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New Outdoor Seating Area in Maverick Square

June 5, 2013
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New Outdoor Seating Area in Maverick Square

Customers enjoy a lunch break at Market Caf’s new outdoor seating area in Maverick Square.

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The Right Thing to Do

June 5, 2013
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We at the East Boston Times have many friends and family members that serve as members of local police forces. This week our Congressman, U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano filed the “Officer Sean Collier Campus Police Recognition Act of 2013” in memory of MIT Police Officer Sean Collier, who was murdered on the evening of...

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It’s off to the Races at Suffolk Downs Opening Day Festivities

June 5, 2013
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Female riders dominated the Opening Day card at Suffolk Downs, combining to win five of the nine races before an enthusiastic crowd of 7,377 on hand to celebrate the start of the 2013 live racing season and honor members of the community who served in the immediate aftermath of the Boston Marathon tragedy. Andria...

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Obituaries 06-05-2013

June 5, 2013
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Padova Antonino North End Resident Padova Antonino of the North End of Boston died on May 30. He was the beloved husband of the late Rosa (Ferrigno); devoted father of Paola Giacalone and her husband, Lorenzo and the late Alfonso; cherished grandfather of seven grandchildren and four loving great grandchildren. His Funeral will be held from...

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Chamber’s $10,000 Dinner

May 29, 2013
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Chamber’s $10,000 Dinner

Karen Pastore and Joseph Ruggiero during last week’s annual Chamber of Commerce $10,000 dinner at the Boston Harbor Hyatt. As always, Ruggiero served as the Master of Ceremonies during last Thursday’s exciting event. Proceeds from the fundraiser go towards helping expand Chamber programs in the community.

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Good News for Local Beach Goers

May 29, 2013
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The report card that came out Sunday by Save the Harbor/Save the Bay certainly comes as good news for local beach goers. Constitution Beach was in the top 10 of the cleanest beaches in the metro Boston area. And for many residents, the only relief from the summer heat comes at cooling down at...

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East Boston Knights Back in Action

May 29, 2013
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The smell of summer is here and that can only mean one thing.  The East Boston Knights are anxious to get there seasons under way.  The Knights have two teams, they play in the Yawkey Baseball League (YBL) and the Royal Rooters Baseball League (RRBL).   Both of these leagues are 18+ mens amateur wooden...

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Obituaries 05-29-2013

May 29, 2013
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David Heres Of East Boston David W. Heres of East Boston died on May 24. He was the beloved husband of Jacqueline (Breh) Heres with whom he shared 21 years of marriage; loving father of Adriana Heres of East Boston; cherished son of Albert ‘Alby’ and Dorothy (Piantedosi) Heres of Revere; dear brother of...

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City Councilor Sal Lamattina Stands in for Mayor Thomas Menino

May 22, 2013
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City Councilor Sal Lamattina Stands in for Mayor Thomas Menino

City Councilor Sal LaMattina stands in for Mayor Thomas Menino during the Mayor’s annual coffee hour at the Lamson Street Playground in Jeffries Point. LaMattina did the honors of handing the spring flowers out to the seniors that attended last week’s event.

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Memorial Day

May 22, 2013
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Memorial Day usually is the unofficial start of the all too brief summer in New England.  Temperatures become hotter and days also become longer.   For many grade school students, Memorial Day means that the end of the school year is in sight with only weeks remaining of books, teachers and homework. The deeper meaning...

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