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Channel Fish Keeps Up Fight Against Substation

April 14, 2016
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By John Lynds In a neighborhood decimated by environmental risks that has played host to the region’s transportation infrastructure like Logan Airport and its jet fuel farms, three harbor tunnels and Route 1A, residents are becoming increasingly wary of Eversource’s plans to place a substation at the City Yards directly across from American Legion...

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NOAH Seeks Alternative Plans to Toll Plaza Project

April 14, 2016
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By John Lynds Last month MassDOT presented its plans to reconfigure East Boston’s toll plaza heading into the mouth of the Sumner Tunnel. However, poor attendance at that meeting coupled with public opinion that MassDOT is rushing the toll plaza project before any meaningful community process has some wanting the project to be reexamined....

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We Are in a Transportation Crisis

April 14, 2016
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Those who grew-up in this area 40 years ago can remember how traffic always had a certain pattern or flow.  Rush-hour always would last about two hours in the morning and two hours in the evening.  Otherwise, one could travel at a reasonable rate of speed during the day. Today, those metrics to measure...

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Speaking of Our Children

April 14, 2016
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 Suffolk District Attorney Dan Conley, Sheriff Steve Tompkins, and U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz were all in East Boston last week — not to announce the roundup of gang members — but to celebrate the completion by the seventh graders at the Umana School of the Overcoming Violence/Your Future Your Decision program. This is the...

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YMCA Breakfast A Huge Success

April 14, 2016
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The annual YMCA Reach Out Campaign Breakfast that was held last Thursday was a huge success with more than 500 people in attendance. When this many people come together and contribute to an organization, then you can realize how important that organization, in this case the YMCA, is to the fabric and health of...

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Sports 04-13-2016

April 14, 2016
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Suffolk University baseball settles into new homefield at East Boston Memorial Stadium By John Lynds The Suffolk University baseball season is in full swing and the team is settling nicely to its first season playing on a new homefield at East Boston Memorial Stadium. The team is 17-5 so far this season, led by...

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Obituaries 04-13-2016

April 14, 2016
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Nancy Zeuli Of East Boston Nancy R. (Rosati) Zeuli of East Boston passed away on Sunday, April 10. She was 98 years old. The cherished daughter of the late Agostino and Rosina (DiGiusto) Rosati, she was the beloved wife of the late Michael Zeuli; loving mother of Sheila Mastrangelo and her husband, Frank of...

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East Boston YMCA Annual Breakfast to be Held Thursday Morning

April 7, 2016
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East Boston YMCA Annual Breakfast to be Held Thursday Morning

By John Lynds Last month, Massport kicked off the East Boston YMCA’s annual capital campaign efforts with a donation of $25,000. The Y’s capital campaign will culminate in the agency’s annual breakfast fundraiser on Thursday, April 7 at 7:30 a.m. at the Logan Hilton Hotel. Last year, the YMCA raised well above their $140,000...

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Date Set for the 16th Annual East Boston Open Studios

April 7, 2016
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Date Set for the 16th Annual East Boston Open Studios

By John Lynds Part of what has made East Boston a wonderful place in which to live is the neighborhood’s flourishing artist community. The East Boston’s Artist Group at 80 Border St., renovated a decade ago by the East Boston Community Development Corp., is unlike any other art gallery or studio in Boston. Here...

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U.S. and District Attorneys Urge Umana Kids to Reject Violence

April 7, 2016
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U.S. and District Attorneys Urge Umana Kids to Reject Violence

By John Lynds In front of a packed auditorium of seventh graders Monday at the Mario Umana Academy, U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz, District Attorney Dan Conley and Sheriff Steve Tompkins celebrated the students recent completion of the Overcoming Violence/Your Future, Your Decision program. The program, a collaboration between Conley and Tompkins’ Overcoming Violence program...

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