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Three Ideas for One Site:Developers Pitch their Proposals For Condor Street DND Site

December 11, 2017
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By John Lynds Three developers have responded to the Department of Neighborhood Development’s (DND) Request for Proposals for a city-owned site on Condor Street across from the Hess Site. Following a series of community meetings with the Eagle Hill Civic Association (EHCA) where DND officials got feedback from residents on what type of project...

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EBNHC Launches Neighborhood Trauma Team

December 11, 2017
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By John Lynds When six-year-old Brayden Kelly of Dorchester drowned in a pool on Trenton Street, the trauma of the event affected not only the boy’s family, but Braden’s extend family, friends, first responders and neighbors who had witnessed the incident and its aftermath. Following the drowning there was a support team on hand...

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State Energy Facilities Siting Board Rules in Favor of Eversource Substation

December 11, 2017
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By John Lynds For the last two years, the owner of Channel Fish has launched a visual, media and talking campaign against Eversource’s plans to place a substation on a city-owned parcel at the City Yards adjacent to Louis Silvestro’s fish processing business in Eagle Square. Last Thursday the state’s Energy Facilities Siting Board...

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A Happy Thanksgiving

December 1, 2017
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A Happy Thanksgiving

Rep Adrian Madaro, his family and a team of volunteers handed out over 400 dinners to the neighborhood’s elderly, families and low income residents at Sacred Heart Church Thanksgiving Day. Shown above is Lola Dumitrescu, just one of the dozens of volunteers that helped last Thursday deliver a full Thanksgiving meal to residents that...

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First in a Series of Meeting Held on Mt Carmel Church Redevelopment

December 1, 2017
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First in a Series of Meeting Held on Mt Carmel Church Redevelopment

By John Lynds The owners of the Mount Carmel Church and surrounding properties kicked off what is sure to be an extensive community process regarding the redevelopment of the site. At a Gove Street Citizens Association (GSCA) meeting Monday night representatives for the Frankfort and Gove Street LLC, who purchased the property in 2015...

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Downeast Cider Has a Little Fun on Cyber Monday

December 1, 2017
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Downeast Cider Has a Little Fun on Cyber Monday

By John Lynds The Monday following Thanksgiving has become known as ‘Cyber Monday’ or the day Americans take to their computers, jam websites and crash the internet looking for hot deals for Christmas gifts online. Some big corporations have turned to drone deliveries as way to make Cyber Monday a truly high tech event....

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Local Artists to Hold Annual Holiday Open House to Benefit East Boston High School Art Department

December 1, 2017
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The East Boston Artists Group members, at 80 Border Street, in the Atlantic Works Building, open their doors for the 4th annual Holiday Open House and Art Sale from 12 noon – 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2. This year, thanks to the generosity of the Boston Ballet, and the Institute for Contemporary Art,...

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BPDA Approves Hilton Expansion

December 1, 2017
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By John Lynds At its November meeting the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) approved the Hilton Garden Inn’s owners’ plans to expand the hotel. The hotel, located on the corner of McClellan Highway and Boardman Street in Orient Heights, will add an additional 84 hotel rooms and community meeting space on the left...

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Units Pitched for Everett St at Gove St Assoc

December 1, 2017
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By John Lynds At Monday night’s Gove Street Citizens Association (GSCA) meeting Attorney Richard Lynds presented his client’s plans for constructing nine condo units with nine parking spaces at 18 Everett St. The property, Lynds explained, consist of two 2,250 sq. ft. lots. One of the lots houses a single family structure that would...

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EBSB Named as One of Top Places to Work

December 1, 2017
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At the 2017 “Top Places to Work” reveal reception held at the Boston Design Center and hosted by The Boston Globe, East Boston Savings Bank was named one of Massachusetts’ 2017 “Top Places to Work”. The recognition as a “Top Places to Work” is based on surveys completed by more than 75,000 workers at...

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