Monthly Archives: September 2013

Men’s Hockey Kicks off Another Season

September 11, 2013
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The fifth installment of the EBMHL kicked off last Tuesday night at the Porazzo Rink on Constitution Beach in East Boston. After a long summer the boys were ready to roll, as game 1 saw Captain Peter Hanlon and his squad, Milano’s Deli take on Captain Dave Berardinelli and his troops, Team Basile. An...

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Obituaries 09-11-2013

September 11, 2013
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Angelo ‘Sonny’ Todisco Co-Founder of DePiano & Todisco Adjusters, Member of Many Organizations Angelo A. “Sonny” Todisco of Revere died at the Beth Israel-Deaconess Hospital, Boston on September 4 following a long illness. He was 85 years old. “Sonny” was born in Boston’s North End and came to live in Revere at one year...

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All BPS Students Now to Receive Free Meals

September 4, 2013
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All BPS Students Now to Receive Free Meals

For the first time ever Boston Public School (BPS) students, regardless of their income status, will receive a free breakfast and lunch during the 2013/2014 school year that begins today (Wednesday). Boston now becomes one of the largest cities in the nation to join “Community Eligibility Option”. The program waives meal fees for all...

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Medical Marijuana Non Profits Vying for Limited Licenses

September 4, 2013
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East Boston Attorney Michael Ford is representing one of the 21 applicants that applied to become registered medical marijuana dispensary operators in Suffolk County last week. Ford is representing the nonprofit corporation Humanitarian Medical Marijuana, Inc. who is vying for one of five licenses to operate a medical marijuana dispensary in the county as...

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Voters Looking for Next Mayor to Make Educational Changes

September 4, 2013
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According to a recent survey of Boston voters education ranked as the top priority and said they would support a mayoral candidate who will invest in improving Boston public schools rather than opening more charter schools. The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the Boston Teachers conducted the survey and sampled 626 registered voters...

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LaMattina is Hopeful on Casino Agreement

September 4, 2013
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Look at any streetscape in San Francisco and you will find pristine homes that have remained true to their late Victorian Era roots. Almost every postcard from San Francisco depicts either the Golden Gate Bridge or a row of Victorian Homes brightly painted and basically untouched since the turn of the last century. East...

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Election Now in Full Swing: Many Issues, Candidates for the Voters to Consider

September 4, 2013
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With the dog days of summer officially behind us, the attention of voters turns to the candidates for the various municipal offices who are now in the stretch run of getting out their campaign messages. Here in Boston,  the September primary will feature a mayor’s race among a horde of candidates seeking to succeed...

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Congratulations, Diana Nyad: Her Swim Was Quite a Feat on a Number of Levels

September 4, 2013
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The news that long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad successfully had crossed the Straits of Florida from Cuba to Key West this past weekend brought a degree of wonder and joy to all who learned of her accomplishment. First and foremost, this had been Ms. Nyad’s life-long goal after four previously-unsuccessful efforts stretching over a span...

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Obama Made the Right Call: the President’s Decision to Ask Congress Was Correct

September 4, 2013
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We realize that we are by no means foreign policy experts, but we simply wish to say that it is our view that President Obama made the right decision is seeking the approval of Congress before bombing Syria for its violations of international law regarding the use of chemical weapons. In our view, the...

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Obituaries 09-04-2013

September 4, 2013
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Elvira ‘Vera’ Celeste Of Revere, formerly of East Boston Elvira A. “Vera” (Monterisi) Celeste of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on September 3. She was in her 92nd year. The beloved wife of the late Angelo “Scungie” Celeste with whom she shared 67 years of marriage, she was the loving mother of Robert...

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