Monthly Archives: March 2010

Check up: EBNHC receives go-ahead from the BRA

March 23, 2010
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The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center is one step closer to making its ambitious plan to construct a brand new state-of-the-art health facility in Maverick Square a reality. Last week the EBNHC and its project team received Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) approval to raze an existing service station building on the proposed site between...

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Sousa and Amodeo honored by Gridiron Club

March 23, 2010
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East Boston High School head football coach John Sousa and senior captain Brandon Amodeo were honored by the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston and the Massachusetts High School Football Coaches Association at their 12th annual high school football awards banquet. Sousa received the William H. Ohrenberger Award for being the high school coach of...

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Arrest Report 03-23-2010

March 23, 2010
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Monday, March 15 Edwin Rentas of 61 Eutaw Street, East Boston, was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle without a license & also 3 outstanding warrants for the same offense. Tuesday, March 16 District Seven officers & Boston school police officers arrested a 16 year old male for trespassing inside of the...

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Health Care for All – But at what cost?

March 23, 2010
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The Democrats celebrated a triumph when the health care reform bill passed Sunday. It was a victory for the 30 million or so Americans who cannot afford to have health insurance. It was also a victory for those who have children or family members applying for health insurance with pre-existing conditions. They can no...

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Obituaries 03-24-2010

March 23, 2010
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Albert Pantano 36 year Bartender at Jevelli’s in East Boston Albert W. Pantano of Everett, formerly of Revere and Somerville, died on March 20. He was 81 years old. A US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, he was a member of VFW Post 6712 and the Revere Loyal Order of the Moose. He...

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Senator Petruccelli: Put casino legislation in the hands of voters

March 19, 2010
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Senator Petruccelli: Put casino legislation in the hands of voters

Citing its potential for job creation, infrastructure improvements and a solid way to shore up the state’s $250 million thoroughbred industry, Senator Anthony Petruccelli said he would support a plan to construct a resort-style casino at Suffolk Downs Racetrack. However, in the end, said Petruccelli, the decision will be in the hands of East...

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Square roots Residents help give shape to Central Sq. project

March 19, 2010
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Square roots Residents help give shape to Central Sq. project

The second in a series of community input meeting regarding the redevelopment of Central Square took place last week at the East Boston Social Centers. Attendance at future meetings, said city officials, will be crucial to the design and success of the project. “After all this is going to be your square,” said City...

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Residents warned about potential Census scams

March 19, 2010
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Census officials are warning residents about potential census scams by identity theft criminals looking to obtain your personal information, like a social security number, illegally. Beginning this month the U.S. Census Bureau will send out a short questionnaire to every household in East Boston in an effort to collect important demographic data. As a...

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St. Mary’s Cheerleading team advances to New Englands; three Eastie residents on the squad

March 19, 2010
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By Cary Shuman The St. Mary’s High School (Lynn) basketball cheerleading squad, led by coach Beverly Richards Buckley, has earned a berth in the New England Cheerleading Tournament. The squad claimed its spot among the elite as a result of its fifth-place finish in the Massachusetts State finals Sunday at Wachussett Regional High School....

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Arrest Report 03-19-2010

March 19, 2010
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March 8 Jose Maldonado of 318 Revere Beach Parkway, Revere, was arrested and charged with operating under the influence. David Leon a homeless male was arrested and charged with breaking & entering of a dwelling house and possession of burglarious tools. Patricia Krahn of 102 Crest Avenue, Revere, was arrested and charged with shoplifting....

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