Monthly Archives: January 2018

Police Briefs 01-10-2018

January 10, 2018
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District Seven Police Report December 30, 2017 No Arrest. December 31, 2017 About 3:25 am Officers responded to a report of a large party in the area of 106 Barnes Avenue, East Boston. Upon arrival officers observed around 60-70 person(s) inside the above basement apartment. While attempting to clear the location the Officers were...

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Bring It On, Ol’ Man Winter

January 10, 2018
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These past two weeks have brought the worst winter weather imaginable — coastal flooding, record cold, and a blizzard — but we’ve survived it all and made it out to the other side, as moderating temperatures, perhaps even reaching the balmy 50s, are predicted over the next 10 days. President Trump, as usual, tweeted...

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Obituaries 01-10-2018

January 10, 2018
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Giuseppe Ghergurovich Devoted father Giuseppe Ghergurovich, age 90, passed away peacefully  on January 8 surrounded by his loving family at his bedside. Giuseppe was born in Crno, Croatia to Marko Grgurovic and Tonka Grgurovic. He married Yolanda (Vukosa) Grgurovic and they shared over 61 years of marriage. He was the devoted father of John...

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Edwards Starts Term as New District 1 City Councilor

January 6, 2018
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Edwards Starts Term as New District 1 City Councilor

By Seth Daniel If Monday’s inauguration is any indicator, don’t expect new East Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards to be all that distracted by the pomp and circumstance of City Hall. A veteran of department-level work in the Hall for a few years, Edwards stepped up on Monday, Jan. 1, to be inaugurated with...

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Walsh Sworn in to Second Term:Plans to Expand East Boston School Lunch Program Citywide

January 6, 2018
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Walsh Sworn in to Second Term:Plans to Expand East Boston School Lunch Program Citywide

By John Lynds In front of a packed audience at the Cutler Majestic Theater in Boston, Mayor Martin Walsh took the Oath of Office for the second time as Mayor of Boston and vowed to expand the city’s school lunch pilot program that began in East Boston to all Boston Public Schools. Walsh was...

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Fourth Suspect Arraigned in Connection with Ketter’s Death

January 6, 2018
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By John Lynds A fourth suspect has been arraigned in the December 10 shooting death of an East Boston man on the corner of Orleans and Marginal Streets. Duncan Ketter’s lifeless body and that of a female friend were thrown from a car after an alleged marijuana deal gone bad. Immediately following the murder,...

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How’s The Water? PPSC Executive Director Takes Plunge into Harbor

January 6, 2018
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By John Lynds Most people wouldn’t dream of spending their birthday jumping into the freezing Boston Harbor on one of the coldest days of 2017 but that’s exactly what Piers Park Sailing Center’s Executive Director Alex DeFronzo did last Saturday. On his 29th birthday Saturday DeFronzo emerged from PPSC’s trailer dressed in a pink...

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Trinity Financial Updates Residents on Orient Heights Housing Development

January 6, 2018
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By John Lynds Trinity Financial’s Patrick Lee hosted a community meeting at the Orient Heights Public Housing Development’s community room to update residents of the housing development and community as a whole on the ongoing construction to replace one of the city’s largest and oldest housing developments. The good news, Lee said, was Phase...

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HYM,BPDA Meeting on Suffolk Downs Phase 1

January 6, 2018
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By John Lynds The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) has set January 10 as the date the public comment period will expire regarding HYM’s Phase I filing with the agency. However, at a BPDA sponsored meeting at Suffolk Downs’s Topsider room, HYM Investment Group, LLC’s Director of Development Douglas Manz said the company...

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News Briefs

January 6, 2018
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MASSPORT AIRPLANE NOISE COMPLAINT LINE Residents who are being disturbed by airplane noise are encouraged to call the MassPort Noise Hotline 24 hours a day. The phone number is (617) 561-3333.   ANNUAL HOMELESS CENSUS On January 31, 2018, volunteers will gather at City Hall to help the city better quantify homelessness in Boston....

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