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Mayor Walsh,Cardinal O’Malley Stand with East Boston’s Immigrant Population

February 10, 2017
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Mayor Walsh,Cardinal O’Malley Stand with East Boston’s Immigrant Population

By John Lynds During a special Mass on Sunday at the Most Holy Redeemer Church on Maverick Street, Mayor Martin Walsh joined Boston Archdiocese Archbishop Cardinal Sean O’Malley and other city officials to stand in solidarity with Eastie’s immigrant population. The Holy Redeemer Church and parish serves hundreds of Latinos in Eastie and following...

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Clippership Wharf Project gets State Chapter 91 License

February 10, 2017
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By John Lynds The developer of one of East Boston’s most anticipated waterfront projects received state approval and was awarded a Chapter 91 license last week. All waterfront projects in Massachusetts need to go through a Chapter 91 review MassDEP to ensure protection and promotion of public use of its tidelands and other waterways....

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Patriots Parade 2017

February 8, 2017
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Patriots Parade 2017

Patriots Victory Parade, photos by Joseph Prezioso and Katy Rogers.

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Alighieri School Partners with Boston Ballet

February 3, 2017
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Alighieri School Partners with Boston Ballet

Dante Alighieri Montessori School student completes a graceful ballet jump during his class taught by Boston Ballet instructors. Mayor Martin Walsh was on hand to view the class and successful partnership between the school and the Boston Ballet.

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Mayor Walsh Visits With Eastie Seniors

February 3, 2017
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Mayor Walsh Visits With Eastie Seniors

Mayor Martin Walsh greets seniors at the East Boston Social Centers last Thursday during a visit to thier senior luncheon.

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Fire Destroys Home on Lexington Street

February 3, 2017
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Fire Destroys Home on Lexington Street

By John Lynds A morning fire on Sunday caused by an electrical short circuit in the attic at a Lexington Street residence left 11 adults and one girl homeless. Boston firefighters responded to 149 Lexington St. shortly before 11:30 a.m. Sunday morning. When firefighters arrived the two-and-half-story, four-unit building had smoke billowing from the...

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Protesters Descend on Logan Airport after Trump’s Executive Order

February 3, 2017
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Protesters Descend on Logan Airport after Trump’s Executive Order

By John Lynds Loudly chanting slogans like “Let Them In” and “This is What Democracy Looks Like” hundreds of protesters, including dozens of East Boston residents, descended upon Logan International Airport’s Terminal E Saturday night to protest President Donald Trump’s executive order suspending the U.S. refugee program as well as the temporary banned entry...

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A Direct Attack:Mayor Pushes Back on Trump’s Immigration Policies

February 3, 2017
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By John Lynds Throughout its history East Boston has been a neighborhood of immigrants. Beginning in the 19th Century, Irish and Eastern European Jews flocked to the neighborhood followed by Italians at the turn of the 20th century and Latinos in the later part of the century. So when President Donald Trump took a...

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2016 Saw Real Estate Prices Go Up Around Region

February 3, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The real estate market showed median home sale prices are up anywhere from 8 to 21 percent in East Boston, Revere, Winthrop, Chelsea, Everett and Lynn. In East Boston the real estate business is booming according to Tom Mario, of Century 21 Mario. Single family home prices increased 21.3 percent...

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The EASTIE Coalition Going Strong

February 3, 2017
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By John Lynds In response to the growing opioid epidemic in East Boston, former Senator Anthony Petruccelli founded The East Boston Alliance for Substance use Treatment, Intervention and Education Coalition (EASTIE) aimed at reducing substance abuse among youth and adults in the community. Now, Rep. Adrian Madaro has picked up where Petruccelli left off...

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