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College Teammates Lally and Arinella Coach Against Each Other

February 4, 2016
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College Teammates Lally and Arinella Coach Against Each Other

The Eastie AquaJets had a meet against Archbishop Williams of Braintree last week and this meet featured former college teammates coaching against each other.  Our own Dave Arinella and Joe Lally, both Brandeis University grads, went toe to toe in a close fought meet which Williams won by 4 points.  Coach Lally presented Coach...

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20th Annual Taste of Eastie

February 4, 2016
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20th Annual Taste of Eastie

Danny Cordon of Maverick Marker Place Cafe at the Main Streets Celebration of the 20th Annual Taste of Eastie.

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Eastie Says Goodbye to Longtime Barber Mr.C

February 4, 2016
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Eastie Says Goodbye to Longtime Barber Mr.C

By Tom Tassinari   It’s a typical East Boston story, one that we have all witnessed countless times in Eastie and that I am sure we will witness for many more years and generations to come. I went in for a hair cut last week and there is a change in the wind.  Carmen...

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Eastie Gang Members Are Target of Giant Federal Sweep

February 4, 2016
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Eastie Gang Members Are Target of Giant Federal Sweep

By John Lynds One third of a violent street gang, allegedly responsible for the murders of three teens in Eastie since September, a number of shootings and other violent acts were apprehended during a federal sweep here and surrounding communities last Friday dubbed “Operation Mean Streets.” Fifty-six alleged leaders, members, and associates of the criminal...

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John Nucci Appointed to Massport Board of Directors

February 4, 2016
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John Nucci Appointed to Massport Board of Directors

On January 28th, the Massachusetts Port Authority Community Advisory Committee (Massport CAC) unanimously elected lifelong East Boston resident John Nucci as the committee’s appointment to the Massport Board of Directors. Nucci is the Senior Vice President for External Affairs at Suffolk University and has more than 40 years of experience in Boston government and...

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BPS Open School Parking Lot to Residents

February 4, 2016
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By John Lynds With on street parking at a premium in East Boston there is a new city initiative to alleviate some of the time spent circling around the block several times hoping for a spot to open up. Starting this month the Boston Public Schools will adopt a new parking policy at Eastie...

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The MS-13 Raids

February 4, 2016
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The raids that took place last early Friday morning that resulted in 56 indictments of MS-13 gang members certainly should stop for the time being the crime and murders in the neighboring communities of Chelsea, East Boston and Everett that we have witnessed over the last several months.  However, these arrests removed only about...

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Deleo Forms Commission on Sports Fantasy Industry

February 4, 2016
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Anyone who has watched Channel Five’s “On the Record” Sunday morning show knows that Speaker of the House has a tremendous knowledge of Boston sports — as he often has demonstrated on the “Pop Quiz” portion of the show. So when the daily sports fantasy industry exploded this year, Bob had been following its...

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Obituaries 02-03-2016

February 4, 2016
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Raymond Mayo Of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston Raymond Mayo of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, passed away January 28. He was 91 years old. The beloved husband of Lola (Giannoccaro) Mayo with whom he shared 68 years of marriage, he was the loving father of Deborah Mayo and Bradley Mayo and his wife,...

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Lynds Makes Presentation About 202 Maverick Street Project at BRA Community Meeting

January 28, 2016
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Lynds Makes Presentation About 202 Maverick Street Project at BRA Community Meeting

By Cary Shuman Attorney Richards Lynds gave a presentation on a proposed residential development at 202 Maverick St. during a Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) community meeting Jan. 21 at the Noddle Island Community Room. BRA Project Manager Phil D. Cohen presided over the meeting where Lynds spoke about the 23-residential-unit structure that would be...

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