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Police Briefs 02-29-2012

February 29, 2012
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Monday, February 20 Pedro Mejia of 86 Lexington Street, East Boston was arrested and charged with assault & battery. Marvin Alvarenga of 472 Sumner Street, East Boston was arrested and charged with assault & battery and several outstanding warrants. Wednesday, February 22 No Arrest. Thursday, February 23 Allel Bouteldja of 156 Cottage Street, East...

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Obituaries 02-29-2012

February 29, 2012
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Joseph “Giuseppe” DiFabio Of Stoneham, formerly of East Boston Joseph “Giuseppe” “Peppino” DiFabio of Stoneham, formerly of Medford and East Boston, died on February 22. He was the loving husband of Nelida (D’Keini) DiFabio; devoted father of Dr. Liliana DiFabio of Boston, Louie DiFabio and his wife, Teresa of Revere and Alex DiFabio of...

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Fares are Rising

February 22, 2012
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The MBTA is saying that services will remain intact, entirely without cuts, if fares can go up by 25%. At first blush, this sounds much better than Draconian cuts that would have affected all public transit users in Boston’s neighborhoods and the cities and towns served by the MBTA in the Greater Boston nexus....

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Good Luck, Diane Modica

February 22, 2012
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Last week, Diane Modica was installed as the President of the East Boston Chamber of Commerce. Modica is among the most widely known and supremely capable women in this neighborhood, having served as a Boston City Councilor from East Boston. She was also serving as Vice-President of the Chamber before moving up to head...

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Eastie Hockey Appears Underdog in City Rivalry

February 22, 2012
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If you look at the history the odds seem to be stacked against the East Boston High School boys hockey team to beat rival Latin Academy in Thursday’s Boston City League Championship at Northeastern’s Matthews Arena. This will be the fifth time the Jets and Dragons have faced off in the title game with...

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Obituaries 02-22-2012

February 22, 2012
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Edith Lafleur Of Virginia, formerly of East Boston Edith ( Alessandroni) Lafleur of Virginia, formerly of East Boston, died on February 16. She was in her 89th year. She was the devoted mother of Richard Lafleur and his wife, Fran of East Walpole and Rosemary Wlaschin and her husband “Butch” of Virginia; dear sister...

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It’s Tax Season Again: and APAC Can Help

February 15, 2012
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Most people don’t want to think about it but it’s that time of the year to begin thinking about filing 2011 tax returns. For many working people in East Boston there’s some relief from the confusing process of figuring out taxes. East Boston APAC, in partnership with the City of Boston, has kicked off...

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Arinella’s Retirement Marks New Courthouse

February 15, 2012
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David Arinella, chief probation officer for the East Boston District court for the past five years has retired. His retirement signals the end of a long and distinguished career of a man who came to be noted over the years for his intellectual powers as well as his ability to be fair and to...

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Ten Days Away

February 15, 2012
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Can you believe, spring training begins in Florida in ten days. The Red Sox have already sent their equipment to the Sunshine state and their new manager Bobby Valentine is said to be ready to go. Perhaps the Red Sox this coming season can do a bit better than the Patriots and bring home...

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EBMHL Winding Down, Playoffs Near

February 15, 2012
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Only five weeks remain in the EBMHL’s third season and with all squads advancing to the playoffs at the end of the regular season, the jockeying for position has begun. Lightning Express, the surprise of the EBMHL, still after 21 weeks of play remains the top dog just above the surging and very dangerous...

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