Vote Early Boston’ Website will Help Voters find Early Voting Locations

September 22, 2016
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Boston election officials  launched the “Vote Early Boston” website (boston.gov/early-voting, which provides voters with important information about the City of Boston’s new early voting initiative. “Vote Early Boston” begins Monday, October 24 and runs through Friday, November 4. During that time, registered voters will be able to cast their ballots for the November 8...

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Fall Is Here — Make the Most of It

September 22, 2016
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Although those of us who are fortunate to live near the coast may choose the summer as our favorite time of year, fall is the top choice of many of our fellow New Englanders — and a close second for the rest of us — when we are asked what is our favorite season....

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Salesian Boys and Girls Club Starts New Basketball League

September 22, 2016
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By Cary Shuman The Salesian Boys and Girls Club that has existed for 70 years in East Boston has launched a basketball league for teenagers and named it in memory of beloved youth leader Wally Bowe. The Wally Bowe Salesian Basketball In-House League, named to honor the many contributions to the community by former...

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Obituaries 09-21-2016

September 22, 2016
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Celia ‘Sally T’ Gaeta Multi-talented and much loved mother and grandmother with an eclectic working career Celia “Sally T.” (Trujillo) Gaeta, a longtime resident of East Boston, died peacefully at Massachustts General Hospital Surrounded by her loving family on September 17 following a long illness. She was 82 years old. Born, raised and educated...

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Peace Walk and Farmers Market Celebration

September 15, 2016
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Peace Walk and Farmers Market Celebration

Dancers from the Veronica Robles Cultural Center perform a traditional Peruvian Folk Dance as part of the final East Boston Peace Walk and Farmers Market Celebration last Wednesday at Lewis Mall.

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Community Service Day:Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, the Boston Celtics, and City Year Help Spruce Up the McKay School

September 15, 2016
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Community Service Day:Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, the Boston Celtics, and City Year Help Spruce Up the McKay School

By John Lynds With the 2016-2017 school year in full swing, a group of volunteers from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, the Boston Celtics, and City Year descended upon the Donald McKay School in East Boston last Friday to take part in a day-long community service day at the school. Joined by Celtics guard Isaiah...

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Mama Mambo Comes to Eastie

September 15, 2016
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Mama Mambo Comes to Eastie

By John Lynds When East Boston resident Julia Burrell had her first child, Emery, fifteen months ago she found there were not many programs in East Boston that would help new moms connect with other new moms in the neighborhood while at the same time bonding with their infant. “There was a viral video...

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Eastie Votes with Winners:Murphy,Tompkins,Kennedy Win Democratic Primaries for Register,Sheriff and Gov Council

September 15, 2016
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By John Lynds Last Thursday’s State Primary was quiet with low voter turnout in East Boston and across the state. With many incumbents running unopposed, few ventured out to cast a ballot for incumbents and even those incumbents who had challengers. The story of the day was former At-Large Boston City Councilor and former...

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Eastie Environmentalists Dig in to Oppose Terminal E Expansion

September 15, 2016
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By John Lynds The nearly one thousand members of East Boston Environmental Group and Eastie’s  AirInc.,  the neighborhood groups that oversee   mitigation for Logan Airport impacts on the community, are now seeking to rally the community against Massport’s plans to expand Terminal E. The groups are urging residents to send letters to Executive Office...

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Grandmother Upset that Granddaughter was Left on BPS Bus for Hours

September 15, 2016
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By John Lynds An Eastie grandmother was fuming Sunday night and reached out to the media to tell the story of how her granddaughter was left on a Boston Public School bus for hours last Thursday as she and the girl’s mother frantically tried to locate the young girl. However, Boston Public School administrators...

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Welcome Back to School!

September 15, 2016
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh On Thursday, September 8th, Boston Public Schools began classes for their first day of school. I hope BPS teachers, parents, and students have had a restful summer, and are excited to start another great school year. I know I’m excited — I visited Boston schools throughout the city on...

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Letters to the Editor

September 15, 2016
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A day without water Dear Editor: On behalf of water and wastewater utilities throughout Massachusetts, I ask all residents to “Imagine a Day Without Water” on Thursday, September 15. On that day, a national coalition including water and wastewater officials, business and community leaders, and environmental organizations will raise public awareness about the vital...

