Monthly Archives: August 2012

Charity Walk Moves to Revere Beach

August 8, 2012
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One can hardly mention the name ‘Doc Bob’ without getting a story about how the late orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Robert Harney, cared for a person in a way above and beyond what would be expected of any physician – let alone a surgeon. He would make house calls during snowstorms. He would take detours...

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Clammer’s Lawsuit Has Merit

August 8, 2012
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Local clammers crying out for justice in the wake of a fuel spill that is apparently connected with the extermination of clambeds adjacent to Logan Airport runways have filed a lawsuit in Federal Court against the Massachusetts Port Authority and Swissport/BOS Fueling. With their suit, the clammers are attempting to be compensated for losing...

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Foreclosure Prevention Bill; Step in Right Direction

August 8, 2012
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Foreclosures in East Boston have been a serious problem for about five years. It is believed the worst is behind us but there remain a great number of homeowners who owe more than their homes are worth and who are struggling to pay mortgages they cannot afford. The Mitt Romneys of this world say...

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Tennis, Literacy and Summer Fun

August 8, 2012
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The program that blends tennis and literacy activities throughout the summer months is close to completing another successful summer at Constitution Beach in East Boston. Tenacity’s Summer Tennis & Reading Program (STRP), which serves over 4,400 Eastie and Boston youth of all ages with tennis, literacy and fitness programs is taking place weekly at...

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Obituaries 08-08-2012

August 8, 2012
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Esther Marie Restuccia Belmont Resident Esther Marie Restuccia of Belmont died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on August 4. An employee of the Gillette Company for over 40 years, she was the dear sister of Nicholas Sr. and his wife, Theresa of Centerville and the late Grace Restuccia; loving aunt of Nicholas Jr....

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Heading to Harvard: East Boston Resident Jacqueline DelMuto Will Attend Prestigious University in Cambridge

August 1, 2012
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Heading to Harvard: East Boston Resident Jacqueline DelMuto Will Attend Prestigious University in Cambridge

East Boston resident Jacqueline DelMuto waited anxiously on March 29 for a very important email. It was admissions notification day for many of the nation’s prestigious universities and DelMuto, like high school seniors nationwide, waited for their decision on her candidacy. “The feeling in the school that day as everybody was waiting for the...

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Building permit pulled for waterfront construction

August 1, 2012
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Sources close to the players trying to develop East Boston’s waterfront confirmed that Roseland Property has filed a building permit with the state to begin construction on its waterfront project. While Roseland Property’s Joe Shea could not be reached for comment, his company’s project, the much-anticipated Portside at East Pier located next to Eastie’s...

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Foreclosure Bill Heads to Governor’s Desk

August 1, 2012
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The state’s foreclosure prevention bill backed by Senator Anthony Petruccelli and Representative Carlo Basile 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 sent to the Governor’s desk last week. The legislation, Senate Bill 868/House Bill 3516, An...

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Local Clammers Proceed with Lawsuit Against Jet Refueling Company and Massport

August 1, 2012
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Local clammer John Denehy and 19 other clammers affected by the massive clam die-off in 2010 that they say was caused by a significant oil spill at Logan have filed a lawsuit in federal court against Swissport/BOS Fueling, one of two fueling companies contracted to refuel airliners at Logan, and Massport. Denehy and the...

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The New Beginning

August 1, 2012
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When Mayor Menino announced in January that the East Boston waterfront would be in for major development he wasn’t kidding. Although it has taken some time for development groups to get their soldiers in line and ready to fight, one major developer, Roseland has just announced it has taken out a building permit for...

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