Monthly Archives: August 2016

Terminal E Public Comment Period Extended 21 Days:Activists Seek A Better Community Process

August 24, 2016
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Terminal E Public Comment Period Extended 21 Days:Activists Seek A Better Community Process

By John Lynds Following a poorly attended community meeting hosted by Massport last Wednesday at the Mario Umana Academy regarding the expansion of Terminal E and its Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR), local environmentalist and elected officials immediately called on Massport to extend the public comment period. Massport is currently constructing three gates, previously...

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Lydia Edwards to Head Office of Housing Stability

August 24, 2016
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By John Lynds Mayor Martin Walsh announced this week that East Boston resident and former First Suffolk and Middlesex senatorial candidate, Lydia Edwards, will head the city’s newly formed Office of Housing Stability. The new Office of Housing Stability will be part of the city’s Department of Neighborhood Development and as a Deputy Director,...

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Youth and Police Initiative Lands at the Community Center

August 24, 2016
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By John Lynds For several weeks this summer,  youth from the Boston Centers for Youth and Families (BCYF) Paris Street Community Center took part in a new program to help strengthen relationships between police and teens. The Youth and Police Initiative (YPI), launched in 2004 by the North American Family Institute, brought 11 East...

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Yes,We Are In A State Of Drought

August 24, 2016
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Many regions in Massachusetts are facing drought or near-drought conditions. According to federal drought authorities, about 62 percent of the state is considered to be under “severe drought” and some areas northwest of Boston are in “extreme drought.” Water restrictions are in place in just about every community in the state which is not...

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Sports 08-17-2016

August 24, 2016
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East Boston Waves softball completes successful season The East Boston Waves finished the summer portion of their schedule with a record of 13-3, which resulted in a strong fourth place finish in the 20-team Middlesex League.  It was a great showing considering the team played in the 18-Under Division despite the team being comprised...

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Obituaries 08-17-2016

August 24, 2016
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Angelo ‘Blondy’ Pelosi Former East Boston resident Angelo “Blondy” Pelosi, formerly of East Boston, Medford and Hollywood, Florida, died peacefully in Saugus, August 3. He was 90 years old. Angelo attended East Boston High and served in the U.S. Navy. He was the husband of the late Ellen (Gregis) Pelosi, son of the late...

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Maverick Marketplace Cafe Looks to Expand Hours

August 19, 2016
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Maverick Marketplace Cafe Looks to Expand Hours

By John Lynds Owners of the popular cafe on Maverick Street that has been featuring live music, and serving up good food, funky drinks and craft beers since 2014 is looking to expand their hours. At Monday night’s Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association (JPNA) meeting, Melissa Tyler, who co-owns Maverick Marketplace Cafe with her husband,...

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Beach Art Artist,Andres Amador,to Return to Constitution Beach Saturday

August 19, 2016
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Beach Art Artist,Andres Amador,to Return to Constitution Beach Saturday

By John Lynds Last year when San Francisco-based artist Andres Amador visited Constitution Beach to turn the wet sand at low tide into a temporary piece of visual art with the help of the community residents, it became one of the highlights of the Summer. Save the Harbor/Save the Bay announced this week that...

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Hilton Garden Inn Logan Airport Celebrates Its First Anniversary

August 19, 2016
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Hilton Garden Inn Logan Airport Celebrates Its First Anniversary

By Cary Shuman The Hilton Garden Inn Boston Logan Airport, 100 Boardman St., celebrated its first anniversary Monday. In conjuction with the anniversary celebration, general manager Kevin Buchanan and director of sales Steve Haley presented a $1,000 donation of school supplies to the Salesian Boys and Girls Club of East Boston. Buchanan said the...

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Dancing Elotes Comes to the Farmers Market

August 19, 2016
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By John Lynds Each Wednesday at the East Boston Farmers Market on Lewis Mall, featuring the fresh fruit and vegetable dealers, there is a special ongoing celebration that is a big hit with the crowd. Brought to this year’s Farmers Market by the Veronica Robles Cultural Center is the ‘Dancing Elotes’ project. “This project...

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