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Martinez Wins $5,000 Scholarship

August 19, 2016
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By John Lynds A lot of kindergartners and their parents were shooting for perfect attendance last school year for the chance to win some college scholarship money. However, only one lucky Eastie kindergartner won the $5,000 college scholarship prize that is made possible through a partnership between East Boston Main Streets (EBMS) and Airmall....

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The Olympic Spirit Still Exists

August 19, 2016
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For almost all of us, the Olympics have provided memories that have lasted a lifetime. We can all measure how old we were, or where we were, when we recall Olympic moments both from our youth and through adulthood. For example, who among us (of a certain age) does not remember, as if it...

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Sports 08-10-2016

August 19, 2016
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Cassaro sparks East Boston to District 12 Jimmy Fund Tournament title By Cary Shuman The East Boston Little League 12-year-old All-Star team rallied to beat Everett, 7-4, and capture the District 12 Jimmy Fund Tournament championship for the second year in a row Saturday at Conant Park in Melrose. Trailing 4-1 in the top...

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Obituaries 08-10-2016

August 19, 2016
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Patricia Aguiar Former East Boston resident Patricia V. (Joslin) Aguiar died unexpectedly in Florida on July 26. A former resident of Peabody and East Boston, she was the devoted mother of Traci-Anne Bisson of Dracut and Damian Aguiar of Peabody; dear sister of Mary Lou Screnci and her husband, Dennis of Peabody and Bernardine Joslin of East Boston; former wife of Thomas Aguiar of Peabody and...

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At the Farmer’s Market

August 5, 2016
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At the Farmer’s Market

    East Boston resident Julia Burrell and daughter Emery–a big blueberry fan–shop at the Market.

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Cooling Off

August 5, 2016
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Cooling Off

Katherine Pereira, 10, and Fevin Miguel, 7, enjoy the Splash Dance Party held at East Boston Memorial Park by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department.

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National Night Out

August 5, 2016
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National Night Out

Mayor Martin Walsh arrives at LoPresti Park in East Boston Tuesday afternoon to kick off the neighborhood’s annual National Night Out celebration.

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Funding Restored to EBNHC in State Budget

August 5, 2016
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By John Lynds The $250,000 in funding to help foster a better partnership between the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) and North Suffolk Mental Health (NSMH) to deal with mental health and substance abuse issues in the area was restored late Saturday night by the legislature. The amendment for the funding was first...

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Texas-Based Wingstop Coming to Eastie

August 5, 2016
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By John Lynds The popular Texas-based chicken wing joint that has made a name for itself among foodies as a place that serves up some great wings and dipping sauces is coming to East Boston. Wingstop, who recently opened its first Boston-area location in Medford, will open in Central Square. Presently,  the Central Square...

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New Regulations for BCYF ‘Drop-In’ Sites Following Drowning

August 5, 2016
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By John Lynds While most Boston Centers for Youth and Families (BCYF) summer camps in East Boston are already regulated by City of Boston’s Inspectional Services Department (ISD) per the Department of Public Health (DPH), the neighborhood’s teen ‘drop-in’ program will have to follow rigorous new standards in the wake of Kyzr Willis’ accidental...

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