Monthly Archives: November 2012

A Good Proposal

November 14, 2012
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The recent hearing on a noise control ordinance by City Councilor Sal LaMattina is in order and overdue.  LaMattina is seeking to put some teeth into a law to make bad neighbors or landlords pay for being a repeated disruption in the neighborhood. The charm of living in East Boston, Back Bay, Beacon Hill, ...

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East Boston and South Boston Meet Again on Thanksgiving Day

November 14, 2012
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The 95thmatch up will take place on Thanksgiving Day morning at White Stadium.  Kick-off time is 9:30 a.m.  Both teams have struggled with having more losses than wins.  As the regular season schedule comes to an end, South Boston is 3-7 and East Boston is 4-5. The South Boston Knights, led by Coach Sean...

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Obituaries 11-14-2012

November 14, 2012
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Audrey Lee Brown Avelar Of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston Audrey Lee Brown Avelar, August 19, 1966 to November 10, 2012, was diagnosed with lymphoma cancer at the age of 15 and was in remission at age 16. She was diagnosed with lymphoma again at the age of 20 which resulted in a lobectomy....

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Election Day

November 7, 2012
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Election Day

East Boston’s state elected officials Senator Anthony Petruccelli and Representative Carlo Basile pose with poll workers outside Precinct 13 in East Boston on Tuesday during Election Day.

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Kuller Dies in Accident

November 7, 2012
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Kuller Dies in Accident

There are people that leave an unquestionable mark on the landscape of East Boston that never fades with time. One of those people was Jeff Kuller, the man that help save Piers Park Sailing from certain extinction back in 2001. Kuller, the former Executive Director of the Piers Park Sailing Center, died tragically at...

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Police Seize $5m Worth of Heroin

November 7, 2012
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A major drug bust in East Boston last week has removed 42 lbs. of heroin worth $5 million from the streets and landed two men behind bars. Miguel Antonio Rivera, 35, of Chelsea was arraigned on charges of trafficking in more than 200 grams of a Class A substance in a school zone for...

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Third Time Could Be a Charm for Council Redistricting Plan

November 7, 2012
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The Boston City Council voted 11-2 last week to support a third redistricting map that will most likely be singed by Mayor Thomas Menino in the next few days. The new map leaves City Councilor Sal LaMattina’s district largely intact. East Boston, the North End and Charlestown will remain in LaMattina’s district after Menino...

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Rep. Basile’s Thanksgiving

November 7, 2012
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Again this year, Representative Carlo Basile and a team of volunteers are stepping up to make Thanksgiving a little more cheerful for hundreds of low-income, homeless and elderly residents in East Boston. Basile and a group of friends, family and an army of volunteers from across the neighborhood will provide a full Thanksgiving meal...

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Good police work

November 7, 2012
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Officer from District 7 that helped take 42 lbs. of heroin off the street last week during a major drug bust here should be applauded. Over the past few months we have seen an up tick in certain crimes but that is not due in any way to the work of the police here....

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Obituaries 11-07-2012

November 7, 2012
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Dorothy Mae Allen Long Time VA Hospital Employee Dorothy Mae (Whitesides) Allen of East Boston died on October 31 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett. She was 66 years old. Born in Rutherfordton, N.C, she worked for the V.A. Hospital for many years. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, the late Israel...

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