Monthly Archives: July 2016

Sadness Across America

July 16, 2016
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The shooting deaths of two black men by white police officers in Minnesota and Baton Rouge, and then the assassination of five white officers by a black sniper in Dallas, have shocked Americans of all ages, races, color, and creeds. These tragic deaths that have filled the headlines this past week have unleashed a...

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Sports 07-13-2016

July 16, 2016
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East Boston Little League All-Stars play well in District 12 Tournament Cassaro hurls one-hitter in a win over Somerville The East Boston Little League All-Star team made  a strong showing in the District 12 Williamsport Tournament. Eastie opened tourney play with a 7-3 victory over Somerville on June 29. C.J. Cassaro pitched 5 2/3...

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Obituaries 07-13-2016

July 16, 2016
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John Bosco Former United Airlines employee John J. Bosco of East Boston passed away on Sunday, July 10.  He was 72 years old. A former employee of United Airlines, he was the longtime loving companion of Christine Daniels, cherished father of John Bosco of Revere, Dina Routhier and her husband, Gregg of Andover, Lisa...

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EBSB Mobile Bank Truck Makes First Appearance in Eastie

July 8, 2016
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EBSB Mobile Bank Truck Makes First Appearance in Eastie

By John Lynds On Thursday afternoon at the East Boston Saving Bank’s Orient Heights branch,  the bank’s new local bank on wheels made its first appearance in the neighborhood. EBSB’s mobile bank truck includes a full staff of tellers, loan officers and of course a driver and features a teller window, ATM, and space...

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Eastie Week to Kick Off Thursday, July 7

July 8, 2016
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Eastie Week to Kick Off Thursday, July 7

By John Lynds For six days in July the spotlight will be on East Boston,  as several non-profits team up for a neighborhood-wide celebration to showcase all the neighborhood has to offer. Dubbed ‘Eastie Week’ the celebration will kick off on Friday, July 7 and will be hosted by The Boston Harbor Association (TBHA)...

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Dough East Boston,Veronica Robles,Among Main Streets Honorees

July 8, 2016
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Dough East Boston,Veronica Robles,Among Main Streets Honorees

By John Lynds On Tuesday, Mayor Martin Walsh joined with the Department of Neighborhood Development to honor Boston Main Streets volunteers and businesses during the 20th Annual Boston Main Streets Awards. Eastie’s Veronica Robles of the Veronica Robles Cultural Center was named ‘Volunteer of the Year’ while Dough East Boston was named ‘Business of...

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Community Asks Archdiocese to Keep Father Wayne Here

July 8, 2016
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By John Lynds At an emergency meeting called by the Sacred Heart Parish Council last Tuesday night, Chief of Probation Thomas Tassinari made an emotional plea to keep Father Wayne Belschner in East Boston to continue the important work that he is doing. It was announced last week that the Boston Archdiocese has decided...

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Hubway Holds Community Workshop

July 8, 2016
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By John Lynds With the city planning to bring up to 10 new Hubway stations to Eastie by the fall, Boston Transportation Department’s Kim Foltz led a community workshop last Thursday at the East Boston Branch Library to begin getting ideas on where in the neighborhood the bike docking stations should be placed. At...

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Work Begins on Eastie Electronic Tolling

July 8, 2016
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By John Lynds MassDOT has begun work on infrastructure for two vertical gantry supports on the East Boston sides of the Sumner and Callahan Tunnels as the state transportation agency moves to implement All Electronic Tolling (AET). Work began last week and will continue during off-peak hours during the next several days with gantries...

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Be Sure to Take Part in Eastie Week

July 8, 2016
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On Thursday, the Boston Harbor Association, East Boston Main Streets and the Chamber with help from other partners will kick off Eastie Week 2016. From July 7 to July 12 all that Eastie has to offer will be on display for all to see. This is an important event because the six days of...

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