Monthly Archives: April 2012

Community Rallies to Help Fire Victims

April 4, 2012
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Community Rallies to Help Fire Victims

The entire community is pitching in to help the 30 people displaced by the seven-alarm blaze that gutted two attached brick buildings on Chelsea Street near Day Square Sunday. “There were some real heroes that worked around the clock to help the families during the blaze,” said City Councilor Sal LaMattina who joined Mayor...

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First Priority Named as Top Lender

April 4, 2012
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When it was built on Swift and Bennington Streets four years ago, First Priority Credit Union forever changed an industrial corner in East Boston into an attractive center for commerce. Now, First Priority, a Massachusetts State Chartered Credit Union, has been named one of 2011’s Top Credit Union Lenders in the March 26, 2012...

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Patients to Benefit from New Alliance at EBNHC

April 4, 2012
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The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) will be joining the Alternative Quality Contract (AQC) as one of seven Boston Medical Center (BMC) affiliated neighborhood health centers. The partnership will allow better access for EBNHC patients seeking care at BMC for a wide array of health care services that may not be offered at...

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EPA Fines Logan Fueler

April 4, 2012
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The company that refuels planes at Logan International Airport accused of spilling hundreds of gallons of jet fuel into the water between the airport and East Boston by a group of New England clammers, has been fined by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for failing to take adequate precaution to contain oil spills. Swissport/BOS...

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Council Backs Petruccelli’s Law on Prescription Drugs

April 4, 2012
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The Boston City Council voted unanimously last week to pass a resolution to support a state bill advocating for stricter laws regarding dangerous prescription drugs and an amendment by Senator Anthony Petruccelli for more funding to increase drug abuse education. The resolution was offered by City Councilor At-Large Felix G. Arroyo and District 3...

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The Fire Brings out the Best of the Eastie Community

April 4, 2012
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It sometimes takes a seven-alarm fire in our neighborhood to aid us in putting into proper perspective what is important about our lives and what is not. The miracle, obviously, was not the fire – which had the look and feel of rolling thunder and overlapping flames. The fire was the devil incarnate. The...

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Easter Sunday

April 4, 2012
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Easter is upon us. Let us all take a moment to give thanks for everything we have and for the holiday, which commemorates one of the greatest events in the history of mankind. Jesus gave his life on the hill at Golgotha. Mankind got the Kingdom of God in return.

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EBMHL Frozen Four Ready to Roll

April 4, 2012
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The road to the playoffs for Danilchuk Auto and Chiara’s Auto was not an easy one. Both clubs struggled to get acclimated in this seasons highly competitive league play. Danilchuck began the season 5-0, only to fall deep into the cellar as the year went on finishing 7-18-3, an extremely disappointing campaign. When speaking...

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Obituaries 04-04-2012

April 4, 2012
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Marilyn Kalil Retired Assembly Supervisor and Waitress Marilyn M. (Oles)-Kalil, a lifelong resident of Chelsea and a graduate of Chelsea High School, died at home on March 28 after a long illness. She was 70 years old. An assembly supervisor for more than 10 years for Allied Signal, she also worked as a waitress...

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