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July 1, 2016
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Superintendent Tommy Chang   When we started the 2015-2016 school year, we set out to work as a team. A school year full of victories and challenges is drawing to a close and we feel an incredible sense of purpose for the work that lies ahead. We are focused on building a better Boston...

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Enjoy A “Safe and Sane” Holiday Weekend

July 1, 2016
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When Americans celebrated the Fourth of July at the turn of the 20th century, they did so in such rowdy fashion that vandalism and destruction of both public and private property were commonplace. This rampant hooliganism was suppressed only when public officials and the public-at-large decided that the holiday should be observed in a...

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The Words That Shook the World

July 1, 2016
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We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. When the members of the Second Continental Congress gathered in Philadelphia in June, 1776, it was not at all...

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Obituaries 06-29-2016

July 1, 2016
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Anne Virginia Ascolillo Of East Boston Anne Virginia (Briatico) Ascolillo of East Boston passed away peacefully on Saturday morning, June 25. The beloved wife of the late Ronald A. Ascolillo, she was the devoted mother of Ronald G. and his wife, Colette of Saugus, Kevin and his wife, Lillian of Beverly and Deborah Ascolillo...

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Battle of Noddle Island

June 24, 2016
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Battle of Noddle Island

Local youth took part in the Battle of Noddle Island reenactment and charged the hill as Red Coats last Saturday at the Condor Street Urban Wild area.

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East Boston K-Trust Scholarship Banquet

June 24, 2016
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East Boston K-Trust Scholarship Banquet

Pictured at the K-Trust Scholarship Banquett are: standing left to right, Buddy Mangini (K-Trust Board), George Gambale (K-Trust Board), Annabelle Aguirre, Nicole Frangolini, Diana Hernandez, Raymond Albanese, Jasmine Nijjar, Mary Jane Barber (EB Kiwanis President), Phil Freehan (K-Trust President), Carolyn Searles, Marie-Claire Ohman, Esteban Enrique, Daylin Dominguez Lopez, Ryan Sherman, Devon Sherman, and Marisa...

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EBHS Class of 2016

June 24, 2016
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EBHS Class of 2016

Here comes the East Boston High School Class of 2016.

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Murder Victim Identified as Eastie Teenager

June 24, 2016
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Murder Victim Identified as Eastie Teenager

By John Lynds She moved here from El Salvador when she was 14-years-old for a better life but that short life ended in a garage on Princeton Street last week. Police have identified the remains of the girl found in a garage suffering from traumatic injuries as 19-year-old Blanca Lainez of East Boston. Lainez...

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Medical Marijuana Dispensary Proposed in East Boston

June 24, 2016
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By John Lynds Newton based Happy Valley Ventures LLC is pitching a medical marijuana dispensary at 220 McClellan Highway. The address is the same address of a failed medical marijuana dispensary pitched in 2014 that did not receive Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) approval. Chairman and Founder of Happy Valley, Michael Reardon said...

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Rheaume Named New Bradley School Principal

June 24, 2016
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By John Lynds This week Boston Public Schools announced that Claire Rheaume will replace retiring principal, Linda Manzo, at the Manassah E. Bradley Elementary School in East Boston.  Rheaume will officially take over the reigns from Manzo during the 2016/2017 school year but began shadowing the outgoing principal to get to know the Bradley...

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