husband of Iris M. (Rios);...

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You Might Not Know His Name; But Everyone Knew His ‘Sinkers': William Scantlebury, Owner of Betty Ann’s, Dies at Age 65’

March 18, 2015
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You Might Not Know His Name; But Everyone Knew His ‘Sinkers': William Scantlebury, Owner of Betty Ann’s, Dies at Age 65’

William J. Scantlebury, arguably the baker of the best donuts on the eastern seaboard, has died. Scantlebury, who continued a 75 year old family tradition as the owner of...

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Airport Impacts Released:Study Shows That There Are No Significant Enviornmental Impacts

March 18, 2015
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Airport Impacts Released:Study Shows That There Are No Significant Enviornmental Impacts

At a community meeting Monday night, Massport released the findings to an eight-year study that measured the environmental impacts of Logan Airport’s Centerfield Taxiway that was constructed in 2008....

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Lanzilli’s Owners Looking at Major Rehab to Site

March 18, 2015
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The Patal family, owners of Lanzilli’s Groceria and Gas Station on Bennington Street in Orient Heights, are floating the idea of conducting a major rehab to the popular gas...

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Police Briefs 03-18-2015

March 18, 2015
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March 8 Martin Mateo, 300 Meridian St., East Boston, was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon (knife). Dina Garcia, 77 Lubec St., East Boston, was arrested for assault...

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Okay Enough,We Set a New Record

March 18, 2015
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Sunday night’s snowfall was enough to set a new record for snow accumulation in Boston in a single season. This winter will be something to tell our grandchildren as...

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Another Link to a Childhood Is Gone …

March 18, 2015
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The passing of William Scantlebury of Betty Ann’s Donuts, famous for his “sinkers” brings to a close another link to a childhood that was much simpler and easier than...

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Community News Briefs

March 18, 2015
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Evening prayer service scheduled Evening Prayer Friday, 6:30 pm. Please join us for this quiet, candle light worship. Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 28 Paris Street (617) 569-6236 JPNA to...

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Gutierrez Named East Boston YMCA’s New Executive Director

March 18, 2015
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The East Boston YMCA this week announced the successor of former Executive Director Joey Cuzzi. Ann-Margaret Gutierrez will fill the role of executive director of the East Boston YMCA...

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Sports 03-18-2015

March 18, 2015
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On Wednesday, March 11 City Councilor Sal LaMattina and the entire City Council honored the 2015 City League Champions, the East Boston High School Hockey team. Each player was...

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Obituaries 03-18-2015

March 18, 2015
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John McGunigle Of Arizona, formerly of East Boston John F. McGunigle passed away on his birthday, March 1, at his home in Mesa, Arizona. He was 76 years old....

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Madaro Looks Ahead after Impressive Victory in Democratic State Rep. Primary

March 11, 2015
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Madaro Looks Ahead after Impressive Victory in Democratic State Rep. Primary

Just hours after his victory in the most hotly contested Democratic primary in years, Adrian Madaro was standing outside Maverick Station thanking residents for their support and reminding them...

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Pomodoro Announces Candidacy for State Rep. Post

March 11, 2015
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Pomodoro Announces Candidacy for State Rep. Post

Joanne Pomodoro announces candidacy for state representative.  The following is her statement: My name is Joanne Pomodoro and I am a candidate for the State Representative Position in East...

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Shovel or Else:Lamattina Supports Walsh’s Initiative of Stiff Fines for Business Owners

March 11, 2015
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At a City Council hearing on Tuesday City Councilor Sal LaMattina supported Mayor Martin Walsh’s initiative to levy stiff fines against commercial business owners who do not shovel outside...

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Adrian Madaro Wins Primary, But All of East Boston Is Victorious

March 11, 2015
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Adrian Madaro was the clear-cut winner in the Democratic primary for state representative, but all of East Boston emerged victorious because of the high quality campaigns conducted by the...

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