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EBHS Class of 2016

June 24, 2016
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EBHS Class of 2016

Here comes the East Boston High School Class of 2016.

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Murder Victim Identified as Eastie Teenager

June 24, 2016
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Murder Victim Identified as Eastie Teenager

By John Lynds She moved here from El Salvador when she was 14-years-old for a better life but that short life ended in a garage on Princeton Street last week. Police have identified the remains of the girl found in a garage suffering from traumatic injuries as 19-year-old Blanca Lainez of East Boston. Lainez...

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Medical Marijuana Dispensary Proposed in East Boston

June 24, 2016
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By John Lynds Newton based Happy Valley Ventures LLC is pitching a medical marijuana dispensary at 220 McClellan Highway. The address is the same address of a failed medical marijuana dispensary pitched in 2014 that did not receive Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) approval. Chairman and Founder of Happy Valley, Michael Reardon said...

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Rheaume Named New Bradley School Principal

June 24, 2016
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By John Lynds This week Boston Public Schools announced that Claire Rheaume will replace retiring principal, Linda Manzo, at the Manassah E. Bradley Elementary School in East Boston.  Rheaume will officially take over the reigns from Manzo during the 2016/2017 school year but began shadowing the outgoing principal to get to know the Bradley...

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Eastie Schools to Receive Art Grant

June 24, 2016
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Five East Boston schools will share in $680,000 in grants for art expansion. The schools in Eastie are among elementary, middle and high schools and 34 arts partners to continue to expand arts learning opportunities in schools, and to nonprofit arts organizations to provide professional development for BPS arts teachers. EdVestors, an urban education...

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EBHS Prom

June 17, 2016
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EBHS Prom

Marianna Medina, Angelia Molina, and Mellisa Ruiz looking elegant in their gowns at the East Boston High School Prom at the Hyatt Regency Boston Harbor on Thursday, June 9.

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Councilors LaMattina and Wu Head to Netherlands,Denmark for GRC Climate Conference

June 17, 2016
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Councilors LaMattina and Wu Head to Netherlands,Denmark for GRC Climate Conference

By John Lynds City Councilor Sal LaMattina and Council President Michelle Wu traveled this week to the Netherlands and Denmark to attend a conference sponsored by the Boston Green Ribbon Commission (GRC) to examine climate change and how to prepare for sea level rise. The GRC, a group made up of leaders of Boston’s...

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Eastie Holds ‘Walk for Peace’ to Address Violence

June 17, 2016
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Eastie Holds ‘Walk for Peace’ to Address Violence

By John Lynds With an uptick in shootings in and around Maverick Landing, the community again joined the Boston Police Department’s top brass to hold a ‘Walk for Peace:’ in the neighborhood Monday night. The walk also focused on the victims of the Orlando terrorist attack that killed 49 people in a gay nightclub...

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Sen Boncore Secures Funding for EBNHC:Money to Combat Opioid Abuse

June 17, 2016
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By John Lynds After being sworn in on Thursday, May 18, East Boston Senator Joseph Boncore has hit the ground running. Boncore, who won the seat during a special election to replace former Sen. Anthony Petruccelli, was able to secure funding to battle opioid abuse in the district, voted to supported the Fair Share...

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East Boston Celebrates Gay Pride Week With Piers Park Flag Raising Ceremony

June 17, 2016
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By John Lynds In light of the Orlando terrorist attack that targeted members of Florida’s gay community and left 49 innocent victims dead, East Boston’s Todd Antonellis’s speech about his struggles as a gay man in Boston seems more significant and poignant in lieu of the events in Florida last weekend. Antonellis was this...

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