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James Caruso Dies Suddenly

March 6, 2013
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James Caruso Dies Suddenly

James Caruso, a longtime educator and volunteer in the community has died. Mr. Caruso passed away unexpectedly on Monday, February 25. He was 55. Mr. Caruso was born and raised in East Boston and lived his entire life in the Jeffries Point area. Mr. Caruso was graduate of St. Dominic Savio and would later...

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Federal Sequester

March 6, 2013
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The deadline passed last Friday when mandated cuts to the federal programs started to take place. While many entitlements that are the budget busters were spared, the across the board budget cuts hit programs in public schools, transportation, the military and Head Start.  Mayor Thomas M. Menino is assessing the impact of the cuts...

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Market Caf

March 6, 2013
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The Noviellos have done it again. It seems everything Paul and Freddy touch turns to gold and their new business venture in Maverick Square at the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center dubbed Market Caf’ is sure to follow suit. The new café is a departure from their landmark location Meridian Market. While its obvious...

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Eastie Soccer Athlete-poetry Scholars off to New York

March 6, 2013
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Two East Boston Elementary Students are going to New York City to represent America SCORES Boston at the 7th Annual America SCORES National Poetry Slam on April 8th 2013. Diana G. from the Patrick J Kennedy School and Geovanni S. from the Donald McKay K-8 School will represent the city of Boston at the poetry event...

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Obituaries 03-06-2013

March 6, 2013
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Alfred DePierro Of Stoneham, formerly of East Boston Alfred DePierro of Stoneham, formerly of East Boston, died on February 26. A US Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War, he was the beloved husband of the late Julia (Contie) DePierro with whom he shared 62 years of marriage; loving father of Alfred DePierro, Jr....

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John Connolly

March 1, 2013
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In Eastie John Connolly has always received tremendous support, but voters will now have to decide who their loyalty rests with if Mayor Thomas Menino announces he’s in for another term. Last time around, Connolly topped the at-Large ticket with 1,183 and in 2009 he topped the ticket in the city with 51,308 and...

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Eastie Watch: East Boston Democratic Caucus

March 1, 2013
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East Boston Democrats will hold a Democratic Caucus to select 2013 Convention Delegates on March 2, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Paris Street Community Center. The purpose of the caucus is to pick convention delegates to nominate candidates for 2013 U.S. Senate Democratic primary. All registered Democrats in East Boston are eligible to participate...

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Police Briefs 02-27-2013

March 1, 2013
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February 17, 2013 A Hispanic male of East Boston was arrested and charged with domestic assault. February 18, 2013 No Arrest. February 19, 2013 Chris Leone of 68 Washington Avenue, Winthrop was arrested and charged with breaking & entering. Jamey Bosco of 150 Bremen Street, East Boston was arrested and charged with distribution of...

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Obituaries 02-27-2013

March 1, 2013
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Antonino ‘Nino’ Parrinello Of East Boston Antonino “Nino” Parrinello died on February 23. Born and raised in Marsala, Sicily and arriving in East Boston in 1970, he was the beloved husband of the late Paola “lina” (Caimi) Parrinello; loving father of Frank Parrinello and his wife, Lisa of Danvers, Rosanna Paolini and her husband,...

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The Cold Temperatures

February 20, 2013
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We were spoiled after last week’s balmy temperatures.  We agree that the Blizzard of 2013 was not much fun especially if you had to do the snow shoveling, but the temperatures last week were enjoyable.  But Sunday and Monday came and back into the deep freeze we went. Of course for many of us,...

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