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Obituaries 06-08-2016

June 10, 2016
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Giacomino ‘Jack’ Baglio Lifelong East Boston resident Giacomino L. “Jack”  Baglio died in East Boston on June 5. Jack was born and raised in East Boston and graduated from East Boston High School. He was a US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. The beloved husband of the late Mary M. “May” (Tobin), he was...

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Greenway Extension Ribbon Cutting

June 3, 2016
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Greenway Extension Ribbon Cutting

City and state officials cut the ribbon on the final stretch of the long-awaited East Boston Greenway Extension last Thursday. The final section was completed by the City of Boston and will connect the Massport section near Wood Island Marsh that was completed last year to Constitution Beach via an existing strip of MBTA...

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Trump Donated $75K to Wounded Vet Ride

June 3, 2016
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Trump Donated $75K to Wounded Vet Ride

By John Lynds The benefit bike ride that roars through East Boston each spring to help raise money for local wounded veterans got a boost from none other than Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump. The GOP presidential nominee who has been the center of several controversies regarding his rhetoric that has polarized America recently...

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EBNHC Supports Local Seniors

June 3, 2016
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EBNHC Supports Local Seniors

The Elder Service Plan of the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center made a donation this past week of a new Defibrillator to the Robert A. DeLeo Winthrop Senior Center.  Steven Snyder, Vice President of Development for the Health Center, presented the donation to both Speaker of the House Bob DeLeo and Director of the...

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CDC’s Meridian Street Library Project Under Fire

June 3, 2016
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CDC’s Meridian Street Library Project Under Fire

By John Lynds Following last week’s heated Eagle Hill Civic Association (EHCA) meeting regarding the East Boston CDC’s (Community Development Corporation) changes to its original proposal for the former Meridian Street Library building, many residents said that it is high time the city’s Department of Neighborhood Development (DND) get tougher on designated developers when...

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LaMattina,Developers Host Harborwalk Meeting

June 3, 2016
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LaMattina,Developers Host Harborwalk Meeting

By John Lynds City Councilor Sal LaMattina said with the East Boston Greenway Extension complete he is focusing his attentions on the neighborhood’s Harborwalk that is being created as development along Eastie’s shore continues. LaMattina recently brought all of Eastie’s waterfront developers together for a public meeting to discuss ways to create an accessible...

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EHCA Approves Border Street Project 18 to 4

June 3, 2016
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EHCA Approves Border Street Project 18 to 4

By John Lynds The Eagle Hill Civic Association (EHCA) voted 18 to 4 in favor of the Border Street residential development project at the foot of Eagle Hill across from the Mario Umana Academy. Those opposed to the project most likely voted against the project due to parking because several who expressed concerns did...

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Letters to the Editor

June 3, 2016
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Will it be cost effective? To the editor, As I read  about the return of ferry service in Boston Harbor, I wondered whether or not it would be cost-effective for  Boston  today. Is there is a pressing need for such water shuttle service at this time? I am old enough to remember riding a...

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Obituaries 06-01-2016

June 3, 2016
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Dorothy Mansfield Of East Boston Dorothy (Torrey) Mansfield of East Boston died peacefully in her home surrounded by her family on May 26. The beloved wife of the late William Mansfield, she was the devoted mother of Kathleen Payzra and Sarah Ann Chiouchiolo, cherished grandmother of six and great grandmother of five and is also survived by many loving nieces...

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The Sport of Sailing

May 27, 2016
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The Sport of Sailing

Nyles Nedd, Poonaty Sophorlrath (showing his muscles), Vanessa Garces and Paula Diez of the East Boston High Sailing team. The team began last spring and is finding its footing as a serious sailing team.

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