Monthly Archives: November 2015

East Boston Savings Bank Celebrates its 40 years in Orient Heights

November 26, 2015
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East Boston Savings Bank Celebrates its 40 years in Orient Heights

By Cary Shuman East Boston Savings Bank hosted a gathering last Friday at its branch office at 856 Bennington Street to celebrate its 40 years in the Orients Heights neighborhood. Chairman, CEO and President Richard Gavegnano, who has presided over the banking institution’s growth and success, personally greeted customers and business leaders at the...

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LaMattina Calls for Another East Boston Middle School

November 26, 2015
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This week, City Councilor Sal LaMattina has made an appeal to Boston Public School Superintendent Dr. Tommy Chang for a new middle school in the neighborhood. In a letter to Superintendent Chang obtained by the East Boston Times, LaMattina argued that there is a shortage of middle  school seats in Eastie. While he said...

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City, East Boston CDC Cut Ribbon on Housing for the Homeless

November 26, 2015
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City, East Boston CDC Cut Ribbon on Housing for the Homeless

The East Boston Community Development Corporation joined forces with Crossroads Family Shelter and the City of Boston to create seven units of subsidized housing on Havre Street for families transitioning out of the neighborhood’s homeless shelter. At a ribbon cutting Monday afternoon outside the new building at 125 Havre St., Mayor Martin Walsh joined...

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East Boston YMCA, Stop & Shop Team Up Again for Turkey Express

November 26, 2015
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East Boston YMCA, Stop & Shop Team Up Again for Turkey Express

The East Boston YMCA’s families were once again the recipients of a generous holiday donation from Stop & Shop recently. Stop & Shop kicked off its Turkey Express program at the Y with the donation of 250 turkeys that will feed over 700 local children and their families this holiday. The Y’s parking lot...

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Before Neptune Road: The Destruction of a Neighborhood

November 26, 2015
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With the airport set to expand once again, here is a piece of history that needs to be shared: The energy and enthusiasm of the lady I met today belies her 90+ years of age. Hearing her story allowed me an inside glimpse of the bad old days of “Urban Renewal” in Boston during...

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Obituaries 11-25-2015

November 26, 2015
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Gertrude ‘Trudy’ Aery Of East Boston Gertrude M. “Trudy” Aery of East Boston passed away peacefully on November 22 in her 90th year. She was the loving daughter of the late Forrest and Adeline (Raffo) Aery, dear sister of the late Irene and beloved cousin of Mary Goddard of Malden as well as many...

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Read Aloud to Your Children Every Day

November 19, 2015
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Read Aloud to Your Children Every Day

Representative Adrian Madaro, visited the health center not only to cheer them on, but to practice what doctors preach by reading to a group of young patients.

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Honored for Her Dedication

November 19, 2015
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Honored for Her Dedication

Former East Boston APAC Director Amy Lima was recently honored with APAC/ABCD’s Community Hero Award. Shown here with her daughter’s Lucia and Autumn, Lima was honored for her tremendous dedication in helping to build crucial programs and initiatives that assist and empower young people and families.

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EBNHC Named One of the “Top Places to Work” in MA

November 19, 2015
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EBNHC Named One of the “Top Places to Work” in MA

For the second year in a row East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) was named as one of Massachusetts’s “Top Places to Work” by the Boston Globe. The Health Center was featured in this past weekend’s Boston Sunday Globe with a special edition magazine. “We are so proud to once again be named one...

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Trinity Opts to Rebuild OH Development

November 19, 2015
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Trinity Opts to Rebuild OH Development

At Monday night’s Orient Heights Neighborhood Council (OHNC) meeting, Trinity Financial’s Eva Erlick and Paul Scapicchio briefed residents on the Orient Heights Housing Development project. In June, Trinity was picked by the Boston Housing Authority as the designated developer to rehab the aging Orient Heights Housing Development. Erlick announced at the meeting that Trinity...

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