Monthly Archives: February 2017

Obituaries 02-22-2017

February 28, 2017
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Maria Gunn-Venuti Had a colorful and diverse career path Maria J. Gunn-Venuti, a long-time resident of the Revere Beach area and formerly of Orient Heights in East Boston, peacefully passed away in her sleep on Wednesday, February 15 at Hathorne Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Danvers. Born in Chelsea in September of 1920,...

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Eastie VS Boston Latin Academy Gallery

February 24, 2017
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Boston Latin Academy defeated East Boston in the Championship game at Matthews Arena 4-3 in a shootout on Thursday. The game ended in the third period 3-3, then followed by a 7:30min overtime which lead to the best of 5 penalty shots. Latin scored one shot and Eastie none, leading to Latin’s victory. Click...

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We Are the Champions

February 17, 2017
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We Are the Champions

The East Boston boys’ track and field team was dominant last Wednesday at the Reggie Lewis Center and captured the Boston Public Schools Indoor Track and Field City League Championship title. The Jets scored 107 points during the two-day championship meet. Eastie had three first-place and six second-place finishes. Jets coach, Garcia Dalzon, was...

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Storm Walk

February 17, 2017
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Storm Walk

Mike Hartman and his pup, Shane, take a walk along Winthrop Shore Drive on Monday following the Sunday night snowstorm.

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Joseph Guarino,Beloved Community Member, at 75

February 17, 2017
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Joseph Guarino,Beloved Community Member, at 75

By John Lynds The community is mourning the loss of longtime community member and one of the most recognizable faces in East Boston. Joseph Guarino who, outside of his career as a newspaper man, dedicated his life to St. Joseph St. Lazarus Church, the Golden Age Club and other Eastie civic organizations where he...

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Rep Madaro Testifies on Late Night MBTA Service

February 17, 2017
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By John Lynds Last week in front of the MBTA Fiscal Control and Management Board, State Representative Adrian Madaro testified at a hearing on the MBTA’s late night service that fell victim to budget cuts,  but is essential to many hard working East Boston commuters that rely on late night service to get to...

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Zumix Receives Boston Cultural Council Grant

February 17, 2017
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By John Lynds Last week Zumix, East Boston’s popular youth music and arts program, was named one of 173 organizations that will receive a 2017 Boston Cultural Council grant. Zumix will share in $462,250 in grant money with the other organizations across the city. “The Boston Cultural Council organizational grants continue to support innovative...

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Loftel Buyers Appear before JPNA

February 17, 2017
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By John Lynds While it may not be the quaint Paul Roiff-style hotel the neighborhood was hoping for,  the new owners said they are not going to deviate very much from the original plan. Boston Trade International, owned by brothers Pravin and Sudhir Patel, bought the large former industrial building on the corner of...

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Residents Urged to Get Involved

February 17, 2017
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City Councilors Ayanna Pressley, Michelle Wu, Andrea Campbell, and Annissa Essaibi George are to be congratulated for starting a series of meetings on the issues of early childhood education and childcare in Boston. The fear that Boston is a city not welcoming to families is becoming a real possibility. Whether one looks at the...

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Obituaries 02-15-2017

February 17, 2017
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Angelo Lupis Of Winthrop Angelo Lupis of Winthrop passed away peacefully on February 9. He was the beloved husband of June M (D’Argenio) Lupis; devoted father of Bernadette DeAngelis and her husband, Alan of Everett and Carol Harvey and her husband, Robert of Winthrop; dear brother of the late Ursula (Sister Bernadette), Salvatore, and Marianne...

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