Monthly Archives: January 2010

Good Luck, Neffo – Cappuccio is the right man for the job

January 13, 2010
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Neffo Cappuccio has been elected president of the East Boston Chamber of Commerce for the coming year. The choice is a good one as Cappuccio himself is a very successful businessman whose success is synonymous with the well being of the community that he calls his home. He knows all the players. He has...

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Obituaries 01-13-2010

January 13, 2010
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Joseph Pimentel Of New Hampshire, formerly of Saugus Joseph Pimentel of Sandown, New Hampshire, formerly of Saugus, died on January 11. A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was a past member of the Saugus Elks and a past employee of the Town of Saugus. He was the beloved husband of more...

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Much more than a name – A fitting tribute to Louis Porrazzo at the rink that bears his name

January 7, 2010
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Much more than a name – A fitting tribute to Louis Porrazzo at the rink that bears his name

All of 1st Lieutenant Louis Edward Porrazzo’s brothers were in attendance Saturday night. The brothers that fought along side him, laughed with him, cried with him and mourned him when he was killed in action in Vietnam on September 27, 1967. And it was upon his death that Porrazzo’s surviving sisters, Shelly DeMarco and...

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Historical Society takes shape in Eastie

January 7, 2010
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Historical Society takes shape in Eastie

They have their very own blog set up to get neighborhood kids and adults excited to learn about East Boston’s rich history from colonial days, through the age of clipper ships to the jet age. The blog is the working of East Boston’s new Historical Society–a new group comprised of students and teachers from...

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Menino fights to keep Yemeni LNG tanker from entering Boston Harbor

January 7, 2010
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While this week was time to celebrate for Mayor Thomas Menino, it was also a time to weigh in on some very serious matters of national security. Menino continued his fight to keep a Yemeni LNG (liquified natural gas) tanker from entering Boston Harbor next month and passing only a couple of hundred yards...

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Arrest Report 01-07-2010

January 7, 2010
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Monday, December 28 Giuseppe Lopriore of 210 Byron Street, East Boston, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for larceny. Tuesday, December 29 Allen Johnson of 38 Neptune Street, Lynn, was arrested and charged with unlawfully carrying a dangerous weapon. Wednesday, December 30 David Todisco of 55 Webster Street, East Boston, was arrested on an...

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The Mayor’s Fifth Term – Education needs to be a priority

January 7, 2010
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At Faneuil Hall on Monday morning, Thomas Menino made history by taking the oath for the Mayor’s office for a fifth time. While there were lighter moments as when Menino was swearing in the City Councilors and gave them the oath for the office of Mayor, Menino’s inaugural address outlined the four serious areas...

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Obituaries 01-07-2010

January 7, 2010
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Margaret Heffron East Boston resident Margaret (Savio) Heffron of East Boston died on January 3. The beloved wife of the late William J Heffron, she was the devoted mother of George Heffron of East Boston, Patricia Falcone and her husband, Louis, of Worcester, William Heffron and his wife, AnnMarie, of East Boston; dear sister...

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