Monthly Archives: June 2015

Raising Awareness for Alzheimer’s Disease

June 18, 2015
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June is Alzheimer’s & Brain awareness month, and Alzheimer’s disease is a subject that is very personal to me.  My grandmother had Alzheimer’s and I saw firsthand the toll it takes on a family, and the love and patience that is required to care for someone with the disease. My whole family suffered with...

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Support the 65th Annual East Boston Athletic Board Banquet of Champions

June 18, 2015
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There are many traditions in East Boston that have deep roots in the community and have grown year after year. The East Boston Athletic Board is one of them and has, for 65 years, helped athletes in the neighborhood reach their full potential and encouraged them to continue their education in college. The East...

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Pop Warner Youth Football Fundraiser

June 18, 2015
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On Monday, June 8 at Kelley Square Pub on Bennington Street the East Boston Pop Warner Board help a fundraiser for the youth football program. The event raised over $3,000 so that Pop Warner can purchase safety equipment like shoulder pads for players for the upcoming fall season. Pop Warner Co-Vice President Adjie Burnett...

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Obituaries 06-17-2015

June 18, 2015
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Josephine DiFlumeri Of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston Josephine DiFlumeri of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, passed away on June 9. She was 86 years old. She was the cherished daughter of the late Vincent and Mary DiFlumeri; loving sister of Albert DiFlumeri and his wife, Josephine of Saugus, Anthony “DoDo” DiFlumeri and Vincent...

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Gay Pride Week

June 11, 2015
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Gay Pride Week

On Monday evening at Piers Park, East Boston’s elected officials joined the neighborhood’s Lesbian, Bi-sexual, Gay and Transgender community to raise the LBGT Flag at Piers Park on Marginal Street. The ceremonial flag raising was in conjunction with Massport and the City of Boston and helped kicked off Boston Gay Pride week in the...

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Courthouse Closing Overblown?

June 11, 2015
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While trial court officials have reported to the Boston Herald that they are looking to close a third of the state’s 101 trial courts with East Boston District Court as one courthouse mentioned, there seems to be nothing on the horizon according to Eastie’s two elected state officials. Both Senator Anthony Petruccelli and Representative...

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BHA to Rehab Orient Heights Housing Development

June 11, 2015
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The Boston Housing Authority (BHA) announced a developer to rehab the aging Orient Heights Housing Development. Trinity Financial, known for their award winning work at Maverick Gardens during the Hope VI rehabilitation close to a decade ago, will be the developer for the project and will discuss some preliminary plans at the next Orient...

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The Healing Impact of Art:EBNHC Hosts Innovative Fundraiser

June 11, 2015
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The Healing Impact of Art:EBNHC Hosts Innovative Fundraiser

Last Wednesday the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) hosted an innovative fundraiser to celebrate the Health Center’s mission and the healing impact of art at its 20 Maverick Square location during the third Annual Art of Healing event. Inside its Maverick Square location, EBNHC has incorporated a wide array of vibrant and therapeutic...

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Local Organizations Receive Grants from Save the Harbor/Save the Bay

June 11, 2015
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Local Organizations Receive Grants from Save the Harbor/Save the Bay

Three local organizations from East Boston will receive more than $10,000 in grant money from Save the Harbor / Save the Bay for summer activities on the beach and along the harbor. The East Boston YMCA will receive $5,000 for its Summer Food Service Program and annual Campfire at Constitution Beach. The grant will...

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Community News Briefs

June 11, 2015
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Recovery Thoughts 1st Annual Drug Awareness Walk The first annual Recovery Thoughts’ Addiction Walk scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 20th throughout the communities of Revere and East Boston. The goal of this walk is to raise funds for local recovery institutions and awareness programs within our neighborhoods, as well as provide information...

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