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Sen Boncore Secures Funding for EBNHC:Money to Combat Opioid Abuse

June 17, 2016
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By John Lynds After being sworn in on Thursday, May 18, East Boston Senator Joseph Boncore has hit the ground running. Boncore, who won the seat during a special election to replace former Sen. Anthony Petruccelli, was able to secure funding to battle opioid abuse in the district, voted to supported the Fair Share...

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East Boston Celebrates Gay Pride Week With Piers Park Flag Raising Ceremony

June 17, 2016
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By John Lynds In light of the Orlando terrorist attack that targeted members of Florida’s gay community and left 49 innocent victims dead, East Boston’s Todd Antonellis’s speech about his struggles as a gay man in Boston seems more significant and poignant in lieu of the events in Florida last weekend. Antonellis was this...

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Trinity Submits ENF Filing for Orient Heights Housing Development

June 17, 2016
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By John Lynds Trinity Financial has filed its Environmental Notification Form (ENF) with the state outlining their plans for the Orient Heights Housing Development project. “The Project involves the construction  of new two-five  story buildings, in a combination  of town homes  and  mid-rises,” according to the letter filed with the BRA. “A  total  of ...

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Rehab Completed

June 10, 2016
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Rehab Completed

Flanked by the LoPresti Family, Mayor Martin J. Walsh joins City Councilor Sal LaMattina, Councilor- at-Large Annissa Essaibi George and community members in cutting the ribbon on the newly rehabbed LoPresti Park last Thursday.

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Coming Home with the Winning Run

June 10, 2016
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Coming Home with the Winning Run

East Boston High School players rush to embrace pitcher Euddy Brito as he tags home plate, giving Eastie a 5-4 victory over St. Mary’s in the State Tournament.

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EBNHC to Host 4th Annual Art of Health Care Event Tonight

June 10, 2016
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EBNHC to Host 4th Annual Art of Health Care Event Tonight

By John Lynds On Wednesday, June 8 (tonight) the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center will hold its Fourth Annual Art of Health Care event at their Maverick Square building starting at 5 p.m. This year the annual innovative fundraiser to celebrate EBNHC’s mission in the community and the healing impact of art will pay...

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DND to Hold Meeting on CDC’s Meridian Street Library Proposal:Residents Start Online Petition Calling for Project to be Sent Back Out to Bid

June 10, 2016
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By John Lynds Following a contentious Eagle Hill Civic Association (EHCA) meeting last month regarding changes to the former Meridian Street Library project, the city’s Department of Neighborhood Development (DND) Director Sheila Dillon said DND will hold a community meeting to discuss the changes and get feedback from residents. The meeting will be held...

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Mayor Walsh Cuts Ribbon on Completed LoPresti Park

June 10, 2016
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By John Lynds Last Thursday following his annual coffee hour, Mayor Martin Walsh, flanked by the LoPresti Family, cut the ribbon on the completed LoPresti Park along East Boston waterfront on Sumner Street. The park is named after former East Boston State Senator Michael LoPresti. The long awaited rehab to the park included the...

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Investigation:Two Incidents,One Fatal, at Belle Isle Marsh

June 10, 2016
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An elderly man died following injuries suffered at Belle Isle Marsh that may be connected to an attacked of another elderly man three days later State Police said. The man who died after was a longtime Eastie resident. State Police are now increasing high-visibility patrols in the Belle Isle Marsh area starting immediately. “The...

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Conexions Celebrates 20 Years

June 10, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Twenty years ago, Kim Hanton and Judy LeMoine among others in the mental health industry noticed a gap in services available to those seeking help with recovery from drug or alcohol abuse. Now, 20 years later the Conexions evening program, a division of North Suffolk Mental Health, is celebrating a...

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