Monthly Archives: August 2017

Jason Ruggiero Appointed to Massport’s Community and Government Affairs Department

August 9, 2017
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By John Lynds Lifelong East Boston resident Jason Ruggiero has been appointed Assistant Manager for Urban and Community Relations for Massport’s Community and Government Affairs Department. Massport recently restructured the department and Ruggiero’s position will focus on addressing East Boston residents’ and community groups’ issues and concerns with Logan. The position was formerly known...

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Impossible Dream Team Reunion:Conigliaro Family Hosts ’67 Sox Celebration Aug 17

August 9, 2017
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By Cary Shuman The Conigliaro family, the Boston Red Sox, and the Farrelly Brothers will host the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the 1967 Impossible Dream Red Sox on Thursday, Aug. 17 at Tony C’s on Boylston Street in Boston. Some players from the ’67 team that won the American League pennant and lost to...

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The Heroic Quest: Why Tony C Still Matters

August 9, 2017
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By Anthony T. Guerriero Whether as long ago as Greek mythology or as recent as this week’s New York Times Bestseller list, the hero has always occupied a special place in storytelling.  The hero is celebrated as an idol, as a tangible representation of greatness.  But what separates the hero from all others is...

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Walsh’s Movie Nights in Eastie August 21

August 9, 2017
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s Movie Nights, part of the Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s ParkARTS program, will give residents and visitors the opportunity to enjoy popular films under the night skies in 11 City parks in August and September. All shows begin at dusk (approximately 7:45 p.m.) and are sponsored by the Boston Parks...

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Boston Children’s Festival Comes to Franklin Park

August 9, 2017
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department are proud to present the 2017 ParkARTS Boston Children’s Festival on Tuesday, August 22, at Franklin Park in Dorchester from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  ParkARTS is made possible in part through the generosity of Holly and David Bruce. Children and families from...

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MG2 Presents Updated Plans for Saratoga Street Parcel

August 9, 2017
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By John Lynds Representatives of real estate developer MG2 presented a second set of plans for a large Saratoga Street parcel at Monday night’s Harbor View Neighborhood Association (HVNA) meeting. MG2 plans to develop the 16,500 sq. ft. vacant lot at 656 Saratoga St. into market rate housing. Since the last time HVNA heard...

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Four Bids Come in for Condor Street Parcel

August 9, 2017
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By John Lynds Four development teams have submitted bids to the City of Boston in regards to the city-owned lot on Condor Street across from the Hess site. The city put out Request for Proposals (RFP) following an Eagle Hill Civic Association meeting in February. At the meeting the city listened to residents’ input...

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Passacantilli Releases Veterans Platform

August 9, 2017
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Stephen Passacantilli, a North End civic leader, Boston Public Schools parent, and former staffer to City Councilor Sal LaMattina has released his Veterans Platform.  Passacantilli is running for District 1 City Councilor, which includes the neighborhoods of East Boston, Charlestown, and the North End. Passacantilli said, “Our veterans have sacrificed much to defend the...

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National Night Out

August 9, 2017
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The annual National Night Out festivities once again were well-attended by residents of our community last week. National Night Out was created in 1984 and is held on the first Tuesday in August as a means of increasing awareness about police programs in their local communities. Although crime rates generally have been down across the country...

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Obituaries 08-09-2017

August 9, 2017
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Virginia Facada Of East Boston Virginia C. (Centeio) Facada of East Boston died, peacefully on August 5th in her 99th year. The beloved wife of 69 years to Manuel Facada, she was the devoted mother of John Facada and his wife, Alice Lippert of Virginia and Albert Facada and his wife, Roberta of East...

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