Monthly Archives: August 2013

Adam Homaki Takes Part in Annual Save the Harbor/Save the Bay Swim

August 14, 2013
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An East Boston resident showed his swimming prowess by completing and winning a recent Save the Harbor/Save the Bay Swim and Paddle Board competition. On Saturday August 3rd, at the BCYF Curley Community Center in South Boston, 50 swimmers and 35 paddlers took part in Save the Harbor/Save the Bay’s Swim and Paddle Board for Boston Harbor,...

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Obituaries 08-14-2013

August 14, 2013
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Charles Ingersoll Of Winthrop Charles G. Ingersoll of Winthrop died on August 7. He was the beloved husband of Sandra (Sarno), devoted father of Charles Ingersoll of Melrose, David Ingersoll of Saugus, Mark Ingersoll of Saugus and step father of Kim Elaine Zirpolo of California, dear brother of  William Ingersoll of Randolph, Richard Ingersoll of...

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Library Opening Set for Nov. 2

August 7, 2013
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Library Opening Set for Nov. 2

The City of Boston has set the date for the opening of the new East Boston branch library for Saturday, November 2, at 11 a.m. Construction of the new 14,600 square foot, $17.25 million began in the spring 2012 and will be located at the corner of Bremen and Prescott Streets facing the Bremen...

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Police Investigate Possible Border Street Homicide

August 7, 2013
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Police Investigate Possible Border Street Homicide

Boston Police homicide detectives are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the body that was found on Border Street last Thursday. Police are treating the incident as a homicide and have yet to identify the victim and circumstances surrounding the woman’s death. On Thursday, August 1, Boston Police responded to a radio call for a...

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Feliz Septuagesimo Cumpleaños: Angela Lopez Celebrates Birthday with Family and Friends

August 7, 2013
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Feliz Septuagesimo Cumpleaños: Angela Lopez Celebrates Birthday with Family and Friends

Angela’s Café namesake, Angela Atenco Lopez, celebrated her 70th birthday at Spinelli’s in East Boston.  Lopez, whose mastery in the kitchen helped put Angela’s Cafe on the corner of Lexington and Brooks Streets on the culinary map, was surprised by the visit of her family from Mexico, Texas and New York.  Family who could...

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Bomb Scare at Post Office

August 7, 2013
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Following the Boston Marathon bombing in the spring, the Boston Police Department is leaving nothing to chance. Last Friday at 1 p.m. the Bomb Squad was called in to investigate a suspicious package outside the East Boston Post Office on Meridian Street.  BPD was already on a heightened alert that day after the State...

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MBC Holds Meeting on Local Beaches

August 7, 2013
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A lot has improved at Constitution Beach since the formation of the Metropolitan Beach Commission (MBC) was formed in 2006. At the time the beach lacked a bathhouse and concessions, the water bubblers didn’t work, there was a huge sinkhole at the southern entrance of the beach, the tennis courts needed to be replaced...

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August is Here

August 7, 2013
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Yes, the days have become noticeably shorter and there has been a chill in the air at night. And when the calendar turns to August, as it has, it’s sort of a signal that the new school year is not that far away and soon another summer will be in the books. But the...

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Our Little Oases: Congratulations to Garden Contest Winners

August 7, 2013
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Living in the city is  a challenge for gardeners, whose garden space typically consists of roof decks or small plots that usually have  more concrete than earth.  So we cherish our open spaces and continually fight to take back any land that can be turned into a green, open space where anyone can go...

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Diamond Girls Are Enjoying a Successful Softball Season

August 7, 2013
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The Diamond Girls softball team, consisting of local players age 13 and under, is competing in the Middlesex Softball League against teams from area communities. Head coach Bob Gilbride and assistant coaches  Daryl Martin, and Miguel Mariner are the leaders of the Diamond Girls team. The team plays two games a week including a...

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