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Obituaries 11-16-2016

November 18, 2016
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Luis Alvarez Of East Boston Luis Alvarez of East Boston passed away peacefully on November 11. In accordance with the wishes of the family, cremation is private. In honoring Luis’s memory, a memorial mass will be held on Saturday, November 19 in The Most Holy Redeemer Church, Maverick Street, (Maverick Square) East Boston at 11...

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Piggy Banks For All the Students:BPS and EBSB Team Up for College Savings Program

November 11, 2016
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Piggy Banks For All the Students:BPS and EBSB Team Up for College Savings Program

By John Lynds The Boston Public Schools and East Boston Savings Bank kicked off Mayor Martin Walsh’s Office of Financial Empowerment’s Children’s Savings Account (CSA) program last Wednesday at the James Otis and Donald McKay Elementary Schools. The two Eastie schools join three other schools in Boston in launching the new CSA program designed...

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Madaro Receives ABCD Community Hero Award

November 11, 2016
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Madaro Receives ABCD Community Hero Award

By John Lynds When Representative Adrian Madaro’s father arrived in the U.S. from Venice, Italy in the late 1970’s,  he got his first opportunity of economic stability through Action for Boston Community Development’s (ABCD) APAC site in East Boston. “My father, Jacopo, arrived here and  he got his first job in America at the...

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LaMattina Holds City Council Hearing on Ferries

November 11, 2016
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LaMattina Holds City Council Hearing on Ferries

By John Lynds City Councilor and Chair of the Committee on Parks, Recreation and Transportation Sal LaMattina held a hearing last Thursday at City Hall to discuss the plans to bring a ferry to East Boston, Charlestown, the North End and South Boston. The hearing, co-chaired by Council President Michelle Wu and Councilor Bill...

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AirInc Holds Airport:Impacts Health Forum

November 11, 2016
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AirInc Holds Airport:Impacts Health Forum

By John Lynds On Saturday, East Boston’s AirInc. brought together some of the leading scientists and researchers in the field of environmental health during a day-long forum to discuss how aviation operations impact quality of life. The forum was split into two sessions with the morning session talking about aviation noise pollution and the...

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Let’s Remember — And Thank — Our Veterans

November 11, 2016
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This Friday, November 11, marks the annual observance of Veterans Day. The holiday originated as Armistice Day in 1919 to mark the first anniversary of the end of World War I, which formally was concluded on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month in 1918. The first world war was...

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Obituaries 11-09-2016

November 11, 2016
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John Paul Borden, Sr. Long time Harvard University animal caretaker/ handler; former taxi driver for Tunnel Cab in East Boston John Paul Borden, Sr. of East Boston, formerly of Chelsea, passed away peacefully at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett on November 4 from an advancing illness. He was 79 years old.  Born in Boston, the...

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Mayor Holds Meet and Greet in Eastie, All in for Reelection

November 4, 2016
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Mayor Holds Meet and Greet in Eastie, All in for Reelection

By John Lynds While he’s not on the ballot next week, Mayor Martin Walsh will run for re-election in 2017 and already has his sights set on another term as Boston’s mayor. On Sunday, Walsh held a meet and greet with supporters and signaled he wants his re-election to not only include those who...

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Going to the Granite State:Ward I Democratic Committee Joins Mayor Walsh In New Hampshire to Campaign for Clinton

November 4, 2016
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Going to the Granite State:Ward I Democratic Committee Joins Mayor Walsh In New Hampshire to Campaign for Clinton

By John Lynds Polls in the New England swing state of New Hampshire are close and Mayor Martin Walsh traveled to New Hampshire recently to flex his political might for Democratic Nominee Hillary Clinton. Walsh was joined in New Hampshire by members of East Boston’s Ward I Democratic Committee, which has become more active ...

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Early Voting A Success in Boston

November 4, 2016
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By John Lynds According to Mayor Martin Walsh and elections officials the city’s new early voting program has exceeded expectations. “Ensuring all Boston voters are able to vote conveniently, and on their own schedule, is paramount to ensuring a large voter turnout,” said Mayor Walsh. “Voting is core to our democracy, and I encourage...

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