Monthly Archives: May 2010

City will enforce trash and litter ordinances

May 19, 2010
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It’s no secret that East Boston has long struggled with the daily occurrence of trash and litter on its streets. While there has been some major improvements in the overall appearance of the neighborhoods streets through new initiatives like adding more barrels to Eagle Hill, educating residents and business owners about proper trash storage...

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Crime stats are on the decline

May 19, 2010
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As the new captain of District 7 police station Frank Mancini has been riding a tidal wave of success as the men and woman under his supervision have been able to dramatically decrease crime in East Boston. Year to date there has been an overall 12 percent reduction in crime in neighborhood, with almost...

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Celtic Pride Hoop team drives toward another title

May 19, 2010
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It was like a return to yesterday when the Celtics beat Orlando over the weekend. The Celtics looked like Celtics champions of old – that is – proving on the court that a single superstar is no competition when faced with the collective talent of a team. The Celtics may or may not prevail,...

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Finish It – Residents deserve a completed health study

May 19, 2010
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Massport should pay for the completion of a nearly ten year study about the impact of the airport on local health because the state has no money to do so is a good idea. About $200,000 is needed to complete the study, which seeks to measure the effects of planes flying overhead on everyone’s...

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Arrest Report 05-19-2010

May 19, 2010
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Monday, May 10 Michael Kane of 413 Lebanon Street, Melrose, was arrested on 3 active warrants including larceny over $250.00. Thomas King of 23 Trustman Terrace, East Boston, was arrested on an active warrant for buying, receiving or concealing stolen goods. Michael Lonardo of 459 Meridian Street, East Boston, was arrested and charged with...

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Obituaries 05-19-2010

May 19, 2010
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Don Michele Caruso Known as "The King of Pizza" Don Michele Caruso died at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital on May ll. He was 80 years old. Mr. Caruso was born in Bellona, Italy to the late Angelo and Anna (Candiello) Caruso. He was raised in Bellona and joined the Federal Police where he served for...

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T officials unveil evacuation chairs

May 12, 2010
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T officials unveil evacuation chairs

At Maverick Station in East Boston last week, Boston Fire Commissioner Roderick Fraser and firefighters were greeted by MBTA General Manager Richard Davey, who formally presented the fire department with specialized evacuation chairs for emergencies on the transit system and elsewhere. The MBTA provided the Boston Fire Department with twenty more of these evacuation...

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Fanning leads Salem State to a school record 38 victories

May 12, 2010
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Fanning leads Salem State to a school record 38 victories

Salem State’s Katelynn Fanning of East Boston is a second-year player who has blossomed into a star, earning MVP honors as a sophomore. She earned All-MASCAC first team honors while pitching the Lady Vikings to a school-best 33-8-1 record. Salem State, which tied for the MASCAC conference regular season, won the tournament championship and...

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Residents push for the completion of health study

May 12, 2010
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The Jeffries Point neighborhood wants to see Massport pay for the completion of the Logan Airport Health Study before it throws it support behind or allows construction to begin on a consolidated rental car facility in the airport’s South West Service Area (SWSA). At a Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association (JPNA) meeting Monday night, Massport...

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Under-Utilized – The East Boston waterfront is ripe for development — and good ideas

May 12, 2010
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With the positive exception of a few developments on Sumner Street during the past five years, the East Boston waterfront remains as it has been, as it might always be – relatively empty and under-utilized and awaiting a great new day. The great years of the real estate expansion have come and gone. The...

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