Monthly Archives: October 2015

Obituaries 10-07-2015

October 8, 2015
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Virginia Gatti Of Saugus, formerly of East Boston Virginia ( Zerola) Gatti of Saugus, formerly of East Boston, passed away on October 1. She was the beloved wife of the late Peter Gatti Sr.; loving mother of Peter Gatti Jr. and his wife, Donna of Revere; cherished grandmother of Peter Gatti III and Jennifer...

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Boston City Council Election 2015:Wu Campaigning on Housing and Education Issues

October 1, 2015
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Boston City Council Election 2015:Wu Campaigning on Housing and Education Issues

When Boston City Councillor Michelle Wu entered the race for her first term in office two years ago, she hoped to be able to gain a seat on the Council so she could help people and help them immediately. Wu, 30, is one of four children born to immigrants from Taiwan that came to...

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Neighborhood Gem Coletta Receives East Boston Kiwanian of the Year Award

October 1, 2015
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Neighborhood Gem Coletta Receives East Boston Kiwanian of the Year Award

Edmund J. “Ed” Coletta Jr. has been a dedicated member of the Kiwanis Club of East Boston for 28 years and a highly respected leader in the community for a period of time even longer than that. Saturday night at Spinelli’s before a large, spirited gathering of family, friends, current and former colleagues, East...

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Common Ground Sought on Bike And Car Lanes

October 1, 2015
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Started as a ‘share the road’ program under former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, the bike lanes on East Boston major thoroughfares like Bennington Street are not designated bike lanes but a portion of a car lane that is suppose to be shared between bicyclists and motorists. Last week a petition surfaced on East Boston...

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Gavegnano Tells of Growing Up On Neptune Road in the 1950’s

October 1, 2015
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Gavegnano Tells of Growing Up On Neptune Road in the 1950’s

When you think of a bank CEO the image that comes to mind is a stuffy Wall Street type in a suit and tie with no sense of humor. Well, that’s not Richard Gavegnano, Chairman and CEO of East Boston Savings Bank. Last Thursday night at the Hilton Garden Inn on Boardman Street Gavegnano...

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Community News Briefs

October 1, 2015
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East Boston Main Streets (EBMS) hosted Merchant Meeting on Liquor Licenses East Boston Main Streets hosted its monthly Merchant Meeting last Wednesday, September 23rd at the Community Room at 127 Maverick St.  This was the final in a series of monthly meetings to discuss liquor licenses.  Bringing together over 35 attendees representing 18 distinct...

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Honoring Ed Coletta Was a Great Night

October 1, 2015
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The East Boston Kiwanian of the Year Dinner Saturday night at Spinelli’s was a very special occasion. There was a lot of warmth and a festive, upbeat atmosphere in the hall as Kiwanians and friends honored Edmund J. “Ed” Coletta as Kiwanian of the Year for 2015. Ed was clearly touched by the outpouring...

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Malden/East Boston Youth Hockey Summary

October 1, 2015
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This week, we feature the Squirts, who came out of the weekend with the only win for MEB, with the other teams having some tough outings against tougher opponents. On Saturday afternoon in West Roxbury, playing with a shortened bench, the MEB Squirts (9-10 Years Old) overcame a sluggish start to extend their winning...

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Obituaries 09-30-2015

October 1, 2015
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Bianchina Caggiano Retired clothing industry seamstress Bianchina (Grieci) Caggiano of Revere died on September 27. She was 94 years old. Mrs. Caggiano, who worked many years as a seamstress in the clothing industry, was the beloved wife of the late Alessandro; devoted mother of Carmela D’Andrea and her husband, Attilio and Julia Cilano and...

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