Monthly Archives: March 2011

A Great Spot – the Joy of Treating Yourself to Betty Ann’s

March 16, 2011
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There is no proper way to describe just how good one feels having a bag of hot donuts from Betty Ann’s in hand and transiting back to the office early in the morning. There is a lot of anticipation that goes with returning to the office, having your coffee by your side, reaching into...

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Police Briefs 03-16-2011

March 16, 2011
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Monday March 7 Mark Mullaney of 823 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, was arrested and charged with armed robbery of a convenience store. Hilcias Palencia of 277 Carter Street, Chelsea, was arrested and charged with operating under the influence & leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident. Fransisco Solis of 22 Sprague Street, Revere, was...

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Obituaries 03-16-2011

March 16, 2011
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Margaret Amorose Of Revere, formerly of East Boston Margaret (LoConte) Amorose of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on March 14. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph P. Amorose with whom she shared 61 years of marriage; loving mother of Theresa Gallagher and her husband, William, of Woburn, Doreen DiMartino and...

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Kennedy is Fired Up About Proposed Cuts to Federal Fuel Assistance Program

March 9, 2011
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Kennedy is Fired Up About Proposed Cuts to Federal Fuel Assistance Program

By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com   East Boston residents Joe and Katherine Oliveri worked their entire lives but have no pension and the small amount of social security they get to live on sometimes is not enough. This is the reason why Citizens Energy Chairman Joseph P. Kennedy II joined with U.S. Reps. Michael Capuano...

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Tommy Butler: Classy, Diplomatic and Sure to Be Missed at Massport

March 9, 2011
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Tommy Butler: Classy, Diplomatic and Sure to Be Missed at Massport

By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com His job was to balance the needs of the Massachusetts Port Authority with the needs of the communities impacted by Logan Airport operations. At community meetings in East Boston, Winthrop, Revere, Chelsea and South Boston, Thomas Butler, known here as ‘Tommy’, was the ever lovable punching bag for community activists...

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Betty Ann’s Packs‘em In

March 9, 2011
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Betty Ann’s Packs‘em In

-By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com A peculiar thing happens each Saturday and Sunday at the corner of Bennington and Moore Streets. At about 9 a.m. a line begins to form at the corner and sometimes stretches for some distance down Bennington. The people in line are not waiting to buy sold out tickets to some...

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Time to Make a Push – Expanded Gaming Legislation Needs to Be Brought Before the House

March 9, 2011
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It is the right time and we are in the right place to urge the Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo, to make haste in bringing to the floor of the House a new version of the expanded gambling bill. We have known the Speaker for a long, long time and what he has...

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Smooth Sailing: EBYC Clinches Top Seed as Playoffs Approach

March 9, 2011
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With two weeks remaining, EBYC has secured the #1 seed in the EBMHL playoffs and the Regular Season crown. As the remaining 6 teams jockey for position you can be sure that it is going to come down to the wire. With the #1 seed the EBYC have secured a frst round bye in...

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Police Briefs 03-09-2011

March 9, 2011
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Monday, February 28 Phillip Falcucci of 120 Winthrop Parkway, Revere, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Tuesday, March 1 Richard Nunez of 30 Falcon Street, East Boston, was arrested and charged with assault & battery by means of a dangerous weapon (gun) and unlawful possession of a firearm. Tina Farulla of 41 Bennet Avenue,...

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Obituaries 03-09-2011

March 9, 2011
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Angelina Rotondo Nurse’s Aide, Member of Red Hat Society and Winthrop Senior Center Angelina L. Rotondo of Lewis Avenue, Winthrop died at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston on February 28 after a brief illness. She was 81 years old. Born in East Boston, she was the daughter of the late Maria (Puzzo) and Gaetano...

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