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Appreciation:Lucy Fiandaca, East Boston Resident, Pillar of the Community

July 13, 2018
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When Lucy Fiandaca walked in to the Winthrop Marketplace to do her shopping, this elegant lady from East Boston lit up the whole store with her kindness, her warmth, and her optimism. “She was the most positive person I’ve ever met,” said owner Marc Wallerce. “She was a wonderful, wonderful lady who got to...

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Not Terrorism:Eastie Man Charged with Making a Bomb after Explosion Injures Him

July 13, 2018
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A 28-year-old Webster Street man with a mysterious past was arraigned bedside at Mass General Hospital with second-degree burns caused by an explosion unleased in the second floor of his apartment on Sunday – an explosion police said came about when he was “tinkering with chemicals” to allegedly make a bomb. At approximately 12:40 a.m. on...

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Atlantic Works:Gallery Anniversary Celebration Starts on July 19

July 13, 2018
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Atlantic Works Gallery presents ‘15 Years on the Edge: Atlantic Works Gallery’s anniversary celebration’ featuring members of the gallery. Receptions 6-9 p.m. July 19, opening August 16, closing The Atlantic Works Building at 80 Border Street in East Boston is visible on maps as early as 1892, as part of a large parcel owned...

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Linda Champion Announces for Suffolk County DA

July 13, 2018
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Linda Champion has announced her intention to run for the position of Suffolk County District Attorney. The following is her statement: “We are prosecuting people but we are not prosecuting the conditions that exist in our society that cause a person to act out: poverty, substance abuse, trauma and ptsd. In order to prevent...

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Community News Briefs

July 13, 2018
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ORIENT HEIGHTS MEETING AGENDA The July meeting for the Orient Heights Neighborhood Council will be held on Monday, July 16 at YMCA,  58 Ashley Street The agenda is as follows: 6:15 p.m. Registration 6:30 to 6:40 p.m. – Station 7 – Community Update – Sgt. Jim Martin and Officer Dan Simon 6:45 to 7:00 p.m. – Kannan...

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Carvalho sees His Public Service as Setting Strong Foundation for DA Run

July 13, 2018
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Evandro Carvalho believes his campaign for Suffolk County District Attorney is picking up momentum with just under three months to go before the Democratic primary is held on Sept. 4. “It’s an honor to be running, to get to know the various communities in Suffolk County, and I believe we have a great shot...

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City Officials Increase Fines for Parking Tickets

July 13, 2018
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Parking fines in the city officially increased last week. The City will also end overnight towing for street cleaning, but daytime towing for street cleaning will continue. Fines were increased on Monday, July 2 for parking in violation of eleven City of Boston parking regulations.  The fines to be increased reflect those violations that...

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Councilor Wu Holds Hearing on Resident Permit-Parking

July 13, 2018
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City Councilor Michelle Wu held a hearing regarding the resident permit-parking program in the city on June 28. On the panel were transportation experts from the city as well as members of organizations who have advocated for and researched better ways of managing parking in the city. This hearing was the beginning of the...

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Community Calendar

July 13, 2018
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Community Meetings   Harbor View Neighborhood Association First Monday of every month 6:30 p.m. at the Edward Brooke Charter School, 145 Byron St.   Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association Second Monday of every month. 6:30 p.m. at the Jeffries Point Yacht Club, 565 Sumner St.   Orient Heights Neighborhood Association Third Monday of every month....

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Curing Alzheimer’s in America

July 13, 2018
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Imagine waking up one morning and not knowing whether you’re in your own home, let alone your hometown. The faces around you are unfamiliar, and you don’t know who to ask for help — or what to say. This is a daily reality for more than 5.7 million Americans. These people suffer from Alzheimer’s...

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