Editorials

Self Defense Classes

February 26, 2014
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The self-defense class being offered for free by the Boston Police is something women should think about. While the recent incidents were most likely isolated, you can never be too careful while living in a big city. Learning the basics of how to protect yourself from an attacker will give some women here in...

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Monday’s Assaults

February 18, 2014
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The detectives and police at District 7 are working hard to catch the suspect/suspects responsible for three assaults on women that took place Monday evening. These assaults, like the ones that took place at the end of the summer in 2012 have alarmed many, especially women, in the neighborhood. Police are urging women to...

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Snow and Cold: A Tough Winter, but We’re up for It

February 13, 2014
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When we were younger, we never truly understood what our grandmother meant when she would say, “It’s been a long, hard winter.” In a child’s world, a big snowstorm means no school, which would leave us free to go sledding, build igloos in the mounds of snow created by the snow plows, and roam...

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Congratulations, EBLL President Chuckie Cassaro

February 5, 2014
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We join the local sports community in congratulating Chuckie Cassaro on his election as president of the East Boston Little League. Cassaro is a lifelong East Boston resident and has two children, Anthony, 21, who is a student at Salem State University majoring in Criminal Justice, and C.J., 10, who plays in the Major...

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Chamber Installation

February 3, 2014
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On Thursday at Spinelli s East Boston and the Chamber of Commerce will welcome its new officers and board. Scott Heigelmann of Heavy Advertising was elected as the East Boston Chamber of Commerce s new president in December and we are sure he s up to the task of leading the group over the...

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He Had a Dream: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King

January 22, 2014
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Despite the countless number of times that we have heard Dr. Martin Luther King’s speeches on TV news shows and specials over the past 50 years (okay, we’re revealing how old we are), we never fail to feel a chill run through us when we listen to his words in that distinctive voice and...

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Support the Taste of Eastie

January 15, 2014
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Eastie residents will again put aside those post holiday and carb conscience diets next Tuesday during the 18th Annual Taste of Eastie. A local culinary tradition that brings the neighborhood and old friends together through food, the event’s success has long been attributed to its perfect blend of community, camaraderie and cuisine—and this year...

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Attend the Don Orione Job Fair

January 15, 2014
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If you are looking for a career in health career look no further than next week’s job fair at the Don Orione Nursing Home. On Wednesday, January 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the nursing and rehabilitation center will be busy trying to recruit residents for openings for full and part-time positions. Jobs...

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Walsh Has Full Agenda and He Deserves Our Support

January 8, 2014
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh has taken over the reins of power at Boston City Hall and he has set high goals for his administration. These goals are never easy to attain under the best of circumstances and these are not the best of circumstances. As a new adminstration, many residents are expecting quick changes,...

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Ring out the Old…. We Wish Our Readers a Happy and Healthy 2014

December 31, 2013
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New Year’s Day really isn’t different than any other day of the year.  It is a day that has no real significance other than its place on the calendar. However, that lack of meaningfulness also is New Year’s greatest asset.  New Year’s Day belongs to everyone because it has no particular religious or political...

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