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Obituaries 04-22-2015

April 23, 2015
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Anthony Giovanniello Of East Boston Anthony Giovanniello of East Boston died on April 11. He was 64 years old. A past employee for over 35 years of the City of Boston DPW and Past Vice President AFSCME, he was the devoted son of the late Amilio and Josephine (Polignone) Giovanniello; dear brother of Rocco...

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Madaro Sworn in as Eastie’s State Rep.

April 21, 2015
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Madaro Sworn in as Eastie’s State Rep.

Adrian Madaro officially became East Boston’s state representative at a swearing-in ceremony April 8 at the House Chambers in the Statehouse. Governor Charlie Baker administered the oaths of office to Rep. Madaro and Rep. Hannah Kane, who were each elected to their positions March 31. Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo hosted a...

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Appreciation Colm Bohill:Beloved Member of the Independent Newspaper Group

April 21, 2015
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There was never a time when one could not laugh with him, nor a moment that passed when he was short of the perfect word to describe any situation. That’s how friends, family and co-workers most remember Colm Bohill, 69, a long-time partner at the Independent News Group who passed away at Whidden Hospital...

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Sports 04-15-2015

April 21, 2015
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EB Roundup Eastie track teams fall to Latin Academy in openers The East Boston High School boys and girls outdoor track teams fell to Boston Latin Academy in their season openers Monday at White Stadium. Joel Pastrana, a key player for last fall’s East Boston football team, provided a highlighting by winning the 100...

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Obituaries 04-15-2015

April 21, 2015
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Obituaries 04-15-2015

Arthur ‘Artie’ Smith, Jr. Life long member of Jeffries Point Yacht Club Arthur “Artie” J. Smith, Jr. of East Boston died on April 13. He was 75 years old. Artie, who was a life long member of Jeffries Point Yacht Club, was the beloved husband of Janice Florentine; loving father of Tracey, Colleen, Kathleen...

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YMCA Annual Breakfast Fundraiser

April 9, 2015
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YMCA Annual Breakfast Fundraiser

The East Boston YMCA held their annual Reach out for Youth Campaign last Thursday at the the Logan Hilton. More than $140,000 was raised at the breakfast. Shown above from left are Gertie Weiss, YMCA Vice President Wendy Zinn and Simon Ho.

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Manager of the Year:Liana Lamattina Guided the Campaign To Elect Madaro as State Representative

April 9, 2015
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Manager of the Year:Liana Lamattina Guided the Campaign To Elect Madaro as State Representative

It could be said that two potential political superstars emerged on Election Night in East Boston. At 26 years old Adrian Madaro was elected state representative and with his youth, impeccable academic credentials, knowledge of the issues, and personality, the sky is the limit in Massachusetts politics and beyond. And then there was the...

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Congratulations and Good Luck, State Rep. Madaro

April 9, 2015
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We congratulate Adrian Madaro on his election as state representative for East Boston’s seat in the House of Representative and wish him the best as he is inaugurated today for this esteemed position in our government. Adrian is a lifelong resident who won the seat after an exciting, hard-fought campaign in which five Democratic...

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A Great One Giving Back: Former East Boston Star Krysten Hunt Is Now Coaching Little League Baseball

April 9, 2015
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The players on the East Boston Little League Astros team might not know how spectacular Krysten Hunt was as a softball player, but by now they know how much she loves the game. Krysten Hunt can’t disguise her enthusiasm for the sport or hold back on her knowledge of the fundamentals. She fell in...

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Obituaries 04-08-2015

April 9, 2015
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Dina Ferrera Passed away on Easter Sunday Dina M. (Coccimiglio) Ferrera of Revere passed away on Easter Sunday, April 5. She was 46 years old. The cherished daughter of Elena (Beatrice) and Nick Coccimiglio and daughter-in-law of Angela (Piscitelli) and Salvatore Ferrera, she was the beloved wife of Michael Ferrera; loving step-mother of Michael...

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