Editorials

A Fond Farewell To Hilton Logan’s Beloved Captain

October 15, 2015
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Hilton Logan Airport General Mark Fallon had the honor of commencing the speaking program at the retirement party for John Dunne, the beloved bell captain who worked at the hotel for 47 years. Fallon thanked John, his wife, Carol, and their daughter, Kelly and you could sense...

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Setting the PACE in East Boston and Beyond

October 8, 2015
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By Manny Lopes America is rapidly going gray.  Some 45 million Americans are 65 or older.  By 2030, that figure will leap to 72 million as Baby Boomers swell the ranks of retirees. That means millions more becoming eligible for Medicare and Medicaid.  To uphold the promises implicit in those programs we will need...

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Remembering Anthony Albano

October 8, 2015
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It has been one year since the passing of Mr. Anthony Albano. We thank you on behalf of his beloved late wife Diane, his children, grandchildren, and brothers and sisters and as a family that has been devastated by the loss but fortunate to have had our Father and Brother in our lives and...

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Mayor Walsh’s 10-year Plan Will Bolster All Boston Schools

October 8, 2015
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We commend Mayor Martin J. Walsh for his bold and ambitious 10-year educational and facilities master plan that in his words, “will provide a strategic framework for institutional reform and investments in the Boston public schools.” The mayor’s intention is to ensure that Boston’s schools are equipping students with the education, skills, and facilities...

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Community News Briefs

October 1, 2015
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East Boston Main Streets (EBMS) hosted Merchant Meeting on Liquor Licenses East Boston Main Streets hosted its monthly Merchant Meeting last Wednesday, September 23rd at the Community Room at 127 Maverick St.  This was the final in a series of monthly meetings to discuss liquor licenses.  Bringing together over 35 attendees representing 18 distinct...

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Honoring Ed Coletta Was a Great Night

October 1, 2015
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The East Boston Kiwanian of the Year Dinner Saturday night at Spinelli’s was a very special occasion. There was a lot of warmth and a festive, upbeat atmosphere in the hall as Kiwanians and friends honored Edmund J. “Ed” Coletta as Kiwanian of the Year for 2015. Ed was clearly touched by the outpouring...

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Letter to the Editor

September 25, 2015
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COP’S LIVES MATTER Dear Editor, Be them Black, White, Hispanic or Asian,  these men and women in blue who protect and serve our community 24/7 have been neglected and disrespected long enough. It’s time for the residents of our community and the entire City of Boston to speak up and openly support these valiant...

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Richard Gavegnano is A True East Boston Success Story

September 25, 2015
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Richard J. Gaveganano is a true American success story that began right here in the East Boston community. And Thursday night the East Boston Chamber of Commerce will present a special event, “Life on Neptune Road” in honor of Gavegnano, the chairman, chief executive officer, and president of the East Boston Savings Bank. The...

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Letter to the Editor

September 18, 2015
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Facts are stubborn things To the editor, As I read last week’s East Boston Times, I had a good laugh over the page one story on the Massachusetts Republican Party inaccurately criticizing an amendment helping East Boston youth proposed by my state senator Anthony Petruccelli. Since moving to East Boston over six years ago,...

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A Great Day for Suffolk University and East Boston

September 18, 2015
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A great partnership began Saturday between Suffolk University and the East Boston community with the celebration of University’s new home at East Boston Memorial Stadium. The ceremony was impressive and the atmosphere was festive as Suffolk officially announced that its baseball, softball, and men’s and women’s soccer teams will playing their home games at...

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