Monthly Archives: February 2014

DD Drive-thru Not Fully Supported: Draws Those Favoring and Opposing Plan for Bennington St. Location at OHNC Meeting

February 26, 2014
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DD Drive-thru Not Fully Supported: Draws Those Favoring and Opposing Plan for Bennington St. Location at OHNC Meeting

Owners of the Dunkin Donuts on Bennington Street are planning a $550,000 renovation to the interior and exterior of the current 13,000 sq. ft. building and want to add a drive thru as an added amenity. Attorney for Dunkin Donuts, Jeff Drago, said the building would receive a new façade, stonework, new attractive lighting,...

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The Word Is Now out: Santarpio’s Pizza Receives High Award for Its Pizza

February 26, 2014
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The Word Is Now out: Santarpio’s Pizza Receives High Award for Its Pizza

An online food magazine has told America what East Bostonians have known for decades—Santarpio’s Pizza has one of the best pies going in the U.S. In the Daily Meal’s annual ‘101 Best Pizzas in America’ list that was released last week named Santarpio’s #29 on their best pizza list. The Daily Meal named Santarpio’s...

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Police Beef up Patrols as Sexual Assaults Rise

February 26, 2014
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Police Beef up Patrols as Sexual Assaults Rise

After three attacks on women last Monday that were sexual in nature, one Tuesday in Maverick Square and one on Friday Boston Police have beefed up patrols in the neighborhood. Police made an arrest on the assault that took place Tuesday in Maverick but are still investigating the incidents on Monday and Friday. District...

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Oscar Predictions

February 26, 2014
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Oscar  Predictions

Actress and model Gianna Simone, a former East Boston resident who is now living in California, has made her selections for the Academy Awards that will be presented this Sunday night on ABC-TV. For Gianna’s picks for the Oscars,

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Santarpio’s Pizza

February 26, 2014
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There was no surprise here in Eastie that Tarp’s was named one of the best pizzas in America according to the Daily Meal. Those of us who grew up on Tarp’s pizza know it’s the best (sorry to our friends and neighbors in the North End). There’s a reason the line is out the...

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New bridge procedure

February 26, 2014
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The new procedure put in place by Boston Public Works to make bridge operators walk the bridge before raising it for a ship is a smart move. This will ensure that the tragedy that occurred New Years Eve day will never happen again. We applaud the effort and it’s just one more step in...

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Self Defense Classes

February 26, 2014
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The self-defense class being offered for free by the Boston Police is something women should think about. While the recent incidents were most likely isolated, you can never be too careful while living in a big city. Learning the basics of how to protect yourself from an attacker will give some women here in...

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Police Briefs 02-26-2014

February 26, 2014
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February 16, 2014 Richard Lena a homeless male was arrested at Saratoga & Trident Street and charged with armed robbery and assault & battery by means of a dangerous weapon. February 17, 2014 A white male who resides in East Boston was arrested and charged with domestic assault. February 18, 2014 A white Hispanic...

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Jets lose City League Championship games

February 26, 2014
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Play-offs and championship games for the Boston Public Schools in hockey and basketball took place last week during the February vacation.  The EBHS hockey team and boys basketball teams lost games to Latin Academy and New Mission respectively. At Matthews Arena at Northeastern, East Boston and Latin Academy clashed on Wednesday morning, Feb. 19. ...

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Obituaries 02-26-2014

February 26, 2014
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Clara Tollo Family Was Her Priority Clara (Vega) Tollo, a 38 year resident of Revere, formerly of East Bowton, passed away on February 21 after a brief illness. Born in Italy, she came to the USA as a young girl with her family settling in East Boston. A homemaker, who spent her working career...

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