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Remembering the Heroes of 9/11

September 15, 2016
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For every generation of Americans for the past near-century, there have been seminal events for which those who were of a certain age can recall “where they were” when they “heard the news.” Every member of the Greatest Generation could recall with vivid clarity the announcement by President Roosevelt of the Day of Infamy...

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Obituaries 09-14-2016

September 15, 2016
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Debra A. Paolini Of East Boston Debra A. Paolini, 57, of East Boston, passed away unexpectedly on September 9, 2016 at the Mass General Hospital. Cherished daughter of Joan (Albano) Tordiglione of East Boston and the late Anthony Paolini. Loving mother of the late Toni-Marie Paolini. Dear sister of Anthony Paolini III of Revere,...

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ParkARTS IN FRANKLIN PARK

September 8, 2016
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ParkARTS IN FRANKLIN PARK

Eight-year-old Anthony Lee of East Boston explores a lion’s skull with Zoo New England education specialist Stephanie Veitz of Jamaica Plain as four-year-old twins Jacqueline and Cecilia Jean of Brighton look on during the August 23 ParkARTS Boston Children’s Festival presented by Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department in Franklin Park.

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Zumix Radio Block Party Set for September 17

September 8, 2016
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Zumix Radio Block Party Set for September 17

By John Lynds East Boston’s widely popular youth music and arts program will host a community-wide block party on Saturday, September 17 to launch its low-power FM radio station, 94.9 Zumix. “We are super excited about the Zumix radio launch party and want to encourage the entire  community to come down and help us...

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Brooke Charter School’s Buses Raise the Ire of Neighbors

September 8, 2016
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Brooke Charter School’s Buses Raise the Ire of Neighbors

By John Lynds Since the Edward Brooke Charter School opened on Byron Street in East Boston it has received praise and accolades from educators and residents for its curriculum and state test scores. However, there is one aspect of the school that has received a certain degree of negativity from neighbors and residents along...

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Downeast Cider Brewery to Open At the End of the Month

September 8, 2016
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Downeast Cider Brewery to Open At the End of the Month

By John Lynds The warehouse that will house Downeast Cider’s new brewery at the Boston Shipyard and Marina will officially open on September 30. The hard apple cider that is making waves in Boston will open its second brewery at the Boston Shipyard and Marina in Building 32 on Marginal Street to compliment the...

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East Boston Voters Head to the Polls for September 8 Primary

September 8, 2016
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By John Lynds East Boston voters will head to the polls Thursday for the state’s primary election to choose their nominees for the U.S. House of Representatives, the state Senate and House, Governor’s Council, Register of Deeds and county sheriff. While incumbent candidates like State Representative Adrian Madaro, State Senator Joseph Boncore and U.S....

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Second Suspect Arraigned in Eastie Teen’s Murder

September 8, 2016
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By John Lynds A second suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with the June 14 murder of 19-year-old Blanca Lainez on Princeton Street. Angel Antonio Ramos-Oliva, 21, of East Boston was arraigned in East Boston Municipal Court last week and charged with murder.  Judge Lisa Grant held him without bail at the...

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How Boston Public Works Helps You

September 8, 2016
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh While we may want to think that winter is a long way away, the reality is that the season is just around the corner. In order to keep our infrastructure winter-ready, our Department of Public Works has spent the summer preparing our City for snowier days. They have been...

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Letter to the Editor

September 8, 2016
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Tremendous support Dear Editor, The East Boston Museum and Historical Society Board of Directors wishes to express our deepest thanks to the many members of the East Boston community for their tremendous support. We have made a lot of progress towards establishing a museum which honors East Boston’s rich history. We filed our legal...

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Election on September 8

September 8, 2016
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While the Big One — the election of our next President of the United States is in November — there is an important election next Thursday (note the different day for an election than the usual Tuesday), Sept. 8, with some interesting local contests for Suffolk County Sheriff and Suffolk County Register of Deeds. Rep. Adrian Madaro and...

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East Boston Jets Open the Season Friday

September 8, 2016
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Game one for the East Boston High School football team is this Friday, September 9 at Sartori Stadium at 6 p.m.  English High School will be the visiting team.   John Parziale begins his seventh season with a record of 37-26.  Last year, the Jets had a respectable season, ending at 7-3.  Senior captains are...

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