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Let’s Get Movin’ 5K

June 17, 2017
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Let’s Get Movin’ 5K

Though these future runners are a little young to enter, they still attended the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s Let’s Get Movin’ program teamed up with the New Balance Foundation for the 6th Annual Let’s Get Movin’ 5K.

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East Boston High School Prom

June 17, 2017
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East Boston High School Prom

East Boston High School held its prom on June 8, at the Hyatt Regency Boston Harbor. Pictured are Sarah Benat, Senior Class Advisor; Sarah Rizzo, vice president; Anthony Rizzo, treasurer; Kimberly Flores, secretary; Ariana DiStefano, co-president; Nicole Oliveira, co-president; and Andrew Faiz, Senior Class Advisor.

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Local Resident Walk to Support Marfan/EDS Research

June 17, 2017
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Local Resident Walk to Support Marfan/EDS Research

By John Lynds Just before she turned 3-years-old, Beth Villani’s daughter, Hannah was diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. “Our daughter was diagnosed in January at just age 2 years and 10 months,” said Villani. “I will be honest and say that hearing that news broke my heart.  When the doctor told me we would have...

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Governor Charlie Baker Addresses the East Boston Chamber of Commerce

June 17, 2017
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By John Lynds Last Thursday morning at Spinelli’s in Day Square, Governor Charlie Baker addressed members of the East Boston Chamber of Commerce and updated the community on some of the initiatives his administration is doing to improve life in Eastie and the Commonwealth through supporting education, infrastructure and small businesses. Baker said small...

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PPSC Youth Enrollment at Almost 200 Participants

June 17, 2017
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By John Lynds Just a few short months ago it looked as though East Boston would forever lose its beloved community sailing program. At the end of the sailing season last fall Piers Park Sailing Center (PPSC) was forced to layoff its year-round employees because there was no money left to keep the program...

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East Boston YMCA and NOAH Receive Better Beaches Grant

June 17, 2017
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By John Lynds Both the East Boston YMCA and the Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH) were recipients of the Save the Harbor/Save the Bay’s annual Better Beaches grant program. The two Eastie non-profits were among 27 organizations along the state’s shoreline that will run free activities for residents this summer. The YMCA received $2,500...

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School Department Holds First Build BPS Workshop in East Boston

June 17, 2017
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By John Lynds During his last State of the City Mayor Martin Walsh said he is committing $1 billion to Boston Public School (BPS) buildings to catalyze long-term investment. The commitment was the culmination of information that city officials have been collecting on Boston’s student population, school facilities, and neighborhoods. This information has been...

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Battle of Noddle Island

June 9, 2017
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Battle of Noddle Island

Sashia Flores played with a kite during the 3rd Annual Battle of Noddle Island Re-Enactment and celebration on Saturday afternoon, June 3, at the Condor Urban Wild.

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Lots of Security Expected at Historic Ship Parade

June 9, 2017
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Lots of Security Expected at Historic Ship Parade

By John Lynds With over one million spectators and 49 historic sailing ships from 13 nations converging on Boston Harbor on Saturday, June 17 the 2017 parade of sailing ships is expected to be an exciting afternoon on the city’s waterfront. However, while the event will be a fun-filled day for Boston residents and...

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A Look Inside Boston’s Traffic Management Center

June 9, 2017
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A Look Inside Boston’s Traffic Management Center

By John Lynds Inside the City of Boston’s Traffic Management Center last week Boston Transportation Department Deputy Commissioner Jim Gillooly was keeping a close eye on the traffic in East Boston during rush hour where Gillooly and his team have access to 400 cameras set up at intersections around the city. However, lately a...

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