Youth Hockey Roundup

February 18, 2014
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Malden/East Boston Youth Hockey Round Up for week 19 of the regular season. Playoffs are right around the corner. Don’t miss your chance to win $10,000 in the MEB 10K Raffle and Dinner, March 21st at the Malden Moose. Only 200 tickets will be sold. See www.mebhockey.com/Fundraising_Events.html for details and ticket form. MITE K...

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Obituaries 02-19-2014

February 18, 2014
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Peter Pellecchia Of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston Peter A. Pellecchia of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, passed away on February 11. A US Navy veteran, he was the beloved husband of the late Barbara (Cerullo) Pellecchia; loving father of Pamela Console and her husband, Thomas of Winthrop, Jean Como and her husband, John...

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An Eastie Love Story

February 13, 2014
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An Eastie Love Story

All too often marriage vows fall short of the promise of “until death do us part,” but in the case of one man and his late wife, those vows went through a long and happy life – and then even beyond the grave. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Revere resident and East Boston...

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Anti-litter Campaign

February 13, 2014
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Anti-litter Campaign

NOAH’s Community Building and Environment (CBE) Director Chris Marchi and one his East Boston youth workers Sebastian Londono pitched a new anti-litter campaign to the Jeffries Point community Monday.

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Dr. Peter Ferrino, Community Leader, Dead at 99

February 13, 2014
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Dr. Peter Ferrino, Community Leader, Dead at 99

Dr. Peter Ferrino, who practiced medicine in East Boston for nearly seven decades and was part of the fabric of the community has died. Dr. Ferrino died suddenly at his home in Winthrop three months shy of 100 birthday. Dr, Ferrino was born and raised in East Boston, the son of the late Josephine...

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Heroin Deaths on Rise in Eastie

February 13, 2014
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The scourge of heroin addiction has hit home the past week with a few deaths from overdoses in East Boston according to Boston Police. The recent deaths showed the neighborhood is not immune to the growing epidemic and the drug has seemed to become more dangerous due to its purity than in recent years....

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Unshoveled sidewalks are a walker’s nightmare

February 13, 2014
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Mayor Martin Walsh’s East Boston liaison Corinne Patraglia was at the Jeffries Point Neighborhood Council’s meeting Monday night to answer concerns regarding snow removal in the neighborhood. The JPNA’s Facebook page was lit up days after last week’s snowstorm with pictures of properties that had not shoveled or left sheets of ice making hard...

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Snow and Cold: A Tough Winter, but We’re up for It

February 13, 2014
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When we were younger, we never truly understood what our grandmother meant when she would say, “It’s been a long, hard winter.” In a child’s world, a big snowstorm means no school, which would leave us free to go sledding, build igloos in the mounds of snow created by the snow plows, and roam...

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East Boston/Malden Youth Hockey News

February 13, 2014
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Malden/East Boston Youth Hockey Round Up for week 18 of the regular season. Don’t miss your chance to win $10,000 in the MEB 10K Raffle and Dinner, March 21st at the Malden Moose. Only 200 tickets will be sold. See www.mebhockey.com/Fundraising_Events.html for details and ticket form. MITE K (5-8 Years Old) Malden/East Boston 8,...

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Obituaries 02-12-2014

February 13, 2014
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John Spada, Sr. Member of Everett High School Basketball Hall of Fame John A. Spada, Sr. of Chelsea died on February 7. John was a US Army veteran serving from 1964 to 1967 during the Vietnam crisis.He was an outstanding athlete at Everett High School and is in the Everett High School Basketball Hall...

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Hail to the EBCC Chief: Heigelmann Elected New President for Local Organization

February 5, 2014
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Hail to the EBCC Chief: Heigelmann Elected New President for Local Organization

Last Thursday night at Spinelli’s in East Boston, Scott Heigelmann of Heavy Advertising took the oath as the East Boston Chamber of Commerce’s new president. After being sworn in by City Councilor Sal LaMattina, Heigelmann reflected on the Chambers successes of the past and how it will shape its future. “Let me begin by...

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Nantucket Light Ship Part of Super Bowl Lore

February 5, 2014
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Nantucket Light Ship Part of Super Bowl Lore

It has become an East Boston landmark and on Sunday it became part of Super Bowl history. The Nantucket Lightship LV-612, which is usually docked here in Eastie at the Boston Shipyard and Marina on Marginal Street, spent the weekend docked in lower Manhattan after a corporate client that attended the Super Bowl between...

