Monthly Archives: March 2015

Madaro Looks Ahead after Impressive Victory in Democratic State Rep. Primary

March 11, 2015
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Madaro Looks Ahead after Impressive Victory in Democratic State Rep. Primary

Just hours after his victory in the most hotly contested Democratic primary in years, Adrian Madaro was standing outside Maverick Station thanking residents for their support and reminding them that there is a general election ahead on March 31. Madaro, a 26-year-old lifelong East Boston resident, finished first in a deep and talented five-candidate...

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Pomodoro Announces Candidacy for State Rep. Post

March 11, 2015
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Pomodoro Announces Candidacy for State Rep. Post

Joanne Pomodoro announces candidacy for state representative.  The following is her statement: My name is Joanne Pomodoro and I am a candidate for the State Representative Position in East Boston.    As a lifelong resident of East Boston, one whose family settled here from Italy and who continues to live here in East Boston.  I...

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Shovel or Else:Lamattina Supports Walsh’s Initiative of Stiff Fines for Business Owners

March 11, 2015
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At a City Council hearing on Tuesday City Councilor Sal LaMattina supported Mayor Martin Walsh’s initiative to levy stiff fines against commercial business owners who do not shovel outside their businesses or commercial properties following a snow storm. The current fine for such a violation is $300 but Walsh wants to see them set...

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Adrian Madaro Wins Primary, But All of East Boston Is Victorious

March 11, 2015
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Adrian Madaro was the clear-cut winner in the Democratic primary for state representative, but all of East Boston emerged victorious because of the high quality campaigns conducted by the five candidates and the honorableness they showed after the highly competitive election March 1. Joe Ruggiero, Ed Deveau, Lou Scapicchio, and Camilo Hernandez all stopped...

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Letter to the Editor

March 11, 2015
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Home Town Hero  Dear Editor In a world were hero’s come from the military or the political arena, which they deserve, we can lose sight of unsung heroes who live in our community and truly live a life of under the radar of papers or notoriety.  One such hero is Irene DiMarco a little...

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Many Homeowners Unaware of Living in Flood Zones

March 11, 2015
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According to a study conducted by NOAH’s Community Building and Environment Department only 10 percent of East Bostonians living in revised flood zones are aware they are at risk of flood damage from a superstorm or future sea level rise. Last Thursday, NOAH’s held another in a series of meetings as part of its...

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Local Boxer Rashidi Ellis to be Pacquaio’s Sparring Partner

March 11, 2015
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The Manny Pacquaio-Floyd Mayweather fight on May 2 is already being considered the biggest boxing event of all time – or at least since Muhammad Ali fought Joe Frazier at Madison Square Garden in 1971. The fight was five years in the making and it will undoubtedly be one of the greatest sporting events...

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Mosca Squad Goes ‘Long’ to Eliminate Preston Properties in EBNHL Action

March 11, 2015
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The quest for the John Parziale Memorial Trophy is on. Heading into Tuesday night, it wasn’t really clear how the 1st game of the 2015 EBMHL Playoffs was going to play out for the Mosca Squad, after struggling all season long and finishing in last place. Moments after the puck dropped, it became very clear....

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Obituaries 03-11-2015

March 11, 2015
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Ronald Sicotte Of East Boston Ronald J. Sicotte of East Boston died unexpectedly on March 8. Navy Veran of Viet Nam. Member Star of the Sea Mens Club. He was the beloved husband of Marianne (D’Addio) Sicotte; devoted father of David Sicotte of East Boston and Mark Sicotte of Revere; dear brother of Francis...

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Madaro is Democratic Nominee for State Rep

March 4, 2015
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Adrian Madaro won the Democratic primary in the special election for East Boston’s state representative seat on Tuesday. Madaro topped the field of candidates with 1,422 votes. Joe Ruggiero was second with  1,188 votes, followed by Edward Deveau 646, Lou Scapicchio, 204 and Camilo Hernandez with 193 votes. At his victory party last night,...

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