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LaMattina Would like to see Handicap Parking Audit for Eagle Hill Area

March 17, 2016
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By John Lynds With some Eagle Hill residents and business owners split on the plan to make all of Eagle Hill resident permit parking, City Councilor Sal LaMattina thinks he’s found a solution. “I think we are going to try two-hour parking except for resident’s with parking permits,” said LaMattina. “This has worked in...

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Boston Public School Students District-Wide Walkout

March 11, 2016
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Boston Public School Students District-Wide Walkout

On Monday Boston Public School students staged a district-wide walkout to protest proposed budget cuts to school in East Boston and across the city. Over 1000 students marched to Faneuil Hall across the street from City Hall demanding that the Mayor and School Committee reconsider the cuts to fill a $40 million budget deficit.

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Celebrating 25 Years

March 11, 2016
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Celebrating 25 Years

Zumix students perform during one of the many shows the popular East Boston youth music program has had over its 25-year existence. In April Zumix will celebrate 25 years in the community with events and other activities.

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City Approves Resident Permit Parking in Eagle Hill

March 11, 2016
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City Approves Resident Permit Parking in Eagle Hill

By John Lynds After a vote by the Eagle Hill Civic Association to approve Resident Permit Parking on the hill, the City of Boston this week has officially adopted the plan, but some are unhappy. “At the request of neighborhood residents, the Eagle Hill Civic Association and State Representative Adrian Madaro, the Boston Transportation...

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‘Albano Strong’:Marfan Foundation Walk Team Created to Support Anthony Albano Jr.,Marfan Research

March 11, 2016
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‘Albano Strong’:Marfan Foundation Walk Team Created to Support Anthony Albano Jr.,Marfan Research

By John Lynds The East Boston community is rallying around Anthony Albano Jr. by creating a team “Albano Strong” that will help raise money for Marfan research through the annual Marfan Foundation Walk scheduled for Saturday, June 11 on the Boston Common. The Marfan Foundation is a nonprofit that fights for victory over Marfan...

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EBNHC CEO Manny Lopes Appointed to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation

March 11, 2016
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EBNHC CEO Manny Lopes Appointed to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation

By John Lynds East Boston Neighborhood Health Center CEO Manny Lopes was one of two health care professionals appointed to the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation Board of Directors. Lopes will join Dr. Thea James, MD, Vice President of Mission and Associate Chief Medical as the two new appointees. “We are excited...

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Clinton Narrowly Beats Sanders in Eastie and State

March 11, 2016
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By John Lynds East Boston voters headed to the polls last Tuesday during the Massachusetts Presidential Primary and Hilary Clinton narrowly beat Bernie Sanders both here and throughout the state. In Eastie, Clinton edged out Sanders by only 114 votes. By the time the polls closed Clinton ended the night with 2,625 votes and...

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Zumix to Celebrate 25th Anniversary Next Month

March 11, 2016
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By John Lynds Sitting in her office at the Zumix Firehouse, Zumix co-founder and director Madeleine Steczynski reflects on how far East Boston’s youth music and empowerment program has come since its days in a living room on Meridian Street. “We are in this amazing moment thinking who would have ever imagined we would...

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Campfire Festival

March 4, 2016
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Campfire Festival

Courtney DiGiacomo and Annette and Mason Duca roasting marshmallows on Constitution Beach last Friday night, Feb. 26. The Campfire Festival on the Beach and in the Porrazzo Rink drew several families for a winter indoor/outdoor night of s’mores and skating.

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Nucci Sworn In

March 4, 2016
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Nucci Sworn In

Last Thursday, Suffolk University Vice President and East Boston resident John Nucci was sworn in by Gov. Charlie Baker to the Massport Board of Directors. Nucci, a lifelong Eastie resident who knows first hand the impacts Logan has on the health and well being of the coimmunity, was unanimously elected by the Massachusetts Port...

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