Walk for Peace:East Boston’s Elected Officials Joined the Boston Police Department’s Top Brass to Show Support for Safe Communities

October 22, 2015
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Walk for Peace:East Boston’s Elected Officials Joined the Boston Police Department’s Top Brass to Show Support for Safe Communities

With the murders of two teenagers in East Boston last month still fresh in everyone’s mind, East Boston’s elected officials joined the Boston Police Department’s top brass to hold a ‘Walk for Peace:’ in the neighborhood last week. Last Thursday, Commissioner William Evans was joined by City Councilor Sal LaMattina and Rep. Adrian Madaro...

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Greenway Extension Nears Completion

October 22, 2015
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Greenway Extension Nears Completion

On a drizzly Friday morning City Councilor Sal LaMattina met Neighborhood of Affordable Housing’s (NOAH) Community Building and Environment Department Chris Marchi to tour the final stretch of the long-awaited East Boston Greenway Extension. The final section being completed by the City of Boston will connect the Massport section near Wood Island Marsh completed...

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Mayor Walsh Seeks to Help East Boston Motorists

October 22, 2015
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Anyone who lives in East Boston – or anywhere in Boston for that matter – knows that vehicular traffic is a problem and clogged intersections will increase the time of a daily commute. Mayor Martin J. Walsh is trying to help improve the flow of vehicles through our streets with two recently announced initiatives....

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Obituaries 10-21-2015

October 22, 2015
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John Giberti Of East Boston, formerly of Revere John Giberti of East Boston, formerly of Revere, passed away October 11 at Mass General Hospital. He was 63 years old. He is survived by his sons Neal Giberti of Vermont and Jason Giberti (Medeia Cohan) of London, England, his grandson, Locklan Giberti; his brothers, Richard...

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Boston City Council Election 2015:Range of Experience Will Prepare Essaibi George for Council

October 16, 2015
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Boston City Council Election 2015:Range of Experience Will Prepare Essaibi George for Council

By Seth Daniel City Council candidate Annissa Essaibi George is the one person in this year’s City Council at-large race that is on the outside looking in, but her generational roots in the City and vast experience – from being a high school teacher to owning a small business – puts her on the...

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New Program Starts at East Boston High

October 15, 2015
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The new East Boston High School education program that came under attack by the state’s Republican Party will be up and running very soon according to Headmaster Phil Brangiforte. “We are excited to have this new and innovative program up here at the High School and we are meeting with its organizers to begin...

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First-Ever ‘Disco Soup’ Event Highlights Food Waste Prevention

October 15, 2015
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An event that was born in Europe to highlight just how much food humans waste will be landing in East Boston next month. On Sunday, November 8 at 5 p.m. at the Ashley Street YMCA Test Kitchen Eastie will host Boston’s first ever ‘Disco Soup’ event. “It’s called “Disco Soup”–a dinner and dance party...

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NOAH Looks to Improve Small Squares in Eastie

October 15, 2015
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NOAH Looks to Improve Small Squares in Eastie

Standing at the intersection of Bennington, Marion and London Streets Director of the Neighborhood of Affordable Housing’s (NOAH) Community Building and Environment Department Chris Marchi asks if anyone know where Clark Square is? “Here’s a hint, it’s 200 feet long, 115 feet wide, it’s in Eagle Hill and you’re standing in it,” said Marchi...

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Mayor Walsh Asks: What Should Boston’s Transportation Future Be?

October 15, 2015
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that Go Boston 2030 – the City’s Transportation Planning Initiative – reached a major milestone, as the project moves from setting a vision for the City to identifying specific actions.  As part of this announcement, the City released a draft transportation vision for the city, developed by the...

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A Fond Farewell To Hilton Logan’s Beloved Captain

October 15, 2015
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Hilton Logan Airport General Mark Fallon had the honor of commencing the speaking program at the retirement party for John Dunne, the beloved bell captain who worked at the hotel for 47 years. Fallon thanked John, his wife, Carol, and their daughter, Kelly and you could sense...

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Malden/East Boston Youth Hockey Update

October 15, 2015
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Malden/East Boston Squirts and Pee Wees competed last weekend in the preliminary rounds of Mini 1 on 1 competition. The District 10 Mini 1 on 1 competition was a new 3v3 plus a goalie format and the finals were shown on TV between periods of the Bruins games. Teams consist of three (3) eligible...

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Obituaries 10-14-2015

October 15, 2015
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John Ronald Arcadipane Member of Carpenters Local 33 John Ronald Arcadipane of East Boston passed away on  October 6. He was 85 years old.  John was a US Navy Veteran and a member of Carpenters Local 33 Boston. He was the beloved husband of Dorothy “Dottie” (Daddieco) Arcadipane; loving father of Donna DeVito and...

