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MEB Hockey Roundup

December 20, 2013
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It was another great week of M.E.B. Youth Hockey. Don’t forget the new session of our Learn-to-Skate and Play Hockey classes begin on January 12th and make a great Christmas gift. See our website for details. Mite K (5-8 Years Old) Malden/East Boston 5, Agawam 7 Kasabuski Arena, Saugus MA Jake Simpson had a...

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Obituaries 12-18-2013

December 20, 2013
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Margaret Lopilato Of Winthrop, Formerly of East Boston Margaret ( Luongo) Lopilato of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, passed away December 14 at the East Pointe Rehabilitation Center in Chelsea. She was in her 94th year. A housewife, Margaret was a member of the Confraternity of Christian Mothers of Our Lady of Mt Carmel...

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Compromise Keeps Casino Proposal at Revere’s Suffolk Downs Site Alive

December 11, 2013
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While many were expecting a finite decision by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) on Tuesday afternoon considering the Revere-only casino, the Commissioners instead surprised everyone by agreeing to a very detailed compromise that will allow the proposal to go forward with a caveat. The caveat being that Revere must take another vote for the...

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Chamber Tree Lighting

December 11, 2013
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The annual Chamber Tree Lighting and Holiday Parade is something that the entire community looks forward to every year. But it’s the dozens of volunteers and Chamber members that make it possible. Each year, people like Pat Todisco of Todisco Towing decorate his fleet of trucks and pulls Santa through the neighborhood from Condor...

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Library Plaque

December 11, 2013
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The plaque that adorned the former Meridian Street Branch Library naming East Boston as the first community to ever hold a publicly funded branch of the Boston Public Library will be hung at the new library–as well it should. Kudos to the East Boston Friends of the Library group for keeping a watchful eye...

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MEB Hockey Roundup

December 11, 2013
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It was a strong showing for M.E.B. Hockey last weekend. Don’t forget the new session of our Learn-to-Skate and Play Hockey classes begin on January 12th and make a great Christmas gift. See our website for details. Mite S  (5-8 Years Old) Malden/East Boston 4, Cambridge 3 Ryan Jones and Preston Tully had two...

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Obituaries 12-11-2013

December 11, 2013
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Anna Dello Russo Accomplished Woman with Many Artistic Talents Anna ( Indorato ) Dello Russo of Boxford, formerly of Winthrop and East Boston, passed away in Topsfield, surrounded by her family, on December 6. She was in her 90th year. Anna was an accomplished women. She was a clothing designer, a floral arranger, a...

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Lending a Helping Hand

December 4, 2013
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Lending a Helping Hand

Mayor-elect Marty Walsh pitches in during Representative Carlo Basile’s annual Thanksgiving Day dinner for low-income residents in East Boston. Walsh spent over an hour in Eastie handing out meals to families in Eastie.

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Orient Heights MBTA Station

December 4, 2013
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Orient Heights MBTA station was the forgotten child in the MBTA’s Blue Line modernization project. As Wood Island, Suffolk Downs, Airport and Maverick stations were all refurbished, the first two mentioned in rapid succession, budget woes and state fiscal problems in the early 2000s stalled the latter. While the economy rebounded in the mid-2000s,...

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Marty Walsh

December 4, 2013
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Putting political differences aside is never an easy thing but Mayor-elect Marty Walsh showed he is a man above the fray. Last week Walsh reached out to Representative Carlo Basile, who was a supporter of John Connolly during the Mayor’s race, and told the Eastie rep he wanted to help out at Basile’s annual...

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