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Mayor Walsh Joins Elected Officials and CDC to Cut Ribbon on Paris Village Project

August 17, 2017
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Mayor Walsh Joins Elected Officials and CDC to Cut Ribbon on Paris Village Project

By John Lynds The former Salesian Boys & Girls Club building on Paris Street was a sanctuary for neighborhood children and oasis for working parents for decades. The club was a place that Eastie parents could send their kids and know they were in a a safe environment and thriving. Last Wednesday former club...

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Eastie Pride Day Set for Saturday, Annual Event to Honor John White

August 17, 2017
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Eastie Pride Day Set for Saturday, Annual Event to Honor John White

By John Lynds There are very few people whose name is synonymous with East Boston. For over 50 years East Boston APAC Executive Director John White has selflessly given back to the community he grew up in. It’s hard to find a family in...

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Concerns:BPDA Holds Meeting on Hilton Garden Inn Expansion Plans

August 17, 2017
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By John Lynds Residents, members of the project’s Impact Advisory Group (IAG) and union workers showed up by the dozens last Tuesday at the Hilton Garden Inn on Boardman Street to air their grievances with First Bristol over broken promises to the community as...

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Elected Officials Call for Toll Plaza Meeting

August 17, 2017
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By John Lynds While MassDOT officials remain focused on easing congestion at the Sumner Tunnel toll plaza, East Boston’s elected officials and residents have had enough. Since MassDOT took...

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JPNA Votes in Favor of Two Projects

August 17, 2017
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By John Lynds The Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association voted in favor of two projects at Monday night’s meeting. The first project at 275 Webster St. received support by a...

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Lydia Edwards Waterfront Accessibility Plan

August 17, 2017
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Lydia Edwards, Boston City Council candidate and East Boston resident, released a comprehensive waterfront accessibility plan with recommendations for more open space requirements and harbor planning, climate resiliency, and...

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How We’re Creating Affordable Housing

August 17, 2017
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh Boston is a diverse city made up of residents of all backgrounds, all education levels and job sectors spread out over 23 neighborhoods. Some...

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Letter to the Editor

August 17, 2017
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Putting us first Dear editor: As someone deeply invested in East Boston, I want to ensure that our next City Councilor has a record of local engagement and activism. ...

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Additional Racing Dates at Suffolk Downs

August 17, 2017
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All-too-often, it is easier to say, “No,” than to say, “Yes.” However, the decision by the owners of Suffolk Downs to go before the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) last...

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School Will Be Back — Drive with Care

August 17, 2017
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With school bells ringing for the start of the 2017-18 school year next week and the week thereafter, commuters will have to adjust to the prospect of schoolchildren and...

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Another Alcohol-Related Tragedy

August 17, 2017
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Perhaps it is because we have children who are teenagers, but the news Monday morning of the death of a 16-year-old girl on the Merrimack River in a jet-ski...

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Obituaries 08-16-2017

August 17, 2017
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Ronald Catena Boston and Florida public and political activist Ronald A. Catena of Ft. Lauderdale Florida, formerly of East Boston and Revere, passed away on August 3 at Holy...

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Mayoral Liaison Claudia Correa Leaves Post for Job with ISD

August 9, 2017
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Mayoral Liaison Claudia Correa Leaves Post for Job with ISD

By John Lynds East Boston resident Claudia Correa, who has served as Mayor Martin Walsh’s liaison to the neighborhood for over two years, announced that she has left her...

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Father John Nazzaro Stepping Down as Boys & Girls Club Director:Will Stay on as Director of Mission at the Club

August 9, 2017
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Father John Nazzaro Stepping Down as Boys & Girls Club Director:Will Stay on as Director of Mission at the Club

By John Lynds Despite rumors floating around East Boston that Salesian Boys & Girls Club Executive Director Fr. John Nazzaro is leaving the club nothing could be further from...

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Zumix Youths to Play with BLO at Hatch Shell

August 9, 2017
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By John Lynds The East Boston band founded by four Zumix teens that recently released their first studio album will be performing before thousands of music fans tonight (Wednesday,...

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City Pulls Eastie Snapchat Filter Icon

August 9, 2017
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By John Lynds The City of Boston’s technology department got a little ahead of itself the other day and tweeted out the city’s new Snapchat filter icons for each...

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NOAH Youth Crew Makes Case for More Trees in Eastie

August 9, 2017
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By John Lynds Back in the mid-1970s the Boston Globe featured an article about the late Anna DeFronzo’s quest to get more trees planted in East Boston when Kevin...

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Jason Ruggiero Appointed to Massport’s Community and Government Affairs Department

August 9, 2017
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By John Lynds Lifelong East Boston resident Jason Ruggiero has been appointed Assistant Manager for Urban and Community Relations for Massport’s Community and Government Affairs Department. Massport recently restructured...

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Impossible Dream Team Reunion:Conigliaro Family Hosts ’67 Sox Celebration Aug 17

August 9, 2017
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By Cary Shuman The Conigliaro family, the Boston Red Sox, and the Farrelly Brothers will host the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the 1967 Impossible Dream Red Sox on Thursday,...

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The Heroic Quest: Why Tony C Still Matters

August 9, 2017
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By Anthony T. Guerriero Whether as long ago as Greek mythology or as recent as this week’s New York Times Bestseller list, the hero has always occupied a special...

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Walsh’s Movie Nights in Eastie August 21

August 9, 2017
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s Movie Nights, part of the Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s ParkARTS program, will give residents and visitors the opportunity to enjoy popular films under the...

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Boston Children’s Festival Comes to Franklin Park

August 9, 2017
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department are proud to present the 2017 ParkARTS Boston Children’s Festival on Tuesday, August 22, at Franklin Park in...

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MG2 Presents Updated Plans for Saratoga Street Parcel

August 9, 2017
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By John Lynds Representatives of real estate developer MG2 presented a second set of plans for a large Saratoga Street parcel at Monday night’s Harbor View Neighborhood Association (HVNA)...

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Four Bids Come in for Condor Street Parcel

August 9, 2017
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By John Lynds Four development teams have submitted bids to the City of Boston in regards to the city-owned lot on Condor Street across from the Hess site. The...

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