Monthly Archives: February 2012

Lowell Richards

February 9, 2012
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The death of Lowell Richards is a loss for East Boston, for his family and for all of us who knew him and respected the good work he did as the head of development for Massport. Mr. Richards was a self-effacing type totally without bluster who disliked the limelight. Over the years of his...

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Eastie Swimmers Split Week

February 9, 2012
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After losing a regular season swim meet to archrival Latin Academy last Tuesday, the East Boston High School coed swim team finished third in the Boston City League Championship this week. Latin Academy took their 21st title in the 22-year history of the event followed by O’Bryant and Eastie. The Aqua Jets scored 51-points...

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Obituaries 02-08-2011

February 9, 2012
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Louise Marchionda Of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston Louise (D’Errico) Marchionda of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston and North Reading, died on February 3. She was the beloved wife of the late Guido; cherished daughter of the late Savino and Antonia (DiPaola) D’Errico; loving mother of Diann Anzalone and her husband, John of Winthrop,...

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Hotel Developer Buys Land Near Potential Casino Site

February 1, 2012
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Hotel Developer Buys Land Near Potential Casino Site

With the possibility of a resort-style casino coming to East Boston a Fall River based developer has purchased a large swath of land on McClellan Highway less than a mile from Suffolk Downs. First Bristol Corp., known for the development of Hotels and high-end residential units in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut recently purchased...

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Rino’s Opening Second Location

February 1, 2012
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Rino’s Opening Second Location

The owners of Rino’s Place, the famed Italian restaurant on the corner of Saratoga and Putnam Streets that was recently on the Food Network last year, is days away from opening a new cafe at 300 Saratoga St. across from Rino’s current location. The café, which will be called Prima e Dopo, Italian for...

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Councilor to Register: Lamattina Weighing Run for Register of Probate and Family Court

February 1, 2012
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Councilor to Register: Lamattina Weighing Run for Register of Probate and Family Court

City Councilor Sal LaMattina is seriously considering leaving his post as Ward I City Councilor to run for Register of Suffolk County’s Probate and Family Court seat vacated by Richard Ianella. LaMattina, a life-long resident of East Boston, was first elected to the Council in 2006 and serves as the Council’s Vice-President. LaMattina met...

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Kevin White

February 1, 2012
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Mayor Kevin White’s death is a moment for all of us to remember him and the days when he managed this city with an iron fist. He was above all, a real Bostonian with his early roots in West Roxbury and his adult life spent on Beacon Hill. He loved Boston. He loved downtown...

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Sports Go Pats: Danilchuk Auto Team Show Why They’re Diehard Pats Fans

February 1, 2012
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The parade of people that have stopped by Danilchuk Auto Body on Addison Street to take a picture of the auto body’s support for the New England Patriots hasn’t slowed one bit, especially with Super Bowl XLVI set for this Sunday. Danilchuk has painted one car in the colors of the New York Giants....

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Police Briefs 02-01-2012

February 1, 2012
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Monday, January 23 Vincent Anthony Durbano a homeless male was arrested and charged with unarmed robbery (purse snatching) Aida Gomes of 113 Orleans Street, East Boston was arrested and charged with assault & battery. Tuesday, January 24 Rigoberto Herbert of 276 Chelsea Street, East Boston was arrested on an outstanding default warrant for attempted...

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Obituaries 02-01-2012

February 1, 2012
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Charles Kitchell Of Burlington, formerly of East Boston Charles A. Kitchell of Burlington, formerly of East Boston and North Reading, died recently. He was in his 95th year. A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was an honorary member of the Jeffries Yacht Club. He was the beloved husband of the late...

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