Monthly Archives: May 2015

A Selfie with Gov. Baker

May 6, 2015
By
A Selfie with Gov. Baker

Mass. Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, event chair Alison Quirk of State Street Corporation, Executive Director of Bottom Line Mass. Mike Wasserman, and 1,000 Boston-area community and business leaders joined national education nonprofit Bottom Line to host its 10th annual Get In, Graduate and Go Far Dinner, a fundraising event that helps...

Read more »

District Attorney Dan Conley’s Tournament a Great Event

May 6, 2015
By

We were so proud to take part in Suffolk County District Daniel F. Conley 7th Annual Basketball For Peace Tournament at the UMass Boston Clark Athletic Center. DA Conley and his staff once again accomplished the mission of this wonderful event: to bring Boston’s young people together for a day of safe, healthy, team-oriented...

Read more »

East Boston Shines Cleanup Campaign

May 6, 2015
By

East Boston has never looked so good or its future so bright. Residents appreciate Eastie’s unmatched views of the Boston skyline, its ideal location, and wide variety of outstanding restaurants. East Boston is fast becoming one of the most exciting places to live in the city. Residents take great pride in the appearance of...

Read more »

Time for Colleges and Universities to Lead

May 6, 2015
By

Campus sexual violence has been the subject of an intense national conversation recently, but that dialogue often lacks critical input from schools that are already taking steps to improve their campus climates. Colleges and universities, it’s time for you to lead on this issue.  So far, and with good reason, most of the attention...

Read more »

Letter to the Editor

May 6, 2015
By

Middle class housing Dear Editor: This past weekend I read a commentary on page one of South Boston Today entitled “Where Will The Middle Class Live?” As I started reading it, the words fell right off the page at me, “At the rate of luxury condo, multi-unit and high end townhouse development in South...

Read more »

DA Conley’s 7th Basketball Tourney Makes the Grade at UMass Boston

May 6, 2015
By

Kids and teens from across Boston and Revere came together at UMass Boston last Wednesday, April 22, with prosecutors, victim advocates, and celebrity coaches – including the Independent News Group’s editor Cary Shuman – at District Attorney Dan Conley’s seventh annual Basketball for Peace tournament. “So many times when we hear about violent crime...

Read more »

Obituaries 04-29-2015

May 6, 2015
By

William ‘Willy’ Gleeson,III Auto Mechanic for Phil Romano Trucking William J. “Willy” Gleeson, III passed away unexpectedly in East Boston on April 26. Born and raised in East Boston, Will attended Boston Public Schools and was a graduate of Madison Park Vocational & Technical High School, Class of 2009. Shortly after graduating, Willy began...

Read more »

Complaints Continue to Mount Over New Chelsea St. Bridge

May 6, 2015
By
Complaints Continue to Mount Over New Chelsea St. Bridge

Social media and other outlets are still rife with complaints over the relatively new Chelsea Street Bridge. Residents in East Boston and Chelsea are still irked by the amount of time it takes to bridge to be raised and lowered and it seems that the bridge is being opened more frequently during rush hour...

Read more »

Usher Gets Some Pie at Santarpio’s

May 6, 2015
By
Usher Gets Some Pie at Santarpio’s

International superstar and R&B recording artist Usher was spotted at Santarpio’s Pizza in East Boston Sunday evening. The eight-time Grammy Award winning artist showed up to the neighborhood’s famed pizza joint with a few friends unannounced and sat quietly in the back at the table near the jukebox before patrons started to recognize him....

Read more »

Dr.Gene Sharp Nominated by Nobel Peace Prize Comm.

May 6, 2015
By

Dr. Gene Sharp, who runs the Albert Einstein Institute for Non-Violent Struggles out of an unassuming apartment in East Boston, has for decades written the handbooks on how to overthrow oppressive regimes through non-violent means. Nominated this year and three other times for the Noble Peace Prize, Sharp’s books have been translated into dozens...

Read more »

Real Time Web Analytics - Buzz Stat