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Another Successful Eastie Pride Day

August 20, 2015
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Eastie Pride Day was launched in 1988 in response to the wave of urban flight from Boston during the 1970s and 1980s. In Eastie, many Italians and Irish took off for the suburban towns of Saugus, Peabody and Revere while the burgeoning new Latino and Asian population were stripped of mentors and neighbors to...

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Knights Sweep Rockies, Advance to YBLCS

August 20, 2015
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The East Boston Knights sweep their way into the Yawkey League Championship Series for the first time in team history. With a 5 to 0 victory the Knights will now face the defending champion Somerville Alibrandis on Wednesday in game 1 of a best of 7 series. After grinding out a 3 to 1...

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Obituaries 08-19-2015

August 20, 2015
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Theresa LaBella Of Winthrop Theresa (Lanzilli) LaBella of Winthrop, formerly of West Bridgewater, passed away on August 17. She was the loving daughter of the late Nicholas and Leona (Foss) Lanzilli; beloved wife of the late Anthony LaBella; dear sister of Helen Antenucci and her late husband, Nicholas, Nicholas Lanzilli and his wife, Lucinda,...

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Beach Art

August 14, 2015
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Beach Art

San Francisco-based artist Andres Amador, who has been working on beach art since 2004, joined resident Saturday at Constitution Beach to create a gigantic piece of geometric public sand art.

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Stay Safe

August 14, 2015
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After the long and cold winter that we experienced, all of us are taking every opportunity to get outdoors this summer.  However, everyone (including our children) needs to take a moment before dashing outside in view of the warning recently issued by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health that raises the West Nile Virus...

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Letter to the Editor

August 14, 2015
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What will this accomplish?    The Boston City Council is currently debating the idea of purchasing BodyCams for its police officers while on duty. Several large cities across the nation are having the same debate. Critics across the country believe these cameras are necessary to catch rogue law-breaking cops. Their criticism stems from a...

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Work Still Needs to be Done

August 14, 2015
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The story last week that Constitution Beach is not as usable as it was last year is a bit disturbing (although the beach still is ranked among the top 10 cleanest beaches from Nahant to Nantasket). The culprit is the old pipes that take excess drain water from homes and businesses and dump them...

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Saving Millions

August 14, 2015
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Mayor Martin Walsh and the Boston Department of Public Works are to be congratulated for seizing the opportunity to convert about 70% of the city’s street lighting into LED lights. The initial cost for this project was estimated to be just north of $15 million.  However, between the special federal grant program and savings,...

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Obituaries 08-12-2015

August 14, 2015
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Iapicca Assunta Capodanno Of Medford, formerly of East Boston Iapicca Assunta Capodanno of Medford, formerly of East Boston, passed away on August 3. The loving daughter of the late Michael and Carmalinda (Vitale) Capodanno, she was the cherished sister of Maria Sodano and her late husband, Luigi of Winthrop, Licia Biasella and her husband,...

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American Legion Playground

August 5, 2015
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American Legion Playground

Mayor Martin Walsh joins the East Boston community in cutting the ribbon last Wednesday on the newly rehabbed American Legion Playground.

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