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Obituaries 05-07-2014

May 7, 2014
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Mary Grace Frangolini Of East Boston Mary Grace (Viola) Frangolini of East Boston died on April 30. She was the beloved wife of the late Pasquale Frangolini; devoted mother of Josephine Aref-Adib of Chestnut Hill and Pat Frangolini and his wife, Angela of East Boston; dear sister of Frank Viola of East Boston, cherished...

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Wounded Vet Run

April 30, 2014
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Congratulations to Rep. Carlo Basile, Andrew Biggio and all the Wounded Vet Run organizers for another job well done. As in years past the Wounded Vet Run Sunday that brought 3,000 motorcycles through Eastie to raise money to for Cpl. Andy Kingsley, Cpl. Kevin Dubois and MSGT. Joseph Deslauriers was emotional and impressive. Army...

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Suffolk Downs Opens Season on Saturday

April 30, 2014
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The 2014 live racing season at Suffolk Downs will begin on Saturday, May 3, the same day as the 140th Kentucky Derby, the track announced today. In addition to live racing, the track will host its fifth annual “Boston’s Biggest and Best Kentucky Derby Party” with wagering on the Kentucky Derby simulcast and an...

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Obituaries 04-30-2014

April 30, 2014
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Frank ‘Barney’ Maniscalco Late Proprietor of Barney’s Pool Hall of Chelsea Frank J. “Barney” Maniscalco, formerly of Revere and East Boston, died on April 25. A US Army veteran of World War II, he was the late proprietor of Barney’s Pool Hall in Chelsea. He was the beloved husband of 59 years of the...

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FPCU Celebrating 90th Anniversary

April 23, 2014
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FPCU Celebrating 90th Anniversary

President and CEO of First Priority Bob Bartol is presented with certificates of appreciation from Adrian Madaro of Rep. Carlo Basile’s office and City Councilor Sal LaMattina for 90 years of service as FPCU employees look on.

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Local Runners Finish 2014 Boston Marathon

April 23, 2014
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Senator Anthony Petruccelli never thought in a million years he would run and also finish the historic Boston Marathon but he did just that on Monday. Last year after the Marathon Bombing emotions were high across Boston and Petruccelli was no different. “It was the Friday when they caught the brothers I told my...

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Obituaries 04-23-2014

April 23, 2014
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Giuseppa Plagenza Of East Boston Giuseppa (Armata) Plagenza died in East Boston on April 14. She was 94 years old. The beloved daughter of the late Andrea and Giuseppa (Gucciardi) Armata, she was the wife of the late Antonino Plagenza and dear sister of the late Alberto Armata, Gaspare Armata and Giovanni Armata and...

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A Special Easter

April 16, 2014
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This week and especially on Sunday, many churches will be overflowing as parishioners go to church to celebrate Easter. Easter is always a magical time for children. As a family, we always held off hiding the Easter candy around the house until after Mass.  This action prompted our youngest to go to church a...

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East Boston Knights Are Back in Action

April 16, 2014
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Baseball is back and so are the East Boston Knights. The RRBL Knights opened up their season last Friday and are hungrier than ever. Playing the Medford Titans in a rematch of the finals from last year in which the Knights lost in 5 games the team has reloaded their roster in hopes of...

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Obituaries 04-16-2014

April 16, 2014
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Anthony DeCarlo Of Lynn, Formerly of East Boston Anthony M. DeCarlo of Lynn, formerly of East Boston, died on April 11. A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was the husband of Mary (Bocchetti) DeCarlo; devoted father of Mary E. Fronduto and her husband, Vincent of East Boston, the late Anthony DeCarlo...

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