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Another Link to a Childhood Is Gone …

March 18, 2015
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The passing of William Scantlebury of Betty Ann’s Donuts, famous for his “sinkers” brings to a close another link to a childhood that was much simpler and easier than what our children are dealing with today. The first time that my brothers and I tasted a “sinker” was in the mid 1960s when my...

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Community News Briefs

March 18, 2015
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Evening prayer service scheduled Evening Prayer Friday, 6:30 pm. Please join us for this quiet, candle light worship. Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 28 Paris Street (617) 569-6236 JPNA to meet on March 18 The next Planning and Zoning meeting for teh Jeffires Point Neighborhood Association is scheduled for Wednesday March 18 at 7 pm...

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Sports 03-18-2015

March 18, 2015
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On Wednesday, March 11 City Councilor Sal LaMattina and the entire City Council honored the 2015 City League Champions, the East Boston High School Hockey team. Each player was presented with a certificate of appreciation for their win and sportsmanship throughout the season.  East Boston High School players were awarded with certificates of appreciation...

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Obituaries 03-18-2015

March 18, 2015
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John McGunigle Of Arizona, formerly of East Boston John F. McGunigle passed away on his birthday, March 1, at his home in Mesa, Arizona. He was 76 years old. John was born in Chelsea and raised in East Boston where he was educated in the Boston Public Schools. John was a supervisor for many...

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Madaro Looks Ahead after Impressive Victory in Democratic State Rep. Primary

March 11, 2015
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Madaro Looks Ahead after Impressive Victory in Democratic State Rep. Primary

Just hours after his victory in the most hotly contested Democratic primary in years, Adrian Madaro was standing outside Maverick Station thanking residents for their support and reminding them that there is a general election ahead on March 31. Madaro, a 26-year-old lifelong East Boston resident, finished first in a deep and talented five-candidate...

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Pomodoro Announces Candidacy for State Rep. Post

March 11, 2015
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Pomodoro Announces Candidacy for State Rep. Post

Joanne Pomodoro announces candidacy for state representative.  The following is her statement: My name is Joanne Pomodoro and I am a candidate for the State Representative Position in East Boston.    As a lifelong resident of East Boston, one whose family settled here from Italy and who continues to live here in East Boston.  I...

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Adrian Madaro Wins Primary, But All of East Boston Is Victorious

March 11, 2015
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Adrian Madaro was the clear-cut winner in the Democratic primary for state representative, but all of East Boston emerged victorious because of the high quality campaigns conducted by the five candidates and the honorableness they showed after the highly competitive election March 1. Joe Ruggiero, Ed Deveau, Lou Scapicchio, and Camilo Hernandez all stopped...

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Letter to the Editor

March 11, 2015
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Home Town Hero  Dear Editor In a world were hero’s come from the military or the political arena, which they deserve, we can lose sight of unsung heroes who live in our community and truly live a life of under the radar of papers or notoriety.  One such hero is Irene DiMarco a little...

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Local Boxer Rashidi Ellis to be Pacquaio’s Sparring Partner

March 11, 2015
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The Manny Pacquaio-Floyd Mayweather fight on May 2 is already being considered the biggest boxing event of all time – or at least since Muhammad Ali fought Joe Frazier at Madison Square Garden in 1971. The fight was five years in the making and it will undoubtedly be one of the greatest sporting events...

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Mosca Squad Goes ‘Long’ to Eliminate Preston Properties in EBNHL Action

March 11, 2015
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The quest for the John Parziale Memorial Trophy is on. Heading into Tuesday night, it wasn’t really clear how the 1st game of the 2015 EBMHL Playoffs was going to play out for the Mosca Squad, after struggling all season long and finishing in last place. Moments after the puck dropped, it became very clear....

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