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Trinity Financial Begins Pre-Leasing for Boston East

September 22, 2017
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By John Lynds With the $71 million boutique luxury residential project at the Boston East site on Border Street set to open in December, Trinity Financial is following in the footsteps of other successful waterfront development projects. With projects like Clippership Wharf selling out prior to the actual opening of the development, Boston East’s...

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LaMattina Endorses Passacantilli for City Council

September 22, 2017
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Stephen Passacantilli, a North End civic leader and Boston Public Schools parent running for District 1 City Council has been endorsed by City Councilor Salvatore LaMattina.  LaMattina has represented Charlestown, East Boston, and the North End on the City Council since 2006. Passacantilli has also been endorsed by East Boston’s Ward 1 Democratic Committee and...

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Edwards Releases Housing and Development Policy

September 22, 2017
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Lydia Edwards, candidate for Boston City Council, released a comprehensive development and housing policy platform outlining her plan to mitigate overdevelopment, protect the character of our neighborhoods, and ensure that city government fights to keep middle class families in Boston. “Our neighborhoods are at a pivotal moment that requires bold, innovative leadership,” says Edwards....

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Candidate Farmer Pushes for Community Action on Opioid Crisis

September 22, 2017
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Focusing on the Boston and state-wide opioid-related overdose and death epidemic and the 400% increase in deaths from 2000-2015, Margaret Farmer, Candidate for Boston City Council, has called for creating a Boston version of the Angel program, pioneered and already successful in Gloucester, where an individual can walk into a police station and ask...

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How We’re Recognizing Recovery Month

September 22, 2017
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh I wouldn’t be where I am today without the recovery community — and I know many other Bostonians have had the same experience as me. That’s why it’s so important we create strong pathways to recovery, and why I’m proud Boston recognizes September as Recovery Month here in our...

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Letter to the Editor

September 22, 2017
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Community Volunteerism Hello Friends, East Boston has been a longtime transient neighborhood of Boston, home to the city’s newest immigrants. Currently, the neighborhood is undergoing a dramatic population shift as several new housing developments go in, and East Boston appears to the rest of the city to be one of the “last affordable places...

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Fall Is Here — Make the Most of It

September 22, 2017
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Although those of us who are fortunate to live near the coast may choose the summer as our favorite time of year, fall is the top choice of many of our fellow New Englanders — and a close second for the rest of us — when we are asked what is our favorite season....

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Obituaries 09-20-2017

September 22, 2017
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Mary LoConte Accomplished seamstress Mary C. (Viola) LoConte of Saugus, formerly of Revere, passed away on Thursday, September 14 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was 81 years old. Mary was an accomplished seamstress who worked on Newbury Street in Boston for many years custom making wedding gowns and doing window displays....

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Square and Park Officially Reopen During Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

September 15, 2017
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Square and Park Officially Reopen During Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

By John Lynds Business owners, residents, and East Boston drivers all breathed a collective sigh of relief this week when the Central Square rehab project wrapped up. After two years of disruptions to traffic patterns, parking and the square’s central park, Mayor Martin Walsh joined Eastie’s elected officials and community members to officially cut...

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Latinos Show Support for Mayor Walsh in Eastie

September 15, 2017
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Latinos Show Support for Mayor Walsh in Eastie

By John Lynds He’s taken a tough stance against President Donald Trump’s rhetoric against immigrants, challenged Trump’s travel bans, and recently stood up against the president’s removal of the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) or DREAMers program that hundreds of East Boston children benefitted from. This is why Latinos in Eastie are standing...

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