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MassDOT Holds Meeting on Sumner Toll Plaza

October 28, 2016
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By John Lynds Following a series of community meetings, East Boston residents expressed several concerns over the state’s original plan to demolish and reconfigure the Sumner Tunnel Toll Plaza as MassDOT moves to All Electronic Tolling (AET) at the entrance of the tunnel. At a community meeting held last week at East Boston High...

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East Boston Residents in Shock over Police Shooting:Officers Cintolo and Morris Upgraded to Stable Condition

October 21, 2016
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East Boston Residents in Shock over Police Shooting:Officers Cintolo and Morris Upgraded to Stable Condition

By John Lynds The Boston Police Department’s top brass, East Boston clergy and even many elected officials and residents have stated that some sort of divine intervention occurred last Wednesday night when District A-7 Officers Richard Cintolo and Matt Morris were met with a hail of gunfire while responding to a domestic call at...

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Shooting Suspect has Sketchy Past

October 21, 2016
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Shooting Suspect has Sketchy Past

By John Lynds According to Gladstone Street residents, Kirk Figueroa, the man that seriously wounded two East Boston officers before being shot and killed during a fierce gun battle last Wednesday night on Gladstone Street, kept mostly to himself. “He never really talked or interacted with anyone of the street,” said one Gladstone Street...

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Community Rallies Around Two Wounded Officers, Police

October 21, 2016
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By John Lynds It came in the form of an impromptu gathering outside of the District A-7 Police Station Thursday, a candle light vigil Friday and a special Mass at St. Joseph-St. Lazarus Church on Monday. The outpouring of support from the East Boston community to the men and women who serve on the...

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Scene from Past Columbus Day Parade

October 14, 2016
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Scene from Past Columbus Day Parade

Joseph Ruggiero (right) with Mayor Martin Walsh and Gov. Charlie Baker’s Chief Secretary Carlo Basile during the 2014 parade.

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Hubway Stations Arrive in Eastie

October 14, 2016
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Hubway Stations Arrive in Eastie

By John Lynds After a series of community meetings and workshops over the summer, nine new Hubway docking stations were deployed in East Boston over the past two weeks with a tenth docking station’s location still yet to be determined. The nine new Hubway Stations came after the city announcements in June that the...

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Ernani DeAraujo Recently Appointed to BLSA Board

October 14, 2016
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Ernani DeAraujo Recently Appointed to BLSA Board

By John Lynds Former mayoral liaison and current general counsel for the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, Ernani DeAraujo, was appointed to the Boston Latin School Association (BLSA) Board of Trustees. “I’m very proud to serve the Latin School in this new capacity,” said DeAraujo. “Latin’s rigorous curriculum and dedicated faculty gave me the...

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Massport,Environmentalists Urge Residents to Attend LIAG Meeting

October 14, 2016
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By John Lynds The proposed expansion of Logan International Airport’s Terminal E has  two sides  defending their position on the issue. While Massport has stated that the Terminal E project would have numerous benefits for the community, both environmentally and mitigation wise, community activists opposed to any sort of airport expansion would be detrimental...

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Although Parade Cancelled, the Eastie Community Praises Organizers

October 14, 2016
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By John Lynds On Sunday Mother Nature did not cooperate with the planned East Boston Columbus Day Parade set to step off down Bennington Street at 1 p.m. Driving rain, the remnants of Hurricane Matthew that swept up the East Coast, saturated the area all day Sunday and parade organizers made the very difficult...

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All Electronic Tolling in the Sumner Tunnel October 28

October 14, 2016
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By John Lynds MassDOT announced that cash at the Sumner Tunnel Toll Plaza will no longer be accepted on Friday, October 28 as All Electronic Tolling (AET) will begin on that day. “In preparation for the transition, MassDOT will host a Sumner Tunnel Entrance Reconstruction and Toll Plaza Demolition Project Public Information Meeting to...

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