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Senate Primary Set for Tuesday April 12

April 7, 2016
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East Boston voters will head to the polls Tuesday, April 12 for the First Suffolk and Middlesex District State Senate Special Election. Seven Democratic candidates, including three East Boston residents, Lydia Edwards, Diana Hwang, and Paul Rogers, are vying for the seat previously held by Anthony Petruccelli, who stepped down to take a position...

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Letters to the Editor

April 7, 2016
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Taken too soon Dear Editor, Luigi Epifania had started his own successful construction company, shortly after his daughter Isabella was born. Luigi successfully completed his probation over a span of 3 years and did not have one issue while he did so, he successfully passed weekly and monthly drug tests. Luigi just finished probation...

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Five-Year-Old Muslim Boy’s Story Demonstrates How Children Suffer Due to Islamophobia

April 7, 2016
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By Rachid Moukhabir Today, I would like to share with you the true story of a five-year-old Muslim boy named Mohamed. One day Mohamed came home from school angry, eager to tell his father what happened in class. “My friend John told me that he hates Muslims,” Mohamed said. His father was shocked but...

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Get Out and Vote

April 7, 2016
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Next Tuesday, seven candidates will be seeking the Democratic nomination for the Senate seat of the First Suffolk and Middlesex District that was held for the last nine years by Anthony Petrucelli of East Boston.  These candidates, including East Boston residents Lydia Edwards, Diana Hwang, and Paul Rogers have been campaigning and meeting the...

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The East Boston Youth Basketball Ends Season

April 7, 2016
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The East Boston Youth Basketball 2016 season has just concluded. The champs by division were the Celtics coached by Dennis Leary, The Warriors coached by Michael Forbes, and the Celtics, from the Pino Division, coached by Devon Myers. League officials would like to congratulate the following award winners. Richard Bynum won the Marty Pino...

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Obituaries 04-06-2016

April 7, 2016
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James ‘Junior’ Arinella Of Everett James “Junior” Arinella of Everett, formerly of East Boston, passed away on April 2. The beloved husband of the late Eleanor (Burke) Arinella, he was the cherished son of the late James and Ann (Ferrara) Arinella; brother of the late Clara Ferullo, Mary Zollo, Mildred Quatucci, Edward, Michael, John...

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Way of the Cross for Life

April 1, 2016
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Way of the Cross for Life

Jessica Mejia holding the cross at the St. Joseph-St. Lazarus Church with Carlos Lopez and Jonathan Aguilar during the Way of the Cross for Life, five-mile procession through the streets and Catholic churches of Eastie on Good Friday, March 25. The procession drew hundreds of participants and visited each Catholic church, ending at the...

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Eastie Homicide Victim Identified

April 1, 2016
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Eastie Homicide Victim Identified

By John Lynds The man killed last Tuesday night has been identified as Luigi Epifania, 32, of East Boston and police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the murder. Epifania was found shot to death at 7 Woodsworth St. last Tuesday night by police. Epifania gained notoriety in Eastie for a string of violent...

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Bremen Street Development Set to Break Ground

April 1, 2016
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Bremen Street Development Set to Break Ground

By John Lynds After receiving Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) approval last year, the project to bring over 90 residential units to a former industrial lot on the corner of Bremen and Porter Streets hit a snag, according to the attorney for the project, Jeff Drago. At a Gove Street Citizens Association meeting Monday night,...

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Representative Madaro Fighting to Keep MBTA Late Night Service Going

April 1, 2016
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By John Lynds East Boston State Representative Adrian Madaro wanted to see just how expensive it would be for his constituents who rely on MBTA late night service once it is cancelled by the T. With hundreds of Eastie residents working late night shifts at Boston bars, restaurants and hotels downtown, Madaro decided to...

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