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Mayor Walsh Sings City Ordinance to Regulate Short Term Rentals

June 21, 2018
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Mayor Walsh Sings City Ordinance to Regulate Short Term Rentals

Longtime Webster Street resident John McCarthy lives next to a property being used as an Airbnb. While he does not begrudge anyone from making a little extra money on the side, he feels there should be some sort of regulation. “It’s getting out of control,” said McCarthy. “I’ll tell you, some of the people...

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The Birth of His Baby Girl Changed Him, Now He’s Off to College

June 21, 2018
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The Birth of His Baby Girl Changed Him, Now He’s Off to College

Anyone who was at last Friday’s East Boston High School (EBHS) graduation at East Boston Memorial Stadium saw an overjoyed Richard Bynum walk onto the stage with his 2-year-old daughter, Zamyrah, and accept his high school diploma. Bynam’s story is one that is truly...

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John Nucci Receives Life Saving Kidney Transplant

June 21, 2018
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Life has come full circle for East Boston’s John Nucci and Kerri Abrams, who owns Kinship Florist in Revere. Thirty-five years ago Abrams’ parents, Kim and Al, were political supporters and friends of Nucci’s. At the time neither Nucci nor the Abrams could have...

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NE Association of Schools and Colleges Grants EBHS Accreditation

June 21, 2018
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With nearly 300 students graduating East Boston High School (EBHS) last Friday and a four-year graduation rate hovering at 75 percent, students, faculty and staff have had a lot...

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Air Quality Monitoring Pilot Program Begins

June 21, 2018
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East Boston Olin College students, Taylor Sheneman and Christine Dimke have begun to install instruments that will consciously measure a wide array of pollutants caused by fossil fuels emanating...

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Mayor’s Garden Contest Deadline is July 11

June 21, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh is alerting Boston’s green thumbs that they have until Wednesday, July 11, to register for the 2018 Mayor’s Garden Contest presented by the Boston Parks...

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Community News Briefs

June 21, 2018
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COUNCILOR EDWARDS TO HOST EAST BOSTON NEIGHBORHOOD COFFEE HOUR Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards will be hosting neighborhood coffee hours in East Boston during the summer months in an...

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Celebrate Independence Day on Nantucket/LV-112

June 21, 2018
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All are invited to view the Boston Harbor Fireworks from Nantucket Lightship/LV-112 on June 30, from 7-10 p.m. WHO’S INVITED: Anyone who wants to reserve a spot and join...

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Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association Meeting Recap

June 21, 2018
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Last Monday, the Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association, (JPNA) held its June meeting and members voted on three development projects as well as an update on Massport’s reconfiguration of Logan...

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NSMHA Summer Sail Set for June 28

June 21, 2018
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North Suffolk Mental Health Association (NSMHA) will be hosting a Summer Sail on Thursday, June 28, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Piers Park Sailing Center to benefit NSMHA’s recovery programs...

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Suffolk Courts to Offer ePay for Online Payment of Criminal Fees

June 21, 2018
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Suffolk County court users who owe criminal case fees can now skip the trip to their local courthouse and pay online with ePay, the Massachusetts Trial Court’s new web-based...

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East Boston Ecumenical Community Council Blasts Trump Administration’s ‘Zero Tolerance’ Policy on Immigration

June 21, 2018
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As of Monday, the U.S. Government has separated 2,000 children from their parents along the U.S. border as a result of the Trump Administration’s zero tolerance policy on immigration....

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Police Briefs 06-20-2018

June 21, 2018
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District Seven Police Report May 26, 2018 Around 02:50 am in the area of 250 Sumner Street a victim reports that while walking home he was approached by a...

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Is This Really America?

June 21, 2018
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The national disgrace that is occurring at our Southern border is something that we never could have imagined happening in the United States of America. The images of children...

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Obituaries 06-20-2018

June 21, 2018
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Rose Dattoli Of East Boston Rose Dattoli of East Boston died on June 17 at the age of 95. She was the loving sister of the late Marie Daloia,...

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Prom Selfie

June 15, 2018
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Prom Selfie

Seniors Nolvi Hernandez (20) and Mirian Palacios (19) get a spectacular background for a stunning selfie to remember with the Boston skyline in the background during the East Boston High...

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Curtis Guild Elementary School Fun Day

June 15, 2018
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Curtis Guild Elementary School Fun Day

Fifth-graders Divanly and Jennifer hula-hooping, as a classmate looks on during the Curtis Guild Elementary School Fun Day.

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Diversity:Neighborhood Celebrates 5th Annual Pride Flag Raising at Piers Park

June 15, 2018
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Last Friday, East Boston residents along with elected and local officials gathered at Piers Park for the 5th Annual LGBT Pride Flag raising. This relatively new Eastie tradition is...

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City Launches Planning Initiative in East Boston

June 15, 2018
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Last week Mayor Martin Walsh announced East Boston was chosen as one of five neighborhoods that will be part of Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) planning initiative. Eastie...

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Several East Boston Students Honored at Annual BPS Valedictorians Luncheon

June 15, 2018
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This Friday, Boston Public high school seniors across the city will line up in their caps and gowns as part of the city’s annual graduation exercises. By day’s end...

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Licensing Board Mulls Rolling Back Eastie Bars’ Hours

June 15, 2018
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Last week, Boston Licensing Board Chairwoman Christine Pulgini had two East Boston bars owners that have a history of being a nuisance in the neighborhood appear at the meeting....

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Eastie Nonprofits Receive Better Beaches Grant

June 15, 2018
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Four East Boston nonprofit organizations each received a Better Beaches grant from Save the Harbor/Save the Bay and the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) last Saturday to support...

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Senate Passes Fiscal Year 2019 Budget

June 15, 2018
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The Senate voted today on a $41.49 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2019, including targeted investments to create opportunities and ensure access to the tools that individuals, children and...

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Community News Briefs

June 15, 2018
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FROG POND SPRAY POOL REOPENS JUNE 29 Boston Parks Commissioner Chris Cook and The Skating Club of Boston president Joe Blount are pleased to welcome children and guests to...

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