Monthly Archives: March 2017

JPNA Votes Down Marginal Street Project

March 17, 2017
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By John Lynds After eight community, abutter and planning and zoning meetings, the Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association (JPNA) voted 18 to 14 against a condo development project at 298 Marginal Street. Attorney for the project, Diane Modica, and architect, Beth Whittaker, again made their pitch to JPNA members to transform a vacant lot with...

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Go Boston 2030 Aims to Transform the Way People Move Around Boston

March 17, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen There is no question that Boston is booming with both increased development and with an influx of residents. Between the years 2000 and 2010, Boston’s population grew by five percent to more than 620,000 residents. By 2030, the population is expected to exceed 700,000. Already, Boston has crowded roadways, trains, and...

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Happy St Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2017
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St. Patrick’s Day is one of those holidays that brings a smile to everyone’s face — a day when everyone is Irish for a day. St. Patrick’s Day actually is a significant one in American history, marking the date in 1776 on which the British armed forces evacuated Boston (hence the official nomenclature, Evacuation...

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Let It Snow, Let It Snow — Not

March 17, 2017
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Even though we have had a mild winter, the major snowstorm this week was not welcome! By mid-March, we are ready for winter’s bleakness to depart and for spring to arrive. Yes, we know that March comes in like a lion. As lifelong New Englanders, we are ready for anything that Mother Nature may...

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Rick Perry’s DOE Agenda: Cleaning House, Trump’s Clean Energy

March 17, 2017
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By Merrill Matthews As the new head of the Department of Energy, Former Texas Governor Rick Perry faces many challenges from the bureaucracy, environmentalists, and the media. President Jimmy Carter created the agency in 1977, partly in response to Middle Eastern oil-exporting countries’ decision to use oil as a political weapon. DOE, whose proposed...

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Letters to the Editor

March 17, 2017
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THANKS TO ALL WHO HELPED THE SHAMROCK SPLASH Dear Editor The Revere Beach Partnership is most grateful to all of the plungers and spectators who came to Revere Beach on March 5th to support us at our fund raising event, The Shamrock Splash. This fundraiser benefits the non-profit “Save the Harbor/Save the Bay.” The...

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Girls Invited to Take Part in Sports Festival in April

March 17, 2017
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, and Boston Centers for Youth & Families invite girls from throughout the city to spend their April school vacation at the All Girls Sports Festival in Roxbury.  The four-day event will take place April 18 to April 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m....

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Obituaries 03-15-2017

March 17, 2017
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Giovannina ‘Jennie’ Chiello Of Peabody, formerly of East Boston Giovannina “Jennie” Chiello of Birchwood Avenue, Peabody passed away at home on March 10 after a brief illness. She was 94 years old. Born in Boston, the beloved daughter of the late Santa (Petitto) and Giovanni Fallica, she was a longtime resident of East Boston...

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Kennedy School Students in Spelling Bee

March 10, 2017
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Kennedy School Students in Spelling Bee

The winners and the Judges: 3rd place winner Bryan Venegas, 2nd place Bryan Toro, 1st place Lilian Miranda, Judge MaryBeth Hamway, and Judge Albert ‘Buddy’ Mangini. Back: Judges Maria Mazzarella, Principal Kristen Goncalves, Jessica Vazquez and Rosalee Petralia.

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Salesian Paint Night Fundraiser

March 10, 2017
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Salesian Paint Night Fundraiser

East Boston resident Darice Maghsoudi works on her painting at last Friday night’s Salesian Boys & Girls Club ‘Paint Party’ fundraiser to support Boys & Girls Club programs. Maghsoudi was one of over 200 people that participated in the fundraising event.

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