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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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Police Briefs 01-16-2013

January 16, 2013
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January 6, 2013 Luis Serrano of 28 Trenton Street, East Boston was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct & possession of Class A drugs with intent to distribute. Ivan Hurtado of 23 Kenilworth Street, Malden was arrested and charged with unarmed breaking & entering and destruction of personal property. Juan Suarez of 286 Lexington...

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Obituaries 01-16-2013

January 16, 2013
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Marie Margaret Materazzo Of East Boston Marie Margaret Materazzo of East Boston died on January 6. She was in her 102nd year. She was a member of St. Francis 3rd Order of Mt. Carmel Church, East Boston. The cherished daughter of the late Giacomo and Anna (Zaccheo) Materazzo, she was the dear sister of...

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East Boston School Featured in Nationally-Televised Mass

January 9, 2013
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East Boston School Featured in Nationally-Televised Mass

On Monday, January 7, 2013, Father Domurat of East Boston and students from the East Boston Central Catholic School celebrated Mass in the CatholicTV studios in Watertown. The Daily Mass airs live each day at 9:30 a.m. and is rebroadcast at 7 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. the same day. Students Gabriella Ribeiro and Marina Ribeiro...

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Fire on a Plane

January 9, 2013
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Fire on a Plane

Boston Fire Department firefighters were called in to assist the Massport Fire Department in putting out a fire aboard a Japan Airlines at Logan International Airport in East Boston on Monday. The fire occurred shortly after the plane landed at Logan and all the passengers had disembarked.

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Vice-President Sal Lamattina

January 9, 2013
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Eastie’s Boston City Councillor Sal LaMattina has once again shown his political acumen with his colleagues in government by being named the vice-president of the Boston City Council by Boston City Council President Steven Murphy. LaMattina might well have been the Boston City Council president himself this time around if he hadn’t deferred to...

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