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Late Night Plane Noise Report Released

November 18, 2014
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Late Night Plane Noise Report Released

East Boston’s environmental youth group is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to reinstate Head to Head Operations at Logan International Airport during nighttime operations. NOAH’s Community Building and Environment Department and their Youth Crew have released a major public interest study this week. The study focuses on the impacts of late night...

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Menino Leaves Lasting Legacy in Eastie: Mayor Thomas Menino was a Great Friend to the Business Community

November 10, 2014
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Menino Leaves Lasting Legacy in Eastie: Mayor Thomas Menino was a Great Friend to the Business Community

Former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino is being remembered as a great friend to the local business community, having brought his administration’s successful citywide Main Streets program to East Boston while aiding dozens of local businesses during his 21 years in office. Max Gruner, executive director of East Boston Main Streets, a program that...

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Basile Easily Re-Elected in Representative Contest

November 10, 2014
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Basile Easily Re-Elected in Representative Contest

Incumbent State Representative Carlo Basile beat  challenger Celeste Myers during the state’s General Election on Tuesday.  Unofficial results showed Basile finished with 4,959 votes to Myers 1,476 votes. Basile carried all 14 precincts. Inside his headquarters surrounded by campaign staff and volunteers, Basile thanked them for their hard work throughout the campaign. “I want...

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Development was Primary Focus During Menino Years at City Hall

November 10, 2014
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The late Mayor Thomas Menino during his tenure focused heavily on development in the East Boston neighborhood. His approach to development over the past two decades was a one of balance that included supporting quality affordable housing, market rate development and more housing for seniors. One of his first orders of business after being...

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East Boston Restaurants were always Much Favored by Menino

November 10, 2014
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Like many Bostonians, when the late Mayor Thomas Menino wanted something good to eat East Boston restaurants were at the top of his list. Like many proud Italian Americans who grew up on the comfort food of their mothers and grandmothers, Mayor Menino craved the home cooked fare offered at many of Eastie’s more...

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Menino Improved the Neighborhood for East Boston Residents Forever

November 10, 2014
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Before the late Mayor Thomas Menino took office in 1993, East Boston was a neighborhood with the least amount of open space, aging community centers and bleak schoolyards. But under his leadership he helped reshape the community to include a greenway, some of the best parks and recreational centers in all of Boston and...

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Local Political Leaders Received their Start to Public Office from Menino

November 10, 2014
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The late Mayor Thomas Menino’s legacy can be seen throughout East Boston but the three men that now lead the neighborhood said they owe a debt of gratitude to the man that inspired them to be better public servants. City Councilor Sal LaMattina, Sen. Anthony Petruccelli and Rep. Carlo Basile have all had close...

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It’s Basile vs Myers on Tuesday

October 30, 2014
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It’s Basile vs Myers on Tuesday

Representative Carlo Basile and Celeste Myers squared off last Tuesday at East Boston High School during their final public debate before the election on Tuesday, November 4.  The debate was hosted by the High School’s debate team, who did a fantastic job with the questions, tempo and spirit of the forum. The first question...

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Boston Brewin Coffee Chooses McKay School

October 30, 2014
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Boston Brewin Coffee Chooses McKay School

The popular downtown coffee shop that prides itself on being socially conscious that opened its second location here in East Boston recently at Maverick Marketplace announced this week it has picked its beneficiary for coffee sales. Boston Brewin Coffee, known for its socially conscious business model and serves only 100 percent organic coffee, uses...

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BRA Holds Meeting on Bremen St. Project

October 30, 2014
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Last Thursday the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) hosted a community meeting at the Paris Street Community Center regarding a proposed mixed use development at 135 Bremen Street. Proposed by Bremen Street LLC, the developer recently submitted a Project Notification Form to the BRA for a 126,189 sq.ft. mixed use development that includes 94 residential...

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