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Fire Causes $750K to Lexington St. Home

April 16, 2014
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Fire Causes $750K to Lexington St. Home

It was gut check time for Boston Firefighters from across the city as they battled an 8-alarm fire on Lexington Street two weeks after losing two fellow firefighters to a 9-alarm blaze in the Back Bay. The fire started last Wednesday evening in a SUV parked in driveway between 85 and 83 Lexington St....

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Brouhaha at Harborarts

April 16, 2014
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Following an emergency meeting regarding the HarborArts finances, there are some serious allegations being levied by HarborArts board members against Executive Director Matt Pollock for an alleged misappropriation of funds. The alleged behavior of Pollock has led to the resignation of several key board...

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Police Investigating Murder on Border St.

April 16, 2014
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Boston Police are still investigating a murder that occurred over the weekend near Central Square. At 7 a.m. on Saturday, April 12 officers from District A-7 in East Boston responded to a radio call for a man down in the area of 282 Border...

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EBMS Sees Funding Increase

April 16, 2014
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Last week, Mayor Martin Walsh announced he would increase funding to the Boston Main Streets program as part of his fiscal year 2015 budget. Main Streets District funding will...

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A Special Easter

April 16, 2014
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This week and especially on Sunday, many churches will be overflowing as parishioners go to church to celebrate Easter. Easter is always a magical time for children. As a...

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East Boston Knights Are Back in Action

April 16, 2014
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Baseball is back and so are the East Boston Knights. The RRBL Knights opened up their season last Friday and are hungrier than ever. Playing the Medford Titans in...

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Obituaries 04-16-2014

April 16, 2014
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Anthony DeCarlo Of Lynn, Formerly of East Boston Anthony M. DeCarlo of Lynn, formerly of East Boston, died on April 11. A US Navy veteran of World War II,...

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100 Years Young

April 9, 2014
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100 Years Young

Congratulations to Catherine Mcphee on her 100th birthday! Catherine is an EBNHC Elder Service Plan participant at Lewis Mall, she turned 100 years on March 28. The EBNHC had...

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Brangiforte to Lead EBHS

April 9, 2014
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Brangiforte to Lead EBHS

Life has come full circle for East Boston’s Phil Brangiforte. It was made official last week that after going through a rigorous vetting process, Brangiforte, who has served as...

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Climate Change Causing Residents to Think Ahead and Being Prepared

April 9, 2014
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Climate Change Causing Residents to Think Ahead and Being Prepared

Last Wednesday, planners and East Boston residents took an important step toward storm surge preparedness during a meeting at Maverick Landing. To prepare residents for a series of flood...

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East Boston Residents Asked to Complete Quality of Life Survey

April 9, 2014
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East Boston residents have a chance to improve their community by completing the East Boston Quality of Life Survey. Residents are urged to complete the survey to describe the...

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YMCA Breakfast

April 9, 2014
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On Thursday, April 3 at the Logan Hilton the East Boston YMCA held yet another successful annual breakfast as part of the Y’s annual capital campaign. Over 500 supporters...

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Lightning Express Defends the Cup

April 9, 2014
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The EBMHL Cup will not be finding a new residence this year, as Lightning Express successfully defended their title in the EBMHL Championship Series, defeating the East Boston Yacht...

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Obituaries 04-09-2014

April 9, 2014
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Rita Scala Of East Boston Rita M. (Gilbert) Scala of East Boston died on April 3. She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony; devoted mother of John...

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Eastie Remembers

April 2, 2014
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Eastie Remembers

Father Wayne Belschner offers a prayer for Firefighter Michael Kennedy and Fire Lieutenant Ed Walsh during a candle light vigil last week in Central Square.

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LaMattina Presents Case for Host Community Status at Mass. Gaming Hearing

April 2, 2014
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LaMattina Presents Case for Host Community Status at Mass. Gaming Hearing

Last Tuesday evening, City Councilor Sal LaMattina testified at the Casino Commission hearing and expressed his frustration over the whole process and feels East Boston and Boston proper should...

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Community Speaks out about Future BPS Supt.

April 2, 2014
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Last Wednesday night at East Boston High School Boston Public School parents and students joined BPS officials for a public hearing to get feedback from families on what qualities...

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Wally Bowe Fundraiser Scheduled for April 11

April 2, 2014
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On Friday, April 11 at the Beachmont VFW the first fundraiser for the Wally Bowe Fund, a fund set up in memory of the longtime Salesians Boys and Girls...

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Our Fallen Heroes

April 2, 2014
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People in this world may be divided by political views, race, sexual orientation, and religion but there is one group of people that are blind to this and will...

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Eastie Fab Four Swimmers Rewrite the Record Book

April 2, 2014
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East Boston High School’s Mateo Galeano (senior), Ben Lara (senior), Julian Reyes (junior) and Jonathan Smith (freshman) gave the swim team record book a makeover this past season. These four...

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Obituaries 04-02-2014

April 2, 2014
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Mary Vieira Of East Boston Mary Vieira died in East Boston on March 30. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward A. Vieira; devoted mother of Elaine...

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A Neighborhood Institution, Al’s Shoe Store to Close

March 28, 2014
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A Neighborhood Institution, Al’s Shoe Store to Close

It’s an end of an era in East Boston as Al’s Shoe Store in Central Square, a neighborhood institution since the 1920s, announced it is closing after 90 years...

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EBYBL Celebrates 40 Years in the Community

March 28, 2014
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EBYBL Celebrates 40 Years in the Community

On Saturday City Councilor Sal LaMattina joined one of the founders, coaches and players of the East Boston Youth Basketball League program to celebrate the program’s 40th anniversary. Started...

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Health Center President Jack Cradock Honored in Washington Dc

March 28, 2014
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Health Center President Jack Cradock Honored in Washington Dc

President of the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) Jack Cradock was honored this week in Washington DC by the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) for leadership...

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