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Police Identify Victim Of Shore Plaza Shooting

June 12, 2018
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The man who was shot and killed at Shore Plaza housing development on Border Street Friday has been identified as 29-year-old Taquise Johnson. Just before midnight Friday officers from District A-7 responded to a 911 call for shots fired in the area of 800 Border Street (Shore Plaza). Police located an adult male victim,...

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MBTA to Test Late-Night Bus Service

June 12, 2018
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Back in 2017 Rep. Adrian Madaro testified at the MBTA Fiscal Control and Management Board on the MBTA’s late-night service that fell victim to a $9 million budget cut, but remains essential to many hard-working East Boston commuters that rely on late night service to get to and from jobs downtown. “This is of...

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EBNHC’s Annual Art of Health Care Event Set for this Evening

June 12, 2018
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On Wednesday, June 6, the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center will hold its sixth annual Art of Health Care event at their Maverick Square building. This year the annual innovative fundraiser to celebrate EBNHC’s mission in the community and the healing impact of art will pay special tribute to former City Councilor and current...

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Zumix and Local DJs to Hold Fundraiser for Zumix

June 12, 2018
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On Friday, over twenty local disc jockeys from Boston’s past and present will help Zumix, East Boston’s popular music and performing arts program for youth, raise money for the local non-profit’s 94.9FM Zumix Radio and teen programs. At the Zumix Firehouse on Sumner Street the ‘Boston DJs for Zumix’ event will bring together Boston...

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Boston Harbor Now’s Boston Harbor for All Holds Tour in Eastie

June 12, 2018
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Last Wednesday Boston Harbor Now and Piers Park Sailing Center Executive Director Alex DeFronzo led a tour of East Boston as part of Boston Harbor Now’s Boston Harbor for All symposium. The group led by Boston Harbor Now and DeFronzo included climate experts, residents, longtime advocates, and property owners. The group spent the morning...

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NOAH Briefs Residents on Condor Street Project

June 12, 2018
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The East Boston Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH) held its first in a series of community meetings last week in Eagle Hill since being picked by the Department of Neighborhood Development (DND) as the designated developer of a city-owned parcel on Condor Street across from the Hess site. NOAH was one of three proposals...

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East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s Let’s Get Movin’ Program Kicks Off Community-Supported Agriculture Program

June 12, 2018
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The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s (EBNHC) Let’s Get Movin’ program is teaming up with local farms again this year to bring the Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) program to Eastie. At last week’s Eagle Hill Civic Association (EHCA) meeting EBNHC’s Gabrielle Witham said the Health Center is set to kick off the CSA and registering...

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Constitution Beach Receives High Marks on Water Quality Report

June 1, 2018
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Constitution Beach Receives High Marks on Water Quality Report

With the unofficial start of summer kicking off this past Memorial Day weekend, Save the Harbor/Save the Bay released its annual report on the water quality at East Boston’s Constitution Beach. According to Save the Harbor/Save the Bay’s Annual Beach Water Report Card, Constitution Beach scored 95 percent for the summer of 2017. While...

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Trinity Financial Holds Community Meeting on Heights Development

June 1, 2018
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At last Wednesday’s community meeting regarding the Orient Heights Housing Development rehab, Trinity Financial’s Patrick Lee said while he could make half the room happy with some of Phase II’s construction plans the other half of the room might be unhappy. The meeting last week at the Marty Pino Community Center focused mainly on...

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Edward Brooke Founding Principal,Molly Cole, Receives 2018 Ryan Award

June 1, 2018
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Molly Cole, founding principal of the Edward Brooke Charter School in East Boston was honored with the 2018 Ryan Award for Exceptional School Leadership in a surprise ceremony at the school last Thursday. The Ryan Award is a national award that honors urban principals who are closing the achievement gap. Cole opened the Brooke...

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