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Obituaries 01-18-2017

January 20, 2017
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John Votta Animal lover and longtime Angell Memorial Hospital technician      John F. Votta, born August 23, 1943, a resident of Winthrop, formerly of Orient Heights East Boston, passed away on January 15. He was 73 years old. John loved animals, especially horses, and spent much of his youth and young adulthood riding and...

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Rep Madaro, Sen Boncore Are Sworn In

January 13, 2017
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Rep Madaro, Sen Boncore Are Sworn In

By John Lynds Last Thursday at the State House,  Rep. Adrian Madaro (D-East Boston) was sworn in to his second term as East Boston’s State Representative while Sen. Joseph Boncore (D-Winthrop) was sworn in for his first full term as the neighborhood’s State Senator. “I couldn’t be more excited to start my second term...

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Early Morning Fire Displaces Four

January 13, 2017
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Early Morning Fire Displaces Four

By John Lynds Boston Fire Department officials always say the most dangerous fires occur late at night or in the early morning hours when people are asleep. That is exactly what happened last week on Byron Street and luckily no one was injured. Boston Fire responded to a call of a house on fire...

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APAC Fuel Assistance Program is in Full Swing

January 13, 2017
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By John Lynds As the weather gets colder Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD)  Energy Programs Director Kathy Tobin expects more residents will be signing up for the annual Fuel Assistance Program at ABCD’s Meridian Street APAC office.  This year APAC and ABCD will help thousands of resident in Eastie and across the city...

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Carbon Monoxide Leak in Eastie

January 13, 2017
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By John Lynds Smoldering underground power lines were the cause of a carbon monoxide leak into an apartment building on Elbow Street as well as the East Boston Courthouse on Sunday night. The Boston Fire Department was called to 2-4 Elbow St. at 10:45 p.m. Sunday for reports of a gas leak. Upon arrival...

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Rick Roberto Named General Manager at Hilton Garden Inn

January 13, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Hilton Garden In Boston Logan Airport has tabbed Rick Roberto as its new general manager. Roberto, who along with current Hilton Garden Inn sales manager Steve Haley helped pioneer the resurgence of the hospitality industry next door in Chelsea, began in his new position on Dec. 29 at the 178-room hotel...

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Winter’s Here — Bundle Up

January 13, 2017
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Winter arrived in full force earlier this week, with a big snowstorm and skin-numbing temperatures. But we are New Englanders, so we know what to expect and how to prepare for it. Indeed, if you were shoveling snow as we were throughout the past weekend, not only did we benefit from a great workout,...

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What Would Martin Luther King Jr. Think?

January 13, 2017
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When one considers that it has been almost 49 years since Martin Luther King was assassinated, it is easy to understand why so many of our fellow Americans today have so little understanding of who he was and what he accomplished. Every school child for the past generation knows well the story of Martin...

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Jet Stream: Sons of Former EBHS Star Gerard Boyce Are Soaring in Everett

January 13, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Gerard Boyce has a seat at the table of East Boston High School’s greatest athletes. Boyce was an All-Star performer in two sports during a majestic career that would earn him admission to St. Thomas More prep school and a spot on the Central Connecticut State University football team. “They used...

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Obituaries 01-11-2017

January 13, 2017
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Maria Krupwich Of East Boston Maria (Nona) Krupwich of East Boston passed away peacefully in Yarmouth on January 9. The beloved wife of the late Joseph Krupwich, she was the devoted mother of Linda and Catherine Sheldon, both of Yarmouth; cherished grandmother of Louis Pizzano, James and John Mulloy and is also survived by...

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