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Basile Calls on Massachusetts Gaming Commission to Delay Awarding Casino Licenses until Voters Have Their Say

June 25, 2014
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East Boston, MA – Democratic State Rep. Carlo Basile released the following statement today after the Supreme Judicial Court ruled that a question on repealing casino gaming in Massachusetts will be on the ballot this fall: “I applaud the Supreme Judicial Court for allowing the people to vote on this important issue. Last fall,...

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Marty Walsh Elected as New Mayor of Boston

November 6, 2013
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Marty Walsh was elected the new Mayor of Boston Tuesday night. Citywide Walsh received 72514 votes to Connolly’s 67606 votes. In East Boston the trend was the same with Eastie voters backing Walsh over Connolly for mayor despite the political backing of Representative Carlo Basile and City Councilor Sal LaMattina. Senator Anthony Petruccelli was...

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Knights Can’t Overcome Weather

June 13, 2013
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Knights Can’t Overcome Weather

The weather has put a damper on the East Boston Knights season. Scheduled to play 6 games in 7 days, the Knights can’t beat their number one foe….Mother Nature. The Knights have sat idle since Wednesday night when they dropped a heartbreaker to the Al Thomas Athletics 9 – 6. Starting pitcher Branden Eaton...

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Knights Pitching Key to Success

June 5, 2013
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Knights Pitching Key to Success

As the weather heats up so do the East Boston Knights. The YBL Knights win their only game this week vs. the Savin Hill Hornets and the RRBL Knights swept a double header against the Pepperell Red Dogs Sunday to go undefeated on the week. Pitching has been the key for both teams as...

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Hip Hop Star Big D ready to play in Brazilian Beauty Contest in East Boston

October 19, 2011
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An emerging Hip Hop Act ready for a breakthrough towards the mainstream, the East Boston-based  Big D is currently working on his first album, promising mixed influences from Reggaeton, Urban Hip Hip to R&B and lyrics that praise the glamorous side of the fame. On October 22nd, Big D will be the feature presentation...

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Lord Stanley, Meet Captain Chara

June 16, 2011
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Lord Stanley, Meet Captain Chara

One of our photographers grabbed this historic shot Thursday morning of Boston Bruins Captain Zdeno Chara exiting the charter plane at Logan Airport while hoisting the Stanley Cup into the air. A small group of fans were there to cheer on the team as they arrived back in Boston just after 8:30 a.m. on...

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BCYF Swim League seeks youth participants

December 7, 2010
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Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF,) the City of Boston’s largest youth and human service agency, is currently enrolling youth participants in a citywide competitive swimming league. The annual league is for boys and girls ages 6-17.  Participants must be able to swim one length of the swimming pool.  The league is a...

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Arrest Report 12-07-2010

December 7, 2010
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Monday, November 29 Rusber Martinez of 250 Cross Street, Malden, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute Class B cocaine within 1000ft of a school zone. Tuesday, November 30 Germaine Cadogan of 220 Waldemar Avenue, East Boston, was arrested and charged with carrying a dangerous weapon. George Montealegre of 69 Vallar...

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Mayor On The Mend – Menino Returns Home

December 7, 2010
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For those of you who value the friendship and well-being of Mayor Thomas Menino, it came as very good news that the mayor returned home Tuesday morning after a stay in the hospital. He said he hated being in the hospital, which is an understatement and that he would rather have been just about...

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Chuck Turner – Councillor is removed by his colleagues

December 7, 2010
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The Boston City Council expelled one its own last week when it voted to remove Councillor Charlie Turner. The vote was 11-1 with Councillor Charles Yancy voting against expulsion. Councillor Sal LaMattina voted for the expulsion and in public comments he made, revealed that as much as he considered Turner a loyal colleague, he...

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