Monthly Archives: October 2017

BPDA Hosts Meeting on Saratoga Street Project

October 6, 2017
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By John Lynds Last Wednesday night at the Salesian Boys & Girls Club, the Boston Planning and Development Agency hosted a community meeting regarding the large Saratoga Street project being pitched near Noyes Park as part of the BPDA’s Article 80 review process. CB Equities Saratoga Street, LLC is planning on constructing a five-story,...

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Zumix Youths Perform with Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters at Garden

October 6, 2017
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By John Lynds In most music circles Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters is considered Rock & Roll royalty. Waters’s contribution to music through such celebrated albums like ‘Wish You Were Here”, “The Dark Side of the Moon” and “The Wall” have cemented him as a progressive rock legend. Last Thursday, Waters asked twelve youth from...

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Former City Councilor and Mayoral Candidate John Connolly Endorses Stephen Passacantilli

October 6, 2017
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Former City Councilor At-Large and Mayoral candidate John Connolly endorsed City Council candidate Stephen Passacantilli at a Charlestown event hosted by Boston Public School (BPS) parents from across the district.  In the 2013 Mayoral Election, Connolly won both Charlestown and the North End in both the Preliminary and Final Elections. Connolly, a former teacher and past...

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Developers of Boston East Looking for Local Artwork

October 6, 2017
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By John Lynds Trinity Financial, who is developing the East Boston Community Development Corporation’s (CDC) Boston East waterfront housing project on Border Street is looking for local artists to submit their work to be showcased during the opening show of the art gallery that has been incorporated into the project. The show’s theme is...

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The Wrong Tax Cut At the Wrong Time for the Wrong Reasons

October 6, 2017
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President Donald Trump and the Republican Congress finally have produced the outline of what they are calling a tax reform proposal. However, it is just more of the same-old, same-old that Republicans have been espousing for the past 30 years, benefiting millionaires, billionaires, and large corporations significantly, while blowing a huge hole in the...

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“There’s Pandemonium On the Field!”

October 6, 2017
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It was 50 years ago this week that the Boston Red Sox completed their Impossible Dream on the last day of the 1967 season to win the American League pennant. The Red Sox were playing the Minnesota Twins at home on that Sunday afternoon in October. The two teams were tied for first place...

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Obituaries 10-04-2017

October 6, 2017
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Elvira Nazzaro Of East Boston, formerly of North End Elvira C. (Chirichiello) Nazzaro of East Boston, formerly of the North End of Boston, died on Monday, Oct/ 2 at the age of 93. She wa the beloved wife of the late Alfred Nazzaro; devoted mother of Mariecarole Lojko and her husband, Steven of Peabody,...

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