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As Temperatures Rise, BPD Heats Up Its Efforts to Combat Crime

July 13, 2011
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Two East Boston residents were among 22 arrested during a citywide sweep by the Boston Police Department (BPD) aimed at reducing violence on the streets of Boston. Jamal Lawrence, 22, of East Boston was arrested for warrants for Assault and Battery and Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon while Benito A....

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Head Start Celebrates Its 46th Anniversary

June 29, 2011
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Head Start Celebrates Its 46th Anniversary

East Boston Head Start program was well represented as Head Start centers  from across the city celebrated the program’s 46th anniversary. Children and Staff from Eastie’s Head Start, run by Action for Boston Community Development’s (ABCD) APAC office on Meridian Street, took part in the celebration on the Boston Common and were among 29...

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Man Charged with Stabbing Inside the Bremen Street Park

June 29, 2011
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An East Boston man has been arrested and charged in connection with last week’s daylight stabbing in the Bremen Street Park. Carlos Velasquez, 18, of East Boston was arrested this week by Massachusetts State Troopers assigned to Troop F. State Police Sgt. Rick Galeazzi and Troopers John Hubbard, John Morris and Francis Glasheen went...

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Clamming is All but over on the Wood Island Flats

June 29, 2011
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Clamming is all but dead on the  Wood Island flats since a fuel spill of some kind and of undetermined size allegedly wiped out the clam population last October. No one in a position of responsibility aware of the ruined clam flats has been willing or able to pinpoint the exact reason for the...

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Eastie Woman Prepares for the Pan Mass Challenge

June 29, 2011
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Maggie Malsch, an East Boston woman will take part in the annual Pan Mass Challenge (PMC)–a two day bike-a-thon that raises money for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Maggie will ride in the 32nd annual PMC on August 6 and 7 and be among 5,000 cyclists who will ride with the collective goal of raising...

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Merger Furor – Parents express concern over plans to combine Alighieri and Umana

December 7, 2010
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Merger Furor – Parents express concern over plans to combine Alighieri and Umana

By all accounts the Dante Alighieri Elementary School in East Boston is a success story. MCAS test scores and enrollment are up, there’s strong parental involvement and because of the small size of the building classes are relatively small compared to other elementary schools here. So parents at the school are finding hard to...

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Father reportedly considers plea deal in disappearance of his five-year-old son

December 7, 2010
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Father reportedly considers plea deal in disappearance of his five-year-old son

The Lynn father believed to be responsible for 2008 disappearance of his young boy from East Boston is reportedly considering a plea deal. Ernesto Gonzalez, 38, of Lynn is being held without bail in connection with five-year-old Giovanni Gonzalez’s disappearance. In Essex Superior Court Christopher Skinner, Gonzalez’s defense attorney, asked the judge for a...

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NOAH chosen to take part in Renew Boston initiative

December 7, 2010
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East Boston’s Neighborhood of Affordable Housing is one of 13 community-based organizations in the city that will take part Boston’s Renew Boston initiative. Mayor Thomas Menino announced this week that NOAH and 12 others will launch a community-based marketing and outreach strategy in order to connect as many as 3,000 Boston households with no-cost...

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EBNHC included in statewide patient-centered program

December 7, 2010
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The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center will be one of 46 primary care medical practices across the Commonwealth that have been selected to participate in a new Patient-Centered Medical Home Initiative designed to promote comprehensive, coordinated, patient-centered care delivered by teams of primary care providers. The state’s Executive Office of Health and Human Services...

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BPHC receives funds for asthma projects

November 30, 2010
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The environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Boston Public Health Commission a $160,000 grant to demonstrate the effectiveness of a citywide asthma intervention, providing home-based asthma education and environmental services by trained health workers here in East Boston. These services adhere to the National Heart, Lung Blood Institute guidance regarding the diagnosis and...

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