Monthly Archives: July 2012

What if There is No Casino?

July 16, 2012
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There is a dying horse racing track on a substantial acreage – much like Suffolk Downs – which is located in Los Angeles, near to the international airport there. In past years, all kinds of things were suggested for the sprawling development – ready site. Now comes news that on that site of the...

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Visit Revere Beach

July 16, 2012
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The Sandcastle event at Revere Beach will attract more than 500,000 people over the weekend. East Boston residents are urged to get over to America’s first public beach and to check out the amazing array of sand sculptures being created by professional artists from across the nation. There will be everything at Revere Beach...

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Mr. Boston Sandcastle Event at Revere Beach

July 16, 2012
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You’ve got to get over to Revere Beach this week and into the weekend for the Sand Castle competition that is being held once again. Right now, the contestants from all over the world are busy preparing their newest creations – sand sculptures of the first order completed by professionals who know what they...

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EASTIE Watch Atlantic Works Boiler Building

July 16, 2012
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The building—formerly the Atlantic Works Boiler Building—was erected in 1893 and is notable for the prominent arch facing down Maverick Street.   Following a determination by the Boston Fire Department that the building needs extensive work in order to be brought up to code, or else should be demolished, the property owner determined that demolition...

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Op-ed: What Type of Jobs Could Be Created at the New Casino

July 16, 2012
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Since the casino debate began there has been a lot of talk about just what kind of jobs may be created by a resort-style casino at Suffolk Downs. At community meetings and on websites the opposition to a casino in East Boston has long argued that many of the jobs offered by a casino...

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Police Briefs 07-11-2012

July 16, 2012
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July 1, 2012 An East Boston man was arrested and charged with domestic violence. Matthew Douglas Jung of 100 Meridian Street, East Boston was arrested and charged with assault & battery by means of a dangerous weapon. July 2, 2012 An East Boston man was arrested and charged with violating an existing court order...

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Obituaries 07-11-2012

July 16, 2012
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Anthony Capaldo Winthrop Sealer of Weights and Measures Anthony A. Capaldo of Taunton, formerly of East Boston, died on July 1 after a long illness at the Boston Medical Center. He was 65 years old. Born in Cambridge and raised and educated in East Boston, he lived here until moving to Taunton seven years...

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Skyline View

July 4, 2012
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Skyline View

Last week’s hot and humid weather brought throngs of residents to East Boston’s Piers Park hoping to catch a breeze from the Boston Harbor. Here, a resident checks out the skyline view from the famed Eastie park at about sunset. The park, full of families, picnickers and sailors, was a picture perfect summer scene.

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East Boston YMCA Receives $3,500 Summer Beach Grant

July 4, 2012
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East Boston YMCA Receives $3,500 Summer Beach Grant

East Boston YMCA was awarded a $3,500 grant from the non-profit organization Save the Harbor/Save the Bay to support summer beach activities. The funds have been awarded in support of the YMCA’s “Summer Kick –off Event” that took place on June 18, the Summer Food Service Program, and series of future summer campfire events...

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Hundreds Attend Meeting on Casino Proposal

July 4, 2012
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The function room at the Orient Heights Yacht Club was packed to capacity for an open meeting with the city’s Host Community Advisory Committee which held the meeting to get out into the open the committee’s goals and authorities with regard to a possible casino being located at Suffolk Downs race track. About 200...

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