Monthly Archives: January 2016

Lynds Makes Presentation About 202 Maverick Street Project at BRA Community Meeting

January 28, 2016
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Lynds Makes Presentation About 202 Maverick Street Project at BRA Community Meeting

By Cary Shuman Attorney Richards Lynds gave a presentation on a proposed residential development at 202 Maverick St. during a Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) community meeting Jan. 21 at the Noddle Island Community Room. BRA Project Manager Phil D. Cohen presided over the meeting where Lynds spoke about the 23-residential-unit structure that would be...

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Wu Seeks to Better Inform the Community

January 28, 2016
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Wu Seeks to Better Inform the Community

By Seth Daniel If there’s anything that Council President Michelle Wu hopes that Charlestown residents get out of her year in the top City Council seat, it would be better informed of Council business. Wu told the paper in an interview last week that her top priority is to make sure Charlestown residents and...

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Petruccelli Bids Farewell to the Senate

January 28, 2016
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Petruccelli Bids Farewell to the Senate

It was bittersweet end to a stellar career for Senator Anthony Petruccelli last Thursday. Petruccelli entered the Senate Chambers for the last time to a standing ovation from colleagues and a packed gallery of friends, family, supporters and staff members. “You only have one chance to do this so I may take some time...

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Wanted:Suspect ID’d in Connection with Maverick Station Shooting

January 28, 2016
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Wanted:Suspect ID’d in Connection with Maverick Station Shooting

On Monday,  Transit Police detectives released the name and photo of the suspect being sought in the double shooting at Maverick MBTA station last Tuesday afternoon. Police have launched a manhunt for Rogelio Alvarado, 21, of East Boston and executed  search warrants Monday at 55 White St. and 70 Graves Ave. in Revere in...

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After Four Shootings and One Homicide since January 1, Residents Demand More Officers

January 28, 2016
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After Four Shootings and One Homicide since January 1, Residents Demand More Officers

With four gang-related shootings in East Boston since January 1, residents are demanding that Mayor Martin Walsh makes good on his promise to add more police to the neighborhood. In September at East Boston High School, following the homicides of 15 year old Wilson Martinez and Irvin Depazm, Walsh pledged to put more cops...

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Shooting at Maverick Landing

January 28, 2016
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Jennifer Pizarro Property Manager of Maverick Landing I am sure most of you know but if you don’t please note there was drive by shooting on Sunday, 1/24th between 1030pm – 1130pm luckily no one was hurt but a car was shot up.  Then yesterday evening while working here in the office I heard...

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We Need the Pledge Fulfilled

January 28, 2016
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Going back generations, living in East Boston has always been for the most part safe.  While we were always part of Boston, many of the serious crime problems that were affecting various neighborhoods in Boston seemed not to be happening here.  Maybe it was the water that separated us from the problems. However, that...

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East Boston Little League Announces Plans for 2016 Youth Baseball Season

January 28, 2016
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By Cary Shuman There is snow covering the fields but East Boston Little League (EBLL) president Chucky Cassaro is getting his organization ready for the 2016 baseball season. Cassaro is beginning his third year as president but he deflects credit for the league’s resurgence to other board members. “We could never have run this...

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Obituaries 01-27-2016

January 28, 2016
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Ferdinand ‘Fred’ Martino Proprietor of Martino’s Market in East Boston, active member of many organizations Ferdinand C. “Fred” Martino of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, died peacefully on January 24 surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Martino was a US Army veteran of World War II,  Venerable Sons of Italy, Winthrop Lodge 205, Grand...

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City Councilor Sal Lamattina to Chair the Parks and Recreation and Transportation Committees

January 22, 2016
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Newly sworn in Boston City Council President Michelle Wu has appointed City Councilor Sal LaMattina to chair the Parks, Recreation & Transportation and vice chair the Ways and Means Committee. LaMattina, who was sworn in for a fifth term as District 1 City Councilor last week, had previously chaired the City, Neighborhood Services and...

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