Monthly Archives: August 2016

Eastie Pride Day Was A Huge Success

August 29, 2016
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Eastie Pride Day Was A Huge Success

Carole Smith, Lisa LaMattina, Stephen Murphy, Mayor Martin Walsh, Councilor Sal LaMattina, and Massport CEO Thomas Glynn cut the giant Eastie Pride cake on Saturday, Aug. 20.

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Zumix Receives Funding for Added Program from Pearl Jam Concert

August 29, 2016
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By John Lynds One of Seattle’s most influential rock bands to come out of the early 1990s Pacific Northwest ‘grunge’ scene announced it has donated a portion of its ticket sales during the band’s two Boston shows at Fenway Park earlier this month to Zumix for a second time. Pearl Jam and the band’s...

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Rep Madaro to Visit El Salvador,Honduras and Mexico

August 29, 2016
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By John Lynds With many of his East Boston constituents hailing from Central and South America and leaving there for more opportunities and a better life in the United States, State Representative Adrian Madaro will travel to three Latin American countries this week to see first hand what drives immigration. Madaro will join a...

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Eastie Artist Picked to Decorate Neighborhood’s “Street Pianos”

August 29, 2016
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By John Lynds East Boston artist J. Felipe Aguirre, a.k.a. Phil Hoa has been chosen to be the one responsible for designing and decorating the public ‘Street Pianos’ coming to East Boston next month. The two pianos in Eastie that will be sponsored by the Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association and the East Boston Branch...

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Harnessing the Creativity of Boston’s Artists to Build A Better City

August 29, 2016
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh I was excited to join the Mayor’s Mural Crew last week, as they celebrated their 25th anniversary of beautifying our City. I picked up a paintbrush, and colored in a mural of ballet dancers on the wall of the performing arts center on Blue Hill Avenue. As I painted...

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Volunteers A Huge Part of Eastie Pride

August 29, 2016
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Eastie Pride Day was launched in 1988 in response to the wave of urban flight from Boston during the 1970s and 1980s. In Eastie many Italians and Irish took off for the suburban towns of Saugus, Peabody and Revere while the burgeoning new Latino and Asian population were stripped of mentors and neighbors to...

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Obituaries 08-24-2016

August 29, 2016
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Vincent Guaetta Retired MBTA machinist Vincent A. Guaetta pf Revere, formerly of Wakefield and East Boston, passed away August 12 after a brief illness. He was 73 years old. A retired MBTA machinist, he was the cherished son of the late Peter and Mary (Guerra) Guaetta, the former husband of Elaine (Mastrangelo) Guaetta; loving...

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East Boston HS Swimmers Doing Great Job As Lifeguards At Paris St Pool

August 24, 2016
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East Boston HS Swimmers Doing Great Job As Lifeguards At Paris St Pool

The East Boston HS Swim Team has many lifeguards throughout the City. Pictured is the lifeguard staff at Paris St. Pool, (L-R) Francesca Marifiote (grad,) Steven Mesa (grad), Chris Villanueva (Sr. Capt), Mike Lockhead (grad), Daniel Marifiote (grad & Asst Coach), Jose Villanueva (grad), and Coach Dave Arinella.

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East Boston Resident Receives Massport Rauseo Scholarship

August 24, 2016
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East Boston Resident Receives Massport Rauseo Scholarship

By John Lynds The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) announced the recipient of the annual scholarship honoring the memory of Donna Rauseo, a lifelong resident of East Boston and a long-time Massport employee. The $5,000 Donna Rauseo Memorial Scholarship was awarded to East Boston resident Carolyn Searles. Searles is a graduate of Boston Latin School....

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28th Eastie Pride Day to Kickoff Saturday at Piers Park

August 24, 2016
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28th Eastie Pride Day to Kickoff Saturday at Piers Park

By John Lynds It’s that time of year to break out your blue and gold attire and head down to Piers Park for the 28th Annual Eastie Pride Day. This year’s Eastie Pride Day will kickoff on Saturday, August 20 at 3 p.m. at Piers Park. The forecast for Saturday is warm sunny skies...

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