Editorials

Commitment to the People of East Boston

November 6, 2013
By

The new East Boston Branch Library on Bremen Street is Mayor Thomas Menino’s parting gift to the neighborhood and it does not disappoint. In what will be one of his last public appearances in Eastie as Mayor of Boston, Menino was honored with a community room named after him in the library as elected...

Read more »

Be Sure to Vote Tuesday

October 30, 2013
By

When the Founding Fathers drew up our Constitution, the notion of a democratic form of government, in which every citizen was given the right to vote (although admittedly, citizenship in the late 18th century was conferred solely upon white males) was an almost-heretical concept in a world ruled by royals and oligarchs. However, more...

Read more »

Voters to Decide Casino Question

October 30, 2013
By

Next Tuesday,  East Boston voters will be going to the polls to decide on the Suffolk Downs Casino proposal. The process has been a long time coming, starting more than six years ago since reperesentaives from Suffolk Downs first went into our community to tell residents about their project. To say that this is...

Read more »

Have a Safe Halloween

October 30, 2013
By

Halloween is for children or the child in all of us. The thought of getting loads of free candy is sometimes just an overload as children race around the streets trying to make sure that they hit every house and get their treats. However, as fun as Halloween can be, there is also the...

Read more »

What Is next with Casino

October 25, 2013
By

The onus is now on Suffolk Downs to convince the undecided voters in East Boston that the removal of Caesars Entertainment as their casino operator does not change the proposed casino project as a whole. Ballots have already been printed and a Host Community Agreement has been inked and with a little more than...

Read more »

Eastie Watch

October 25, 2013
By

Rep Basile calls for calm At Monday’s Orient Heights Community meeting Representative Carlo Basile made a passionate plea for calm as the November 5 casino referendum vote approaches. “After November 5 we have to live together in this community so what I’m asking not as your state representative but as a human being—stop attacking...

Read more »

Letters to the Editor

October 25, 2013
By

Casino forum planned Dear Editor: What Does A Neighborhood Casino Mean For You? will be discussed on Thursday, October 24, 2013, 6-8 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church, 303 Paris Street If approved, a casino will change East Boston, for good or ill, for the foreseeable future. While East Boston residents have seen the signs...

Read more »

Our Opinions

October 11, 2013
By

Theresa “Terry” Adamson Theresa Adamson was a special person and her passing leaves a large  gap in many people’s lives, especially those with whom she worked, and those whom she helped, at the East Boston Courthouse Probation Department. The praise from her colleagues about her expertise in handling her job, as well as the...

Read more »

Greenway Extension

October 11, 2013
By

The preliminary plan for the Greenway Extension is a testament to those in our community who have taken a dream and turned it into a  reality. We all know that our community is congested.  Many of our streets are main traffic arteries going to the airport or to the tunnels that makes navigating  them...

Read more »

Letters to the Editor

October 11, 2013
By

Doing a good job Dear Editor: A few weeks ago I read a letter to the editor from a writer who seemed critical of what the Lombardo family was doing at the Liberty Plaza. I think it is always positive news when a shopping plaza gets a new face-lift. Liberty Plaza has always been...

Read more »

Real Time Web Analytics - Buzz Stat