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Not Getting Your Z’s: Study Shows Residents’ Sleep Being Affected by Logan

December 1, 2014
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Not Getting Your Z’s: Study Shows Residents’ Sleep Being Affected by Logan

East Boston environmental youth group members Stephan Marin and Michael Passariello were at last Wednesday night’s Eagle Hill Civic Association to talk about the recent study they completed on how Logan Airport operations affects sleep in the neighborhood. The two Eastie youths, part of NOAH’s Community Building and Environment Department Youth Crew, were also...

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EBNHC Donates 150 Turkeys To Catch

December 1, 2014
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EBNHC Donates 150 Turkeys To Catch

The CATCH Program of the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center sponsored a Turkey give-away for families in the program.  CATCH is a special program of the Health Center’s Pediatrics Department that closely coordinates care for children with medically complex conditions.  Thanks to generous donations to the program, CATCH provided over 150 Turkeys to families...

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Hotel Taking Shape on McClellan Highway

December 1, 2014
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Construction crews have been busy erecting the new hotel on a long neglected parcel of land along Boardman Street and McClellan Highway since last winter and construction is right on schedule according to workers there. Last year, the Boston Redevelopment Authority approved Fall River based developer First Bristol Corp’s. $32 million project to build...

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Eastie’s Elves Preparing for Fundraiser on Dec. 5

December 1, 2014
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The 11th Annual Eastie’s Elves fundraiser, a yearly tradition that draws more than 500 people to the Christmas toy drive, will kick off Friday, December 5 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. The annual fundraiser to...

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After More than Two Decades Portside at East Pier is Open

November 19, 2014
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East Boston residents have patiently watched for two decades the waterfronts of the North End, Charlestown and South Boston transform into beautiful destinations in the city and always wondered ‘when will it be our turn’. Last Wednesday it was finally Eastie’s turn. Massport officials joined Eastie’s elected officials, residents and representatives from Roseland,  a...

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Great Place to Work: EBNHC Receives Honor from Boston Globe

November 19, 2014
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Great Place to Work: EBNHC Receives Honor from Boston Globe

The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center was named as one of Massachusetts’s “Top Places to Work” this week by the Boston Globe. The Health Center was featured in this past weekend’s Boston Sunday Globe with a special edition magazine. “We are thrilled with this honor of course”, said CEO Manny Lopes. “Our staff works...

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East Boston YMCA Test Kitchen Opens

November 18, 2014
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The East Boston YMCA’s new Test Kitchen is up and running and offering free cooking classes specifically for senior citizens, aimed at bringing them all together for a fun, community cooking event. The class located at the Y’s 54 Ashley St. site is taught by Vanessa Labranche, one of Project Bread’s chefs, and Meg...

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The East Boston Museum is Closer to Becoming a Reality

November 18, 2014
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The East Boston Museum is Closer to Becoming a Reality

Last week, the organizers trying to bring an East Boston visitors center and museum to the neighborhood held a meeting at Maverick Landing. One significant change in the project voted on at the meeting is that the name of the proposed project is now The East Boston Museum and not The East Boston Museum...

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Late Night Plane Noise Report Released

November 18, 2014
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Late Night Plane Noise Report Released

East Boston’s environmental youth group is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to reinstate Head to Head Operations at Logan International Airport during nighttime operations. NOAH’s Community Building and Environment Department and their Youth Crew have released a major public interest study this week. The study focuses on the impacts of late night...

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Menino Leaves Lasting Legacy in Eastie: Mayor Thomas Menino was a Great Friend to the Business Community

November 10, 2014
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Menino Leaves Lasting Legacy in Eastie: Mayor Thomas Menino was a Great Friend to the Business Community

Former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino is being remembered as a great friend to the local business community, having brought his administration’s successful citywide Main Streets program to East Boston while aiding dozens of local businesses during his 21 years in office. Max Gruner, executive director of East Boston Main Streets, a program that...

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