Monthly Archives: September 2010

Climate Change – Summer is going … going … gone?

September 16, 2010
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We have all noticed how the weather changed immediately following Labor Day. Many of us wonder how the weather can change so fast in so short a time just because it is Labor Day? The change is so dramatic and noticeable that many of us have begun closing our windows and using heavier bed...

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Arrest Report 09-16-2010

September 16, 2010
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September 7 Victor Restrepo of 459 Meridian Street, East Boston, was arrested and charged with operating to endanger & operating without a license. Jairo Acevedo of 76 Trenton Street, East Boston, was arrested on warrants for operating with a suspended license. Lindomar DaSilva of 4 Brooks Street, East Boston, was arrested and charged with...

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Obituaries 09-16-2010

September 16, 2010
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Richard ‘Richie’ Morabito Died recently Richard "Richie" Morabito died recently. He was 83 years old. He leaves his loving wife of 30 years, Venita (Christophe) Morabito. He was the brother of the late Bill, Mike, Dom, Lenny, Sadie (Washburn) and Dolly Botte and also leaves three sons, Richard and his wife Mary, Dominic, John...

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A welcome sign of autumn: The Annual Harvest Festival

September 10, 2010
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A welcome sign of autumn: The Annual Harvest Festival

It’s that time a year when a festival rolls around that reminds us the summer is fading into the past and the fall with its changing colors is arriving very soon. As the temperatures dip into the low 70s its time to break out the sweaters that have been tucked away since Memorial Day...

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Jets have high hopes for the fall

September 10, 2010
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Jets have high hopes for the fall

As the kids head back to school this week, all eyes will be on the East Boston Jets football team and its new coach John Parziale. Parziale has worked under the Boston City League dynasty created by John Sousa over the past 14-years. Parziale will be assisted by coach Ryan Conway and former Jets...

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Mayor vows to take steps to crack down on ‘firetraps’

September 10, 2010
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Following the dangerous blaze that destroyed an old warehouse in Roxbury Mayor Thomas Menino has vowed to get tough on what he considers ‘firetraps’ in Boston, which includes several East Boston properties. Menino has created an abandoned property task force. The task force will be charged with monitoring these potentially dangerous properties in an...

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Family devastated by the murder of pizza delivery man

September 10, 2010
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The callous murder of Richel Nova, 58, last week has devastated friends and family here because Nova was, by all accounts, a caring man and described as a ‘saint’ by many in the community. He adored his children who all did well in life. His twin 20-year-old daughters both graduated from the prestigious Boston...

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American Resolve – Remembering the anniversary of 9/11

September 10, 2010
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We again mark the terrorist attacks launched upon us on September 11, 2001. We again remember the dead from those attacks – and we remember and recall the memories of those who have died fighting terrorism since we decided to go after those who would destroy our way of life if given the chance....

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Arrest Report 09-10-2010

September 10, 2010
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Monday, August 23 Guillermo Molina Lopez of 34 Barnes Avenue, East Boston, was arrested and charged with operating without a license. Adrian Fernandez Rocha of 19 Marion Street, East Boston, was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of alcohol. Brian Horn of 140 Saratoga Street, East Boston, was arrested on an outstanding...

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Obituaries 09-10-2010

September 10, 2010
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Constance Silva, 93 Peabody resident Constance "Connie" Ann (Zevolo) Silva of Peabody, formerly of East Boston, died peacefully on September 6 at Kaplan Family Hospice, Danvers. She was 93 years old. She was the wife of the late Alfred F. Silva Sr., and the mother of the late Alfred F. Silva Jr. She is...

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