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Jack Kelly Not to Run for District 1 City Council

May 5, 2017
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Jack Kelly Not to Run for District 1 City Council

By John Lynds Two weeks ago Charlestown’s Jack Kelly was all in as a candidate for the District 1 City Council seat, but this week he’s had a change of heart. Kelly, who was an At-Large City Council candidate in 2013 and former liaison for the late Mayor Thomas Menino, announced he will not...

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Hennessey-Crowell Stepping Down as Head of Crossroads Family Shelter

May 5, 2017
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Hennessey-Crowell Stepping Down as Head of Crossroads Family Shelter

By John Lynds Rachael Hennessey-Crowell, who has served as Crossroads Family Shelter’s executive Director since October 2015, said she has decided to leave her post as head of the transitional homeless shelter for area families. Hennessey-Crowell, who recently gave birth to her first child, said the birth of her son helped her make the...

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High Tide:Climate Ready East Boston to Kick off with Workshop on May 23

May 5, 2017
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By John Lynds Last year’s Climate Ready Boston’s report, the city’s comprehensive assessment of the climate change risks it will face in the coming decades, had some unsettling news for East Boston. According to the report, Eastie has the most land area of all Boston neighborhoods exposed to coastal storms in the coming decades,...

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Rep Madaro Files Bill to Improve Environmental Monitoring

May 5, 2017
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By John Lynds East Boston State Representative Adrian Madaro has filed a bill that would require Massport to begin an assessment to identify areas within East Boston that are not meeting air quality and noise pollution level standards. In an effort to ensure further public transparency, the bill calls for state-mandated expectations to routinely...

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Community News

May 5, 2017
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Learn Italian Free Learn Italian free at Robert DeLeo Senior Center 35 Harvard Street Winthrop age 55+ Whether you have Italian ancestry, or just want to learn one of the world’s most beautiful languages, join us at  informal  and friendly Italian language and culture classes.  Wednesday afternoons from 1 15 to  2 45 PM....

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Councilor LaMattina,Rep Madaro Brief Residents on Progress Being Made in Eastie

May 5, 2017
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By John Lynds City Councilor Sal LaMattina and East Boston State Representative Adrian Madaro stopped by Monday’s Harbor View Neighborhood Association to brief residents on some of the progress being made in Eastie. LaMattina, who will leave office after his term expires later this year, received a round of applause and thanks from not...

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East Boston Resident John Dolan Selected for National Leadership Development Program

May 5, 2017
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Simmons College is pleased to announce that Vice President for Enrollment Management John Dolan, a resident of East Boston, was chosen as one of 24 senior-level administrators in higher education nationwide selected by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to participate in the 2017–2018 Executive Leadership Academy. Individuals chosen for the yearlong program are...

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Investing in East Boston

May 5, 2017
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh This month, I am proud to put forth a budget for the City of Boston that will make Boston a better place to work, live, and raise a family. At City Hall, we’ve created a plan for our City that will keep Boston financially sound, while making targeted investments...

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Thank You Steve Wynn

May 5, 2017
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In today’s economy, good jobs that have been around for more than 80 years are hard to find.  One only has to look at the shuttered factories that are in our area that once employed thousands of workers who by these jobs achieved the American Dream. That is what the workers of Suffolk Down...

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Obituaries 05-03-2017

May 5, 2017
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Mildred ‘Millie’ Sousa Longtime member of the Courageous Generation of St. Lazarus Parish Mildred “Millie” (DiChiara) Sousa of East Boston passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Friday. A long-time member of the Courageous Generation – Saint Lazarus Parish, she was the beloved wife of the late John B. Sousa; devoted mother of...

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