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Letters to the Editor

February 25, 2015
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Supporting Ed Deveau Dear Editor: With one week to go before Election Day, East Boston has seen a unique campaign for State Representative.  We’ve heard from five candidates with very different backgrounds and levels of experience, countless mailers and phone calls, and signs buried by snow banks.  When I go to cast my vote...

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City Champs: Gray Nets Hat Trick in 4-3 Win Over Latin Academy

February 25, 2015
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Sparked by a three-goal effort from junior center Robert Gray, the East Boston High School hockey team defeated Latin Academy, 4-3 in the Boston City Championships at Matthews Arena. Gray capped a memorable performance at Northeastern University’s home rink by scoring the game-winning goal in overtime. Sophomore John Lockhead, the leading scorer in Division...

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Obituaries 02-25-2015

February 25, 2015
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Ronald Hardaway Strong advocate for the East Boston community Ronald H. Hardaway of East Boston died on February 23. A US Air Force vetran of the Korean Conflict, Ron was a member of the Big Apple Chorus in New York City and the “Kentucky Thoroughbreds” as well as a member of SPEBSQSA, Ron Volunteered...

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State Representative Candidates Discuss Issues at JPNA Forum

February 18, 2015
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State Representative Candidates Discuss Issues at JPNA Forum

The six candidates for the state representative seat in East Boston participated in a candidates’ forum hosted by the Jefferies Point Neighborhood Association (JPNA) Monday night at the Jeffries Point Yacht Club. Democratic candidates Ed Deveau, Camilo Hernandez, Adrian Madaro, Joe Ruggiero, and Lou Scapicchio and Independent candidate Joanne Pomodoro each delivered biographical introductions...

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The Winter of Our Discontent

February 18, 2015
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Although the temperatures have been below zero with wind chills even colder, tempers have been rising among just about all of us as the snow and our frustrations continue to pile up. Yes, life is difficult in the city, where parking spaces are non-existent, tickets are being issued, cars are being towed, traffic is...

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Letters to the Editor

February 18, 2015
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Experience To the Editor That was my biggest takeaway from the Candidates’ Forum held last Wednesday at Sacred Heart Church. There are a lot of great individuals running for State Representative – all of whom love East Boston. But this election isn’t about who loves East Boston the most. It’s about who has the...

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Don’t Be Fooled

February 18, 2015
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Like an annoying alarm clock that predictably shouts its tone, late last week and this week several establishment lawmakers and transportation pundits began blaming the MBTA’s implosion on a lack of taxes and on the majority of voters who repealed the automatic gas tax increases last November. Don’t be fooled, please. In the daily...

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Obituaries 02-18-2015

February 18, 2015
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Alfred Siciliano Jr. US Postal Service retiree Alfred V. Siciliano, Jr. of East Boston, formerly of Revere, passed away February 10 surrounded by his loving family. Alfred was a retired letter carrier for the US Postal Service with 32 years service and a Disabled American Veteran United States Army 25th Infantry Division. He was...

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Guest Opinion

February 12, 2015
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Boston faces some of the highest electricity prices in the nation, and in January, rates increased by 29 percent. This puts many Boston residents in a very tough spot, in particular, those residents who heat with electricity. While the City does not have control over these prices, we are using every lever we can...

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Letters to the Editor

February 12, 2015
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Supporting Ed Deveau Dear Editor: As a lifelong resident of East Boston and someone whose family has lived in the community for over a century, I have deep roots here. I care passionately about our future and the many challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. I have seen many changes to the neighborhood. The...

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