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Obituaries 05-16-2012

May 17, 2012
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Stacee Goldstein Real Estate Agent Stacee L. Goldstein of Winthrop, formerly of Saugus, died suddenly on May 9. She was 39 years old. A graduate of Saugus High School and Simmons College in Boston, she was a real estate agent, employed by Coleman Real Estate She was the beloved wife of Craig P. Nolan....

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The Outcome in Foxboro

May 10, 2012
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The casino sweepstakes has been turned upside down by the Robert Kraft/Steven Wynn decision to pull out of the competition in Foxboro. The overwhelming rejection in Monday balloting of selectman candidates open to casino development in Foxboro sent out a message loud and clear to casino developer Wynn and his local partner, Patriots owner...

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Patriots Cheerleaders Alumni Hold Meeting in East Boston

May 10, 2012
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The New England Patriots Cheerleaders Alumni Association (NEPCAA) convened for a meeting at the East Boston dance studio owned by Beverly Richards Buckley. Buckley is a former Patriots’ cheerleader and has fond memories of her days in uniform. She said she was happy to be a part of the newly formed group, serving as...

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Obituaries 05-09-2012

May 10, 2012
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Grace Cacciola Of Stoneham, formerly of East Boston Grace M. Cacciola of Stoneham, formerly of East Boston, died on May 3. She was 84 years old. She was the beloved daughter of the late Simone and Giuseppina (Sottile) Cacciola; devoted sister of the late John of Everett, Charles of S. Boston and Joseph N....

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The Mayor’s Breakfast

May 3, 2012
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An enormous crowd of East Boston people came to break bread with Mayor Thomas Menino at his annual breakfast held inside the main ballroom at the Hilton Hotel at Logan Airport Sunday morning. Crowd estimates varied but at least 500 men, women and children attended the event which was most notable due to the...

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Then Rain, the Chill and Short Memories

May 3, 2012
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In early March, historic temperature highs were broken. Day after day the temperature rose into the 80’s. Many of us were walking about in our shorts and wearing polo shirts and enjoying the heat into the late evening. Much of April was a bust – not bad weather, more warmth than some of us...

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Eastie Resident Fanning Winding Down a Tremendous Softball Career at SSU

May 3, 2012
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Katelynn Fanning began her softball career on the fields of East Boston. The East Boston T-Ball League was her first stop. When Robyn DiMeo launched the East Boston Girls Softball League at Festa Field, Fanning took to the pitcher’s mound and hasn’t looked back since. Always looking for a competitive environment, she continued her...

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Obituaries 05-02-2012

May 3, 2012
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Albert Bianchino Of Revere, formerly of East Boston Albert F. Bianchino of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on April 29. He was the beloved husband of Elaine (Colntonio) Bianchino; loving father of Jason Bianchino and his wife, Jamie of Revere and Albert Bianchino III of New York; dear brother of Teresa Bianchino of...

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At the Air Cargo Trade Show

April 25, 2012
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At the Air Cargo Trade Show

IMEX Cargo’s Michelle DeFronzo (center) is shown with Brandon Fried of the AirForwarders Association of Washington, DC (left) and Diane Modica, former Boston City Councillor and president of the East Boston Chamber of Commerce (right). DeFronzo is the president of the Air Cargo Club of New England. The photo was taken at the recent...

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Casino Effort Turns Ugly in Foxboro

April 25, 2012
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Before the state’s Gambling Commission gets down to the business of awarding a license to an applicant in either East Boston/Revere or Foxboro, they will have to ask themselves collectively this question: which area is more suited to a casino and which area needs the economic boost more than the other and which area...

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