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Wynn Teams With Bruins to Donate Youth Hockey Helmets

December 10, 2015
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Wynn Everett announced that it has partnered with the Boston Bruins to purchase 140 Bauer hockey helmets that will be donated to several local high school hockey teams. The helmets will be distributed to hockey players from Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, East Boston High School (where Charlestown students play), Everett High School, Malden...

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Obituaries 12-09-2015

December 10, 2015
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Louis Spada Of East Boston Louis L. Spada of East Boston passed away peacefully on December 7. A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was the beloved husband of the late Margaret (Pessia) Spada; devoted father of Maria Hanton of East Boston and Leonard Spada and his wife, Elizabeth of Middleton; cherished...

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Thanksgiving 2015 in East Boston

December 3, 2015
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Thanksgiving 2015 in East Boston

A very Happy Thanksgiving. Frank Gerardi and John Cannata enjoy their Thanksgiving Day meal last Thursday at Sacred Heart Church as part of Rep. Adrian Madaro Thanksgiving Day Dinner benefit.

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Gove St.Assoc Votes to Support Loftel project

December 3, 2015
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By Cary Shuman The Gove Street Citizens Association (GSCA) voted by a 30-4 margin at its monthly meeting Monday to support the construction of the Loftel Boston hotel on the site of a former factory at 151 Porter St., which is at the corner of Orleans Street. Members of the GSCA cast their ballots...

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ISD Commissioner Speaks at Gove St. Assoc. Meeting

December 3, 2015
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By Cary Shuman William Christopher Jr., commissioner of the Inspectional Services Department (ISD) for the City of Boston, gave an informative talk about the workings of the department and the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals Monday at a meeting of the Gove Street Citizens Association. Christopher, an architect, said over the past 18 months...

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Trolley Tour Scheduled for December 6

December 3, 2015
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh  announced the schedule for this year’s 20th Anniversary Mayor’s Trolley Tour& Enchanted Tree Lightings occurring on Sunday, December 6 at 4 p.m. in Maverick Square, East Boston. “We are fortunate in the City of Boston to have a community that celebrates its cultural diversity, but also comes together to unite...

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Christmas Concert Set at St. Anthony’s

December 3, 2015
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Nearly 40 years ago, St. Anthony’s Church hosted the second “Sounds of Christmas” concert in Revere—the first having been held at Revere High in 1976.  Since then, the concert has been a wonderful tradition in the magnificent church, and the tradition continues this Sunday when the North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra once again assembles around...

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Letter to the Editor

December 3, 2015
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Special thanks to Ladder 2/Engine 9 from the Sumner Street Firehouse Dear Editor Thanksgiving Day brings reflection of all the things and people in life that we are thankful for. This Thanksgiving Day we had so much to be thankful for due to the actions of some pretty special people. Our day started out...

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Jets Take Off Over South Boston with Convincing 41-8 Win on Thanksgiving Day

December 3, 2015
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The East Boston High School football team ended their season with a 41-8 win over South Boston at White Stadium on Thanksgiving morning.  The Jets led 29-0 at the end of the first and 41-0 at the half.  Having a good time for East Boston was Joel Pastrana, scoring the first touchdown with a...

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Obituaries 12-02-2015

December 3, 2015
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Felix Sordello Retired machinist; veteran of two wars Felix Sordello of Revere, formerly of East Boston and Keene NH, died on November 28 at the Bedford VA Hospital.  Felix served in the US Coast Guard in two wars – World War II and the Korean Conflict. Before retirement, he worked many years as a...

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