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Obituaries 10-02-2013

October 2, 2013
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Peter Zirpolo, Jr. Self Employed Welder Peter A. Zirpolo, Jr. of Revere, formerly of Orient Heights East Boston, died on September 26 after battling terminal cancer with the greatest care at Cambridge Hospital with a special thank you to the attending staff in the Emergency Room and the ICU. He was 60 years old....

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Eastie Voters Back Connolly, Walsh Consalvo, Arroyo

September 25, 2013
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In the Mayor’s race Eastie voters went with John Connolly. Connolly recieved 1,214 votes from Eastie voters. Marty Walsh and Rob Consalvo where in a dead tie with 762 votes each. Felix Arroyo finished 4th among Eastie voters with 731 votes followed by Dan Conley with 731 votes.

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Boston Election

September 25, 2013
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First, we congratulate the two nominees for mayor who were chosen on Tuesday in the primary election. The campaigning by all candidates in the coming weeks will increase and voters should ask these candidates not only about their concerns, but also about the candidates’ visions for East Boston. East Boston voters are fortunate to...

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Knights Sweep Tribe; Punch Ticket to RRBL Finals

September 25, 2013
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For the 3rd consecutive year the Knights will be playing into October for a chance to win a championship. In fact the Knights have a chance to be the first team in RRBL history to accomplish the feat of a threepeat. After sweeping the Beverly Indians 2 games to none the Knights have now...

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Obituaries 09-25-2013

September 25, 2013
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Ruth Esther Dunne Lifelong East Boston Resident Ruth Esther (Clingen) Dunne, a lifelong East Boston resident, died at her home on September 19. She was in her 101st year. The beloved wife of the late Harry Dunne, she was the mother of Lillian Misiaszek, Walter Stephen Dunne, Norma Rivers and the late Robert H....

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Get out and Vote

September 18, 2013
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Next Tuesday, voters from across Boston will be going to the polls in a primary election to choose two candidates for mayor from a crowded field of 12 candidates. Ever since Mayor Thomas Menino announced in April that he would not be seeking re-election, these 12 candidates have been going out to meet voters...

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City Council Race

September 18, 2013
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Although the fierce mayoral campaign has drawn most of the attention of  Boston voters and the media over the past four months, there also has been a very active City Council race. With more than 18 candidates vying for different seats, this election very likely will be decided by just a few hundred votes. ...

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Pop Warner

September 18, 2013
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East Boston Pop Warner football is in full swing and played games against Everett Sunday at East Boston Memorial Stadium. The league is two games into the season but organizers said that numbers are way down this year and are still looking for players’ ages 7 to 15. “We have a weight requirement so...

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Obituaries 09-18-2013

September 18, 2013
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Jerry Lanney Retired Milkman Jerry Lanney of East Boston died on Sunday, September 15 at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He was 90 years old. The husband of the late Esther Lanney with whom he shared 63 years of marriage, he was born in Boston and was a lifelong resident of East Boston. He was...

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Remembering 9/11: the Fight Against Extremists Still is Ongoing

September 11, 2013
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If someone had said on September 10, 2001, that America would be embroiled militarily in affairs in the Middle East for the next 12 years, one would have thought that person to be crazy. Indeed, no one would have dared predict such a scenario even on September 12, 2001. But the tragic events of...

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