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Maryann Manfredonia Set to Retire

January 29, 2017
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Maryann Manfredonia Set to Retire

After a stellar 46 year career as an Catholic School educator and longtime principal of East Boston Central Catholic School, Maryann Manfredonia is saying goodbye as she sets to retire at the end of the month. Read full story in this week’s Catholic School.

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State of the City:Mayor Walsh Speaks of Improving Infrastructure and Housing

January 29, 2017
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State of the City:Mayor Walsh Speaks of Improving Infrastructure and Housing

By Beth Treffeisen In a packed Symphony Hall, Mayor Martin J. Walsh delivered his third State of the City Address. In his address, Walsh committed to keeping Boston accessible to all residents by investing more money in affordable housing and upgrading infrastructure and transportation options. An effort from the Walsh Administration to create jobs...

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Developers of Clippership Wharf File for Chapter 91

January 29, 2017
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By John Lynds Developers of the Clippership Wharf waterfront development project recently filed for a Chapter 91 license with the state. All waterfront projects in Massachusetts need to go through a Chapter 91 review MassDEP to ensure protection and promotion of public use of its tidelands and other waterways. Specifically, the request Lend Lease...

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Licensing Board Passes BYOB Rules,Regulations

January 29, 2017
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By John Lynds Soon, East Boston small restaurant owners without a beer and wine license will be able to have their loyal patrons bring their own bottles. Last week the City of Boston’s Licensing Board unanimously approved rules and regulations to allow for BYOB (bring your own bottle) in Boston. In December the Boston...

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Eastie Man Arraigned for Pulling Fire Alarm at Steelers’ Hotel

January 29, 2017
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By John Lynds The East Boston man responsible for the early morning wakeup call at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ hotel on Sunday morning 15 hours before the team was to play the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship may be a villain in Pittsburgh, but not here. Dennis Harrison, 25, of East Boston, was...

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Rising Water Levels Threat to City’s Municipal Harbor Plan

January 29, 2017
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A recent environmental report given to the City of Boston clearly indicates waterfront high tides will consistently rise creating some serious damage to the East Boston neighborhood. One city employee told a community organization that eventually water could extend to many neighborhood streets. Structures built on the waterfront will experience the same problem. While...

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Enforcement Key to Reduce the City’s Speed Limit

January 29, 2017
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Obviously, the new City of Boston ordinance regarding the speed limit on city streets from 30 mph to 25 mph will prevent more accidents, injuries and deaths but only if there is adequate enforcement on a regular basis. Public safety concerns are the main reason a reduce speed limit was enacted and only strict...

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Obituaries 01-25-2017

January 29, 2017
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Paul Jackiewicz Of Revere, formerly of the North End Paul R. Jackiewicz of Revere, formerly of Boston’s North End, died on January 12. He was the beloved son of Sally (Muscarella) and the late Stanley; dear brother of Stephen and his wife, Valeri and Scott, all of Revere; cherished uncle of Stephen James, Derek,...

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Frozen Fenway

January 20, 2017
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Frozen Fenway

Eastie’s Ryan Tosto walks out onto Frozen Fenway for a game against Boston Latin last Weds., Jan. 11, at Fenway Park. The Jets fought hard and took the game to a 4-4 tie before losing 7-4.

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Councilor Tito Jackson Announces Bid for Mayor

January 20, 2017
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Councilor Tito Jackson Announces Bid for Mayor

By Seth Daniel When Councilor Tito Jackson took to the podium to announce his bid for mayor at the Haley House Cafe in Roxbury last Thursday, Jan. 12, he didn’t paint himself as a candidate for one particular group of people, but for all of the people of the city – in particular those...

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