Monthly Archives: January 2010

Second slice – Santarpio’s will open another location in Peabody Family hopes to open new restaurant in May at old Bennigan’s site

January 28, 2010
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Second slice – Santarpio’s will open another location in Peabody Family hopes to open new restaurant in May at old Bennigan’s site

While some things at Santarpio’s Pizza in East Boston have changed–the duct taped seat cushions have been replaced with wood benches, gone are the gerber baby food cheese shakers and the wine that was once in a box is now served from a bottle–there is one thing that will never change and that’s the...

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Jets hand undefeated New Mission its first loss

January 27, 2010
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Jets hand undefeated New Mission its first loss

Suffering their first loss of the season against Franklin High didn’t seem to shake up the confidence of the East Boston High School basketball team one bit. The Jets were able to topple undefeated New Mission High School 68-66 last Sunday Night at Emanuel College during a nail bitter that was back in forth...

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EPA unveils new de-icing regulations; controversy looms

January 27, 2010
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EPA unveils new de-icing regulations; controversy looms

New guidelines proposed by the country’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding how planes are deiced at the nation’s major airports and how de-icing fluid is collected and treated is shaping up to be the next fight between Massport and environmental activists in East Boston. Under the EPA’s proposed regulations, Logan and five other of...

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City steps up intervention and prevention efforts in neighborhood

January 27, 2010
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He was home, recovering from knee surgery when the news came that one of his aids, a local wonder boy known for getting the job done here in East Boston for the mayor, was busted for drugs. Mayor Thomas Menino wept. It’s been over a month since John Forbes was arrested by federal authorities...

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State of the State – Patrick skillfully takes center stage

January 27, 2010
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Governor Deval Patrick showed great oratorical skill when delivering his state of the state address last week. And for one shining moment on a cold winter night last week, everyone’s eyes were on the governor and the governor alone. And for that moment, he owned the state, again. But it is going to take...

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The New Maverick Square – New MBTA Station looks fantastic

January 27, 2010
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There is something very pleasing about the new Maverick Station MBTA structure. It is the central point of the grander Maverick Square renewal that is taking place. As a central point – all eyes are on it when coming into the square or leaving the square – and it is impressive and frankly, has...

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Obituaries 01-27-2010

January 27, 2010
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Eleanor Arinella Everett resident, formerly of East Boston Eleanor (Burke) Arinella of Everett, formerly of East Boston and Chelsea, died recently. A graduate of East Boston High School, Class of 1946, she was the beloved wife of James J. "Junior" Arinella, with whom she shared 60 years of marriage; cherished daughter of the late...

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City receives $13m to help homeowners

January 22, 2010
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City receives $13m to help homeowners

Tenants, and not homeowners, in East Boston are some of the biggest victims of the recent mortgage and foreclosure crisis that began last year. With a large percentage of local foreclosed homes being the traditional triple-deckers that make up the neighborhood, many tenants are forced to vacate the property once the landlord has allowed...

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Shared experience

January 22, 2010
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Shared experience

They stood in front of two senior classes at East Boston High School (EBHA) last Wednesday to have a town hall-style discussion about Martin Luther King Jr. in honor of the famed civil rights leader’s birthday. One is Governor of the Commonwealth, the other a successful educator and headmaster of the school. Both are...

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A Cause Worth Playing For

January 22, 2010
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The East Boston High School hockey team and hockey players from Boston area schools faced off at Porrazzo Rink in East Boston recently in a two-day hockey tournament to raise money for the Boston Medical Center (BMC) Breast Cancer Research Center. The Jets host the 5th Annual Deep Freeze high school hockey tournament, sponsored...

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