Monthly Archives: October 2017

Police Briefs 10-25-2017

October 27, 2017
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District Seven Police Report October 15, 2017 Around 6:30pm a resident of 810 Border Street reports that while answering a knock at the door a suspect (Unknown if male or female due to the suspect wearing a mask) forced their way into the apartment and removed $20.00 US Currency while armed with a knife....

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Councilor’s Column:My Vision for East Boston

October 27, 2017
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There’s something special about City government, where our job is to help people immediately and tangibly. From constituent services to programs and policies, our work at the local level focuses on real solutions to the struggles that our residents face. Today constituents are asking local government to do much more than just fill potholes....

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Letters to the Editor

October 27, 2017
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Lifelong Eastie Resident Supports Lydia Edwards To the Editor, I am a life-long resident of this wonderful community of East Boston. And I do mean life-long: I am 96-years old and I’ve seen a thing or two. I am a WWII veteran, and raised a family here with my beloved wife Edna.  My parents...

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Enjoy A Happy and Safe Halloween

October 27, 2017
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Although mischief and vandalism on Halloween has been on the decline in recent years compared to what the parents and grandparents of today’s youngsters experienced in the past, it still is incumbent on every parent to make sure that their children — especially teenagers — do not engage in lawless activity and are home...

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Massport and East Boston

October 27, 2017
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What a great day it was last week when Massport stepped up to fund the long- awaited Piers Park Phase II, and the operational funding for a new East Boston senior center and an extended financial commitment to the East Boston Foundation of $500,000 per year for the next 10 years. All of these...

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Obituaries 10-25-2017

October 27, 2017
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Ray Barron Legendary Boston advertising, marketing and public relations executive Ray Barron, legendary Boston advertising, Marketing and public relations executive, who was referred to by many as a “renaissance man” for his accomplishments in business and creative arts, passed away peacefully on October 15 at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford....

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Fielding Questions:Two Remaining District 1 City Council Candidates Square Off During Forum

October 21, 2017
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Fielding Questions:Two Remaining District 1 City Council Candidates Square Off During Forum

By John Lynds Following September’s Preliminary Election, the field of candidates vying for the District 1 City Council seat was narrowed down from three to two with East Boston’s Lydia Edwards and the North End’s Stephen Passacantilli heading into the General Election set for Tuesday, November 7. At Monday night’s Orient Heights Neighborhood Council,...

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City,Massport Announce New Commitments to Eastie:Piers Park Phase II, New Senior Center to Receive Funding

October 21, 2017
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City,Massport Announce New Commitments to Eastie:Piers Park Phase II, New Senior Center to Receive Funding

By John Lynds Funding for the long awaited Piers Park Phase II, operational funding for a new East Boston senior center and an extended financial commitment to the East Boston Foundation were some of the line items announced by the city and Massport during a ceremony Tuesday at Piers Park. After several months of...

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National Online Food Magazine Recently Names Santarpio’s Pizza One of the Best Pies in America

October 21, 2017
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National Online Food Magazine Recently Names Santarpio’s Pizza One of the Best Pies in America

By John Lynds An online food magazine has told America what East Bostonians have known for decades—Santarpio’s Pizza has one of the best pies going in the U.S. In the Daily Meal’s annual ‘101 Best Pizzas in America’ list that was released last week, Santarpio’s was named #31 on their best pizza list. The...

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ISD New Pilot Program in Eastie gets BPDA Approval

October 21, 2017
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By John Lynds In the spring, Boston Inspectional Service Department (ISD) Commissioner William Christopher made the rounds at East Boston community meetings to drum up support for a new pilot program his department was proposing. Christopher told residents that Eastie was picked as one of three neighborhoods to take part in the city’s Additional...

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