Monthly Archives: September 2010

Finding (and saving) Nemo

September 30, 2010
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Finding (and saving) Nemo

I think we can all agree that East Boston is not short of weird stories but this one takes the cake. A massive effort was recently undertaken to save an animal off the shores of Eastie. No it wasn’t a harbor seal, or a beached dolphin or a small whale tangled in a fishing...

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Belle Isle Bridge slated for much-needed repairs

September 30, 2010
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Belle Isle Bridge slated for much-needed repairs

Fourteen years ago when Jim Costin bought Belle Isle Seafood on the East Boston side of the Belle Isle/Winthrop Bridge he was nervous. “There were rumblings and talk about re-doing the bridge back then but nothing ever happened,” said Costin. Now, the project to make much-needed improvements to sure up the structural integrity of...

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Shhhhhh! – Library meeting is long on talk, short on news

September 30, 2010
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Shhhhhh! – Library meeting is long on talk, short on news

Residents went to the Meridian Street Branch of the Boston Public Library expecting to hear a major announcement about the future of the library branches in East Boston and the construction of brand new state-of-the-art facility. However, they were met with tight-lipped officials. While the East Boston Times reported last week that a site...

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Lynn man sentenced to 15 years for shooting spree outside an East Boston restaurant

September 30, 2010
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The Lynn man who went on a shooting rampage on Thanksgiving morning back in 2008 outside an East Boston restaurant was sentenced to at least 15 years in prison this week. The shooting seriously injuring three people and left one with permanent brain damage. Ramon Altagracia, 31, who was living as Holvin Cruz, at...

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East Boston Mens Hockey League kicks off its second season of spirited competition

September 30, 2010
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The highly anticipated second season for the East Boston Mens Hockey League kicked off Tuesday evening, September 14th at the Porazzo Rink. Anyone who made it out to the rink for Tuesdays games were sure to be impressed with the skill and talent that was on display that evening and will be all year...

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The Governor’s Race – Candidates love East Boston

September 30, 2010
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A great deal of political capital and time has been spent in East Boston by Governor Deval Patrick and his opponents Charlie Baker and State Treasurer Tim Cahill. They have all visited here multiple times in the past few months – with the governor especially active in East Boston for the past year. In...

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Arrest Report 09-30-2010

September 30, 2010
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Monday, September 20 Jonathan Patino of 28 Amory Street, Lynn, was arrested and charged with assault & battery on a police officer. Scott Clark of 234 West 3rd Street, South Boston, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for operating an unregistered motor vehicle. Alexander Powe of 119 Sumner Street, East Boston, was arrested and...

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Obituaries 09-30-2010

September 30, 2010
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Vincent Iandolo East Boston resident Vincent R. Iandolo of East Boston died on September 25. A US Air Force veteran, he was the beloved husband of more than 52 Years of Anna (Marrama) Iandolo, he was the devoted father of Denise Risti and her husband, Stephen, and Sharon Russo and her husband, Joseph, all...

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Baker packs ‘em in at Ecco

September 22, 2010
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Baker packs ‘em in at Ecco

If you asked the 100 or so East Bostonians that packed Ecco Restaurant on Monday night to catch a glimpse of Gubernatorial Candidate Charlie Baker who was going to win the Massachusetts Governorship, the answer unequivocally would be Baker. It’s hard to imagine, with the local political backing from some and the support of...

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Abandoned baby found, unharmed, on Saratoga St.

September 22, 2010
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Abandoned baby found, unharmed, on Saratoga St.

Less than a hundred yards from where a infant baby boy was abandoned in an alley on Saratoga Street early Monday morning, City Councilor Sal LaMattina, Representative Carlo Basile and members of Baby Safe Haven held a press conference to bring awareness to safe haven drop off stations for newborns throughout the city. “Today...

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