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Enjoy a Safe Holiday Weekend

May 21, 2015
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Memorial Day weekend marks the traditional start of the summer season, bringing with it the anticipation of sunshine and warmth, of vacations, and of time spent with family and friends. So we ask our readers to stop right now — and think for a moment — about all of the good things that we...

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Let Us Never Forget Their Sacrifice

May 21, 2015
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Of all of our national holidays, Memorial Day is the most solemn. Memorial Day reminds us of the Supreme Sacrifice that has been made by so many of our fellow citizens to keep us a free people and provides us with an opportunity to honor their sacrifice. Memorial Day has its roots in what...

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Knights Start the Season With Three Victories

May 21, 2015
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The East Boston Knights are back in action in the Yawkey League of Boston. Off to their best start in team history the Knights (3-0) opened up action vs the Revere Rockies as they started the season on a 5 game road trip. The Knights gave the ball to ace Jeff Allison and he...

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Obituaries 05-20-2015

May 21, 2015
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Salvatore Pagliaro Of Everett Salvatore Pagliaro of Everett died on May 10. Born in Pietraperzia Sicily Italy, he was the beloved husband of Josephine (Talluto); father of Leo of Salem, Salvatore Jr. of Everett, Robert and his wife, Melissa of Salem and Sarina and her husband, Diesse of Everett. He was the son of...

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Rep.Madaro Attends Roca Breakfast

May 14, 2015
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Rep.Madaro Attends Roca Breakfast

State Rep. Adrian Madaro attended the 10th Annual Roca Breakfast Monday at the Seaport Hotel in Boston. Roca is a Chelsea-based organization committed to making positive changes in the lives of young adults. The breakfast raised $500,000 for Roca. Pictured at the breakfast are, from left, State Rep. Evandro C. Carvalho, Sheriff of Suffolk...

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Financial Literacy is Not All That Scary

May 14, 2015
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For too many people, personal financial maintenance is something it shouldn’t be: It’s scary.  According to a 2014 Consumer Financial Literacy Survey conducted by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, just 40 percent of American adults said they kept track of their personal finances. Even more telling: nearly three in four adults admitted they...

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New Bridges to Hope in the Wake of Long Island

May 14, 2015
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On October 8th of last year, I had to make a painful but necessary decision. The Long Island Bridge, after years of neglect, had to be shut down. The decaying 63-year-old structure posed imminent danger to the clients and staff of the shelter, transition, detox, and treatment programs housed on Long Island in Boston...

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Letter to the Editor

May 14, 2015
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Thank You to All the Volunteers Who Made East Boston Shines a Success On behalf of East Boston Main Streets, thank you to all the volunteers who made East Boston Shines a success on Saturday, May 9th.  Over 110 volunteers met up at 10:00am at Maverick Square to kick of the 13th annual East...

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EBLL Is Serving the Needs Of Our Community

May 14, 2015
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We remember the days when there were three Little League organizations in East Boston and our teams participated in District 10 with Revere, Chelsea, Winthrop, and East Boston. One of the greatest players in East Boston was none other than Tony Conigliaro, the former Red Sox star for whom the Little League field at...

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Obituaries 05-13-2015

May 14, 2015
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Anthony Scarpa Of Wakefield Anthony N. Scarpa of Wakefield passed away on May 8. He was 29 years old. The cherished son of Linda (Indelicato) Scarpa and Nazzaro “Ralph” Scarpa, he was the loving father of Nicholas Anthony Scarpa of Wakefield and his mother Lauren Vara; adored grandson of Louise Indelicato and the late...

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