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Marie “Jeanette” Ferrino, Wife of Judge Joseph Ferrino, Dies at 90

September 1, 2016
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Marie “Jeanette” Ferrino, Wife of Judge Joseph Ferrino, Dies at 90

By John Lynds Marie A. “Jeanette” Ferrino, the late wife of the Honorable Judge Joseph Ferrino and a driving force in many East Boston organizations and social clubs, has died. Mrs. Ferrino died at the Kaplan Family Hospice in Danvers on Saturday, August 27. She was 90 years old. There’s an old saying “behind...

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NOAH’s O’Donnell Schoolyard Summer Program ‘Thank You’ Ceremony

September 1, 2016
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NOAH’s O’Donnell Schoolyard Summer Program ‘Thank You’ Ceremony

NOAH’s O’Donnell Schoolyard Summer Program held an informal Thank You Ceremony to express its gratitude to the local organizations and individuals who helped support it financially this year. The event was held on the final day of the program, Thursday, August 18th, at the Schoolyard on Lexington Street in East Boston. The Annual Children’s...

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Woman Helps Police in Murder Investigation

September 1, 2016
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By John Lynds Last week the Boston Police distributed photos of a woman walking near the scene where 18-year-old Blanca Lainez’s was murdered on June 14. The photos, captured on a security camera in the area, show a woman walking on Princeton Street on June 14 around the time investigators believe Lainez was killed....

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LaMattina, City Council Vote to Not Oppose Eastie Medical Marijuana Dispensary

September 1, 2016
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By John Lynds At last Wednesday’s Boston City Council Hearing City Councilor Sal LaMattina joined his colleagues in voting to not oppose the plan to place a medical marijuana dispensary on McClellan Highway in East Boston. Newton based Happy Valley Ventures LLC is pitching a medical marijuana dispensary at 220 McClellan Highway. The address...

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EBNHC Receives HHS Grant

September 1, 2016
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By John Lynds East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) will receive  $40,000 in grant money from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to invest in the health center’s quality improvement efforts, and to provide high quality comprehensive care. The $40,000 EBNHC will receive is part of $3,059,677 in HHS funding to...

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Eastie Pride Day Was A Huge Success

August 29, 2016
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Eastie Pride Day Was A Huge Success

Carole Smith, Lisa LaMattina, Stephen Murphy, Mayor Martin Walsh, Councilor Sal LaMattina, and Massport CEO Thomas Glynn cut the giant Eastie Pride cake on Saturday, Aug. 20.

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Zumix Receives Funding for Added Program from Pearl Jam Concert

August 29, 2016
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By John Lynds One of Seattle’s most influential rock bands to come out of the early 1990s Pacific Northwest ‘grunge’ scene announced it has donated a portion of its ticket sales during the band’s two Boston shows at Fenway Park earlier this month to Zumix for a second time. Pearl Jam and the band’s...

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Rep Madaro to Visit El Salvador,Honduras and Mexico

August 29, 2016
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By John Lynds With many of his East Boston constituents hailing from Central and South America and leaving there for more opportunities and a better life in the United States, State Representative Adrian Madaro will travel to three Latin American countries this week to see first hand what drives immigration. Madaro will join a...

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Eastie Artist Picked to Decorate Neighborhood’s “Street Pianos”

August 29, 2016
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By John Lynds East Boston artist J. Felipe Aguirre, a.k.a. Phil Hoa has been chosen to be the one responsible for designing and decorating the public ‘Street Pianos’ coming to East Boston next month. The two pianos in Eastie that will be sponsored by the Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association and the East Boston Branch...

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East Boston HS Swimmers Doing Great Job As Lifeguards At Paris St Pool

August 24, 2016
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East Boston HS Swimmers Doing Great Job As Lifeguards At Paris St Pool

The East Boston HS Swim Team has many lifeguards throughout the City. Pictured is the lifeguard staff at Paris St. Pool, (L-R) Francesca Marifiote (grad,) Steven Mesa (grad), Chris Villanueva (Sr. Capt), Mike Lockhead (grad), Daniel Marifiote (grad & Asst Coach), Jose Villanueva (grad), and Coach Dave Arinella.

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