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Zumix to Involved in Annual Walk for Music Event

April 22, 2017
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By John Lynds Each year Zumix participates in Boston’s annual Walk for Music fundraiser, which brings music organizations from all over the city together to help raise money for local arts programs. On Sunday, April 30 kicking off at 12:30 p.m. at 260 Sumner St., Zumix will participate in the annual Walk for Music...

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Work on Sumner Tunnel Toll Plaza to Commence

April 22, 2017
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By John Lynds At a meeting last Wednesday night at East Boston High School, MassDOT Project Manager Eric Jones announced that a contract has been awarded for the project to revamp the Sumner Tunnel toll plaza. “We recently awarded the contract to S and R Construction and received a Notice to Proceed,” said Jones....

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City Councilor Sal Lamattina Will Not Seek Reelection

April 14, 2017
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City Councilor Sal Lamattina Will Not Seek Reelection

By John Lynds After a stellar 30-year career with the City of Boston, eleven of which was spent as the District 1 City Councilor, Sal LaMattina told the East Boston Times Tuesday that he will not seek re-election during the municipal election in September. “It’s time,” said LaMattina. “It’s time to give someone else...

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Date Set for the 17th Annual East Boston Open Studios

April 14, 2017
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Date Set for the 17th Annual East Boston Open Studios

By John Lynds Part of what has made East Boston a wonderful place in which to live is the neighborhood’s flourishing artist community. The East Boston’s Artist Group at 80 Border St., renovated a decade ago by the East Boston Community Development Corp., is unlike any other art gallery or studio in Boston. Here...

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Eastie Peace Walks to Start Up April 20

April 14, 2017
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Eastie Peace Walks to Start Up April 20

By John Lynds The weekly East Boston Walks for Peace will start up again on Thursday April 20 beginning at the District A-7 Police Station and wind throughout the Maverick neighborhood. The walks were started last year by a group of concerned citizens to address the ongoing teen violence that led to several murders...

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EBNHC Don’t Be Denied Event Set for April 21

April 14, 2017
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By John Lynds East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Vice President Steve Snyder was listening to Neil Young’s song ‘Don’t Be Denied’ and had an idea. “For some reason that song stuck in my head,” said Snyder. “That really is the message right now–‘don’t let anybody tell you you can’t have health care, don’t let...

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EBNHC’s Let’s Get Movin’ Program Kicks Off:Community-Supported Agriculture Program

April 14, 2017
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By John Lynds The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s (EBNHC) Let’s Get Movin’ program is teaming up with local farms again this year to bring Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) program to Eastie. EBNHC’s Gabrielle Witham said the Health Center is set to kick off the CSA and is registering interested clients now. Witham said that...

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News Briefs

April 14, 2017
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City Councilor Sal LaMattina will not seek reelection

April 11, 2017
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City Councilor Sal LaMattina will not seek reelection

After a stellar 30 year career with the City of Boston, eleven of which was spent as the District 1 City Councilor, Sal LaMattina told the East Boston Times Tuesday that he will not seek reelection during the municipal election in September.  “It’s time,” said LaMattina. “It’s time to give someone else a shot...

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Cucchiello’s Will Move to Saugus

April 7, 2017
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Cucchiello’s Will Move to Saugus

By John Lynds If you grew up in Eagle Hill in the 1970s and 1980s there was a time, when provisions were low on Fridays,  your mother would give you a dollar as you left for school. You immediately knew what that dollar was for and would head out the door and down to...

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