Monthly Archives: November 2009

Early Education Center earns its re-accreditation from the NAEYC

November 19, 2009
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It was the first Boston Public School (BPS) to earn a coveted National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accreditation back in 2004. On last Friday the East Boston Early Education Center (EEC) had more to celebrate. The BPS and NAEYC announced that the EEC has been reaccredited. The announcement launched a...

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Residents turn out in force at foreclosure rally

November 19, 2009
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It was the first Boston Public School (BPS) to earn a coveted National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accreditation back in 2004. On last Friday the East Boston Early Education Center (EEC) had more to celebrate. The BPS and NAEYC announced that the EEC has been reaccredited. The announcement launched a...

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Jets win North title, secure playoff spot

November 19, 2009
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In his last season as head coach of the The East Boston High School football team, Coach John Sousa got another present last Friday night as the Jets easily cruised by Madison Park 29-0 to clinch the North Title. The Jets also extended their win streak to 8 and are now 8-1 on the...

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Getting Interesting – Senatorial race heats up

November 19, 2009
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There is not much time remaining for Congressman Mike Capuano, Attorney General Martha Coakley, Celtics owner Stephen Pagliuca and City Year Founder Allan Khazei to make their case to the voters of Massachusetts. The special election senate primary to fill the seat left vacant by Senator Edward Kennedy’s death is three weeks away –...

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Obituaries 11-19-09

November 19, 2009
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Anna Marrotta Former East Boston Realtor Anna C. (Natale) Marotta of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on November 16. A former East Boston realtor, she was the beloved wife of the late Pasquale Marotta with whom she shared 13 years of marraige; loving mother of Mary Ann Marotta of Revere; cherished daughter of...

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Menino has a strong showing in Eastie as he wins a record fifth term

November 12, 2009
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Menino has a strong showing in Eastie as he wins a record fifth term

Mayor Thomas Menino was elected to a historic fifth term as Mayor of Boston cruising to victory past City Councilor Michael Flaherty Tuesday night, a night that he also did very well among East Boston voters. Although Flaherty, and his unofficial running mate, City Councilor Sam Yoon, put up a good fight it wasn’t...

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Study: There’s no arguing the benefits of debate teams

November 12, 2009
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Study: There’s no arguing the benefits of debate teams

At the height of the political season a few weeks ago voters sat down and watched political rivals debate the issues affecting Boston but did you know these structured arguments can actually improve one’s grades? A new study suggests that African-American students who participate in debate leagues like the one at East Boston High...

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Sousa wins his final home game as Jets extend winning streak to six

November 12, 2009
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Sousa wins his final home game as Jets extend winning streak to six

In his last home game during a stellar coaching career, East Boston High School football coach John Sousa not only got a big win against Boston English High School but was also presented with a plaque by the English High football coaching staff. Sousa and the Jets cruised past English 44-16, extending a six...

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EBHS boys soccer team wins the City League championship

November 12, 2009
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EBHS boys soccer team wins the City League championship

The East Boston High School boys soccer team captured the City League Title last week against Madison Park at Franklin Field by a score of 1-0 with only 4:30 left on the clock. After a Madison was called for handball, Eastie sent Carlos Andres Ruiz in for the penalty shot, which bounced off the...

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Cahill positions himself as the candidate for Everyman

November 12, 2009
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Of all the candidates vying for the State House’s corner office next year, there’s one gubernatorial candidate who, if elected, would be standing up for the average Joe. Treasurer Tim Cahill, who was in East Boston last week, comes off as the working class, no frills, blue collar Quincy native with a Boston University...

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