Police Briefs 01-22-2014

January 22, 2014
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January 13, 2014 Justin Rich of 1126 Saratoga Street, East Boston was arrested and charged with assault & battery. January 14, 2013 Juan Soto of 19 Bremen Street, East Boston was arrested and charged with assault & battery. Justin McDonald of 38 Grant Street, Somerville was arrested outside of 97 Falcon Street and charged...

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Malden/East Boston Youth Hockey

January 22, 2014
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It was another great week of MEB Youth Hockey. It’s not too late to join our new session of Learn-to-Skate and Play Hockey, classes began on January 12th. For children ages 4 and over. The Hockey Clinic is a basic learn to skate, learn to play hockey program, for both boys and girls, with...

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Obituaries 01-22-2014

January 22, 2014
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Vincenza ‘Vinnie’ Paglucca Of East Boston Vincenza “Vinnie” Paglucca of East Boston died on January 18. She was the dear sister of Alfred Paglucca of Revere, Angelo Paglucca and Philomena Mullen, both of East Boston, Anna Coviello of Whitman and the late Julia Puzzo, Angelina, Phille, Mary and Michael Paglucca. She is also survived...

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Bob Katz Is Eastie’s “Mr. Tire” :Nu-tread Tire Celebrates 80 Years in Business

January 15, 2014
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Bob Katz Is Eastie’s “Mr. Tire” :Nu-tread Tire Celebrates 80 Years in Business

Bob Katz has been the president of Nu-Tread Tire and Auto Service Center for 32 years but the well-known business at the corner of Boardman and Saratoga Streets has been in existence for more than 80 years. Prior to becoming president, Katz worked at the business that was started by his father, Irving. “I...

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Friends Establish Fund Remembering Wally Bowe

January 15, 2014
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Friends Establish Fund Remembering Wally Bowe

On a bus trip back from a field trip to the Salesians Boys and Girls Club in East Boston a group of camp counselors thought it would be a treat if the bus stopped at McDonald’s so the kids could eat. Once they pulled into the famed fast food restaurant all the counselors and...

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Elected Officials Join Effort to Raise Trust for Garcia Kids

January 15, 2014
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East Boston’s elected officials are joining together to host a fundraiser for the children of the woman killed New Year’s Eve day on the Meridian Street Bridge. Representative Carlo Basile, Senator Anthony Petruccelli and City Councilor Sal LaMattina will be sponsoring a fundraiser to Help the Garcia Kids, in memory of Aura Garcia. The...

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Support the Taste of Eastie

January 15, 2014
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Eastie residents will again put aside those post holiday and carb conscience diets next Tuesday during the 18th Annual Taste of Eastie. A local culinary tradition that brings the neighborhood and old friends together through food, the event’s success has long been attributed to its perfect blend of community, camaraderie and cuisine—and this year...

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Attend the Don Orione Job Fair

January 15, 2014
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If you are looking for a career in health career look no further than next week’s job fair at the Don Orione Nursing Home. On Wednesday, January 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the nursing and rehabilitation center will be busy trying to recruit residents for openings for full and part-time positions. Jobs...

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Malden/East Boston Youth Hockey

January 15, 2014
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2014 is off and skating. Don’t forget the new session of our Learn-to-Skate and Play Hockey classes begin on January 12th. For children ages 4 and over. The Hockey Clinic is a basic learn to skate, learn to play hockey program, for both boys and girls, with two one-hour practices a week. There are...

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Obituaries 01-15-2014

January 15, 2014
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Darrell Murphy Worked at Bank of America Darrell B. Murphy died in East Boston on January 10. Darrell was employed at the Bank of America, Operations Center, Boston. He was the beloved son of Arthur J. “Jay” and Louise G. (Fagone) Murphy and is also survived by many aunts, uncle and cousins. Darrell’s funeral...

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It’s Official: Mayor Walsh

January 8, 2014
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It’s Official: Mayor Walsh

On Monday at Boston College before a crowd of supporters, political and faith leaders, dignitaries, and resident from all of the city’s neighborhoods, Mayor Martin J. Walsh took the oath of office from Massachusetts Supreme Court Chief Justice Roderick Ireland as Boston’s 54th Mayor. In a ceremony that included performances by cello virtuoso Yo-Yo...

