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Madaro is Democratic Nominee for State Rep

March 4, 2015
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Adrian Madaro won the Democratic primary in the special election for East Boston’s state representative seat on Tuesday. Madaro topped the field of candidates with 1,422 votes. Joe Ruggiero was second with  1,188 votes, followed by Edward Deveau 646, Lou Scapicchio, 204 and Camilo Hernandez with 193 votes. At his victory party last night,...

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Eastie Native Vinny Prezioso is a Billboard Hit

March 4, 2015
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Eastie Native Vinny Prezioso is a Billboard Hit

If pop songwriter and producer, Vinny Prezioso, was stranded by the MBTA in Boston during a blizzard and forced to sculpt himself an igloo for shelter, he couldn’t survive without his acoustic guitar, laptop, and microphone. It would be a multi-story presidential suite of icy domes; complete with a television and two hot tubs...

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Closing in on A Million: Real Estate Prices Continue to Climb to New Highs

March 4, 2015
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Months after a loft on Marion Street set a new sales record for East Boston another luxury Eagle Hill listing is on the market for close to $1 million. The Civil War-era brick home at 39 Princeton St is listed for $939,000–well over the Zillow estimate of $485,000. The home, being marketed by realtor...

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Letter to the Editor: Supporting Joe Ruggiero

February 25, 2015
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Dear Sir or Madam, As our community moves toward the election of its next State Representative, we are fortunate to be presented with several talented and worthy candidates. One individual, however, has earned my support. That person is Joseph Ruggiero, III. It has been my pleasure to know Joe for over twenty years. He...

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Primary Countdown:Voters Go to Polls on Tuesday in Democratic Primary

February 25, 2015
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The five candidates for the Democratic nomination for the East Boston state representative seat are in the final week of their campaigns heading in to the primary election set for this Tuesday, March 3. Ed Deveau, Camilo Hernandez, Adrian Madaro, Joe Ruggiero, and Lou Scapicchio are contending for the seat previously held by Carlo...

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Hernandez Seeks State Representative Post

February 25, 2015
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Camilo Hernandez officially announces his candidacy for State Representative for the 1st Suffolk District.  The following is his statement: “It is a pleasure to announce my candidacy as State Representative for the 1st Suffolk District (East Boston). It is time that the voices of the residents are heard. It is time that our community...

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Judge Dismisses Caesars Lawsuit: Could Impact Several Pending Cases

February 25, 2015
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In October 2013, just weeks before East Boston voters headed to the polls to decide on whether or not to allow casino gaming at Suffolk Downs Racetrack, Suffolk Downs ownership dropped their gaming partner Caesars Entertainment. The news was a public relations nightmare for Suffolk Downs less than three weeks ahead of the vote...

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State Representative Candidates Discuss Issues at JPNA Forum

February 18, 2015
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State Representative Candidates Discuss Issues at JPNA Forum

The six candidates for the state representative seat in East Boston participated in a candidates’ forum hosted by the Jefferies Point Neighborhood Association (JPNA) Monday night at the Jeffries Point Yacht Club. Democratic candidates Ed Deveau, Camilo Hernandez, Adrian Madaro, Joe Ruggiero, and Lou Scapicchio and Independent candidate Joanne Pomodoro each delivered biographical introductions...

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Central Square Redevelopment Bids Open on Feb.26

February 18, 2015
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The City of Boston held its pre-bid meeting for the Central Square Redevelopment Project last week and the bids will open on February 26, 2015. In April 2013, Boston Transportation Department (BTD) officials said the project would break ground in the fall of 2013 after telling the community bids had already been sent out....

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EBNHC Appoints Dr.Fantes New CMO

February 18, 2015
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EBNHC Appoints Dr.Fantes New CMO

After a nationwide search the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC)  announced the appointment of Dr. Jackie S. Fantes, MD, FAAFP as the Health Center’s new Chief Medical Officer. “We put an extraordinary amount of care and time into filling this role,” said EBNHC CEO Manny Lopes. “We’re thrilled to bring Dr. Fantes on...

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