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East Boston Jets Win Emotional Deep Freeze Tournament

January 6, 2017
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East Boston Jets Win Emotional Deep Freeze Tournament

By John Lynds For the first time ever, the East Boston High School Jets hockey team won an emotional game last Tuesday night at the Porrazzo Rink in East Boston  in the annual Deep Freeze Hockey Tournament. The Jets beat Ashland in a close 3-2 contest to claim the title. The 15th Annual Deep...

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MaryAnn Cerundolo,Longtime Golden Age President, at 89

January 6, 2017
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MaryAnn Cerundolo,Longtime Golden Age President, at 89

By John Lynds MaryAnn Cerundolo, the longtime President of the East Boston Golden Age Club, has died. Ms. Cerundolo, who led the senior group for many years, passed away peacefully at her home after a brief illness on Tuesday, December 27 surrounded by her family. Ms. Cerundolo was born in Italy on January 4,...

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State to Delay Recreational Marijuana Implementation

January 6, 2017
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By John Lynds In an informal session last week the state legislature passed a bill that will delay the implementation of recreational marijuana for six months. While the bill will have zero affect on possessing or home growing marijuana, which went into effect on December 15, lawmakers said they needed some time to study...

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Lynn Man Held on Bail in New Year’s Day Death

January 6, 2017
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By John Lynds A Lynn man was arraigned Tuesday for allegedly running over and killing another man on Saratoga Street early New Year’s morning. Christopher Nalchajian, 33, of Lynn was charged with Driving Under the Influence, Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Accident causing Death/Personal Injury, and Vehicular Homicide. Nalchajian was held on...

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MWRA Advisory Board Raises Concerns Over Mountain Biking

January 6, 2017
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In 2014, the American Waterworks Association declared MWRA’s water to be the best in the nation. (In fact, it won both first and second place both for the City of Boston’s and the MWRA’s own sample.) This was not a lucky coincidence, but the end result of a carefully crafted and intricate plan to...

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Obituaries 01-04-2017

January 6, 2017
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Bernard Sulprizio Of East Boston Bernard C. Sulprizio of East Boston peacefully passed away on December 30 surrounded by his loving family. A US Army veteran of World War II, he was the beloved husband of the late Angelina (Bottini) Sulprizio; devoted father of Elena M. Melillo and her husband, Remo of Easton and...

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East Boston’s Persons of the Year

January 4, 2017
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East Boston’s Persons of the Year

By John Lynds Veronica Robles, Woman of the Year Veronica Robles has tirelessly worked to bridge the gap between the various cultures that all call East Boston home. Over the years, through her Cultural Center on McClellan Highway, Robles has become a regular fixture in Eastie and has emerged as a community leader that...

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East Boston Times 2016:Honorable Mention

January 4, 2017
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East Boston Times 2016:Honorable Mention

By John Lynds Traditionally the East Boston Times picks a Man and Woman of the Year but we would be remiss if we failed to mention the brave officers that were wounded during a shoot out with a suspect in October and the officers who helped save one of the wounded officer’s lives as...

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Year in Review:A Look at the People and Events of 2016

January 4, 2017
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Year in Review:A Look at the People and Events of 2016

By John Lynds On Saturday night the final seconds of 2016 will tick away and East Boston residents will join the world community and look to a new year with optimism and hope. In this small community the year was filled with stories of triumph, victory, success, tragedy and adversity. This year marked a...

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Helping Boston’s Homeowners

January 4, 2017
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh When I ran for Mayor, I knew I wanted to make Boston a city where every resident can afford to live, work and raise a family. Since I’ve been elected, Boston has grown — fast. Our population is expanding rapidly and we’re expected to reach over 700,000 residents by...

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