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Guest Opinion

July 14, 2015
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Reaffirm commitment to soundproofing homes Department of Transportation/Federal Aviation Administration New England Region 12 New England Executive Park Burlington, MA. 01803 ATTN: Allan Goldsher Dear Mr. Goldsher: We, the elected representatives of East Boston, an airport host community, are writing this letter to outline our concerns regarding the meeting at the Massachusetts State Transportation...

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Suffolk University Partnership Will Boost East Boston Athletics

July 14, 2015
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The signing of an agreement between Suffolk University and the City of Boston that allows the university’s sports teams to use East Boston Memorial Stadium for home games and practices, but more importantly for the University to maintain and improve the stadium for all East Boston athletes, comes as welcome news. First we commend...

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Obituaries 07-08-2015

July 14, 2015
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Virginia DiLorenzo Wife of late state representative Virginia (DeMarco) DiLorenzo of East Boston, passed away on Friday, July 3. Virginia’s greatest joys were spending time with George and her family and shopping at Filenes Basement in Boston. She was the beloved wife of the late former Massachusetts State Representative George E. DiLorenzo; loving mother...

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Hilton Garden Inn to Open in East Boston

July 3, 2015
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Hilton Garden Inn to Open in East Boston

Kevin J. Buchanan, general manager of the Hilton Garden Inn Boston Logan Airport, located at 100 Boardman St., stands outside the new hotel that is set to open later this month.

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Leave Fireworks to the Professionals on This Fourth of July

July 3, 2015
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What would the 4th of July be without fireworks?  A little less busy in hospital emergency rooms.  The nation’s emergency physicians urge you to celebrate the country’s birthday by using common sense when it comes to the potential dangers of fireworks.  We see many injuries in the ER due to fireworks around the 4th...

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Take Advantage of All Our Parks Have to Offer

July 3, 2015
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Now that summer is here, I would like to share with you the free events and programs offered to City residents of all ages by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department. As a boy growing up in Dorchester, I learned how important our parks and playgrounds are to the families of our City. We...

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Letter to the Editor

July 3, 2015
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No to the alcohol sales tax increase Dear Editor, I am writing to express my opposition to the proposed 2 percent tax increase on all alcohol sales in the City of Boston. Below I have listed just a few reasons why I am against this proposal. -Nearly 50 percent of the average cost of...

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Enjoy a Safe and Sane Fourth of July

July 3, 2015
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Although the long-range weather forecast seems to indicate that Mother Nature will not be very cooperative for the upcoming Fourth of July weekend (unseasonably cool temperatures with a good chance of rain in our area), we’re sure that all of our fellow Americans will find a way to celebrate the holiday in appropriate fashion....

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Obituaries 07-01-2015

July 3, 2015
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Carol Correia Of East Boston Carol A. Correia of East Boston passed away on June 23. She was 57 years old. She was the cherished daughter of Florence (Catrone) Correia of East Boston and her late father Antonio J. Correia; loving sister of Anthony Correia and his wife, Lourdes of East Boston and Janice...

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Ahoy There … Shiver My Timbers

June 25, 2015
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Ahoy There … Shiver My Timbers

Storyteller Norah Dooley waxed poetic about Pirate adventures on the high seas – as well as the possibility of buried treasure – on Constitution Beach last Thursday evening during a Save the Harbor/Save the Bay, Eastie YMCA and Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) campfire program. Some of the youngsters were lucky enough to...

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