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Looking for the Perfect Berry

July 29, 2015
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Looking for the Perfect Berry

A young East Boston boy was helping his mom pick out some fresh fruit at last Wednesday’s East Boston Farmer Market at Lewis Mall. The Market will run from now until October each Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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Playing in the Sand

July 29, 2015
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Playing in the Sand

Ndricim Bejko of East Boston works on his sculpture during the Amateur Contest on Sunday, July 26, at the International Sand Sculpting Festival on Revere Beach. The Festival kicked off on Friday and continued through Sunday, with more than one million visitors coming to...

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East Boston Farmer’s Market Going Strong

July 29, 2015
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After a rainout on July 10 the The East Boston Farmers’ Market, sponsored by the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) kicked off on July 17 and has been going strong. The Farmers Market returned for its eighth season with more fresh, locally grown...

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Construction Worker Dies from His Injuries

July 29, 2015
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The construction worker from Connecticut who was critically injured early this month at a Logan Airport worksite has died. Lawrence O’Leary, 54, of Seymour, from Seymour died at Massachusetts...

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East Boston Woman Assaulted in Greenway

July 29, 2015
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East Boston Police are asking the woman to remain vigilant following an indecent assault on the Greenway Monday morning. Police responded at 8:30 a.m. Monday after they received a...

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Deveau Family Held its Annual Beach Party Fundraiser

July 29, 2015
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Deveau Family Held its Annual Beach Party Fundraiser

It started as a small charitable event that raised a few thousand dollars for the Jimmy Fund but the annual Deveau Family Beach Party Fundraiser for the Jimmy Fund...

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Sheriff’s Department Urban Farming Program Looks to Grow Success, Reduce Recidivism

July 29, 2015
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The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department is once again hard at work planting the seeds for the potential success of at the House of Correction. Literally.  Now in its third...

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Tuxbury Receives Master of Education

July 29, 2015
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Kristen Tuxbury of East Boston, MA received a Master of Education from American International College (AIC) in Springfield, MA. AIC awarded 550 undergraduate and graduate degrees at its 2015...

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Garcia Named to High Honors

July 29, 2015
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Gillary Garcia of East Boston, from the class of 2016 at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School, has been named to the high honor roll for the 2015 spring trimester. Gillary...

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Thank You Noah and Masport

July 29, 2015
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What could be nicer than spending a summer night outdoors on a blanket with your children watching a movie?  There is something magical about that moment. Massport and NOAH...

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Thank You,Dave Modica

July 29, 2015
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Dave Modica, owner of Ecco restaurant, has proven that he is a great neighbor.  When Dave recently bought the building next door to his restaurant, there was also a...

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Whales Ahoy

July 29, 2015
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Last week a couple of whales were spotted in Boston Harbor. For those of us growing up in Boston in the 1970’s and 80’s, when many of our rivers...

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Obituaries 07-29-2015

July 29, 2015
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Anthony Maffei Records Specialist for Commonwealth of Mass; involved in East Boston politics Anthony C. Maffei of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, passed away at home on July 23...

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Sticky Bite

July 22, 2015
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Sticky Bite

Zhuoyang Jiang taking a big bite of a marshmallow during last Friday’s (July 16) campfire on Constitution Beach event. The DCR and Save the Harbor, Save the Bay sponsored...

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BRA Gives Go Ahead for Clippership Wharf

July 22, 2015
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BRA Gives Go Ahead for Clippership Wharf

The Boston Redevelopment Authority last Thursday approved the $225 million Clippership Wharf waterfront development project in East Boston at its July meeting. The BRA board approved an amended development...

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Petruccelli, Madaro Point to Local Benefits in New State Budget

July 22, 2015
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Governor Charlie Baker signed the $38.1 billion state Fiscal Year 2016 budget but slashed some line items that East Boston’s two state elected officials advocated for in both the...

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‘History of Shipping’ Painting Unveiled at Gala

July 22, 2015
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‘History of Shipping’ Painting Unveiled at Gala

The historic East Boston Branch Library painting that was recently restored was unveiled as part of a gala last Thursday at Bremen Street branch library. This is the second...

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Community News Briefs

July 22, 2015
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Gove Street Citizens Association to meet The Gove Street Citizens Association monthly meeting will be on July 27 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Noddle Island Community Room...

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East Boston Man Injured in Boat Fire

July 22, 2015
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One East Boston man was injured when his boat caught fire at the Boston Shipyard and Marina on Marginal Street near Piers Park. Witnesses said they heard an explosion...

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State Budget Addresses City’s Concerns

July 22, 2015
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Governor Charlie Baker’s Fiscal Year Budget of $38.1 billion addresses many issues important to local residents while providing the foundation for future economic growth and increasing support and funding...

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Obituaries 07-22-2015

July 22, 2015
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Renato DiZio Active in East Boston religious, sports and community organizations Renato P. DiZio died on July 20 at the age of 92. Mr. DiZio was a US Marine...

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Final Phase of Construction on Greenway to Start

July 22, 2015
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Final Phase of Construction on Greenway to Start

After months of delays, the City of Boston announced this week it will begin construction on the last third of a mile of the East Boston Greenway to connect...

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Neptune Road Edge Buffer Park Dedication

July 22, 2015
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It was a reunion of sorts last Friday morning on Neptune Road. Those who fought airport expansion like Fred Salvucci, John Vitagliano and Evelyn Morash joined with families displaced...

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Historic Building Torn Down for New St. Project

July 22, 2015
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After the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) approved changes to the project requested by the developers of the New Street project in April, construction crews have demolished the historic building...

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