Monthly Archives: November 2017

Attorney General Maura Healey Endorses Lydia Edwards

November 3, 2017
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Maura Healey, the State’s Attorney General and Charlestown resident, is throwing her support behind Lydia Edwards in the City Council election on November 7th. “I’ve seen first-hand that Lydia can and has made a significant difference in people’s lives, standing up for workers, for women and for the most vulnerable people throughout the district,”...

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Flood Insurance Renewal is Critical

November 3, 2017
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By Richard Paris New England is well aware of the wreckage that can come with a major storm. In recent years, Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Irene, and Hurricane Hanna were just a few of the storms that left scars up and down the Northeast. Those storms claimed lives, flooded our coastline, and caused major damage...

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Building A Future For All of Us

November 3, 2017
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By Mayor Marty Walsh I’m lucky to call Boston home. My parents immigrated here with little more than their hope for a better life. They raised me in Dorchester, where I learned the value of hard work, second chances, and standing up for what you believe in, no matter what. And this city made...

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Letter to the Editor

November 3, 2017
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Fond memories Dear Editor:, The news that Maxine Tassinari-Teixeira’s passing brought back memories to me of the early 1980s when I was a writer on the East Boston Community News when I was still residing in Charlestown. I remember the newspaper office just outside Maverick Square across from the bank building on Meridian Street....

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Be Sure to Vote Tuesday

November 3, 2017
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Tuesday, Nov. 7, marks municipal Election Day in cities and towns across Massachusetts. Although the turmoil and generally crazy state of affairs on the national level has distracted all of us from what is going on in our own backyards, every voter must refocus their attention on the election of local officials whose actions...

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Obituaries 11-01-2017

November 3, 2017
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Virginia Lee Fyler Self-appointed Mayor of Maverick, tenacious advocate for children, police and seniors Virginia Lee (Collins) Fyler, a life-long resident of East Boston, died on October 29 at the age of 78. Virginia was the self-appointed Mayor of Maverick, a true lifelong advocate for all of East Boston. She was a tenacious advocate...

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