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Obituaries 02-06-2013

February 6, 2013
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Edward Palumbo Retired US Postal Clerk Edward F. Palumbo, a 20 year resident of Lynn, formerly of East Boston, died unexpectedly on January 31 at the Union Hospital in Lynn. He was 68 years old. Born in Everett, he lived in East Boston for most of his life and was a 1962 graduate of...

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The Way of the Future

January 30, 2013
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In the days before Proposition 2 ½ crippled local cities and towns, the thought of having private funds being raised to maintain and improve public recreational spaces would have been considered ludicrous.  However as the expression goes: that was then and this is now. What brings this to mind is the recent positive local...

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Eastie Aqua Jets Fall to Latin in Annual Rivalry

January 30, 2013
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The annual rivalry between the coach for the East Boston High School co-ed swim team, Dave Arinella, and the coach for Latin Academy co-ed swim team, Mark Thomas, took place Monday in East Boston. Nothing brings the best out of the swimmers on both teams than this annual meet. “The rivalry is strong,” said...

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Obituaries 01-30-2013

January 30, 2013
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Florence McAdams Member of the Winthrop Catholic Women’s Club and the Winthrop Senior Center Florence M. McAdams of Lincoln Street, Winthrop passed away suddenly at the Massachusetts General Hospital on January 26. She was 66 years old. Born in Manhattan, she was the beloved daughter of the late Grace M. (Hendrickson) and Michael Lynch....

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Residential Taxes and Exemptions Are on the Rise

January 23, 2013
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While the average tax bill for a single-family home in the city has climbed more than 5 percent in fiscal ’13, an increase in residential exemption will help Boston residents alleviate the burden. The average tax bill for a single-family home spiked to $3,480, marking a $175 increase over the previous fiscal year, while...

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A Well Deserved Tribute: Presentation by Vets to Rep. Basile is a Fitting Recognition of His Fine Work

January 23, 2013
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The presentation by the Massachusetts Veterans Service Officers Association to State Representative Carlo Basile as the group’s Legislator of the Year last week for his work for veterans across the state was a well deserved honor. Rep. Basile’s efforts on behalf of our veterans have been second to none. His bill to provide financial...

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Remembering Rev. King: A Man Who Stood Up for the Rights of Everybody

January 23, 2013
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For those of us of a certain age, it is hard to imagine that 2013 will mark 45 years since the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King in Memphis while he was standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel. Recalling the news of his murder still brings chills and a deep sense...

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Obituaries 01-23-2013

January 23, 2013
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Edward Parow NE Tel Lineman and Member of VFW Edward B. Parow of East Boston, formerly of Chelsea, died at home on January 9. He was 71 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea and a graduate of Chelsea High School, he served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam, the National Guard and was...

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Four Are in Casino License Process

January 16, 2013
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Surprise and intrigue came late Tuesday for those following the casino discussion, with one mysterious proposal from Chicago develop Neil Bluhm joining proposals by Las Vegas gaming magnate Steve Wynn, Suffolk Downs owners and an older proposal in Milford as Phase I casino license applicants in Greater Boston – each paying a $400,000 licensing...

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Taste of Eastie: Event Definitely Worth Attending

January 16, 2013
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Eastie resident will be putting aside those post holiday and carb conscience diets Thursday night because in this neighborhood the annual Taste of Eastie is a local culinary tradition that brings the neighborhood and old friends together through food. The event’s success has long been attributed to its perfect blend of community, camaraderie and...

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