Monthly Archives: October 2015

OPIOID Crisis Summit

October 29, 2015
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OPIOID Crisis Summit

Officials gathered in Revere Monday for an opioid summit to discuss how the crisis will be dealt with. From left are State Sen. Anthony Petruccelli, State Rep. Roselee Vincent, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, parent and Revere resident Debbie Daegle, U.S. Congresswoman Katherine Clark and Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo.

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Boston City Council Election 2015:Murphy Touts Experience, Record on the Campaign Trail

October 29, 2015
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Boston City Council Election 2015:Murphy Touts Experience, Record on the Campaign Trail

Councilor Stephen Murphy is one of the more visible councilors when it comes to attending community events, fundraisers or civic meetings, whether it be in Eastie or his home of Hyde Park, but the work of the life-long councilor is often best seen in between the lines – that being line items in the...

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Voter Turnout Expected to be Light

October 29, 2015
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East Boston residents will head to the polls on Tuesday, November 3 in what city officials are saying will be a quiet election. With no Mayoral race this year, only five candidates vying for one of the four At-Large seats and Eastie’s incumbent City Councilor running unopposed voter turnout here is expected to be...

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Changes Made to Loftel Project

October 29, 2015
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Changes Made to Loftel Project

The developer of the proposed Loftel at a former industrial building on the corner of Porter and Orleans Street has made some changes to the project that were well received at Monday night’s Gove Street Citizens Association (GSCA) meeting. At his last appearance before the GSCA, Paul Roiff was confronted with some concerns over...

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Three Market Rate Condos Voted Down by Gove Street Citizens Association

October 29, 2015
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Three Market Rate Condos Voted Down by Gove Street Citizens Association

Trouble is brewing on just how the Boston Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) will soon deal with conflicting votes between two competing neighborhood associations covering some of the same areas of Jeffries Point. The Gove Street Citizens Association (GSCA), a sort of splinter group from the Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association (JPNA), voted Monday night...

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Suffolk Hosts Live Racing Card Saturday

October 29, 2015
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A large crowd is expected to be on hand at Suffolk Downs Saturday (Oct. 31) for the third and final Racing and Food Truck Festival of the 2015 season. Suffolk will hold an 11-race card with a post time of 11:05 a.m. In addition to the live racing at the track, there will be...

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Signing Up for a Boston Public Library Card Is Easy!

October 29, 2015
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BY Mayor Martin J. Walsh A library card gives you access to not only printed books and e-books, but streaming audio ​ ​books, movies, music, television shows, and digital magazines and comics. Last month,during ‘Library Card Sign Up Month,’ more than 6,600 individuals signed up for a free library card with the Boston Public...

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Daylight Savings Time is This Sunday

October 29, 2015
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Just when you thought that Halloween was going to be over too soon, we are happy to say to the party goers that the are going to gain an extra hour on Sunday morning as the annual daylight savings time goes into effect.  However, daylight savings time is also the perfect time not only...

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East Boston Volleyball Team Captures League Title

October 29, 2015
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By Cary Shuman The East Boston High School volleyball team is the best team in its league. This Friday, coach Vanessa Bigby’s contingent will begin its quest to claim the title as “best in the city.” The Boston City North first-place finishers will compete in the City Championships Friday at Jeremiah Burke High School....

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Obituaries 10-28-2015

October 29, 2015
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Allen Flynn Retired US Postal worker and K of C member Allen J. Flynn of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died suddenly by accident on October 24. He was 86 years old. Born and raised in East Boston, the son of the late Thomas and Helen (McCormack) Flynn, he was a graduate of East...

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