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Turning 100:EBNHC Patient Frances Resnick Celebrates a Milestone

July 19, 2017
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By John Lynds Frances Resnick is a ball of energy. She’s sharp as a tack, spunky and full of stories. Resnick loves to meet new people and loves to have conversations and later this month she will turn 100-years-old, on July 29 to be exact. “These are my golden years,” she says with a...

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A Legend Retires:Bob Anthony Steps Down as Head Coach Of East Boston High School Hockey Team

July 14, 2017
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A Legend Retires:Bob Anthony Steps Down as Head Coach Of East Boston High School Hockey Team

By Cary Shuman Bob Anthony, the face of East Boston High School hockey for the past two decades, has decided to call it a career. Anthony has been the head coach of the Jets’ program for 17 seasons and was inducted in to the Massachusetts State Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2013. Anthony...

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Kayaking at Constitution Beach Underway This Week

July 14, 2017
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Kayaking at Constitution Beach Underway This Week

By John Lynds In East Boston, we have one of the nation’s cleanest beaches and harbor but as a community a majority of residents rarely use it. If you ask the average East Bostonian how often they’ve gone on a canoe, kayak or row boat the majority of people would most likely answer ‘never’...

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EBSB’s Richard Gavegnano Named 2017 EY Entrepreneur of the Year

July 14, 2017
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EBSB’s Richard Gavegnano Named 2017 EY Entrepreneur of the Year

By John Lynds There’s one thing about East Boston Savings Bank Chairman, CEO and President Richard Gavegnano you quickly realize when you meet him–he’s unlike any other head of a large multibillion dollar bank. Gavegnano, who grew up in a triple decker on Neptune Road in East Boston in the 1950s, has always remained...

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Zumix Included in Improper Bostonian’s Boston’s Best 2017

July 14, 2017
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By John Lynds East Boston’s longstanding music and performing arts program for local youth got some much deserved recognition this year from the Improper Bostonian. Zumix was included in the Improper Bostonian’s Boston’s Best 2017 edition under the Arts and Entertainment category. “We were thrilled to be included in the Improper’s list of Best...

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Massport Encourages Local Participation for New Gas Station

July 14, 2017
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By John Lynds There were some familiar faces in the crowd Monday afternoon, July 10, at the Noddle Island Community room at Logan Airport. Local business owners and employees like the Noviellos from Meridian Market and Celeste Myers of Spinelli’s were on hand to hear of a potential business opportunities as Massport prepares to...

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Celebrating 60 Years

July 7, 2017
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Celebrating 60 Years

CEO Dick Gavegnano with State Rep. Adrian Maduro and other staff of the East Boston Savings Bank celebrate the 60th year of its Central Square branch in East Boston. Pictured (L-R) Rosana Giubilo, Norma Guardado, Mayra Montoya, Emely Calixto, John Carrol, Gavegnano, Rep. Maduro, Kim Altschul, Alex Rhalimi of the Chamber, Branch Manager Adnai...

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East Boston Farmers Market to Kick Off July 5

July 7, 2017
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East Boston Farmers Market to Kick Off July 5

By John Lynds The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s Farmers Market returns for its 10th season today (Wednesday, June 5) at 3 p.m. with fresh, locally-grown produce, and other healthy and locally-sourced products.  The booths will be behind the Maverick MBTA station (at Lewis Mall) selling fruits and vegetables today from 3:00 to 6:30...

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EBNHC Selected as Narcan Site

July 7, 2017
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By John Lynds The opioid crisis in East Boston and across the U.S. has reached epic proportions. Nearly 2,000 people died of opioid related overdoses in Massachusetts last year with an average of 38 opioid deaths per day in the state for 2016. To combat the rise in opioid overdoses, many cities and towns...

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EBSB Merges with Meetinghouse Bank

July 7, 2017
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Meridian Bancorp, Inc, the holding company for East Boston Savings Bank, and Meetinghouse Bancorp, Inc., the holding company for Meetinghouse Bank, announce the signing of a definitive merger agreement for Meridian to acquire Meetinghouse and East Boston Savings Bank to acquire Meetinghouse Bank.  The transaction has been unanimously approved by the boards of directors...

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