Monthly Archives: December 2010

Obituaries 12-16-2010

December 16, 2010
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Marta Klimkiewicz Retired Kitchen Worker Marta (Piechota) Klimkiewicz, a retired kitchen worker for many years at Kayem, passed away on December 9 at the Kindred Hospital in Peabody. She was 83 years old. Born in Kalisz, Poland, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Barbara Piechota. She grew up in Lodz, Poland...

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Merger Furor – Parents express concern over plans to combine Alighieri and Umana

December 7, 2010
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Merger Furor – Parents express concern over plans to combine Alighieri and Umana

By all accounts the Dante Alighieri Elementary School in East Boston is a success story. MCAS test scores and enrollment are up, there’s strong parental involvement and because of the small size of the building classes are relatively small compared to other elementary schools here. So parents at the school are finding hard to...

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Father reportedly considers plea deal in disappearance of his five-year-old son

December 7, 2010
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Father reportedly considers plea deal in disappearance of his five-year-old son

The Lynn father believed to be responsible for 2008 disappearance of his young boy from East Boston is reportedly considering a plea deal. Ernesto Gonzalez, 38, of Lynn is being held without bail in connection with five-year-old Giovanni Gonzalez’s disappearance. In Essex Superior Court Christopher Skinner, Gonzalez’s defense attorney, asked the judge for a...

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NOAH chosen to take part in Renew Boston initiative

December 7, 2010
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East Boston’s Neighborhood of Affordable Housing is one of 13 community-based organizations in the city that will take part Boston’s Renew Boston initiative. Mayor Thomas Menino announced this week that NOAH and 12 others will launch a community-based marketing and outreach strategy in order to connect as many as 3,000 Boston households with no-cost...

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EBNHC included in statewide patient-centered program

December 7, 2010
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The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center will be one of 46 primary care medical practices across the Commonwealth that have been selected to participate in a new Patient-Centered Medical Home Initiative designed to promote comprehensive, coordinated, patient-centered care delivered by teams of primary care providers. The state’s Executive Office of Health and Human Services...

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BCYF Swim League seeks youth participants

December 7, 2010
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Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF,) the City of Boston’s largest youth and human service agency, is currently enrolling youth participants in a citywide competitive swimming league. The annual league is for boys and girls ages 6-17.  Participants must be able to swim one length of the swimming pool.  The league is a...

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Arrest Report 12-07-2010

December 7, 2010
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Monday, November 29 Rusber Martinez of 250 Cross Street, Malden, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute Class B cocaine within 1000ft of a school zone. Tuesday, November 30 Germaine Cadogan of 220 Waldemar Avenue, East Boston, was arrested and charged with carrying a dangerous weapon. George Montealegre of 69 Vallar...

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Mayor On The Mend – Menino Returns Home

December 7, 2010
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For those of you who value the friendship and well-being of Mayor Thomas Menino, it came as very good news that the mayor returned home Tuesday morning after a stay in the hospital. He said he hated being in the hospital, which is an understatement and that he would rather have been just about...

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Chuck Turner – Councillor is removed by his colleagues

December 7, 2010
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The Boston City Council expelled one its own last week when it voted to remove Councillor Charlie Turner. The vote was 11-1 with Councillor Charles Yancy voting against expulsion. Councillor Sal LaMattina voted for the expulsion and in public comments he made, revealed that as much as he considered Turner a loyal colleague, he...

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December 7, 1941 – A day that would live in infamy

December 7, 2010
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President Franklin Roosevelt called the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor a day that would live in infamy. And it surely has, although what the Japanese began, the Americans finished. What began with an effort in world domination, ended with the complete defeat of their nation, the destruction of their cities and means of production...

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