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Residents Make It Clear: Ethanol is Not Welcome

March 16, 2012
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Residents Make It Clear: Ethanol is Not Welcome

Activists from East Boston’s Chelsea Creek Action Group (CCAG) and other residents were out in full force to protest Global Oil’s plan to bring the hazardous material Ethanol to its storage facility on the East Boston/Revere line. At a Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) hearing at Revere City Hall last Thursday Eastie activists showed...

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Captain McCormick Walks the Beat to Know the Neighborhood

March 16, 2012
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Captain McCormick Walks the Beat to Know the Neighborhood

Last week Police Commissioner Ed Davis announced that Kelley McCormick would replace Frank Mancini as D-7’s new captain. Mancini has been promoted to Boston Police Superintendent. With a little over a week on the job, McCormick has jumped head first into his new assignment here in Eastie. McCormick has been making the rounds in...

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Applications Now Being Accepted for Donna Rauseo Scholarship

March 16, 2012
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Massport announced this week that applications for the scholarship honoring the memory of the late Donna Rauseo, a long-time Port Authority employee and lifelong resident of East Boston, are being accepted. The $5,000 Donna Rauseo Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to a young woman from Eastie who is graduating from high school and has...

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Zumix is Selected to Help out in Rio+20 Musical Project

March 16, 2012
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East Boston’s national award winning youth music and arts has been tapped by the United Nations, the City of Boston and the Sounding Board to work on the Boston Rio+20 Project—a project aimed at raising environmental awareness through music. Zumix will help bring the Boston Rio+20 Project—a series of workshops for several Boston-based youth...

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For the Welfare of Maverick St.

March 8, 2012
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For the Welfare of Maverick St.

A unique development will shortly transform the decaying Welfare Building on Maverick Street into a vibrant commercial development. John and Melissa Tyler recently closed on the property and are planning to break ground on the project with a neighborhood block party at the end of the month. The Tylers got approval in May 2009...

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Zumin Welcomes Moya Brennan

March 8, 2012
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Known as the First Lady of Celtic Music, Ireland native Moya Brennan has provided music to such blockbuster films as the Titanic and the Last of the Mohicans and now she’ll make her first appearance in East Boston on Saturday, March 10 at Zumix. Brennan, an Emmy award winning and Grammy nominated recording artist...

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More and Better Low Income Housing is on the Way

March 8, 2012
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Progress on the project to construct 27 new affordable apartments on Maverick Street for low-income families is moving along with the shell of the building already completed. MassHousing has approved $2.2 million in loans for the Greenway Apartments in East Boston being developed by the East Boston Community Development Corporation (EBCDC). Last year the...

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Eastie a Great Place to Live, but We Already Know That

March 8, 2012
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Boston Magazine has named East Boston one of the ‘Best Places to Live’ in its March 2012 issue. In this month’s issue, Boston Magazine said Eastie made the list because it is an adventurous eater’s paradise with an affordable housing stock and the promise of waterfront development. Using the chef from the North End’s...

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Captain Mancini Promoted to Deputy Police Superintendent

February 29, 2012
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Captain Mancini Promoted to Deputy Police Superintendent

District 7 Captain Frank Mancini, the driving force behind East Boston’s dramatic drop in crime over the past two years, has been promoted to Deputy Superintendent of the Boston Police. Mancini, who was the past Director of the BPD’s Anti-Corruption Office emigrated from Italy as a boy with his family and grew up on...

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Dealing with Trash

February 29, 2012
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After surveying trash put outs on trash day across East Boston, Eastie resident Chris Marchi has submitted his findings to city officials for review. Marchi has been working with the city for the past decade on ways to analyze and solve litter and trash occurrences on the streets in the neighborhood. For the past...

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