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Community News Briefs

July 22, 2015
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Gove Street Citizens Association to meet The Gove Street Citizens Association monthly meeting will be on July 27 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Noddle Island Community Room located on the first floor of the Logan Rental Car Center at 15 Transportation Way. Parking available in the Porter Street lot adjacent to the...

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East Boston Man Injured in Boat Fire

July 22, 2015
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One East Boston man was injured when his boat caught fire at the Boston Shipyard and Marina on Marginal Street near Piers Park. Witnesses said they heard an explosion followed by fire that ultimately sunk the boat. Both Massport and Boston Fire crews arrived on the scene to contain the fire to the boat’s...

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State Budget Addresses City’s Concerns

July 22, 2015
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Governor Charlie Baker’s Fiscal Year Budget of $38.1 billion addresses many issues important to local residents while providing the foundation for future economic growth and increasing support and funding for local aid, education, human service programs, and opioid prevention grants. In East Boston, State Sen. Anthony Petruccelli and State Rep. Adrian Madaro worked diligently...

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Governor Baker Releases Opioid Working Group Recommendations

July 22, 2015
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Vowing to change the way the Commonwealth treats and even thinks about substance addiction, Governor Charlie Baker today released the findings of his Opioid Working Group, a comprehensive report detailing 65 actionable steps to curb the deadly opioid epidemic. The findings by the 18-member Working Group include short and long term action items to...

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Community News Briefs

July 22, 2015
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Wynn Reaches Out to Local Chambers of Commerce & State Organizations Wynn Resorts has aligned with 12 Chambers of Commerce and several diverse business advocacy groups to identify qualified Massachusetts minority-, women-, and veteran-owned consulting firms and contractors to work on the upcoming infrastructure design and construction of the $1.7 billion, five-star Wynn Resort in Everett. With several significant requests...

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Letter to the Editor

July 22, 2015
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Airport noise advice Have you noticed a severe increase in jet noise over East Boston recently?  Is your neighborhood afflicted by the flight paths determined by Logan’s new automated system called R-NAV?  Are you sick and tired of having your sleep disrupted and your family’s life negatively impacted by the roar of jet engines...

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East Boston Community Development Corporation

July 22, 2015
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2015 annual election of directors ELECTION TIMETABLE Nominations Open July 13, 2015 @ 9:00 a.m. Nominations Close July 27, 2015 @ 5:00 p.m. Annual Meeting of the Corporation & Election of Directors 7:00 p.m. – September 14, 2015 East Boston Community Development Corporation Office:  72 Marginal Street, Penthouse, 6th Floor Persons interested in filing...

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Summer is Here

July 22, 2015
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The excitement and bustle of the Fourth of July weekend has come and gone, and now we can a into our summer rhythm — whatever that may be for each of us and our families — for the remaining nine weeks before the Labor Day weekend. Mother Nature has cooperated by bringing us the...

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Guest Opinion

July 14, 2015
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Reaffirm commitment to soundproofing homes Department of Transportation/Federal Aviation Administration New England Region 12 New England Executive Park Burlington, MA. 01803 ATTN: Allan Goldsher Dear Mr. Goldsher: We, the elected representatives of East Boston, an airport host community, are writing this letter to outline our concerns regarding the meeting at the Massachusetts State Transportation...

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Suffolk University Partnership Will Boost East Boston Athletics

July 14, 2015
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The signing of an agreement between Suffolk University and the City of Boston that allows the university’s sports teams to use East Boston Memorial Stadium for home games and practices, but more importantly for the University to maintain and improve the stadium for all East Boston athletes, comes as welcome news. First we commend...

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