Monthly Archives: June 2017

East Boston Schools Receive Funding to Expand Arts Education

June 9, 2017
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EdVestors, an urban education improvement non-profit in Boston announced today the 2017 BPS Arts Expansion Fund Grants, a commitment of $600,000 in grants to schools working with nonprofits and/or teaching artists to expand, sustain or deepen access to arts education for BPS students. ​Eight schools in Charlestown and East Boston will receive funding. The...

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Applications for Artist Live/Work Space Now Available at Boston East

June 9, 2017
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By John Lynds One of the amenities that made the Boston East Site waterfront development project on Border Street unique was the plan to include affordable living and work space for East Boston’s growing artist community. Situated right next door to the Atlantic Works Building, the home of the East Boston Artists Group, the...

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Zumix Gets $100K Grant from Cummings Foundation

June 9, 2017
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By John Lynds Zumix announced that it was chosen as one of 100 local Massachusetts-based nonprofits that will be receiving a $100,000 grant from the Cummings Foundation. The grant is part of the Cummings Foundation’s ‘$100K for 100’ program and Zumix and the other nonprofits beat out 549 other applicants during the competitive review...

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Climate Ready East Boston Workshop A Success

June 9, 2017
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By John Lynds What will it take to keep coastal flooding from a super storm like Hurricane Sandy from overwhelming East Boston and causing hundreds of millions of dollars in damage? Will it take designing new waterfront developments differently? Will it include building a flood wall around the neighborhood? Will we have to elevated...

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How We’re Making Boston An Age-Friendly City

June 9, 2017
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh What does it mean to be an age-friendly city? It means a city that adapts its structures and services to provide accessibility and inclusion to residents of all ages and abilities. That’s why we’ve created the Age-Friendly Boston Action Plan to serve as our City’s blueprint to make Boston...

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Gov Baker Stands Tall — Again

June 9, 2017
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The swift and unequivocal announcement last Friday by Gov. Charlie Baker that Massachusetts will join in an initiative with other states to encourage alternative forms of energy in order to reduce carbon emissions is yet another example of the sort of straightforward decision-making that has become a hallmark of the Baker administration. Gov. Baker’s...

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Sports 06-07-2017

June 9, 2017
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East Boston Jets fall 7-5 in MIAA playoffs After an 18-2 regular season that landed them the No. 4 seed in the 20-team MIAA Division 3 North post-season playoffs, the East Boston Jets ran into a Big Blue buzzsaw and saw their season come to an end in a 7-5 loss to Swampscott Saturday,...

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Obituaries 06-07-2017

June 9, 2017
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Jaquelin ‘Jackie’ Favale Formerly of East Boston Jacquelin  “Jackie” (Skinner)  Favale of Tewksbury, formerly of East Boston, passed away on Tuesday, May 30. She was 87 years old. She was the former wife of the late Frank V. Favale, the loving mother of Michael F. Favale of Florida and Frank Favale and his wife,...

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Memorial Day Observances

June 3, 2017
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Memorial Day Observances

A Vietnam Veteran solemnly looks at his fallen brothers-in-arms at the Vietnam War Memorial.

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Salesian Breakfast

June 3, 2017
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Salesian Breakfast

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Francisco Urena, former State Representative Carlo Basile and Governor Charlie Baker were all at the Salesian Breakfast on last Thursday . The annual fundraiser was held at the Salesian Club and was well attended.

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