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Walsh Administration to Spend $3.1 Million at Noyes Park

February 28, 2017
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By John Lynds As part of the City of Boston’s three-year Capital Budget, Mayor Martin Walsh appropriated $3.1 million in spending to overhaul Noyes Park in Orient Heights. The Walsh administration will initially spend $400,000 on design this fiscal year and another $2.7 million on construction at the park following a community process. According...

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Mayor Walsh Announces New Managing Director and Senior Advisor of External Affairs for BPS

February 28, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen At a February 10 press conference, Mayor Martin Walsh and Boston Public Schools (BPS) Superintendent Tommy Chang announced the promotion of Dr. Makeeba McCreary of Jamaica Plain to the role of managing director and senior advisor of external affairs for BPS. In her new position, Dr. McCreary will focus on expanding...

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Eastie VS Boston Latin Academy Gallery

February 24, 2017
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Boston Latin Academy defeated East Boston in the Championship game at Matthews Arena 4-3 in a shootout on Thursday. The game ended in the third period 3-3, then followed by a 7:30min overtime which lead to the best of 5 penalty shots. Latin scored one shot and Eastie none, leading to Latin’s victory. Click...

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We Are the Champions

February 17, 2017
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We Are the Champions

The East Boston boys’ track and field team was dominant last Wednesday at the Reggie Lewis Center and captured the Boston Public Schools Indoor Track and Field City League Championship title. The Jets scored 107 points during the two-day championship meet. Eastie had three first-place and six second-place finishes. Jets coach, Garcia Dalzon, was...

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Storm Walk

February 17, 2017
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Storm Walk

Mike Hartman and his pup, Shane, take a walk along Winthrop Shore Drive on Monday following the Sunday night snowstorm.

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Joseph Guarino,Beloved Community Member, at 75

February 17, 2017
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Joseph Guarino,Beloved Community Member, at 75

By John Lynds The community is mourning the loss of longtime community member and one of the most recognizable faces in East Boston. Joseph Guarino who, outside of his career as a newspaper man, dedicated his life to St. Joseph St. Lazarus Church, the Golden Age Club and other Eastie civic organizations where he...

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Rep Madaro Testifies on Late Night MBTA Service

February 17, 2017
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By John Lynds Last week in front of the MBTA Fiscal Control and Management Board, State Representative Adrian Madaro testified at a hearing on the MBTA’s late night service that fell victim to budget cuts,  but is essential to many hard working East Boston commuters that rely on late night service to get to...

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Zumix Receives Boston Cultural Council Grant

February 17, 2017
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By John Lynds Last week Zumix, East Boston’s popular youth music and arts program, was named one of 173 organizations that will receive a 2017 Boston Cultural Council grant. Zumix will share in $462,250 in grant money with the other organizations across the city. “The Boston Cultural Council organizational grants continue to support innovative...

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Loftel Buyers Appear before JPNA

February 17, 2017
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By John Lynds While it may not be the quaint Paul Roiff-style hotel the neighborhood was hoping for,  the new owners said they are not going to deviate very much from the original plan. Boston Trade International, owned by brothers Pravin and Sudhir Patel, bought the large former industrial building on the corner of...

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Albert ‘Buddy’ Mangini Sworn in as New Chamber President

February 10, 2017
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Albert ‘Buddy’ Mangini Sworn in as New Chamber President

By John Lynds In front of a packed crowd at the Hilton Garden Inn  last Thursday, longtime neighborhood civic leader, Albert ‘Buddy’ Mangini, was administered the oath of office by Rep. Adrian Madaro to become the East Boston Chamber of Commerce’s president for the next two years. After taking the oath Mangini addressed Chamber...

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