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Police Confiscate Guns in Vallar St. Residence

February 5, 2014
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Boston Police seized two guns in East Boston over the weekend and four more throughout Boston as officers have stepped up patrols in Boston neighborhoods following a rash of deadly shootings. Police confiscated the firearms on Vallar Street in Eastie Saturday night while responding to a fight and a report of shots fired. Police...

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2 Medical Marijuana Centers in Boston

February 5, 2014
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On Friday, the Department of Public Health (DPH) announced they had  approved 20 medical marijuama dispensaries statewide. The DPH has the authority to approve up to 35 in the state. The DPH only approved two dispensaries in all of Suffolk County. The two approved in Suffolk County are Good Chemistry of Massachusetts, Inc. 364...

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Congratulations, EBLL President Chuckie Cassaro

February 5, 2014
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We join the local sports community in congratulating Chuckie Cassaro on his election as president of the East Boston Little League. Cassaro is a lifelong East Boston resident and has two children, Anthony, 21, who is a student at Salem State University majoring in Criminal Justice, and C.J., 10, who plays in the Major...

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East Boston/malden Youth Hockey News

February 5, 2014
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Malden/East Boston Youth Hockey Round Up for week 17 of the regular season. Don’t miss your chance to win $10,000 in the MEB 10K Raffle and Dinner, February 21st at the Malden Moose. Only 200 tickets will be sold. See www.mebhockey.com/Fundraising_Events.html for details and ticket form. MITE S (5-8 Years Old) Malden/East Boston 8...

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Obituaries 02-05-2014

February 5, 2014
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Elaine Pericolo Of Revere Elaine R. (DeLuca) Pericolo of Revere died on January 29. The beloved wife of the late Carmine J. Pericolo, she was the loving twin sister of Etta Cianfrocca of East Boston and the late Frank DeLuca, Patricia Franklin, Florence Sant and Eleanor Faraci and is also survived by many loving...

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Massport Partners with Local Library To Provide and Grow Additional Services

February 3, 2014
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Massport Partners with Local Library To Provide and Grow Additional Services

With the new East Boston Branch Library abutting the park that Massport owns and operates, the Port Authority is sending some help the library s way. Last week, Massport partnered with the Boston Public Library (BPL) to enrich and grow library services at the new Eastie branch. Massport donated $25,000 in order to support...

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Construction crews prepare site for new $32M hotel here

February 3, 2014
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Construction crews prepare site for new $32M hotel here

Construction crews have begun clearing the long neglected parcel of land along Boardman Street and McClellan Highway to make room for the new proposed hotel. Last year, the Boston Redevelopment Authority approved Fall River based developer First Bristol Corp. s $32 million project. In 2012 First Bristol, known for the development of Hotels and...

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Portside at Pier One Project

February 3, 2014
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Portside at Pier One Project

Once finished, the first of seven buildings that are part of the Portside at Pier One project will have stunning views of the Boston skyline.

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After Years of Petitioning, Residents Have Traffic Light on Bennington St.

February 3, 2014
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Crossing the four lanes of Bennington Street in front of Wood Island MBTA station was always a risky venture. While there was always a cross walk the lack of a pedestrian traffic light meant many times motorists would not adhere to traffic laws and not stop for pedestrians in the crosswalk. Last week that...

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Chamber Installation

February 3, 2014
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On Thursday at Spinelli s East Boston and the Chamber of Commerce will welcome its new officers and board. Scott Heigelmann of Heavy Advertising was elected as the East Boston Chamber of Commerce s new president in December and we are sure he s up to the task of leading the group over the...

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Police Briefs 01-29-2014

February 3, 2014
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January 20, 2014 Carlos Rivera of 165 Cottage Street, East Boston was arrested outside the area of 25 White Street and charged with outstanding warrants for distribution of Class E drugs, delivering drugs to a prisoner and conspiracy to violate the drugs laws. Anthony Cifuentes of 45 Bell Isle Avenue, East Boston was arrested outside the area of 971 Bennington Street and...

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Water Jets Take on BLA in Annual Rivalry

February 3, 2014
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The annual rivalry between coach for the East Boston High School co-ed swim team, Dave Arinella, and coach for Latin Academy co-ed swim team, Mark Thomas, Monday was a bittersweet affair Monday at the Paris Street Pool. Arinella and Thomas s three-decade-old rivalry will end after this season with Thomas s retirement from Latin...

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