Monthly Archives: January 2013

A Well Deserved Tribute: Presentation by Vets to Rep. Basile is a Fitting Recognition of His Fine Work

January 23, 2013
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The presentation by the Massachusetts Veterans Service Officers Association to State Representative Carlo Basile as the group’s Legislator of the Year last week for his work for veterans across the state was a well deserved honor. Rep. Basile’s efforts on behalf of our veterans have been second to none. His bill to provide financial...

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Remembering Rev. King: A Man Who Stood Up for the Rights of Everybody

January 23, 2013
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For those of us of a certain age, it is hard to imagine that 2013 will mark 45 years since the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King in Memphis while he was standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel. Recalling the news of his murder still brings chills and a deep sense...

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Obituaries 01-23-2013

January 23, 2013
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Edward Parow NE Tel Lineman and Member of VFW Edward B. Parow of East Boston, formerly of Chelsea, died at home on January 9. He was 71 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea and a graduate of Chelsea High School, he served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam, the National Guard and was...

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Basile Named Legislator of Year by Vets

January 16, 2013
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Basile Named Legislator of Year by Vets

The Massachusetts Veterans Service Officers Association (MVSOA) named Representative Carlo Basile Legislator of the Year last week for his work on behalf of veterans across the state. “I was honored to receive the MVSOA Veterans Appreciation Award at the Annual Legislative Luncheon,” said Basile. “Helping veterans has always been what I consider to be...

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Jeffries Point Residents Hear About Casino Process

January 16, 2013
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Jeffries Point Residents Hear About Casino Process

As Suffolk Downs submitted the first part of its gaming license application with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) to develop and operate a Caesars-branded resort and casino in East Boston this week, City officials were at Monday nights Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association meeting to brief residents on the process. City officials working on the...

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More Panels Removed from Sumner Tunnel

January 16, 2013
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After removing 117 wall panels from the Callahan Tunnel last month, which connects East Boston to Downtown, MassDOT tested and removed an additional two-dozen panels from the adjoining Sumner Tunnel last week. In December a 100 lb. wall panel in the tunnel fell off the wall of the tunnel and landed in the road....

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Arrest Made for Armed Robbery at Mobil Station

January 16, 2013
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East Boston Police announced they have made an arrest in the armed robbery of the Mobil Gas Station that took place on Thursday, January 3. While the name of the suspect has not yet been released, Community Service Officer Danny Simons made the announcement at Monday’s Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association meeting. The robbery occurred...

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Four Are in Casino License Process

January 16, 2013
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Surprise and intrigue came late Tuesday for those following the casino discussion, with one mysterious proposal from Chicago develop Neil Bluhm joining proposals by Las Vegas gaming magnate Steve Wynn, Suffolk Downs owners and an older proposal in Milford as Phase I casino license applicants in Greater Boston – each paying a $400,000 licensing...

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Taste of Eastie: Event Definitely Worth Attending

January 16, 2013
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Eastie resident will be putting aside those post holiday and carb conscience diets Thursday night because in this neighborhood the annual Taste of Eastie is a local culinary tradition that brings the neighborhood and old friends together through food. The event’s success has long been attributed to its perfect blend of community, camaraderie and...

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Police Briefs 01-16-2013

January 16, 2013
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January 6, 2013 Luis Serrano of 28 Trenton Street, East Boston was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct & possession of Class A drugs with intent to distribute. Ivan Hurtado of 23 Kenilworth Street, Malden was arrested and charged with unarmed breaking & entering and destruction of personal property. Juan Suarez of 286 Lexington...

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