Monthly Archives: July 2011

Police Briefs 07-13-2011

July 13, 2011
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Monday, July 4 No arrests. Tuesday, July 5 Paulo Rivera of 28 Everett Avenue, Chelsea, was arrested and charged with operating without a license. Johnny Alberto Rodriguez a homeless male was arrested and charged with possession of a dangerous weapon. Wednesday, July 6 Koshin Abullahi of 395 Lee Burbank Highway, Revere, was arrested and...

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Knights Start Second Half of the Season in First Place

July 13, 2011
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The second half of the season began Wednesday, July 6, 2011 with the Knights dropping a disappointing rain shortened game, 7 to 0, against Medford. The Medford Maddogs have not lost since the Knights no-hit them in May to win 9 in a row. Thursday, July 7th was a little nicer to the Knights...

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Obituaries 07-13-2011

July 13, 2011
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Anthony  Pisano Gardener and Accomplished Opera Singer Anthony C., Pisano of Saugus, formerly of East Boston, died on July 10. He was 85 years old. A well decorated World War II veteran, he was an avid gardener and an accomplished opera singer. He was the loving husband of the late Antoinetta (Cogliano) Pisano; cherished...

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Summer Forecast Calls for Fun, Safe Conditions for Neighborhood Youth

July 8, 2011
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Summer Forecast Calls for Fun, Safe Conditions for Neighborhood Youth

The Boston Foundation announced $710,000 in grants for positive summer programming for youth and families through its new ‘My Summer in the City’ initiative in response to recent park violence such as  stabbing of a teen inside Bremen Street Park in East Boston two weeks ago and the shooting of a 4-year old boy...

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What’s Fare is Fair : Authorities Want to Limit the Number of Cabs on Already Congested Streets

July 8, 2011
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Everyone loves a loophole and many Boston cabbies are no exception to that rule. Hundreds of Boston cabs cruising through East Boston everyday charge their fares the standard rate of $5.25 which is supposed to include the price of a ride through the tunnel to get to the airport and a return ride through...

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A Healthy Garden

July 8, 2011
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The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s (EBNHC) Let’s Get Movin’ community garden planted back in May has sprung to life in recent weeks. EBNHC leased a small parcel of land at Paul’s Airport Parking on Bremen Street and transformed the land into the garden Let’s Get Movin’ Program. In May hundreds of volunteers that...

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Clam Mystery : What Exactly Happened on the Wood Island Flats?

July 8, 2011
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There is virtually no clamming taking place on the Wood Island flats since a fuel leak of undetermined size and origin took place sometime last year. What we know for certain is that the clams died following a collision with a substance like jet fuel, which is toxic for the clams. We know the...

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George Donovan : Attorney Was a Class Act

July 8, 2011
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  Attorney George Donovan, who died in June at the age of 83, was a bigger than life character in the life and times of this neighborhood where he grew-up and which he called home for many years before moving to Hull and then to Ireland, where he spent the last 15 years of...

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Cioffi Finishes Stellar Career at Suffolk Univ.

July 8, 2011
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Suffolk University Senior Monica Cioffi, an East Boston resident and graduate of East Boston High School, recently wrapped up her four year career with Suffolk’s girls softball team during the 2011 season. Cioffi finishes a four-year career  with a .318 batting average in 149  games played, stealing 79 bases for the Rams, while serving...

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Obituaries 07-06-2011

July 8, 2011
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Carmine Stornaiuolo Owner of Lady Gloria Lobster Co. of East Boston Carmine J. Stornaiuolo, a Revere resident for the past 41 years,  died after a brief illness at his son, Peter’s home in Revere. He was 85 years old. Born in Boston, raised and educated in East Boston, he entered the US Navy in...

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