Monthly Archives: April 2014

Local Runners Finish 2014 Boston Marathon

April 23, 2014
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Senator Anthony Petruccelli never thought in a million years he would run and also finish the historic Boston Marathon but he did just that on Monday. Last year after the Marathon Bombing emotions were high across Boston and Petruccelli was no different. “It was the Friday when they caught the brothers I told my...

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Obituaries 04-23-2014

April 23, 2014
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Giuseppa Plagenza Of East Boston Giuseppa (Armata) Plagenza died in East Boston on April 14. She was 94 years old. The beloved daughter of the late Andrea and Giuseppa (Gucciardi) Armata, she was the wife of the late Antonino Plagenza and dear sister of the late Alberto Armata, Gaspare Armata and Giovanni Armata and...

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Fire Causes $750K to Lexington St. Home

April 16, 2014
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Fire Causes $750K to Lexington St. Home

It was gut check time for Boston Firefighters from across the city as they battled an 8-alarm fire on Lexington Street two weeks after losing two fellow firefighters to a 9-alarm blaze in the Back Bay. The fire started last Wednesday evening in a SUV parked in driveway between 85 and 83 Lexington St....

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Brouhaha at Harborarts

April 16, 2014
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Following an emergency meeting regarding the HarborArts finances, there are some serious allegations being levied by HarborArts board members against Executive Director Matt Pollock for an alleged misappropriation of funds. The alleged behavior of Pollock has led to the resignation of several key board members and could damage the future of the  popular outdoor...

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Police Investigating Murder on Border St.

April 16, 2014
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Boston Police are still investigating a murder that occurred over the weekend near Central Square. At 7 a.m. on Saturday, April 12 officers from District A-7 in East Boston responded to a radio call for a man down in the area of 282 Border St. Once police got there they observed an unidentified male...

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EBMS Sees Funding Increase

April 16, 2014
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Last week, Mayor Martin Walsh announced he would increase funding to the Boston Main Streets program as part of his fiscal year 2015 budget. Main Streets District funding will increase by $400,000 compared to last year, with East Boston Main Streets District receiving $75,000 annually from the City, a 30 percent increase. “Investing in...

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A Special Easter

April 16, 2014
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This week and especially on Sunday, many churches will be overflowing as parishioners go to church to celebrate Easter. Easter is always a magical time for children. As a family, we always held off hiding the Easter candy around the house until after Mass.  This action prompted our youngest to go to church a...

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East Boston Knights Are Back in Action

April 16, 2014
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Baseball is back and so are the East Boston Knights. The RRBL Knights opened up their season last Friday and are hungrier than ever. Playing the Medford Titans in a rematch of the finals from last year in which the Knights lost in 5 games the team has reloaded their roster in hopes of...

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Obituaries 04-16-2014

April 16, 2014
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Anthony DeCarlo Of Lynn, Formerly of East Boston Anthony M. DeCarlo of Lynn, formerly of East Boston, died on April 11. A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was the husband of Mary (Bocchetti) DeCarlo; devoted father of Mary E. Fronduto and her husband, Vincent of East Boston, the late Anthony DeCarlo...

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100 Years Young

April 9, 2014
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100 Years Young

Congratulations to Catherine Mcphee on her 100th birthday! Catherine is an EBNHC Elder Service Plan participant at Lewis Mall, she turned 100 years on March 28. The EBNHC had a birthday party for Catherine, her family and all of her Lewis Mall Friends. Catherine says, “ I have lived in East Boston all my...

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