Monthly Archives: September 2011

Harvest Festival This Sunday at Piers Park

September 7, 2011
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Harvest Festival This Sunday at Piers Park

This year’s annual Harvest Festival will not only showcase the gardening talents of locals and the musical prowess of Eastie kids but will pay tribute to the men and woman who died a decade ago during the worst terrorist attack on American soil. On Sunday, September 11 from 2-6 p.m. Zumix, Eastie’s youth-driven music...

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Robbery Case is a Sad Reflection of the Economy

September 7, 2011
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An East Boston man’s arrest last week shows just how desperate some people have become in this down economy. Marquis Allen, 21, an expectant father from East Boston said he only grabbed a stranger’s gold necklace because he had money problems and was concerned for his unborn baby’s future. Allen was arraigned in East...

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A Complete Score: East Boston Vocalist Earns a Full Scholarship to Berklee

September 7, 2011
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An East Boston resident was one of 16 young musicians that will share a total of $2 million in full-tuition scholarships to support four years of study at the Berklee City Music program at Berklee College. Denise Torres, a vocalist from East Boston is a graduate of East Boston High School and participated in the Berklee...

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A Q&A with Our Congressman

September 7, 2011
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Congressman Mike Capuano represents East Boston. He remains, after all these years, outspoken, independent and avowedly wed to the needs of the voters of this district. The following is a Q&A with Congressman Capuano conducted earlier this week with East Boston editor Josh Resnek. Question: Your feeling about the economy today. Are we in...

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9/11 Anniversary: Our Mantra: Never Again

September 7, 2011
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For those of us living in Massachusetts, the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks has a special significance because they began here early on the morning of a beautiful day. All of us awakening that day in September ten years ago believed it was just another day. The terrorists began at Logan Airport....

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All Stars Continue to Make Big Strides

September 7, 2011
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There is a resurgence going on in the East Boston Little League. Following on the success of the state finalist East Boston junior team earlier this summer, the league’s 9-10-year-old All-Star team swept through the cities of Boston and Chelsea with a 7-0 record to claim the championship in the annual District 9 Jimmy...

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Obituaries 09-07-2011

September 7, 2011
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Lawrence Costa Decorated Veteran Lawrence C. Costa of Chesterfield, VA, formerly of Derry, NH and East Boston, died on September 3. A US Navy veteran with 35 years of service, he served on nine submarines and was the recipient of three Bronze Stars. He was the beloved husband of the late Victoria M. (Mastrangelo);...

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