Monthly Archives: January 2013

Obituaries 01-16-2013

January 16, 2013
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Marie Margaret Materazzo Of East Boston Marie Margaret Materazzo of East Boston died on January 6. She was in her 102nd year. She was a member of St. Francis 3rd Order of Mt. Carmel Church, East Boston. The cherished daughter of the late Giacomo and Anna (Zaccheo) Materazzo, she was the dear sister of...

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East Boston School Featured in Nationally-Televised Mass

January 9, 2013
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East Boston School Featured in Nationally-Televised Mass

On Monday, January 7, 2013, Father Domurat of East Boston and students from the East Boston Central Catholic School celebrated Mass in the CatholicTV studios in Watertown. The Daily Mass airs live each day at 9:30 a.m. and is rebroadcast at 7 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. the same day. Students Gabriella Ribeiro and Marina Ribeiro...

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Petruccelli and Basile Sworn In

January 9, 2013
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Petruccelli and Basile Sworn In

After winning a decisive victory over republican challenger, Tom Dooley, Senator Anthony Petruccelli was sworn in to another term on Wednesday, January 2 at the State House. Also sworn in was State Representative Carlo Basile, who ran unopposed in November. Petruccelli, with his daughter, Alexa by his side, took the oath administered by Governor...

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Stephen Murphy Elected Council President LaMattina to Serve as Vice President

January 9, 2013
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Stephen Murphy Elected Council President LaMattina to Serve as Vice President

At-Large City Councilor Stephen Murphy was unanimously elected by the council Monday to serve another two-year term as the body’s president. After being elected Murphy immediately appointed East Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina to serve another two-year term as his vice president. “I’m honored to have the opportunity to again lead the body,” said...

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Fire on a Plane

January 9, 2013
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Fire on a Plane

Boston Fire Department firefighters were called in to assist the Massport Fire Department in putting out a fire aboard a Japan Airlines at Logan International Airport in East Boston on Monday. The fire occurred shortly after the plane landed at Logan and all the passengers had disembarked.

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Police Seek Armed Robber

January 9, 2013
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East Boston Police are still seeking the public’s help in locating the suspect wanted in connection with last week’s armed robbery of the Mobile Gas Station on Meridian Street last week. Police have released a photo and video surveillance of the suspect–the latter of which can be found at  HYPERLINK “http://www.bpdnews.com” www.bpdnews.com. The robbery...

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Vice-President Sal Lamattina

January 9, 2013
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Eastie’s Boston City Councillor Sal LaMattina has once again shown his political acumen with his colleagues in government by being named the vice-president of the Boston City Council by Boston City Council President Steven Murphy. LaMattina might well have been the Boston City Council president himself this time around if he hadn’t deferred to...

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Welcome Back, Mayor Menino: It’s Nice to Have Tom Menino Back on the Job

January 9, 2013
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We wish to add our voice to the chorus of residents who have been delighted to see the return of Mayor Tom Menino  to his office at City Hall. For one thing, it will be a relief to see an end to the speculation about this or that possible scenario by the pundits and...

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Police Briefs 01-09-2013

January 9, 2013
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December 30, 2012 Alexander Lopez of 3 Monmouth Street, East Boston was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of alcohol. Larry Brown of 119 Sumner Street, East Boston was arrested and charged with trespassing and resisting arrest. Thami Ch-Hab of 425 Ferry Street, Everett was arrested and charged with open and gross...

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East Boston Boys Basketball Rebounds Against Capital Prep 49-48

January 9, 2013
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After beating Madison Park in dramatic fashion with Patrick Santos hitting an 80ft shot down by two at the buzzer, the East Boston High School basketball team fell two games in a row to Charlestown and Everett before rebounding against Capital Prep 49-48. The Jets were 2-2 during the holiday break and are 5-2...

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