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MassDot to Brief Residents on Toll Plaza Traffic Tonight at EBHS

September 2, 2017
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By John Lynds Following pressure from East Boston elected officials and the Boston Transportation Department, MassDOT officials are returning to Eastie tonight (Wednesday, August 30) at East Boston High School at 6:30 p.m. to provide information on the design of the tunnel entrance. “MassDOT will discuss the design and construction process as well as...

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GSCA Approves Three Projects at Monthly Meeting

September 2, 2017
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By John Lynds At Monday night’s Gove Street Citizen’s Association August meeting, the group voted in favor of supporting three development proposals. The first project proposed by MG2 was supported by a vote of seven to six by members to raze the former ‘pickle factory’, a vacant industrial building at 287 Maverick St., and...

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Passacantilli Will Hire Neighborhood Liaisons from Each Community

September 2, 2017
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Stephen Passacantilli, candidate for Boston City Council – District 1, has announced that he will hire a neighborhood liaison for each community in the district if elected to the city council.  Passacantilli is a North End civic leader, Boston Public Schools parent, and former staffer to City Councilor Sal LaMattina. Passacantilli said, “As former constituent services director...

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Candidate for Boston City Council Proposes an End to Towing for Street Cleaning

September 2, 2017
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Margaret Farmer, Candidate for Boston City Council, has proposed an end to towing for street cleaning in the neighborhood of East Boston. Removing towing for street cleaning was adopted several years ago in the Charlestown neighborhood, and has proven successful, and Farmer believes the time is ripe to expand the program to more neighborhoods,...

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Candidate Lydia Edwards Continues Building Support

September 2, 2017
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Boston City Council candidate Lydia Edwards continues to build a grassroots organization following endorsements from the Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts, the MBTA’s Office & Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU 453), and the SEIU Massachusetts State Council, which alone represents 92,000 members in the Commonwealth. They join Lydia’s growing list of supporters, which...

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House and Senate Support Joint Resolution Condemning Racism and Discrimination

September 2, 2017
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The House and Senate joined Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, and his colleagues in the Legislature to adopt a joint resolution formally denouncing white nationalist and neo-Nazi hate organizations, as well as condemning all forms of racism, discrimination, and violence. In response to the horrific and tragic events in Charlottesville, Virginia, Senator...

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Dr Christina Ronchetti Joins Chiropractic Practice in East Boston

September 2, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Dr. Christina Ronchetti, who was raised in Everett and Gloucester, has joined the Chiropractic office with Dr. Brendan Corcoran at Spine Center North Shore at 1140 Saratoga St. in East Boston. Dr. Ronchetti has returned to the Boston area after ten years of working at a Chiropractic practice in Milwaukee, practicing...

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Eastie Pride Celebration

August 31, 2017
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Eastie Pride Celebration

Rep. Adrian Madaro, City Councilor Sal LaMattina, APAC’s John White, Mayor Martin Walsh and Sen. Joseph Boncore cut the ceremonial cake to kickoff this year’s East Pride Day. John White, APAC’s longtime executive director was honored for his 50 years of service at this year’s Eastie Pride Day.

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Tassinari Receives Massport’s Donna Rauseo Scholarship

August 31, 2017
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Tassinari Receives Massport’s Donna Rauseo Scholarship

By John Lynds Massport announced the recipient of the annual scholarship honoring the memory of Donna Rauseo, a lifelong resident of East Boston and long-time employee of the Port Authority. Eastie resident Rachel Tassinari was awarded the $5,000 scholarship last week during a ceremony at Massport. The Scholarship is awarded annually to a female...

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Brewin’ in Eagle Hill

August 31, 2017
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By John Lynds The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s Farmers Market featured two new faces this season. Jeremy Schleibaum and Kyle Fletcher have been at the weekly farmers market promoting the coffee company they recently launched, the Eagle Hill Coffee Company. Each Wednesday afternoon the duo hand out samples of their locally roasted Colombian...

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