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Congratulations EBNHC

November 19, 2014
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The Boston Globe’s recent recognition of the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center as one of the best places to work in Massachusetts is a well-deserved tribute to an organization that serves the people of our community so well. Indeed, it is apparent that the widely-acknowledged high level of service provided by the EBNHC to its clients is directly proportional to...

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Generous Donations on Thanksgiving

November 19, 2014
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There are two stories in this week’s East Boston Times Free Press about generous donations helping out East Boston families during the Thanksgiving holiday. One is East Boston YMCA and the Stop & Shop Turkey Express in which that well-known supermarket company donated 250 turkeys to families for their enjoyment on Thanksgiving. This is...

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Sports 11-19-2014

November 19, 2014
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Milano’s Deli and Team Basile fighting for top spot in EBMHL A tight race for the top spot in the East Boston Men’s Hockey League (EBMHL) is now happening. Weeks back we had JC Detailing leading the pack of six in the EBMHL, but things have certainly changed recently. Milano’s Deli and Team Carlo...

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Obituaries 11-19-2014

November 19, 2014
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Irene DeMarco Of East Boston  Irene M. (Amoroso) DeMarcoof East Boston died on November 16. She was the beloved wife of the late Eugene F. DeMarco; devoted mother of Eugene and his wife, Melissa of New Hampshire, Kenneth, Ronald and Steven DeMarco, all of East Boston; dear sister of Paul Amoroso of Revere, Lorraine...

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Congratulations Rep. Basile

November 18, 2014
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We congratulate State Representative Carlo Basile on his victory in the Nov. 4 election. East Boston voters gave Rep. Basile a solid victory against a well-known opponent, Celeste Ribeiro Myers. The fact is that Carlo Basile has been a very effective legislator, working hard in his seven years in office representing the best interests...

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A Successful Season for East Boston Boys Soccer

November 18, 2014
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East Boston boys soccer coach Lorenzo Di Benedetto has built one of the best programs in the city and his 2014 team will be remembered as one of the school’s all-time best. The team is a champion in every sense – the Jets captured both the division title and city championship. His players brought...

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Massachusetts has Become a Leader for Veterans

November 18, 2014
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Veterans Day gives us the opportunity to come together as a community and reaffirm ourselves to supporting veterans and upholding the ideals they have fought so valiantly for. This week I had the honor to join in Winthrop and Revere’s Veterans Day services and, in paying tribute, was reminded of the work that lies...

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Stop & Shop to Deliver 250 turkeys to YMCA Nov. 13

November 18, 2014
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Stop & Shop’s Turkey Express trucks will deliver 250 turkeys to the YMCA of East Boston in time for Thanksgiving. The delivery is one of eight stops on Stop & Shop’s Turkey Express route throughout New England and one of 16 across the Northeast. As it celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, Stop &...

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Sports 11-12-2014

November 18, 2014
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EBHS boys soccer falls to Acton-Boxboro in double overtime By Cary Shuman One of the most successful soccer seasons in East Boston High School history came to an end in a heartbreaking 4-3 loss to Acton-Boxboro in double overtime in the quarterfinal round of the Division 1 North Sectionals. Acton-Boxboro scored the “golden goal”...

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Obituaries 11-12-2014

November 18, 2014
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Frank Porfido Of Virginia, formerly of East Boston Frank J. Porfido of Virginia, formerly of East Boston, died on October 31. The beloved son of Adeline R. (Guidara) and the late Frank D. Porfido, he was the cherished brother of Stephen W. and his wife, Catherine (Ferrante) Porfido; uncle of Stephen, Gianna, Julia and...

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