News

Orient Heights Public Housing Development to Be Overhauled

March 18, 2014
By
Orient Heights Public Housing Development to Be Overhauled

The Boston Housing Authority Administrator Kate Bennett was at Monday night’s Orient heights Neighborhood Association meeting to brief residents on plans to completely rehab the Orient Heights Public Housing Development (OHPHD). At the meeting Bennett explained that the state’s Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) picked Orient Heights as one of 12 public...

Read more »

Zumix Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

March 18, 2014
By
Zumix Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

Zumix, East Boston popular music and performing arts program, got into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit with a special performance by Celtic recording artist Ashley Davis. The album release party featuring songs from Davis’s new CD, Night Travels was last Thursday at the Zumix Firehouse. The performance included Cormac DeBarra on harp, Duncan Wickel...

Read more »

East Boston Youth to Help Mayor Walsh with City Budget

March 18, 2014
By

Mayor Martin Walsh will be reaching out to East Boston youth to ask them how they would like to see a portion of the city’s budget spent. On Wednesday (today) from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Paris Street Community Center, the Mayor and his budget team will sit down with Eastie youth...

Read more »

Starting to Look like Spring

March 12, 2014
By
Starting to Look like Spring

East Boston residents were treated to a beautiful sunset last week over Constitution Beach. This shot was taken from Bayswater Street near the Orient heights Yacht Club.

Read more »

Community Saddened by Passing of Deb Jackson

March 12, 2014
By
Community Saddened by Passing of Deb Jackson

Deborah Jackson, the President and COO of East Boston Savings Bank since 2009 who became a fixture in East Boston as a member of several community organizations, has died. Jackson died in Andover after a brief illness. She was 57 years old. All of us at East Boston Savings Bank, our board members, senior...

Read more »

Residents and Police Meet To Combat Crime in Eastie

March 12, 2014
By

In response to the sexual assaults last month, residents got together and hosted a neighborhood-wide community meeting at East Boston High School on public safety and to offer police help while gaining information on what is being done in the community to combat crime. People have been victimized,  said Dr. Neenah Estrella-Luna, one of...

Read more »

Dr. Snider Retires From Health Center

March 12, 2014
By

Dr. Joel Snider, an internal medicine physician, who has served with EBNHC for over 35 years, has retired. I finally retired after 36.5 enjoyable years at EBNHC to pursue many mostly non-medical interests,  said Dr. Snider. Dr. Snider, a Cambridge resident began his career teaching primary care medicine at Boston City Hospital, now Boston...

Read more »

On the Cutting Edge: Latest Technology Available at EBNHC

March 5, 2014
By
On the Cutting Edge: Latest Technology Available at EBNHC

It has been a little over a year since Manny Lopes has taken over the reins from Jack Cradock as the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s (EBNHC) CEO. Over the past year Lopes has been focusing his efforts on getting the newest and best technology at the Health Center to streamline patient experience. In...

Read more »

BRA Say’s Boston’s Part of Greenway Connector Project May See a Delay

March 5, 2014
By
BRA Say’s Boston’s Part of Greenway Connector Project May See a Delay

While the Massport section of the East Boston Greenway Connector is moving along rapidly there may be some delay on the Boston section. At a Friends of the East Boston Greenway meeting last Thursday night, Boston Natural Areas Network Valerie Burns told members that they received word from the Boston Redevelopment Authority that there...

Read more »

Two Start Campaigning for Probate Post

March 5, 2014
By
Two Start Campaigning for Probate Post

Longtime East Boston resident John Sepulvada, as well as former At-Large City Councilor Felix Arroyo Sr. will be tossing their hats into the ring for the Suffolk County’s Register of Probate and Family Court seat. Sepulvada, who came to Eastie in 1982 from Colombia, has been hitting the pavement for the past couple of...

Read more »

Real Time Web Analytics - Buzz Stat