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City, East Boston CDC Cut Ribbon on Housing for the Homeless

November 26, 2015
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City, East Boston CDC Cut Ribbon on Housing for the Homeless

The East Boston Community Development Corporation joined forces with Crossroads Family Shelter and the City of Boston to create seven units of subsidized housing on Havre Street for families transitioning out of the neighborhood’s homeless shelter. At a ribbon cutting Monday afternoon outside the new building at 125 Havre St., Mayor Martin Walsh joined...

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East Boston YMCA, Stop & Shop Team Up Again for Turkey Express

November 26, 2015
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East Boston YMCA, Stop & Shop Team Up Again for Turkey Express

The East Boston YMCA’s families were once again the recipients of a generous holiday donation from Stop & Shop recently. Stop & Shop kicked off its Turkey Express program at the Y with the donation of 250 turkeys that will feed over 700 local children and their families this holiday. The Y’s parking lot...

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Read Aloud to Your Children Every Day

November 19, 2015
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Read Aloud to Your Children Every Day

Representative Adrian Madaro, visited the health center not only to cheer them on, but to practice what doctors preach by reading to a group of young patients.

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Honored for Her Dedication

November 19, 2015
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Honored for Her Dedication

Former East Boston APAC Director Amy Lima was recently honored with APAC/ABCD’s Community Hero Award. Shown here with her daughter’s Lucia and Autumn, Lima was honored for her tremendous dedication in helping to build crucial programs and initiatives that assist and empower young people and families.

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EBNHC Named One of the “Top Places to Work” in MA

November 19, 2015
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EBNHC Named One of the “Top Places to Work” in MA

For the second year in a row East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) was named as one of Massachusetts’s “Top Places to Work” by the Boston Globe. The Health Center was featured in this past weekend’s Boston Sunday Globe with a special edition magazine. “We are so proud to once again be named one...

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Trinity Opts to Rebuild OH Development

November 19, 2015
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Trinity Opts to Rebuild OH Development

At Monday night’s Orient Heights Neighborhood Council (OHNC) meeting, Trinity Financial’s Eva Erlick and Paul Scapicchio briefed residents on the Orient Heights Housing Development project. In June, Trinity was picked by the Boston Housing Authority as the designated developer to rehab the aging Orient Heights Housing Development. Erlick announced at the meeting that Trinity...

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EBNHC Sending Families Home With Free Books

November 19, 2015
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Pediatricians and nurses at East Boston Neighborhood Health Center are sending families home from checkups with free books and a very important prescription – “read aloud to your children every day.”  Today, Representative Adrian Madaro (D-First Suffolk), visited the health center not only to cheer them on, but to practice what doctors preach by...

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Madaro’s Legislation Calls for $15 an Hour for Logan Workers

November 19, 2015
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State Representative Adrian Madaro along with State Senator Sal DiDomenico have filed  legislation calling for Logan Airport contractors to pay employees $15 per hour following numerous claims of unfair labor practices by airport companies. The bill, filed by Madaro and State Senator Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett),  would create a wage-floor of $15 an hour for...

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Nothing but Net

November 12, 2015
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Nothing but Net

Eastie’s Cilianna Tavaras Batista (12) reacts to the ball as it sails harmlessly into the net on the Bedford side during the Lady Jets’ State Playoff game last Friday, Nov. 6. In what was an exciting day for Eastie High sports last Friday – with three state tournament home games in three different sports...

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New Faces on City Council:Essaibi-George Elected At-Large

November 12, 2015
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New Faces on City Council:Essaibi-George Elected At-Large

Boston voters tossed out two incumbents during last Tuesday’s citywide election with Dorchester resident Annissa Essaibi-George beating out At-Large City Councilor Stephen Murphy for one of the four at-large seats and Andrea Campbell ousting District 4 Councilor Charles Yancey who has served since 1983, doubling the number of women on council. In East Boston,...

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