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Scenes from East Boston Little League

June 6, 2012
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The 2012 East Boston Little League season is trucking along with several minor, major and senior league games being played ach week across Eastie. From Noyes Park to the East Boston Stadium to Festa Field, there has been great excitement and participation this year. Below are scenes from a recent Major League game between...

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Obituaries 06-06-2012

June 6, 2012
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Amedeo Ritsi, Sr. East Boston Resident Amedeo Risti, Sr. of East Boston died on May 28. He was the beloved husband of Jeanne (DelTergo) Risti with whom he shared 57 years of marriage; loving father of Stephen Risti and his wife, Denise of Stoneham, Michael Risti of Maine, Amedeo Risti, Jr. and his wife,...

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Suffolk University Law School Graduation Ceremonies

May 31, 2012
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Suffolk University Law School Graduation Ceremonies

 It was a family affair for the Nucci family of East Boston during both the Suffolk University and Suffolk University Law School graduation ceremonies on Sunday, May 20, at the Bank of America Pavilion in Boston.   Proud dad, John Nucci, vice president of Government and Community Affairs at Suffolk University, was there to...

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Mayor Says EB Waterfront Development Very Close

May 31, 2012
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At a meeting held inside city hall last week with members of the local press, including Reporter John Lynds of the East Boston Times Free Press, Mayor Thomas Menino made it plain and clear that the East Boston waterfront is  a step away from contracts being signed for the development of the waterfront. Responding...

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Thank you, Kiwanis

May 31, 2012
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Any time 13 local seniors in high school receive scholarships from a local organization as they prepare to go to college in the fall is a terrific occasion to celebrate and to acknowledge. This is exactly what occurred recently when the local Kiwanis Club headed by Edward Coletta, made its annual K-Trust Scholarship awards...

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Eastie High Students Fare Well in City League Championship

May 31, 2012
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Despite May showers on both days, the annual city league track championship for the Boston Public Schools took place at recently White Stadium. The two-day event was a colorful sight as students from East Boston and other Boston high schools competed in the many events. While Latin Academy is the new city champion with...

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Obituaries 05-30-2012

May 31, 2012
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William Martino Of Florida, formerly of East Boston William F. Martino of Port St. Lucie, FL, formerly of East Boston, died on May 26. He was the beloved husband of the late Florence G. (DeMattia); devoted father of William, Linda (Quigley), Florence, Donna (Arone), Edward, Michael and Richard. Funeral Services will be held at...

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Memorial Day 2012

May 24, 2012
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The long weekend for those of us living safely throughout the nation is much more than that for all of us. Whether we recognize and feel the intensity of the Memorial Day holiday or not, whether we  understand what sacrifice and battlefield death are all about, the one day of the year which is...

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Even Though Local Team Lost: Tournament Was a Big Winner

May 24, 2012
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The East Boston High School baseball team lost to Madison Park Saturday in the second game of the annual Strike Out Colon Cancer baseball tournament Saturday at East Boston Stadium but despite the loss the tournament was a big win for coach Phil Brangiforte. Malden beat Newton North in the first game and then...

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Obituaries 05-23-2012

May 24, 2012
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Grace Flynn Member of Winthrop Catholic Women’s Club Grace M. Flynn of Winthrop died May 16 at the Glen Ridge Nursing Center. She was 93 years old. Born in Boston, the dear daughter of the late Ethel B. (Rowland) and Thomas F. Flynn, she was a graduate of East Boston High School and Boston...

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