Monthly Archives: July 2015

Looking for the Perfect Berry

July 29, 2015
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Looking for the Perfect Berry

A young East Boston boy was helping his mom pick out some fresh fruit at last Wednesday’s East Boston Farmer Market at Lewis Mall. The Market will run from now until October each Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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Playing in the Sand

July 29, 2015
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Playing in the Sand

Ndricim Bejko of East Boston works on his sculpture during the Amateur Contest on Sunday, July 26, at the International Sand Sculpting Festival on Revere Beach. The Festival kicked off on Friday and continued through Sunday, with more than one million visitors coming to the Beach to see the world-class sculptures and participate in...

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East Boston Farmer’s Market Going Strong

July 29, 2015
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After a rainout on July 10 the The East Boston Farmers’ Market, sponsored by the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) kicked off on July 17 and has been going strong. The Farmers Market returned for its eighth season with more fresh, locally grown produce than ever before and will be at the Maverick...

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Construction Worker Dies from His Injuries

July 29, 2015
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The construction worker from Connecticut who was critically injured early this month at a Logan Airport worksite has died. Lawrence O’Leary, 54, of Seymour, from Seymour died at Massachusetts General Hospital after a serious fall while working on Logan’s garage project on July 10. The man is an employee of Blakeslee Prestressed Inc.., a...

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East Boston Woman Assaulted in Greenway

July 29, 2015
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East Boston Police are asking the woman to remain vigilant following an indecent assault on the Greenway Monday morning. Police responded at 8:30 a.m. Monday after they received a call from a female victim who reported that she had been indecently assaulted while walking on the portion of the Greenway near Sumner Street. The...

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Deveau Family Held its Annual Beach Party Fundraiser

July 29, 2015
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Deveau Family Held its Annual Beach Party Fundraiser

It started as a small charitable event that raised a few thousand dollars for the Jimmy Fund but the annual Deveau Family Beach Party Fundraiser for the Jimmy Fund has mushroomed into a summer event a lot of East Boston residents look forward to and mark on their calendars in July. This year’s event,...

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Sheriff’s Department Urban Farming Program Looks to Grow Success, Reduce Recidivism

July 29, 2015
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The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department is once again hard at work planting the seeds for the potential success of at the House of Correction. Literally.  Now in its third year, the Urban Farming Program is an initiative developed by Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and Department staff that teaches inmates the basics of...

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Tuxbury Receives Master of Education

July 29, 2015
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Kristen Tuxbury of East Boston, MA received a Master of Education from American International College (AIC) in Springfield, MA. AIC awarded 550 undergraduate and graduate degrees at its 2015 Commencement ceremony. More than 200 undergraduate and nearly 330 graduate degrees were awarded to students representing sixteen states and six countries. American International College is...

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Garcia Named to High Honors

July 29, 2015
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Gillary Garcia of East Boston, from the class of 2016 at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School, has been named to the high honor roll for the 2015 spring trimester. Gillary received high honors, which requires a grade point average of 3.6 or above for the marking period. Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall is a coeducational day and...

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Thank You Noah and Masport

July 29, 2015
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What could be nicer than spending a summer night outdoors on a blanket with your children watching a movie?  There is something magical about that moment. Massport and NOAH have teamed up to bring this type of experience to many East Boston families with their sponsorship of films at Bremen Street Park.  While the...

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