Monthly Archives: April 2010

Quicker is Better – Senate slow-down makes no sense

April 21, 2010
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During the first two years of the Civil War, the Union Army was camped on the banks of the Potomac River. General Robert E. Lee’s army was embanked on the other side, at times, almost within site of the Union Army observers. President Lincoln’s chief General George McClellan repeatedly asked Lincoln for more troops...

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Arrest Report 04-21-2010

April 21, 2010
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Monday, April 12 Jorge Rivera of 114 Kimball Avenue, Revere, was arrested and charged with distribution of Class B drugs & conspiracy to violate the drug laws. Leidy Diaz of 215 Walnut Street, Revere, was arrested and charged with distribution of Class B drugs & conspiracy to violate the drug laws. Erika Rodriguez of...

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Obituaries 04-21-2010

April 21, 2010
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Beatriz Bajana East Boston resident Beatriz (Bonilla) Bajana of East Boston died on April 16. She was the beloved wife of the late Alfonso Bajana; loving mother of Amelia Sanchez and her husband, Faustino, of Peabody, Alfonso Bajana and his wife, Yanira, of Revere, Nancy Quintero and her husband, Milton, of East Boston, Javier...

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What community policing is all about

April 7, 2010
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What community policing is all about

On a warm Friday afternoon Sergeant George Carino and Community Police Officer Gary Marino were in the neighborhood working a traffic detail for East Boston’s annual Good Friday procession when they were approached by a group of teens hanging out, enjoying their day off from school. Right off the bat you could tell the...

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Petruccelli abstains, but bill moves forward

April 7, 2010
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Petruccelli abstains, but bill moves forward

Senator Anthony Petruccelli, who represents the district most likely to host a full-scale, resort-style casino, was one of five senators who abstained from taking part in a vote by a key legislative committee supporting casino gaming in the state. The Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies, of which Petruccelli is a member,...

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Project is on time and on budget

April 7, 2010
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The very attractive, and very tall, Chelsea Street Bridge being built to replace the aging drawbridge is still on track and on budget according to Consultant for the project, John Vitagliano. Now visible from East Boston, the set of steel trusses that will hold the bridge that will connect Eastie to Chelsea are halfway...

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Meetings scheduled on New Street Development

April 7, 2010
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It could be the waterfront development project that gives other developers that have been dragging their feet for the better part of decade the confidence to put shovels in the ground along East Boston’s shoreline. This month there will be two meetings regarding the proposed New Street Development located at 6-26 New St. near...

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Arrest Report 04-07-2010

April 7, 2010
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Monday, March 29 Antonio Lopez of 40 Morris Street, East Boston, was arrested and charged with breaking & entering of a motor vehicle in the night time. Jeffrey Lugo of 90 Columbia Road, Dorchester, was arrested and charged with receiving stolen property. Eric Gugliemi of 96 Judson Street, Malden, was arrested on a warrant...

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Count On It – Casino gambling looks like a done deal

April 7, 2010
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House Speaker Robert DeLeo’s expanded gambling bill was released to the public and voted on a day later by a House committee that reported it to the floor of the House for further action. That action is expected next week and if all goes according to the script, the expanded gambling bill will be...

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Obituaries 04-07-2010

April 7, 2010
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Mary Ferullo Garment industry retiree Mary Ferullo of East Boston died on April 4. Ms. Ferullo worked in the garment industry until her retirement and was a member of Local 80D ILGWU. She enjoyed having her family gather at her house every Sunday for dinner, spending weekends at her sister Helen’s house in Peabody,...

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