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Councilor LaMattina says Farewell in Final Speech

December 22, 2017
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By John Lynds Last Wednesday after eleven and a half years as District 1 City Council, and a 30-year career as a public servant for the City of Boston, Councilor Sal LaMattina addressed his colleagues in the Council Chambers for the last time. In a stellar career that spanned three mayoral administrations LaMattina, in...

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Fire Rips Through Meridian Street Home

December 22, 2017
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By John Lynds An electrical short circuit sparked a three-alarm fire at a large, multifamily condo complex on Meridian Street Sunday. The Boston Fire Department responded just before 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon to 360 Meridian Street on Eagle Hill. Once firefighters arrived. there was smoke and fire coming from the third floor of the...

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Community Rallies Around Murder Victim Duncan Ketter’s Family

December 22, 2017
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By John Lynds For over a week, the makeshift memorial in memory of Duncan Ketter, the young man gunned down on the corner of Orleans and Marginal streets, has had nonstop visitors. Friends, family and neighbors have stopped by the memorial to place candles, flowers, mementoes and pictures. Some cry, some say a prayer....

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Community News Briefs

December 22, 2017
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Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church service Christmas Eve at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church:   Lessons and Carols by candlelight. 5:30. 28 Paris St., East Boston (617) 569-6236   LEARN ITALIAN FREE The class will be held at Robert DeLeo Senior Center, 35 Harvard Street Winthrop  for residents age 55 and above. Whether you have Italian ancestry,...

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Mike Lake, Lauren DeMayo Named NOAH Board Co-Presidents:NOAH Celebrates Annual Meeting at Spinelli’s

December 22, 2017
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By John Lynds At last week’s East Boston Neighborhood of Affordable Housing’s (NOAH) annual meeting, NOAH board members Mike Lake and Lauren DeMayo were introduced as NOAH’s new board co-presidents. Lake and DeMayo will replace former NOAH Board President Ernani DeAraujo who served for six years as president. DeAraujp will remain on the board....

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Orient Heights Tree Lighting

December 13, 2017
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Orient Heights Tree Lighting

On Sunday the Ruggiero Family in conjunction with the East Boston Chamber held the annual Orient Heights Treet Lighting. Above, a young Eastie resident points as Santa arrives in Orient.

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Community Holds Vigil for Slain Eastie Teen

December 13, 2017
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Community Holds Vigil for Slain Eastie Teen

By John Lynds Friends, family and residents gathered on the corner of Marginal and Orleans Streets Monday evening to mourn the shooting death of an East Boston teen who, by all accounts, was a good kid on the path to a successful life. “When he graduated from high school, he was so proud,” said...

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Mural on Greenway Featuring Eastie Grandmothers Unveiled

December 13, 2017
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Mural on Greenway Featuring Eastie Grandmothers Unveiled

By John Lynds Last Friday under the Sumner Street overpass at the East Boston Greenway, 94-year-old Delia Trainor stood under her family’s portrait at the new mural that was unveiled as part of the City of Boston’s “To Immigrants with Love” series. “That photo was taken 92 years ago,” explained Trainor. “It is a...

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HYM Seeks Expedited MEPA Review Process

December 13, 2017
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By John Lynds Last week HYM Investment Group, LLC filed an Expanded Project Notification Form (EPNF) with the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) and a MEPA (Masschusetts Environmental Policy Act) summary with the state to begin the permitting process for the 161-acre Suffolk Downs site. While the Boston Globe reported that HYM was...

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14th Annual Eastie’s Elves Set for Friday

December 13, 2017
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By John Lynds The 14th annual Eastie’s Elves fundraiser, a yearly tradition that draws more than 500 people to the Christmas toy drive, will kick off Friday, December 15, at the Hyatt Boston Harbor at 7 p.m. The price of admission is one unwrapped toy that will be donated to a local non-profit agency....

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