Monthly Archives: May 2012

Even Though Local Team Lost: Tournament Was a Big Winner

May 24, 2012
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The East Boston High School baseball team lost to Madison Park Saturday in the second game of the annual Strike Out Colon Cancer baseball tournament Saturday at East Boston Stadium but despite the loss the tournament was a big win for coach Phil Brangiforte. Malden beat Newton North in the first game and then...

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Obituaries 05-23-2012

May 24, 2012
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Grace Flynn Member of Winthrop Catholic Women’s Club Grace M. Flynn of Winthrop died May 16 at the Glen Ridge Nursing Center. She was 93 years old. Born in Boston, the dear daughter of the late Ethel B. (Rowland) and Thomas F. Flynn, she was a graduate of East Boston High School and Boston...

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YMCA and City Programs Keep Residents Moving

May 24, 2012
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The East Boston YMCA and the City of Boston are teaming up to expand the city’s NeighborWalk program to help more Eastie residents get outside and get active. The city, through a grant to the Y, will begin supporting a free walking program twice a week. On Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to...

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Going Up and Down: State, Local Officials at Opening of New Chelsea Street Bridge

May 17, 2012
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Going Up and Down: State, Local Officials at Opening of New Chelsea Street Bridge

Pointing at the massive structure behind him, U.S. Congressman Michael Capuano said the new Chelsea Street Bridge is an example of how federal earmarks work. “When there are projects like these that create jobs and improve infrastructure, earmarks work and are good,” said Capuano. Capuano on Monday joined Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Secretary...

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New Tennis Courts Groundbreaking at Constitution Beach

May 17, 2012
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The state’s Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) broke ground last Thursday on the planned rehab of the aging tennis courts at Constitution Beach. DCR’s $300,000 project will demolish and replace the two tennis courts at the beach with a new three tennis court facility. The project would also install new landscaping, new fencing,...

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Open Studios Set for This Weekend

May 17, 2012
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Part of what has made East Boston a wonderful place in which to live is the neighborhood’s flourishing artist community. The East Boston’s Artist Group at 80 Border St., renovated a few years back by the East Boston Community Development Corp., is unlike any other art gallery or studio in Boston. Here the building...

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Waterfront Development: When Does It Begin Anew?

May 17, 2012
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When Mayor Thomas Menino announced during his state of the city address last January that he was making East Boston a development district, it was believed that the waterfront would get the badly needed jump start it has been hoping for since the collapse of the economy in 2008. Many a possible solid real...

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Wally Bowe’s Legacy Lives On

May 17, 2012
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The final seconds ticked off the clock. Dynasty knew it had won big-time over The Bad Boys. Yet, at the end of the game, each team displayed genuine comradiere, respect, and appreciation for their opponent- understanding the entire effort of each team in their quest for the championship trophy.  This year’s Wally Bowe –Salesian...

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Obituaries 05-16-2012

May 17, 2012
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Stacee Goldstein Real Estate Agent Stacee L. Goldstein of Winthrop, formerly of Saugus, died suddenly on May 9. She was 39 years old. A graduate of Saugus High School and Simmons College in Boston, she was a real estate agent, employed by Coleman Real Estate She was the beloved wife of Craig P. Nolan....

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Project Bread Walk Raises More Than $3m

May 10, 2012
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Project Bread Walk Raises More Than $3m

East Boston based Project Bread met its goal of raising more than $3 million during the 44th Annual Walk for Hunger Sunday. Over 41,000 walkers and 2,000 volunteers help raise $3.6 million for a wide range of community hunger relief programs across the state. Despite a rainy week, the sun broke through to shine...

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