Monthly Archives: January 2016

NOAH Receives Major Grant

January 7, 2016
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The East Boston Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH) recently held a ceremonial ribbon cutting to celebrate a major grant from the Kresge Foundation. NOAH announced the local non-profit was awarded a Kresge Foundation urban opportunities and resilience implementation funding, which over the next three years will support continued climate adaptation planning and implementation work...

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Rep. Madaro Decides Against Bid for Senate

January 7, 2016
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East Boston State Representative Adrian Madaro has decided not to run for the 1st Suffolk and Middlesex Senate seat that will be left vacant by Senator Anthony Petruccelli on January 21. “Over the past few weeks I have been touched by those who have encouraged me to pursue Senator Petruccelli’s seat,” said Madaro. “However,...

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City Councilor Sal LaMattina is Sworn in to his Fifth Term

January 7, 2016
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City Councilor Sal LaMattina is Sworn in to his Fifth Term

City Councilor Sal LaMattina was sworn in to his fifth term as District 1 City Councilor Monday at Faneuil Hall and said he looks forward to representing East Boston, Charlestown and the North End for another two years. “I am very excited to begin my 5th term on the Boston City Council,” said LaMattina....

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Eastie Residents Take a Frigid New Year’s Day Dip

January 7, 2016
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Eastie Residents Take a Frigid New Year’s Day Dip

For the past two years a group of East Boston residents have braved the frigid waters off Constitution Beach on New Years Day to take a ‘Polar Plunge’. The small group began with a few residents last year to show their support for local police and law enforcement during a time when there was...

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Boston Council, Mayor Outline Social Justice Agenda

January 7, 2016
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By Seth Daniel City government in Boston appeared to be on the same page when it came to the Council and Mayor Martin Walsh during inauguration speeches on Monday, with the mayor and new Council President Michelle Wu outlining a strong social justice agenda for the coming term. Speaking after swearing in the new...

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Letter to the Editor

January 7, 2016
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Congratulations to our city leaders We congratulate our esteemed city councillors, including Eastie’s own Sal LaMattina, who were inaugurated for two-year terms during an impressive ceremony Monday at Boston City Hall. LaMattina, who has served our community with distinction for the past eight years, will be joining some new colleagues on the Boston City...

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Obituaries 01-06-2016

January 7, 2016
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Vasilios Anthopoulos Of Winthrop, formerly of Greece Vasilios Anthopoulos, a long time resident of Winthrop, formerly of Greece, passed away peacefully on Saturday afternoon,  January 2. He was the beloved husband for over 56 loving years to Melpomeni (Papadopoulos); devoted father of  Sophie Vessiropoulos and her husband, Antonis, Harry Anthopoulos and his wife, Marianna...

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