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Women Dies in Accident on Meridian St. Bridge

January 8, 2014
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Women Dies in Accident on Meridian St. Bridge

East Boston residents are rallying around the woman killed New Year’s Eve day during a tragic accident on the Meridian Street Bridge. Aura Garcia was crushed to death when she tried to make her way across the bridge on foot from Eastie to Chelsea. The bridge operator, Louis Alfieri Jr., was in the process...

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Curbed Cup 2013

January 8, 2014
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Curbed Cup 2013

The final bracket with East Boston as the winner during Curbed Boston’s 3rd Annual Curbed Cup.

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Eastie Named Neighborhood of the Year

January 8, 2014
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East Boston was named the Hub’s 2013 Neighborhood of the Year during the 3rd Annual Curbed Cup, an online competition that allows residents to vote for their favorite neighborhood. “East Boston romped to a win in the finals of the third annual Curbed Boston Cup, besting Jamaica Plain roughly three votes to one in...

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Walsh Has Full Agenda and He Deserves Our Support

January 8, 2014
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh has taken over the reins of power at Boston City Hall and he has set high goals for his administration. These goals are never easy to attain under the best of circumstances and these are not the best of circumstances. As a new adminstration, many residents are expecting quick changes,...

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Malden/East Boston Youth Hockey

January 8, 2014
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As 2013 comes to a close we want to thank all of our players, families, and fans who made this year so great. 2014 will be even better! Don’t forget the new session of our Learn-to-Skate and Play Hockey classes begin on January 12th. See our website for details. SQUIRT (9-10 Years Old) Malden/East...

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Obituaries 01-08-2014

January 8, 2014
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Paul Rizzo MBTA Engineer Paul A. Rizzo of East Boston passed away on January 6. An Engineer with the MBTA, he was the beloved husband of Tinamarie (Stracqualursi) Rizzo with whom he shared 17 years of marriage. He was the loving father of Paul Rizzo, Jr. and his wife, Lisa of Revere, Luke Logan...

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Man and Woman of the Year: Diane Modica Full of Energy to Improve Quality of Life Here

December 31, 2013
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Man and Woman of the Year: Diane Modica Full of Energy to Improve Quality of Life Here

Anyone who knows former Boston City Councilor and two-term East Boston Chamber of Commerce President Diane Modica knows she a dynamo filled with energy and a commitment to improving the quality of life in Eastie. For this reason Diane Modica is the East Boston Times 2013 Woman of the Year. This past year has...

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Callahan Tunnel Project Update

December 31, 2013
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The work schedule for the first two weeks of the Callahan Tunnel Project.  Work will happen 24 hours a day 7 days a week.  This schedule may change as work progresses.  An updated will be provided as needed.  Other concurrent activities may take place in conjunction with this work as needed. Week of 28DEC-JAN04:...

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Local Police Officer Almost Wins Howie Carr’s Jaguar

December 31, 2013
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With Whitey Bulger safe behind bars until his days run out, the contract on his nemesis Howie Carr’s head is gone and its once again safe for the media personality to drive the streets of Boston without having to look over his shoulder or constantly change cars and routes home. So why would Carr...

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Ring out the Old…. We Wish Our Readers a Happy and Healthy 2014

December 31, 2013
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New Year’s Day really isn’t different than any other day of the year.  It is a day that has no real significance other than its place on the calendar. However, that lack of meaningfulness also is New Year’s greatest asset.  New Year’s Day belongs to everyone because it has no particular religious or political...

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Hockey Tourney Raises Money to Help Fight Breast Cancer

December 31, 2013
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The East Boston High School hockey team and hockey players from Boston area schools faced off at Porrazzo Rink in East Boston in a two-day hockey tournament to raise money for the Boston Medical Center (BMC) Breast Cancer Research Center. The Jets hosted the 9th Annual Deep Freeze high school hockey tournament, sponsored by...

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Obituaries 01-01-2014

December 31, 2013
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Marie Mandracchia Massport Retiree, Manager of Cloud Nine Restaurant at Logan Airport and Hostess at the New Bridge Cafe of Chelsea Marie E. ( Tucci ) Mandracchia of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed away on December 23 surrounded by her son and grandchildren. Marie was the manager of Cloud Nine Restaurant at Logan...

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The East Boston Central Catholic School Christmas Choir

December 24, 2013
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The East Boston Central Catholic School Christmas Choir

The East Boston Central Catholic School Christmas Choir provided caroling at teh 10th annual Eastie Elves Fundraiser that was held at the Hyatt Harbor Boston Harbor Hotel. on Dec. 13.

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