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Water Jets Take on BLA in Annual Rivalry

February 3, 2014
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The annual rivalry between coach for the East Boston High School co-ed swim team, Dave Arinella, and coach for Latin Academy co-ed swim team, Mark Thomas, Monday was a bittersweet affair Monday at the Paris Street Pool. Arinella and Thomas s three-decade-old rivalry will end after this season with Thomas s retirement from Latin...

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Obituaries 01-29-2014

February 3, 2014
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Alicia Matthews Boston Gas Co. Retiree Alicia F. Matthews of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed away at the Leonard Florence Center in Chelsea on January 23. She was 86 years old. Prior to her retirement, Alicia was employed by the Boston Gas Co. as an Executive Assistant. Born in Boston, the cherished daughter...

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The Ultimate Stop for Proms: Siegel, Merlino Open New Dress Store in Peabody

January 22, 2014
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It is always prom season at The Ultimate and even more so now that sisters and business partners Heather Siegel and Fawn Merlino have opened their brand new dress store on Route 1 South in Peabody. Months ahead of the first prom of the season, East Boston high school girls, accompanied by their parents,...

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He Had a Dream: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King

January 22, 2014
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Despite the countless number of times that we have heard Dr. Martin Luther King’s speeches on TV news shows and specials over the past 50 years (okay, we’re revealing how old we are), we never fail to feel a chill run through us when we listen to his words in that distinctive voice and...

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Police Briefs 01-22-2014

January 22, 2014
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January 13, 2014 Justin Rich of 1126 Saratoga Street, East Boston was arrested and charged with assault & battery. January 14, 2013 Juan Soto of 19 Bremen Street, East Boston was arrested and charged with assault & battery. Justin McDonald of 38 Grant Street, Somerville was arrested outside of 97 Falcon Street and charged...

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Malden/East Boston Youth Hockey

January 22, 2014
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It was another great week of MEB Youth Hockey. It’s not too late to join our new session of Learn-to-Skate and Play Hockey, classes began on January 12th. For children ages 4 and over. The Hockey Clinic is a basic learn to skate, learn to play hockey program, for both boys and girls, with...

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Obituaries 01-22-2014

January 22, 2014
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Vincenza ‘Vinnie’ Paglucca Of East Boston Vincenza “Vinnie” Paglucca of East Boston died on January 18. She was the dear sister of Alfred Paglucca of Revere, Angelo Paglucca and Philomena Mullen, both of East Boston, Anna Coviello of Whitman and the late Julia Puzzo, Angelina, Phille, Mary and Michael Paglucca. She is also survived...

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Bob Katz Is Eastie’s “Mr. Tire” :Nu-tread Tire Celebrates 80 Years in Business

January 15, 2014
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Bob Katz Is Eastie’s “Mr. Tire” :Nu-tread Tire Celebrates 80 Years in Business

Bob Katz has been the president of Nu-Tread Tire and Auto Service Center for 32 years but the well-known business at the corner of Boardman and Saratoga Streets has been in existence for more than 80 years. Prior to becoming president, Katz worked at the business that was started by his father, Irving. “I...

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Support the Taste of Eastie

January 15, 2014
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Eastie residents will again put aside those post holiday and carb conscience diets next Tuesday during the 18th Annual Taste of Eastie. 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 cuisine—and this year...

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Attend the Don Orione Job Fair

January 15, 2014
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If you are looking for a career in health career look no further than next week’s job fair at the Don Orione Nursing Home. On Wednesday, January 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the nursing and rehabilitation center will be busy trying to recruit residents for openings for full and part-time positions. Jobs...

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