Monthly Archives: April 2011

Supplier Seizes Cafe’s Beer and Wine License

April 28, 2011
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Supplier Seizes Cafe’s Beer and Wine License

-By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com There is trouble brewing over the beer and wine license at 303 Cafe. Apparently, on April 1,  Sysco Boston LLC, a restaurant supplier, legally seized 303 Cafe’s beer and wine license due to an outstanding invoice for hot and cold Beverage containers that were ordered in August of 2007 prior...

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Orient Heights Residents Briefed on RSA Project

April 28, 2011
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Orient Heights Residents Briefed on RSA Project

-By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com Massport officials were at the Orient Heights Neighborhood Council (OHNC) meeting Monday night to brief the community on the Boston Logan International Airport Runway Safety Area (RSA) Improvements Project. Massport plans to enhance the runway safety areas at the ends of Runway 33L and Runway 22R at Logan. At Monday’s...

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Menino Publicly Supports Proposal

April 28, 2011
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-By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com It seems the persistence of community activists lobbying for a greenway connector has paid off. Last Wednesday at a Boston Conservation Commission hearing, the Commission reviewed Massport’s permit application for a proposed Green Bus Depot at Logan International Airport and voted to grant an Order of Conditions (wetland permit) for...

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NOAH will Pay Tribute to Neighborhood Activists

April 28, 2011
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-By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com East Boston’s Neighborhood of Affordable Housing will pay tribute to longtime residents and activists who have given much of their lives to the betterment of the community through their support of Trinity House programs. On June 22 at 5 p.m. at the Trinity House on Meridian Street, NOAH will honor...

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Massport Establishes Scholarship in Honor of Donna Rauseo

April 28, 2011
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-By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com Massport announced this week that  it has established a scholarship honoring the memory of the late Donna Rauseo, a long-time Port Authority employee and lifelong resident of East Boston. The $5,000 Donna Rauseo Memorial Scholarship will be awarded annually to a young woman from East Boston who is graduating from...

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Richard’s is Reborn on London Street

April 28, 2011
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-By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com There was a time not so long ago when Richard’s Gift Shop, first on Bennington and later on London Street, was the place that many East Bostonians frequented as a one stop shopping mecca for novelties and gifts for occasions like Christenings, weddings and anniversaries. Now, after being closed for...

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The High Price of Gas

April 28, 2011
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Speculators and our leaders are letting us down The price for gasoline and heating oil this year reminds us all of how badly we are being served by the members of our national government. From the president down to the republicans all screaming for spending cuts in the national budget, there isn’t a person...

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Eastie Watch

April 28, 2011
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Belle Isle Seafood If you missed it, East Boston’s Belle Isle Seafood was featured on Anthony Bourdain’s Travel Channel show ‘No Reservations’ last week. Bourdain and company stopped by the Eastie seafood restaurant on the Eastie side of the Winthrop Bridge for one of Belle Isle’s famed lobster rolls. Needless to say Bourdain loved...

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Man of the Year: Congratulations, Buddy Mangini

April 28, 2011
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The party given for Buddy Mangini. this years Kiwanian of the Year, was a testament to Buddy’s good graces as a human being and as a well-known and highly respected member of this community. And so it came as no surprise that one of Buddy’s good friends, Revere City Councilor Tony Zambuto, had his...

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Major Player: Suffolk Enters into a Strategic Alliance with Caesar’s Entertainment Corp.

April 20, 2011
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Major Player: Suffolk Enters into a Strategic Alliance with Caesar’s Entertainment Corp.

-By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com In a move to show that they are serious about being one of possibly three resort-style casinos in the Commonwealth, owners of Suffolk Downs, Sterling Suffolk Racecourse, LLC have entered a strategic alliance with Caesar’s Entertainment Corporation, the world’s largest operator of gaming properties. The agreement between the two companies...

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