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Wu Seeks to Better Inform the Community

January 28, 2016
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Wu Seeks to Better Inform the Community

By Seth Daniel If there’s anything that Council President Michelle Wu hopes that Charlestown residents get out of her year in the top City Council seat, it would be better informed of Council business. Wu told the paper in an interview last week that her top priority is to make sure Charlestown residents and...

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Shooting at Maverick Landing

January 28, 2016
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Jennifer Pizarro Property Manager of Maverick Landing I am sure most of you know but if you don’t please note there was drive by shooting on Sunday, 1/24th between 1030pm – 1130pm luckily no one was hurt but a car was shot up.  Then yesterday evening while working here in the office I heard...

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We Need the Pledge Fulfilled

January 28, 2016
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Going back generations, living in East Boston has always been for the most part safe.  While we were always part of Boston, many of the serious crime problems that were affecting various neighborhoods in Boston seemed not to be happening here.  Maybe it was the water that separated us from the problems. However, that...

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East Boston Little League Announces Plans for 2016 Youth Baseball Season

January 28, 2016
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By Cary Shuman There is snow covering the fields but East Boston Little League (EBLL) president Chucky Cassaro is getting his organization ready for the 2016 baseball season. Cassaro is beginning his third year as president but he deflects credit for the league’s resurgence to other board members. “We could never have run this...

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Obituaries 01-27-2016

January 28, 2016
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Ferdinand ‘Fred’ Martino Proprietor of Martino’s Market in East Boston, active member of many organizations Ferdinand C. “Fred” Martino of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, died peacefully on January 24 surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Martino was a US Army veteran of World War II,  Venerable Sons of Italy, Winthrop Lodge 205, Grand...

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City Councilor Sal Lamattina to Chair the Parks and Recreation and Transportation Committees

January 22, 2016
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Newly sworn in Boston City Council President Michelle Wu has appointed City Councilor Sal LaMattina to chair the Parks, Recreation & Transportation and vice chair the Ways and Means Committee. LaMattina, who was sworn in for a fifth term as District 1 City Councilor last week, had previously chaired the City, Neighborhood Services and...

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Community News Briefs

January 22, 2016
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Semister in Spain East Boston resident Estevan Puerta spent the Fall 2015 semester at Antonio de Nebrija University, Madrid in Spain. A member of the Class of 2016 at Stonehill College, Puerta is majoring in Management. Stonehill is a selective Catholic college located near Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With...

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The Weather

January 22, 2016
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Maybe we are getting old or maybe we were just spoiled. But the last few days have brought us back to reality that winter has come with a vengenance. Walking on the streets with the wind and patches of ice has just been brutal. One might think that it is hard to believe that...

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Congratulations Councilor Sal Lamattina

January 22, 2016
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The announcement by Council President Michelle Wu that our own City Councilor Sal LaMattina has been named Chairman of the Parks and Recreation and Transportation Committee as well as vice chair of the Ways and Means Committee certainly comes as good news to residents. These committees are very important for quality of life issues...

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Obituaries 01-20-2016

January 22, 2016
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Anna Odierno Of Peabody, formerly of East Boston Anna J. (Delia) Odierno of Peabody, formerly of East Boston, passed away peacefully on January 12. She was the beloved wife of the late Frank; devoted mother of Frank and his former wife, Karen of East Boston, David and his wife, Andrea of Weymouth, Lori Celona...

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