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Celtics Help YMCA’s Fit to Win Program

May 7, 2015
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Celtics Help YMCA’s Fit to Win Program

Former Boston Celtics Stars Leon Powe and Dana Barros were on hand last Thursday evening at the East Boston YMCA’s Ashley Street location to help kick off a new program sponsored by the Celtics and Sun Life Financial. The two Celtics legends, along with two Celtics Dancers taught over 30 YMCA youth fun and...

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Hilton Garden Inn to Host Job Fair on May 7

May 7, 2015
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The owners of the new Hilton Garden Inn Boston Logan Airport on Boardman Street in Orients Heights will host a job fair for Eastie residents at the Marty Pino Center, 86 Boardman St. on Thursday, May 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and again on Friday, May 8 from 10 a.m. to 2...

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Project Bread Hosts Successful Walk for Hunger

May 7, 2015
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Project Bread Hosts Successful Walk for Hunger

State Representative Adrian Madaro helped kick off another successful Walk for Hunger Sunday hosted by Eastie based Project Bread that included a team put together by Santarpio’s Pizza. The 47th Annual Walk for Hunger drew the Santarpio’s team, which raised over $1,000 for the Walk, and 40,000 other participants and 2000 volunteers. Project Bread’s...

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EBSB Posts Record Quarterly Earnings

May 7, 2015
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East Boston Savings Bank’s parent company Meridian Bancorp, Inc. announced its quarterly earnings last week and net income in the first quarter of 2015 rose to a record $6.4 million. The bank’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Richard J. Gavegnano he was pleased with the first quarter earnings. “I am pleased to report...

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Complaints Continue to Mount Over New Chelsea St. Bridge

May 6, 2015
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Complaints Continue to Mount Over New Chelsea St. Bridge

Social media and other outlets are still rife with complaints over the relatively new Chelsea Street Bridge. Residents in East Boston and Chelsea are still irked by the amount of time it takes to bridge to be raised and lowered and it seems that the bridge is being opened more frequently during rush hour...

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Usher Gets Some Pie at Santarpio’s

May 6, 2015
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Usher Gets Some Pie at Santarpio’s

International superstar and R&B recording artist Usher was spotted at Santarpio’s Pizza in East Boston Sunday evening. The eight-time Grammy Award winning artist showed up to the neighborhood’s famed pizza joint with a few friends unannounced and sat quietly in the back at the table near the jukebox before patrons started to recognize him....

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Dr.Gene Sharp Nominated by Nobel Peace Prize Comm.

May 6, 2015
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Dr. Gene Sharp, who runs the Albert Einstein Institute for Non-Violent Struggles out of an unassuming apartment in East Boston, has for decades written the handbooks on how to overthrow oppressive regimes through non-violent means. Nominated this year and three other times for the Noble Peace Prize, Sharp’s books have been translated into dozens...

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EBNHC’s Juli Windsor Featured in Documentary

April 23, 2015
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East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s Juli Windsor, a Physician Assistant at the health center’s Pediatrics Department is the subject of a new documentary that aired on the Discovery Channel last week. On Thursday, the staff of the EBNHC joined together at Zumix to view a screening of the documentary, Little Person: Boston Strong. The...

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D’Amelio’s Off the Boat Restaurant Docks in Revere

April 23, 2015
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D’Amelio’s Off the Boat Restaurant Docks in Revere

To the dismay of East Boston foodies D’Amelio’s Off the Boat Italian and Seafood Restaurant has moved out of the neighborhood. However, those who have fallen in love with the D’Amelio family scrumptious Italian fare have to only head over to neighboring Revere to get their Off the Boat fix. On Saturday, the new...

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Residents Shown Changes for Clippership Wharf Site

April 16, 2015
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Developers of the $225 million Clippership Wharf waterfront development in East Boston were at the Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association Monday night to brief residents on changes made to the project. Nick Iselin from Lend Lease said the development team is putting a real emphasis on the project’s Chapter 91 license and wants the harborwalk...

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