Editorials

Remember Those in Need

November 26, 2013
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Although the economists tell us that the recovery from the Great Recession is still a slow one, the bottom line is that for most Americans, things are going well and getting better compared to a few years ago. But for too many of our fellow citizens, life still is tough and getting tougher thanks...

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Give Thanks for Thanksgiving

November 26, 2013
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Although a Harris poll a few years back revealed that Christmas is the favorite holiday of the year among all age groups of Americans, we think that Thanksgiving, our uniquely American holiday, has much more to recommend it than Christmas. Thanksgiving is a day of no pressure on any of us to do, or...

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Remembering 50 Years Ago

November 20, 2013
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The assassination of President John F. Kennedy 50 years ago this week seared an indelible imprint into the memory of every American living at that time. Similar to the Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor on December 5, 1941 and the terrorist attacks on the twin towers on 9/11 of 2001,  Americans of every...

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Thank You Rep. Basile

November 13, 2013
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When one speaks with Rep. Carlo Basile, there is always a refreshing truthfulness and passion when Basile talks about social issues. Taking care of veterans, is one of the social issues, that Basile has true passion . On today’s front page, there is a story about how well Massachusetts government takes care of its...

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Commitment to the People of East Boston

November 6, 2013
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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...

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Be Sure to Vote Tuesday

October 30, 2013
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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...

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Voters to Decide Casino Question

October 30, 2013
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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...

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Have a Safe Halloween

October 30, 2013
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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...

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What Is next with Casino

October 25, 2013
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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...

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Eastie Watch

October 25, 2013
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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...

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