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Sailing into Boston

June 23, 2017
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Sailing into Boston

One of the large Tall Ships passing by Piers Park in East Boston.

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Positive Impact:Longtime EBNHC Employee Honored at Art of Health Care Event

June 23, 2017
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Positive Impact:Longtime EBNHC Employee Honored at Art of Health Care Event

By John Lynds Paula McNabb-Ippolito, Director of Pediatrics at the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, was honored last Tuesday evening with the Health Center’s Maestro Award at the Fifth Annual Art of Health Care Event. McNabb-Ippolito, who has worked at the EBNHC for over...

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Edward “Eddie C” Contilli, Beloved Bar Owner,Former Boston Police Officer Dies at 69

June 23, 2017
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Edward “Eddie C” Contilli, Beloved Bar Owner,Former Boston Police Officer Dies at 69

By John Lynds Edward “Eddie C” Contilli, the boisterous owner of Eddie C’s bar in Maverick Square who was a much a part of the fabric of the community as the square itself, has died. Mr. Contilli passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving...

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Vine and Barley Gets JPNA Okay for Full Liquor License

June 23, 2017
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By John Lynds Last Tuesday evening, the Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association voted in favor of allowing the owner of Vine and Barley to seek a full liquor license from...

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Massport Responds to Noise Complaints, Runway Work Should be Completed This Week

June 23, 2017
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By John Lynds One of the downsides of living next door to a major international airport is obviously the noise. In May, Massport began a resurfacing project on Runway...

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Sen Boncore Endorses Lydia Edwards

June 23, 2017
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First Suffolk and Middlesex State Senator Joseph Boncore has endorsed East Boston resident Lydia Edwards for the District 1 City Council seat. Edwards, who is running against fellow Eastie...

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The Opioid Epidemic is Truly Frightening

June 23, 2017
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If you were to ask the typical American what they believe to be the greatest danger to the well-being of our children and citizens, no doubt most would answer...

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Obituaries 06-21-2017

June 23, 2017
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Edward Contilli, Sr. Boston Police Department retiree, owned of “Eddie C’s” in Maverick Square Edward Contilli, Sr. of South Hamilton, formerly of East Boston, passed away peacefully surrounded by...

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Let’s Get Movin’ 5K

June 17, 2017
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Let’s Get Movin’ 5K

Though these future runners are a little young to enter, they still attended the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s Let’s Get Movin’ program teamed up with the New Balance...

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East Boston High School Prom

June 17, 2017
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East Boston High School Prom

East Boston High School held its prom on June 8, at the Hyatt Regency Boston Harbor. Pictured are Sarah Benat, Senior Class Advisor; Sarah Rizzo, vice president; Anthony Rizzo,...

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Local Resident Walk to Support Marfan/EDS Research

June 17, 2017
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Local Resident Walk to Support Marfan/EDS Research

By John Lynds Just before she turned 3-years-old, Beth Villani’s daughter, Hannah was diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. “Our daughter was diagnosed in January at just age 2 years and...

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Governor Charlie Baker Addresses the East Boston Chamber of Commerce

June 17, 2017
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By John Lynds Last Thursday morning at Spinelli’s in Day Square, Governor Charlie Baker addressed members of the East Boston Chamber of Commerce and updated the community on some...

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PPSC Youth Enrollment at Almost 200 Participants

June 17, 2017
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By John Lynds Just a few short months ago it looked as though East Boston would forever lose its beloved community sailing program. At the end of the sailing...

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East Boston YMCA and NOAH Receive Better Beaches Grant

June 17, 2017
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By John Lynds Both the East Boston YMCA and the Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH) were recipients of the Save the Harbor/Save the Bay’s annual Better Beaches grant program....

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School Department Holds First Build BPS Workshop in East Boston

June 17, 2017
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By John Lynds During his last State of the City Mayor Martin Walsh said he is committing $1 billion to Boston Public School (BPS) buildings to catalyze long-term investment....

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Letter to the Editor

June 17, 2017
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A great example To the Editor: The Gove Street Citizens Association would like to thank the team at the City Realty Group for their continued community outreach in the...

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Technology is Killing Us

June 17, 2017
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It often is said that technology is a two-edged sword. While it certainly is true that advances in technology bring many benefits, those benefits often find themselves subject to...

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Obituaries 06-14-2017

June 17, 2017
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Frank ‘Hank’ D’Annolfo Of East Boston Frank “Hank” D’Annolfo of East Boston passed away on June 5. He was 83 years old. A US Army veteran, he was the...

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Battle of Noddle Island

June 9, 2017
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Battle of Noddle Island

Sashia Flores played with a kite during the 3rd Annual Battle of Noddle Island Re-Enactment and celebration on Saturday afternoon, June 3, at the Condor Urban Wild.

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Lots of Security Expected at Historic Ship Parade

June 9, 2017
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Lots of Security Expected at Historic Ship Parade

By John Lynds With over one million spectators and 49 historic sailing ships from 13 nations converging on Boston Harbor on Saturday, June 17 the 2017 parade of sailing...

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A Look Inside Boston’s Traffic Management Center

June 9, 2017
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A Look Inside Boston’s Traffic Management Center

By John Lynds Inside the City of Boston’s Traffic Management Center last week Boston Transportation Department Deputy Commissioner Jim Gillooly was keeping a close eye on the traffic in...

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New Fresh Food Pilot Program Comes to Eastie Schools

June 9, 2017
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New Fresh Food Pilot Program Comes to Eastie Schools

By John Lynds School lunch, usually frozen food that’s prepackaged and reheated for the masses, has historically not been the most appetizing meal for students. However, for thousands of...

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Eastie Part of Recent Mumps Outbreak

June 9, 2017
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By John Lynds The state’s Department of Public Health’s (DPH) spokeswoman Ann Scales confirmed that some of 12 new cases of mumps that are part of an ongoing outbreak...

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East Boston Schools Receive Funding to Expand Arts Education

June 9, 2017
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EdVestors, an urban education improvement non-profit in Boston announced today the 2017 BPS Arts Expansion Fund Grants, a commitment of $600,000 in grants to schools working with nonprofits and/or...

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