Monthly Archives: June 2013

Callahan Tunnel Rehab Project Scheduled

June 12, 2013
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MassDOT has scheduled a meeting to discuss the proposed rehabilitation project to the Lieutenant William F. Callahan Tunnel that connects East Boston to the North End. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the East Boston High School, 86 White St. The project includes rehabilitation to the tunnel’s...

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Knights Pitching Key to Success

June 5, 2013
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Knights Pitching Key to Success

As the weather heats up so do the East Boston Knights. The YBL Knights win their only game this week vs. the Savin Hill Hornets and the RRBL Knights swept a double header against the Pepperell Red Dogs Sunday to go undefeated on the week. Pitching has been the key for both teams as...

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East Boston Gets Moving

June 5, 2013
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East Boston Gets Moving

Sponsored by New Balance Foundation, the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Let’s Get Movin’ Walk/Run for Fitness begins as young participants in the program begin the race.

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New Outdoor Seating Area in Maverick Square

June 5, 2013
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New Outdoor Seating Area in Maverick Square

Customers enjoy a lunch break at Market Caf’s new outdoor seating area in Maverick Square.

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Hitting the Local Jackpot: MCAA Donates $5,000 Each to Zumix and Salesians B&G

June 5, 2013
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The Salesians Boys & Girls Club and Zumix will each receive a  $5,000 grant from the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) as part of $120,000 in community grants that went to 24  Boston nonprofits during the Authority’s annual awards luncheon on May 29. The awards were distributed as part of the MCCA’s Community Partnership...

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ISD Meets with Residents About Housing Ordinance

June 5, 2013
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Last week the Boston Inspectional Services Department (ISD) officials were at the Eagle Hill Civic Association meeting to remind residents of the new ordinance that aims to make the rental housing market in East Boston safer, cleaner and healthier by conducting regular inspections of rental apartments every five years. ISD will begin inspecting rental...

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Lights, Camera, Action Coming Soon for Eagle Hill Residents

June 5, 2013
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Representatives from Columbia Pictures were at a recent East Boston community meeting to brief Eagle Hill residents on the impacts of filming a new Denzel Washington movie may have on the surrounding community. Columbia Picture’s Mark Fitzgerald attended last week’s Eagle Hill Civic Association (EHCA) meeting and said filming in Eastie would begin in...

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Man Arraigned on Stabbing Charges

June 5, 2013
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An East Boston man was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon this week after his bizarre tale he told police of a mysterious machete-wielding man breaking into his apartment and stabbing his drinking buddy. Hugo Ventura, 30, of East Boston was arraigned on charges he stabbed his drinking companion in the...

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The Right Thing to Do

June 5, 2013
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We at the East Boston Times have many friends and family members that serve as members of local police forces. This week our Congressman, U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano filed the “Officer Sean Collier Campus Police Recognition Act of 2013” in memory of MIT Police Officer Sean Collier, who was murdered on the evening of...

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It’s off to the Races at Suffolk Downs Opening Day Festivities

June 5, 2013
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Female riders dominated the Opening Day card at Suffolk Downs, combining to win five of the nine races before an enthusiastic crowd of 7,377 on hand to celebrate the start of the 2013 live racing season and honor members of the community who served in the immediate aftermath of the Boston Marathon tragedy. Andria...

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