Monthly Archives: May 2018

Great Seats

May 25, 2018
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Great Seats

Euddy Brito, pitcher for East Boston High School, in his game against Somerville High School on Sunday, May 20. The Jets beat Somerville 7-1 in the consolation game of the Strike Out Colon Cancer baseball tournament. Malden High School won the tournament.

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A Reality:Gov Baker, Mayor Walsh, East Boston CDC Mark Opening of Boston East

May 25, 2018
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A Reality:Gov Baker, Mayor Walsh, East Boston CDC Mark Opening of Boston East

East Boston Community Development Corporation (CDC) Executive Director Al Caldarelli joked Monday that he would be collecting on a few bets he made with naysayers who were convinced the CDC and Trinity Financial’s Boston East project on Border Street would never get off the ground. “This is a wonderful day for me because I’m...

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Friends of the Library Celebrate Preservation Month

May 25, 2018
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Friends of the Library Celebrate Preservation Month

With May being Historic Preservation Month, the East Boston Friends of the Library (FOL) held a special event that included music, an auction and an unveiling of the next Frederick Leonard King painting scheduled to be restored. The painting, part of King’s historic series ‘Ships Through the Ages,’ is entitled ‘The Pirate Dhow’ and...

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BPDA Gives Nod to Two Eastie Projects

May 25, 2018
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At last Thursday’s Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) meeting the BPDA approved two East Boston residential development projects that will add 61 units of housing to the neighborhood, eight of which will be set aside as affordable units. The first project approved by the BPDA will allow developer, MG2, to go ahead with...

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Eastie Priest in Hot Water Over Tasteless Joke

May 25, 2018
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A priest from Our Lady of the Assumption Church was forced to apologize for a tasteless joke he made at a recent mass about new parishioners from Don Matias, Colombia. During the mass in question Fr. Urubiel Moreno was telling the story of how he had taken part in the sacrament of confirmation of...

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P.J. Kennedy School Gym Teacher Arraigned on Four Counts of Indecent Assault and Battery on a Child

May 25, 2018
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A Patrick J. Kennedy School’s gym teacher was arraigned on four counts of indecent assault and battery on a child last Thursday after he allegedly touched the chests, legs and buttocks of four students at the school during gym class. Nicholas Speller, 31, of Malden, was arraigned in East Boston Municipal Court on four...

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Mayor Walsh Joins North Suffolk Mental Health to Cut Ribbon on Renovations

May 25, 2018
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North Suffolk Mental Health (NSMH), the agency that addresses substance abuse and mental health issues in the community located at the former East Boston Relief Station on Porter Street recently renovated its first floor to be more efficient and user friendly for its clients. On Monday, Mayor Martin Walsh joined NSMH staff to cut...

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Atlantic Works Gallery Presents a New Exhibit June 2

May 25, 2018
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Atlantic Works  Gallery presents a new exhibit entitled  ‘Discovery and Discernment… A Journey Back to Now,”  featuring new works by artists Diane Modica and Sandrine Colson.  An opening reception launching the exhibit will be held on Saturday June 2 from 6 to 9:00 p.m. at the gallery at 80 Border Street East Boston Third...

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Eastie’s Tania Del Rio Tapped to Head Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement

May 25, 2018
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East Boston resident Tania Del Rio, known for her work locally with the Veronica Robles Cultural Center and Excel Academy Charter School, was appointed by Mayor Martin Walsh to head the Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement. As the office’s new executive director, Del Rio will oversee and coordinate initiatives to promote equal rights and...

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Youth Lead the Change Program Ends June 2

May 25, 2018
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Youth invited to take part in city program. For the fifth year in a row, youth ages 12-25 in Boston have a chance to vote on how the City of Boston will spend $1 million of Mayor Walsh’s Imagine Boston 2030 Capital Plan through the “Youth Lead the Change” participatory budgeting process. Voting stations...

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