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Harvey and Houston

September 2, 2017
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Many of us are just shocked as the reports of continued destruction from Hurricane Harvey keep coming in from the Houston, Texas area.  The fourth largest city in the United States is being virtually destroyed before our eyes by Mother Nature. For those of us who have relatives in the affected areas, their message...

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Enjoy A Safe Labor Day Weekend

September 2, 2017
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It may be hard to believe, but the summer of 2017 is entering its final week as we approach the traditional Labor Day weekend. “Time and tide wait for no man,” said the poet. The calendar never lies and soon the summer of ‘17 will be just a memory. The college kids already have...

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Obituaries 08-30-2017

September 2, 2017
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Rosemarie “Rose” LaCedra Of Revere, formerly of East Boston Rosemarie ‘Rose’ LaCedra of Revere, formerly of East Boston and Somerville, passed away on August 23. She was 83 years old. The cherished daughter of the late Domenic and Sarah (Ardolino) Rizzuti, she was the beloved wife of Gary B. LaCedra; loving mother of Glenn,...

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Eastie Pride Celebration

August 31, 2017
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Eastie Pride Celebration

Rep. Adrian Madaro, City Councilor Sal LaMattina, APAC’s John White, Mayor Martin Walsh and Sen. Joseph Boncore cut the ceremonial cake to kickoff this year’s East Pride Day. John White, APAC’s longtime executive director was honored for his 50 years of service at this year’s Eastie Pride Day.

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Tassinari Receives Massport’s Donna Rauseo Scholarship

August 31, 2017
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Tassinari Receives Massport’s Donna Rauseo Scholarship

By John Lynds Massport announced the recipient of the annual scholarship honoring the memory of Donna Rauseo, a lifelong resident of East Boston and long-time employee of the Port Authority. Eastie resident Rachel Tassinari was awarded the $5,000 scholarship last week during a ceremony at Massport. The Scholarship is awarded annually to a female...

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Brewin’ in Eagle Hill

August 31, 2017
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By John Lynds The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s Farmers Market featured two new faces this season. Jeremy Schleibaum and Kyle Fletcher have been at the weekly farmers market promoting the coffee company they recently launched, the Eagle Hill Coffee Company. Each Wednesday afternoon the duo hand out samples of their locally roasted Colombian...

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United Planet Puts Eastie as its Center

August 31, 2017
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By John Lynds Imagine traveling to Costa Rica and helping conservationists keep an eye on an endangered sea turtle population. How about traveling to Nepal and volunteering in a school?What if you had the opportunity to go to Ghana and help hospital staff improve access to health care? These are just some of the...

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Lighthouse Wood Working Sets Up Shop in Eastie

August 31, 2017
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By John Lynds Inside a small woodworking shop off McClellan Highway Lucas Jablonski is putting the finishing touches on the latest piece of furniture. The piece is a thirteen-foot long table made of reclaimed wood that has been carefully assembled and finished. “This is probably 200 year old wood that I got from a...

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Boston City Council Candidate Lydia Edwards Releases Transportation Infrastructure Policy Proposal

August 31, 2017
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Lydia Edwards, East Boston resident and candidate for Boston City Council, released a transportation infrastructure policy proposal this week with recommendations to mitigate traffic congestion, parking issues, and public transportation deficiencies. “As a resident of East Boston, I have a vested interest in increasing the quality of life of my neighbors who deal with...

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New Management Company to Buy Don Orione Nursing

August 31, 2017
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By John Lynds For over seventy years the Sons of the Divine Provence have been the owners of the Don Orione Nursing Home on Orient Avenue in East Boston. As Eastie’s only nursing home and rehab facility, the Don Orione has had a mixed reputation in the neighborhood over the years. Some years the...

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