Editorials

Project Bread

August 1, 2014
By

This summer, more than 50,000 children will enjoy a free, healthy breakfast, lunch, snack or dinner at one of more than 600 sites across Massachusetts—all part of the Summer Food Service Program, a federally funded nutrition program that provides free meals to children ages 18 and under when school is not in session. More...

Read more »

Vent Building Parks

July 25, 2014
By

Rep. Carlo Basile’s work to get all the parks surrounding the vent building reopened and others across Meridian Street adopted by the Health Center should be commended. Basile saw the vent building project as an opportunity to return these dormant open spaces back to the community. He put pressure on MassDOT and argued that...

Read more »

Cab Attack

July 25, 2014
By

An East Boston couple was arraigned yesterday on charges they beat and robbed a cab driver that refused to break traffic laws in order to get them to their destination, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said. Kristy Morgan, 28, and Robert Chamness, 32, both of East Boston, were arraigned in Boston Municipal...

Read more »

Remembering Two East Boston Community Leaders

July 21, 2014
By

The opening of the new state-of-the-art soccer field at Sen. Michael LoPresti Sr. Park and the re-dedication of the Anna DeFronzo Sr. Center are a reaffirmation of their legendary status in the East Boston community. Michael LoPresti Sr. was a well-known political figure who had a distinguished career in the Mass. State Senate. He...

Read more »

Zumix Concert Series

July 11, 2014
By

Last Sunday Zumix kicked off its annual Summer Concert Series at Piers Park. Thanks to Eastie’s popular youth performing arts center these Sunday afternoon concerts have been something residents look forward to each summer. The venue at Piers Park with its sweeping views of the Boston Harbor and skyline, one couldn’t ask for a...

Read more »

Enjoy a Safe and Sane Fourth

July 3, 2014
By

Back at the turn of the last century (i.e., 1900), newspapers exhorted their readers to observe a “safe and sane” Fourth of July. That’s because in communities big and small all across America, the founding of our nation had become a popular excuse for roving groups of young men to engage in mayhem of...

Read more »

Local Officials Seek to Have MGC Hold off Casino Decision

July 3, 2014
By

On the heels of two East Boston elected officials calling on the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to hold off granting gaming licenses until after the statewide ballot question is held in November, Mayor Martin Walsh joined the growing chorus last Thursday afternoon. “Today, I will file a stay with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, requesting that...

Read more »

The SJC Ruling

June 25, 2014
By

Tuesday’s decision by the Supreme Judiclal Court ordering that the question of whether Massachusetts can issue licenses for casino gambling must be placed before the voters for a referendum in November is one of seismic proportions, with the epicenter situated right here in the Everett-Chelsea-East Boston-Revere-Winthrop area and its reverberations extending throughout the state....

Read more »

River Revel

June 17, 2014
By

East Boston residents are invited to enjoy an afternoon and early evening on our beautiful and historic waterfront at the 11th Annual Chelsea River Revel; Saturday June 21st at the Condor Street Urban Wild. The Chelsea River, better known as the Chelsea Creek, may not always bring up images of nature and beauty to...

Read more »

Support the Salesians Boys & Girls Club Thursday

June 10, 2014
By

The Salesians Boys & Girls Club will host its annual fundraiser and awards ceremony on Thursday (tonight), June 12 at Suffolk Downs. Tickets are still on sale and the Salesians need the community’s help and support. Fr. John Nazzaro, who grew up in Eastie and knows the neighborhood, has been running the Salesians Boys...

Read more »

Real Time Web Analytics - Buzz Stat