Monthly Archives: May 2015

Obituaries 05-20-2015

May 21, 2015
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Salvatore Pagliaro Of Everett Salvatore Pagliaro of Everett died on May 10. Born in Pietraperzia Sicily Italy, he was the beloved husband of Josephine (Talluto); father of Leo of Salem, Salvatore Jr. of Everett, Robert and his wife, Melissa of Salem and Sarina and her husband, Diesse of Everett. He was the son of...

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Rep.Madaro Attends Roca Breakfast

May 14, 2015
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Rep.Madaro Attends Roca Breakfast

State Rep. Adrian Madaro attended the 10th Annual Roca Breakfast Monday at the Seaport Hotel in Boston. Roca is a Chelsea-based organization committed to making positive changes in the lives of young adults. The breakfast raised $500,000 for Roca. Pictured at the breakfast are, from left, State Rep. Evandro C. Carvalho, Sheriff of Suffolk...

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Bradley Elementary School to Receive Cherry Trees from Japan

May 14, 2015
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Bradley Elementary School to Receive Cherry Trees from Japan

In March 1912 the Mayor of Tokyo City sent a gift of Japanese Cherry Trees to the city of Washington DC in an effort to enhance the growing friendship between the United States and Japan and also celebrate the continued close relationship between the two nations. In Japan cherry trees are part of Hanami,...

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Getting Quieter:FAA Tests Noise Reduction at Logan

May 14, 2015
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This week the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) began testing another potential noise reduction measure at Logan. According to Massport, the second test is part of the Boston Logan Airport Noise Study’s third phase, which will evaluate whether changes in runway use at Boston Logan Airport can further reduce aircraft noise in the communities surrounding...

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5th Wounded Vet Ride

May 14, 2015
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5th Wounded Vet Ride

Over 6,000 motorcycles roared through East Boston and the North Shore Saturday as part of the 5th Annual ‘Wounded Vet Ride’. The annual event raises money for local veterans wounded in combat overseas. The daylong event, founded by area resident and U.S. Marine Andrew Biggio and former State Rep. Carlo Basile, followed a 40-mile...

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P.J. Kennedy School Receives $50,000 Grant

May 14, 2015
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P.J. Kennedy School Receives $50,000 Grant

The P.J. Kennedy School on Saratoga Street in East Boston was one of 10 outstanding schools in the city presented with the Philip H. Gordon Kennedy Award at the EdVestors Showcase. The Kennedy School was recognized for its flexible and intensive ways to support English language development. This innovative practice of orienting new students...

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Financial Literacy is Not All That Scary

May 14, 2015
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For too many people, personal financial maintenance is something it shouldn’t be: It’s scary.  According to a 2014 Consumer Financial Literacy Survey conducted by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, just 40 percent of American adults said they kept track of their personal finances. Even more telling: nearly three in four adults admitted they...

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New Bridges to Hope in the Wake of Long Island

May 14, 2015
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On October 8th of last year, I had to make a painful but necessary decision. The Long Island Bridge, after years of neglect, had to be shut down. The decaying 63-year-old structure posed imminent danger to the clients and staff of the shelter, transition, detox, and treatment programs housed on Long Island in Boston...

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Letter to the Editor

May 14, 2015
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Thank You to All the Volunteers Who Made East Boston Shines a Success On behalf of East Boston Main Streets, thank you to all the volunteers who made East Boston Shines a success on Saturday, May 9th.  Over 110 volunteers met up at 10:00am at Maverick Square to kick of the 13th annual East...

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EBLL Is Serving the Needs Of Our Community

May 14, 2015
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We remember the days when there were three Little League organizations in East Boston and our teams participated in District 10 with Revere, Chelsea, Winthrop, and East Boston. One of the greatest players in East Boston was none other than Tony Conigliaro, the former Red Sox star for whom the Little League field at...

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