Monthly Archives: October 2011

Aides Lend Aid: Madaro, DeAraujo Praised for Their Efforts to Help Displaced Residents

October 26, 2011
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Aides Lend Aid: Madaro, DeAraujo Praised for Their Efforts to Help Displaced Residents

Two unsung heroes of the disaster that unfolded last week on Chelsea Street with the collapse of one building, the subsequent demolition of another and the displacement of dozens of East Boston residents are being applauded for their work helping the families in need. State Representative Carlo Basile’s Legislative Aide Adrian Madaro and Mayor...

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City, State, Country … Lamattina Staffer Sworn in as a U.S. Citizen

October 26, 2011
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City, State, Country … Lamattina Staffer Sworn in as a U.S. Citizen

A staffer for City Councilor Sal LaMattina was recently sworn in as a U.S. citizen during a ceremony at Faneuil Hall in Boston. Camilo Hernandez, an East Boston resident that works on constituent services throughout LaMattina’s district officials became a citizen on October 6 after taking the oath during the naturalization ceremony. A native...

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New Show Highlights the ‘Can Do’ Spirit of Mckinnon-Tucker

October 26, 2011
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On Friday, films crews of a new television show filmed its pilot episode at Piers Park Sailing Center and will feature Paralympics Gold Medalist Maureen McKinnon-Tucker’s story of triumph over tragedy. The new show, “Who says I Can’t,” is hosted by Piers Park Sailing Board Member and amputee Jothy Rosenberg and will be sent...

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A Great Response: Residents Show Tremendous Compassion

October 26, 2011
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Last weekend, Boston City Councillor Sal LaMattina, East Boston State Representative Carlo Basile, and Eastie’s State Senator Anthony Petruccelli and Mayor Thomas Menino banded together with many prominent members of the neighborhood to make certain that all of those affected by the building collapse on Chelsea Street are helped out so they can get...

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ECCO’S Anniversary: Restaurant Continues to Deliver Excellence

October 26, 2011
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Ecco Restaurant and Lounge, in the same space where Sablone’s did its great thing for so many years, is one of the North Shore’s best kept secrets. It has also established itself in a very short period of time as among this neighborhood’s friendliest, classiest and best new places to eat and drink. Located...

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Lightning Strikes Danilchuk Auto, While Burri Displays Expert Scoring Touch

October 26, 2011
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Two more weeks of the EBMHL are in the books and as this season goes on, it seems to be getting better and better. The hockey was at a furious pace in week five as we witnessed the match up that we have been waiting for between the two remaining undefeated squads in the...

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Obituaries 10-26-2011

October 26, 2011
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Francis Kearns  Manager for Jeveli’s Restaurant Francis J. “Sandy” Kearns, a lifelong resident of Winthrop, died at the Coolidge House in Brookline on October 22 after a sudden illness. He was 56 years old. Born in Winthrop, he was the beloved son of the late Catherine (Collins) and Edward J. Kearns. He was a...

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A Fall Day on Chelsea Street

October 20, 2011
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A Fall Day on Chelsea Street

The building that collapsed Saturday on Chelsea Street and the subsequent demolition of the building next door has set off a chain reaction that may force more buildings to come down. Boston’s Inspectional Services Department Commissioner Bill Good said after 47 Chelsea St. collapsed late Friday night the city ordered the demolition of the...

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Arroyo Calls for Fair Wages at the Airport

October 20, 2011
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At-Large City Councilor Felix Arroyo held a hearing last week to investigate the wage policy at Logan Airport in East Boston. The hearing stems from reports that workers at the airport are earning less than minimum wage. “This is a matter of fairness for our working families,” said Arroyo, who chairs the committee that...

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Units Will Be Built to Assist Former Residents of Family Shelter

October 20, 2011
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The East Boston Community Development Corporation (CDC) will use $945,000 in Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) subsidies to create seven units of affordable housing for former homeless families that are transitioning to independent living from Crossroads Family Shelter on Havre Street. Crossroads Family will provide support services to the residents. All units...

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