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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 the Cross through East Boston on Good Friday, April 14. The procession included more than 400 people who walked some five miles through the morning...

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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 the community on May 18 at Spinelli’s in Day Square at 6 p.m. Kelly, whose...

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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 $2.08 billion five-year capital budget plan. Flanked by his cabinet and Eastie’s elected officials, Walsh...

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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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Spring Has Sprung….

April 14, 2017
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Although our winter season was a mild one, both in terms of cold and snow, giving us hopes for an early arrival of spring, our optimism proved illusory thanks...

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Happy Easter

April 14, 2017
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It’s hard to believe that another Easter already is upon us. Good Friday and Easter Sunday will be here this week, and those of the Christian faith will begin...

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Happy Passover

April 14, 2017
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We want to wish our friends in the Jewish community a Happy Passover or Happy “Pesach” as this important holiday is known in Hebrew. The holiday begins with a...

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Obituaries 04-12-2017

April 14, 2017
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Joseph D’Allesandro Retired Federal Government Auditor and late member of the East Boston Savings Bank Board of Directors Joseph B. D’Alessandro of East Boston passed away on April 4...

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City Councilor Sal LaMattina will not seek reelection

April 11, 2017
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City Councilor Sal LaMattina will not seek reelection

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 Boston Times...

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Cucchiello’s Will Move to Saugus

April 7, 2017
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Cucchiello’s Will Move to Saugus

By John Lynds If you grew up in Eagle Hill in the 1970s and 1980s there was a time, when provisions were low on Fridays,  your mother would give...

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DeFronzo and Moreno Hired to Lead PPSC

April 7, 2017
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DeFronzo and Moreno Hired to Lead PPSC

By John Lynds One month ago it looked as though Piers Park Sailing Center (PPSC) was heading for closure. However, the community stepped up, raised money for the cash-strapped...

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ISD to Launch New Pilot Program in Eastie

April 7, 2017
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ISD to Launch New Pilot Program in Eastie

By John Lynds Boston Inspectional Service Department (ISD) Commissioner William Christopher announced that East Boston has been picked as one of three neighborhoods to take part in a new...

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Suffolk Downs Sale Approved by MGC

April 7, 2017
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Suffolk Downs Sale Approved by MGC

By John Lynds The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) unanimously approved the sale of Suffolk Downs Racetrack in East Boston last Thursday during its monthly meeting. The approval from the...

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