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Commitment to the People of East Boston

November 6, 2013
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The new East Boston Branch Library on Bremen Street is Mayor Thomas Menino’s parting gift to the neighborhood and it does not disappoint. In what will be one of his last public appearances in Eastie as Mayor of Boston, Menino was honored with a community room named after him in the library as elected...

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MEB Hockey Roundup

November 6, 2013
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Mite K (5-8 Years Old) Malden/East Boston 11, Melrose 12 Kasabuski Arena, Saugus MA The Mite K team dropped a close game to Melrose on Sunday 12-11. Cristian Monge played a great game in goal keeping the score close. Hat tricks for Chris Cecca, Jake Simpson, Jackie Summers, along with a pair of goals...

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Obituaries 11-06-2013

November 6, 2013
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Thomas McDonough Member of Local 4 Thomas E. McDonough of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on October 29. A US Navy veteran of World War II, he worked in construction and was a member of Local 4. Mr. McDonough was the beloved husband of the late Gloria (Scarpa) McDonough with whom he shared...

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Be Sure to Vote Tuesday

October 30, 2013
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When the Founding Fathers drew up our Constitution, the notion of a democratic form of government, in which every citizen was given the right to vote (although admittedly, citizenship in the late 18th century was conferred solely upon white males) was an almost-heretical concept in a world ruled by royals and oligarchs. However, more...

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Voters to Decide Casino Question

October 30, 2013
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Next Tuesday,  East Boston voters will be going to the polls to decide on the Suffolk Downs Casino proposal. The process has been a long time coming, starting more than six years ago since reperesentaives from Suffolk Downs first went into our community to tell residents about their project. To say that this is...

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Have a Safe Halloween

October 30, 2013
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Halloween is for children or the child in all of us. The thought of getting loads of free candy is sometimes just an overload as children race around the streets trying to make sure that they hit every house and get their treats. However, as fun as Halloween can be, there is also the...

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MEB Hockey Roundup

October 30, 2013
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Malden/East Boston hockey skates through another great week of games. Mite K(5-8 Years Old) Malden/East Boston 5, Dorchester 0 The Mite K team skated to a strong 5-0 victory in the Boston Mayor’s Cup Championship at Boston College Sunday morning. For the 4th straight tournament game Chris Hanifan posted the shutout. Jake Simpson had...

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Obituaries 10-30-2013

October 30, 2013
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Edward Martino Of Lynn, formerly of East Boston Edward Martino of Lynn, formerly of East Boston, died unexpectedly on October 26. The loving son of the late William and Florence (DeMattia) Martino, he was the devoted father of Jonathan and Nicholas Martino; dear brother of William Martino, Linda Quigley, Florence Martino, Donna Arone and...

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What Is next with Casino

October 25, 2013
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The onus is now on Suffolk Downs to convince the undecided voters in East Boston that the removal of Caesars Entertainment as their casino operator does not change the proposed casino project as a whole. Ballots have already been printed and a Host Community Agreement has been inked and with a little more than...

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Eastie Watch

October 25, 2013
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Rep Basile calls for calm At Monday’s Orient Heights Community meeting Representative Carlo Basile made a passionate plea for calm as the November 5 casino referendum vote approaches. “After November 5 we have to live together in this community so what I’m asking not as your state representative but as a human being—stop attacking...

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