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Mayor Walsh Sings City Ordinance to Regulate Short Term Rentals

June 21, 2018
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Mayor Walsh Sings City Ordinance to Regulate Short Term Rentals

Longtime Webster Street resident John McCarthy lives next to a property being used as an Airbnb. While he does not begrudge anyone from making a little extra money on the side, he feels there should be some sort of regulation. “It’s getting out of control,” said McCarthy. “I’ll tell you, some of the people...

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The Birth of His Baby Girl Changed Him, Now He’s Off to College

June 21, 2018
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The Birth of His Baby Girl Changed Him, Now He’s Off to College

Anyone who was at last Friday’s East Boston High School (EBHS) graduation at East Boston Memorial Stadium saw an overjoyed Richard Bynum walk onto the stage with his 2-year-old daughter, Zamyrah, and accept his high school diploma. Bynam’s story is one that is truly inspiring and while we usually report on those who easily...

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John Nucci Receives Life Saving Kidney Transplant

June 21, 2018
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Life has come full circle for East Boston’s John Nucci and Kerri Abrams, who owns Kinship Florist in Revere. Thirty-five years ago Abrams’ parents, Kim and Al, were political supporters and friends of Nucci’s. At the time neither Nucci nor the Abrams could have ever guessed nearly four decades later that Kim and Al’s...

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NE Association of Schools and Colleges Grants EBHS Accreditation

June 21, 2018
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With nearly 300 students graduating East Boston High School (EBHS) last Friday and a four-year graduation rate hovering at 75 percent, students, faculty and staff have had a lot to celebrate this school year. EBHS recently added yet another reason to pull out the proverbial party hats as the New England Association of Schools...

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Air Quality Monitoring Pilot Program Begins

June 21, 2018
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East Boston Olin College students, Taylor Sheneman and Christine Dimke have begun to install instruments that will consciously measure a wide array of pollutants caused by fossil fuels emanating from Logan International Airport. The pilot program is a collaboration between Olin, East Boston’s AIR Inc., Eastie’s airport mitigation advocacy group and Aerodyne, the manufactured...

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Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association Meeting Recap

June 21, 2018
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Last Monday, the Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association, (JPNA) held its June meeting and members voted on three development projects as well as an update on Massport’s reconfiguration of Logan Airport’s gas station, App Ride/Transportation Network Companies (TNC) lot and taxi pool. First up, Massport’s Community Relations Liaison, Jason Ruggiero, gave a presentation on the...

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East Boston Ecumenical Community Council Blasts Trump Administration’s ‘Zero Tolerance’ Policy on Immigration

June 21, 2018
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As of Monday, the U.S. Government has separated 2,000 children from their parents along the U.S. border as a result of the Trump Administration’s zero tolerance policy on immigration. The recent policy change by President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to charge every adult illegally crossing the border with a child with...

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Diversity:Neighborhood Celebrates 5th Annual Pride Flag Raising at Piers Park

June 15, 2018
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Last Friday, East Boston residents along with elected and local officials gathered at Piers Park for the 5th Annual LGBT Pride Flag raising. This relatively new Eastie tradition is the result of residents recognizing that one of the neighborhoods best kept secrets is its diversity on every level. The flag raising and display in...

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City Launches Planning Initiative in East Boston

June 15, 2018
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Last week Mayor Martin Walsh announced East Boston was chosen as one of five neighborhoods that will be part of Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) planning initiative. Eastie will join Mattapan, Newmarket, Allston-Brighton and Downtown in an Imagine Boston 2030-guided effort to ‘preserve, enhance and grow’ the neighborhood. According to Walsh,  city officials...

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Several East Boston Students Honored at Annual BPS Valedictorians Luncheon

June 15, 2018
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This Friday, Boston Public high school seniors across the city will line up in their caps and gowns as part of the city’s annual graduation exercises. By day’s end these seniors will become high school graduates, marking an important milestone in their young lives. Some will go onto college, some will enter the workforce,...

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