Monthly Archives: October 2017

Former State Rep Carlo Basile Endorses Stephen Passacantilli

October 13, 2017
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Former East Boston State Representative Carlo Basile endorsed City Council candidate Stephen Passacantilli for Boston City Council District 1.  Basile, a lifelong East Boston resident and BPS parent, represented East Boston from 2007-2014 in the State Legislature. Basile said, “Stephen Passacantilli is the clear choice to represent East Boston on the City Council.  Stephen,...

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State Representative Adrian Madaro Endorses Lydia Edwards for Boston City Council

October 13, 2017
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State Representative Adrian Madaro of the 1st Suffolk district today endorsed Lydia Edwards for Boston city councilor. “Lydia Edwards is a strong voice and champion for working families,” says Rep. Madaro. “She has a proven track record of getting results, has a relentless work ethic and is the right choice to lead us forward....

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Police Briefs 10-11-2017

October 13, 2017
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District Seven Police Report October 1, 2017 Around 1:30am a Hispanic male from Revere Ma, was arrested and charged with Assault & Battery. Around 5:15pm A Hispanic male from Revere Ma, was arrested in the area of Chelsea & Gove Street, East Boston and charged with Possession with intent to distribute Class D Marijuana...

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How We’re Bringing Bostonians of Different Generations Together Under One Roof

October 13, 2017
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By: Mayor Martin J. Walsh Every year, more and more people are calling Boston home. Our population is growing: we’re expected to surpass 700,000 residents before 2030, which are numbers we haven’t seen in decades. This growth means that housing is in high demand. In 2014, we released our housing plan. It’s a roadmap...

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Youth Tackle Football Should be Banned

October 13, 2017
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We don’t pretend to be experts in anything, let alone when it comes to the topics of football, brain injuries, and proper parenting. However, just as Bob Dylan wrote, “You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows,” so too, one need not be an expert in any of those areas...

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Obituaries 10-11-2017

October 13, 2017
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Paul Bolduc Of East Boston Paul F. Bolduc of East Boston died on October 7 at the age of 65. He was the beloved husband of Marie F. (Silva), devoted father of Adam Bolduc of East Boston, dear brother of Ralph Bolduc, Stephen Bolduc and Alan Bolduc and is also survived by many loving...

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Otis School Students Get School Supplies

October 6, 2017
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Otis School Students Get School Supplies

Students at the James Otis Elementary School got a surprise last Thursday morning from the company that makes Scotties facial tissues. Scotties teamed up with Kids In Need Foundation (KINF) to deliver much-needed school supplies and backpacks to Otis School students.

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What’s Next? Tom O’Brien Makes the Rounds,Talks Suffolk Downs Development

October 6, 2017
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What’s Next? Tom O’Brien Makes the Rounds,Talks Suffolk Downs Development

By John Lynds At back to back neighborhood community meetings, HYM Investment Group LLC’s principal Tom O’Brien downplayed earlier comments that his group’s focus at the moment is trying to attract Seattle-based Amazon to Suffolk Downs. O’Brien’s group recently purchased the 161-acre racetrack and is planning a large mixed use development on the site...

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The Race is On

October 6, 2017
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By John Lynds and Seth Daniels The North End’s Stephen Passacantilli topped the ticket in the District 1 City Council race during last Tuesday’s Preliminary Election. While Passacantilli held a narrow vote margin over challenger Lydia Edwards from East Boston after all the votes were tallied last week, his impressive showing in the North...

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Text Messages May be Key to Revere Homicide

October 6, 2017
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By John Lynds Text messages between former East Boston resident Andrew MacCormack and his wife Vanessa may establish a motive for her brutal slaying. Vanessa’s husband, Andrew, stands accused of killing his wife on Saturday, Sept. 23 inside of the couple’s Revere home that they bought in 2015. At his arraignment last week, Andrew...

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