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East Boston YMCA’s Ashley Street Gym gets Facelift Thanks to Celtics, Sun Life

October 17, 2018
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The Boston Celtics and Sun Life Financial were in East Boston last Tuesday to unveil a newly revamped gymnasium to local youth members of the East Boston YMCA. Celtics All-Star forward Al Horford joined Sun Life CFO Neil Haynes and Greater Boston YMCA President and CEO James Morton at the Ashley Street ‘Y’ where...
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Pastor Searles Celebrates 25 Years at Central Assembly of God

October 17, 2018
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Pastor Searles Celebrates 25 Years at Central Assembly of God

After Mass on Sunday in the basement hall of Central Assembly of God (CAG) on Bennington Street, members of the church joined to celebrate Pastor David Searles’s twenty five years of service as head of the church. Throughout the luncheon member after member rose...
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NOAH Celebrates 30 Years in the Community

October 17, 2018
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NOAH Celebrates 30 Years in the Community

Last Thursday morning at the Hyatt Harborside Hotel, the East Boston Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH) celebrated 30 years in the neighborhood. This important nonprofit agency began in the basement of Our Savior’s American Lutheran Church on Paris Street in 1988 fighting slumlords in...
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Developer Delays Vote on 144 Addison Street Project

October 17, 2018
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Developer Delays Vote on 144 Addison Street Project

The developer of the project at 144 Addison Street that plans to take the large parcel of land currently used as a 900 car parking lot and replace it...
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Helping Hand:EBNHC Receives U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Opioid Grant

October 17, 2018
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The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center recently received a grant from the  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to help the Health Center expand patient access to...
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Save the Harbor/Save the Bay President to Retire at Year’s End

October 17, 2018
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Longtime Save the Harbor/Save the Bay President and Chief Executive Officer, Patty Foley, announced today that she will be stepping down from her role at the end of 2018....
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Community News

October 17, 2018
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BREMEN FALL FESTIVAL ON OCTOBER 20 Come visit our Bremen Fall Festival – co-hosted by Excel Academy’s Young Women’s Group & The East Boston Public Library. Activities for the whole family...
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St John School Poised for Academic Success and Growth

October 17, 2018
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Nestled in the heart of Boston’s North End, St. John School has prepared students for bright futures since 1895. The school is a Catholic value-centered learning environment focused on...
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Retail Marijuana Shop Pitched for Meridian Street

October 17, 2018
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The largest grower of cannabis in Western Massachusetts wants to plant its retail marijuana flag in Eastie. Berkshire Roots, Inc. is the largest grower of cannabis in the Berkshires...
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First of New Series of Boston Harborwalk Signs Recently Unveiled in East Boston

October 17, 2018
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Three new interpretive signs were installed on the Boston Harborwalk at Boston East condos along Border Street recently.  The engaging interpretive signs celebrate East Boston’s remarkable waterfront history. They...
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East Boston Savings Bank Celebrates the Opening of its 36th Branch Location on Tremont Street in Brigham Circle

October 17, 2018
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East Boston Savings Bank (EBSB) announced the opening of their newest branch location at 1614 Tremont Street, Boston. The Brigham Circle office will be the 36th branch added to...
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Volleyball Program Continues to Soar Under Coach Bigby

October 17, 2018
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Vanessa Bigby has her East Boston High School girls volleyball team in a familiar spot: sitting on top of the Boston City League standings and heading to the Boston...
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OHNC Votes on Several Projects

October 17, 2018
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When the results of the voting for three development projects were read at Monday night’s Orient Heights Neighborhood Council (OHNC) meeting, the council’s new president, Joseph Ruggiero III let...
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DiBenedetto Earns 300th Victory of his Soccer Coaching Career

October 17, 2018
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Lorenzo DiBenedetto was an All-England soccer player at East Boston High School in the 1970s. He went on to star at Middlebury College, a prestigious, private liberal arts college...
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Ayanna Pressley Endorses Rachael Rollins for District Attorney

October 17, 2018
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Citing her depth of experience and her commitment to ensuring equal justice for all, last week Ayanna Pressley, Democratic nominee for Congress, endorsed Rachael Rollins for Suffolk County District...
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Walsh Announces Local Teens on 2018-2019 SPARK Boston Council

October 17, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh last week announced the 2018-2019 Mayor’s SPARK Boston Council. The diverse, 40-member group will spend the next 12 months working to continue to open up...
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Massport and Community Applaud JetBlue’s Plans to Retrofit Airbus Fleet with Noise Reducing Generators

October 17, 2018
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Last week, JetBlue announced plans to retrofit their entire Airbus fleet with noise-reducing vortex generators. JetBlue is the largest operator at Logan International Airport and this move reflects the...
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Letter to the Editor

October 17, 2018
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One of the best East Boston Columbus Day parades To the Editor: In recent years I have been in the East Boston Columbus Day parade. This year I was...
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Study the Three Ballot Questions

October 17, 2018
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There are three questions on the ballot for the upcoming state election on Tuesday, November 6. The three are about as unrelated and disparate as one could imagine. The...
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Obituaries 10-17-2018

October 17, 2018
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Richard Vertuccio, Sr. Retired Harpsichord Master Craftsman Family and friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Thursday, Oct. 18, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Vertuccio &...
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A Great Columbus Day Parade

October 13, 2018
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A Great Columbus Day Parade

On Sunday the Columbus Day Parade rolled through East Boston. The weather was perfect and the streets were lined with thousands of residents and spectators as the parade made...
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Doughnut Boy in Eastie

October 13, 2018
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Doughnut Boy in Eastie

Tyler Carach has dedicated his time to delivering donuts to law enforcement officers across the country with the motto “I DONUT need a reason to thank a cop”. Here,...
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Tweaking the Design:HYM Makes Changes Suggested by IAG for Suffolk Downs

October 13, 2018
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Following a series of community Impact Advisory Group (AIG) meetings HYM Investment Group’s Managing Partner Thomas O’Brien said his group has made some design changes to the Suffolk Downs...
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Crime is up Slightly in Eastie, Police Explain Why

October 13, 2018
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East Boston has experienced a slight uptick in Part One Crime through the first three quarters of 2018. According to statistics released by the Boston Police that compares Jan....
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