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Amazon Project Goes South:Officials Announce Arlington, VA and New York City to Be East Coast Locations; Walsh, and O’Brien Promise to Move Ahead with Suffolk Downs Project

November 18, 2018
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For the past year, the City of Boston has jumped through hoops to accommodate the possibility of Amazon placing its second North American headquarters (Amazon HQ2) at Suffolk Downs. In February the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) approved HYM Investment Group, LLC’s Suffolk Downs Phase I proposal. Phase I of the Suffolk Downs...
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Two New School Buildings Committed to Eastie

November 18, 2018
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Two years ago Mayor Martin Walsh committed $1 billion to Boston Public School (BPS) buildings to catalyze long-term investment. This commitment launched a series of BuildBPS workshops throughout Eastie. The workshops were part of a robust community collaboration process in Eastie to guide ongoing...
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New Artist Picked for ICA Watershed

November 18, 2018
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After a widely successful inaugural run, the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (ICA)  Watershed at the Boston Shipyard and Marina in East Boston ended its first season on the waterfront on Oct. 8. However, just a few weeks after the Watershed packed it in for...
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Spinelli’s Can Make Your Thanksgiving Day a Lot Easier

November 18, 2018
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It’s the night before Thanksgiving and your entire kitchen looks as though a bomb went off. There’s potato peelings clogging your sink, a 20-pound turkey thawing in the fridge,...
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FBI Warns Posting Hoax Threats is a Crime; Launches Campaign to Educate the Public

November 18, 2018
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The FBI Boston Division is launching a public awareness campaign to educate the public about the consequences of making hoax threats of violence to schools, events, and other public...
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East Boston Central Catholic School Receives Scholarship Support from the Catholic Schools Foundation

November 18, 2018
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Since taking over the reigns of East Boston Central Catholic School (EBCCS) from longtime Principal Maryann Manfredonia last year, Principal Robert Casaletto knew he had some very big shoes...
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Mass Launches Program to Promote Healthy Choices

November 18, 2018
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A new program from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) will provide substance misuse and prevention support services for Native American youth in the Commonwealth. The $1.2 million...
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Honoring a Veteran:Tazz Tassinari Takes Pride in Father’s Heroic Military Duty

November 18, 2018
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Tazz Tassinari loved the stories that his father, the late Albano Tassinari, would tell about his service in the United States Army during World War II. Tazz’s father was...
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Community News

November 18, 2018
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Episcopal Bishop Visiting Grace Church On Sunday, Nov. 18, Bishop Alan M. Gates of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts will visit Grace Church and lead us in worship.  All...
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Community News

November 18, 2018
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Episcopal Bishop Visiting Grace Church On Sunday, Nov. 18, Bishop Alan M. Gates of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts will visit Grace Church and lead us in worship.  All...
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Community Calendar

November 18, 2018
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Harbor View Neighborhood Association First Monday of every month 6:30 p.m. at the Edward Brooke Charter School, 145 Byron St.   Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association Second Monday of every...
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Red Sox World Series Trophy Makes Stop at Santarpio’s

November 18, 2018
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The year is 1903 and on the corner of Chelsea and Porter streets a little Italian bakery is opening in East Boston by the Santarpio family. Teddy Roosevelt is...
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Remember Those in Need This Holiday Season

November 18, 2018
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For the vast majority of Americans, the holiday season, which is now upon us, is a joyous time when the abundance that life offers is most apparent in a...
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The More Women, The Better

November 18, 2018
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Say what you will about the state of politics in our country these days, one thing that is undeniable is that Americans have become more engaged in the political...
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Sports 11-14-2018

November 18, 2018
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The East Boston and South Boston High School Football Rivalry 1903 – 2018 This month on Thanksgiving Day, we reach the 100th game in the great rivalry between East...
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Obituaries 11-14-2018

November 18, 2018
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Joan Sordillo Of East Boston Joan E. ( Moulton) Sordillo of East Boston, formerly of Revere, passed away on Nov. 7. She was 80 years old. The cherished daughter...
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East Boston 2018 Election Results

November 8, 2018
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Below is how East Boston voted in the Tuesday, Nov 6 state election. These are the unofficial results from Eastie’s 14 precincts Governor’s Race Gov. Charlie Baker=5006 Jay Gonzalez=4,704...
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Let Me Hear It

November 7, 2018
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Let Me Hear It

Eastie’s Walter Flores hears the cheers after his second goal of the game pushed East Boston to a 4-0 lead on the way to a 5-0 win over Malden...
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Well Deserved Honor:Donald McKay Becomes First Eastie School to Win Prestigious Thomas W. Payzant School on the Move Prize

November 7, 2018
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Well Deserved Honor:Donald McKay Becomes First Eastie School to Win Prestigious Thomas W. Payzant School on the Move Prize

The staff and students at the Donald McKay School in East Boston were finalists last year for the prestigious EdVestors Thomas W. Payzant School on the Move Prize, but...
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Mass Maritime Donates Racing Boats to Piers Park Sailing

November 7, 2018
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Mass Maritime Donates Racing Boats to Piers Park Sailing

There has been a longstanding connection between the Massachusetts Maritime Academy and the Piers Park Sailing Center (PPSC) in East Boston. In fact, the PPSC Board Chairman Mike Bruno...
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Social Centers to Honor Robert Lewis Jr With Inaugural Award Tonight

November 7, 2018
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Social Centers to Honor  Robert Lewis Jr With Inaugural Award Tonight

Robert Lewis Jr.. a former Eastie resident, East Boston High School graduate knows firsthand of the impacts the East Boston Social Centers have on the lives of youth and...
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Residents Want MassDot to Admit Defeat on the Toll Plaza Design

November 7, 2018
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For two years, it has been painfully obvious that MassDOT’s project to reconfigure the former Sumner Tunnel has been a failure and residents want the department to admit defeat....
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Community News

November 7, 2018
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East Boston    Tech Meetup The purpose of the East Boston Tech Meetup is to build a community of people currently working in tech or those aspiring to move into...
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KO Pies Owner Sam Jackson Wants to Sell the Business by the End of Next Year

November 7, 2018
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On Saturday inside KO Pies’ kitchen at the Boston Shipyard and Marina in East Boston KO’s owner Sam Jackson is adding cream to mashpatoes, stirring, flipping fried chicken breasts...
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