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Ring out the Old…. We Wish Our Readers a Happy and Healthy 2013

January 1, 2013
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We often quote a verse from Alfred Lord Tennyson’s “Ring Out Wild Bells” when we write our annual New Year’s editorial. We write about the events that happened in the old year and discuss those that may come in the new, as well as our hopes for a better year than the year before....

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Jets Host the 8th Annual Deep Freeze Tournament

January 1, 2013
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The East Boston High School hockey team and hockey players from Boston area schools faced off last week at Porrazzo Rink in East Boston in a two-day hockey tournament to raise money for the Boston Medical Center (BMC) Breast Cancer Research Center. The Jets hosted the 8th Annual Deep Freeze high school hockey tournament,...

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Obituaries 01-02-2013

January 1, 2013
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Adeline Corrado Former Boston Public Library Employee Adeline R. Corrado of Revere died on December 24 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital.  She was 89 years old. Born in East Boston, she graduated from Revere High School, Class of 1942, and was a former employee of the Boston Public Library. She was the beloved daughter...

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This is the Season: Time to Think About Those Less Fortunate

December 25, 2012
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Another holiday season is here and, as you are reading this, it almost will be over. All of the preparations and plans we’ve made in anticipation of the seasonal events soon will come to fruition and will become just another memory in our photo albums and DVD files. Most of us will mark the...

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The Shot Heard Around the World

December 25, 2012
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It’s one thing to hit the game winning shot but it’s another thing to do it 80 feet out with one second left on the clock. That’s exactly what happened when East Boston High School senior guard Pat Santos took a foul shot rebound down by two points and heaved the ball 80 feet...

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Obituaries 12-26-2012

December 25, 2012
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Daniel ‘Danny’ Filippone Member of Teamsters Union Daniel “Danny” F. Filippone of East Boston died on December 19. A US Airforce veteran of Korea and a member of Teamster Local 379, he was the beloved husband of Virginia (Smith) Filippone; loving father of Veronica Shaponick and her husband, Robert of East Boston, Dana DelPrato...

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‘Jingle Bells’ During the School’s Annual Christmas Pageant.

December 20, 2012
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‘Jingle Bells’ During the School’s Annual Christmas Pageant.

East Boston Central Catholic School’s K-0 class performs ‘Jingle Bells’ during the school’s annual Christmas Pageant. This year’s pageant was dedicated and performed in honor of the students and staff that lost they lives last Friday at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

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This is Not the Bypass Road

December 20, 2012
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This is Not the Bypass Road

An 18-Wheeler block Neptune Road nearly three weeks after the opening of the long-awaited Marty Coughlin Bypass Road. Massport is working to get more Logan Airport related traffic to use the newly opened $24 million road that cuts under Day Square.

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A Mobile City Hall

December 20, 2012
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For many residents living in neighborhoods like East Boston, West Roxbury or Dorchester getting to City Hall to accomplish a basic service like obtaining a birth certificate can turn into a multiple hours long task.   This is even before the start of the renovations to the Government Center MBTA stop that will be closed...

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Outrage at Newtown

December 20, 2012
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In the morning and early afternoon hours of last Friday, virtually every parent looked at their children – whether those children were young or old – and felt the terror that parents in Newtown felt. It was too easy to imagine the screams of little six-year-old children facing down the real “monster under the...

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