Monthly Archives: March 2010

Growing Better – Maverick Gardens is a shining example of positive development

March 19, 2010
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The new Maverick Gardens development is an example of a building project well done. The development is esthetic, with a great design sense and as time passes, residents have come to appreciate how well built the units are and how well maintained the project remains since it was finished a relatively short time ago....

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Obituaries 03-17-2010

March 19, 2010
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Ann Gianturco Chelsea school nurse Ann R. (Marino) Gianturco RN of Chelsea, formerly of Orient Heights East Boston, died on February 26. She was in her 95th year. Mrs. Gianturco graduated from East Boston High School, Class of 1932 and received her RN from the Medfield State Hospital School of Nursing. She worked at...

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Body checks AIT units unveiled inside Terminal A

March 11, 2010
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Body checks AIT units unveiled inside Terminal A

Media outlets and bystanders waiting to board their flights inside Terminal A got a sneak peak of the new airport security technology unveiled at a press conference last Friday at Logan Airport. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Logan would be one of the first airports to receive advanced imaging technology (AIT) units purchased...

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EBNHC holds first public meeting about its state-of-the-art facility in Maverick Sq.

March 11, 2010
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EBNHC holds first public meeting about its state-of-the-art facility in Maverick Sq.

There were the usual questions about parking and traffic but all in all the neighborhood seemed to be overwhelmingly in favor of the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s (EBNHC) proposal to construct a brand new, state-of-the-art facility in Maverick Square. At a Boston Redevelopment Authority meeting held last Thursday at Maverick Landing, members of...

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Rep. Basile supports CORI reform legislation

March 11, 2010
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Operating under the theory that good jobs and putting people to work here in East Boston can break the cycle of poverty, depression, and crime in the community, a group of local activists marched at the end of February to urge lawmakers to pass Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) law reform. The CORI law...

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Dawn of a new Knight – East Boston entry set to join Yawkey League

March 11, 2010
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By Cary Shuman For the Free Press Baseball is returning to East Boston in a big way this summer. Geoffrey Harris and Eric Bellavia, co-owners of the East Boston Knights, are leading the team into its inaugural season in the Yawkey Baseball League, an amateur loop for players ages 18 and over that has...

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The Libraries – East Boston might be caught in the middle

March 11, 2010
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With two branch libraries, East Boston is a likely contender to lose at least one of them in the round of closings that are expected as part of a streamlining of the Boston Public Library. If one of two is lost in this neighborhood, it is not the end of the world, although many...

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Chelsea St. Bridge – A connection between the past and future

March 11, 2010
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East Boston residents with an interest in extraordinary building and construction projects should ride by the Chelsea Street Bridge everyday. If you do this, you will experience the ongoing construction of a brand new and architecturally exciting steel bridge over the Chelsea River, which connects Chelsea with East Boston. There has been a drawbridge...

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Obituaries 03-10-2010

March 11, 2010
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Rose Chiofilo Medford resident Rose (Miraglia) Chiofilo of Medford died on March 7. The beloved wife of the late Samuel Chiofilo, she was the loving mother of Frank Chiofilo of Boston and John Chiofilo of Medford; treasured mother in law of Maria Chiofilo of East Boston and Donna Scola of Stoneham; cherished grandmother of...

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PPSC honored for its services for disabled sailors

March 4, 2010
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PPSC honored for its services for disabled sailors

U.S. Sailing hosted its National Sailing Programs Symposium (NSPS) in League City, Texas recently and East Boston’s very own Piers Park Sailing Center was awarded the 2009 Outstanding Program for Disabled Sailors. In 2005, PPSC was granted funding from the Lead to Opportunities for Youth with Disabilities initiative to design and develop youth sailing...

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