Monthly Archives: February 2011

Obituaries 02-09-2011

February 10, 2011
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Dorothea Saulnier Retired Special Needs Teacher Dorothea ( Musi ) Saulnier of Saugus, formerly East Boston, died on February 7. A retired special needs teacher in the Boston Public Schools, she was the beloved wife of the late Henry Saulnier; loving mother of Henry Saulnier and his wife, Gail, of Saugus, Dorothea “Gerry” Millerick...

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Snowwhere to Park

February 2, 2011
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Snowwhere to Park

john@eastietimes.com With each passing storm it’s getting harder and harder to park in East Boston for residents living on streets that are subjected to the city’s parking ban during snowstorms. People along major arteries like Bennington, Chelsea and Meridian Streets usually don’t cringe when Mayor Thomas Menino declares a snow emergency. For many residents...

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Horseman’s Association Rejects Simulcast Bid

February 2, 2011
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Horseman’s Association Rejects Simulcast Bid

-By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com It’s no secret around here that Suffolk Downs Racetrack in East Boston has seen better days. The finically strappedthoroughbred racetrack has been bleeding money each year holding out hope that a casino gaming bill will be the racetrack’s saving grace to shore up horse racing and the track’s revenue. Committed...

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Hanging in the Balance

February 2, 2011
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Hanging in the Balance

-By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com There’s an effort underway by the Friends of the Library group in East Boston to make sure the historic paintings that currently hangs in the Meridian Street branch of the Boston Public Library remain in the community and have ample space to be displayed once the new library is constructed on...

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APAC kicks off Earned Income Tax Credit Program

February 2, 2011
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APAC kicks off Earned  Income Tax Credit Program

-By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com Most people don’t want to think about it but it’s the time a year to begin thinking about filing 2010 tax returns. For many working people in East Boston there’s some relief from the confusing process of figuring out taxes. East Boston APAC, in partnership with the City of Boston,...

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Finding More Room for More Snow

February 2, 2011
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-By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com As we are besieged with yet another major snow storm, the City of Boston’s snow crews made their best efforts toremove as much snow that had piled up on East Boston’s street corners and sidewalks. Beginning Friday and working through the weekend into Monday night, crews used front loaders to...

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Snow, Snow, Snow-This is a Winter We won’t soon Forget

February 2, 2011
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Once again, the neighborhood is about to be buried with another major dumping of snow. Moving around during January was difficult. Now it is going to be even more difficult and dangerous. Another snow emergency is very likely to exist Wednesday into Thursday causing business disruption, possible school closings and will act as well...

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Our Two Cents- Otherwise Stellar Article Misses the Mark Where the Maverick Projects are Concerned

February 2, 2011
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A very well done piece in the Sunday Boston Globe looked into the life and times of the Cinelli family of East Boston. Obviously, this was a dysfunctional family whose parents tried their best to bring their children up in such a way, as they would be decent people. But this wouldn’t be in...

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Obituaries 01-02-2011

February 2, 2011
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Phillip Steven Condella Of  Pennsylvania, formerly of Revere Phillip Steven Condella of Scranton PA. formerly of Revere, died January 21 after a  courageous three year battle with cancer._ He was the son of the late Steven and Ustania  _Condella and the father of the late Phillip Jr. He is survived by three sons, Michael...

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