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Full Moon Arising

February 18, 2014
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Full Moon Arising

Those who attended last Friday night’s campfire at Constitution Beach were treated to a celestial show. As the full moon rose over the beach it lit up the night sky and water. Dozens of residents at the beach for the campfire were seen snapping pictures with their phones trying to get an image of...

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Police Search for Suspect in Attacks

February 18, 2014
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Three attacks on women in less than a four-hour time span Monday night in East Boston may be related according to police based on the description of the suspect by the victims, timing of the attacks and how the attacks took place. Boston Police detectives and Officers at District 7 police station in Eastie...

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Police Issue Tips for Ensuring Personal Safety

February 18, 2014
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In light of the recent attacks, the East Boston Police have issued the following safety tips: Always be aware of your surroundings, especially at night. When parking, walking or returning to your car, travel in well-lit and populated areas. Wear footwear that allows for added mobility. Be watchful and aware. Keep your head up....

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Democrats to Elect Delegates to State Convention

February 18, 2014
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Democrats in East Boston will be holding a caucus at the Salesian Boys & Girls Club of East Boston at 150 Byron Street on February 22, 2014 at 10:00 am, to elect seventeen (17) delegates and three (3) alternates to the 2014 Massachusetts Democratic Convention, where Democrats from across Massachusetts will vote to endorse...

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An Eastie Love Story

February 13, 2014
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An Eastie Love Story

All too often marriage vows fall short of the promise of “until death do us part,” but in the case of one man and his late wife, those vows went through a long and happy life – and then even beyond the grave. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Revere resident and East Boston...

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Anti-litter Campaign

February 13, 2014
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Anti-litter Campaign

NOAH’s Community Building and Environment (CBE) Director Chris Marchi and one his East Boston youth workers Sebastian Londono pitched a new anti-litter campaign to the Jeffries Point community Monday.

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Dr. Peter Ferrino, Community Leader, Dead at 99

February 13, 2014
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Dr. Peter Ferrino, Community Leader, Dead at 99

Dr. Peter Ferrino, who practiced medicine in East Boston for nearly seven decades and was part of the fabric of the community has died. Dr. Ferrino died suddenly at his home in Winthrop three months shy of 100 birthday. Dr, Ferrino was born and raised in East Boston, the son of the late Josephine...

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Heroin Deaths on Rise in Eastie

February 13, 2014
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The scourge of heroin addiction has hit home the past week with a few deaths from overdoses in East Boston according to Boston Police. The recent deaths showed the neighborhood is not immune to the growing epidemic and the drug has seemed to become more dangerous due to its purity than in recent years....

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Unshoveled sidewalks are a walker’s nightmare

February 13, 2014
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Mayor Martin Walsh’s East Boston liaison Corinne Patraglia was at the Jeffries Point Neighborhood Council’s meeting Monday night to answer concerns regarding snow removal in the neighborhood. The JPNA’s Facebook page was lit up days after last week’s snowstorm with pictures of properties that had not shoveled or left sheets of ice making hard...

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Hail to the EBCC Chief: Heigelmann Elected New President for Local Organization

February 5, 2014
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Hail to the EBCC Chief: Heigelmann Elected New President for Local Organization

Last Thursday night at Spinelli’s in East Boston, Scott Heigelmann of Heavy Advertising took the oath as the East Boston Chamber of Commerce’s new president. After being sworn in by City Councilor Sal LaMattina, Heigelmann reflected on the Chambers successes of the past and how it will shape its future. “Let me begin by...

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