Monthly Archives: April 2013

An Unspeakable Tragedy

April 17, 2013
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Perhaps I am still in sense of shock as the details and the reality of the bombing at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday sinks into my mind. One is almost immune when you hear about bombs that target civilians exploding in those places of unrest like the Middle East or...

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Hockey Fundraiser Nets $1,500 for BMC

April 17, 2013
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The East Boston High School hockey team and hockey players from Boston area schools faced off in January at Porrazzo Rink in East Boston in a two-day hockey tournament to raise money for the Boston Medical Center (BMC) Breast Cancer Research Center. Last week, the hockey team presented BMC with a check for $1,500...

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Obituaries 04-17-2013

April 17, 2013
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Joan LaVita Tucker Of Georgia, formerly of East Boston Joan LaVita Tucker of Duluth, GA, formerly of East Boston, died April 14. She was 78 years old. A homemaker, born in Boston, Mrs. Tucker was a lifetime member of the American Legion. She is survived by her grandson, LeBron Weathers, cousins Joyce Scaifo, Veronica...

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Construction Begins to Replace Housing

April 10, 2013
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Construction Begins to Replace Housing

Construction begins to replace housing lost during the October 2011 Chelsea Street building collapse that affected several homes on the block.

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Doggy Day Care Coming to Sumner St.

April 10, 2013
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Doggy Day Care Coming to Sumner St.

East Boston dog walker Jill Annesse received widespread support at Monday’s Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association meeting for her plan to open a doggy day care on Sumner Street. With a growing population of young working professionals in the Jeffries Point neighborhood, Annesse said she has seen a growing need for a doggy day care...

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ZBA Approves Housing Units on Chelsea St.

April 10, 2013
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On Tuesday, the Boston Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) approved a project to add 24 market-rate housing units to Chelsea Street on the site of the 2011 building collapse that forced the subsequent demolition of several buildings on the street. The project being financed entirely by private investment will construct a total of six...

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Don Orione Home Donates Beds to IMEC

April 10, 2013
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When the Jewish Rehabilitation Center (JRC) in Peabody closed in January, the Don Orione Nursing Home in East Boston received the center’s electronic beds and other furniture to replace the nursing home’s manual beds. This left Anthony Cerasuolo, owner of Orient Heights Senior Living, the management company of Don Orione, wondering what to do...

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JPNA Members Hear About Silver Line

April 10, 2013
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MBTA Project Manager Scott Hamwey was at Monday night’s Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association meeting to brief residents on the proposed plan to bring direct Silver Line service to East Boston. “We are not looking to change the existing route but add a new route that would connect the Silver Line at Airport Station to...

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Colantuono-De Angelis Scholarship Now Accepting Applications

April 10, 2013
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The Trustees of the Edith G. Colantuono and Amelia and Henry DeAngelis Scholarship Trust Fund have announced that the application process for August 2013 scholarships is now underway. The gifts are awarded in honor and memory of the many decades of humanitarian service provided by the Trust Fund’s namesakes, Edith G. Colantuono and Amelia...

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Don Orione Home Spring Social

April 10, 2013
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On Monday, April 22 the Don Orione Home will host a Spring Social. The event will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Nursing Home located at 111 Orient Avenue. This will be a fun-packed evening while enjoying dinner and drinks with live entertainment by Smokin’ Joe. Please RSVP by April...

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