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Residents Continue to Walk for Peace

April 29, 2017
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Residents Continue to Walk for Peace

A young Eastie resident cheers as the Boston Police are introduced at last week’s Peace Walk kickoff.

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City Mourns Passing of Jeanne Petrillo Longtime Eastie Youth Worker, at 65

April 29, 2017
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City Mourns Passing of Jeanne Petrillo Longtime Eastie Youth Worker, at 65

By John Lynds Jeanne Petrillo, who dedicated her life to the children and youth of East Boston with care and compassion, died Saturday, April 22 surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Petrillo died following a long and courageous battle with Multiple Myeloma. She was...

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East Boston Student Yesica Calderon Surprised with Full Scholarship to Regis

April 29, 2017
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East Boston Student Yesica Calderon Surprised with Full Scholarship to Regis

East Boston High School senior Yesica Calderon received the surprise of her life Tuesday when she walked in to the school library. Officials from Scholar Athletes, the nonprofit organization founded by Suffolk Construction in partnership with the Boston Public School to reduce the opportunity...

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Massport Holds Community Meeting on Lifting Parking Freeze

April 29, 2017
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By John Lynds As residents showed up to last Thursday’s meeting regarding Massport’s Logan Airport Parking Project at East Boston High School they were met by union construction workers....

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Piers Park Sailing Center Set to Re-Open Saturday

April 29, 2017
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 By John Lynds There will be a lot to celebrate on Saturday as Piers Park Sailing Center staff and sailors relaunch the sailing center’s fleet and hold a grand...

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How Boston Basics Helps Our Children

April 29, 2017
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Ron Ferguson Here in Boston, we are committed to creating an equitable city for all. Reaching this goal requires many approaches. But if...

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No Place for Hate

April 29, 2017
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This editorial is not about politics. It is not about an issue that mark us as Democrats vs. Repubilicans, liberals vs. conservatives, pro-life vs. pro-choice, higher vs. lower taxes,...

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Sports 04-26-2017

April 29, 2017
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David Sacco named boys basketball coach at Winthrop High School By Cary Shuman East Boston native David Sacco, Pope John XXII High School’s all-time leading boys basketball scorer with...

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Obituaries 04-26-2017

April 29, 2017
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John Benoit Long time licensed builder John E. Benoit, a lifelong resident of East Boston, passed away at the Everett Rehab and Nursing Center on April 24. He was...

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Way of the Cross

April 22, 2017
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Way of the Cross

Anthony Beecher, 7, hopes to become a priest and meet the Pope. Here, he holds the cross while helping to lead the procession in the 31st Annual Way of...

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EBSC Executive Director John Kelly Set to Retire

April 22, 2017
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EBSC Executive Director John Kelly Set to Retire

By John Lynds After 34 years as the head of the East Boston Social Centers, Executive Director John Kelly will retire and the neighborhood will celebrate his service to...

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Mayor Releases Five-Year Capital Plan

April 22, 2017
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Mayor Releases Five-Year Capital Plan

By John Lynds Last Thursday, Mayor Martin Walsh stood in Central Square in East Boston, the site of an ongoing $7.8 million renovation by the city, and released his...

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Who’s Next:Field of District 1 City Council Candidates Begin to Take Shape

April 22, 2017
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By John Lynds The announcement last week that longtime District 1 City Councilor Sal LaMattina would not seek reelection this fall has lead to several potential candidates from East...

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U.S. Congressman Michael Capuano Holds Town Hall Meeting in Eastie

April 22, 2017
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By John Lynds Last Thursday evening at East Boston High School, U.S. Congressman Michael Capuano held a town hall meeting to field questions and address concerns from his constituents...

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Zumix to Involved in Annual Walk for Music Event

April 22, 2017
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By John Lynds Each year Zumix participates in Boston’s annual Walk for Music fundraiser, which brings music organizations from all over the city together to help raise money for...

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Work on Sumner Tunnel Toll Plaza to Commence

April 22, 2017
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By John Lynds At a meeting last Wednesday night at East Boston High School, MassDOT Project Manager Eric Jones announced that a contract has been awarded for the project...

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Medical Services Available for All at EBNHC

April 22, 2017
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By Manuel A. Lopes It is very important for all in this community to know they should not be afraid to seek medical services at EBNHC. Since we opened...

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A Truly Perilous Time

April 22, 2017
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When President Obama left office, he made it clear to incoming President Trump that the most important foreign policy challenge that the new administration would face would be figuring...

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City Councilor Sal Lamattina Will Not Seek Reelection

April 14, 2017
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City Councilor Sal Lamattina Will Not Seek Reelection

By John Lynds After a stellar 30-year career with the City of Boston, eleven of which was spent as the District 1 City Councilor, Sal LaMattina told the East...

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Date Set for the 17th Annual East Boston Open Studios

April 14, 2017
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Date Set for the 17th Annual East Boston Open Studios

By John Lynds Part of what has made East Boston a wonderful place in which to live is the neighborhood’s flourishing artist community. The East Boston’s Artist Group at...

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Eastie Peace Walks to Start Up April 20

April 14, 2017
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Eastie Peace Walks to Start Up April 20

By John Lynds The weekly East Boston Walks for Peace will start up again on Thursday April 20 beginning at the District A-7 Police Station and wind throughout the...

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EBNHC Don’t Be Denied Event Set for April 21

April 14, 2017
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By John Lynds East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Vice President Steve Snyder was listening to Neil Young’s song ‘Don’t Be Denied’ and had an idea. “For some reason that...

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EBNHC’s Let’s Get Movin’ Program Kicks Off:Community-Supported Agriculture Program

April 14, 2017
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By John Lynds The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s (EBNHC) Let’s Get Movin’ program is teaming up with local farms again this year to bring Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) program...

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News Briefs

April 14, 2017
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Learn Italian Free Learn Italian free at Robert DeLeo Senior Center 35 Harvard Street Winthrop age 55+ Whether you have Italian ancestry, or just want to learn one of...

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