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Obituaries 11-19-2014

November 19, 2014
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Irene DeMarco Of East Boston  Irene M. (Amoroso) DeMarcoof East Boston died on November 16. She was the beloved wife of the late Eugene F. DeMarco; devoted mother of Eugene and his wife, Melissa of New Hampshire, Kenneth, Ronald and Steven DeMarco, all of East Boston; dear sister of Paul Amoroso of Revere, Lorraine...

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Congratulations Rep. Basile

November 18, 2014
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We congratulate State Representative Carlo Basile on his victory in the Nov. 4 election. East Boston voters gave Rep. Basile a solid victory against a well-known opponent, Celeste Ribeiro Myers. The fact is that Carlo Basile has been a very effective legislator, working hard in his seven years in office representing the best interests...

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A Successful Season for East Boston Boys Soccer

November 18, 2014
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East Boston boys soccer coach Lorenzo Di Benedetto has built one of the best programs in the city and his 2014 team will be remembered as one of the school’s all-time best. The team is a champion in every sense – the Jets captured both the division title and city championship. His players brought...

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Massachusetts has Become a Leader for Veterans

November 18, 2014
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Veterans Day gives us the opportunity to come together as a community and reaffirm ourselves to supporting veterans and upholding the ideals they have fought so valiantly for. This week I had the honor to join in Winthrop and Revere’s Veterans Day services and, in paying tribute, was reminded of the work that lies...

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Stop & Shop to Deliver 250 turkeys to YMCA Nov. 13

November 18, 2014
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Stop & Shop’s Turkey Express trucks will deliver 250 turkeys to the YMCA of East Boston in time for Thanksgiving. The delivery is one of eight stops on Stop & Shop’s Turkey Express route throughout New England and one of 16 across the Northeast. As it celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, Stop &...

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Sports 11-12-2014

November 18, 2014
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EBHS boys soccer falls to Acton-Boxboro in double overtime By Cary Shuman One of the most successful soccer seasons in East Boston High School history came to an end in a heartbreaking 4-3 loss to Acton-Boxboro in double overtime in the quarterfinal round of the Division 1 North Sectionals. Acton-Boxboro scored the “golden goal”...

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Obituaries 11-12-2014

November 18, 2014
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Frank Porfido Of Virginia, formerly of East Boston Frank J. Porfido of Virginia, formerly of East Boston, died on October 31. The beloved son of Adeline R. (Guidara) and the late Frank D. Porfido, he was the cherished brother of Stephen W. and his wife, Catherine (Ferrante) Porfido; uncle of Stephen, Gianna, Julia and...

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Menino Leaves Lasting Legacy in Eastie: Mayor Thomas Menino was a Great Friend to the Business Community

November 10, 2014
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Menino Leaves Lasting Legacy in Eastie: Mayor Thomas Menino was a Great Friend to the Business Community

Former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino is being remembered as a great friend to the local business community, having brought his administration’s successful citywide Main Streets program to East Boston while aiding dozens of local businesses during his 21 years in office. Max Gruner, executive director of East Boston Main Streets, a program that...

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Mayor Tom Menino

November 10, 2014
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The passing this week of former, long-time Boston Mayor Thomas Menino truly removes from our lives a man whose devotion to his city and its people was second to none. The incredible outpouring of genuine sadness and respect expressed by persons from all walks of life and from stations high and low bore witness...

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Menino was a Champion for Our Health Centers and Neighborhoods

November 10, 2014
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Just a few years ago, Maverick Square was not a place people were eager to visit.  Despite the steady presence of a blue line station and some businesses, it lacked vitality.  At the heart of Maverick Square was a gaping hole: an old, worn parking lot where commuters, who would drive in from the...

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