Editorials

ABBA Makes Its Debut in East Boston

June 25, 2015
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ABBA (Angry Boston Board of Abutters) says it’s here to help East Boston residents on issues that go before the Boston Zoning Board of Appeals (BOA). The local group, founded by East Boston community activist Renee MacLean with the aid of community activist Gail Miller and others, is trying to gain some notice in...

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Raising Awareness for Alzheimer’s Disease

June 18, 2015
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June is Alzheimer’s & Brain awareness month, and Alzheimer’s disease is a subject that is very personal to me.  My grandmother had Alzheimer’s and I saw firsthand the toll it takes on a family, and the love and patience that is required to care for someone with the disease. My whole family suffered with...

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Support the 65th Annual East Boston Athletic Board Banquet of Champions

June 18, 2015
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There are many traditions in East Boston that have deep roots in the community and have grown year after year. The East Boston Athletic Board is one of them and has, for 65 years, helped athletes in the neighborhood reach their full potential and encouraged them to continue their education in college. The East...

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Community News Briefs

June 11, 2015
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Recovery Thoughts 1st Annual Drug Awareness Walk The first annual Recovery Thoughts’ Addiction Walk scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 20th throughout the communities of Revere and East Boston. The goal of this walk is to raise funds for local recovery institutions and awareness programs within our neighborhoods, as well as provide information...

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Save the Harbor/Save the Bay Helps Out East Boston

June 11, 2015
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Save the Harbor/Save the Bay has been doing great work for our communities since 1986. As it states on the organization’s Web site, its mission is to restore and protect Boston Harbor. Its diligent effort in communities such as East Boston has been highly commendable. Some of the statistics associated with the organization affirm...

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Attend Next Tuesday’s Drug Summit

June 11, 2015
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With the law enforcement officials reporting major increases in heroin-related emergency calls and overdoses here in Eastie and statewide, we are encouraging the community to attend a very important meeting being hosted by State Senator Anthony Petruccelli, with the support of City Councilor Sal LaMattina, State Representative Adrian Madaro and the East Boston Neighborhood...

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Community News Briefs

June 4, 2015
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EBCC Installation Dinner East Boston Chamber of Commerce 2015 Installation Dinner & Director Swearing in Ceremony! WHEN: Thursday June 18,2015 6:00PM – 10:00PM WHERE: Spinelli’s Banquet Hall 282 Bennington Street East Boston SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES – see details below! DINNER COST: Per Person: $35.00 Table of 10 seats: $350.00 OFFICERS: President Scott Heigelmann, Heavy Advertising...

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Congratulations, Graduates

June 4, 2015
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There is perhaps no event or occasion in the life of a community that is greeted with such universally shared joy as a high school graduation. Even for those of us who may not have a direct connection to a graduate, graduation season evokes deep memories from our long-ago youth, when our lives were...

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Making a Vision a Reality

May 28, 2015
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Dear Fellow Boston Residents: Last week, I announced Imagine Boston 2030, the first citywide planning process in 50 years. It will be a two-year planning process to create a roadmap for success leading up to Boston’s 400th birthday. Boston is a city of neighborhoods and, more importantly, a city of neighbors who care and...

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Letter to the Editor

May 28, 2015
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Good will and positive future The Clippership Wharf development will serve as a catalyst for fostering community-focused development on the East Boston waterfront. As a board member at HarborArts, I have had the opportunity to meet with representatives from Lend Lease, the developer of the project. HarborArts has been a part of the East...

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