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Eastie Week

July 19, 2017
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Eastie Week

Danielle Vecchio (front) looks within during a meditative portion of the Kundalini yoga class, led by yoga instructor Peggy McClellan, at the East Boston Social Centers on Thursday, July 13, as part of Eastie Week. The event was a combined Paint Night and Yoga Night to celebrate the annual neighborhood tip of the hat.

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Two Eastie Students Picked for the Umana Fellowship

July 19, 2017
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Two Eastie Students Picked for the Umana Fellowship

By John Lynds Williams Rodriguez and Guadalupe Pena, both heading into their junior year in high school after this summer, have been picked as this year’s Mario Umana Fellowship in Public Service. Rodriguez, a student at the John D. O’Bryant School of Mathematics and...

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NOAH Holds Second Climate Ready Workshop

July 19, 2017
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NOAH Holds Second Climate Ready Workshop

By John Lynds Amphitheater-like seating on the water’s edge, community swimming pool docks, hilly lawns, a living marsh were some of the ideas that community members came up with at East Boston’s Neighborhood of Affordable Housing’s first Climate Ready Workshop to protect the vulnerable...

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Eastie Murder Suspect Caught in Texas

July 19, 2017
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By John Lynds A month after 16-year-old Carlos Villatoro-Nunez’s family reported him missing,  his body was found near the Bennington Street entrance of Belle Isle Marsh on December 9,...

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BPDA Approves Three Local Projects

July 19, 2017
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By John Lynds At last week’s Boston Planning and Development Agency’s (BPDA) July meeting.  officials approved three East Boston projects that will add 161 residential units to the neighborhood....

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Turning 100:EBNHC Patient Frances Resnick Celebrates a Milestone

July 19, 2017
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By John Lynds Frances Resnick is a ball of energy. She’s sharp as a tack, spunky and full of stories. Resnick loves to meet new people and loves to...

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Letter to the Editor

July 19, 2017
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We need to work together to solve the opioid crisis TO THE EDITOR, As a Reagan Democrat who voted for Donald Trump last November, I am not a Trumpocrat. ...

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Thank You, Bob Anthony

July 19, 2017
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Bob Anthony compiled an outstanding win-and-loss record in his 17 years as the head coach of the East Boston High School ice hockey team, building the Jets into one...

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Obituaries 07-19-2017

July 19, 2017
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Norma Iris Ayala Well known and loved by many people in East Boston and Revere Norma Iris (Torres-Miranda) Ayala of Revere, a long time resident of East Boston, passed...

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A Legend Retires:Bob Anthony Steps Down as Head Coach Of East Boston High School Hockey Team

July 14, 2017
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A Legend Retires:Bob Anthony Steps Down as Head Coach Of East Boston High School Hockey Team

By Cary Shuman Bob Anthony, the face of East Boston High School hockey for the past two decades, has decided to call it a career. Anthony has been the...

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Kayaking at Constitution Beach Underway This Week

July 14, 2017
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Kayaking at Constitution Beach Underway This Week

By John Lynds In East Boston, we have one of the nation’s cleanest beaches and harbor but as a community a majority of residents rarely use it. If you...

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EBSB’s Richard Gavegnano Named 2017 EY Entrepreneur of the Year

July 14, 2017
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EBSB’s Richard Gavegnano Named 2017 EY Entrepreneur of the Year

By John Lynds There’s one thing about East Boston Savings Bank Chairman, CEO and President Richard Gavegnano you quickly realize when you meet him–he’s unlike any other head of...

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Zumix Included in Improper Bostonian’s Boston’s Best 2017

July 14, 2017
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By John Lynds East Boston’s longstanding music and performing arts program for local youth got some much deserved recognition this year from the Improper Bostonian. Zumix was included in...

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Massport Encourages Local Participation for New Gas Station

July 14, 2017
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By John Lynds There were some familiar faces in the crowd Monday afternoon, July 10, at the Noddle Island Community room at Logan Airport. Local business owners and employees...

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Letter to the Editor

July 14, 2017
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A neighborhood hero I was very glad but hardly surprised to see that Sandra Nijjar recently received the state’s Unsung Heroine Award. I have known Sandy for sometime now....

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An Investment in Our Future

July 14, 2017
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  Governor Charlie Baker’s recent announcement that his administration will ask the legislature for a five-year, $500 million life sciences initiative that will extend the state’s decade-long commitment to...

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Obituaries 07-12-2017

July 14, 2017
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Bernardina Scippa Of Kaplan Estates, formerly of East Boston Bernardina (Iapicca) Scippa of Kaplan Estates, formerly of East Boston, died on July 8. She was the beloved wife of...

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Celebrating 60 Years

July 7, 2017
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Celebrating 60 Years

CEO Dick Gavegnano with State Rep. Adrian Maduro and other staff of the East Boston Savings Bank celebrate the 60th year of its Central Square branch in East Boston....

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East Boston Farmers Market to Kick Off July 5

July 7, 2017
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East Boston Farmers Market to Kick Off July 5

By John Lynds The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s Farmers Market returns for its 10th season today (Wednesday, June 5) at 3 p.m. with fresh, locally-grown produce, and other...

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EBNHC Selected as Narcan Site

July 7, 2017
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By John Lynds The opioid crisis in East Boston and across the U.S. has reached epic proportions. Nearly 2,000 people died of opioid related overdoses in Massachusetts last year...

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EBSB Merges with Meetinghouse Bank

July 7, 2017
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Meridian Bancorp, Inc, the holding company for East Boston Savings Bank, and Meetinghouse Bancorp, Inc., the holding company for Meetinghouse Bank, announce the signing of a definitive merger agreement...

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Coppersmith Village Project Another Step Closer to Reality

July 7, 2017
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By John Lynds East Boston’s Neighborhood of Affordable Housing’s (NOAH) project to transform a former industrial site in the neighborhood into a mixed use development is one step closer...

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John Ligotti, Former East Boston Clerk-Magistrate, Judge, Passes Away

July 7, 2017
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The passing this past week of John C. Ligotti. known to his friends as Jack, who served for five decades as an assistant clerk and clerk-magistrate of the East...

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Madaro Votes for ELL Programs in Schools

July 7, 2017
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By John Lynds East Boston State Rep. Adrian Madaro joined his colleagues last week to pass a bill that will help hundreds of English learners in East Boston The...

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