Editorials

Gutierrez Named East Boston YMCA’s New Executive Director

March 18, 2015
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The East Boston YMCA this week announced the successor of former Executive Director Joey Cuzzi. Ann-Margaret Gutierrez will fill the role of executive director of the East Boston YMCA left vacant since Cuzzi retired last year. Gutierrez will become only the third executive director at the Eastie YMCA after Cuzzi and Eastie YMCA founder...

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Adrian Madaro Wins Primary, But All of East Boston Is Victorious

March 11, 2015
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Adrian Madaro was the clear-cut winner in the Democratic primary for state representative, but all of East Boston emerged victorious because of the high quality campaigns conducted by the five candidates and the honorableness they showed after the highly competitive election March 1. Joe Ruggiero, Ed Deveau, Lou Scapicchio, and Camilo Hernandez all stopped...

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Letter to the Editor

March 11, 2015
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Home Town Hero  Dear Editor In a world were hero’s come from the military or the political arena, which they deserve, we can lose sight of unsung heroes who live in our community and truly live a life of under the radar of papers or notoriety.  One such hero is Irene DiMarco a little...

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Many Homeowners Unaware of Living in Flood Zones

March 11, 2015
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According to a study conducted by NOAH’s Community Building and Environment Department only 10 percent of East Bostonians living in revised flood zones are aware they are at risk of flood damage from a superstorm or future sea level rise. Last Thursday, NOAH’s held another in a series of meetings as part of its...

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We Are One Community

March 4, 2015
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When hateful notes were found in the Shirley Avenue in Revere last week – notes that were threatening to Muslims – the city rallied and responded in an extraordinary way. First of all, the Revere Police responded to the situation with the utmost seriousness. While the specific threats on the notes, which purported to...

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Congratulations East Boston Hockey and Boys Basketball Teams on Their Successful Seasons

March 4, 2015
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We begin by joining the East Boston sports community in congratulating EBHS hockey coach Bob Anthony and his team on winning the 2015 Boston City League championship. The Jets’ overtime victory over Latin Academy truly was one of the highlights of the winter season for the EBHS athletic program. The team fought hard against...

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Get Out and Vote for State Representative on Tuesday March 3

February 25, 2015
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We in East Boston are very fortunate that we have five very qualified Democratic candidates who are seeking the nomination for state representative in the primary election set for this Tuesday, March 3. The candidates are Ed Deveau, Camilo Hernandez, Adrian Madaro, Joe Ruggiero, and Lou Scapicchio. All five candidates have been working very...

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Letters to the Editor

February 25, 2015
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Supporting Ed Deveau Dear Editor: With one week to go before Election Day, East Boston has seen a unique campaign for State Representative.  We’ve heard from five candidates with very different backgrounds and levels of experience, countless mailers and phone calls, and signs buried by snow banks.  When I go to cast my vote...

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The Winter of Our Discontent

February 18, 2015
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Although the temperatures have been below zero with wind chills even colder, tempers have been rising among just about all of us as the snow and our frustrations continue to pile up. Yes, life is difficult in the city, where parking spaces are non-existent, tickets are being issued, cars are being towed, traffic is...

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Letters to the Editor

February 18, 2015
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Experience To the Editor That was my biggest takeaway from the Candidates’ Forum held last Wednesday at Sacred Heart Church. There are a lot of great individuals running for State Representative – all of whom love East Boston. But this election isn’t about who loves East Boston the most. It’s about who has the...

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