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Eastie Peace Walks to Start Up April 20

April 14, 2017
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Eastie Peace Walks to Start Up April 20

By John Lynds The weekly East Boston Walks for Peace will start up again on Thursday April 20 beginning at the District A-7 Police Station and wind throughout the Maverick neighborhood. The walks were started last year by a group of concerned citizens to address the ongoing teen violence that led to several murders...

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EBNHC Don’t Be Denied Event Set for April 21

April 14, 2017
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By John Lynds East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Vice President Steve Snyder was listening to Neil Young’s song ‘Don’t Be Denied’ and had an idea. “For some reason that song stuck in my head,” said Snyder. “That really is the message right now–‘don’t let anybody tell you you can’t have health care, don’t let...

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EBNHC’s Let’s Get Movin’ Program Kicks Off:Community-Supported Agriculture Program

April 14, 2017
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By John Lynds The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s (EBNHC) Let’s Get Movin’ program is teaming up with local farms again this year to bring Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) program to Eastie. EBNHC’s Gabrielle Witham said the Health Center is set to kick off the CSA and is registering interested clients now. Witham said that...

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News Briefs

April 14, 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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City Councilor Sal LaMattina will not seek reelection

April 11, 2017
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City Councilor Sal LaMattina will not seek reelection

After a stellar 30 year career with the City of Boston, eleven of which was spent as the District 1 City Councilor, Sal LaMattina told the East Boston Times Tuesday that he will not seek reelection during the municipal election in September.  “It’s time,” said LaMattina. “It’s time to give someone else a shot...

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Cucchiello’s Will Move to Saugus

April 7, 2017
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Cucchiello’s Will Move to Saugus

By John Lynds If you grew up in Eagle Hill in the 1970s and 1980s there was a time, when provisions were low on Fridays,  your mother would give you a dollar as you left for school. You immediately knew what that dollar was for and would head out the door and down to...

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DeFronzo and Moreno Hired to Lead PPSC

April 7, 2017
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DeFronzo and Moreno Hired to Lead PPSC

By John Lynds One month ago it looked as though Piers Park Sailing Center (PPSC) was heading for closure. However, the community stepped up, raised money for the cash-strapped community sailing program and last week the PPSC board announced the center’s sailing boats would be in the water and youth and adults programs would...

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ISD to Launch New Pilot Program in Eastie

April 7, 2017
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ISD to Launch New Pilot Program in Eastie

By John Lynds Boston Inspectional Service Department (ISD) Commissioner William Christopher announced that East Boston has been picked as one of three neighborhoods to take part in a new city initiative. Christopher announced at Monday night’s Harbor View Neighborhood Association (HVNA) that Eastie will take part in the city’s Additional Swelling Unit (ADU) pilot...

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Suffolk Downs Sale Approved by MGC

April 7, 2017
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Suffolk Downs Sale Approved by MGC

By John Lynds The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) unanimously approved the sale of Suffolk Downs Racetrack in East Boston last Thursday during its monthly meeting. The approval from the MGC was needed so the owners of Suffolk Downs, Sterling Suffolk Racecourse, LLC, could continue simulcasting races after selling the property to developer, HYM. Sterling...

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Madaro Urges MBTA to Fund Blue-Line/Red-Line Connector

April 7, 2017
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By John Lynds As the MBTA begins revising and updating its Capital Investment Plan (CIP) and the State Transportation Investment Program (STIP), State Representative Adrian Madaro gave testimony last week urging the ‘T’ to incorporate the Blue-Line/Red-Line Connector,  a major transportation initiative promised years ago to the East Boston community as part of Big...

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