Monthly Archives: March 2013

Petraglia, New Community Liason

March 22, 2013
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Petraglia, New Community Liason

Just two weeks on the job and Corinne Petraglia has already got a heavy dose of what it’s like to be Mayor Thomas Menino’s East Boston liaison—a job where you are on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. “I started two weeks ago and there has already been a fire, a...

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Logan Health Study Due out In the Spring

March 22, 2013
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It was his first piece of legislation back when he was a young state representative, now Senator Anthony Petruccelli is excited that the state’s comprehensive study on the health of residents surrounding Logan Airport–in particular residents living in East Boston—will be released this spring. For the first time a sophisticated study by the Massachusetts...

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Reach out for Youth Campaign

March 22, 2013
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Reach out for Youth Campaign

After delivering a $25,000 check for the Y’s annual “Reach Out For Youth Campaign” Tuesday morning, Massport’s Executive Director Thomas Glynn spent time reading books to the kids attending the East Boston YMCA’s daycare program.

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Satellite Companies Poised to Block City Ordinance

March 22, 2013
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As expected, the satellite dish companies are planning to file a lawsuit to block City Councilor Sal LaMattina and the City Council’s attempt to regulate how satellite dishes are installed in neighborhoods like East Boston. LaMattina made the announcement at a recent community meeting. The proposed ordinance would have focused on the installation, maintenance,...

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School Committee Adopts New Assignment Plan

March 22, 2013
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Last Thursday, the Boston School Committee (BSC) voted to adopt the External Advisory Committee (EAC) on School Choice’s recommendation for a new system for assigning students to schools in grades K-8 in Boston. The BSC voted to approve the Home-Based A option for schools in the city. The EAC voted to adopt the same...

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Excel Academy Charter School Welcomes Their Newest and Largest Class of Scholars

March 22, 2013
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A heightened level of excitement and anticipation flooded the halls of Excel Academy Charter Schools last Wednesday as the school held its annual enrollment lottery at each of their middle school locations. Excel Academy – East Boston, Excel Academy – Orient Heights and Excel Academy – Chelsea all offered seats to its rigorous, high...

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NOAH, with the New American 
integration Program (NAIP) Initiative Honors Impact of AmeriCorps.

March 22, 2013
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NOAH (East Boston Neighborhood of Affordable Housing) is spotlighting the vital work done by AmeriCorps members in communities across Massachusetts since the national service program began 19 years ago. “We are proud to be part of AmeriCorps with the New American Integration Program (NAIP), a partnership between the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition...

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Suffolk Downs Featured in ‘Boston Sports Temples’ Exhibition

March 22, 2013
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Suffolk Downs is one of four historic sports venues featured in Boston Public Library’s current “Boston Sports Temples” exhibition, which showcases these beloved venues and their unique roles in the daily lives and hearts of generations of New Englanders. Suffolk Downs is joined by Fenway Park, the original Boston Garden and Braves Field in...

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Milano’s Deli Dethrones EBYC, Lightning 
express Advances in Style

March 22, 2013
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One absolute barn burner and an upset heard round the city in the EBMHL semifinals last week has set the tone for the EBMHL Championship Series which began last night at the Porazzo Rink and.will continue next Tuesday and the following Tuesday, if necessary, due to the new best 2 out of 3 format...

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Obituaries 03-20-2013

March 22, 2013
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Mary Bottaro Of Saugus, formerly of East Boston Mary (Manzo) Bottaro of Saugus, formerly of East Boston, died on March 14. The beloved wife of the late Anthony Bottaro, she was the loving mother of Ronald “Ron” Bottaro and his wife, Laurie, Laurie and Elaine Bottaro and her husband, Ted, all of Saugus and...

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