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Peace Walk and Farmers Market Celebration

September 15, 2016
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Peace Walk and Farmers Market Celebration

Dancers from the Veronica Robles Cultural Center perform a traditional Peruvian Folk Dance as part of the final East Boston Peace Walk and Farmers Market Celebration last Wednesday at Lewis Mall.

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Community Service Day:Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, the Boston Celtics, and City Year Help Spruce Up the McKay School

September 15, 2016
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Community Service Day:Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, the Boston Celtics, and City Year Help Spruce Up the McKay School

By John Lynds With the 2016-2017 school year in full swing, a group of volunteers from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, the Boston Celtics, and City Year descended upon the Donald McKay School in East Boston last Friday to take part in a day-long community service day at the school. Joined by Celtics guard Isaiah...

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Mama Mambo Comes to Eastie

September 15, 2016
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Mama Mambo Comes to Eastie

By John Lynds When East Boston resident Julia Burrell had her first child, Emery, fifteen months ago she found there were not many programs in East Boston that would help new moms connect with other new moms in the neighborhood while at the same time bonding with their infant. “There was a viral video...

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Eastie Votes with Winners:Murphy,Tompkins,Kennedy Win Democratic Primaries for Register,Sheriff and Gov Council

September 15, 2016
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By John Lynds Last Thursday’s State Primary was quiet with low voter turnout in East Boston and across the state. With many incumbents running unopposed, few ventured out to cast a ballot for incumbents and even those incumbents who had challengers. The story of the day was former At-Large Boston City Councilor and former...

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Eastie Environmentalists Dig in to Oppose Terminal E Expansion

September 15, 2016
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By John Lynds The nearly one thousand members of East Boston Environmental Group and Eastie’s  AirInc.,  the neighborhood groups that oversee   mitigation for Logan Airport impacts on the community, are now seeking to rally the community against Massport’s plans to expand Terminal E. The groups are urging residents to send letters to Executive Office...

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Grandmother Upset that Granddaughter was Left on BPS Bus for Hours

September 15, 2016
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By John Lynds An Eastie grandmother was fuming Sunday night and reached out to the media to tell the story of how her granddaughter was left on a Boston Public School bus for hours last Thursday as she and the girl’s mother frantically tried to locate the young girl. However, Boston Public School administrators...

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Welcome Back to School!

September 15, 2016
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh On Thursday, September 8th, Boston Public Schools began classes for their first day of school. I hope BPS teachers, parents, and students have had a restful summer, and are excited to start another great school year. I know I’m excited — I visited Boston schools throughout the city on...

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Letters to the Editor

September 15, 2016
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A day without water Dear Editor: On behalf of water and wastewater utilities throughout Massachusetts, I ask all residents to “Imagine a Day Without Water” on Thursday, September 15. On that day, a national coalition including water and wastewater officials, business and community leaders, and environmental organizations will raise public awareness about the vital...

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Remembering the Heroes of 9/11

September 15, 2016
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For every generation of Americans for the past near-century, there have been seminal events for which those who were of a certain age can recall “where they were” when they “heard the news.” Every member of the Greatest Generation could recall with vivid clarity the announcement by President Roosevelt of the Day of Infamy...

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Obituaries 09-14-2016

September 15, 2016
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Debra A. Paolini Of East Boston Debra A. Paolini, 57, of East Boston, passed away unexpectedly on September 9, 2016 at the Mass General Hospital. Cherished daughter of Joan (Albano) Tordiglione of East Boston and the late Anthony Paolini. Loving mother of the late Toni-Marie Paolini. Dear sister of Anthony Paolini III of Revere,...

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