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A Day at the Races: Trainer Bernardini, Jockey Davis Each Record Three Win at Suffolk

June 13, 2012
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Trainer Jay Bernardini and jockey Jacqueline Davis each enjoyed three-win days before an enthusiastic Belmont Stakes Day crowd of 8,333 at Suffolk Downs on Saturday, June 9. Bernardini broke the ice for his first win of the season in the fifth race with Gesu ($10.20), ridden to victory by David Amiss. He and Amiss...

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Obituaries 06-13-2012

June 13, 2012
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Judith Bostrom Retired Employee of Bianco Inc. of Revere Judith A. (Collins) Bostrom of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on June 8 at the Leonard Florence Center of Chelsea following a long and arduous struggle with cancer. She was 68 years old. Born in Boston and raised and educated in East Boston, she...

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The Plan is Put Forward

June 6, 2012
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At a media event Tuesday morning, Suffolk Downs officials laid out their plans to the public about what exactly they are proposing to build at the race track should they be granted a casino license. What they revealed is that they want to build a casino with all the accompanying accoutremont but doing it...

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Good Luck, Francisco Urena

June 6, 2012
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The city of Boston has chosen East Boston resident Francisco Urena as its new Veterans’ Service Commissioner. The Marine combat veteran is taking over leadership of Veterans’ Service Department at a time when veterans have already returned home by the tens of thousands from Iraq and soon will be returning, from Afghanistan. The returning...

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The K Trust Does It Again

June 6, 2012
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We wish to thank the K Trust for once again awarding worthy East Boston students heading for college generous scholarships at its awards dinner last week. The K Trust, not to be confused with the local Kiwanis Club, is made up of six members: Chairman Phil Freehann, Michelle Weiss, George Gambale, Dom Caruso, Debbie...

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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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