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Stay Safe

August 14, 2015
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After the long and cold winter that we experienced, all of us are taking every opportunity to get outdoors this summer.  However, everyone (including our children) needs to take a moment before dashing outside in view of the warning recently issued by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health that raises the West Nile Virus...

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Letter to the Editor

August 14, 2015
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What will this accomplish?    The Boston City Council is currently debating the idea of purchasing BodyCams for its police officers while on duty. Several large cities across the nation are having the same debate. Critics across the country believe these cameras are necessary to catch rogue law-breaking cops. Their criticism stems from a...

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Work Still Needs to be Done

August 14, 2015
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The story last week that Constitution Beach is not as usable as it was last year is a bit disturbing (although the beach still is ranked among the top 10 cleanest beaches from Nahant to Nantasket). The culprit is the old pipes that take excess drain water from homes and businesses and dump them...

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Saving Millions

August 14, 2015
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Mayor Martin Walsh and the Boston Department of Public Works are to be congratulated for seizing the opportunity to convert about 70% of the city’s street lighting into LED lights. The initial cost for this project was estimated to be just north of $15 million.  However, between the special federal grant program and savings,...

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Obituaries 08-12-2015

August 14, 2015
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Iapicca Assunta Capodanno Of Medford, formerly of East Boston Iapicca Assunta Capodanno of Medford, formerly of East Boston, passed away on August 3. The loving daughter of the late Michael and Carmalinda (Vitale) Capodanno, she was the cherished sister of Maria Sodano and her late husband, Luigi of Winthrop, Licia Biasella and her husband,...

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American Legion Playground

August 5, 2015
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American Legion Playground

Mayor Martin Walsh joins the East Boston community in cutting the ribbon last Wednesday on the newly rehabbed American Legion Playground.

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Community News Briefs

August 5, 2015
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Local BURGER KING restaurant participating:  Burger King at 944 Bennington Street, East Boston With each contribution, customers will receive a promotion card with prizes ranging from an all-inclusive trip from TNT Vacations powered by Funjet Vacations, a hot tub from New England Spas, a Sea-Doo(r) personal watercraft, American Airlines AAdvantage(r) miles, theme park tickets,...

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Congratulations,East Boston Little League

August 5, 2015
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We congratulate the East Boston Little League All-Star team on winning the District 12 championship in the Jimmy Fund Tournament this past weekend in Melrose. This impressive victory over teams from larger communities was the result of a total team effort by the manager, Chucky Cassaro, the coaches, Krysten Hunt and Frank DiNublia, and...

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Obituaries 08-05-2015

August 5, 2015
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Jason ‘Jay’ Clark Of Chelsea, formerly of East Boston Jason “Jay” Clark of Chelsea, formerly of East Boston, died suddenly on July 30 at the age of 36. Jay was a graduate of East Boston High School, class of ‘98 and a past member of the Salesian Boys and Girls Club. He was the...

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Looking for the Perfect Berry

July 29, 2015
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Looking for the Perfect Berry

A young East Boston boy was helping his mom pick out some fresh fruit at last Wednesday’s East Boston Farmer Market at Lewis Mall. The Market will run from now until October each Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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