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Constitution Beach Receives High Marks on Water Quality Report

June 1, 2018
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Constitution Beach Receives High Marks on Water Quality Report

With the unofficial start of summer kicking off this past Memorial Day weekend, Save the Harbor/Save the Bay released its annual report on the water quality at East Boston’s Constitution Beach. According to Save the Harbor/Save the Bay’s Annual Beach Water Report Card, Constitution Beach scored 95 percent for the summer of 2017. While...

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Trinity Financial Holds Community Meeting on Heights Development

June 1, 2018
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At last Wednesday’s community meeting regarding the Orient Heights Housing Development rehab, Trinity Financial’s Patrick Lee said while he could make half the room happy with some of Phase II’s construction plans the other half of the room might be unhappy. The meeting last week at the Marty Pino Community Center focused mainly on...

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Madaro Votes to Increase Smoking Age to 21

June 1, 2018
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Last week Representative Adrian Madaro joined his colleagues in the Massachusetts House of Representatives to pass legislation that seeks to reduce tobacco use and nicotine addiction among youth across the Commonwealth. An Act to protect youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction (H.4479) will prohibit the sale of all tobacco, including...

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Edward Brooke Founding Principal,Molly Cole, Receives 2018 Ryan Award

June 1, 2018
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Molly Cole, founding principal of the Edward Brooke Charter School in East Boston was honored with the 2018 Ryan Award for Exceptional School Leadership in a surprise ceremony at the school last Thursday. The Ryan Award is a national award that honors urban principals who are closing the achievement gap. Cole opened the Brooke...

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Mayor, Trustees and TD Bank Aim to Spruce Up Eagle Hill’s Community Garden

June 1, 2018
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Eagle Hill’s community garden between Meridian and Border Streets will get some extra attention through a partnership between the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics, The Trustees, and TD Bank. The three year partnership will aim to expand the reach and highlight the role of community gardens in Boston’s neighborhoods, like the Eagle Hill...

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Jets Softball Finishes Regular Season with a Perfect Week

June 1, 2018
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During its final week of the 2018 regular season, the East Boston High School softball team defeated its opponents with a cumulative score of 31-12 en route a 12-5 record. The Jets defeated Snowden, 10-5, on Monday, May 21; Fenway, 14-2, on Tuesday, May 22; and Brighton, 7-5, on Wednesday, May 23; all at...

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East Boston High School Boys Track and Field Claims City Championship

June 1, 2018
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After seeing its winter counterpart win its third consecutive indoor city league title, the East Boston High School boys finished its spring season at the 2018 Boston City League outdoor track and field championship on Thursday, May 17. The Jets racked up 111 points at White Stadium to top second-place Charlestown (103.5) and claim...

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ICA’s Watershed Slated to Officially Open July 4 in Eastie

June 1, 2018
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The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (ICA) announced it will officially open its new Watershed to the public on July 4 inside a former copper pipe factory at Boston Shipyard and Marina on Marginal Street. While the official opening will be July 4 for the free art exhibit space along the Eastie waterfront, Eastie residents...

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Great Seats

May 25, 2018
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Great Seats

Euddy Brito, pitcher for East Boston High School, in his game against Somerville High School on Sunday, May 20. The Jets beat Somerville 7-1 in the consolation game of the Strike Out Colon Cancer baseball tournament. Malden High School won the tournament.

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A Reality:Gov Baker, Mayor Walsh, East Boston CDC Mark Opening of Boston East

May 25, 2018
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A Reality:Gov Baker, Mayor Walsh, East Boston CDC Mark Opening of Boston East

East Boston Community Development Corporation (CDC) Executive Director Al Caldarelli joked Monday that he would be collecting on a few bets he made with naysayers who were convinced the CDC and Trinity Financial’s Boston East project on Border Street would never get off the ground. “This is a wonderful day for me because I’m...

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