Monthly Archives: October 2016

Kiwanis Annual Holiday Food Drive

October 28, 2016
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Kiwanis Annual Holiday Food Drive

Shaw’s Supermarket customers purchase canned foods, pastas, and other dried goods and drop them off at the East Boston Kiwanis table that was set up outside the exit doors as part of the Kiwanis annual holiday food drive to benefit Grace Church and the Meridian House.

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Forbes Under 30 Comes to Two Eastie Schools

October 28, 2016
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Forbes Under 30 Comes to Two Eastie Schools

By John Lynds Last Wednesday Forbes Magazine held a Service Day at several Boston Public Schools (BPS) including two schools  in East Boston. At the Donald McKay and Patrick J. Kennedy Schools young entrepreneurs from across the world engaged students to discuss how they became successful  superstars and game changers in the fields of...

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Both Cintolo and Morris Released from Hospital

October 28, 2016
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Both Cintolo and Morris Released from Hospital

By John Lynds Many are still hailing Officers Richard Cintolo and Matt Morris’s survival and speedy recovery from a fierce gun battle two weeks ago as a miracle. Both Cintolo and Morris were critically wounded during the shootout on Gladstone Street Cintolo received gunshots to the neck, shoulder and chest while Morris received a...

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Updated,Improved Safety Gear to Police Districts

October 28, 2016
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By John Lynds One thing the shooting of Officers Richard Cintolo and Matt Morris two weeks ago on Gladstone Street in East Boston demonstrated that Boston police  and police nationwide are facing more powerful weaponry on the streets. Over the summer, the Boston Police Union Police sent a letter to Mayor Martin Walsh and...

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BPDA Holds Design Review on Border Street Project

October 28, 2016
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By John Lynds Last week the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA), formerly the Boston Redevelopment Authority, held an Article 80 design review meeting regarding the large residential development on Border Street in East Boston. The market rate condo development project from 301 to 323 Border would replace an existing  auto body shop that...

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City Picks East Boston CDC as Hess Site Developer

October 28, 2016
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By John Lynds Following a meeting last Friday, the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) named the East Boston Community Development Corporation (CDC) as the designated developer of the Hess Site on Condor Street. The CDC developed was chosen over  two other proponents vying to develop the industrial parcel of land that once housed...

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MassDOT Holds Meeting on Sumner Toll Plaza

October 28, 2016
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By John Lynds Following a series of community meetings, East Boston residents expressed several concerns over the state’s original plan to demolish and reconfigure the Sumner Tunnel Toll Plaza as MassDOT moves to All Electronic Tolling (AET) at the entrance of the tunnel. At a community meeting held last week at East Boston High...

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Have A Safe and Happy Halloween

October 28, 2016
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Halloween will be observed this Monday, and that means that  scores of children and others will be roaming our streets during the early-evening hours as they go about their ritual of trick-or-treating in our neighborhoods. It is up to each one of us to be extra-observant if we are operating a  motor vehicle during...

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Obituaries 10-26-2016

October 28, 2016
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James ‘Jay’ Walsh Of Stoneham, formerly of East Boston James “Jay” Walsh of Stoneham, formerly of East Boston, passed away peacefully on October 15. Jay was an active member of the East Boston Little League for many years. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus #2962 and a long time employee of...

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East Boston Residents in Shock over Police Shooting:Officers Cintolo and Morris Upgraded to Stable Condition

October 21, 2016
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East Boston Residents in Shock over Police Shooting:Officers Cintolo and Morris Upgraded to Stable Condition

By John Lynds The Boston Police Department’s top brass, East Boston clergy and even many elected officials and residents have stated that some sort of divine intervention occurred last Wednesday night when District A-7 Officers Richard Cintolo and Matt Morris were met with a hail of gunfire while responding to a domestic call at...

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