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Martinez Wins $5,000 Scholarship

August 19, 2016
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By John Lynds A lot of kindergartners and their parents were shooting for perfect attendance last school year for the chance to win some college scholarship money. However, only one lucky Eastie kindergartner won the $5,000 college scholarship prize that is made possible through a partnership between East Boston Main Streets (EBMS) and Airmall....

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At the Farmer’s Market

August 5, 2016
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At the Farmer’s Market

    East Boston resident Julia Burrell and daughter Emery–a big blueberry fan–shop at the Market.

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Cooling Off

August 5, 2016
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Cooling Off

Katherine Pereira, 10, and Fevin Miguel, 7, enjoy the Splash Dance Party held at East Boston Memorial Park by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department.

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National Night Out

August 5, 2016
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National Night Out

Mayor Martin Walsh arrives at LoPresti Park in East Boston Tuesday afternoon to kick off the neighborhood’s annual National Night Out celebration.

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Funding Restored to EBNHC in State Budget

August 5, 2016
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By John Lynds The $250,000 in funding to help foster a better partnership between the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) and North Suffolk Mental Health (NSMH) to deal with mental health and substance abuse issues in the area was restored late Saturday night by the legislature. The amendment for the funding was first...

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Texas-Based Wingstop Coming to Eastie

August 5, 2016
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By John Lynds The popular Texas-based chicken wing joint that has made a name for itself among foodies as a place that serves up some great wings and dipping sauces is coming to East Boston. Wingstop, who recently opened its first Boston-area location in Medford, will open in Central Square. Presently,  the Central Square...

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New Regulations for BCYF ‘Drop-In’ Sites Following Drowning

August 5, 2016
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By John Lynds While most Boston Centers for Youth and Families (BCYF) summer camps in East Boston are already regulated by City of Boston’s Inspectional Services Department (ISD) per the Department of Public Health (DPH), the neighborhood’s teen ‘drop-in’ program will have to follow rigorous new standards in the wake of Kyzr Willis’ accidental...

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Logan IAG Holds Final Meeting,Mitigation Package Forthcoming

August 5, 2016
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By John Lynds When Massport first began meeting with the neighborhood during a series of community meetings to begin discussing Logan’s Terminal E expansion project, many in the neighborhood became alarmed and confused over how the process would play out. Some residents perceived the project as further Logan Airport expansion that would cause further...

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Mark and Joel Katz Receive NETSA College Scholarships

August 5, 2016
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By Cary Shuman The New England Tire and Service Association (NETSA) has announced that two of their scholarship recipients are Mark and Joel Katz, sons of Bob and Roberta Katz. Bob Katz has been the owner and operator of Nu-Tread Tire and Auto Service Center in East Boston for many years. Joel Katz, also...

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Fire Guts Two Homes Friday,Threatens Santarpio’s Pizza

July 30, 2016
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Fire Guts Two Homes Friday,Threatens Santarpio’s Pizza

By John Lynds A massive inferno broke out Friday evening on Chelsea Street that destroyed two homes and damaged the 113-year-old famed East Boston pizzeria, Santarpio’s Pizza. The call came in Friday just before 7:30 p.m. for a fire at 107-109 Chelsea St., an attached building with two, three family homes on either side....

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