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Community Groups are an Asset to the City At-Large

October 23, 2014
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We in East Boston are fortunate to have dedicated volunteer  groups such as the Orients Heights Neighborhood Council, Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association and the Eagle Hill Civic Association working hard for the best interests of our entire community. The members of these organizations are proud East Boston residents who are always looking to improve...

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Suffolk Downs Venue for Hospital Fundraiser

October 23, 2014
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Potentialy one of the last parties at Suffolk Downs will take place this Saturday night, Oct. 25, and will benefit the Boston Children’s Hospital via the NHL Alumni Pro-Am Kick Off for 2015. Organizer Kevin Chiles said the party goes towards raising funds to get the ‘Boston Strong’ pro-am team into the tournament that...

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Revere, Track Union Files Lawsuit Against MGC for Wynn Decision

October 23, 2014
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The City of Revere and a union representing some Suffolk Downs employees filed a lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) last Thursday, with the MGC quickly firing back in saying the suit was simply the result of “sorely disappointed” folks who did not get a casino license. The MGC had rejected a similar...

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Sports 10-22-2014

October 23, 2014
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East Boston High boys soccer seeks both league and city titles By Cary Shuman The East Boston High School boys soccer team is right where it wants to be in the final week of the regular season: in contention for the league and city championships. Coach Lorenzo DiBenedetto’s surprising Jets are 11-1 in the...

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Obituaries 10-22-2014

October 23, 2014
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Louise Maraio Of East Boston Louise M. (Coleman) Maraio of East Boston died on October 17. She was the loving daughter of the late Matthew and Louise (McGrath) Coleman; dear sister of Francis Coleman of New Jersey and the late Matthew Jr. Family and friends will honor Louise by gathering Thursday morning, October 22...

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East Boston’s 2014 Columbus Day Parade Committee Deserves Kudos

October 15, 2014
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We want to give a much-deserved “Thank You” to general chairman Albert “Buddy” Mangini, civic chairman Joseph L. Ruggiero, parade coordinator William “Bill” Chisholm, secretary Rosalie Petralia and the entire Columbus Day Celebration committee who organized the parade and all the events in conjunction with the observance of this holiday marking Christopher Columbus’s discovery...

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Sports 10-15-2014

October 15, 2014
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High scoring affairs in the EBMHL If you were looking to see some goal scoring up at Porazzo Rink and made it out to the week 3 Tuesday night slate in the East Boston Mens Hockey League (EBMHL), you got just that. A total of 45 goals scored in one evening was enough to...

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Obituaries 10-15-2014

October 15, 2014
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Josephine DiFazio Of East Boston, formerly of Revere Josephine L. (Ciulla) DiFazio of East Boston, formerly of Revere, passed away on October 11 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony DiFazio; loving mother of Linda Lee DeVita and her husband, Anthony of East Boston, Diane DiFazio and...

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Finish Line:Suffolk Downs Holds Final Race; Closes after 79 Years of Operation

October 13, 2014
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Finish Line:Suffolk Downs Holds Final Race; Closes after 79 Years of Operation

It was a sad day at Suffolk Downs last Saturday, and the grey, dreary day reflected the mood as thousands descended upon the historic oval to take in what is likely to be the last day of thoroughbred racing in New England. It was a cloudy and rainy day on Sat., Oct. 4, at...

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Columbus Day Parade a Great Event

October 13, 2014
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The 2014 Columbus Day Celebration and Parade is all set for this Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014 and General Chairman Albert “Buddy” Mangini and his organizing committee have planned a superb event for the enjoyment of our residents. The parade honoring Christopher Columbus on the anniversary of his arrival in the Americas is always a...

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