Monthly Archives: May 2015

Observing Memorial Day

May 28, 2015
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Observing Memorial Day

Veteran Johnny Connelli of the DAV bows his head as ‘Taps’ is played on Monday morning in Central Square Park during the annual Memorial Day Exercises. The exercises featured the East Boston High JROTC and a keynote address by Lt. Col. (Ret.) Gerald Wellman.

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Seeing Blue

May 28, 2015
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Seeing Blue

Members of the East Boston Engine 9/Ladder 2 crews posed for a picture as the Blue Angels elite Navy pilots flew over Eastie on Tuesday at noon. The planned flyover was for a photo shoot to help promote the elite performers.

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NFL Hall of Famer Andre Tippett Visits EBCCS

May 28, 2015
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NFL Hall of Famer Andre Tippett Visits EBCCS

East Boston Central Catholic School had some special visitors last Thursday afternoon as part Catholic Schools Foundation’s (CSF) annual Inner-City Scholarship Fund Bus Tour. New England Patriots Hall of Famer Andre Tippett joined Peter Lynch of Fidelity and Marc White of J.P. Morgan Chase, to meet EBCCS students they support through the Inner-City Scholarship...

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Funds Available for Affordable Housing

May 28, 2015
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Funds Available for Affordable Housing

Two East Boston projects down will share in $39 million in federal and city funds to create more affordable housing opportunities in the neighborhood. Both the Coppersmith Village and Paris Village projects will receive money as part of a citywide initiative to create or preserve 1,194 affordable housing units. The funding is possible through...

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JPNA Looking to Develop Sumner St. Parcel

May 28, 2015
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The Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association (JPNA) announced two opportunities for the currently vacant lot at 294 Sumner St and is working in partnership with the community and the Department of Neighborhood Development (DND) to create a proposal process that will benefit residents of the community. JPNA has set a timeline and several deadlines as...

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Constitution Beach in the Top Ten Cleanest Beaches

May 28, 2015
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Constitution Beach in the Top Ten Cleanest Beaches

With the unofficial start of summer kicking off this past Memorial Day weekend, Save the Harbor/Save the Bay has some good news to report on the water quality of East Boston’s Constitution Beach. According to Save the Harbor/Save the Bay’s 4th Annual Beach Water Report Card, Eastie’s only beach scored high marks for water...

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Police Briefs 05-27-2015

May 28, 2015
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Sunday, 5/17 David Martinez, 137 London St., East Boston, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor. Remberton Lones, 14 Princeton St., East Boston, was arrested for assault and battery. Monday, 5/18 Edward White, Hill St.,  Charlestown, was arrested for being a disorderly person. Wednesday, 5/20 Jordi DeJesus, 40 Oakwood St., Dorchester, was...

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Making a Vision a Reality

May 28, 2015
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Dear Fellow Boston Residents: Last week, I announced Imagine Boston 2030, the first citywide planning process in 50 years. It will be a two-year planning process to create a roadmap for success leading up to Boston’s 400th birthday. Boston is a city of neighborhoods and, more importantly, a city of neighbors who care and...

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Letter to the Editor

May 28, 2015
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Good will and positive future The Clippership Wharf development will serve as a catalyst for fostering community-focused development on the East Boston waterfront. As a board member at HarborArts, I have had the opportunity to meet with representatives from Lend Lease, the developer of the project. HarborArts has been a part of the East...

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Knights Stay Perfect Defeat Yankees

May 28, 2015
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Knights continued their road trip this time traveling to Waltham to face the Yankees. Jay Lendall took the ball for his first ever YBL appearance for the Knights and faced off against George Ziegler. Lendall made it through 2 1/3 innings before giving way to Branden Eaton who came on with the bases loaded...

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