Monthly Archives: May 2012

Suffolk University Law School Graduation Ceremonies

May 31, 2012
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Suffolk University Law School Graduation Ceremonies

 It was a family affair for the Nucci family of East Boston during both the Suffolk University and Suffolk University Law School graduation ceremonies on Sunday, May 20, at the Bank of America Pavilion in Boston.   Proud dad, John Nucci, vice president of Government and Community Affairs at Suffolk University, was there to...

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Local Auto Repair Sued by Coakley for Illegal Dumping

May 31, 2012
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East Boston environmental activists that have worked for decades to try and keep the Belle Isle Marsh Reservation clean are fuming after it was revealed this week that a local auto repair shop was caught dumping there. D&M Auto Doctor on Bennington Street, a business that residents have complained about for years and has...

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Mayor Says EB Waterfront Development Very Close

May 31, 2012
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At a meeting held inside city hall last week with members of the local press, including Reporter John Lynds of the East Boston Times Free Press, Mayor Thomas Menino made it plain and clear that the East Boston waterfront is  a step away from contracts being signed for the development of the waterfront. Responding...

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Thank you, Kiwanis

May 31, 2012
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Any time 13 local seniors in high school receive scholarships from a local organization as they prepare to go to college in the fall is a terrific occasion to celebrate and to acknowledge. This is exactly what occurred recently when the local Kiwanis Club headed by Edward Coletta, made its annual K-Trust Scholarship awards...

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Eastie High Students Fare Well in City League Championship

May 31, 2012
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Despite May showers on both days, the annual city league track championship for the Boston Public Schools took place at recently White Stadium. The two-day event was a colorful sight as students from East Boston and other Boston high schools competed in the many events. While Latin Academy is the new city champion with...

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Obituaries 05-30-2012

May 31, 2012
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William Martino Of Florida, formerly of East Boston William F. Martino of Port St. Lucie, FL, formerly of East Boston, died on May 26. He was the beloved husband of the late Florence G. (DeMattia); devoted father of William, Linda (Quigley), Florence, Donna (Arone), Edward, Michael and Richard. Funeral Services will be held at...

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Petruccelli, Basile Lead Efforts to Get Foreclosure Prevention Bill Passed

May 31, 2012
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The state’s foreclosure prevention bill that will help thousands of homeowners in East Boston, and across the state, find ways to stay in their homes by working with banks was passed by the House last week. The legislation, Senate Bill 868/House Bill 3516, An Act to Prevent Unlawful and Unnecessary Foreclosures, was filed by...

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Making the Big Time: Two Eastie Restaurants Featured on Television

May 24, 2012
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Making the Big Time: Two Eastie Restaurants Featured on Television

Guy Fieri and the crew from Diners, Drive Ins and Dives (Triple Ds) were back in East Boston last week filming at two popular restaurants in the neighborhood. In 2010, Fieri made Rino’s Place on Saratoga Street a national sensation by featuring chef and owner Tony DiCenso on the widely successful show. Overnight Rino’s...

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Anchoring Maverick Square East Boston Health Center: Great Example of Stimulus Bill at Work

May 24, 2012
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Critics of the country’s economic stimulus bill should look no further than the new East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s (EBNHC) new building in Maverick Square to see how federal money has spurred growth and commerce in a once economically depressed area. Built with $12 million of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) money, the...

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Memorial Day 2012

May 24, 2012
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The long weekend for those of us living safely throughout the nation is much more than that for all of us. Whether we recognize and feel the intensity of the Memorial Day holiday or not, whether we  understand what sacrifice and battlefield death are all about, the one day of the year which is...

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