Monthly Archives: October 2012

Orient Heights Station Makeover

October 24, 2012
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The $51 million project to replace the decaying Orient Heights MBTA station on Bennington Street is in full swing and, according to the MBTA, major construction should last until spring of 2014. Staging for the construction project began in the spring and by midsummer most of the old, dilapidated station was torn down. Only...

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One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

October 24, 2012
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Two years ago a pilot program was started in Eagle Hill to place barrels on every street corner as part of multi-prong approach to curb the occurrences of litter on Eastie’s streets. The barrels were not the solution to litter but simple one tool in a program that was to contain an educational component...

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Lightning Express Top Dog in EBMHL as Mondello Erupts on Royal Roast Beef

October 24, 2012
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It’s hard to believe that seven weeks of hockey have been played at the Porazzo Rink already this season, and after seven weeks its Lightning Express all alone on top of the standings. Since back to back losses in weeks four and five to Royal Roast Beef and The Squire in a shootout thriller, Lightning has...

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Obituaries 10-24-2012

October 24, 2012
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Edna Kennedy Retired Suffolk Superior Court Stenographer Edna Kennedy, a lifelong resident of Winthrop, passed away recently at the Leonard Florence Center in Chelsea. She was 76 years old. Born in East Boston, the daughter of the late James J. and Elsie Kennedy and sister of Arthur Kennedy, in her lifetime, she enjoyed traveling...

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Roseland Commits to Starting Project on Waterfront

October 17, 2012
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Roseland Commits to Starting Project on Waterfront

Roseland Property’s Project Manager Joe Shea was at the Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association meeting last Tuesday to announce some good news for the neighborhood. Shea said his company, after nearly a decade of starts and stops, is ready to begin construction on East Boston’s first waterfront development project. Shea said activity at the site...

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Chelsea St. Building to Be Razed This Week

October 17, 2012
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Chelsea St. Building to Be Razed This Week

The last buildings affected by the October 2011 building collapse on Chelsea Street is being demolished this week. Demolition crews have begun razing the buildings from 41-39 Chelsea St.—a row of brick buildings that were connected to the building that collapsed on October 14, 2011. These buildings were structurally compromised after 47 Chelsea St....

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It’s Showtime : EBHS Drama Club Students Take Their Art Very Seriously

October 17, 2012
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Each day when school lets out there are a group of students that don’t go home or hang out on the corner or get into trouble in the neighborhood. No, these students are committed to learning the craft of drama and theater arts and are perfecting two One Act Plays that will debut on...

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Floating Restaurant Planned

October 17, 2012
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Imagine for a moment taking a water shuttle during the warm New England months from East Boston’s shore to an attractive restaurant anchored just off Piers Park. This concept of a ‘floating restaurant’ is exactly what Boston harbor Cruises’ Principal Owner Rick Nolan wants to bring to the neighborhood. At last week’s Jeffries Point...

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The Governor Should Be Ashamed

October 17, 2012
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When we heard the news that Governor Deval Patrick removed George Anzuoni as Chairman of the Revere Housing Authority, we were stunned and disappointed at this classic misstep and what can only be termed as politics at its worst. In a time when one cannot help but read of incompetence and corruption in other...

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EBHS Working Its Way Through Fall Sports

October 17, 2012
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The East Boston High School is halfway through its 2012 fall sports season with some thrilling victories and agonizing defeats. First up, the football team has seen better days since winning the Boston North Title last year. The Jets are 2-3 on the season recently losing to West Roxbury 22-6 last week. However, big...

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