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Obituaries 03-11-2015

March 11, 2015
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Ronald Sicotte Of East Boston Ronald J. Sicotte of East Boston died unexpectedly on March 8. Navy Veran of Viet Nam. Member Star of the Sea Mens Club. He was the beloved husband of Marianne (D’Addio) Sicotte; devoted father of David Sicotte of East Boston and Mark Sicotte of Revere; dear brother of Francis...

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Madaro is Democratic Nominee for State Rep

March 4, 2015
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Adrian Madaro won the Democratic primary in the special election for East Boston’s state representative seat on Tuesday. Madaro topped the field of candidates with 1,422 votes. Joe Ruggiero was second with  1,188 votes, followed by Edward Deveau 646, Lou Scapicchio, 204 and Camilo Hernandez with 193 votes. At his victory party last night,...

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Eastie Native Vinny Prezioso is a Billboard Hit

March 4, 2015
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Eastie Native Vinny Prezioso is a Billboard Hit

If pop songwriter and producer, Vinny Prezioso, was stranded by the MBTA in Boston during a blizzard and forced to sculpt himself an igloo for shelter, he couldn’t survive without his acoustic guitar, laptop, and microphone. It would be a multi-story presidential suite of icy domes; complete with a television and two hot tubs...

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We Are One Community

March 4, 2015
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When hateful notes were found in the Shirley Avenue in Revere last week – notes that were threatening to Muslims – the city rallied and responded in an extraordinary way. First of all, the Revere Police responded to the situation with the utmost seriousness. While the specific threats on the notes, which purported to...

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Congratulations East Boston Hockey and Boys Basketball Teams on Their Successful Seasons

March 4, 2015
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We begin by joining the East Boston sports community in congratulating EBHS hockey coach Bob Anthony and his team on winning the 2015 Boston City League championship. The Jets’ overtime victory over Latin Academy truly was one of the highlights of the winter season for the EBHS athletic program. The team fought hard against...

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Sports 03-04-2015

March 4, 2015
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Eastie Jets lose heartbreaker 57-56 to St. John’s Prep The East Boston Jets boys basketball team lost a heartbreaker, 57-56, last Friday night, Feb. 27, during the Division 1 North quarterfinals against St. John’s Prep in Danvers. After keeping the score close most of the game, the Jets put on the afterburners and made...

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Obituaries 03-04-2015

March 4, 2015
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Suzanne ‘Sue’ Palma East Boston Community Activist Suzanne M. “Sue” Palma of East Boston died on February 28. Founder of East Boston Golden Age and the first woman president of the Kiwanis Club of East Boston, she moved on to be the the first female LT Governor of Division 14 of Kiwaniis. Sue was...

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Primary Countdown:Voters Go to Polls on Tuesday in Democratic Primary

February 25, 2015
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The five candidates for the Democratic nomination for the East Boston state representative seat are in the final week of their campaigns heading in to the primary election set for this Tuesday, March 3. Ed Deveau, Camilo Hernandez, Adrian Madaro, Joe Ruggiero, and Lou Scapicchio are contending for the seat previously held by Carlo...

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Hernandez Seeks State Representative Post

February 25, 2015
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Camilo Hernandez officially announces his candidacy for State Representative for the 1st Suffolk District.  The following is his statement: “It is a pleasure to announce my candidacy as State Representative for the 1st Suffolk District (East Boston). It is time that the voices of the residents are heard. It is time that our community...

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Get Out and Vote for State Representative on Tuesday March 3

February 25, 2015
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We in East Boston are very fortunate that we have five very qualified Democratic candidates who are seeking the nomination for state representative in the primary election set for this Tuesday, March 3. The candidates are Ed Deveau, Camilo Hernandez, Adrian Madaro, Joe Ruggiero, and Lou Scapicchio. All five candidates have been working very...

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