Monthly Archives: November 2016

Curtis Guild Paint Night

November 24, 2016
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Curtis Guild Paint Night

Antonietta Brownell, parent council, with her husband, Matthew, and son, Joshua, a kindergartener, during the Curtis Guild Elementary School’s Family Paint Nite at the school on Friday, Nov. 18. The event was sponsored by Milano’s Deli and families went home with a fall foliage scene.

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Stop & Shop Again Teams Up with YMCA for Annual Turkey Express Program

November 24, 2016
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Stop & Shop Again Teams Up with YMCA for Annual Turkey Express Program

By John Lynds Some of East Boston YMCA’s families were once again the recipients of a generous holiday donation from Stop & Shop. Last Thursday at the Y, Stop & Shop kicked off its annual Turkey Express program with the donation of 250 turkeys that will feed over 700 local children and their families...

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Wingstop Officially Opens in Eastie

November 24, 2016
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Wingstop Officially Opens in Eastie

By John Lynds It was standing room only for the popular Texas-based chicken wing restaurant, Wingstop, as it officially opened its doors last Wednesday afternoon in Central Square next door to the East Boston Social Centers. “This is a good sign,” said franchise owner Laura Rebello, who co-owns the Eastie location as well as...

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BPS Investigates Bullying at EBHS in Wake of Trump’s Win

November 24, 2016
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By John Lynds By now we have all read one story or another about U.S. Citizens, Muslims, immigrants and other minority groups being harassed by President-elect Donald Trump supporters following his surprise victory over Hillary Clinton onTuesday, November 8 Presidential Election. However,  no one in heavily progressive liberal leaning democratic Blue State of Massachusetts,...

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City to Rehab Paris Street Pool

November 24, 2016
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By John Lynds The city announced it will invest $3.75 million to rehab the Paris Street pool once the Paris Street Gym project is completed. The gym is currently undergoing a $10 million renovation and the pool will be open next according to City Councilor Sal LaMattina. “I am very excited for the renovation...

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Basile Heading to Private Sector

November 24, 2016
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By John Lynds Governor Charlie Baker’s Chief Secretary and former East Boston State Representative Carlo Basile announced he will leave the Baker Administration in January to work in the private sector. “I have accomplished what I wanted to accomplish in the two years in the Governor Baker’s Administration and now it is time for...

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Central Square Rehab Hits Some Snags, Should Be Done by June

November 24, 2016
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By John Lynds The highly anticipated Central Square rehabilitation project that has been almost a decade in the making and finally commenced in the summer of 2015 and should have taken a year to complete,  but the latest update from the city’s contractor revealed the project will not be done until June 2017. “The...

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East Boston and South Boston Ready for Thanksgiving Game

November 24, 2016
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White Stadium will be the setting for the 99th clash between East Boston High School and South Boston High at 9:30 a.m. sharp on Thanksgiving morning.  The East Boston Jets, led by John Parziale (7th season) are 4-6.  The South Boston Knights, led by first year coach Brian Vaughn are 2-6. East Boston began...

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Letter to the Editor

November 24, 2016
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Dear Editor: My name is Adjie Burnett and I am the vice-president of The East Boston Pop Warner football program. We are a program that takes young inner city youths off the streets to teach them the game of football as well as other life skills. We hope that the things that we teach...

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Remember Those in Need

November 24, 2016
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For the vast majority of Americans, Thanksgiving and the holiday season is a joyous time when the abundance that life offers is most apparent in a wealthy nation such as ours. But the sad reality for many of our fellow citizens is that the holiday season brings little, if any, joy. Those who are...

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