Monthly Archives: September 2015

East Boston’s First Dog Park Opens on Bremen Street

September 18, 2015
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East Boston’s First Dog Park Opens on Bremen Street

It was an idea that percolated up from local dog owners who clamored for years that the neighborhood was in desperate need for a dog park. The place envisioned by residents was a place dog owners could go, let their pets roam free without worry or harassment from non-dog owners and mingle with friends...

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Bennington St. Dunkin’ Donuts Starts $550,000 Renovations

September 18, 2015
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Bennington St. Dunkin’ Donuts Starts $550,000 Renovations

What is arguably one of busiest Dunkin’ Donuts in the area, the Orient Heights Dunkin’ Donuts on Bennington has begun renovations to add a drive thru to the popular coffee shop as well as exterior and interior modifications. The Dunkin’ Donuts, located at 951 Bennington St., will be closed throughout construction when the coffee...

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Police Still Looking for Clues in Martinez’ Murder

September 18, 2015
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As State Police detectives continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the murder of 15-year-old Wilson Martinez whose body was found on Constitution Beach  last week the community is still in shock and looking for answers. Friends and classmates have all remembered Martinez as a good kid that was looking forward to going back to...

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Salesians Boys & Girls Club Plan Don Bosco Event

September 18, 2015
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Salesians Boys & Girls Club Plan Don Bosco Event

Giovanni Melchiorre Bosco, known as Don Bosco-The Saint of the Young, was born 200 years ago in Italy last month and before his death in 1888 he dedicated his life to reforming troubled youth, street children, juvenile delinquents, and other disadvantaged youths through love and compassion not punishment. In Italy at the time, when...

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Eastie Man Loses Appeal in 2008 Murder Trial

September 18, 2015
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The East Boston man serving a life sentence for the 2008 murder at a Chelsea strip club will not get a shot at a new trial. Jesse Camacho, 28, of East Boston, was convicted of first degree murder in 2010 in the shooting death of Jeff Santiago inside King Arthur’s Lounge in 2008. Camacho’s...

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Letter to the Editor

September 18, 2015
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Facts are stubborn things To the editor, As I read last week’s East Boston Times, I had a good laugh over the page one story on the Massachusetts Republican Party inaccurately criticizing an amendment helping East Boston youth proposed by my state senator Anthony Petruccelli. Since moving to East Boston over six years ago,...

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A Great Day for Suffolk University and East Boston

September 18, 2015
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A great partnership began Saturday between Suffolk University and the East Boston community with the celebration of University’s new home at East Boston Memorial Stadium. The ceremony was impressive and the atmosphere was festive as Suffolk officially announced that its baseball, softball, and men’s and women’s soccer teams will playing their home games at...

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Sports 09-16-2015

September 18, 2015
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Malden/East Boston Youth Hockey starts 2015-16 season MEB Squirts started the season with a statement win on Saturday at the Burlington Ice Palace against Sudbury Maynard Stow (SMS).  The goals came earlier and often with MEB up 4-1 by the end of the 1st period.  Will Fosdick scored twice with assist from Chris Cecca...

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Obituaries 09-16-2015

September 18, 2015
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William ‘Duke’ Cunningham Of East Boston William J. “Duke” Cunningham of East Boston,passed away on August 30. A US Army veteran of the Korean War, he was the beloved husband of Concetta “Connie” (Elacqua) Cunningham; loving father of Linda Barrett and her husband, James of Reading; cherished grandfather of Kerryn Kostecki and her husband,...

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Countdown to Kindergarten Parade

September 10, 2015
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Countdown to Kindergarten Parade

  East Boston’s kindergartners parade down Meridian Street last Thursday during the annual Countdown to Kindergarten Parade.

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