Monthly Archives: September 2011

Residents Urged to Participate in the Renew Boston Program

September 21, 2011
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The Neighborhood of Affordable Housing’s (NOAH) Kim Foltz was at Monday night’s Orients Heights Neighborhood Council meeting to urge East Boston participation in the city’s Renew Boston program. NOAH is one of 13 community-based organizations that has been tapped to spearhead the program in Eastie. “We hold free Energy Efficiency counseling in English and...

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Maverick Square: Looking Up in a Down Economy

September 21, 2011
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A few things have become obvious to nearly everyone in this neighborhood as the construction of the impressive new building for the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center rushes to completion. First of all, local merchants in the square have revealed that the potential cost for rental space for commercial operations has gone up dramatically....

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Empty Thinking: Positive Developments Are Always Welcome

September 21, 2011
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There seems to be the belief held among many residents that an empty buildable lot should remain always an empty buildable lot – that an empty lot is preferred over a well built, up to code, new residence which tends to enhance a neighborhood rather than to detract from it. We frankly don’t understand...

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Obituaries 09-21-2011

September 21, 2011
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Quintino Sacco Member of Laborers Union Local 22 Quntino Sacco of Revere, formerly of Melito, Italy, died on September 15. A member of the Laborers Union Local 22, he was the beloved husband of Frances (Rapaciole) Sacco of Revere; beloved father of Richard Rizzo of Revere; dear brother of Gesomina, Carmen and Pietro Sacco,...

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It Takes a Neighborhood: Daycare Co-op Opens its Doors

September 16, 2011
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It Takes a Neighborhood: Daycare Co-op Opens its Doors

A new daycare that has been much anticipated by local parents opened in East Boston on Monday and will bring a whole new philosophy to caring and educating preschoolers in the neighborhood. Harbor City School (HCS) is the brainchild of a few local moms that began meeting every Friday at a 303 Cafe-sponsored ‘Mommy...

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Disconnect? Internet Report Says Red Line/Blue Line Project is in Jeopardy

September 16, 2011
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The Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) has posted a message on its blog alerting residents and activists that the long awaited Red Line/Blue Line Connector project may be in jeopardy. “The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s (“MBTA”) spider-map has been praised and replicated in countries around the world, but it only takes one short look at...

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Liquor Store Employee Cited for Selling Alcohol to Minors

September 16, 2011
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The owner of Woody’s Liquors has again found himself in hot water with the Alcohol Beverage Control Commission (ABCC). Last month, an underage operative, under the direction of ABCC investigators, phoned in orders for alcohol to Woody’s Liquors in Revere. The driver for Woody’s was caught selling liquor to a minor by Revere Police...

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Expanded Gaming: Legislation Deserves to be Passed

September 16, 2011
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The House of Representatives is expected to report out of committee first and then vote on a final version later this week of the expanded gambling bill that will allow three casinos and one slot machine racino to be licensed in the state of Massachusetts. The earth will not tremble if this happens. Life...

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Obituaries 09-14-2011

September 16, 2011
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Reginald Todd Green, Jr. Revere resident  Reginald Todd Green, Jr. of Revere died on September 11. He was five years old. He was the cherished son of Nicolette Deveau and Reginald Green Jr.; adored brother of Brookelynn Green; devoted grandson of Burton Deveau Jr. and his wife, Dorothy (Attenasio) Deveau and Caroline Johnson; dear...

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Education

September 7, 2011
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Education

Denise Torres (center) accepts a full scholarship to the Berklee College of Music, as family mem­bers and Berklee officials look on, during the renowned music school’s annual City Music Scholar­ship Concert. Torres graduated from East Boston High School earlier this year.

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