Monthly Archives: January 2011

LaMattina Named City Council VP

January 12, 2011
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LaMattina Named City Council VP

By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com City Councilor Sal LaMattina was chosen by Council President Stephen Murphy to serve as the Council’s Vice President Monday, possibly setting up a future presidency run for LaMattina at the end of Murphy’s two year term. LaMattina was touted as an early candidate for the presidency this time around but...

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Police Briefs 01-12-2011

January 12, 2011
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January 3 Lisa Ann Cavallaro of 19 Fernwood Avenue, Revere, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct & resisting arrest. January 4 Kevin Michael Hembrough of 282 Chelsea Street, East Boston, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for buying, receiving or concealing stolen goods. January 5 A 16 year old male was arrested and...

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Crystal Ball

January 12, 2011
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The coming decade will bring more change During the next nine years, this neighborhood is going to change dramatically, again. Throughout the decades of this neighborhood’s modern era, it has been the example of change. The greatest changes over the years have been with regard to the East Boston demographic. Nothing here changes more...

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Tragedy in Tucson

January 12, 2011
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Shooter deserves no mercy The shooting of 19 innocents, and the deaths of six more in Tucson, including a nine year-old and a Federal judge, by a lunatic who appeared to know exactly what he was doing, has shaken much of the nation. We don’t care what drove this young man to do what...

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Obituaries 01-12-2011

January 12, 2011
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Joanne Ford East Boston resident Joanne M. Ford of Saratoga Street, East Boston died at the Chelsea Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on January 9 after a long illness. She was 75 years old. Born in Boston, she was the beloved daughter of the late Pia and Bruno DiTroia;  the beloved wife of the...

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2010

January 5, 2011
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2010

-By John Lynds On Friday night the final seconds of 2010 ticked away and East Boston residents joined the world community and look to a new year with optimism and hope. This week the East Boston Times publishes Part II of a look back at a year filled with stories of triumph, victory, success,...

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Murphy a Unanimous Choice to Serve as Council President

January 5, 2011
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Murphy a Unanimous Choice to Serve as Council President

-By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com It’s been a longtime coming. At-Large City Councilor Stephen Murphy, the longest serving member of the council not to hold the presidency, was unanimously elected 12-0 Monday to serve a two-year term as Council President. “I’m honored to have the opportunity to lead the body,” said Murphy in a telephone...

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East Boston Resident Added to LaMattina’s Staff

January 5, 2011
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East Boston Resident  Added to LaMattina’s Staff

-By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com City Councilor Sal LaMattina announced that Camilo Hernandez will be the newest addition to his staff. Hernandez, an East Boston resident, will be working on constituent services throughout the district. A native of Colombia, Hernandez has been active in the community, participating and organizing neighborhood programs at Piers Park Sailing...

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Police Briefs 01-05-2011

January 5, 2011
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Monday, December 27 No arrests. Tuesday, December 28 Santos Merino of 27 Garland Street, Chelsea, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for assault & battery. Wednesday, December 29 Richard Matranga of 459 Meridian Street, East Boston, was arrested and charged with assault by means of a dangerous weapon. Richard Maynard of 21 Lancaster Avenue,...

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Glad to See it Go

January 5, 2011
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Demolition of the East Boston Immigration Building was long overdue The demolition of the decrepit East Boston Immigration Station has been a long time coming. It was decrepit when it was being used to process immigrants arriving in East Boston. It grew more decrepit when its day was done. Its demolition is a good...

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