Monthly Archives: October 2013

Remembrance: Eastie Loses an Advocate in the Local Court System

October 2, 2013
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Remembrance: Eastie Loses an Advocate in the Local Court System

Theresa ‘Terry’ Adamson, East Boston’s Assistant Chief of Probation who arguably changed the way the courts dealt with drug offenders has died. Mrs. Adamson died on Friday, September 25 after a long battle with cancer. Terry, as she was affectionately known by friends, family and colleagues may have been small in stature but had...

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Election 2013: Does LaMattina’s Win Mean Voters Favor Casino Project?

October 2, 2013
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Election 2013: Does LaMattina’s Win Mean Voters Favor Casino Project?

City Councilor Sal LaMattiina’s convincing win against two anti-casino candidates during last week’s Primary Election could be a signal that East Boston resident may just support the host community referendum on November 5. LaMattina walked away with 2,943 votes and his two challengers, Brian Gannon and John Ribiero got a combined 1,602 votes. LaMattina’s...

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Casino Now in Eastie’s Hand: Councilors Vote to Let Residents Decide Project’s Fate

October 2, 2013
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Despite a last minute amendment by Jamaica Plain City Councilor Matt O’Malley, the Boston City Councilor voted 12-1 last Wednesday to approve a ‘Ward Only’ vote on the Host Community Agreement with Suffolk Downs Racetrack regarding the proposed resort-style casino. At the hearing O’Malley argued that the $1 billion development is not simply a...

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