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Congratulations and Good Luck, State Rep. Madaro

April 9, 2015
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We congratulate Adrian Madaro on his election as state representative for East Boston’s seat in the House of Representative and wish him the best as he is inaugurated today for this esteemed position in our government. Adrian is a lifelong resident who won the seat after an exciting, hard-fought campaign in which five Democratic...

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A Great One Giving Back: Former East Boston Star Krysten Hunt Is Now Coaching Little League Baseball

April 9, 2015
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The players on the East Boston Little League Astros team might not know how spectacular Krysten Hunt was as a softball player, but by now they know how much she loves the game. Krysten Hunt can’t disguise her enthusiasm for the sport or hold back on her knowledge of the fundamentals. She fell in...

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Obituaries 04-08-2015

April 9, 2015
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Dina Ferrera Passed away on Easter Sunday Dina M. (Coccimiglio) Ferrera of Revere passed away on Easter Sunday, April 5. She was 46 years old. The cherished daughter of Elena (Beatrice) and Nick Coccimiglio and daughter-in-law of Angela (Piscitelli) and Salvatore Ferrera, she was the beloved wife of Michael Ferrera; loving step-mother of Michael...

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Madaro Wins Handily: Elected State Representative in Tuesday’s Vote

April 2, 2015
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Madaro Wins Handily: Elected State Representative in Tuesday’s Vote

Adrian Madaro was elected to the First Suffolk District seat in the Massachusetts House of Representatives in a special election Tuesday in East Boston. Madaro, the Democratic nominee, garnered  90  percent of the vote in besting Independent candidate Joanne Pomodoro. Madaro, a 26-year-old lifelong resident who holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from Tufts University,...

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Breakfast Fundraiser for Y Scheduled for this Thursday

April 2, 2015
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Breakfast Fundraiser for Y Scheduled for this Thursday

National studies show that the quality of care that infants and toddlers receive has a direct and long-lasting effect on a child’s healthy development and future success in school. Yet in Massachusetts, child care cost are among the highest in the nation and local Child Care Referral Agencies report that many parents are removing...

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Police Briefs 04-01-2015

April 2, 2015
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March 22 Jason Scully, 80 Frankfort St., East Boston, was arrested for assault and battery. March 23 Alvin Lewis, 25 Central Ave., Hyde Park, was arrested for willful & malicious destruction of property. March 25 James Curran, 111 Orient Ave., East Boston, was arrested for violation of restraining order. Misael Maldanado Reyes, 210 Bennington...

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Happy Passover

April 2, 2015
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We wish the members of the Jewish community a Happy Passover as the holiday begins at sundown Friday and continues for the next eight days. The celebration commences with Jewish families sitting down for the traditional Seder meal. Children have a special role in the Seder, with the youngest child at the table being...

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Easter Sunday

April 2, 2015
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On Sunday, many churches will be overflowing as parishioners go to church to celebrate Easter. Easter is always a magical time for children. As a family, we always held off hiding the Easter candy around the house until after Mass.  This action prompted our youngest to go to church a few years back and...

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Sports 04-01-2015

April 2, 2015
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EB Little League opens season April 18 By Cary Shuman Chucky Cassaro, president of East Boston Little League (EBLL), is hopeful that the local youth baseball organization can open its 2015 season on Saturday, April 18. “We originally planned for April 4 but we pushed it back two weeks because of the weather,” said...

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Obituaries 04-01-2015

April 2, 2015
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Alfred Ruggiero Of East Boston Alfred Ruggiero of East Boston passed away on March 26. He was 85 years old. A US Army veteran of the Korean War, he was the loving father of Jennifer Schrieken and her husband, Steven of Texas; cherished grandfather of Steven Jr and Eric Schrieken and great-grandfather of Violet...

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