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Number of Activities are Being Planned for ‘One Boston Day’ April 15

April 13, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced ways to get involved on April 15, to honor Boston’s resilience, generosity, and strength, for the fourth annual “One Boston Day.” The day serves as an opportunity to recognize the good in our community, celebrate one another, and reflect on the spirit and resilience of the people of Boston...

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Walsh Announces Summer SuperTeens Program at Boston Centers for Youth & Families

April 13, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the start of enrollment for the Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) summer SuperTeens Program. Youth ages 13-14 in the SuperTeens program will have the opportunity to attend weekly leadership development workshops, gain work experience in BCYF community centers and participate in field trips to Boston’s arts and...

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Free Parents Forum Workshop April 28

April 13, 2018
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Parents and interested community leaders are invited to a free Parents Forum workshop on Saturday, April 28th, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Winthrop Public Library, 2 Metcalf Square, Winthrop. The workshop, with a light lunch provided, is presented with support from DeMoulas Market Basket and Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation. Cosponsors are Speaker Robert A....

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Geneva Street Project Pitched

April 13, 2018
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The proposal by Joel DeLuca to tear down a former automotive storage facility at 29-30 Geneva St. and replace it with six-story, 32-unit condo development has some longtime Geneva Street residents welcoming the proposal as something that may start a rebirth on the long-neglected street.. The 8,000 sq. ft. lot would also include 15...

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Stations of the Cross

April 6, 2018
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Stations of the Cross

Jesus, played by Allen Saini, is triumphantly resurrected during the Passion Play at East Boston Central Catholic School on Weds., March 28. Hundreds of students watched the portrayal of Jesus’ condemnation and his torturous ascent through the streets to Golgotha. Finally, Jesus is nailed to the cross and takes his final breath before victoriously...

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Internationally Renowned Artist Unveils Mural at Paris Street Gym

April 6, 2018
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Internationally Renowned Artist Unveils Mural at Paris Street Gym

For the past several months internationally renowned artist Edwin Gil has been quietly working on a project at the Paris Street Gym and Community Center with members of the gym’s after school program, staff and families. Gil, a contemporary conceptual artist best known for his vibrant colors and paint techniques, collected paint fingerprints from...

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Mayor to Expand East Boston School Lunch Pilot Program

April 6, 2018
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Mayor to Expand East Boston School Lunch Pilot Program

Mayor Martin Walsh called the school lunch pilot program that began last year in East Boston, where fresh food is cooked onsite on a daily basis using healthy ingredients, a ‘game changer’. Through a partnership with the Shah Family Foundation, four Boston Public Schools (BPS) in Eastie have been enjoying freshly prepared lunches like...

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HVNA Votes Down Saratoga Street Project

April 6, 2018
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After nearly a dozen community and abutters’ meetings and making several changes to the project to address community concerns the Harbor View Neighborhood Association (HVNA) still voted 38-1 against MG2’s large development project on Saratoga Street Monday night. Developer MG2 plans to develop the 16,500 sq. ft. vacant lot at 656 Saratoga St. into...

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Councilor Flaherty Announces He Won’t Run for District Attorney

April 6, 2018
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City Councilor at-Large Michael Flaherty has announced Monday that he would not run for Suffolk County District Attorney, citing medical issues within his family. Flaherty, a former prosecutor and former colleague of District Attorney Dan Conley – who announced earlier this year that he would not run for reelection, was the odds-on favorite had...

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Remains Found in Canton are Those of Missing Local Man

April 6, 2018
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A family’s search for their missing loved one came to a tragic end last week after the remains found off Route 95 in Canton was identified as 21-year-old Joey Brancato. Brancato,  a 21-year-old Winthrop native with strong family ties to East Boston, was last seen in Roslindale at 10 Mendelsohn St. in the company...

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