Monthly Archives: November 2013

Hundreds Attend Opening of New Library

November 6, 2013
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Hundreds Attend Opening of New Library

Hundreds of residents turned out Saturday to take part in the grand opening of the new East Boston Branch Library on Bremen Street. The event marked the completion of the $17.2 million state-of-the-art library but also gave the community a chance to thank Mayor Thomas Menino for his service to Eastie during his last...

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NOAH Raises Awareness of Storm Surge Here

November 6, 2013
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NOAH Raises Awareness of Storm Surge Here

Last week marked the one year anniversary of Super Storm Sandy that crippled the East Coast and brought New Jersey and NewYork to its knees. To find out what a similar storm and its unprecedented 12.5 ft. storm surge would do in East Boston, the Neighborhood of Affordable Housing’s (NOAH) Urban Youth Core climate...

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Sal Lamattina Easily Re-elected to Council

November 6, 2013
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Sal Lamattina Easily Re-elected to Council

Incumbent Ward I City Councilor Sal LaMattina easily beat challenger and East Boston resident Brian Gannon Tuesday night. LaMattina received 5081 votes in Eastie to Gannon’s 2381 votes. District wide LaMattina received 10571 votes to Gannon’s 4045 votes and will serve a fourth term as Ward I City Councilor. On election night at his victory party...

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Marty Walsh Elected as New Mayor of Boston

November 6, 2013
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Marty Walsh was elected the new Mayor of Boston Tuesday night. Citywide Walsh received 72514 votes to Connolly’s 67606 votes. In East Boston the trend was the same with Eastie voters backing Walsh over Connolly for mayor despite the political backing of Representative Carlo Basile and City Councilor Sal LaMattina. Senator Anthony Petruccelli was...

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Voters Say No to Suffolk Casino

November 6, 2013
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On November 5, 1757 Frederick the Great, outnumbered two to one by France and the Holy Roman Empire, defeated the larger force at the Battle of Rossbach. Here in Eastie on November 5, 2013 a small group of concerned citizens and activists defeated the march larger and more well financed Suffolk Downs Racetrack on...

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Commitment to the People of East Boston

November 6, 2013
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The new East Boston Branch Library on Bremen Street is Mayor Thomas Menino’s parting gift to the neighborhood and it does not disappoint. In what will be one of his last public appearances in Eastie as Mayor of Boston, Menino was honored with a community room named after him in the library as elected...

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MEB Hockey Roundup

November 6, 2013
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Mite K (5-8 Years Old) Malden/East Boston 11, Melrose 12 Kasabuski Arena, Saugus MA The Mite K team dropped a close game to Melrose on Sunday 12-11. Cristian Monge played a great game in goal keeping the score close. Hat tricks for Chris Cecca, Jake Simpson, Jackie Summers, along with a pair of goals...

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Obituaries 11-06-2013

November 6, 2013
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Thomas McDonough Member of Local 4 Thomas E. McDonough of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on October 29. A US Navy veteran of World War II, he worked in construction and was a member of Local 4. Mr. McDonough was the beloved husband of the late Gloria (Scarpa) McDonough with whom he shared...

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