Monthly Archives: August 2017

Passacantilli Earns Major Labor Endorsements

August 5, 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 been endorsed by prominent local labor unions in his campaign for Boston City Council.  At a rally on Saturday, Passacantilli announced endorsements from UNITE HERE! Local 26, Painters and Allied Trades DC 35, Boston...

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Letters to the Editor

August 5, 2017
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SEEKING NOMINATIONS Dear Editor: The Board of Directors of the East Boston Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the Fourth Annual Prosperity Awards Gala!  The event will be on Thursday November 9 at the Hilton Airport Hotel in East Boston.  Sponsorships are available. The Prosperity Awards were established to honor and recognize East...

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East Boston Health Center Leads the Way

August 5, 2017
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Last week, the US Senate tried to undo the Affordable Care Act or Obama Care.  This system while it is not perfect and as a matter of fact it is far from the mark, still it provides a safety net for literally millions of Americans who would not otherwise be able to afford any...

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Obituaries 08-02-2017

August 5, 2017
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Phyllis Abbatessa-Dwyer Longtime East Boston area political and cultural activist Phyllis S. Abbatessa-Dwyer of Margate, Florida and East Boston passed away July 21. She was 76 years old. A retired employee of the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department and the onetime owner of the Lefty Shop in Faneuil Hall, she spent much of her free time,...

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