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Zumin Welcomes Moya Brennan

March 8, 2012
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Known as the First Lady of Celtic Music, Ireland native Moya Brennan has provided music to such blockbuster films as the Titanic and the Last of the Mohicans and now she’ll make her first appearance in East Boston on Saturday, March 10 at Zumix. Brennan, an Emmy award winning and Grammy nominated recording artist...

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More and Better Low Income Housing is on the Way

March 8, 2012
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Progress on the project to construct 27 new affordable apartments on Maverick Street for low-income families is moving along with the shell of the building already completed. MassHousing has approved $2.2 million in loans for the Greenway Apartments in East Boston being developed by the East Boston Community Development Corporation (EBCDC). Last year the...

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Eastie a Great Place to Live, but We Already Know That

March 8, 2012
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Boston Magazine has named East Boston one of the ‘Best Places to Live’ in its March 2012 issue. In this month’s issue, Boston Magazine said Eastie made the list because it is an adventurous eater’s paradise with an affordable housing stock and the promise of waterfront development. Using the chef from the North End’s...

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Eastie Hockey Club to Hold Benefit

February 29, 2012
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Eastie Hockey Club to Hold Benefit

The Boston Massacre Men’s Hockey Club is hosting a charity game on Saturday, April 7 at 6 p.m. in memory of Nunziato Orlando who died on Tuesday, February 7 after a long battle with Muscular Dystrophy. He was 33. The event will be the 1st Annual Skate for Nunz Charity Game and will raise...

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Spinelli’s to Hold Exposition for Quinceañera and Boda

February 29, 2012
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Spinelli’s to Hold Exposition for Quinceañera and Boda

Spinelli’s has been the popular home for East Boston youth sports banquets, Chamber of Commerce, Kiwanis, and Rotary events and all kinds of social gatherings through the years. It’s also been “the” place for weddings and birthday parties for East Bostonians and neighboring residents through the years. Spinelli’s will showcase its birthday and wedding...

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Captain Mancini Promoted to Deputy Police Superintendent

February 29, 2012
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Captain Mancini Promoted to Deputy Police Superintendent

District 7 Captain Frank Mancini, the driving force behind East Boston’s dramatic drop in crime over the past two years, has been promoted to Deputy Superintendent of the Boston Police. Mancini, who was the past Director of the BPD’s Anti-Corruption Office emigrated from Italy as a boy with his family and grew up on...

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Dealing with Trash

February 29, 2012
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After surveying trash put outs on trash day across East Boston, Eastie resident Chris Marchi has submitted his findings to city officials for review. Marchi has been working with the city for the past decade on ways to analyze and solve litter and trash occurrences on the streets in the neighborhood. For the past...

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Dishes Maybe Coming to an End

February 22, 2012
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Dishes Maybe Coming to an End

The days of haphazardly hanging satellite dishes off the sides of houses is about to come to an end in East Boston. In October, City Councilor Sal LaMattina toured Eagle Hill with representatives from U.S. satellite dish companies like Direct T.V. and showed them how the neighborhood has been blighted by dishes hanging off...

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Stepping Back into Time at Roy’s

February 22, 2012
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Stepping Back into Time at Roy’s

When you step into Roy’s Cold Cuts and Pizzeria in East Boston it’s like stepping back in time. For over three decades at the 198 Marion St. location very little has changed. The counters and deli slicer are in the same spot, the Beatles and other 1960s memorabilia that adorn the walls  are the...

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Y Program Teaching Kids the ABC’s

February 22, 2012
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Y Program Teaching Kids the ABC’s

In a move to help local kids gain literacy skills and meet new Boston Public School’s (BPS) Acceleration Agenda goals, the East Boston YMCA has launched an ambitious reading program in its after-school sites. With the BPS setting a goal to have all children “reading by the end of grade 1 and reading to...

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