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Local Students Receive Academic Achievements

April 6, 2018
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Local students earn degrees at Simmons College The following local students recently earned a degree from Simmons College in Boston. * Melissa Wallin, of Boston (02128), earned a Master of Science. * Jhamaul Galatis, of Chelsea (02150), earned a Master of Science in Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner). * Lilian Alvarado, of Chelsea (02150), earned...

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Letter to the Editor

April 6, 2018
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Needless damage Dear editor, As I read the news in last week’s Times about the latest truck crunching incident at the bottom of the 1A ramp to Neptune Road, I too share the frustration expressed by AL Capt. Kelly McCormack over the lack of use of the Coughlin Bypass road to Chelsea, however most...

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Martin Luther King Made Us All Better People

April 6, 2018
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This week — April 4 to be precise — marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King as he stood on a balcony of a Memphis motel room. Dr. King had come to Memphis to support striking sanitation workers, the majority of whom were black and underpaid. Dr. King is...

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Santos and Chisolm Take Over the Marty Pino Basketball Division of EBYBL

April 6, 2018
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For seven seasons Anthony Pino did a great job directing “The Marty Pino Division” of the East Boston Youth Basketball League. In April of last year he accepted the position of Executive Chef at the Cunard Tavern on Orleans Street. “This was a big loss for the League,” said Michael Gaeta, league president. Gaeta...

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Obituaries 04-04-2018

April 6, 2018
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Theodore Jeveli Owner and manager of Jeveli’s Restaurant for over 40 years Theodore A. ‘Ted’ Jeveli of Winthrop passed away on March 16. He was 94 years old. Ted was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and the owner and manager of Jeveli’s Restaurant for over 40 years, a life member of...

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Nathan Smolensky Announces as Independent in Congressional Bid

March 30, 2018
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Nathan Smolensky, a non-profit manager from Somerville, has announced that he will be running as an Independent for Massachusetts’s 7th District Congressional seat. “We need Independent voices to speak up,” says Smolensky, “now more than ever. The parties are becoming increasingly polarized, and that means more strong-arming and undermining in our politics, and somehow...

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Greg Henning Announces for Suffolk County District Attorney Office

March 30, 2018
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Greg Henning, a 38-year-old Dorchester resident who has worked as a prosecutor for over ten years, is running for Suffolk County District Attorney. Henning grew up in Boston and graduated from Harvard with a bachelor’s degree in government. His father, John Henning, was a longtime Boston television reporter and anchor at Channels 2, 5,...

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Registration Now Open for All Girls Sports Festival

March 30, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, and Boston Centers for Youth & Families invite girls from throughout the city to spend their April school vacation at the All Girls Sports Festival in Roxbury.  The free four-day event will take place April 17 to April 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30...

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American Red Cross Hosts Boston Strong Blood Drive

March 30, 2018
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The American Red Cross will join community leaders to mark the fifth anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings and to pay tribute to the strength and resilience shown by so many with a blood drive on April 15. In April 2013, the Red Cross sent 600 blood products to Boston area hospitals in response...

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Capogreco-Cappuccio Receives Recognition as Italian Author and Community Leader

March 30, 2018
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Lisa Capogreco-Cappuccio of East Boston was recently recognized by the Pirandello Lyceum for her outstanding contributions to the maintenance of Italian Heritage in America.  Capogreco-Cappuccio is President of Italia Unita and an author of Childrens’ books with an Italian theme. Capogreco -Cappuccio was recognized at meeting of Italia Unita in East Boston where Pirandello...

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