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Campfire and Community Skate

February 15, 2018
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Campfire and Community Skate

A father helps his two children master the art of roasting a marshmallow on an open campfire last Saturday during the YMCA and DCR’s annual campfire and free community skating event at the Porrazzo Rink in East Boston.

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Anthony “Tony the Kid” Barrasso Honored on his 100th Birthday

February 15, 2018
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Anthony “Tony the Kid” Barrasso Honored on his 100th Birthday

Those who know 100-year-old Anthony “Tony the Kid” Barrasso will tell you the tough World War II veteran still has a lot of fire in his belly as he reached a special birthday milestone last Thursday at the Don Orione Nursing Home in East...

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‘Buddy’ Mangini Sworn in for Second Term as EBCC President

February 15, 2018
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‘Buddy’ Mangini Sworn in for Second Term as EBCC President

Last Thursday night in front of a packed crowd at the Hilton Garden Inn,  Albert ‘Buddy’ Mangini took the oath of office for the second time as the East Boston Chamber of Commerce president. Mangini, a longtime neighborhood business and civic leader, was administered...

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BPDA Approves Suffolk Downs Phase I Plans

February 15, 2018
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While Amazon has yet to pick a city for its second North American headquarters (HQ2), Boston officials are leaving nothing to chance. The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA)...

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City Council Committee Holds Hearing on Noyes Park Renovations

February 15, 2018
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On Monday, the City Council Committee on Environment & Sustainability, which oversees Boston parks, held a hearing on the Noyes Park renovation project slated to begin this year. The...

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East Boston Resident,Nobel Prize Nominee and Master of Non-Violent Resistance Dr Gene Sharp Dies at 90

February 15, 2018
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Dr. Gene Sharp, who ran the Albert Einstein Institute for Non-Violent Struggles out of an unassuming apartment in East Boston, and for decades had written the handbooks on how...

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Quiet Few Finally Gets JPNA Backing

February 15, 2018
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Josh Weinstein, the East Boston resident proposing a new bar on Sumner Street in Jeffries Point, went back before the Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association (JPNA) Monday night and finally...

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The Rose Rush is On: Valentine’s Day at New Regional Flower Exchange in Chelsea is a Better Experience for Buyers

February 15, 2018
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Anyone in Greater Boston who got a rose on Valentine’s Day likely had that rose pass through the New England Flower Exchange in Chelsea. Located in a formerly vacant...

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Police Briefs 02-14-2018

February 15, 2018
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District Seven Police Report February 4, 2018 Around 02:30 am in the area of 305 Meridian Street a White Hispanic Male with an address in East Boston was arrested...

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Ban Plastic Bags

February 15, 2018
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There are 61 communities in Massachusetts including the City of Boston that have placed a ban on those horrible plastic shopping bags and the City of Revere is poised...

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Obituaries 02-14-2018

February 15, 2018
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George Hoey, Sr. Longtime political activist George J. Hoey Sr., an East Boston native, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 4 with his family around him at his home in...

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Craft Table and Bar Opens at the Former Ecco

February 9, 2018
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Craft Table and Bar Opens at the Former Ecco

After a week of promoting the restaurant that has replaced Ecco, which closed last year, owner of Craft Table & Bar on Porter Street couldn’t have been more happy...

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Appreciation:Gerald ‘Sully’ Sullivan, Longtime Savio Prep Teacher, Dies at 69

February 9, 2018
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Appreciation:Gerald ‘Sully’ Sullivan, Longtime Savio Prep Teacher, Dies at 69

Incoming freshman entering Gerald Sullivan’s English Class at Savio Prep in East Boston were met with a poem by Edwin Arlington Robinson written on the blackboard. The poem, Richard...

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Police Arrest Man in Connection with Armed Robbery, Indecent Exposure

February 9, 2018
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Police Arrest Man in Connection with Armed Robbery, Indecent Exposure

At a community meeting Monday evening District 7 Community Officer Dan Simons and Sergeant Jimmy Martin announced that police have arrested a man they believe was responsible for the...

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40 Years Ago the Blizzard of 78 Struck Eastie

February 9, 2018
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Monday, Feb 5 marked the 40th Anniversary of when the Blizzard of 78 formed over the Northeast. Over the next two days, snow, wind, white out conditions and coastal...

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Massport Sends Out RFP for Piers Park Phase III

February 9, 2018
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The dilapidated pier adjacent to Piers Park, and also the future Piers Park II is being eyed by Massport as the future site of a third waterfront park. Last...

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These Days a Simple Lot Subdivision Becomes a Controversial Project

February 9, 2018
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The fear and panic of overdevelopment among East Boston’s older residents, and increasingly more and more newcomers, has become involved in so much red tape that a simple subdivision...

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City Grant to Support Zumix Concert Series, Events at Zumix Firehouse

February 9, 2018
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Last week Mayor Martin Walsh and the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture in collaboration with the Boston Cultural Council (BCC) and the Mass Cultural Council announced Zumix will...

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EHCA Votes on Several Items Last Wednesday

February 9, 2018
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Last Wednesday night, members of the Eagle Hill Civic Association voted on several agenda at the groups January meeting. First up, members voted 20 to 1 in favor of...

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St Joseph-St Lazarus Parish Partners with American Red Cross to Host Blood Drive

February 9, 2018
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At this time of year severe winter weather and seasonal illnesses like the flu can prevent regular donors from giving blood to the American Red Cross. Last Wednesday parishioners...

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East Boston Savings Bank Awards $1,000 to Seventh Grader for Her Patriotism in Saving the American Flag

February 9, 2018
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East Boston Savings Bank’s President and CEO, Richard Gavegnano invited seventh  grader, Ashley Reardon to the bank’s Peabody Headquarters where he presented her with a community scholarship of $1,000...

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Police Briefs 02-07-2018

February 9, 2018
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District Seven Police Report January 29, 2018 Around 01:15 am in the area of 127 Maverick Street, a White Hispanic Male with an address in Revere Ma, was arrested...

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Letter to the Editor

February 9, 2018
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Not a fan of seaplanes Dear Editor, Amazon thinking about seaplanes in Boston Harbor in creating its new Headquarters 2, has caused quite a stir among East Boston residents...

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We Will Never Forget the Blizzard of ’78

February 9, 2018
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This week marks the 40th anniversary of the Blizzard of ’78, the momentous storm that wreaked havoc and devastation across Eastern Massachusetts during a 32-hour period on February 6-7....

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