Monthly Archives: August 2011

Cucchiello’s Adds Delivery Service to Its Rising Business

August 10, 2011
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Cucchiello’s Adds Delivery Service to Its Rising Business

The owners and proprietors of Cucchiello’s Bakery in Day Square expanded their business a few years back to include a pizzeria/sub shop and beginning this week will offer delivery for their customers of their famous pizza and popular sandwiches. “We tested selling pizza and subs out of the bakery in Day Square and that...

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Boston PD Will Pay Tribute to the First Italian American Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

August 10, 2011
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Boston PD Will Pay Tribute to the First Italian American Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

Mayor Thomas Menino and Boston Police Commissioner Edward F. Davis have given the go ahead for East Boston’s resident police historian Officer Robert Anthony of District 7 to honor the first Italian American Boston Police Officer that was killed in the line of duty back in 1921. Patrolman Andrew B. Cuneo was killed in...

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Backing out of S-comm Program Might Prove Far Easier Said Than Done

August 10, 2011
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It’s been a controversial program for a sometime in East Boston where nearly 50 percent of the population is made up of people from Central and South America. Some people are either undocumented or have non-U.S. citizenship. But while city and states are now looking to withdraw from the Secure Communities Program the federal...

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Mosquitoes in Eastie Test Positive for WNV

August 10, 2011
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Mosquitos in East Boston for the first time this summer have tested positive for the West Nile Virus (WNV).  Hyde Park, and South Boston where also added to the Boston Public Health Commission’s (BPHC) list of confirmed WNV positive pools that contain infected mosquitoes. Last month, WNV positive mosquitoes were found in West Roxbury,...

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The Economy: Our Credit Rating and the Future

August 10, 2011
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How many of you out there during the past three years have been told by your credit card companies that the rate you pay is going up, that the amount you have available to borrow has been cut in half or that you need to pay the card off because your borrowing privileges have...

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Vargas Notches 3,000th Career Win at Suffolk Downs

August 10, 2011
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Veteran jockey Jorge Vargas recorded his 3,000th career victory on Monday, August 8 at Suffolk Downs when his mount Want Ad was elevated via disqualification to win the fourth race of the afternoon. “That wasn’t how I wanted to get it,” said Vargas, a 53-year-old veteran of New England racing.  “But, it is been...

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Obituaries 08-10-2011

August 10, 2011
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Salvatore Abbruzzese Tailor Salvatore Abbruzzese of East Boston and Revere died on August 8 after a long illness. He was 80 years old. A tailor, he was born in Italy and lived in East Boston and Revere for most of his adult life. He was the beloved husband of Ercolina “Lina” (Dell’Aquila); devoted father...

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Capt. Mancini Provides the Lowdown on Crime Statistics

August 3, 2011
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Capt. Mancini Provides the Lowdown on Crime Statistics

Crime in East Boston keeps on plummeting according to new crime statistics released by the District 7 Captain Frank Mancini. The release of these new statistics is part of Mancini’s practice of providing regular crime updates to the residents and business owners of Eastie. In 2010 Eastie saw just a 5.5 percent reduction in...

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LaMattina Disposes Helpful Information on Trash Removal

August 3, 2011
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LaMattina Disposes Helpful Information on Trash Removal

East Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina was out pounding the pavement last Wednesday, taking pictures of how residents in Jeffries Point correctly or incorrectly put out their trash on trash day as part of his new pilot program to curb litter in Eastie. It’s no secret that East Boston has long struggled with the...

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Walker Graduates from YMCA Training Program

August 3, 2011
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East Boston resident Craig Walker received his graduation certificate from the YMCA Training Inc. program during an impressive graduation luncheon and ceremony held on July 29 at the Omni Parker House. YMCA Training Inc. provides access to employment that offers family-supporting wages and benefits to unemployed and underemployed adults. The program, part of the...

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