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Get Involved in the Election

April 24, 2013
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The upcoming municipal election for Mayor and City Council will be one of the most important decisions that local voters will have to make in recent history. It is hard to believe that, while there have been a total of 16 elected and acting Mayors of Boston since 1900, there have been only three...

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Anthony Camiolo to Be Inducted into the Men’s Hockey Suffolk University Athletics Hall of Fame

April 24, 2013
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Former East Boston hockey star Anthony Camiolo will be inducted into the Suffolk University Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 4 during a ceremony at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge. “This is a special and wonderful opportunity for former student athletes to come together and share time and memories with teammates whom...

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An Unspeakable Tragedy

April 17, 2013
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Perhaps I am still in sense of shock as the details and the reality of the bombing at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday sinks into my mind. One is almost immune when you hear about bombs that target civilians exploding in those places of unrest like the Middle East or...

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Hockey Fundraiser Nets $1,500 for BMC

April 17, 2013
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The East Boston High School hockey team and hockey players from Boston area schools faced off in January at Porrazzo Rink in East Boston in a two-day hockey tournament to raise money for the Boston Medical Center (BMC) Breast Cancer Research Center. Last week, the hockey team presented BMC with a check for $1,500...

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Obituaries 04-17-2013

April 17, 2013
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Joan LaVita Tucker Of Georgia, formerly of East Boston Joan LaVita Tucker of Duluth, GA, formerly of East Boston, died April 14. She was 78 years old. A homemaker, born in Boston, Mrs. Tucker was a lifetime member of the American Legion. She is survived by her grandson, LeBron Weathers, cousins Joyce Scaifo, Veronica...

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Construction Begins to Replace Housing

April 10, 2013
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Construction Begins to Replace Housing

Construction begins to replace housing lost during the October 2011 Chelsea Street building collapse that affected several homes on the block.

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Colantuono-De Angelis Scholarship Now Accepting Applications

April 10, 2013
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The Trustees of the Edith G. Colantuono and Amelia and Henry DeAngelis Scholarship Trust Fund have announced that the application process for August 2013 scholarships is now underway. The gifts are awarded in honor and memory of the many decades of humanitarian service provided by the Trust Fund’s namesakes, Edith G. Colantuono and Amelia...

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Don Orione Home Spring Social

April 10, 2013
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On Monday, April 22 the Don Orione Home will host a Spring Social. The event will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Nursing Home located at 111 Orient Avenue. This will be a fun-packed evening while enjoying dinner and drinks with live entertainment by Smokin’ Joe. Please RSVP by April...

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Police Briefs 04-10-2013

April 10, 2013
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March 31, 2013  John Holland of 17 Court Street, Boston was arrested and charged with breaking & entering of a dwelling house in the daytime. Kenneth Sholes of 775 Broadway Street, Dracut was arrested and charged with attempted breaking & entering and willful & malicious destruction of personal property. April 1, 2013  A white...

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2012-2013 EBMHL Champions Lightning Express

April 10, 2013
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The 2012-2013 East Boston Men’s Hockey League Championship series concluded with Lightning Express being crowned the Champions. It was the second game of the best of three series where Lightning Express raised the Championship Cup with a 7-5 victory over the extremely hard working Milano’s Deli. A game that started out with Lightning all...

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