Monthly Archives: October 2010

Renewing rivalries

October 14, 2010
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Three weeks into the season and things are certainly heating up in the EBMHL. Rivalrys have emerged and the competition has become quite fierce. In game 1, Bill Ashes took on the East Boston Yacht Club. Anchored by many key saves from goaltender Chris Grossmann, the EBYC prevailed 11-6. Once again the EBYC attack...

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Unlimited effort and heart

October 14, 2010
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The East Boston Jets Unlimited Team lost another tough one at the hands of The Waltham Devil Dogs. We put up a great fight once again, but a couple of fumbles and a few missed blocks and tackles made the tide turn against us. We are very proud of our boys, as their abilities...

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Jets win another GBL title

October 14, 2010
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The Jets took the field Sunday morning in Eastie with something to prove to themselves, their coaches and fans, they were either going to leave the field 2 time GBL champs and a 1st place seed into the play-offs or settle for second place and still squeak into the play-offs. Knowing these boys for...

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Obituaries 10-14-2010

October 14, 2010
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Robert Scaramozza Lifelong East Boston resident Robert A. “Rob” Scaramozza, a life long resident of East Boston, died on October 6 after a long and courageous battle with Kidney Disease. He was 50 years old. An employee of the National Fire Protection Association of Quincy, he was the loving son of the late Guido...

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Waiting and wondering…

October 6, 2010
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Waiting and wondering…

When Chris Marchi was walking along a stretch of East Boston land he and other community activists have been eying as a potential site to finally connect Eastie’s park system from Piers park to Constitution Beach he spotted a red foam ball. When he picked it up and turned it over handwritten on the...

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Predatory lending seen as primary culprit

October 6, 2010
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Predatory lending seen as primary culprit

At the height of the real estate boom five years ago when many three-family homes were selling in the $400K range, East Boston residents under-qualified for home loans were receiving special mortgages with hidden fees and interest rates that would eventually jump through the roof. Sadly, many of these residents were Latino and preyed...

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Room to grow – Massport will add plots to the Bremen Street garden

October 6, 2010
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Room to grow – Massport will add plots to the Bremen Street garden

Throughout the summer and fall the Bremen Street Park’s community garden is always blossoming with ripe tomatoes, vegetables, fresh herbs and flowers. All season long residents meticulously tend to their plots but chosen by a random lottery the plots are few and far between. Until now. This week Massport, who secures and maintains the...

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BRA expands green project – Project encourages Triple Decker owners to go green

October 6, 2010
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In the Northeast, specifically Boston and neighborhoods like East Boston, South Boston and Dorchester the phenomenon of triple decker construction in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s served to house the large immigrant families that were moving here from Ireland and Italy. However, many of these properties, which line almost every street from Eagle...

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Lucky 7: League expands in Season 2

October 6, 2010
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Another week in the books for the EBMHL, and once again Porrazzo Rink saw nothing short of fantastic hockey. Last season, the EBMHL carried 6 teams. Due to an overwhelming response from hockey players all over the Boston area Commissioner Ron Moore and Co-Commissioner Jeff Arinella were forced to bring in a 7th team...

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The New Library – Facility will be a source of pride for Eastie

October 6, 2010
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The construction of a new public library in East Boston within the next three years is proof that city hall cares about East Boston after all. The attempted closing of the Orient Heights Branch of the public library a few months back proved just the opposite – that city hall didn’t care about East...

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