Monthly Archives: February 2013

We Can Bet You, Menino is Not Happy

February 13, 2013
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The stories coming out about the plowing of city streets in East Boston has residents fuming and rightfully so. Howeverprobably no one is more upset than Mayor Thomas Menino. Menino has always prided himself in taking care of the details involving residential services and life in Boston.  Whether it be by walking the streets...

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East Boston High School Coed Track Team

February 13, 2013
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The East Boston High School coed track team did well during last week’s City League track championship held at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston. Runners like Nada Abdalla and Alicia Aispiro who finished 2nd and 4th respectively in the 2-mile helped the team put on a good show during the Tuesday, February 5...

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Obituaries 02-13-2013

February 13, 2013
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Gaetano Consolo Retired Revere Policeman Gaetano Consolo of Florida, formerly of East Boston and Revere, died unexpectedly on February 10. A Retired Revere Policeman and a past member of the Mass. Policeman’s Association, he was the devoted father of Philip, Sr. of Revere and John of Rutland, MA; dear brother of John Consolo and...

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Five Alarm Fire on Sumner St: 21 Left Homeless Following Late Night Fire in Multi Family Home

February 6, 2013
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Five Alarm Fire on Sumner St: 21 Left Homeless Following Late Night Fire in Multi Family Home

A 5-alarm fire late Monday night destroyed a multi-family home on the corner of Sumner and Orleans Streets just across the street from Zumix, which, in an ironic twist, was once a Boston Firehouse. The fire caused approximately $600,000 worth of damage and displaced 21 residents from the home and adjoining homes on Sumner...

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Petruccelli Named Chairman of Committee on Financial Services

February 6, 2013
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East Boston Senator Anthony Petruccelli was again appointed chairman of the second most important committee in the Massachusetts Senate aside from Ways and Means late last week. Petruccelli will serve Chairman for the Joint Committee on Financial Services. Senate President Therese Murray made Petruccelli’s appointment. ”Last Thursday I was appointed by the Senate President...

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Meeting on Ethanol Set for Feb. 6

February 6, 2013
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A coalition of activists from East Boston, Chelsea, Revere and Everett will hold a meeting Wednesday (tonight) at 6 p.m. at the East Boston High School to ask state officials to join the communities in opposing Global Oil’s plan to bring ethanol trains into the area. “We’ll have a brief presentation about Global Oil’s...

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David Nunes

February 6, 2013
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David Nunes, the Milford casino developer, recently let the world know just what he thinks of Eastie. During an interview with MassLive.com, Nunes said while he’s a fan of Boston and that a casino should be built in a place “that people are not afraid when they go into a parking garage during the...

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Menino’s Coalition Against Guns

February 6, 2013
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Talking about the United States and its policies during civil rights former President Jimmy Carter once remarked that “once that change was made, a very simple but difficult change, no one in his right mind would want to go back to circumstances prior to that juncture in the development of our nation’s society”. It...

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Congrats to the New Chamber President, Board and Officers

February 6, 2013
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The East Boston Times would like to congratulate all those installed to the East Boston Chamber of Commerce last week. These men and woman volunteer their time in order to make Eastie more prosperous and a better place to live, work and raise a family. A special congrats to Diane Modica who was installed...

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Police Briefs 02-06-2013

February 6, 2013
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January 27, 2013 Luis Eduardo Castillo 0f 116 Howland Street, Roxbury was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Harvey Cardoso of 35 Fox Street, Dorchester was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Jose Estrada of 60 Chester Avenue, Chelsea was arrested and charged with operating after suspension and...

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