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Eastie Hockey Club to Hold Benefit

February 29, 2012
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Eastie Hockey Club to Hold Benefit

The Boston Massacre Men’s Hockey Club is hosting a charity game on Saturday, April 7 at 6 p.m. in memory of Nunziato Orlando who died on Tuesday, February 7 after a long battle with Muscular Dystrophy. He was 33. The event will be the 1st Annual Skate for Nunz Charity Game and will raise...

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Spinelli’s to Hold Exposition for Quinceañera and Boda

February 29, 2012
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Spinelli’s to Hold Exposition for Quinceañera and Boda

Spinelli’s has been the popular home for East Boston youth sports banquets, Chamber of Commerce, Kiwanis, and Rotary events and all kinds of social gatherings through the years. It’s also been “the” place for weddings and birthday parties for East Bostonians and neighboring residents through the years. Spinelli’s will showcase its birthday and wedding...

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Getting Better with Time

February 29, 2012
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It is very rare for the Boston City Councillor from East Boston to receive top billing in a lead Boston Globe editorial yet this is exactly what occurred recently for our Councillor Sal LaMattina. LaMattina’s efforts to control the ugliness and the depressing spread of satellite dishes mounted on the front of buildings and...

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Gambling Commission Choices Being Made

February 29, 2012
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Time is rapidly approaching when the State’s newly authorized gambling commission must be in working order and ready for the mandate set by the Legislature when it passed the expanded gambling bill which allows casinos in Massachusetts. The timely naming of the commissioners is important to East Boston as we are in the running...

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Police Briefs 02-29-2012

February 29, 2012
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Monday, February 20 Pedro Mejia of 86 Lexington Street, East Boston was arrested and charged with assault & battery. Marvin Alvarenga of 472 Sumner Street, East Boston was arrested and charged with assault & battery and several outstanding warrants. Wednesday, February 22 No Arrest. Thursday, February 23 Allel Bouteldja of 156 Cottage Street, East...

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Obituaries 02-29-2012

February 29, 2012
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Joseph “Giuseppe” DiFabio Of Stoneham, formerly of East Boston Joseph “Giuseppe” “Peppino” DiFabio of Stoneham, formerly of Medford and East Boston, died on February 22. He was the loving husband of Nelida (D’Keini) DiFabio; devoted father of Dr. Liliana DiFabio of Boston, Louie DiFabio and his wife, Teresa of Revere and Alex DiFabio of...

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Fares are Rising

February 22, 2012
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The MBTA is saying that services will remain intact, entirely without cuts, if fares can go up by 25%. At first blush, this sounds much better than Draconian cuts that would have affected all public transit users in Boston’s neighborhoods and the cities and towns served by the MBTA in the Greater Boston nexus....

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Good Luck, Diane Modica

February 22, 2012
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Last week, Diane Modica was installed as the President of the East Boston Chamber of Commerce. Modica is among the most widely known and supremely capable women in this neighborhood, having served as a Boston City Councilor from East Boston. She was also serving as Vice-President of the Chamber before moving up to head...

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Eastie Hockey Appears Underdog in City Rivalry

February 22, 2012
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If you look at the history the odds seem to be stacked against the East Boston High School boys hockey team to beat rival Latin Academy in Thursday’s Boston City League Championship at Northeastern’s Matthews Arena. This will be the fifth time the Jets and Dragons have faced off in the title game with...

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Obituaries 02-22-2012

February 22, 2012
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Edith Lafleur Of Virginia, formerly of East Boston Edith ( Alessandroni) Lafleur of Virginia, formerly of East Boston, died on February 16. She was in her 89th year. She was the devoted mother of Richard Lafleur and his wife, Fran of East Walpole and Rosemary Wlaschin and her husband “Butch” of Virginia; dear sister...

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