A Great Prognosis – New health center is a boon for neighborhood

December 17, 2009
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Maverick Square is the likely place where the new offices of the East Boston Health Center are going to be located in a magnificent new building. It will also include doctor’s offices and everything having to do with medicine and the high quality brand of community medicine practiced by EBHC professionals everyday. All this...

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At Meridian Market – There’s no better place to soak up the holiday spirit

December 17, 2009
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As Christmas rushes toward us, we would like to call attention to Meridian Market, again, as one of the great and wonderful places in this community where attention is paid to excellence and detail. Christmas treats of the Italian kind are abundant at Meridian – and also abundant is the Christmas cheer given to...

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Obituaries 12-17-2009

December 17, 2009
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Christine Cleary Hingham resident Christine M. (Doucette) Cleary of Hingham, formerly of Weymouth, died on December 10 at the South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. She graduated from East Boston High School and Boston Business School and lived in Weymouth for most of her life. She spent many summers as a young girl in Wedgeport,...

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Capuano: Experience matters

November 25, 2009
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Capuano: Experience matters

In front of a crowd of 100 or so supporters at the Machinist Union on the corner of Saratoga and Addison Streets in East Boston, U.S. Congressman and Senate candidate Michael Capuano said you don’t want him, but a qualified machinist, working on jet engines at Logan Airport so why would voters want to...

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MBTA replaces all cars on the Blue Line: On a scale of 1-10, give it a 6

November 25, 2009
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MBTA replaces all cars on the Blue Line: On a scale of 1-10, give it a 6

While some East Boston commuters have complained the new Blue Line trains are less comfortable then their outdated and older counterparts — others like the sleek new look and added capacity. Whatever your opinion is of the new trains that run through the heart of East Boston, they are now the only ride in...

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NEIA leaves an indelible mark on Heritage Apts.

November 25, 2009
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The New England Institute of Art (NEIA) recently unveiled a mural on Sumner Street near Maverick square that depicts the history of East Boston and its people from the age of the clipper ship to the jet age. The mural, which began as a summer course offered by NEIA Associate Professor of Graphic Design...

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Jets prepare for South Boston, MIAA playoffs

November 25, 2009
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Jets prepare for South Boston, MIAA playoffs

The East Boston High School football team will square off against their rival, South Boston High School, for the annual Thanksgiving Day game at White Stadium in Franklin Field. Kickoff is at 9:30 a.m. After the game, Easie will take on Bristoll-Plymouth on Tuesday December 1 in a semifinal playoff game. The location and...

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Arrest Log 11-25-2009

November 25, 2009
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November 16 Rafael Esquilin of 21 Staples Avenue, Everett, was arrested and charged with assault & battery with a dangerous weapon. November 17 Robert Divenuti of 20 Central Avenue, Revere, was arrested on warrants for trespassing, operating after suspension and distribution of Class D within 1000ft of a school zone. Nicole Skillin of 87...

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Thanksgiving 2009 – Confronting our adversity, remaining optimistic

November 25, 2009
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This time last year, the national economy was preparing for collapse. The economy’s beginning of the end, or as Churchill once said, the end of the beginning, came into full force in and around Thanksgiving 2008. Yet we all sat down with our families and friends last year for a hearty Thanksgiving dinner. One...

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Obituaries 11-25-2009

November 25, 2009
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Edward Sarro Worked at Navy Yard Edward C. Sarro of East Boston died on November 19. A US Army veteran of World War II, he worked as a painter at the Boston Naval Shipyard for many years. He was the husband of the late Mildred (Trecart); father of Angelo Sarro of Merrimac and Theresa...

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Pagliuca: I’m ‘just where I want to be’

November 19, 2009
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Pagliuca: I’m ‘just where I want to be’

Some would say there’s such a thing as over exposure. But when you have money to spend and no time to waste, over exposure is just what has pushed U.S. Senate candidate Stephen Pagliuca to an unofficial second place in the polls, behind Attorney General Martha Coakley but just ahead of U.S. Congressman Michael...

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East Boston entrepreneurs move closer to winning business contest

November 19, 2009
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East Boston entrepreneurs move closer to winning business contest

After an intense round of voting in September and a meeting with Forbes Magazine executives last month, the owners of East Boston based Audissey Guides have made it into the top five in Forbes’ “Boost Your Business” Competition. Audissey, a company that produces audio walking tours for iPods and smartphones, has its best shot...

