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Audrey Savikas Steers Crossroad Back on Track

December 28, 2011
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When Libby Hayes left as Director of Crossroads Family Shelter in East Boston in 2007 there was a huge void to be filled. After several interim directors that did not have the same people skills as Hayes, it seemed Crossroads had all been forgotten in the neighborhood until Audrey Savikas arrived on scene. Savikas...

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Out with the Old; In with the New

December 28, 2011
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It was a turbulent and tumultuous year in some parts of the world. In this nation, it was, above all, a year when we got more of the same rather than the dramatic change needed to alter our course. The economy improved just a bit but millions remain unemployed, businesses refuse to hire new...

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Obituaries 12-28-2011

December 28, 2011
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Edward Morreo Of North Andover, formerly of East Boston Edward T. Morreo, a resident of East Boston who has been living in North Andover the past two years, died peacefully Christmas morning at the Lawrence General Hospital. He was 87 years old. Born in Boston, August 9, 1924 to the late Felice and Angelina...

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Happy Holidays: Enjoy the Things That Matter the Most

December 22, 2011
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Christmas 2011 is days away. Most of us are busy preparing for the holiday. All of us this year are receiving a great present – the official end of the war in Iraq. Nine Christmas celebrations have come and gone since we invaded Iraq. Thousands of brave Americans died there and tens of thousands...

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Players and Teams Honored at Banquet

December 22, 2011
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Grand Slam Baseball Club would like to thank all of our volunteers and supporters as our year comes to end with a special thanks to E.B. Athletic Board, Shawn Theriault, Gary Obermeir,Jimmy Carusso, Phil Brangiforte, and Robert Lewis Jr. without the help and support of the community and volunteers none of this would be...

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Police Briefs 12-21-2011

December 22, 2011
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Sunday, December 11 No arrests. Monday, December 12 Wilver Merino of 20 Marion Street, East Boston was arrested and charged with assault & battery. Richard Matranga of 459 Meridian Street, East Boston was arrested and charged with assault & battery. Tuesday, December 13 No arrests. Wednesday, December 14 No arrests. Thursday, December 15 Christopher...

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Obituaries 12-21-2011

December 22, 2011
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Richard Fox  East Boston Resident Richard “Rick” R. Fox of East Boston died on December 16. He was the beloved husband of Beatrice (Cambria) Fox; loving father of Cheryl Demodena and her husband, Ken of Saugus, and Richard “Ricky” Fox and his wife, Gina of Wakefield; cherished grandfather of Erica and Adam Demodena-Baker, Kenneth...

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Casino Battle Royal: Suffolk Downs Vs. Foxboro

December 15, 2011
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Suffolk Downs and Foxboro – or East Boston, Revere and Foxboro and its neighboring towns, are now in a fight to the finish to capture the hearts and minds of their residents regarding the possibility of placing a casino in those two locations. According to the state’s expanded gambling bill, only one casino will...

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Patriot Players Kevin Faulk and Matthew Slater Educate Students About Teen Relationship Violence

December 15, 2011
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Kevin Faulk and Matthew Slater of the New England Patriots visited East Boston High School last Friday to lead Training Camps for Life – a partnership of the National Football League Players Association, A CALL TO MEN and the Verizon Foundation – to educate students about teen relationship violence. The half-day, NFL-star-studded event addressed...

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Police Briefs 12-14-2011

December 15, 2011
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December 4 Jeffrey Inglese of 282 Chelsea Street, East Boston was arrested on outstanding warrants. December 5 Carlos Rendon of 38 Main Street, Winthrop was arrested and charged with distribution of class D marijuana within 1000ft of a school zone. Michael Perez of 35A Tudor Street, Lynn was arrested and charged with possession of...

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