Monthly Archives: May 2018

New Dog Washing Shop Opens in Orient Heights

May 17, 2018
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New Dog Washing Shop Opens in Orient Heights

When East Boston resident Mike Todesca acquired the laundromat and neighboring convenient store on Breed Street in Orient Heights he had an idea. Todesca’s plan was to rehab the laundromat in order to make it nicer and more appealing to customers and turn the convenient store into something he thought the neighborhood needed. Located...

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A Quiet Few Applies for Liquor License

May 17, 2018
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The East Boston resident planning to open a small bar at the former East Boston Kitchen (EBK) on Sumner street applied for his liquor license with the Boston Licensing Board last week. Josh Weinstein, who received Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association (JPNA) support in February to open A Quiet Few at 331 Sumner St., applied...

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EBNHC Receives National Quality Leader Award

May 17, 2018
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The federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has named East Boston Neighborhood Health Center as a National Quality Leader Award winner. The award EBNHC received is the top award for the agency, which is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. According to EBNHC, CEO Manny Lopes, the award was...

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JPNA Votes in Favor of Maverick Marketplace Cafe Increasing Capacity

May 17, 2018
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The Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association (JPNA) voted 41-6 in favor of allowing Maverick Marketplace Cafe’s majority owner Dan Lyons to increase capacity from 24 patrons inside to 65 patrons and from 28 patrons outside to 55 patrons. Lyons said the request to increase capacity is to reflect the current layout of his establishment on...

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NOAH to Host East Boston Flood Prevention Design Workshop this Weekend

May 17, 2018
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Beginning Friday and continuing through Saturday afternoon, East Boston’s Neighborhood of Affordable Housing will host a neighborhood Flood Prevention Design Workshop to get more East Boston residents involved in designing the best ways to protect the community from sea level rise and climate change. The event will begin Friday, May 18, at 4:40 p.m....

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Joyce Murphy Appointed to EBSB Board of Directors

May 17, 2018
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Richard J. Gavegnano, President, CEO and Chairman of Meridian Bancorp, Inc. and East Boston Savings Bank (EBSB) announces the appointment of Joyce A. Murphy to the Board of Directors for both Meridian Bancorp, Inc. and East Boston Savings Bank. Murphy is the Executive Vice Chancellor of Commonwealth Medicine  where  she  oversees  the  health  care ...

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Splash into Summer Event with Lilly Pulitzer at ReelHouse on May 17

May 17, 2018
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This Thursday, May 17, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., ReelHouse, 6 New Street, East Boston, known for its globally-inspired coastal fare and vibrant waterfront presence at Jeffries Point in East Boston, will team up with the always-fashionable crew from Lilly Pulitzer to kick-off everyone’s favorite season with a festive waterfront patio party, complete...

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Boston’s Wounded Veterans Run Hosts Eighth Annual Motorcycle Fundraising Ride Sunday

May 17, 2018
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Boston’s Wounded Veterans Run is proud to announce its eighth annual motorcycle charity ride on Sunday, May 20, to help raise money to help four New England veterans who were recently severely injured in overseas combat. The 28-mile ride begins at Harley-Davidson in Revere at 1 p.m., with registration starting as early as 8:30 a.m., and ends...

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City Realty Restores Salesian Boys & Girls Club Computer Lab

May 17, 2018
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Last Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Martin Walsh joined members of City Realty and the staff at the Salesian Boys & Girls Club to cut a ribbon on the Salesian’s newly refurbished computer lab. City Realty, which has been involved in several development projects in East Boston, recently partnered with the Boys & Girls Club and...

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JPNA Votes Down Webster Street Proposal

May 17, 2018
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On Monday night the Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association (JPNA) voted down a development proposal at 238 Webster St. by a vote of 37-10. Despite scaling back the project from 15 units to 9 units, JPNA members still voiced concern over density. Attorney for the project Matt Eckel explained that after listening to the community...

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