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Hilton Garden Inn to Open in East Boston

July 3, 2015
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Hilton Garden Inn to Open in East Boston

Kevin J. Buchanan, general manager of the Hilton Garden Inn Boston Logan Airport, located at 100 Boardman St., stands outside the new hotel that is set to open later this month.

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Leave Fireworks to the Professionals on This Fourth of July

July 3, 2015
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What would the 4th of July be without fireworks?  A little less busy in hospital emergency rooms.  The nation’s emergency physicians urge you to celebrate the country’s birthday by using common sense when it comes to the potential dangers of fireworks.  We see many injuries in the ER due to fireworks around the 4th...

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Take Advantage of All Our Parks Have to Offer

July 3, 2015
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Now that summer is here, I would like to share with you the free events and programs offered to City residents of all ages by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department. As a boy growing up in Dorchester, I learned how important our parks and playgrounds are to the families of our City. We...

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Letter to the Editor

July 3, 2015
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No to the alcohol sales tax increase Dear Editor, I am writing to express my opposition to the proposed 2 percent tax increase on all alcohol sales in the City of Boston. Below I have listed just a few reasons why I am against this proposal. -Nearly 50 percent of the average cost of...

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Enjoy a Safe and Sane Fourth of July

July 3, 2015
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Although the long-range weather forecast seems to indicate that Mother Nature will not be very cooperative for the upcoming Fourth of July weekend (unseasonably cool temperatures with a good chance of rain in our area), we’re sure that all of our fellow Americans will find a way to celebrate the holiday in appropriate fashion....

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Obituaries 07-01-2015

July 3, 2015
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Carol Correia Of East Boston Carol A. Correia of East Boston passed away on June 23. She was 57 years old. She was the cherished daughter of Florence (Catrone) Correia of East Boston and her late father Antonio J. Correia; loving sister of Anthony Correia and his wife, Lourdes of East Boston and Janice...

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Ahoy There … Shiver My Timbers

June 25, 2015
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Ahoy There … Shiver My Timbers

Storyteller Norah Dooley waxed poetic about Pirate adventures on the high seas – as well as the possibility of buried treasure – on Constitution Beach last Thursday evening during a Save the Harbor/Save the Bay, Eastie YMCA and Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) campfire program. Some of the youngsters were lucky enough to...

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Community Comes Together to Fight Substance Abuse

June 25, 2015
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Community Comes Together to Fight Substance Abuse

Last Tuesday night Senator Anthony Petruccelli hosted the first meeting of a task force that will tackle the topic of substance abuse in the neighborhood at East Boston High School. The meeting was sponsored by Petruccelli with the help of City Councilor Sal LaMattina, State Representative Adrian Madaro and the East Boston Neighborhood Health...

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ABBA Makes Its Debut in East Boston

June 25, 2015
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ABBA (Angry Boston Board of Abutters) says it’s here to help East Boston residents on issues that go before the Boston Zoning Board of Appeals (BOA). The local group, founded by East Boston community activist Renee MacLean with the aid of community activist Gail Miller and others, is trying to gain some notice in...

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Obituaries 06-24-2015

June 25, 2015
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Beatrice Ann ‘Bea’ Esposito 20-year cook/baker at East Boston Central Catholic School; known for her amazing cookies Beatrice Ann ‘Bea’ (Giordano) Esposito passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on June 19 in Danvers. She was 71 years old. Born on April 1, 1944 to Anthony and Antonetta Giordano, she married James Esposito...

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