Monthly Archives: November 2017

Obituaries 11-08-2017

November 11, 2017
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Michael Clarence Habicht Of Boston’s North End Michael Clarence Habicht of Boston’s North End passed away on October 31at the age of 60. He was the beloved father of Michael R. BernardinelliHabicht; devoted son of Marie (Salvati) Ramos and the late Michael Habicht, dear brother of Carolyn Falanga and loving fiance of Marina Pashchenko....

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Mayor Walsh says City Will Take Immediate Action to Protect Eastie from Climate Change

November 3, 2017
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Mayor Walsh says City Will Take Immediate Action to Protect Eastie from Climate Change

By John Lynds The Biblical Noah built an ark and herded two of every creature aboard to survive the great flood that lasted 120 days before God set him and all of earth’s creatures safely on the mountains of Ararat. East Boston’s NOAH (Neighborhood of Affordable Housing) is not going to build an ark...

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Eagle Hill Civic Association Roundup

November 3, 2017
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Eagle Hill Civic Association Roundup

By John Lynds The Eagle Hill Civic Association (EHCA) voted to approve several project at its October meeting held last Wednesday night at East Boston High School. First up, members voted 20-10 to support the project at 268 Bremen Street. The project calls for razing an existing structure and replace it with three family...

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City of Boston Briefs Residents on New Police Station Project

November 3, 2017
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City of Boston Briefs Residents on New Police Station Project

By John Lynds There was some confusion at last Wednesday night’s Eagle Hill Civic Association (EHCA) meeting over exactly what is included in the city’s plans to construct a brand new state of the art police station in Eagle Hill at the City Yards. On one hand, residents said they specifically remember a meeting...

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Candidates Head into the Final Stretch

November 3, 2017
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By John Lynds With the municipal election set for next Tuesday, Nov. 7 candidates for District 1 City Council and Mayor of Boston are making final preparations for what is sure to be an exciting election day. As of today, the Election Day forecast suggests a slight chance of rain but relatively warm election...

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HYM Holds First Abutters Meeting Regarding Suffolk Downs

November 3, 2017
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By John Lynds HYM Investment Group LLC’s principal Tom O’Brien held what he said was the first in a series of abutters meetings with neighbors of Suffolk Downs Racetrack Monday night at the Don Orione Shrine.  O’Brien and his partners recently purchased the 161-acre racetrack, and is planning a large, mixed, use development on...

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Mural on Greenway to Feature Eastie Grandmothers

November 3, 2017
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By John Lynds The city’s Director of the Mayor’s Mural Crew Heidi Schork revealed some of the panels that will part of an upcoming mural down at the East Boston Greenway. Schork and the Mural Crew recently finished one mural in Eastie on Paris Street side of Dr. Dental that featured immigrants CarmelloScire and...

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Veterans Assisting Veterans Raises 15K though Generous Donation of 24-Karat Gold Motorcycle

November 3, 2017
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Veterans Assisting Veterans (VAV) a 100% volunteer, 501C3, which donates 100% of its proceeds to veterans, veterans causes, veteran organizations and veteran charities received a $15,000-dollar check from Kelly Auto Group. Kelly Auto Group with locations in Lynnfield, Beverly and Danvers, MA, who recently became aware of the storied 24 karat gold plated motorcycle...

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City Picks East Boston CDC as Hess Site Developer

November 3, 2017
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By John Lynds Last October, the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) named the East Boston Community Development Corporation (CDC) as the tentative designated developer of the Hess Site on Condor Street. The CDC beat out two other proposals, a renewable recycling facility, and a climate controlled greenhouse that would provide the Boston area...

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Excel Academy Partners with Teach for America, Fundación MAPFRE

November 3, 2017
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By John Lynds Last week Excel Academy Charter School staff joined Teach for America and Fundación MAPFRE to distribute school supplies to students as part of a new partnership between the school and the two agencies. Aside from the school supply distribution last week, the partnership between Excel, Fundación MAPFRE and Teach for America...

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