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Central Square Rehab Hits Some Snags, Should Be Done by June

November 24, 2016
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By John Lynds The highly anticipated Central Square rehabilitation project that has been almost a decade in the making and finally commenced in the summer of 2015 and should have taken a year to complete,  but the latest update from the city’s contractor revealed the project will not be done until June 2017. “The...

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East Boston and South Boston Ready for Thanksgiving Game

November 24, 2016
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White Stadium will be the setting for the 99th clash between East Boston High School and South Boston High at 9:30 a.m. sharp on Thanksgiving morning.  The East Boston Jets, led by John Parziale (7th season) are 4-6.  The South Boston Knights, led by first year coach Brian Vaughn are 2-6. East Boston began...

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East Boston’s Veterans Day Celebrations

November 18, 2016
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East Boston’s Veterans Day Celebrations

Patriotism was in the air last week as East Boston celebrated several Veterans Day events. This young patriot was all smiles as Veterans Day weekend kicked off with a Flag Raising Ceremony at the Patrick J. Kennedy School on Thursday.

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What A Surprise:Despite Clinton Winning Eastie, American Voters Send Trump to the White House

November 18, 2016
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What A Surprise:Despite Clinton Winning Eastie, American Voters Send Trump to the White House

By John Lynds Business tycoon and reality television star, Donald Trump, was elected as President of the United States last Tuesday night despite almost every poll indicating Hillary Clinton was a sure winner. Trump’s win was met with immediate protests in the nation and in Eastie Trump’s campaign rhetoric of promising to deport millions...

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O’Donnell School Committed to Getting Students Ready for College

November 18, 2016
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O’Donnell School Committed to Getting Students Ready for College

By John Lynds Many educators agree that college preparedness starts as early as kindergarten. When the seed of education is planted at a very young age, many students will strive to attain a college education as if there was no other option. At the Hugh Roe O’Donnell Elementary School on Trenton Street in East...

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EBNHC Named to Globe’s List of Top Places to Work

November 18, 2016
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By John Lynds For the third year in a row, the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center will be named to the list of Boston Boston Globe’s list of Top Places to Work in Massachusetts. The Health Center will be featured in this week’s Boston Sunday Globe with a special edition magazine. “We are so...

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For the Second Time, Eastie Supports Marijuana

November 18, 2016
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By John Lynds In the statewide ballot question in 2012 East Boston voters supported passing the medical marijuana question 60 percent to 40 percent. Last Tuesday was more of the same as Eastie voters again supported a statewide ballot initiative to legalize marijuana for recreational use. The Question 4 ballot measure, which passed statewide,...

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Brooke Charter School Meets with Neighbors Over Bus and Parking Issues

November 18, 2016
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By John Lynds In a meeting coordinated by City Councilor Sal LaMattina on Monday night, neighbors and Edward Brooke Charter School administrators discussed ways the school is working to improve the bus and parking situation. The Brooke faces a similar problem most schools across Boston face everyday during drop off and pick up. Plagued...

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Salesian Boys & Girls Club Annual Pasta Dinner Set for November 18

November 18, 2016
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By John Lynds On Friday, November 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. the Salesian Boys & Girls Club will host its Tenth Annual Pasta Dinner at the club located at 150 Byron Street. Salesian Director Father John Nazzaro said tickets to the event are $10 and are free for club members. Also, as in...

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Piggy Banks For All the Students:BPS and EBSB Team Up for College Savings Program

November 11, 2016
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Piggy Banks For All the Students:BPS and EBSB Team Up for College Savings Program

By John Lynds The Boston Public Schools and East Boston Savings Bank kicked off Mayor Martin Walsh’s Office of Financial Empowerment’s Children’s Savings Account (CSA) program last Wednesday at the James Otis and Donald McKay Elementary Schools. The two Eastie schools join three other schools in Boston in launching the new CSA program designed...

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