Monthly Archives: June 2011

Head Start Celebrates Its 46th Anniversary

June 29, 2011
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Head Start Celebrates Its 46th Anniversary

East Boston Head Start program was well represented as Head Start centers  from across the city celebrated the program’s 46th anniversary. Children and Staff from Eastie’s Head Start, run by Action for Boston Community Development’s (ABCD) APAC office on Meridian Street, took part in the celebration on the Boston Common and were among 29...

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Man Charged with Stabbing Inside the Bremen Street Park

June 29, 2011
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An East Boston man has been arrested and charged in connection with last week’s daylight stabbing in the Bremen Street Park. Carlos Velasquez, 18, of East Boston was arrested this week by Massachusetts State Troopers assigned to Troop F. State Police Sgt. Rick Galeazzi and Troopers John Hubbard, John Morris and Francis Glasheen went...

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Clamming is All but over on the Wood Island Flats

June 29, 2011
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Clamming is all but dead on the  Wood Island flats since a fuel spill of some kind and of undetermined size allegedly wiped out the clam population last October. No one in a position of responsibility aware of the ruined clam flats has been willing or able to pinpoint the exact reason for the...

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Eastie Woman Prepares for the Pan Mass Challenge

June 29, 2011
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Maggie Malsch, an East Boston woman will take part in the annual Pan Mass Challenge (PMC)–a two day bike-a-thon that raises money for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Maggie will ride in the 32nd annual PMC on August 6 and 7 and be among 5,000 cyclists who will ride with the collective goal of raising...

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Good Support: Boys and Girls Club is a Most Worthy Cause

June 29, 2011
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The recent Salesian Boys and Girls Club Annual Breakfast held at Suffolk Downs was a big hit, which attracted all the right people for all the right reasons. Those of us who know and who admire Father John Nazzaro made sure to be there as the Salesian Boys and Girls Club presided over by...

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Getting Around: Grossman is No Stranger to East Boston

June 29, 2011
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State Treasurer Steve Grossman is no stranger to East Boston. In fact, his family goes so far back here they are buried in the Jewish Cemetery off Bennington Street. During the campaign in which he was elected, Grossman was a frequent visitor here – and he didn’t just come to say his thing –...

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Obituaries 06-29-2011

June 29, 2011
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Karen Anne Kelble Worked for Citizen Bank Boston Karen Ann (Sangermano) Kelble of Saugus, formerly of East Boston, died n June 26. She was a graduate of Pope John High School, Class of 1983 and Newbury College and was employed at Citizen Bank Boston. The beloved wife of James J. Keble Sr., with whom...

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Letter Winner: Boston Latin Student Honored at the State House

June 22, 2011
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Letter Winner: Boston Latin Student Honored at the State House

-By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com An East Boston student was among the 48 young writers whose achievements were celebrated at_ the State House. Steven Gingras, a resident and 10th grader at Boston Latin School, received an Honors award in this year’s Massachusetts Letters About Literature program, sponsored by the Massachusetts Center for the Book and...

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Fresh Air: BRA Grant Will Support Sailing Program

June 22, 2011
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Fresh Air: BRA Grant Will Support Sailing Program

-By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com East Boston’s Piers Park Sailing Center will take part in a $8,500 grant from the Boston Redevelopment Authority to support various programming events this summer as part of the Waterfront Activation Plan for the Charlestown Navy Yard (CNY). The disbursement is made possible through mitigation funds received from the Carlyle...

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Army Corps of Engineers Will Dredge Chelsea Creek

June 22, 2011
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-By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Federal navigation channel in the vicinity of the Chelsea Street Bridge in East Boston and Chelsea by 2012. The replacement of the existing Chelsea Street Bridge with a new vertical lift bridge will...

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