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Neighborhood Gem Coletta Receives East Boston Kiwanian of the Year Award

October 1, 2015
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Neighborhood Gem Coletta Receives East Boston Kiwanian of the Year Award

Edmund J. “Ed” Coletta Jr. has been a dedicated member of the Kiwanis Club of East Boston for 28 years and a highly respected leader in the community for a period of time even longer than that. Saturday night at Spinelli’s before a large, spirited gathering of family, friends, current and former colleagues, East...

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Community News Briefs

October 1, 2015
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East Boston Main Streets (EBMS) hosted Merchant Meeting on Liquor Licenses East Boston Main Streets hosted its monthly Merchant Meeting last Wednesday, September 23rd at the Community Room at 127 Maverick St.  This was the final in a series of monthly meetings to discuss liquor licenses.  Bringing together over 35 attendees representing 18 distinct...

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Honoring Ed Coletta Was a Great Night

October 1, 2015
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The East Boston Kiwanian of the Year Dinner Saturday night at Spinelli’s was a very special occasion. There was a lot of warmth and a festive, upbeat atmosphere in the hall as Kiwanians and friends honored Edmund J. “Ed” Coletta as Kiwanian of the Year for 2015. Ed was clearly touched by the outpouring...

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Malden/East Boston Youth Hockey Summary

October 1, 2015
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This week, we feature the Squirts, who came out of the weekend with the only win for MEB, with the other teams having some tough outings against tougher opponents. On Saturday afternoon in West Roxbury, playing with a shortened bench, the MEB Squirts (9-10 Years Old) overcame a sluggish start to extend their winning...

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Obituaries 09-30-2015

October 1, 2015
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Bianchina Caggiano Retired clothing industry seamstress Bianchina (Grieci) Caggiano of Revere died on September 27. She was 94 years old. Mrs. Caggiano, who worked many years as a seamstress in the clothing industry, was the beloved wife of the late Alessandro; devoted mother of Carmela D’Andrea and her husband, Attilio and Julia Cilano and...

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Funding Received

September 25, 2015
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Funding Received

Governor Charlie Baker announces that NOAH’s Coppersmith Village project will recieve state funding during a ceremony last week.

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FBI,Revere Police Break Up Revere and Eastie Drug Ring:Local Auto Body with Sordid Past Implicated

September 25, 2015
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The Auto Doctor on Bennington Street can add alleged involvement in a drug ring operation broken up by the FBI and Revere Police to its troubled existence. The auto body shop at 1181 Bennington St. is slated to be sold and developed into high-end rental apartments and that plan couldn’t come fast enough for...

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Mother,Boyfriend Due Back in Court Oct. 20

September 25, 2015
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Michael Patrick McCarthy, 35, of Quincy, and his girlfriend Rachelle D. Bond, 40, both of 115 Maxwell St., Dorchester were arraigned in Dorchester District Court Monday morning on charges of the death of toddler Bella Bond. McCarthy is being held without bail and Bond is being held on $1 million...

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Letter to the Editor

September 25, 2015
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COP’S LIVES MATTER Dear Editor, Be them Black, White, Hispanic or Asian,  these men and women in blue who protect and serve our community 24/7 have been neglected and disrespected long enough. It’s time for the residents of our community and the entire City of Boston to speak up and openly support these valiant...

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Richard Gavegnano is A True East Boston Success Story

September 25, 2015
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Richard J. Gaveganano is a true American success story that began right here in the East Boston community. And Thursday night the East Boston Chamber of Commerce will present a special event, “Life on Neptune Road” in honor of Gavegnano, the chairman, chief executive officer, and president of the East Boston Savings Bank. The...

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