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Police Blotter 29-12-2010

December 29, 2010
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Monday, December 20 Joshua David Lepage of 22 Marion Street, East Boston, was arrested and charged with assault & battery and destruction of personal property. Tuesday, December 21 Frank Chaparro of 268 Princeton Street, East Boston, was arrested on a warrant for larceny. Wednesday, December 22 Thami Ch-hab of 304 Sumner Street, East Boston,...

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Obituaries 29-12-2010

December 29, 2010
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Dorothy Carco Formerly of East Boston Dorothy E. (d’Este) Carco, formerly of Malden and East Boston, died on December22. She was in her 94th year. She was the wife of the late Louis J. Carco; devoted mother of Emanuel J. Carco and his wife, Catherine “Cookie,” of Malden, Josephine P. Fauci and husband, Leonard,...

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An Open Book

December 22, 2010
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An Open Book

Details Unveiled During Meeting; New  Facility Will Be Built Near the Bremen Street Park; Cost Estimated at $11.3m By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com Planners of East Boston new state-of-the-art library unveiled their plans to the community at a special meeting held by the Boston Public Library Board of Trustees at the Meridian Street branch last...

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La Vigilia; Christmas Eve Means Fish for Italian Families

December 22, 2010
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La Vigilia; Christmas Eve Means Fish for Italian Families

For the Free Press On Christmas Eve in Boston, while little tykes will lay nestled in their beds dreaming of sugar plum fairies and such, many Italian American families will be feasting on fishes. For generations of Italians, Christmas Eve has meant the Feast of the Seven Fishes – or in more traditional speak...

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Developer Plans to Turn Savio High School into Condos

December 22, 2010
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By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com There’s a plan in the works to turn the former Savio High School into 24 market-rate condominiums, a development that could be another positive impact for East Boston’s Star of the Sea neighborhood. The Coliseum Investment Group, who was responsible for the condo development at 145-147 Everett Street, has signed...

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Excel Academy In Talks to Buy Star of the Sea Building

December 22, 2010
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By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com Excel Academy is closer to finalizing a deal to purchase the building that formerly housed St. Mary’s Star of the Sea School on Moore Street from the Boston Archdiocese for a reported $1.8 million but this has not been confirmed by the Archdiocese or Excel. Calls made to both Archdiocese...

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Comets Brought Down to Earth

December 22, 2010
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Week 10 is in the books and the hockey, once again, was nothing short of spectacular. In Game 1 of the evening at Porazzo Rink on East Boston’s Constitution Beach, we saw The Comets, who notched their first win of the season in week 9, take on The 113 Club in a great up...

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Christmas 2010

December 22, 2010
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Christmas 2010 will go down in history as a great holiday celebration. Peace on earth. Good will to men. It is, indeed, all about that. If there was no Internet, evening news, radio talk shows or morning newspapers, and if we paid closer attention to our own psychic lives, Christmas 2010 would be pristine....

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Police Blotter 22-12-2010

December 22, 2010
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Monday, December 13 No arrests, Tuesday, December 14 Jordan Robert Borges of 20 Fletcher Street, Roslindale, was arrested and charged with assault & battery by means of a dangerous weapon. Wednesday, December 15 No arrests. Thursday, December 16 No arrests. Friday, December 17 Trevon St Cyere of 154 Second Street, Framingham, was arrested and...

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Obituaries 12-22-2010

December 22, 2010
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Anna Phillips Retired Shawmut Bank Assistant Manager Anna D. (DiBella) Phillips, a resident of Winthrop for more than 50 years, died at the Ellis Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Norwood  on Thursday. December 16 after a long illness. She was 94 years old. Born in Boston, the daughter of the late Josephine (DiRago) and...

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