Editorials

Letter to the Editor

December 3, 2015
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Special thanks to Ladder 2/Engine 9 from the Sumner Street Firehouse Dear Editor Thanksgiving Day brings reflection of all the things and people in life that we are thankful for. This Thanksgiving Day we had so much to be thankful for due to the actions of some pretty special people. Our day started out...

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Before Neptune Road: The Destruction of a Neighborhood

November 26, 2015
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With the airport set to expand once again, here is a piece of history that needs to be shared: The energy and enthusiasm of the lady I met today belies her 90+ years of age. Hearing her story allowed me an inside glimpse of the bad old days of “Urban Renewal” in Boston during...

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Congratulations,East Boston Neighborhood Health Center

November 19, 2015
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We congratulate the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center on being named as one of the “Top Places To Work” in Massachusetts by the Boston Globe. What a great honor it was for EBNHC Chief Executive Officer Manny Lopes, Chair Rita Sorrento, Human Resources Director Linda Dailey, Chief Medical Director Jackie Fuentes, and Vice President...

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Let’s Truly Honor Our Veterans

November 12, 2015
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Veteran’s Day originally came into existence shortly after World War I when it was known as Armistice Day, marking the end of what was known then as the Great War on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month. In the years since that time, Veteran’s Day has come to encompass...

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Letter to the Editor

November 5, 2015
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The GSNA is a strong neighborhood  group This letter is sent to correct  misinformation in an article in the last issue about the Gove Street Citizens Association.  The article describes the Association as “a sort of splinter group of the Jeffries Pont Neighborhood Association.” This is not true. The Gove Street Citizens  Association operated...

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Congratulations, East Boston High School Boys Soccer Team – Boston City Champions

November 5, 2015
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We offer our congratulations to head coach Lorenzo Di Benedetto on the East Boston High School boys soccer team on winning the 2015 Boston city soccer championship. The Jets truly proved that they are best team in Boston with a decisive 3-0 victory over Burke in the final. It was the second year in...

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Signing Up for a Boston Public Library Card Is Easy!

October 29, 2015
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BY Mayor Martin J. Walsh A library card gives you access to not only printed books and e-books, but streaming audio ​ ​books, movies, music, television shows, and digital magazines and comics. Last month,during ‘Library Card Sign Up Month,’ more than 6,600 individuals signed up for a free library card with the Boston Public...

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Daylight Savings Time is This Sunday

October 29, 2015
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Just when you thought that Halloween was going to be over too soon, we are happy to say to the party goers that the are going to gain an extra hour on Sunday morning as the annual daylight savings time goes into effect.  However, daylight savings time is also the perfect time not only...

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Mayor Walsh Seeks to Help East Boston Motorists

October 22, 2015
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Anyone who lives in East Boston – or anywhere in Boston for that matter – knows that vehicular traffic is a problem and clogged intersections will increase the time of a daily commute. Mayor Martin J. Walsh is trying to help improve the flow of vehicles through our streets with two recently announced initiatives....

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Mayor Walsh Asks: What Should Boston’s Transportation Future Be?

October 15, 2015
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that Go Boston 2030 – the City’s Transportation Planning Initiative – reached a major milestone, as the project moves from setting a vision for the City to identifying specific actions.  As part of this announcement, the City released a draft transportation vision for the city, developed by the...

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