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Man Arraigned on Stabbing Charges

June 5, 2013
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An East Boston man was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon this week after his bizarre tale he told police of a mysterious machete-wielding man breaking into his apartment and stabbing his drinking buddy. Hugo Ventura, 30, of East Boston was arraigned on charges he stabbed his drinking companion in the...

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Route 1A Bridge is Deemed as ‘Fracture Critical’

May 29, 2013
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Route 1A Bridge is Deemed as ‘Fracture Critical’

It’s a span of Route 1A over Bennington Street that hundreds of East Boston motorists drive over and under everyday without thinking much about it. However, that seemingly innocuous stretch of highway could be more dangerous than you think. Last week’s collapse of the I-5 bridge over the Skagit River outside of Seattle has...

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Chamber’s $10,000 Dinner

May 29, 2013
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Chamber’s $10,000 Dinner

Karen Pastore and Joseph Ruggiero during last week’s annual Chamber of Commerce $10,000 dinner at the Boston Harbor Hyatt. As always, Ruggiero served as the Master of Ceremonies during last Thursday’s exciting event. Proceeds from the fundraiser go towards helping expand Chamber programs in the community.

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Petruccelli Blocks Ethanol Train Proposal

May 29, 2013
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Senator Anthony Petruccelli, with help from Senators Sal DiDomenico and Patricia Jehlen, added language last week during a late night session to amend the state’s Chapter 91 law. The amendment’s language would block Global Oil’s proposal to bring 1.8 million gallons of ethanol by train twice a week into their facility on the East...

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Rubin Retiring from EBHS

May 29, 2013
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East Boston High School Headmaster Michael Rubin has been hailed as a neighborhood institution. As a coach and educator at the school for nearly three decades Rubin’s success with area high schoolers both on the court and in the classroom has been unparalleled. Unfortunately, Rubin’s storied career at the school is coming to an...

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For Richard Gavegnano, East Boston Has Always Been Home

May 29, 2013
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Standing at the corner of Neptune Road and Frankfort Street Monday afternoon, East Boston Savings Bank Chairman and CEO Richard Gavegnano points to where his house once stood at 20 Neptune Rd., a street and neighborhood demolished by Massport during Logan Airport’s massive expansion in the late 1960s. “It was in a triple-decker right...

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City Councilor Sal Lamattina Stands in for Mayor Thomas Menino

May 22, 2013
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City Councilor Sal Lamattina Stands in for Mayor Thomas Menino

City Councilor Sal LaMattina stands in for Mayor Thomas Menino during the Mayor’s annual coffee hour at the Lamson Street Playground in Jeffries Point. LaMattina did the honors of handing the spring flowers out to the seniors that attended last week’s event.

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FCC Blocks Ordinance on Satellite Dishes

May 22, 2013
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After City Councilor Sal LaMattina pushed through an ordinance to regulate how satellite dishes are installed in neighborhoods like East Boston, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) blocked the measure last year. Under pressure from the Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association (SBCA) the FCC folded to the huge lobbying power of the SBCA after they...

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EBSB Helping Homeowners with Troubled Mortgages

May 22, 2013
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The East Boston Savings Bank has made a $25 million loan to Boston Community Capital (BCC) that could potentially help 1 in 5 homeowners with troubled mortgages nationwide. The deal was finalized last week and arranged by Zions Bank’s non-profit public finance group, Stabilizing Urban Neighborhoods (SUN) Initiative. The deal between EBSB and BCC...

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Flores Sentenced to 15 Years for Murder

May 22, 2013
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It was a murder that shocked the neighborhood but when the truth behind Marco Tulio Flores’ bizarre act of torturing and killing a family friend surfaced many in the neighborhood said they would have probably done the same. Flores, who was sexually abused by his victim when he was a pre-teen, mentally broke down...

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