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Rep Madaro to Host East Boston Thanksgiving Day Charitable Event

November 25, 2017
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Rep Madaro to Host East Boston Thanksgiving Day Charitable Event

By John Lynds When Rep. Adrian Madaro was elected to office three years ago, there was a holiday tradition started by his predecessor, Carlo Basile, that he vowed to continue. Madaro will again host East Boston’s annual Thanksgiving Day charitable dinner that has made the holiday a little more cheerful for hundreds of low-income,...

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Incident Puts Mario Umana Academy on Lockdown

November 25, 2017
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By John Lynds East Boston Parents became alarmed last Wednesday as social media began to report that the Mario Umana Academy was on lockdown due to reports of a suspicious man outside the building with a firearm even before they received calls from the Boston Public School Department. According to police, a group of...

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EBNHC’s Winthrop Health Center Welcomes Dr Mothusi Chilume

November 25, 2017
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By John Lynds East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s Winthrop Health Center (WHC) on Main Street welcomed the newest addition to its medical staff this month. Dr. Mothusi Chilume began seeing patients last week at the WHC located a few doors down from Belle Isle Seafood as one of four providers that see patients regularly....

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Landmarks Commission Places Two Year Moratorium on Maverick Square Project

November 25, 2017
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By John Lynds The Boston Landmarks Commission slapped a two-year moratorium on the demolition of two 19th Century brick bow-fronts on Maverick Street that some members of the community have been trying to preserve and be designated a ‘landmark’ status. As part of the project at 9 Chelsea St. developer Linear Retail Properties plans...

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East Boston YMCA, Stop & Shop Team Up Again for Turkey Express

November 25, 2017
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By John Lynds East Boston YMCA staff and Stop & Shop executives braved the cold temperatures last Tuesday night to help hand out free turkeys with all the fixings to low-income families. The Y families were once again the recipients of a generous holiday donation from Stop & Shop as the Massachusetts-based supermarket chain...

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A Rising Star:Lydia Edwards Ready to Lead as East Boston’s City Councilor

November 16, 2017
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A Rising Star:Lydia Edwards Ready to Lead as East Boston’s City Councilor

By Cary Shuman Even before Lydia Edwards completed her outstanding campaign with an impressive victory in the district council election for East Boston, Charlestown, and the North End, political observers were recognizing her potential, saying that she was a rising star on the Boston political scene. In 2015, Boston Globe Magazine tabbed Edwards for...

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EBNHC Helps with Puerto Rico Relief Efforts

November 16, 2017
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EBNHC Helps with Puerto Rico Relief Efforts

By John Lynds With a good amount of the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s staff hailing from Puerto Rico, it came as no surprise after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. Caribbean Island staffers at the health center felt powerless and wanted to find a way, anyway to help. “We immediately had staff members asking...

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Four-Alarm Fire Rips Through Eastie Warehouse

November 16, 2017
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By John Lynds A four-alarm blaze ripped through an old warehouse just outside of Central Square on Border Street Saturday night, injuring one firefighter. The fire began at 6 p.m. when the Boston Fire Department responded to smoke and flames on the roof of the building at 170 Border St., a large three story...

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A Look at Lydia Edwards District 1 City Council Win

November 16, 2017
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By John Lynds At Kelley Square Pub in East Boston on election night last Tuesday, Lydia Edwards stood on a chair in the middle of the dinning room and declared her historic win as the first woman of color to be elected to the District 1 City Council seat a ‘mandate’. Edwards edged out...

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ICA Watershed in Eastie Announces Inaugural Exhibition

November 16, 2017
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By John Lynds It may be a ways away but there’s already excitement and buzz surrounding the ICA’s (Institute of Contemporary Art) first exhibition at the institute’s planned second location on East Boston’s waterfront. The ICA will take a formerly condemned industrial warehouse across from K.O. Pies at the Boston Shipyard and Marina on...

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