Monthly Archives: September 2012

Capt. Mccormick Answers Concerns at JPNA Meeting

September 12, 2012
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District 7 Captain Kelley McCormick was at Monday night’s Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association meeting to answer residents’ concerns following the sexual assault that occurred in that neighborhood two weeks ago. McCormick was on hand to quell rumors surrounding the case. “I can not go into specifics about the case because it is an ongoing...

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Remembering 9/11

September 12, 2012
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The more that time passes, the more we tend to forget the stark terror and horrible outcome of the terrorist attacks which killed so many, while at the same time awakening the nation to the worldwide terrorist threat. The passing of time, however, doesn’t dim the memory of just how bad this attack was,...

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Honoring an Eastie Victim

September 12, 2012
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On this 9/11 anniversary we honor the life and the memory of Jesus Sanchez, a customer service rep for United Airlines who was on Flight 175. He was 45. He left two children and a grand-daughter. Here was a genuinely good man, a family man, a gentle, non-violent East Boston resident cut down in...

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EB Falls to Blue Hills 24-6

September 12, 2012
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The East Boston High School football team lost its season opener in a rematch against Blue Hills—Eastie’s foe during last year’s playoff game. The Jets, who won the Boston North Title, lost 24-6 to Blue Hills, last year’s Division 4A Super Bowl champs in Canton Friday. The last time the two teams met, Eastie...

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Obituaries 09-12-2012

September 12, 2012
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Salvatore LaFauci East Boston Resident Salvatore S. LaFauci of East Boston died on September 8. He was the devoted husband of the late Carmella (Capri); beloved father of Carol Panora and her husband, Steven of East Boston, Rosemary D’Amelio and her husband, Henry of Revere, Sally LaFauci and Salvatore LaFauci and his wife, Debbie,...

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Harborarts Third Annual Celebration, Sept. 22

September 12, 2012
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Two years ago East Boston became the site of the first outdoor public art exhibition at the Boston Shipyard and Marina on Marginal Street launched by HarborArts. The monumental event of 30 large-scale public art pieces was made possible by Coastal Marine Management and organized in partnership with the Urban Arts Institute at Massachusetts...

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Health Center Teams Up Helping Children Flourish

September 5, 2012
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Health Center Teams Up Helping Children Flourish

This past week the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s pediatrics department teamed up with Cradles to Crayons— a nonprofit in Brighton that provides disadvantaged children with items that children need to flourish—to get Eastie children ready for school. Cradles to Crayons donated dozens of backpacks and school supplies to the EBNHC that were later...

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Off the Grid Excursions Launch Party

September 5, 2012
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Off the Grid Excursions Launch Party

East Boston residents Dave Shea and Megan Shea and friend Chris Seaman attended the Off The Grid Excursions Launch Party in Boston on August 22. Founded by four friends from Northeastern University, Off The Grid Excursions is a company that organizes small group adventure travel, immersing travelers in authentic cultures, uncovering the must-see sites,...

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LaMattina, Campatelli in Battle for Clerk of Probate Position

September 5, 2012
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LaMattina, Campatelli in Battle for Clerk of Probate Position

Thursday’s primary, replacing the traditional first Tuesday of September primary, is not expected to bring out a major vote. Although there are several races East Boston voters should be interested in – primary among them Suffolk County Clerk of Probate and Suffolk County Superior Court Clerk as well as the District 6 Governor’s Council...

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Police Seek Help in Sexual Assault Case

September 5, 2012
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Detectives from East Boston’s District 7 are asking for the public’s help in locating the suspects responsible for a sexual assault last week near the Donald McKay School. On August 27 at 6:00 a.m. officers from District A-7 were called to the McKay School on Cottage Street in East Boston. On arrival, officers discovered...

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