Editorials

Congratulations,East Boston Little League

August 5, 2015
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We congratulate the East Boston Little League All-Star team on winning the District 12 championship in the Jimmy Fund Tournament this past weekend in Melrose. This impressive victory over teams from larger communities was the result of a total team effort by the manager, Chucky Cassaro, the coaches, Krysten Hunt and Frank DiNublia, and...

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Sheriff’s Department Urban Farming Program Looks to Grow Success, Reduce Recidivism

July 29, 2015
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The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department is once again hard at work planting the seeds for the potential success of at the House of Correction. Literally.  Now in its third year, the Urban Farming Program is an initiative developed by Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and Department staff that teaches inmates the basics of...

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Tuxbury Receives Master of Education

July 29, 2015
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Kristen Tuxbury of East Boston, MA received a Master of Education from American International College (AIC) in Springfield, MA. AIC awarded 550 undergraduate and graduate degrees at its 2015 Commencement ceremony. More than 200 undergraduate and nearly 330 graduate degrees were awarded to students representing sixteen states and six countries. American International College is...

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Garcia Named to High Honors

July 29, 2015
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Gillary Garcia of East Boston, from the class of 2016 at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School, has been named to the high honor roll for the 2015 spring trimester. Gillary received high honors, which requires a grade point average of 3.6 or above for the marking period. Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall is a coeducational day and...

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Thank You Noah and Masport

July 29, 2015
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What could be nicer than spending a summer night outdoors on a blanket with your children watching a movie?  There is something magical about that moment. Massport and NOAH have teamed up to bring this type of experience to many East Boston families with their sponsorship of films at Bremen Street Park.  While the...

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Thank You,Dave Modica

July 29, 2015
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Dave Modica, owner of Ecco restaurant, has proven that he is a great neighbor.  When Dave recently bought the building next door to his restaurant, there was also a billboard sign.  Those signs are moneymakers, as advertisers pay large sums of money to get their message up there.  However, many of these billboard signs...

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Whales Ahoy

July 29, 2015
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Last week a couple of whales were spotted in Boston Harbor. For those of us growing up in Boston in the 1970’s and 80’s, when many of our rivers and the harbor served as a toxic chemical and sewage dump, the appearance of seals and now whales in the harbor is a sure sign...

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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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