Monthly Archives: October 2010

Blue Hills ends East Boston’s three-game winning streak

October 21, 2010
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After losing their first game 24 to 6 against Austin Prep during the season opener the East Boston High School football team went on a tear beating Dorchester 32-0, Amesbury 42-26, Charlestown 8-0 and West Roxbury 28-20. The Jets headed into the game against Blue Hills Friday with a 4-1 record but the winning...

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Track will pay tribute to Ask Queenie on October 30

October 21, 2010
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Ask Queenie, one of the most decorated Massachusetts-bred thoroughbreds of all time, has been retired after a brilliant eight-year career that included 20 state-bred stakes wins at Suffolk Downs. In recognition of her outstanding achievements, Suffolk Downs will salute Ask Queenie on Saturday, October 30. The nine-year-old daughter of Key Contender out of Time...

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Question 3 – More will be said than done

October 21, 2010
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The State sales tax has risen to 6.25%. A ballot measure to cut the sales tax to 3% has generated an enormous response from residents across the commonwealth. Democrats and Republicans alike share the belief that the sales tax should be cut. By how much and when is the question. If the sales tax...

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Foreclosures – Many homeowners are facing a harsh reality

October 21, 2010
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Not even the most liberal among us believe that those who cannot pay their mortgages should have the government make the payments for them or to defer the inevitable by putting off a foreclosure. The real estate bust was caused by wild speculation and irresponsibility all around. All of us who own homes or...

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Arrest Report 10-21-2010

October 21, 2010
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Monday, October 11 Jose Lara of 40 Rockway Street, Lynn, was arrested and charged with possession of a dangerous weapon (Brass knuckles). Jose Roberto Santos of 165 Marion Street, East Boston, was arrested and charged with indecent exposure. Tuesday, October 12 Edgar Colon of 45 Chelsea Street, East Boston, was arrested on several outstanding...

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Obituaries 10-21-2010

October 21, 2010
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Irene Gordon Of Lynn, formerly of East Boston Irene Gordon of Lynn, formerly of East Boston, died on October 18. She was the beloved mother of Michele Gordon and Frankie "Fatty" Casaletto, both of East Boston; cherished grandmother of Cynthia Cintron, Natalie Pabon, Maya Ortiz and Juel Prince, all of East Boston. The family...

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Red, White and I Do – 28 take part in naturalization ceremony at Piers Park

October 14, 2010
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Red, White and I Do – 28 take part in naturalization ceremony at Piers Park

On a cool, crisp autumn day, twenty-eight immigrants from countries like China, Haiti, Costa Rica, Colombia raised their right hands in Piers Park in East Boston and recited the Oath of Allegiance to the United States of America thus becoming Naturalized U.S. Citizens. The oath was administered Tuesday at the park by Judge Samantha...

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Organizers ready to begin preliminary design study for much-anticipated project

October 14, 2010
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Organizers ready to begin preliminary design study for much-anticipated project

With community and political support growing for the plan to connect Bremen Street Park to Constitution Beach thus finally connecting one end of East Boston to the other via a continuous park system, organizers of the plan say they have begun a preliminary design study. With elected officials and residents trying to sway Massport...

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Thirteen displaced in two-alarm blaze

October 14, 2010
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The vacant half of a duplex building that should have been on Boston’s new list of potentially dangerous properties was burned during a two-alarm blaze over the weekend. The fire broke out at the vacant 16 Chelsea Street early Saturday morning and spread to the other side to displace 13 adults and three children....

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Will LaMattina become the next City Council president?

October 14, 2010
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Will City Councilor Sal LaMattina be the Council’s next president? Maybe not during the first round of voting when the Council convenes to elect its president in January. However, LaMattina will most likely by elected during the second or third round after others that are jockeying for the key position find they don’t have...

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