Monthly Archives: March 2010

BPL meets with East Boston residents about closures, how they affect the neighborhood

March 31, 2010
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BPL meets with East Boston residents about closures, how they affect the neighborhood

By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com At a meeting hosted by the Boston Public Library’s President Amy Ryan inside the Harborside Community Center Saturday, the discussion ranged from the inability of one strategically placed ‘new’ library in East Boston to serve the entire population to how the closing of one or both branch libraries will affect...

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Sisters help power Northeastern to a club championship

March 31, 2010
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Sisters help power Northeastern to a club championship

Sisters Breanna and McKenzie Powers, lifelong residents of East Boston and graduates of East Boston High School play for the Northeastern University Women’s Club Hockey Team. After a perfect 24-0-0 season the Huskies were off to Minneapolis, MN for the American Collegiate Hockey Association National Championship Tournament. Northeastern swept the tournament defeating South Dakota...

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LaMattina partners with NUBE to boost participation

March 31, 2010
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LaMattina partners with NUBE to boost participation

By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com Two weeks ago, Mayor Thomas Menino was in East Boston to encourage the immigrant community to take part, and pride for that matter, in this year’s census. However, elected officials and community leaders are concerned that East Boston is falling dangerously behind the rest of Boston and the country when...

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Cahill gets to work

March 31, 2010
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By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com Treasurer Tim Cahill was right back where he feels most comfortable campaigning–here among the blue collared people of the North Shore. In his bid to capture the Massachusetts Governor’s seat, Cahill made campaign stops last week in East Boston, Lynn and Everett talking about his family’s working class roots in...

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Operating Room – Movers and shakers mark the passage of health care reform bill in East Boston

March 31, 2010
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The recently passed health care reform bill brought a number of heavy hitters to East Boston last Friday to tout the bill in front of the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center. It was an afternoon of great theater for Senator John Kerry, Representative Ed Markey and our own Congressman Mike Capuano – all of...

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Internet Cafe – New business on Meridian Street deserves a beer and wine license

March 31, 2010
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There is a new business about to locate on Meridian Street that is going to be East Boston’s first ever Internet café – in other words, this is a business that will cater to those who will frequent an environment that offers the Internet and good food and drink. This is exactly the type...

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Arrest Report 03-31-2010

March 31, 2010
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Monday, March 22 Eugene Preyl of 31 Sabino Farm Rd, Peabody, was arrested and charged with operating without a driver’s license. Danielle Rosatone of 131 Chestnut Street, Everett, was arrested and charged with possession of Class E drugs. Tuesday, March 23 No arrests. Wednesday, March 24 Yesina Pacheco of 53 Vine Street, Lynn, was...

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Obituaries 03-31-2010

March 31, 2010
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Scott Panzini Winthrop resident Scott E. Panzini of Winthrop died on March 12. He was the beloved son of Edward and Eileen (Ferland) Panzini of Winthrop; dear brother of Robert Panzini and Laurie Ferullo, both of Winthrop and is also survived by loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral services were private and under the...

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Is there any way to clean up these dishes?

March 23, 2010
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Is there any way to clean up these dishes?

Last week while driving down Saratoga Street I noticed a Direct TV employee up on a ladder drilling a satellite dish onto the side of a home that already had four other dishes hanging off the side of the building. “Putting up another one?” I asked. “What’s it to you,” he said a little...

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Alleged drug syndicate shut down

March 23, 2010
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Several law enforcement agencies have broken up what they call a major drug ring operating in East Boston, Revere and Chelsea. Authorities have also arrested the ring’s leader and eight alleged co-conspirators in a Colombian drug syndicate that ran about a kilogram of cocaine each week through the three communities. Ferney Pereanez, aka Benito...

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