Monthly Archives: July 2010

Piers Park Sailing Center hosts U.S. Junior Sailing Championship

July 20, 2010
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Piers Park Sailing Center hosts U.S. Junior Sailing Championship

Piers Park Sailing Center on Boston Harbor last week hosted the U.S. Sailing’s Chubb U.S. Junior Sailing Championship. The country’s best junior sailors competed in the national semi-finals with the winners advancing to the National Championship in San Diego at Mission Bay Yacht Club. The regatta consisted of eight junior (14-18 years old) teams...

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Farm Central – A fresh, new beginning for weekly market By John Lynds

July 20, 2010
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Farm Central – A fresh, new beginning for weekly market By John Lynds

The East Boston Farmers Market, sponsored by the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) returned to Central Square in East Boston last Thursday with more fresh, locally grown produce than ever before. Farmers will be at the selling fruits and vegetables every Thursday from 3:00 to 6:30 p.m. through October 7. Community Initiatives Coordinator...

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Colombian ambassador visits East Boston

July 20, 2010
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Colombian ambassador visits East Boston

It was an exciting day for Colombians in East Boston this week as they had the rare opportunity to sit with their native country’s ambassador to the U.S. Ambassador Carolina Barco Isakson, the daughter of Colombia’s former president Virgilio Barco Vargas, held a special meeting Monday at Zumix on Sumner Street with Colombian political...

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Filing the necessary environmental reports is next stop in the process

July 20, 2010
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The state’s environmental secretary has approved the MBTA’s Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Red Line/Blue Line connector project. However, the MBTA’s DEIR will not satisfy all environmental studies and it must file a Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) according to Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Ian Bowles’ decision. There’s been a...

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Counterfeit charges filed against a brother-sister duo

July 20, 2010
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An East Boston man and his sister have both been arrested and arraigned in connection with using fake identities to create counterfeit checks and using those checks to steal over $120,000 from auto auction houses around the state. Amarildo Silva, 30, was arraigned on charges of Possession of Counterfeit Notes, Identity Fraud and Forging...

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Slots at the Tracks? – In the end, compromise will prevail

July 20, 2010
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Governor Deval Patrick has said he will not sign a casino bill that provides slot machines for four racetracks in Massachusetts. State Senate President Therese Murray – and the senate – has essentially said the same thing. Only House Speaker Robert DeLeo and the House have voted to order slots into the four tracks...

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Arrest Report 07-20-2010

July 20, 2010
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Monday, July 12 Thomas William Defrietas of 134 Trenton Street, East Boston, was arrested on a warrant for possession of Class B drugs. Ismael Gonzalez of 6 Marginal Street, East Boston, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. Tuesday, July 13 Erick Flores of Woodside, NY, was arrested and charged with assault & battery...

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Obituaries 07-20-2010

July 20, 2010
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Giulio Imperioso Of Revere, formerly of East Boston Giulio Imperioso of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on July 18. He was employed by the City of Revere and was a US Navy veteran of World War II. The beloved husband of the late Edith (Walles) Imperioso with whom he shared 36 years of...

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The track’s time is now – Officials honor the oval’s rich history, look forward to better days ahead

July 14, 2010
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The track’s time is now – Officials honor the oval’s rich history, look forward to better days ahead

Seventy Five years ago the nation was in the throws of the Great Depression, a gigantic dust bowl raged in America’s prairie lands and Franklin D. Roosevelt was pitching his New Deal to the country. On the marshy border between East Boston and Revere, after pari-mutuel wagering was legalized in the state, Suffolk Downs...

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Santarpio’s featured on Food Network show

July 14, 2010
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Santarpio’s featured on Food Network show

The rivalry continues and East Bostonians maybe a little down today after watching the television show, “Food Feuds.” On Monday, during the final taping of the Food Network’s new show ‘Food Feuds’ the network, albeit wrongly, named Pizzeria Regina, that chain that started in the North End and grew to 15 restaurants comprised of...

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