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Salesian Fundraising Breakfast Set for May 25

May 13, 2017
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By John Lynds On Thursday May 25 from 7:30-9:00 a.m. local businessman Joseph Ruggiero will host the Eighth Annual Salesian Boys & Girls Club Camp Scholarship Breakfast at the Salesian Boys & Girls Club on Byron Street in East Boston.  Tickets for the event are still on sale and the Salesians need the community’s...

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City Council Candidate Lydia Edwards Appoints East Boston Resident Gabriela Coletta as Campaign Manager

May 13, 2017
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Lydia Edwards, a Boston City Council District 1 candidate and public interest attorney, announced that Gabriela Coletta, a lifelong East Boston resident with political experience in local and statewide campaigns, was named manager of the District 1 campaign. “Gabriela’s knowledge of the district and political savvy positions her to lead my campaign for Boston...

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Mangia! Milano’s Deli to Appear on Phantom Gourmet

May 13, 2017
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By Kate Anslinger One of Winthrop’s residents has recently had a touch of celebrity. East Boston’s Milano’s Deli owner and operator, Vinny Caraglia, was scouted by the hit show Phantom Gourmet. The show focuses on highlighting local restaurants that stand out for their exquisite food and cozy atmosphere. Caraglia and his father, Giuseppe, have...

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East Boston’s Love Your Block Cleanup

May 5, 2017
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East Boston’s Love Your Block Cleanup

Maya Bond got in on the action during Saturday’s East Boston ‘Love Your Block’ cleanup. Bond helped mulch trees inside Putnam Square Park during the cleanup.

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Jack Kelly Not to Run for District 1 City Council

May 5, 2017
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Jack Kelly Not to Run for District 1 City Council

By John Lynds Two weeks ago Charlestown’s Jack Kelly was all in as a candidate for the District 1 City Council seat, but this week he’s had a change of heart. Kelly, who was an At-Large City Council candidate in 2013 and former liaison for the late Mayor Thomas Menino, announced he will not...

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Hennessey-Crowell Stepping Down as Head of Crossroads Family Shelter

May 5, 2017
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Hennessey-Crowell Stepping Down as Head of Crossroads Family Shelter

By John Lynds Rachael Hennessey-Crowell, who has served as Crossroads Family Shelter’s executive Director since October 2015, said she has decided to leave her post as head of the transitional homeless shelter for area families. Hennessey-Crowell, who recently gave birth to her first child, said the birth of her son helped her make the...

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High Tide:Climate Ready East Boston to Kick off with Workshop on May 23

May 5, 2017
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By John Lynds Last year’s Climate Ready Boston’s report, the city’s comprehensive assessment of the climate change risks it will face in the coming decades, had some unsettling news for East Boston. According to the report, Eastie has the most land area of all Boston neighborhoods exposed to coastal storms in the coming decades,...

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Rep Madaro Files Bill to Improve Environmental Monitoring

May 5, 2017
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By John Lynds East Boston State Representative Adrian Madaro has filed a bill that would require Massport to begin an assessment to identify areas within East Boston that are not meeting air quality and noise pollution level standards. In an effort to ensure further public transparency, the bill calls for state-mandated expectations to routinely...

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Community News

May 5, 2017
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Learn Italian Free Learn Italian free at Robert DeLeo Senior Center 35 Harvard Street Winthrop age 55+ Whether you have Italian ancestry, or just want to learn one of the world’s most beautiful languages, join us at  informal  and friendly Italian language and culture classes.  Wednesday afternoons from 1 15 to  2 45 PM....

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Councilor LaMattina,Rep Madaro Brief Residents on Progress Being Made in Eastie

May 5, 2017
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By John Lynds City Councilor Sal LaMattina and East Boston State Representative Adrian Madaro stopped by Monday’s Harbor View Neighborhood Association to brief residents on some of the progress being made in Eastie. LaMattina, who will leave office after his term expires later this year, received a round of applause and thanks from not...

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