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Courthouse Closing Overblown?

June 11, 2015
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While trial court officials have reported to the Boston Herald that they are looking to close a third of the state’s 101 trial courts with East Boston District Court as one courthouse mentioned, there seems to be nothing on the horizon according to Eastie’s two elected state officials. Both Senator Anthony Petruccelli and Representative...

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BHA to Rehab Orient Heights Housing Development

June 11, 2015
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The Boston Housing Authority (BHA) announced a developer to rehab the aging Orient Heights Housing Development. Trinity Financial, known for their award winning work at Maverick Gardens during the Hope VI rehabilitation close to a decade ago, will be the developer for the project and will discuss some preliminary plans at the next Orient...

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The Healing Impact of Art:EBNHC Hosts Innovative Fundraiser

June 11, 2015
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The Healing Impact of Art:EBNHC Hosts Innovative Fundraiser

Last Wednesday the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) hosted an innovative fundraiser to celebrate the Health Center’s mission and the healing impact of art at its 20 Maverick Square location during the third Annual Art of Healing event. Inside its Maverick Square location, EBNHC has incorporated a wide array of vibrant and therapeutic...

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Local Organizations Receive Grants from Save the Harbor/Save the Bay

June 11, 2015
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Local Organizations Receive Grants from Save the Harbor/Save the Bay

Three local organizations from East Boston will receive more than $10,000 in grant money from Save the Harbor / Save the Bay for summer activities on the beach and along the harbor. The East Boston YMCA will receive $5,000 for its Summer Food Service Program and annual Campfire at Constitution Beach. The grant will...

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Suffolk University’s Graduation Exercises

June 4, 2015
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Suffolk University’s Graduation Exercises

East Boston resident and Suffolk University Vice President John Nucci recently helped kick off Suffolk University’s graduation exercises during the University’s annual Commencement Dinner. From left to right, George Regan, President and Chairman of Regan Communications, Andrew C. Meyer, Jr., Chairman of Suffolk University’s Board of Trustees, Julie Kahn, EVP of Regan Communications, Massachusetts...

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Spring Weather

June 4, 2015
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Spring Weather

Last week was perfect spring weather in East Boston. All week residents headed to the community’s parks like the Bremen Street Park shown here to walk, play and meet with friends and neighbors. While the warmth turned into raw rain and cold the spring weather is due to return today and for the rest...

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Central Square Renovation to Begin

June 4, 2015
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After years of waiting the bid to transform Central Square into a new vibrant center of the neighborhood has finally been accepted. City Councilor Sal LaMattina said at a meeting last Thursday that after several failed bid attempts by the city, construction on the long-awaited project will finally break ground in July. “We will...

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Senate Approves $38.09 Billion Budget

June 4, 2015
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Senate Majority Whip Anthony Petruccelli and the Senate voted on a $38.09 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2016 and in it are several earmarks to held East Boston. Petruccelli said the budget makes critical investments in key areas of local aid, education, economic development and services for vulnerable and under-served populations. “I was proud...

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NOAH Holds Climate Adaptation Workshops

June 4, 2015
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NOAH Holds Climate Adaptation Workshops

Last week East Boston’s Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH) joined forces with ULI Boston/New England to present a series of recommendations on climate resiliency strategies for neighborhood. Last Wednesday at the East Boston Library, as part of NOAH’s ongoing Climate Adaptation Workshops, NOAH and ULI developed a goal to design a community resiliency plan...

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Observing Memorial Day

May 28, 2015
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Observing Memorial Day

Veteran Johnny Connelli of the DAV bows his head as ‘Taps’ is played on Monday morning in Central Square Park during the annual Memorial Day Exercises. The exercises featured the East Boston High JROTC and a keynote address by Lt. Col. (Ret.) Gerald Wellman.

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