Monthly Archives: October 2009

System malfunction

October 22, 2009
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By Seth Daniel For the Free Press Somewhere, nowhere near here, a computer glitch occurred a few weeks ago. It was a small mistake by worldwide standards. But, it was a small mistake that – along with some cruel fate – set in motion a set of circumstances that no one could seemingly stop....

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Full siblings win consecutive races at Suffolk Downs

October 22, 2009
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Full siblings Mount Wilton and East Coaster won consecutive races at Suffolk Downs on Wednesday. Both horses are by Graeme Hall out of the Our Emblem mare Eastlynne and were bred in Florida by Eugene Melnyk. In the sixth race, Mount Wilton earned his first local victory with a two-and-three-quarter length triumph. Ridden by...

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East Boston Men’s Hockey Report

October 22, 2009
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The third week of the EBMHL season saw the league expand to 6 teams. With 3 games the night promised to be filled with some great hockey and the players did not disappoint. The first game of the night was probably the best of the season thus far with Woody’s Liquors taking on Sound...

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Schools and Politics – How much can a mayor impact public education?

October 22, 2009
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Public school education in the city of Boston has not been better in years, yet it remains tenuous due to factors that cannot be controlled. Exhortations by the Flaherty-Yoon mayoral candidates that Mayor Thomas Menino has somehow dropped the ball on public school education and that they can change public school education to everything...

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Obituaries – 10-22-09

October 22, 2009
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Rosetta ‘Rose’ Pagliuca-Varano East Boston resident Rosetta "Rose" (Catricala) Pagliuca-Varano of East Boston died on October 19. She was the beloved wife of Antonio Pagliuca; loving mother of Nicola "Nick" Varano and his wife, Michelle, of Lynnfield, Rosanna, Angela and Tonia Pagliuca, all of East Boston; dear sister of Ada Luti of Lynnfield and...

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We’re still waiting …. New runway has done little to ease delays

October 14, 2009
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We’re still waiting …. New runway has done little to ease delays

Hindsight is always 20/20. And when it comes to East Boston residents and Massport, the future usually comes out the way that the residents predicted. Ten years ago, residents said that if Massport was allowed to lift a 27-year old injunction and build Runway 14/32 at Logan International Airport, the airport’s historic delay problem...

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East Boston Men’s Hockey League

October 14, 2009
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Team GP Wins Loses Ties Points GF GA Woody’s Liquors 3 3 0 0 6 22 13 Demo Solutions 3 2 1 0 4 23 14 Sound Decision 3 1 2 0 2 20 16 Comets 1 1 0 0 2 8 6 Hatrick Sportswear 3 0 3 0 0 10 33 E.B. Yacht...

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Jets improve to 4-1 with a convincing victory over West Roxbury, 43-8

October 14, 2009
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The East Boston High Schools Jets football team has improved to 4-1 with another stella display of offensive prowess against West Roxbury. The Jets beat the Raiders 43-8 last Friday. The Jets took off in the very first quarter scoring 21 unanswered points. Mike Lockley caught a 27 pass from Troy Williams for a...

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Governor announces significant changes to WIC program

October 14, 2009
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Hundreds of local families benefit from the program and while its helped keep food on the tables and children fed something needed to be changed. The foods provided by Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program have not changed significantly since its inception in 1974, despite new dietary recommendations to eat less fat, more...

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Jazz at 303 Cafe? Sounds like a great idea

October 14, 2009
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I headed down to 303 Café Saturday to meet a friend and to listen to some jazz. While there, I had a beer with an acquaintance and ended up meeting a newcomer to East Boston. That’s the scene now a days at this popular neighborhood eatery. 303 has cultivated a vibe that is comfortable...

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