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Getting Quieter:FAA Tests Noise Reduction at Logan

May 14, 2015
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This week the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) began testing another potential noise reduction measure at Logan. According to Massport, the second test is part of the Boston Logan Airport Noise Study’s third phase, which will evaluate whether changes in runway use at Boston Logan Airport can further reduce aircraft noise in the communities surrounding...

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5th Wounded Vet Ride

May 14, 2015
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5th Wounded Vet Ride

Over 6,000 motorcycles roared through East Boston and the North Shore Saturday as part of the 5th Annual ‘Wounded Vet Ride’. The annual event raises money for local veterans wounded in combat overseas. The daylong event, founded by area resident and U.S. Marine Andrew Biggio and former State Rep. Carlo Basile, followed a 40-mile...

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P.J. Kennedy School Receives $50,000 Grant

May 14, 2015
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P.J. Kennedy School Receives $50,000 Grant

The P.J. Kennedy School on Saratoga Street in East Boston was one of 10 outstanding schools in the city presented with the Philip H. Gordon Kennedy Award at the EdVestors Showcase. The Kennedy School was recognized for its flexible and intensive ways to support English language development. This innovative practice of orienting new students...

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Former East Boston Deacon Guilty of Sexual Assault

May 7, 2015
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A former East Boston deacon that once worked at two neighborhood parishes back in the 1980s pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting three children and will serve four years in prison. Deacon Ricardo Gonzalez pleaded guilty back on March 11 to sexually assaulting the three victims between the ages of 12 and 14 during the...

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ISD Adopting New Policies

May 7, 2015
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ISD Adopting New Policies

The Boston Inspectional Services Department (ISD) Commissioner William Christopher stopped by last Wednesday night’s Eagle Hill Civic Association meeting to brief residents here on some of the changes the department is making to be more user friendly. Christopher said ISD is adopting new policies to stream line the process for residents. “We are making...

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Celtics Help YMCA’s Fit to Win Program

May 7, 2015
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Celtics Help YMCA’s Fit to Win Program

Former Boston Celtics Stars Leon Powe and Dana Barros were on hand last Thursday evening at the East Boston YMCA’s Ashley Street location to help kick off a new program sponsored by the Celtics and Sun Life Financial. The two Celtics legends, along with two Celtics Dancers taught over 30 YMCA youth fun and...

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Hilton Garden Inn to Host Job Fair on May 7

May 7, 2015
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The owners of the new Hilton Garden Inn Boston Logan Airport on Boardman Street in Orients Heights will host a job fair for Eastie residents at the Marty Pino Center, 86 Boardman St. on Thursday, May 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and again on Friday, May 8 from 10 a.m. to 2...

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Project Bread Hosts Successful Walk for Hunger

May 7, 2015
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Project Bread Hosts Successful Walk for Hunger

State Representative Adrian Madaro helped kick off another successful Walk for Hunger Sunday hosted by Eastie based Project Bread that included a team put together by Santarpio’s Pizza. The 47th Annual Walk for Hunger drew the Santarpio’s team, which raised over $1,000 for the Walk, and 40,000 other participants and 2000 volunteers. Project Bread’s...

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EBSB Posts Record Quarterly Earnings

May 7, 2015
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East Boston Savings Bank’s parent company Meridian Bancorp, Inc. announced its quarterly earnings last week and net income in the first quarter of 2015 rose to a record $6.4 million. The bank’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Richard J. Gavegnano he was pleased with the first quarter earnings. “I am pleased to report...

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A Selfie with Gov. Baker

May 6, 2015
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A Selfie with Gov. Baker

Mass. Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, event chair Alison Quirk of State Street Corporation, Executive Director of Bottom Line Mass. Mike Wasserman, and 1,000 Boston-area community and business leaders joined national education nonprofit Bottom Line to host its 10th annual Get In, Graduate and Go Far Dinner, a fundraising event that helps...

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