Monthly Archives: August 2011

Storm Damage

August 31, 2011
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Storm Damage

Massport employees gave a helping hand with the removal of the downed tree that fell across Maverick Street during the storm.

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El Salvadoran Consulate Opens with Fanfare

August 31, 2011
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El Salvadoran Consulate Opens with Fanfare

Mayor Thomas Menino led a coterie of dignitaries at the official opening of the El Salvadoran consulate on Bennington Street last Friday morning. Located at 46 Bennington Street, the consulate will be a virtual clearing house for the more than 10,000 El Salvadorans living in Greater Boston and with a large number living in...

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Massport Sends out Tree Cutters in Eastie

August 31, 2011
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Trees that were down and blocking Maverick Street following the storm were cut and removed with the aid of Massport’s facilities department. The Director the department, Gary Tobin, spotted the downed trees on his way to work on Sunday and called in to his office and ordered vehicles and cutting equipment and Massport employees...

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Eastie Man Charged in Hit-and-run Death

August 31, 2011
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An East Boston man has been ordered held on $25,000 cash bail in Chelsea District Court this week after allegedly running over and killing a 22-year-old woman just over the line on Lee Burbank Highway in Revere. Jon Ravida, 47, of 1150 Bennington St. in Eastie, was charged by Revere Police with motor vehicular...

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Hurricane Irene

August 31, 2011
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Hurricane Irene has come and gone, just like that, like the snap of a finger. In truth, for all our preparations, Hurricane Irene was a no-show for us but not for others. She never came to dinner and stayed around a while to wreak her havoc. She came and went like a ghost, only...

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Obituaries 08-31-2011

August 31, 2011
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Anthony Cardone East Boston resident Anthony Cardone of East Boston died on August 23. A US Army veteran of World War II, he was the devoted son of the late Pasquale and Tomasina (Copala) Cardone; beloved brother of Albert Cardone and his wife, Christine of Arlington and the late Virginia Lonigro, Anna Blanchette, Michael...

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Save the Harbor/Save the Bay’s Beach Bash and Splash

August 24, 2011
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Save the Harbor/Save the Bay’s Beach Bash and Splash

Recently, 400 youths from East Boston and across the city joined Save the Harbor/ Save the Bay for a day of celebration of clean water on the beach at the Curly Community Center at M Street. Hosted by Save the Harbor’s Youth Committee in partnership with the Boston Center for Youth and Families 42...

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For the Love of the Game: East Boston Little League Team Completes Fine Run in Jimmy Fund Tournament

August 24, 2011
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Chuckie Cassaro played Little League baseball as a kid so he knows how much fun the sport can be. He also knows that the more you play the game, the more you improve your skills. That’s why Cassaro, head coach of the East Boston Little League Two 9-10-year-old team, and his fellow coaches, Hugh...

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Triple Play?: House and Senate Report out on Gambling Bill; Gov. Patrick Offers His Conditional Approval

August 24, 2011
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As expected, the House and the Senate have agreed on legislation for expanded gambling and have reported it out from committee and have made it available to the public in an action taken Tuesday by House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Therese Murray. Governor Deval Patrick said he approved of the legislation and...

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The Donna Rauseo Memorial Scholarship Was Awarded to East Boston Resident Iris Umaña

August 24, 2011
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The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) announced the recipient of the first annual scholarship honoring the memory of Donna Rauseo, a lifelong resident of East Boston and a long-time employee of Massport at Logan International Airport. The $5,000 Donna Rauseo Memorial Scholarship was awarded to East Boston resident Iris Umaña. Umaña who is a graduate...

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