Monthly Archives: August 2010

East Boston Little League wraps up an outstanding season – Cubs, Cardinals win titles; President Joe Gerardi leads hard-working board

August 25, 2010
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East Boston Little League wraps up an outstanding season – Cubs, Cardinals win titles; President Joe Gerardi leads hard-working board

Congratulations to first-year president Joe Gerardi and all players from East Boston Little League for a great 2010 season. President Joe Gerardi and the board of directors would like to take this time to thank all sponsors and donors for contributing toward the 2010 season. Special thanks go out to all coaches, parents, and...

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Suzanne English-Merullo will be accountable

August 25, 2010
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Suzanne English-Merullo will be accountable

If you’re looking for someone that has a growing concern for the lack of accountability in state government, then Suzanne English-Merullo’s your candidate. English-Merullo is running for Massachusetts Governor’s Council–the governmental body that provides advice and consent in certain matters such as judicial nominations, pardons, and commutations to the governor–in the upcoming statewide election....

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AirInc looking to turn unused land into park pathway

August 25, 2010
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AirInc looking to turn unused land into park pathway

It’s been off limits since the September 11 terrorist attacks due to its proximity to Logan International Airport but since banning the public from a small sliver of land at the airport’s Northwest Service Area, Massport has tried to put a 1,700 car parking lot and now a Bus Depot. Activist have tried for...

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More trucks through East Boston with new signed contract

August 25, 2010
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East Bostonians should get use to more trucks and congestion along the Route 1A corridor on McClellan Highway because one of the year’s largest airfreight leases near Logan Airport has been signed. Agility Global Integrated Logistics, a provider of supply chain solutions for technology, retail, chemicals, and other industries, has expanded its local presence...

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The death of Wonderland

August 25, 2010
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Wonderland Dog Racing Track closed last week. The track shut its doors without much notice on a lazy Friday morning at the end of summer. Thus ended a track with a seven-decade history and an industry in one fell swoop. The end was coming but was hastened by the failure of the state to...

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Meridian Market at St. Anthony’s

August 25, 2010
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If you’re heading over to the feast of St. Anthony in the North End this weekend, you will find a pleasant surprise. Meridian Market has taken a place on Endicott Street. The Noviellos will be cooking up great Italian treats that will certainly be noticed among all the others. When you get there and...

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Arrest Report 08-25-2010

August 25, 2010
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Monday, August 16 Kevin Daniel Murphy of 107 Falcon Street, East Boston, was arrested and charged with possession & distribution of Class D marijuana within 1000ft of a school. David King of 158 Rent Avenue, Medford, was arrested and charged with operating without a license. Miguel Landaverde of 15 James Street, Lynn, was arrested...

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Obituaries 08-25-2010

August 25, 2010
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Joseph Bonfiglio East Boston resident Joseph Bonfiglio of East Boston died on August 22. He was the beloved husband of Theresa (Bruno); loving father of Peter Bonfiglio and his wife, Rhonda; cherished grandfather of Joseph, Nicole and Jodi Ann. His Funeral Mass was held on Tuesday at Sacred Heart Church, East Boston. Arrangements were...

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Full speed ahead – Chatowksy charts a course for his career as an artist

August 12, 2010
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Full speed ahead – Chatowksy charts a course for his career as an artist

When artist David Chatowsky was commissioned to paint Jersey Barriers at the ongoing HarborArts outdoor exhibit at the Boston Shipyard and Marina on Marginal Street he was encouraged by locals to paint a clipper ship. “Everyone kept telling me ‘you have to do a clipper ship’ and I kept hearing about the Flying Cloud,”...

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A sweet graduation for these sixteen

August 12, 2010
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A sweet graduation for these sixteen

In the small press room in the old Logan Airport Tower, a group of employees gathered last Wednesday for a special event. Sixteen Massport workers from East Boston and surrounding communities working various custodial jobs throughout the airport reached an important milestone, graduating from Massport’s English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESL) class. The...

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