Monthly Archives: December 2015

Massport Explains Reasons for Expanding Terminal E

December 10, 2015
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Massport Explains Reasons for Expanding Terminal E

At the regular monthly meetings of  Jeffries Point Neighborhood Council and Orient Heights Neighborhood Council and also a special  Massport sponsored meeting that included representatives from the Massachusetts Environmental Protection Agency and the Federal Aviation Administration, Massport  laid out the reasons for expanding Terminal E by  constructing three gates, previously permitted as part of...

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Hoping for Change A Fruitless Exercise with this President

December 10, 2015
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BY Seth Daniel I sat down Sunday to watch President Barack Obama’s Oval Office speech – a rarity in his seven years in office – with a mind towards hoping he would change. After all, if the largest terror attack on American soil since 2001 hadn’t moved him, then nothing would. So, I figured...

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Thank You, Sen.Petruccelli

December 10, 2015
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East Boston residents have felt secure in the knowledge that one of their neighbors, Anthony Petruccelli, has been representing them on Beacon Hill and fighting every day for their best interests. Anthony Petruccelli has been an outstanding state representative and state senator for our neighborhood. He was an accessible public official, always responsive to...

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Wynn Teams With Bruins to Donate Youth Hockey Helmets

December 10, 2015
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Wynn Everett announced that it has partnered with the Boston Bruins to purchase 140 Bauer hockey helmets that will be donated to several local high school hockey teams. The helmets will be distributed to hockey players from Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, East Boston High School (where Charlestown students play), Everett High School, Malden...

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Obituaries 12-09-2015

December 10, 2015
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Louis Spada Of East Boston Louis L. Spada of East Boston passed away peacefully on December 7. A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was the beloved husband of the late Margaret (Pessia) Spada; devoted father of Maria Hanton of East Boston and Leonard Spada and his wife, Elizabeth of Middleton; cherished...

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Senator Petruccelli to resign in January

December 4, 2015
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Senator Anthony Petruccelli, who served first in the Massachusetts House and later the Senate, announced he will resign from his Senate seat effective sometime in January to take a job in the private sector.  Petruccelli, who is currently the Senate’s Majority Whip, will go to work for Kearney, Donovan and McGee as a new...

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Thanksgiving 2015 in East Boston

December 3, 2015
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Thanksgiving 2015 in East Boston

A very Happy Thanksgiving. Frank Gerardi and John Cannata enjoy their Thanksgiving Day meal last Thursday at Sacred Heart Church as part of Rep. Adrian Madaro Thanksgiving Day Dinner benefit.

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Gove St.Assoc Votes to Support Loftel project

December 3, 2015
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By Cary Shuman The Gove Street Citizens Association (GSCA) voted by a 30-4 margin at its monthly meeting Monday to support the construction of the Loftel Boston hotel on the site of a former factory at 151 Porter St., which is at the corner of Orleans Street. Members of the GSCA cast their ballots...

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ISD Commissioner Speaks at Gove St. Assoc. Meeting

December 3, 2015
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By Cary Shuman William Christopher Jr., commissioner of the Inspectional Services Department (ISD) for the City of Boston, gave an informative talk about the workings of the department and the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals Monday at a meeting of the Gove Street Citizens Association. Christopher, an architect, said over the past 18 months...

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Cabbies Riding Back on Local Streets

December 3, 2015
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Everyone loves a loophole and many Boston cabbies are no exception to that rule. Hundreds of Boston cabs cruising through East Boston everyday tack on an additional rate of $5.25 that goes towards the cabbies ride back through the Callahan Tunnel back to Boston. Hundreds of cabbies everyday are coming to the airport through...

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