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Police Briefs 07-11-2012

July 16, 2012
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July 1, 2012 An East Boston man was arrested and charged with domestic violence. Matthew Douglas Jung of 100 Meridian Street, East Boston was arrested and charged with assault & battery by means of a dangerous weapon. July 2, 2012 An East Boston man was arrested and charged with violating an existing court order...

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Obituaries 07-11-2012

July 16, 2012
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Anthony Capaldo Winthrop Sealer of Weights and Measures Anthony A. Capaldo of Taunton, formerly of East Boston, died on July 1 after a long illness at the Boston Medical Center. He was 65 years old. Born in Cambridge and raised and educated in East Boston, he lived here until moving to Taunton seven years...

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Skyline View

July 4, 2012
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Skyline View

Last week’s hot and humid weather brought throngs of residents to East Boston’s Piers Park hoping to catch a breeze from the Boston Harbor. Here, a resident checks out the skyline view from the famed Eastie park at about sunset. The park, full of families, picnickers and sailors, was a picture perfect summer scene.

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The Fourth of July Celebration

July 4, 2012
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It will be a thoughtful day for many of those celebrating the Fourth of July holiday. Virtually nothing about our lives is the way it used to be anymore. Everything about American life is vastly changed. The future looks uncertain. The past, at times, looks better and better in reflection. Yet the Fourth of...

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Obituaries 07-03-2012

July 4, 2012
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Alfred Morelli  Retired Boston Parks and Recreation Dept. Superintendent  Alfred J. Morelli of Medford, formerly of East Boston, died on June 29. A US Navy veteran of World War II and the retired City of Boston Parks and Recreations Superintendent, he was the beloved husband of Claire (Phillips) Morelli with whom he shared 60...

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On the Waterfront

June 27, 2012
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On the Waterfront

Preparing to sail in the early morning at Piers Park is one of East Boston’s finest traditions over the past decade. Hundreds of Eastie children have learned how to sail in the Piers Park program. The Boston skyline rising in the background rounds out a rather extraordinary East Boston scene.

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No Eastie Casino Group Rallies Against Proposal

June 27, 2012
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Since its public protest against the $1 billion proposal to build a casino at Suffolk Downs earlier this month, the No Eastie Casino grassroots group has seen a swell of support. On their David and Goliath plight, the group has been educating on-the-fence residents of the undesirable realities a casino would mean for the...

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Community Discussion About Casino: The Way to Go

June 27, 2012
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Recent meetings involving those for and against casino development in East Boston have yielded few surprises. One surprise, however, is the lack of fury against a casino development here although there are many voices against a casino. And by the same token, those for a casino development are not running around the neighborhood shouting...

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Obituaries 06-27-2012

June 27, 2012
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Rosemarie DeSisto Sylvania Retiree Rosemarie (Diorio) DeSisto of Winthrop, formerly of Everett and East Boston, died at her late residence on June 14. She was 91 years old. Born in Boston, the daughter of the late Domenica (Volta) and Giuseppe Diorio, she worked as an assembler for Sylvania prior to her retirement. She was...

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EBHS Class of 72 Reunion Sept. 15

June 22, 2012
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East Boston High School Class of 1972 is celebrating their 40th reunion at Kowloon 948 Broadway, Saugus MA 781-233-0077 on September 15 from 7 – 11 PM. There will be a family style sit down banquet dinner. Great Entertainment by National Recognized Comedians:  Paul D’Angelo and Johnny Pizzi and special guest singer/DJ Barry Mooney....

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