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Eastie teen arrested for allegedly car-jacking a pizza deliveryman

November 19, 2009
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An East Boston teen has been accused of carjacking a Revere pizza deliveryman at gunpoint Friday in East Boston and was arraigned in Chelsea District and will face additional charges in East Boston District Court. Toby Ryan, 17, was arraigned in Chelsea Court on charges of armed carjacking, armed robbery, unlawful possession of a...

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Early Education Center earns its re-accreditation from the NAEYC

November 19, 2009
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It was the first Boston Public School (BPS) to earn a coveted National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accreditation back in 2004. On last Friday the East Boston Early Education Center (EEC) had more to celebrate. The BPS and NAEYC announced that the EEC has been reaccredited. The announcement launched a...

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Residents turn out in force at foreclosure rally

November 19, 2009
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It was the first Boston Public School (BPS) to earn a coveted National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accreditation back in 2004. On last Friday the East Boston Early Education Center (EEC) had more to celebrate. The BPS and NAEYC announced that the EEC has been reaccredited. The announcement launched a...

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Jets win North title, secure playoff spot

November 19, 2009
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In his last season as head coach of the The East Boston High School football team, Coach John Sousa got another present last Friday night as the Jets easily cruised by Madison Park 29-0 to clinch the North Title. The Jets also extended their win streak to 8 and are now 8-1 on the...

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Getting Interesting – Senatorial race heats up

November 19, 2009
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There is not much time remaining for Congressman Mike Capuano, Attorney General Martha Coakley, Celtics owner Stephen Pagliuca and City Year Founder Allan Khazei to make their case to the voters of Massachusetts. The special election senate primary to fill the seat left vacant by Senator Edward Kennedy’s death is three weeks away –...

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Obituaries 11-19-09

November 19, 2009
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Anna Marrotta Former East Boston Realtor Anna C. (Natale) Marotta of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on November 16. A former East Boston realtor, she was the beloved wife of the late Pasquale Marotta with whom she shared 13 years of marraige; loving mother of Mary Ann Marotta of Revere; cherished daughter of...

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Menino has a strong showing in Eastie as he wins a record fifth term

November 12, 2009
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Menino has a strong showing in Eastie as he wins a record fifth term

Mayor Thomas Menino was elected to a historic fifth term as Mayor of Boston cruising to victory past City Councilor Michael Flaherty Tuesday night, a night that he also did very well among East Boston voters. Although Flaherty, and his unofficial running mate, City Councilor Sam Yoon, put up a good fight it wasn’t...

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Study: There’s no arguing the benefits of debate teams

November 12, 2009
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Study: There’s no arguing the benefits of debate teams

At the height of the political season a few weeks ago voters sat down and watched political rivals debate the issues affecting Boston but did you know these structured arguments can actually improve one’s grades? A new study suggests that African-American students who participate in debate leagues like the one at East Boston High...

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Sousa wins his final home game as Jets extend winning streak to six

November 12, 2009
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Sousa wins his final home game as Jets extend winning streak to six

In his last home game during a stellar coaching career, East Boston High School football coach John Sousa not only got a big win against Boston English High School but was also presented with a plaque by the English High football coaching staff. Sousa and the Jets cruised past English 44-16, extending a six...

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EBHS boys soccer team wins the City League championship

November 12, 2009
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EBHS boys soccer team wins the City League championship

The East Boston High School boys soccer team captured the City League Title last week against Madison Park at Franklin Field by a score of 1-0 with only 4:30 left on the clock. After a Madison was called for handball, Eastie sent Carlos Andres Ruiz in for the penalty shot, which bounced off the...

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Cahill positions himself as the candidate for Everyman

November 12, 2009
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Of all the candidates vying for the State House’s corner office next year, there’s one gubernatorial candidate who, if elected, would be standing up for the average Joe. Treasurer Tim Cahill, who was in East Boston last week, comes off as the working class, no frills, blue collar Quincy native with a Boston University...

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A Special Event – Thanksgiving at Sacred Heart

November 12, 2009
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For the past few years, Thanksgiving at the Sacred Heart Church has been one of this neighborhood’s most compelling events. With the bad economy affecting so many this year as the holiday season approaches, Thanksgiving Dinner at the Sacred Heart takes on more meaning. The chair of this year’s event is Crystal Basile, the...

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