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EBNHC CEO Manny Lopes Receives NAACP President’s Award

October 8, 2015
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EBNHC CEO Manny Lopes Receives NAACP President’s Award

East Boston Neighborhood Health Center CEO Manny Lopes was honored last week by the Boston chapter of the NAACP for his leadership in the local health care industry. Lopes received the NAACP President’s Award Saturday at a gala at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel. The President’s Award acknowledges Lopes’s leadership, both at EBNHC and...

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Boston City Council Election 2015:Wu Campaigning on Housing and Education Issues

October 1, 2015
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Boston City Council Election 2015:Wu Campaigning on Housing and Education Issues

When Boston City Councillor Michelle Wu entered the race for her first term in office two years ago, she hoped to be able to gain a seat on the Council so she could help people and help them immediately. Wu, 30, is one of four children born to immigrants from Taiwan that came to...

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Neighborhood Gem Coletta Receives East Boston Kiwanian of the Year Award

October 1, 2015
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Neighborhood Gem Coletta Receives East Boston Kiwanian of the Year Award

Edmund J. “Ed” Coletta Jr. has been a dedicated member of the Kiwanis Club of East Boston for 28 years and a highly respected leader in the community for a period of time even longer than that. Saturday night at Spinelli’s before a large, spirited gathering of family, friends, current and former colleagues, East...

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Common Ground Sought on Bike And Car Lanes

October 1, 2015
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Started as a ‘share the road’ program under former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, the bike lanes on East Boston major thoroughfares like Bennington Street are not designated bike lanes but a portion of a car lane that is suppose to be shared between bicyclists and motorists. Last week a petition surfaced on East Boston...

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Gavegnano Tells of Growing Up On Neptune Road in the 1950’s

October 1, 2015
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Gavegnano Tells of Growing Up On Neptune Road in the 1950’s

When you think of a bank CEO the image that comes to mind is a stuffy Wall Street type in a suit and tie with no sense of humor. Well, that’s not Richard Gavegnano, Chairman and CEO of East Boston Savings Bank. Last Thursday night at the Hilton Garden Inn on Boardman Street Gavegnano...

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Funding Received

September 25, 2015
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Funding Received

Governor Charlie Baker announces that NOAH’s Coppersmith Village project will recieve state funding during a ceremony last week.

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FBI,Revere Police Break Up Revere and Eastie Drug Ring:Local Auto Body with Sordid Past Implicated

September 25, 2015
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The Auto Doctor on Bennington Street can add alleged involvement in a drug ring operation broken up by the FBI and Revere Police to its troubled existence. The auto body shop at 1181 Bennington St. is slated to be sold and developed into high-end rental apartments and that plan couldn’t come fast enough for...

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Mother,Boyfriend Due Back in Court Oct. 20

September 25, 2015
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Michael Patrick McCarthy, 35, of Quincy, and his girlfriend Rachelle D. Bond, 40, both of 115 Maxwell St., Dorchester were arraigned in Dorchester District Court Monday morning on charges of the death of toddler Bella Bond. McCarthy is being held without bail and Bond is being held on $1 million...

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All Electronic Tolling Program a Year Away

September 25, 2015
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All Electronic Tolling Program a Year Away

Residents in East Boston have been clamoring for years to remove the toll booths from the entrance of the Sumner Tunnel and replace them with electronic tolling like MassDOT recently implemented on the Tobin Bridge. This simple change could end the daily congestion on Route 1A during the morning commute. The problem, according to...

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NOAH Receives Sate Funding for Coppersmith Village project

September 25, 2015
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NOAH Receives Sate Funding for Coppersmith Village project

 Last Tuesday, Governor Charlie Baker and Undersecretary of Housing and Community Development, Chrystal Kornegay announced the 2015 awards for funding of affordable rental housing development, renovation, and preservation projects. East Boston’s Neighborhood of Affordable Housing’s (NOAH) Coppersmith Village project was one of the projects picked by the state to receive funding. The $33 million...

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