Monthly Archives: February 2014

Congratulations, EBLL President Chuckie Cassaro

February 5, 2014
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We join the local sports community in congratulating Chuckie Cassaro on his election as president of the East Boston Little League. Cassaro is a lifelong East Boston resident and has two children, Anthony, 21, who is a student at Salem State University majoring in Criminal Justice, and C.J., 10, who plays in the Major...

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East Boston/malden Youth Hockey News

February 5, 2014
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Malden/East Boston Youth Hockey Round Up for week 17 of the regular season. Don’t miss your chance to win $10,000 in the MEB 10K Raffle and Dinner, February 21st at the Malden Moose. Only 200 tickets will be sold. See www.mebhockey.com/Fundraising_Events.html for details and ticket form. MITE S (5-8 Years Old) Malden/East Boston 8...

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Obituaries 02-05-2014

February 5, 2014
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Elaine Pericolo Of Revere Elaine R. (DeLuca) Pericolo of Revere died on January 29. The beloved wife of the late Carmine J. Pericolo, she was the loving twin sister of Etta Cianfrocca of East Boston and the late Frank DeLuca, Patricia Franklin, Florence Sant and Eleanor Faraci and is also survived by many loving...

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Massport Partners with Local Library To Provide and Grow Additional Services

February 3, 2014
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Massport Partners with Local Library To Provide and Grow Additional Services

With the new East Boston Branch Library abutting the park that Massport owns and operates, the Port Authority is sending some help the library s way. Last week, Massport partnered with the Boston Public Library (BPL) to enrich and grow library services at the new Eastie branch. Massport donated $25,000 in order to support...

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Construction crews prepare site for new $32M hotel here

February 3, 2014
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Construction crews prepare site for new $32M hotel here

Construction crews have begun clearing the long neglected parcel of land along Boardman Street and McClellan Highway to make room for the new proposed hotel. Last year, the Boston Redevelopment Authority approved Fall River based developer First Bristol Corp. s $32 million project. In 2012 First Bristol, known for the development of Hotels and...

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Portside at Pier One Project

February 3, 2014
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Portside at Pier One Project

Once finished, the first of seven buildings that are part of the Portside at Pier One project will have stunning views of the Boston skyline.

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After Years of Petitioning, Residents Have Traffic Light on Bennington St.

February 3, 2014
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Crossing the four lanes of Bennington Street in front of Wood Island MBTA station was always a risky venture. While there was always a cross walk the lack of a pedestrian traffic light meant many times motorists would not adhere to traffic laws and not stop for pedestrians in the crosswalk. Last week that...

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Chamber Installation

February 3, 2014
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On Thursday at Spinelli s East Boston and the Chamber of Commerce will welcome its new officers and board. Scott Heigelmann of Heavy Advertising was elected as the East Boston Chamber of Commerce s new president in December and we are sure he s up to the task of leading the group over the...

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Police Briefs 01-29-2014

February 3, 2014
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January 20, 2014 Carlos Rivera of 165 Cottage Street, East Boston was arrested outside the area of 25 White Street and charged with outstanding warrants for distribution of Class E drugs, delivering drugs to a prisoner and conspiracy to violate the drugs laws. Anthony Cifuentes of 45 Bell Isle Avenue, East Boston was arrested outside the area of 971 Bennington Street and...

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Water Jets Take on BLA in Annual Rivalry

February 3, 2014
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The annual rivalry between coach for the East Boston High School co-ed swim team, Dave Arinella, and coach for Latin Academy co-ed swim team, Mark Thomas, Monday was a bittersweet affair Monday at the Paris Street Pool. Arinella and Thomas s three-decade-old rivalry will end after this season with Thomas s retirement from Latin...

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