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Ahoy There … Shiver My Timbers

June 25, 2015
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Ahoy There … Shiver My Timbers

Storyteller Norah Dooley waxed poetic about Pirate adventures on the high seas – as well as the possibility of buried treasure – on Constitution Beach last Thursday evening during a Save the Harbor/Save the Bay, Eastie YMCA and Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) campfire program. Some of the youngsters were lucky enough to...

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Community Comes Together to Fight Substance Abuse

June 25, 2015
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Community Comes Together to Fight Substance Abuse

Last Tuesday night Senator Anthony Petruccelli hosted the first meeting of a task force that will tackle the topic of substance abuse in the neighborhood at East Boston High School. The meeting was sponsored by Petruccelli with the help of City Councilor Sal LaMattina, State Representative Adrian Madaro and the East Boston Neighborhood Health...

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ABBA Makes Its Debut in East Boston

June 25, 2015
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ABBA (Angry Boston Board of Abutters) says it’s here to help East Boston residents on issues that go before the Boston Zoning Board of Appeals (BOA). The local group, founded by East Boston community activist Renee MacLean with the aid of community activist Gail Miller and others, is trying to gain some notice in...

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Obituaries 06-24-2015

June 25, 2015
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Beatrice Ann ‘Bea’ Esposito 20-year cook/baker at East Boston Central Catholic School; known for her amazing cookies Beatrice Ann ‘Bea’ (Giordano) Esposito passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on June 19 in Danvers. She was 71 years old. Born on April 1, 1944 to Anthony and Antonetta Giordano, she married James Esposito...

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Relay for Life

June 18, 2015
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Relay for Life

On Friday evening into Saturday morning at East Boston Stadium, local cancer survivors joined the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.

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Support the 65th Annual East Boston Athletic Board Banquet of Champions

June 18, 2015
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There are many traditions in East Boston that have deep roots in the community and have grown year after year. The East Boston Athletic Board is one of them and has, for 65 years, helped athletes in the neighborhood reach their full potential and encouraged them to continue their education in college. The East...

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Pop Warner Youth Football Fundraiser

June 18, 2015
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On Monday, June 8 at Kelley Square Pub on Bennington Street the East Boston Pop Warner Board help a fundraiser for the youth football program. The event raised over $3,000 so that Pop Warner can purchase safety equipment like shoulder pads for players for the upcoming fall season. Pop Warner Co-Vice President Adjie Burnett...

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Obituaries 06-17-2015

June 18, 2015
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Josephine DiFlumeri Of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston Josephine DiFlumeri of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, passed away on June 9. She was 86 years old. She was the cherished daughter of the late Vincent and Mary DiFlumeri; loving sister of Albert DiFlumeri and his wife, Josephine of Saugus, Anthony “DoDo” DiFlumeri and Vincent...

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Gay Pride Week

June 11, 2015
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Gay Pride Week

On Monday evening at Piers Park, East Boston’s elected officials joined the neighborhood’s Lesbian, Bi-sexual, Gay and Transgender community to raise the LBGT Flag at Piers Park on Marginal Street. The ceremonial flag raising was in conjunction with Massport and the City of Boston and helped kicked off Boston Gay Pride week in the...

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Community News Briefs

June 11, 2015
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Recovery Thoughts 1st Annual Drug Awareness Walk The first annual Recovery Thoughts’ Addiction Walk scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 20th throughout the communities of Revere and East Boston. The goal of this walk is to raise funds for local recovery institutions and awareness programs within our neighborhoods, as well as provide information...

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