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Thank You to Stephen Whalen

May 7, 2016
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In a story that appeared in last week’s newspaper, Mayor Martin Walsh was on hand to help distribute 30 new Chromebooks to students of the Donald McKay and Umana Schools. These Chromebooks were not supplied by the city, but by a private company, CRM Property Management Corp. Many businesses in the past would have...

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Mother’s Day

May 7, 2016
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This Sunday is a day set aside to honor our mothers. Few can doubt the loyalty and love that our mothers have exhibited to their children despite the difficulty that some of their children may cause. Growing up in this area more than 50 years ago, mothers were always treated with a special amount...

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Obituaries 05-04-2016

May 7, 2016
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Rose Visconti Of East Boston, formerly of the North End Rose M. (Romano) Visconti of East Boston, formerly of the North End of Boston, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her bedside on Monday night, March 28. She was the beloved wife of the late Angelo Visconti; devoted mother of Pamela Congley...

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Donald McKay and Umana Students Receive Chromebooks

April 29, 2016
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Donald McKay and Umana Students Receive Chromebooks

Mayor Martin Walsh has been encouraging local businesses and schools to come together in helping shape Boston’s future workforce by giving students the opportunity to reach their fullest potential. On April 20, Stephen Whalen, Managing Partner of CRM Property Management Corp., distributed 30 new Chromebooks to Donald McKay and Umana Barnes students. “I think...

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Heating Up:Eversource and Channel Fish Square Off Again at OHNC Meeting

April 29, 2016
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By John Lynds Representatives from East Boston’s Chanel Fish and Eversource squared off again at Monday night’s Orient Heights Neighborhood Council meeting. Again both parties presented the pros and cons of Eversource’s plans to build a substation City Yards directly across from American Legion Playground in Eagle Square. Chanel Fish’s attorney Don Berardi and...

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Pedestrian Death Prompts Officials to Look at Traffic Calming Measures

April 29, 2016
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By John Lynds He was known simply as ‘Mr. Kim” to residents and neighbors in Orient Heights Square. The gentle soul who ran Orient Heights Cafe, a small but popular Korean Food Restaurant in Orient Heights Square, was killed Saturday, April 16 while trying to cross Bennington Street at night with his wife. While...

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Letters to the Editor

April 29, 2016
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When Arab Immigrants bring their non-verbal communication knowledge to the U.S. Dear Editor: Noble culturalists interested in bridging the gaps existing between people of different cultures have been working on decoding extra-linguistic features that are misinterpreted by outsiders. These extra-linguistic features are referred to as non-verbal communication skills that a native of a specific...

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Massport Opens Its Doors

April 29, 2016
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More than 1,500 area students recently were allowed the opportunity to explore and touch first-hand the machinery and airplanes that are used every day at Logan International Airport at the Aviation and Maritime STEM Education Expo. As Massport CEO Thomas Glynn succinctly pointed out, “It is through organizations like Massport that students are exposed...

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Recognition Deserved

April 29, 2016
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In last week’s newspaper, there was an article about the East Boston Kiwanis Club helping to stock the shelves for the Grace Church Food Pantry. Actions such as these by our Kiwanis Club, and by many of our other service organizations, help to make East Boston the type of community that cares about its...

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Obituaries 04-27-2016

April 29, 2016
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Louise Pagliarulo Former East Boston resident Louise (Giancristiano) Pagliarulo of Medford and Wareham, formerly of East Boston, died on April 23. She was the beloved wife of the late George J. Pagliarulo; devoted mother of Anthony H. Pagliarulo and his companion, Sandra Connor of Boston and Lois Malerba of Medford and her late husband...

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