Monthly Archives: January 2012

Taste of Eastie

January 11, 2012
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Mark your calendar. On January 19 at the Logan Hilton Hotel, the 16th Annual Taste of Eastie – which is really a taste of Boston – will be held from 6-9 p.m. Taste of Eastie is all about food and fun, music and entertainment, and people. Don’t eat all day and then get over...

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Ice Jets Help Raise Money for Research Center

January 11, 2012
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The East Boston High School hockey team and hockey players from Boston area schools faced off last week at Porrazzo Rink in East Boston in a two-day hockey tournament to raise money for the Boston Medical Center (BMC) Breast  Cancer Research  Center. The Jets hosted the 7th Annual Deep Freeze high school hockey tournament,...

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Police Briefs 01-11-2012

January 11, 2012
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Monday, January 2  Stephanie Difeo of 35 Fairview Avenue, Winthrop was arrested and charged with assault & battery. Tuesday, January 3  William Doucette of 138 Chelsea Street, East Boston was arrested and charged with possession of Class A drugs. Wednesday, January 4  Sanders Davis of 25 White Street, East Boston was arrested on outstanding...

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Obituaries 01-11-2011

January 11, 2012
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Rolande ‘Rose’ Meloa East Boston Resident Rolande “Rose” Meola of East Boston died on December 31. She wasthe beloved wife of Americo Meola and the loving mother of Susan Whitaker of Florida. A private burial was held in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody with arrangements by the Rapino Memorial Home. - Thomas Fahey Former...

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Sterlingwear’s Local Retail Store Has Great Sales During Holidays

January 4, 2012
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Sterlingwear’s Local Retail Store Has Great Sales During Holidays

Since opening its doors to a new retail space adjacent to its factory on The McClellan Highway, East Boston based Sterlingwear of Boston, the sole manufacturer of the official U.S. Navy Peacoat has had nonstop business. “The new retail space is doing very well,” said Jack Foster, Director of Marketing and Sales for Sterlingwear...

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16th Annual Taste of Eastie is Set for Jan. 19

January 4, 2012
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16th Annual Taste of Eastie is Set for Jan. 19

Despite many of us making a New Year’s resolution to drop some weight, an upcoming East Boston tradition may be putting those post-holiday diets on hold. On Thursday, January 19 at the Logan Hilton, East Boston Main Streets will host its 16th Annual Taste of Eastie will kick off from 6 to 9 p.m....

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New Street Developer Might Sell Property

January 4, 2012
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Word on the street is that the developers of a waterfront parcel on New Street in East Boston are looking to sell the property that would add 224 waterfront units to the neighborhood. According to sources, New Street Realty Trust has a potential buyer but there may be a snag because the potential buyer...

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The Referendum

January 4, 2012
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There is to be a referendum in East Boston and in Revere on the casino question. That question to the voters in East Boston and Revere is this: will you vote to allow a casino at Suffolk Downs or not? A number of Boston city councilors are asking that the entire city of Boston...

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Lamattina Heads Council Casino Study Committee

January 4, 2012
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East Boston Councillor Sal LaMattina has been named by Council President Stephen Murphy to head the city council’s newly created committee to study casino gambling. President Murphy has made a good choice. LaMattina is a great supporter and friend for this neighborhood. He is a supporter of a casino coming to Suffolk Downs but...

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Jets Come Up Short on Fenway Park Ice: Edged out by Latin Academy Dragons, 4-3

January 4, 2012
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The East Boston boys hockey team got the chance of a lifetime on Monday to play at America’s oldest ballpark. The Jets faced off against Latin Academy in the first game of the first day of high school hockey play at Fenway Park as part of this year’s Frozen Fenway event. Despite Eastie’s Sean...

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