Monthly Archives: November 2015

Let’s Truly Honor Our Veterans

November 12, 2015
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Veteran’s Day originally came into existence shortly after World War I when it was known as Armistice Day, marking the end of what was known then as the Great War on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month. In the years since that time, Veteran’s Day has come to encompass...

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Obituaries 11-11-2015

November 12, 2015
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Elvira Ricci Of Melrose, formerly of East Boston Elvira Ricci passed away on November 7 at Revere’s Lighthouse Nursing Care Center after a long illness. She was 83 years old. Born and raised in Boston, she attended schools in East Boston and lived there most of her life, before moving to Melrose in 2000....

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Jets Soar to the Playoffs

November 5, 2015
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Jets Soar to the Playoffs

The Eastie High Jets line up and join hands to pray and rally before heading out onto the field last Friday evening, Oct. 30, during the first round of the Division 5 North state football playoffs. The Jets faced Brighton and came away with a 32-22 win. They will face Greater Lowell in Eastie...

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Massport Pays Tribute to Maverick Mothers

November 5, 2015
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Massport Pays Tribute to Maverick Mothers

 Karen Maddalena was a young mother on a cool autumn day when she made the decision to stand up against Massport’s expansion of Logan airport. Her choice then to fight for the quality of life for herself and her neighbors ignited a lifelong career in community activism. On September 28, 1968  and led by...

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New Study on Eastie’s Wants and Needs Released

November 5, 2015
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New Study on Eastie’s Wants and Needs Released

A new survey is out and has found that a majority of East Boston residents want more market rate housing, more nightlife venues and more retail development. Community Commons released its second survey on development concerns at last Wednesday night’s Eagle Hill Civic Association meeting.  This survey, presented by Dr. Neenah Estrella-Luna, focused on...

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Salesian Boys & Girls Club Receives a National Award

November 5, 2015
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The Salesian Boys & Girls Club on Byron Street in East Boston received a national award last week from the Boys and Girls Club of America. Out of 1,000 Boys & Girls Clubs in the Northeast Region that includes 14 states, the Salesian Club was one of two in the region selected for the...

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Letter to the Editor

November 5, 2015
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The GSNA is a strong neighborhood  group This letter is sent to correct  misinformation in an article in the last issue about the Gove Street Citizens Association.  The article describes the Association as “a sort of splinter group of the Jeffries Pont Neighborhood Association.” This is not true. The Gove Street Citizens  Association operated...

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Congratulations, East Boston High School Boys Soccer Team – Boston City Champions

November 5, 2015
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We offer our congratulations to head coach Lorenzo Di Benedetto on the East Boston High School boys soccer team on winning the 2015 Boston city soccer championship. The Jets truly proved that they are best team in Boston with a decisive 3-0 victory over Burke in the final. It was the second year in...

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Obituaries 11-04-2015

November 5, 2015
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Giovanna Colarossi There will never be another Nonna Giovanna, died at 107 years old Giovanna (Fusco) Colarossi of East Boston passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on October 31 at 107 years of age. Giovanna was a beautiful woman who was loved most dearly by her entire family and will be sorely...

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