Monthly Archives: June 2017

Home Again:Newly Restored Flying Cloud Painting Recently Unveiled

June 30, 2017
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Home Again:Newly Restored Flying Cloud Painting Recently Unveiled

By John Lynds During a special event last week at the East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library,  the neighborhood’s Friends of the Library (FOL) unveiled the newly restored Frederick Leonard King painting ‘The Flying Cloud’ that depicts the famed 19th Century Clippership built by Donald McKay in East Boston. The restoration of...

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Sandra Nijjar Receives the State’s Unsung Heroine Award

June 30, 2017
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Sandra Nijjar Receives the State’s Unsung Heroine Award

By John Lynds East Boston resident Sandra Nijjar with a group of residents and clergy, founded the East Boston Community Soup Kitchen in response to seeing more and more homelessness in the neighborhood. With support from numerous community volunteers and food donated by popular restaurants like Panera Bread and Longhorn Steakhouse,  each week the...

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Three Youths Rescued from the Waters off LoPresti Park

June 30, 2017
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Three Youths Rescued from the Waters off LoPresti Park

By John Lynds Residents living near LoPresti Park let out a collective sigh of relief Monday after Boston Firefighters and Boston EMTs rescued three Eastie youths that were playing off the pier that jets out into the Boston Harbor from the park. For generations the old piers at LoPresti Park has been a place...

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Early Morning Fire Closes Milano’s; Owner Promises to Re-Open Quickly

June 30, 2017
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By John Lynds A fire ripped through the kitchen area of one of East Boston’s most beloved deli’s early Tuesday morning. At 1 a.m., the Boston Fire Department responded to a fire at Milano’s Deli at 978 Saratoga St. in Orient Heights Square. When fire fighters arrived, they had to break through the building’s...

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City Plans Paris Street Gym Re-Opening

June 30, 2017
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By John Lynds When Anthony “Tony” Albano passed away in 2014, there was a gigantic void in the neighborhood. Albano was an East Boston legend. He was a larger than life individual who bled blue and gold and was the constant champion of Eastie, its people, its kids, and its way of life. In...

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Enjoy A Safe and Sane Fourth

June 30, 2017
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The summer season’s big holiday, the Fourth of July, is upon us. Millions of Americans will be celebrating the holiday — which will be a long and extended four-day weekend for many of us — with friends and family in a multitude of ways. Boating, beaching, mountain hiking, and summer getaways of all kinds...

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Obituaries 06-28-2017

June 30, 2017
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Dineen Zirpolo Of East Boston Dineen M. Zirpolo of East Boston passed away on June 24. She was the cherished mother of Robert Montemorano, Jr. and his companion, Adrianna of East Boston; beloved daughter of John and Cora Ranauro of East Boston; loving sister of Cindy Zirpolo of East Boston, Lorna Gobbi and her...

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Sailing into Boston

June 23, 2017
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Sailing into Boston

One of the large Tall Ships passing by Piers Park in East Boston.

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Positive Impact:Longtime EBNHC Employee Honored at Art of Health Care Event

June 23, 2017
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Positive Impact:Longtime EBNHC Employee Honored at Art of Health Care Event

By John Lynds Paula McNabb-Ippolito, Director of Pediatrics at the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, was honored last Tuesday evening with the Health Center’s Maestro Award at the Fifth Annual Art of Health Care Event. McNabb-Ippolito, who has worked at the EBNHC for over four decades, has been tireless advocate for the children in...

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Edward “Eddie C” Contilli, Beloved Bar Owner,Former Boston Police Officer Dies at 69

June 23, 2017
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Edward “Eddie C” Contilli, Beloved Bar Owner,Former Boston Police Officer Dies at 69

By John Lynds Edward “Eddie C” Contilli, the boisterous owner of Eddie C’s bar in Maverick Square who was a much a part of the fabric of the community as the square itself, has died. Mr. Contilli passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Friday, June 16 after a courageous battle with...

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