Monthly Archives: June 2011

Police Briefs 06-08-2011

June 8, 2011
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Monday, May 30 Christopher Michael Bagarella of 203 Lexington Street, East Boston, was arrested and charged with larceny over $250.00 Tuesday, May 31 Lakisha Monnette Newman of 185 Cabot Street, Roxbury, was arrested and charged with disorderly person and destruction of personal property. Marjalia Flowers of 708 Border Street, East Boston, was arrested and...

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Obituaries 06-08-2011

June 8, 2011
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Paula  Moran Social Security Administration retiree Paula M. (Nicastro) Moran of East Boston died on June 5. An employee of the Social Security Administration for more than 35 years, she was the beloved wife of Anthony “Tony” Moran, the loving mother of Mark P. Moran of Wells, ME; dear sister of Michael Nicastro and...

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Finding the Shade

June 1, 2011
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Finding the Shade

Warm weather has finally arrived. Above, a resident uses an umbrella to shade herself from the hot sun on Meridian Street last Friday.

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Grand Entrance: Honoring Eastie’s Past and Albert Lombardi Jr.

June 1, 2011
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Grand Entrance: Honoring Eastie’s Past and Albert Lombardi Jr.

-By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com The late Albert Lombardi, Jr. an iconic figure in the rough and tumble East Boston political world, will be honored with a memorial garden dedicated in his name at Jeffries Point this month. The transformation of the city’s historic entry point for immigrants into a revitalized open space will be...

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Student Held on Cash Bail for Gun Possession

June 1, 2011
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Student Held on Cash Bail for Gun Possession

-By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com A 17-year-old student East Boston High School student was held on $25,000 cash bail for allegedly bringing a loaded gun to school with him last Thursday. Brendan Campbell, 18, of Roxbury was arraigned in East Boston District Court Friday on charges of unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of...

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Teenager Admits to Strangling Death

June 1, 2011
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-By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com The East Boston teen arrested in connection with last week’s fire that killed a 28-year-old Salvadorian immigrant has confessed to the neighborhood’s first murder in over two years. Marco Tulio Flores, 17, of East Boston walked into District 7 police station the morning after firefighters found Jaime Galdamez, 28, inside...

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Looking Ahead: Peaceful Weekend is a Sign of Things to Come

June 1, 2011
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It was an America at peace with itself this long Memorial Day weekend. The kick-off to the Summer of 2011 went smoothly in New England and here in the Greater Boston area where the weather finally, fully, wonderfully cooperated, sending tens of thousands to our beaches and into the streets of our neighborhoods for...

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Hannon No-hits Medford; Team Wins Home Opener with Ease

June 1, 2011
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It was truly Judgment Day for the Yawkey League Knights of East Boston! Fireballer Sean Hannon (2-0), pitched a complete game, no-hitter on Saturday, May 21 against the Medford Maddogs at Playstead Park. Hannon was sharp from the start going perfect through three innings. A walk in the fourth blew Hannon’s bid for a...

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Obituaries 06-01-2011

June 1, 2011
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Joann Modica Lynn resident Joann “Jennie” (Fazio) Modica of Lynn, formerly of Medford, died on May 24.  The beloved wife of the late Giovani “John” Modica, she was the devoted mother of Paula Modica and Mary-Ellen Nille, both of Lynn, John Modica of California and David Modica of Marblehead and cherished grandmother of David and...

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