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Mayor Holds Meet and Greet in Eastie, All in for Reelection

November 4, 2016
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Mayor Holds Meet and Greet in Eastie, All in for Reelection

By John Lynds While he’s not on the ballot next week, Mayor Martin Walsh will run for re-election in 2017 and already has his sights set on another term as Boston’s mayor. On Sunday, Walsh held a meet and greet with supporters and signaled he wants his re-election to not only include those who...

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Going to the Granite State:Ward I Democratic Committee Joins Mayor Walsh In New Hampshire to Campaign for Clinton

November 4, 2016
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Going to the Granite State:Ward I Democratic Committee Joins Mayor Walsh In New Hampshire to Campaign for Clinton

By John Lynds Polls in the New England swing state of New Hampshire are close and Mayor Martin Walsh traveled to New Hampshire recently to flex his political might for Democratic Nominee Hillary Clinton. Walsh was joined in New Hampshire by members of East Boston’s Ward I Democratic Committee, which has become more active ...

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Early Voting A Success in Boston

November 4, 2016
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By John Lynds According to Mayor Martin Walsh and elections officials the city’s new early voting program has exceeded expectations. “Ensuring all Boston voters are able to vote conveniently, and on their own schedule, is paramount to ensuring a large voter turnout,” said Mayor Walsh. “Voting is core to our democracy, and I encourage...

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ISD Begins New Restaurant Letter Grading System

November 4, 2016
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By John Lynds   East Boston restaurants will have to begin bringing their “A” game when it comes to cleanliness as Boston’s Inspectional Services Department (ISD) begins implementing its new letter grading system for food establishments here and across the city. At a community meeting last Tuesday night, ISD Commissioner William Christopher met with...

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Kiwanis Annual Holiday Food Drive

October 28, 2016
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Kiwanis Annual Holiday Food Drive

Shaw’s Supermarket customers purchase canned foods, pastas, and other dried goods and drop them off at the East Boston Kiwanis table that was set up outside the exit doors as part of the Kiwanis annual holiday food drive to benefit Grace Church and the Meridian House.

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Forbes Under 30 Comes to Two Eastie Schools

October 28, 2016
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Forbes Under 30 Comes to Two Eastie Schools

By John Lynds Last Wednesday Forbes Magazine held a Service Day at several Boston Public Schools (BPS) including two schools  in East Boston. At the Donald McKay and Patrick J. Kennedy Schools young entrepreneurs from across the world engaged students to discuss how they became successful  superstars and game changers in the fields of...

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Both Cintolo and Morris Released from Hospital

October 28, 2016
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Both Cintolo and Morris Released from Hospital

By John Lynds Many are still hailing Officers Richard Cintolo and Matt Morris’s survival and speedy recovery from a fierce gun battle two weeks ago as a miracle. Both Cintolo and Morris were critically wounded during the shootout on Gladstone Street Cintolo received gunshots to the neck, shoulder and chest while Morris received a...

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Updated,Improved Safety Gear to Police Districts

October 28, 2016
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By John Lynds One thing the shooting of Officers Richard Cintolo and Matt Morris two weeks ago on Gladstone Street in East Boston demonstrated that Boston police  and police nationwide are facing more powerful weaponry on the streets. Over the summer, the Boston Police Union Police sent a letter to Mayor Martin Walsh and...

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BPDA Holds Design Review on Border Street Project

October 28, 2016
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By John Lynds Last week the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA), formerly the Boston Redevelopment Authority, held an Article 80 design review meeting regarding the large residential development on Border Street in East Boston. The market rate condo development project from 301 to 323 Border would replace an existing  auto body shop that...

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City Picks East Boston CDC as Hess Site Developer

October 28, 2016
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By John Lynds Following a meeting last Friday, the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) named the East Boston Community Development Corporation (CDC) as the designated developer of the Hess Site on Condor Street. The CDC developed was chosen over  two other proponents vying to develop the industrial parcel of land that once housed...

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