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Madaro Wins Handily: Elected State Representative in Tuesday’s Vote

April 2, 2015
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Madaro Wins Handily: Elected State Representative in Tuesday’s Vote

Adrian Madaro was elected to the First Suffolk District seat in the Massachusetts House of Representatives in a special election Tuesday in East Boston. Madaro, the Democratic nominee, garnered  90  percent of the vote in besting Independent candidate Joanne Pomodoro. Madaro, a 26-year-old lifelong resident who holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from Tufts University,...

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Breakfast Fundraiser for Y Scheduled for this Thursday

April 2, 2015
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Breakfast Fundraiser for Y Scheduled for this Thursday

National studies show that the quality of care that infants and toddlers receive has a direct and long-lasting effect on a child’s healthy development and future success in school. Yet in Massachusetts, child care cost are among the highest in the nation and local Child Care Referral Agencies report that many parents are removing...

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Police Briefs 04-01-2015

April 2, 2015
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March 22 Jason Scully, 80 Frankfort St., East Boston, was arrested for assault and battery. March 23 Alvin Lewis, 25 Central Ave., Hyde Park, was arrested for willful & malicious destruction of property. March 25 James Curran, 111 Orient Ave., East Boston, was arrested for violation of restraining order. Misael Maldanado Reyes, 210 Bennington...

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Happy Passover

April 2, 2015
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We wish the members of the Jewish community a Happy Passover as the holiday begins at sundown Friday and continues for the next eight days. The celebration commences with Jewish families sitting down for the traditional Seder meal. Children have a special role in the Seder, with the youngest child at the table being...

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Easter Sunday

April 2, 2015
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On Sunday, many churches will be overflowing as parishioners go to church to celebrate Easter. Easter is always a magical time for children. As a family, we always held off hiding the Easter candy around the house until after Mass.  This action prompted our youngest to go to church a few years back and...

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Sports 04-01-2015

April 2, 2015
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EB Little League opens season April 18 By Cary Shuman Chucky Cassaro, president of East Boston Little League (EBLL), is hopeful that the local youth baseball organization can open its 2015 season on Saturday, April 18. “We originally planned for April 4 but we pushed it back two weeks because of the weather,” said...

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Obituaries 04-01-2015

April 2, 2015
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Alfred Ruggiero Of East Boston Alfred Ruggiero of East Boston passed away on March 26. He was 85 years old. A US Army veteran of the Korean War, he was the loving father of Jennifer Schrieken and her husband, Steven of Texas; cherished grandfather of Steven Jr and Eric Schrieken and great-grandfather of Violet...

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Madaro or Pomodoro? East Boston Voters Set to Pick Their New State Representative March 31

March 25, 2015
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Madaro or Pomodoro? East Boston Voters Set to Pick Their New State Representative March 31

East Boston voters will head to the polls Tuesday to select Adrian Madaro or Joanne T. Pomodoro as their new state representative. Madaro, 26, former chief of staff to State Rep. Carlo Basile, defeated four other candidates in a hard-fought primary March 3 to become the Democratic nominee for the seat previously held by...

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Community: News Briefs

March 25, 2015
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East Boston “K” Trust 2015 College Scholarships The East Boston “K” Trust is now accepting college scholarship applications from qualified high school seniors.   Applications are accepted from all high school seniors who are East Boston residents (one year minimum) regardless of where they attend high school. The only residency exception is for seniors who...

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Police Briefs 03-25-2015

March 25, 2015
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March 15 Arnaldo Javier Serrano-Marquez, 11 Marion St., East Boston, was arrested for operating motor vehicle without license. March 16 Rene Padilla, 69 Vallar Rd., East Boston, was arrested for assault and battery March 17 Anthony Giugliano, 669 Saratoga St., East Boston, was arrested for assault and battery. Youssef Benlmir, Homeless, East Boston, was...

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