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Councilor Pressley Sees Connections, Solutions in Next Term

October 8, 2015
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Councilor Pressley Sees Connections, Solutions in Next Term

By Seth Daniel If there’s one thing that Councilor Ayanna Pressley has learned over the last three terms in office, it’s the interconnectedness of the City and its issues. In a recent sit-down interview with the councilor, she said she has evolved from being an advocate to being one who is now beginning to...

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Eastie’s Elected Oppose Slot Ballot Question

October 8, 2015
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The proposed ballot question approved by Attorney General Maura Healey that would allow the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to award a license for a slot parlor near Suffolk Downs has drawn backlash from East Boston’s elected officials. The proposed state ballot question to place a slot parlor near Suffolk Downs Racetrack approved by Attorney General...

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Mayor Walsh Holds Community Forum at East Boston High School

October 8, 2015
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Mayor Walsh Holds Community Forum at East Boston High School

As part of his Monday’s with the Mayor community forum series, Mayor Martin Walsh’s first stop on the citywide tour was at East Boston High School. With the city’s top brass in attendance, Walsh was on the hot seat for over an hour and held his own fielding questions from Eastie residents on topics...

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EBNHC CEO Manny Lopes Receives NAACP President’s Award

October 8, 2015
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EBNHC CEO Manny Lopes Receives NAACP President’s Award

East Boston Neighborhood Health Center CEO Manny Lopes was honored last week by the Boston chapter of the NAACP for his leadership in the local health care industry. Lopes received the NAACP President’s Award Saturday at a gala at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel. The President’s Award acknowledges Lopes’s leadership, both at EBNHC and...

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Setting the PACE in East Boston and Beyond

October 8, 2015
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By Manny Lopes America is rapidly going gray.  Some 45 million Americans are 65 or older.  By 2030, that figure will leap to 72 million as Baby Boomers swell the ranks of retirees. That means millions more becoming eligible for Medicare and Medicaid.  To uphold the promises implicit in those programs we will need...

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Remembering Anthony Albano

October 8, 2015
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It has been one year since the passing of Mr. Anthony Albano. We thank you on behalf of his beloved late wife Diane, his children, grandchildren, and brothers and sisters and as a family that has been devastated by the loss but fortunate to have had our Father and Brother in our lives and...

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Mayor Walsh’s 10-year Plan Will Bolster All Boston Schools

October 8, 2015
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We commend Mayor Martin J. Walsh for his bold and ambitious 10-year educational and facilities master plan that in his words, “will provide a strategic framework for institutional reform and investments in the Boston public schools.” The mayor’s intention is to ensure that Boston’s schools are equipping students with the education, skills, and facilities...

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Obituaries 10-07-2015

October 8, 2015
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Virginia Gatti Of Saugus, formerly of East Boston Virginia ( Zerola) Gatti of Saugus, formerly of East Boston, passed away on October 1. She was the beloved wife of the late Peter Gatti Sr.; loving mother of Peter Gatti Jr. and his wife, Donna of Revere; cherished grandmother of Peter Gatti III and Jennifer...

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Boston City Council Election 2015:Wu Campaigning on Housing and Education Issues

October 1, 2015
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Boston City Council Election 2015:Wu Campaigning on Housing and Education Issues

When Boston City Councillor Michelle Wu entered the race for her first term in office two years ago, she hoped to be able to gain a seat on the Council so she could help people and help them immediately. Wu, 30, is one of four children born to immigrants from Taiwan that came to...

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Neighborhood Gem Coletta Receives East Boston Kiwanian of the Year Award

October 1, 2015
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Neighborhood Gem Coletta Receives East Boston Kiwanian of the Year Award

Edmund J. “Ed” Coletta Jr. has been a dedicated member of the Kiwanis Club of East Boston for 28 years and a highly respected leader in the community for a period of time even longer than that. Saturday night at Spinelli’s before a large, spirited gathering of family, friends, current and former colleagues, East...

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Common Ground Sought on Bike And Car Lanes

October 1, 2015
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Started as a ‘share the road’ program under former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, the bike lanes on East Boston major thoroughfares like Bennington Street are not designated bike lanes but a portion of a car lane that is suppose to be shared between bicyclists and motorists. Last week a petition surfaced on East Boston...

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Gavegnano Tells of Growing Up On Neptune Road in the 1950’s

October 1, 2015
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Gavegnano Tells of Growing Up On Neptune Road in the 1950’s

When you think of a bank CEO the image that comes to mind is a stuffy Wall Street type in a suit and tie with no sense of humor. Well, that’s not Richard Gavegnano, Chairman and CEO of East Boston Savings Bank. Last Thursday night at the Hilton Garden Inn on Boardman Street Gavegnano...

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