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East Boston HS Swimmers Doing Great Job As Lifeguards At Paris St Pool

August 24, 2016
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East Boston HS Swimmers Doing Great Job As Lifeguards At Paris St Pool

The East Boston HS Swim Team has many lifeguards throughout the City. Pictured is the lifeguard staff at Paris St. Pool, (L-R) Francesca Marifiote (grad,) Steven Mesa (grad), Chris Villanueva (Sr. Capt), Mike Lockhead (grad), Daniel Marifiote (grad & Asst Coach), Jose Villanueva (grad), and Coach Dave Arinella.

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East Boston Resident Receives Massport Rauseo Scholarship

August 24, 2016
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East Boston Resident Receives Massport Rauseo Scholarship

By John Lynds The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) announced the recipient of the annual scholarship honoring the memory of Donna Rauseo, a lifelong resident of East Boston and a long-time Massport employee. The $5,000 Donna Rauseo Memorial Scholarship was awarded to East Boston resident Carolyn Searles. Searles is a graduate of Boston Latin School....

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28th Eastie Pride Day to Kickoff Saturday at Piers Park

August 24, 2016
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28th Eastie Pride Day to Kickoff Saturday at Piers Park

By John Lynds It’s that time of year to break out your blue and gold attire and head down to Piers Park for the 28th Annual Eastie Pride Day. This year’s Eastie Pride Day will kickoff on Saturday, August 20 at 3 p.m. at Piers Park. The forecast for Saturday is warm sunny skies...

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Terminal E Public Comment Period Extended 21 Days:Activists Seek A Better Community Process

August 24, 2016
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Terminal E Public Comment Period Extended 21 Days:Activists Seek A Better Community Process

By John Lynds Following a poorly attended community meeting hosted by Massport last Wednesday at the Mario Umana Academy regarding the expansion of Terminal E and its Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR), local environmentalist and elected officials immediately called on Massport to extend the public comment period. Massport is currently constructing three gates, previously...

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Lydia Edwards to Head Office of Housing Stability

August 24, 2016
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By John Lynds Mayor Martin Walsh announced this week that East Boston resident and former First Suffolk and Middlesex senatorial candidate, Lydia Edwards, will head the city’s newly formed Office of Housing Stability. The new Office of Housing Stability will be part of the city’s Department of Neighborhood Development and as a Deputy Director,...

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Youth and Police Initiative Lands at the Community Center

August 24, 2016
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By John Lynds For several weeks this summer,  youth from the Boston Centers for Youth and Families (BCYF) Paris Street Community Center took part in a new program to help strengthen relationships between police and teens. The Youth and Police Initiative (YPI), launched in 2004 by the North American Family Institute, brought 11 East...

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Yes,We Are In A State Of Drought

August 24, 2016
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Many regions in Massachusetts are facing drought or near-drought conditions. According to federal drought authorities, about 62 percent of the state is considered to be under “severe drought” and some areas northwest of Boston are in “extreme drought.” Water restrictions are in place in just about every community in the state which is not...

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Sports 08-17-2016

August 24, 2016
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East Boston Waves softball completes successful season The East Boston Waves finished the summer portion of their schedule with a record of 13-3, which resulted in a strong fourth place finish in the 20-team Middlesex League.  It was a great showing considering the team played in the 18-Under Division despite the team being comprised...

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Obituaries 08-17-2016

August 24, 2016
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Angelo ‘Blondy’ Pelosi Former East Boston resident Angelo “Blondy” Pelosi, formerly of East Boston, Medford and Hollywood, Florida, died peacefully in Saugus, August 3. He was 90 years old. Angelo attended East Boston High and served in the U.S. Navy. He was the husband of the late Ellen (Gregis) Pelosi, son of the late...

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Maverick Marketplace Cafe Looks to Expand Hours

August 19, 2016
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Maverick Marketplace Cafe Looks to Expand Hours

By John Lynds Owners of the popular cafe on Maverick Street that has been featuring live music, and serving up good food, funky drinks and craft beers since 2014 is looking to expand their hours. At Monday night’s Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association (JPNA) meeting, Melissa Tyler, who co-owns Maverick Marketplace Cafe with her husband,...

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