Monthly Archives: June 2010

Apprentice jockey notches first career victory on the Eastie oval

June 10, 2010
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Apprentice jockey notches first career victory on the Eastie oval

Apprentice jockey Jorge Fuller Vargas, son of former New England jockeys Abby Fuller and Jorge Vargas, recorded the first win of his career on Saturday at Suffolk Downs before an appreciative crowd of 6,813. After trailing the field for the first half-mile, Vargas improved position aboard Morgan, a three-year-old filly, before surging past the...

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Out of hiding – Escapee turns himself in without incident

June 10, 2010
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Out of hiding – Escapee turns himself in without incident

The man who jumped out of a Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department prisoner transportation van outside of the East Boston District Court, stole a Boston Public Works truck and led police on a car chase through Chelsea, Revere, Everett, and Malden before abandoning the vehicle and fleeing on foot Friday was caught last night in...

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Vazza’s sells Henry St. property to the EBNHC

June 10, 2010
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Vazza’s sells Henry St. property to the EBNHC

Owners of Vazza’s Funeral Home, whose roots in East Boston go back to the 1920s, have sold their location here at 11 Henry St. in Maverick Square to make room for the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s ambitious plan to construct a brand new state-of-the-art facility in the square. The early 1900s brick building,...

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Residents rally to the aid of Grove Street victims

June 10, 2010
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The East Boston community has rallied to help the victims of the Gove Street fire that killed two people. A fund with an initial deposit of $1,000 from East Boston Savings Bank (EBSB) has been established to benefit the families affected by the May 29 fire. The initial deposit led to wave of generosity...

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It’s Not Enough – Firefighters offer is inadequate

June 10, 2010
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Let’s face it. If Boston’s firefighters were asking for a 19% raise and the economy was flying and unemployment was low and business expansion was robust, would anyone care? But the economy is retrograde. It is weak and ineffectual when compared to three years ago. In fact, the national economy and the local economy...

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Arrest Report 06-09-2010

June 10, 2010
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Monday, May 24 No arrests. Tuesday, May 25 Carlos Valencia of 472 Saratoga Street, East Boston was arrested and charged with violation auto laws Brendan Daddario of 25 Richard Street, Medford was arrested for possession of class C and E Wednesday, May 26 Henry Robert Boyd of 236 Bennington Street, East Boston was arrested...

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Obituaries 06-09-2010

June 10, 2010
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Arthur Sordello Sr. Revere resident Arthur J. Sordello Sr. of Revere died on June 5. He was the beloved husband of 54 years of Serafina "Lena" Sordello; devoted father of Deborah Carignan of Peabody, Ralph and his fiancé, Patricia Farago, of Winthrop, Arthur J. Jr and his wife, Susan, of Topsfield, and Mario of...

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