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EBNHC Pace 500th Enrollee Celebration

March 24, 2017
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EBNHC Pace 500th Enrollee Celebration

The EBNHC, celebrated its 500th Enrollee at Neighborhood PACE (formerly Elder Service Plan) on Monday at the PACE program’s Lewis Mall location. Here EBNHC staff and PACE participants cut the cake on the milestone.

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Zumix and Local DJs to Hold Fundraiser for Zumix

March 24, 2017
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Zumix and Local DJs to Hold Fundraiser for Zumix

By John Lynds Twenty local disc jockeys from Boston’s past and present will help Zumix, East Boston’s popular music and performing arts program for youth, raise money for the local non-profit’s 94.9FM Zumix Radio and teen programs this Friday. All last year, Zumix celebrated...

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EBNHC CEO Manny Lopes Elected to Board of Directors of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

March 24, 2017
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EBNHC CEO Manny Lopes Elected to Board of Directors of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

By John Lynds East Boston Neighborhood Health Center CEO Manny Lopes was elected to Board of Directors of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts last week. Lopes, who also serves on Blue Cross Blue Shield’s foundation, joins Martin Meehan, President of the University of...

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Suffolk Downs Owners Heading to MGC in Possible Sale of Track

March 24, 2017
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By John Lynds Sterling Suffolk LLC, the owners of Suffolk Downs Racetrack in East Boston has formally requested Massachusetts Gaming Commission to approve the sale of the track, according...

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Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Rattle Eastie Agencies

March 24, 2017
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By John Lynds Last week, President Donald Trump released his proposed budget and the deep cuts that help support some of East Boston’s most vulnerable residents have shaken heads...

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Buddy Mangini to be Honored Thursday

March 24, 2017
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By John Lynds The community will gather on Thursday at 11 a.m. at the traffic island where Wally Street meets Bennington Street to honor Albert ‘Buddy’ Mangini. Mangini has...

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Navy’s Plans to Phase Out Peacoat Threatens Eastie’s Sterlingwear

March 24, 2017
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By John Lynds Sterlingwear of Boston, in its third generation of leadership, is an all-American story of success. The company started as Viking Clothing in 1965 by Lorenzo Fredella...

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Police Briefs 03-22-2017

March 24, 2017
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Hero cops to be honored at Freedoms Foundation Award Ceremony in Eastie By John Lynds The two Boston Police officers who saved the lives of East Boston Officers Richard...

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Letters to the Editor

March 24, 2017
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Take a stand together Drug addiction is growing rapidly and it is affecting our friends, family and neighbors within our community. We need to find a way to help...

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The Watershed:An Example of How New Ideas and Partnerships Can Move Innovative Projects Forward

March 24, 2017
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh,City of Boston  Jill Medvedow, Ellen Matilda Poss  Director of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston East Boston has long championed the arts, public parks, and...

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Hispanics Shouldn’t Over-Interpret Trump’s Election

March 24, 2017
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By Gus West It’s safe to say that Donald Trump doesn’t have many fans in the Hispanic community. The real estate mogul rose to power spewing rhetoric that was...

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Obituaries 03-22-2017

March 24, 2017
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Arthur Fisher, Jr. Of Lynn, formerly of Revere Arthur W. Fisher, Jr. of Lynn, formerly of Revere, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 16. He was the husband of Linda...

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March Madness

March 17, 2017
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March Madness

Eastie streets were empty Tuesday morning as the Winter Storm Stella bore down on the East Coast. The snow and high winds turned Constitution Beach into a winter wonderland.On...

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Shamrock Splash

March 17, 2017
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Shamrock Splash

Piers Park Sailing Center was the top fundraising team (shown above)this weekend at the Harpoon Shamrock Splash to benefit Save the Harbor/Save the Bay. Outfitted with body paint and...

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Community Rallies to Save Piers Park Sailing Center

March 17, 2017
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By John Lynds Since 1997, the Piers Park Sailing Center (PPSC) has provided free sailing for inner city children living in East Boston who otherwise would never get the...

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Eastie Doing Well Under ISD’s New Grading System

March 17, 2017
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By John Lynds Boston’s Inspectional Services Department (ISD) Commissioner William Christopher said East Boston restaurants are bringing their “A” game under ISD’s new letter grading system for food establishments...

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Assault Suspect Caught and Charged

March 17, 2017
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By John Lynds A grainy surveillance image circulating on social media prompted a suspect wanted in connection with a sexual assault last week to turn himself into police. Miguel...

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HVNA Looking to Participate in Slow Streets Program

March 17, 2017
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By John Lynds At last week’s Harbor View Neighborhood Association (HVNA), member Halle Auerbach gave a presentation on how the HVNA could possibly take part in the city’s new...

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JPNA Votes Down Marginal Street Project

March 17, 2017
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By John Lynds After eight community, abutter and planning and zoning meetings, the Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association (JPNA) voted 18 to 14 against a condo development project at 298...

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Go Boston 2030 Aims to Transform the Way People Move Around Boston

March 17, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen There is no question that Boston is booming with both increased development and with an influx of residents. Between the years 2000 and 2010, Boston’s population...

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Happy St Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2017
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St. Patrick’s Day is one of those holidays that brings a smile to everyone’s face — a day when everyone is Irish for a day. St. Patrick’s Day actually...

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Let It Snow, Let It Snow — Not

March 17, 2017
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Even though we have had a mild winter, the major snowstorm this week was not welcome! By mid-March, we are ready for winter’s bleakness to depart and for spring...

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Rick Perry’s DOE Agenda: Cleaning House, Trump’s Clean Energy

March 17, 2017
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By Merrill Matthews As the new head of the Department of Energy, Former Texas Governor Rick Perry faces many challenges from the bureaucracy, environmentalists, and the media. President Jimmy...

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Letters to the Editor

March 17, 2017
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THANKS TO ALL WHO HELPED THE SHAMROCK SPLASH Dear Editor The Revere Beach Partnership is most grateful to all of the plungers and spectators who came to Revere Beach...

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