Monthly Archives: June 2013

Orient Heights Residents Not Sure About Cell Tower

June 25, 2013
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Orient Heights Residents Not Sure About Cell Tower

Some at Monday night’s Orient Heights Neighborhood Council (OHNC) were weary about Mariner Tower’s proposed plans to put an 84ft. cell phone tower on McClellan Highway near the Extra Space Storage facility. Mariner Tower will appear before the Boston Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) on July 9 to seek zoning relief to construct the...

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LaMattina Pushes Immigration Reform

June 25, 2013
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With the U.S. Senate poised to vote on immigration reform before July 4, City Councilor Sal LaMattina ensured that Boston became the fifth city in the state to pass a local resolution in support of federal immigration reform legislation. LaMattina’s resolution, which calls on the 113th Congress to enact comprehensive immigration reform that addresses...

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Edward Brooke Charter School Has Tree Problems

June 25, 2013
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Developers for the Edward Brooke Charter School are asking the city and community for permission to remove a tree on the corner of Bennington and Byron Street so construction crews can move the Salesian Society’s rectory building from 619 Bennington Street to a new site at 635 Bennington Street. The Norway maple at the...

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Looking Back at Mike Tanner And His Time with the Knights

June 25, 2013
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In this spot we usually shine a spotlight on one of our current players. This week we are going to do something a little different and go with a former player Mike Tanner from our first ever season as a team. Tanner is a special man who has done a lot for the community...

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Obituaries 06-19-2013

June 25, 2013
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Americo “Rico” Amarosi Third Order Franciscan Brother Americo “Rico” Amarosi of East Boston died on June 16. Rico was a 3rd Order Franciscan Brother who worked and volunteered for many years at the former Our Lady of the Mt. Carmel Church, East Boston. The beloved son of the late Angelo and Rose (Casaletto), he was...

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Knights Can’t Overcome Weather

June 13, 2013
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Knights Can’t Overcome Weather

The weather has put a damper on the East Boston Knights season. Scheduled to play 6 games in 7 days, the Knights can’t beat their number one foe….Mother Nature. The Knights have sat idle since Wednesday night when they dropped a heartbreaker to the Al Thomas Athletics 9 – 6. Starting pitcher Branden Eaton...

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U.S. Congressman Ed Markey Makes Campaign Stop at EBNHC

June 12, 2013
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U.S. Congressman Ed Markey Makes Campaign Stop at EBNHC

U.S. Congressman Ed Markey made a campaign stop in East Boston last Friday in his bid to win the Massachusetts Senate seat. California Congressman Xavier Bacerra joined Markey for a tour of the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center facility in Maverick Square. The facility was built using federal stimulus money and Markey and Bacerra...

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Health Center Holds Successful Art Fundraiser

June 12, 2013
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Health Center Holds Successful Art Fundraiser

East Boston Neighborhood Health Center President Jack Cradock addresses the crowd after being honored for his outstanding achievements at the Health Center.

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NOAH Marks 25th Anniversary Milestone

June 12, 2013
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East Boston’s Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH) began in the basement of Our Savior’s American Lutheran Church on Paris Street. It started in the basement of this church fighting slumlords in Eastie at a time when there was an influx of Vietnamese and Cambodian immigrants coming into the neighborhood. At times these families wouldn’t...

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Relay for Life Set for June 14; Will Benefit Cancer Society

June 12, 2013
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It’s been hailed as one of the best fundraising events in East Boston that shows the neighborhood and its residents at their best. On Friday, June 14 at 6 p.m. the American Cancer Society’s Annual Relay for Life will kickoff at East Boston Memorial Stadium. The overnight event will feature teams from Eastie and...

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