Congratulations, East Boston High School Boys Soccer Team – Boston City Champions

November 5, 2015
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We offer our congratulations to head coach Lorenzo Di Benedetto on the East Boston High School boys soccer team on winning the 2015 Boston city soccer championship. The Jets truly proved that they are best team in Boston with a decisive 3-0 victory over Burke in the final. It was the second year in...

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Obituaries 11-04-2015

November 5, 2015
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Giovanna Colarossi There will never be another Nonna Giovanna, died at 107 years old Giovanna (Fusco) Colarossi of East Boston passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on October 31 at 107 years of age. Giovanna was a beautiful woman who was loved most dearly by her entire family and will be sorely...

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OPIOID Crisis Summit

October 29, 2015
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OPIOID Crisis Summit

Officials gathered in Revere Monday for an opioid summit to discuss how the crisis will be dealt with. From left are State Sen. Anthony Petruccelli, State Rep. Roselee Vincent, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, parent and Revere resident Debbie Daegle, U.S. Congresswoman Katherine Clark and Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo.

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Boston City Council Election 2015:Murphy Touts Experience, Record on the Campaign Trail

October 29, 2015
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Boston City Council Election 2015:Murphy Touts Experience, Record on the Campaign Trail

Councilor Stephen Murphy is one of the more visible councilors when it comes to attending community events, fundraisers or civic meetings, whether it be in Eastie or his home of Hyde Park, but the work of the life-long councilor is often best seen in between the lines – that being line items in the...

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Voter Turnout Expected to be Light

October 29, 2015
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East Boston residents will head to the polls on Tuesday, November 3 in what city officials are saying will be a quiet election. With no Mayoral race this year, only five candidates vying for one of the four At-Large seats and Eastie’s incumbent City Councilor running unopposed voter turnout here is expected to be...

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Changes Made to Loftel Project

October 29, 2015
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Changes Made to Loftel Project

The developer of the proposed Loftel at a former industrial building on the corner of Porter and Orleans Street has made some changes to the project that were well received at Monday night’s Gove Street Citizens Association (GSCA) meeting. At his last appearance before the GSCA, Paul Roiff was confronted with some concerns over...

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Three Market Rate Condos Voted Down by Gove Street Citizens Association

October 29, 2015
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Three Market Rate Condos Voted Down by Gove Street Citizens Association

Trouble is brewing on just how the Boston Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) will soon deal with conflicting votes between two competing neighborhood associations covering some of the same areas of Jeffries Point. The Gove Street Citizens Association (GSCA), a sort of splinter group from the Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association (JPNA), voted Monday night...

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Suffolk Hosts Live Racing Card Saturday

October 29, 2015
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A large crowd is expected to be on hand at Suffolk Downs Saturday (Oct. 31) for the third and final Racing and Food Truck Festival of the 2015 season. Suffolk will hold an 11-race card with a post time of 11:05 a.m. In addition to the live racing at the track, there will be...

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Signing Up for a Boston Public Library Card Is Easy!

October 29, 2015
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BY Mayor Martin J. Walsh A library card gives you access to not only printed books and e-books, but streaming audio ​ ​books, movies, music, television shows, and digital magazines and comics. Last month,during ‘Library Card Sign Up Month,’ more than 6,600 individuals signed up for a free library card with the Boston Public...

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Daylight Savings Time is This Sunday

October 29, 2015
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Just when you thought that Halloween was going to be over too soon, we are happy to say to the party goers that the are going to gain an extra hour on Sunday morning as the annual daylight savings time goes into effect.  However, daylight savings time is also the perfect time not only...

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East Boston Volleyball Team Captures League Title

October 29, 2015
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By Cary Shuman The East Boston High School volleyball team is the best team in its league. This Friday, coach Vanessa Bigby’s contingent will begin its quest to claim the title as “best in the city.” The Boston City North first-place finishers will compete in the City Championships Friday at Jeremiah Burke High School....

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Obituaries 10-28-2015

October 29, 2015
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Allen Flynn Retired US Postal worker and K of C member Allen J. Flynn of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died suddenly by accident on October 24. He was 86 years old. Born and raised in East Boston, the son of the late Thomas and Helen (McCormack) Flynn, he was a graduate of East...

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Boston City Council Election 2015:Flaherty Looks to Schools, Development as Key Issues in Boston

October 22, 2015
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Boston City Council Election 2015:Flaherty Looks to Schools, Development as Key Issues in Boston

By Seth Daniel When Councilor Michael Flaherty walks the streets of Boston’s neighborhoods, whether Charlestown, Beacon Hill, Eastie or Jamaica Plain, he said he often encounters folks he’s known for years. It goes with having grown up in South Boston and worked in Boston all his adult life. Perhaps he coached their kids in...

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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

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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