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We Are the Champions

February 17, 2017
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We Are the Champions

The East Boston boys’ track and field team was dominant last Wednesday at the Reggie Lewis Center and captured the Boston Public Schools Indoor Track and Field City League Championship title. The Jets scored 107 points during the two-day championship meet. Eastie had three first-place and six second-place finishes. Jets coach, Garcia Dalzon, was...

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Storm Walk

February 17, 2017
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Storm Walk

Mike Hartman and his pup, Shane, take a walk along Winthrop Shore Drive on Monday following the Sunday night snowstorm.

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Joseph Guarino,Beloved Community Member, at 75

February 17, 2017
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Joseph Guarino,Beloved Community Member, at 75

By John Lynds The community is mourning the loss of longtime community member and one of the most recognizable faces in East Boston. Joseph Guarino who, outside of his career as a newspaper man, dedicated his life to St. Joseph St. Lazarus Church, the Golden Age Club and other Eastie civic organizations where he...

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Rep Madaro Testifies on Late Night MBTA Service

February 17, 2017
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By John Lynds Last week in front of the MBTA Fiscal Control and Management Board, State Representative Adrian Madaro testified at a hearing on the MBTA’s late night service that fell victim to budget cuts,  but is essential to many hard working East Boston commuters that rely on late night service to get to...

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Zumix Receives Boston Cultural Council Grant

February 17, 2017
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By John Lynds Last week Zumix, East Boston’s popular youth music and arts program, was named one of 173 organizations that will receive a 2017 Boston Cultural Council grant. Zumix will share in $462,250 in grant money with the other organizations across the city. “The Boston Cultural Council organizational grants continue to support innovative...

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Loftel Buyers Appear before JPNA

February 17, 2017
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By John Lynds While it may not be the quaint Paul Roiff-style hotel the neighborhood was hoping for,  the new owners said they are not going to deviate very much from the original plan. Boston Trade International, owned by brothers Pravin and Sudhir Patel, bought the large former industrial building on the corner of...

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Residents Urged to Get Involved

February 17, 2017
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City Councilors Ayanna Pressley, Michelle Wu, Andrea Campbell, and Annissa Essaibi George are to be congratulated for starting a series of meetings on the issues of early childhood education and childcare in Boston. The fear that Boston is a city not welcoming to families is becoming a real possibility. Whether one looks at the...

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Obituaries 02-15-2017

February 17, 2017
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Angelo Lupis Of Winthrop Angelo Lupis of Winthrop passed away peacefully on February 9. He was the beloved husband of June M (D’Argenio) Lupis; devoted father of Bernadette DeAngelis and her husband, Alan of Everett and Carol Harvey and her husband, Robert of Winthrop; dear brother of the late Ursula (Sister Bernadette), Salvatore, and Marianne...

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Albert ‘Buddy’ Mangini Sworn in as New Chamber President

February 10, 2017
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Albert ‘Buddy’ Mangini Sworn in as New Chamber President

By John Lynds In front of a packed crowd at the Hilton Garden Inn  last Thursday, longtime neighborhood civic leader, Albert ‘Buddy’ Mangini, was administered the oath of office by Rep. Adrian Madaro to become the East Boston Chamber of Commerce’s president for the next two years. After taking the oath Mangini addressed Chamber...

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Mayor Walsh,Cardinal O’Malley Stand with East Boston’s Immigrant Population

February 10, 2017
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Mayor Walsh,Cardinal O’Malley Stand with East Boston’s Immigrant Population

By John Lynds During a special Mass on Sunday at the Most Holy Redeemer Church on Maverick Street, Mayor Martin Walsh joined Boston Archdiocese Archbishop Cardinal Sean O’Malley and other city officials to stand in solidarity with Eastie’s immigrant population. The Holy Redeemer Church and parish serves hundreds of Latinos in Eastie and following...

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