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Kayaking Returns to Constitution Beach

July 13, 2018
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Kayaking Returns to Constitution Beach

In East Boston we have one of the nation’s cleanest beaches and harbor, but as a community a majority of residents rarely use it. If you ask the average East Bostonian how often they’ve gone on a canoe, kayak or rowboat the majority of people would most likely answer ‘never’ or ‘very rarely.’  With...

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Appreciation:Lucy Fiandaca, East Boston Resident, Pillar of the Community

July 13, 2018
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When Lucy Fiandaca walked in to the Winthrop Marketplace to do her shopping, this elegant lady from East Boston lit up the whole store with her kindness, her warmth, and her optimism. “She was the most positive person I’ve ever met,” said owner Marc Wallerce. “She was a wonderful, wonderful lady who got to...

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Not Terrorism:Eastie Man Charged with Making a Bomb after Explosion Injures Him

July 13, 2018
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A 28-year-old Webster Street man with a mysterious past was arraigned bedside at Mass General Hospital with second-degree burns caused by an explosion unleased in the second floor of his apartment on Sunday – an explosion police said came about when he was “tinkering with chemicals” to allegedly make a bomb. At approximately 12:40 a.m. on...

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Construction Begins on Noyes Park Rehab Project

July 13, 2018
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Following the completion of the East Boston Little League season, the City of Boston began construction on the $3 million project to rehab Noyes Park in Orient Heights, one of the neighborhood’s largest, public open spaces that hosts numerous sporting events. Construction crews were busy all last week removing Noyes’s old fencing, stone walls...

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Atlantic Works:Gallery Anniversary Celebration Starts on July 19

July 13, 2018
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Atlantic Works Gallery presents ‘15 Years on the Edge: Atlantic Works Gallery’s anniversary celebration’ featuring members of the gallery. Receptions 6-9 p.m. July 19, opening August 16, closing The Atlantic Works Building at 80 Border Street in East Boston is visible on maps as early as 1892, as part of a large parcel owned...

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Boys & Girls Club’s Fr John Nazzaro to Leave Eastie for New Assignment

July 13, 2018
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Fr. John Nazzaro, who has been the face of the Salesian Boys & Girls Club in East Boston throughout his tenure, announced he will be leaving East Boston for a new assignment in New Jersey. Provincial of the Salesians of St. John Bosco Fr. Tim Zak informed Fr. Nazzaro last that he will be...

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Linda Champion Announces for Suffolk County DA

July 13, 2018
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Linda Champion has announced her intention to run for the position of Suffolk County District Attorney. The following is her statement: “We are prosecuting people but we are not prosecuting the conditions that exist in our society that cause a person to act out: poverty, substance abuse, trauma and ptsd. In order to prevent...

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Mosquera Family Continues to Make Investmests in Local Business Community

July 13, 2018
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The Mosquera family, consisting of two parents, five daughters and one son, immigrated from Medellin, Colombia, over 25 years ago with the dream of a building a better future in America. In 1999 the hardworking family decided to purchase a commercial building at 9-12 Central Square and ran a series of storefronts over the...

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Community News Briefs

July 13, 2018
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ORIENT HEIGHTS MEETING AGENDA The July meeting for the Orient Heights Neighborhood Council will be held on Monday, July 16 at YMCA,  58 Ashley Street The agenda is as follows: 6:15 p.m. Registration 6:30 to 6:40 p.m. – Station 7 – Community Update – Sgt. Jim Martin and Officer Dan Simon 6:45 to 7:00 p.m. – Kannan...

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Carvalho sees His Public Service as Setting Strong Foundation for DA Run

July 13, 2018
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Evandro Carvalho believes his campaign for Suffolk County District Attorney is picking up momentum with just under three months to go before the Democratic primary is held on Sept. 4. “It’s an honor to be running, to get to know the various communities in Suffolk County, and I believe we have a great shot...

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