Monthly Archives: May 2012

Revere Man Charged for Murder in Eastie

May 10, 2012
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Revere Man Charged for Murder in Eastie

It was a murder so grisly it upset even the most hardened Boston homicide detectives. Last Friday, 220 Chelsea St. was turned into an active crime scene after police responded to a call for a man in cardiac arrest but stumbled upon something more sinister. John Barrientos, 50, of East Boston was found in...

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Residents Seek to Have OHRC Named for Pino

May 10, 2012
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He was one of East Boston’s most revered mentors and youth advocates and now there’s a campaign in full swing by residents to convince the city to rename the Orient Heights Recreational Center (OHRC) in honor of the late Marty Pino. Known throughout his life as a doer, a hero to countless Eastie resident,...

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The Outcome in Foxboro

May 10, 2012
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The casino sweepstakes has been turned upside down by the Robert Kraft/Steven Wynn decision to pull out of the competition in Foxboro. The overwhelming rejection in Monday balloting of selectman candidates open to casino development in Foxboro sent out a message loud and clear to casino developer Wynn and his local partner, Patriots owner...

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Patriots Cheerleaders Alumni Hold Meeting in East Boston

May 10, 2012
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The New England Patriots Cheerleaders Alumni Association (NEPCAA) convened for a meeting at the East Boston dance studio owned by Beverly Richards Buckley. Buckley is a former Patriots’ cheerleader and has fond memories of her days in uniform. She said she was happy to be a part of the newly formed group, serving as...

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Obituaries 05-09-2012

May 10, 2012
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Grace Cacciola Of Stoneham, formerly of East Boston Grace M. Cacciola of Stoneham, formerly of East Boston, died on May 3. She was 84 years old. She was the beloved daughter of the late Simone and Giuseppina (Sottile) Cacciola; devoted sister of the late John of Everett, Charles of S. Boston and Joseph N....

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Local Business Takes Part in Grossman’s Small Business Banking Partnership

May 3, 2012
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Local Business Takes Part in Grossman’s Small Business Banking Partnership

State Treasurer Steve Grossman met directly with an couple that owns a business in East Boston that directly benefits from Grossman’s Small Business Banking Partnership program. On Tuesday Grossman toured El Valle De La Sultana Market on Bennington Street in East Boston. Owners Victor Gallego and Martha Perdomo received a $172,500 loan through East...

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Shovels in for Library

May 3, 2012
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Shovels in for Library

Last Wednesday, the community joined Mayor Thomas Menino and Boston Public Library officials to break ground on East Boston’s new library that will be constructed on Bremen Street. “The East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library was the first municipally funded branch library in the United States.  Now, the East Boston Branch is...

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The Mayor’s Breakfast

May 3, 2012
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An enormous crowd of East Boston people came to break bread with Mayor Thomas Menino at his annual breakfast held inside the main ballroom at the Hilton Hotel at Logan Airport Sunday morning. Crowd estimates varied but at least 500 men, women and children attended the event which was most notable due to the...

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Then Rain, the Chill and Short Memories

May 3, 2012
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In early March, historic temperature highs were broken. Day after day the temperature rose into the 80’s. Many of us were walking about in our shorts and wearing polo shirts and enjoying the heat into the late evening. Much of April was a bust – not bad weather, more warmth than some of us...

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Eastie Resident Fanning Winding Down a Tremendous Softball Career at SSU

May 3, 2012
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Katelynn Fanning began her softball career on the fields of East Boston. The East Boston T-Ball League was her first stop. When Robyn DiMeo launched the East Boston Girls Softball League at Festa Field, Fanning took to the pitcher’s mound and hasn’t looked back since. Always looking for a competitive environment, she continued her...

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