Monthly Archives: January 2014

Discussing Social Issues: Walsh Part of Panel in Discussing Food Insecurity

January 22, 2014
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Discussing Social Issues: Walsh Part of Panel in Discussing Food Insecurity

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined Project Bread, Children’s HealthWatch and the East Boston community on Monday for a free screening of the film “A Place at the Table” followed by an in-depth panel discussion about food insecurity in the region. The film, “A Place at the Table” is the 2012 documentary film that...

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The Ultimate Stop for Proms: Siegel, Merlino Open New Dress Store in Peabody

January 22, 2014
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It is always prom season at The Ultimate and even more so now that sisters and business partners Heather Siegel and Fawn Merlino have opened their brand new dress store on Route 1 South in Peabody. Months ahead of the first prom of the season, East Boston high school girls, accompanied by their parents,...

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Suffolk Downs COO Talks about Project

January 22, 2014
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Even though East Boston residents voted down the proposed resort-style casino at Suffolk Downs in November, the issue is still fresh on a lot of residents’ minds here. Suffolk Downs has moved the proposal over to the Revere side of the property, cut a new Host Community Agreement with city officials there, and was...

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He Had a Dream: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King

January 22, 2014
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Despite the countless number of times that we have heard Dr. Martin Luther King’s speeches on TV news shows and specials over the past 50 years (okay, we’re revealing how old we are), we never fail to feel a chill run through us when we listen to his words in that distinctive voice and...

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Police Briefs 01-22-2014

January 22, 2014
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January 13, 2014 Justin Rich of 1126 Saratoga Street, East Boston was arrested and charged with assault & battery. January 14, 2013 Juan Soto of 19 Bremen Street, East Boston was arrested and charged with assault & battery. Justin McDonald of 38 Grant Street, Somerville was arrested outside of 97 Falcon Street and charged...

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Malden/East Boston Youth Hockey

January 22, 2014
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It was another great week of MEB Youth Hockey. It’s not too late to join our new session of Learn-to-Skate and Play Hockey, classes began on January 12th. For children ages 4 and over. The Hockey Clinic is a basic learn to skate, learn to play hockey program, for both boys and girls, with...

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Obituaries 01-22-2014

January 22, 2014
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Vincenza ‘Vinnie’ Paglucca Of East Boston Vincenza “Vinnie” Paglucca of East Boston died on January 18. She was the dear sister of Alfred Paglucca of Revere, Angelo Paglucca and Philomena Mullen, both of East Boston, Anna Coviello of Whitman and the late Julia Puzzo, Angelina, Phille, Mary and Michael Paglucca. She is also survived...

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Bob Katz Is Eastie’s “Mr. Tire” :Nu-tread Tire Celebrates 80 Years in Business

January 15, 2014
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Bob Katz Is Eastie’s “Mr. Tire” :Nu-tread Tire Celebrates 80 Years in Business

Bob Katz has been the president of Nu-Tread Tire and Auto Service Center for 32 years but the well-known business at the corner of Boardman and Saratoga Streets has been in existence for more than 80 years. Prior to becoming president, Katz worked at the business that was started by his father, Irving. “I...

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Friends Establish Fund Remembering Wally Bowe

January 15, 2014
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Friends Establish Fund Remembering Wally Bowe

On a bus trip back from a field trip to the Salesians Boys and Girls Club in East Boston a group of camp counselors thought it would be a treat if the bus stopped at McDonald’s so the kids could eat. Once they pulled into the famed fast food restaurant all the counselors and...

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Elected Officials Join Effort to Raise Trust for Garcia Kids

January 15, 2014
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East Boston’s elected officials are joining together to host a fundraiser for the children of the woman killed New Year’s Eve day on the Meridian Street Bridge. Representative Carlo Basile, Senator Anthony Petruccelli and City Councilor Sal LaMattina will be sponsoring a fundraiser to Help the Garcia Kids, in memory of Aura Garcia. The...

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