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YMCA Annual Breakfast Fundraiser

April 9, 2015
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YMCA Annual Breakfast Fundraiser

The East Boston YMCA held their annual Reach out for Youth Campaign last Thursday at the the Logan Hilton. More than $140,000 was raised at the breakfast. Shown above from left are Gertie Weiss, YMCA Vice President Wendy Zinn and Simon Ho.

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Manager of the Year:Liana Lamattina Guided the Campaign To Elect Madaro as State Representative

April 9, 2015
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Manager of the Year:Liana Lamattina Guided the Campaign To Elect Madaro as State Representative

It could be said that two potential political superstars emerged on Election Night in East Boston. At 26 years old Adrian Madaro was elected state representative and with his youth, impeccable academic credentials, knowledge of the issues, and personality, the sky is the limit in Massachusetts politics and beyond. And then there was the...

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Excel Academy Finalizes Bremen Street Site Purchase

April 9, 2015
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Excel Academy has finalized its purchase of the former Paul’s Park and Fly site, the last of the park and fly companies that once dotted Bremen Street. Excel paid $2,957,916 for the land according to the published real estate transfer and will transform the site into a new middle/high school. Paul’s Park and Fly...

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Berninger,Buttiglieri Appointed to Community Advisory Board

April 9, 2015
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Mayor Martin Walsh appointed two East Boston residents and longtime community activists to serve on the Massachusetts Port Authority Community Advisory Committee (CAC) Both Mary Berninger and Karen Buttiglieri of Eastie will join Darryl Pomicter of Beacon Hill, David Manning of South Boston, Erica Mattison of Dorchester and Maura Zlody of Fenway on the...

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Madaro Wins Handily: Elected State Representative in Tuesday’s Vote

April 2, 2015
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Madaro Wins Handily: Elected State Representative in Tuesday’s Vote

Adrian Madaro was elected to the First Suffolk District seat in the Massachusetts House of Representatives in a special election Tuesday in East Boston. Madaro, the Democratic nominee, garnered  90  percent of the vote in besting Independent candidate Joanne Pomodoro. Madaro, a 26-year-old lifelong resident who holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from Tufts University,...

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Breakfast Fundraiser for Y Scheduled for this Thursday

April 2, 2015
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Breakfast Fundraiser for Y Scheduled for this Thursday

National studies show that the quality of care that infants and toddlers receive has a direct and long-lasting effect on a child’s healthy development and future success in school. Yet in Massachusetts, child care cost are among the highest in the nation and local Child Care Referral Agencies report that many parents are removing...

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Neighbors Hear More about Loftel Project

April 2, 2015
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Neighbors Hear More about Loftel Project

Paul Roiff, a hotel developer and restauranteur known for several high-end projects in Boston, has had his sights set on a former industrial building on Orleans Street in East Boston for several months. Roiff, owner of such celebrated restaurants as Mistral and Mooo Steak House as well as the r enovation of the 1903...

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No Fooling, Street Cleaning Starts on April 1 in Boston

April 2, 2015
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Mayor Martin Walsh and City Councilor Sal LaMattina are reminding residents that street sweeping in East Boston will begin today (April 1) and are urging residents to help the city begin to clean up the streets. With one of the worst winters on record, the melting snow in Eastie has unveiled lots of trash...

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Madaro or Pomodoro? East Boston Voters Set to Pick Their New State Representative March 31

March 25, 2015
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Madaro or Pomodoro? East Boston Voters Set to Pick Their New State Representative March 31

East Boston voters will head to the polls Tuesday to select Adrian Madaro or Joanne T. Pomodoro as their new state representative. Madaro, 26, former chief of staff to State Rep. Carlo Basile, defeated four other candidates in a hard-fought primary March 3 to become the Democratic nominee for the seat previously held by...

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East Boston’s Marion Costigan: Sweeps Her Sidewalk Daily

March 25, 2015
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East Boston’s Marion Costigan: Sweeps Her Sidewalk Daily

Marion Costigan is being hailed as an example of community pride-an example we should all follow in East Boston. Each day Costigan heads outside with a broom and trash bags and cleans in front of her Bennington Street home in Orient Heights. Costigan, a longtime community activists who helped fight Logan Airport expansion with...

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