Monthly Archives: September 2017

Obituaries 09-06-2017

September 8, 2017
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Jessica Ann Gore Of Fall River, formerly of East Boston Jessica Ann Gore of Fall River, formerly of East Boston, passed away unexpectedly on September 2 at the age of 36. She was the loving daughter of William and Irene (Smith) Gore, Sr., cherished mother of Richard John, Destiny Ann and Shyann Elizabeth Gore; devoted sister of...

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Mayor Unveils Paris Street Mural

September 2, 2017
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Mayor Unveils Paris Street Mural

By John Lynds Last Thursday afternoon Mayor Martin Walsh joined the city’s Office of Immigrant Advancement to unveil the new mural on Paris Street just before Meridian Street. The mural, recently completed by the city’s Mural Crew is on the Paris Street side of Dr. Dental and features immigrants Carmello Scire and Veronica Robles....

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HVNA Hosts District One Candidates Forum

September 2, 2017
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HVNA Hosts District One Candidates Forum

By John Lynds Last Wednesday night at the Salesian Boys & Girls Club, the Harbor View Neighborhood Association (HVNA) hosted a candidates forum featuring the three District 1 City Council Candidates. Candidates Lydia Edwards, of East Boston, Margaret Farmer, also of East Boston and Stephen Passacantilli, of the North End all provided opening statements...

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Anti-Semitic Graffiti Sickens Eastie Officials

September 2, 2017
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By John Lynds One time may be a fluke, the result of pranksters seeing anti-Semitic images that have recently become national news after the Charlottesville clashes between neo-Nazis and anti-hate groups. However, when anti-Semitic graffiti ends up on the same building four separate times in the span of a week one has to believe...

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Local Business Helps Comfort Family

September 2, 2017
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By John Lynds Six year old Brayden Kelly of Dorchester loved tow trucks. So when Todisco Towing’s David Duff heard that the family of Brayden, who drowned in a pool on Trenton Street in East Boston this month, requested tow trucks be part of his memorial services in South Boston, the Eastie tow truck...

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MassDot to Brief Residents on Toll Plaza Traffic Tonight at EBHS

September 2, 2017
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By John Lynds Following pressure from East Boston elected officials and the Boston Transportation Department, MassDOT officials are returning to Eastie tonight (Wednesday, August 30) at East Boston High School at 6:30 p.m. to provide information on the design of the tunnel entrance. “MassDOT will discuss the design and construction process as well as...

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GSCA Approves Three Projects at Monthly Meeting

September 2, 2017
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By John Lynds At Monday night’s Gove Street Citizen’s Association August meeting, the group voted in favor of supporting three development proposals. The first project proposed by MG2 was supported by a vote of seven to six by members to raze the former ‘pickle factory’, a vacant industrial building at 287 Maverick St., and...

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Passacantilli Will Hire Neighborhood Liaisons from Each Community

September 2, 2017
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Stephen Passacantilli, candidate for Boston City Council – District 1, has announced that he will hire a neighborhood liaison for each community in the district if elected to the city council.  Passacantilli is a North End civic leader, Boston Public Schools parent, and former staffer to City Councilor Sal LaMattina. Passacantilli said, “As former constituent services director...

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Candidate for Boston City Council Proposes an End to Towing for Street Cleaning

September 2, 2017
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Margaret Farmer, Candidate for Boston City Council, has proposed an end to towing for street cleaning in the neighborhood of East Boston. Removing towing for street cleaning was adopted several years ago in the Charlestown neighborhood, and has proven successful, and Farmer believes the time is ripe to expand the program to more neighborhoods,...

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Candidate Lydia Edwards Continues Building Support

September 2, 2017
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Boston City Council candidate Lydia Edwards continues to build a grassroots organization following endorsements from the Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts, the MBTA’s Office & Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU 453), and the SEIU Massachusetts State Council, which alone represents 92,000 members in the Commonwealth. They join Lydia’s growing list of supporters, which...

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