Monthly Archives: April 2011

Man of the Hour – Menino is in Top Form During East Boston Event

April 13, 2011
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More than 600 people attended Mayor Thomas Menino’s fundraiser at the Logan Hilton on Sunday morning. By any measure, it was a huge time for the mayor who made remarks that on the one hand will keep him a contender for a possible next term while at the same time prevented his present term...

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Police Briefs 04-13-2011

April 13, 2011
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Monday, April 4 Joseph Dempsey of 444 Harrison Avenue, Boston, was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Malden District Court. Jaime Argueta of 24 Decatur Street, East Boston, was arrested and charged with unarmed robbery. Tuesday, April 5 Mark LePage of 398 Proctor Avenue, Revere, was arrested and charged with armed bank robbery....

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Obituaries 04-13-2011

April 13, 2011
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Harold German Operated Pharmacy in East Boston for many years Harold “Harry” German, a life long resident of Chelsea, died on Wednesday, April 6. He attended Chelsea Schools, graduated from Mass. College of Pharmacy in 1944 and operated a pharmacy in East Boston with his late brother, Sidney, for many years. He was a...

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A Very Quick Dip: Brave Residents Turn Out for the First Annual Cupid Splash Fundraiser

April 6, 2011
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A Very Quick Dip: Brave Residents Turn Out for the First Annual Cupid Splash Fundraiser

-By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com Knowing the water would be frigid, participants in the First Annual Cupid Splash Fundraiser at Constitution Beach Saturday said the anticipation was the worse part. “I knew it would be cold and waiting around looking at the water was the worst part,” said Derek Brodin who braved the 40 degree...

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New Gaming Bill on the Table – Senator Petruccelli Proposed Legislation that Should Please Both Sides

April 6, 2011
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New Gaming Bill on the Table – Senator Petruccelli Proposed Legislation that Should Please Both Sides

-By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com Senator Anthony Petruccelli has submitted a compromise casino gaming bill in the Senate, cosponsored by Representative Carlo Basile, that calls for three resort-style casinos and one racino in Massachusetts that would immediately bring million of dollars in revenue to the state through licensing fees, capital improvements and taxes. “While we...

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East Boston is Growing According to Latest Census

April 6, 2011
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-By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com East Boston’s population grew by 5.5 percent since 2000 and has officially become a minority majority neighborhood according to the latest figures from the U.S. Census Department. As of 2010 the population of Eastie had grown to 40,508 residents compared to when 38,413 resident lived here a decade ago. But...

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Petruccelli’s Expanded Gambling Bill a Roadmap the Governor will Approve

April 6, 2011
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Our State Senator Anthony Petruccelli has filed legislation that provides for an expanded gambling bill that the Senate would likely pass and which he would like to place on the governor’s desk in a matter of weeks. Our Representative Carlo Basile has co-sponsored the bill. He is right to do so. Speed is of...

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Patrick Sullivan Awarded Boston Bruins Sportsmanship Award

April 6, 2011
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By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com Patrick Sullivan, a junior forward for the East Boston High School hockey team was recently awarded the 2010 Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s (MIAA)-Boston Bruins Sportsmanship Award. Sullivan is known as a team leaders on the ice and someone who the players on the East Boston team look up to. He...

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Obituaries 04-06-2011

April 6, 2011
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Rev. Rocco Crescenzi Longtime Administrator and Director of Don Orione Nursing Home Rev. Rocco Crescenzi, son of Domenic and Philomena, died at the Don Orione Nursing Home on April 3 after a brief illness. He was 95 years old. He was the last of six children. The family was very close, loving and religious,...

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Police Briefs 04-06-2011

April 6, 2011
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Monday, March 28, 2011 Terina Smith of 100 Meridian Street, East Boston, was arrested on several outstanding warrants. Tuesday, March 29, 2011 Martir Jacobo Alvarez of 67 Condor Street, East Boston, was arrested on several outstanding warrants. John Giannino of 58 Upham Street, Malden, was arrested and charged with resisting arrest and refusal to...

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