Monthly Archives: November 2010

East Boston-based company sets high standards for cargo screening

November 2, 2010
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East Boston-based company sets high standards for cargo screening

The recent bomb plot foiled by U.S., British and Saudi authorities that targeted American Cargo planes from Yemen bound for the U.S. has focused attention on the extra security needed for cargo traveling in and out of America. It’s something that many law makers have pushed for as a necessary addition to aviation security...

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Blaze started in a condemned building

November 2, 2010
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Blaze started in a condemned building

The dangerous blaze that injured two firefighters and displaced 13 adults and three children on Chelsea Street last month was originally thought to have started in the vacant half of 16-18 Chelsea St. but fire officials have ruled that the fire broke out in the occupied 16 Chelsea St.–a building that had been condemned...

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EBMS chief: There are signs of madness all over the place

November 2, 2010
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East Boston Main Streets Director Clark Moulaison has been vigilant about signage in his main streets district since taking over the post a few years back so its understandable he gets upset when business owners open up shop and do not adhere to the sign regulations he and the city have carved out in...

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Ask Queenie receives royal treatment

November 2, 2010
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Suffolk Downs saluted Ask Queenie, one of the most decorated Massachusetts-bred thoroughbreds of all time, with a special retirement ceremony on Saturday, October 30. Ask Queenie, who was adorned in pink and purple beads to represent the silks of her owner Laurine Barreira, was paraded in the paddock before making her way to the...

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Maverick Square – A welcome new face to the neighborhood

November 2, 2010
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If you commute to Boston by way of the Maverick Square T station, then you know how much has changed in the past few years. First, there is the square itself – robust, alive, different, with numerous businesses and plenty of human activity that is all within proper scale for the place. Everything about...

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Obituaries 11-02-2010

November 2, 2010
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John Lima Of California, formerly of East Boston John R. Lima of Lakeport, California, formerly of East Boston, died on October 30. A Vietnam veteran, he was the beloved husband of Patricia (Newton) Lima; adored son of the late Doris (LeBlanc) Lima and John Lima of Modesto, CA; devoted brother of Donna (Santilli) Lima...

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