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15th Annual Eastie’s Elves Set for Friday

December 7, 2018
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The 15th Annual Eastie’s Elves fundraiser, a yearly tradition that draws more than 500 people to the Christmas toy drive, will kick off Friday, Dec.7, at the Hyatt Boston Harbor at 6 p.m. The price of admission is one unwrapped toy that will be donated to a local non-profit agency. Rep. Adrian Madaro took...
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Dedicated Leader:EBNHC President and CEO Manny Lopes Tapped to Chair Boston’s Board of Health

December 7, 2018
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Anyone involved in the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center knows that Manny Lopes is a dedicated leader and one of the most recognizable figures in and around East Boston. So it came as no surprise when Lopes took over the helm as President and...
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LendLease Unveils Vision for Public Art at Clippership Wharf

December 7, 2018
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During the planning phase for several of the neighborhood’s high-profile waterfront development projects like Boston East and Clippership Wharf, residents have always advocated for local art, public art and outdoor art to somehow be incorporated into the design of these projects. Because all of...
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HVNA Members Come Around to Saratoga Street Project

December 7, 2018
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Over the past two years Saratoga Street resident Mike McCormack emerged as the most vocal critic of plans to develop a large vacant lot on his street. McCormack thought...
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East Boston High School is on the Rise

December 7, 2018
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Sitting in his office on a sunny fall morning East Boston High School Headmaster Phil Brangiforte can’t help but gloat about his school, his staff, his students and the...
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EHCA Rejects Four Projects Last Week

December 7, 2018
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Members of the Eagle Hill Civic Association voted down four development projects at the group’s November meeting. Perhaps the most controversial project was at 247 Saratoga St., where the...
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MS-13 Member Sentenced to Life in Prison for Constitution Beach, Falcon Street Murders

December 7, 2018
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Labor Day weekend in 2015 marked the end of the summer and teens all over East Boston spent their last days of freedom hanging out with friends before school...
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City Councilor Michelle Wu Releases Report on Youth Transportation Challenges

December 7, 2018
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Boston City Councilor At-Large Michelle Wu announced the results of a grassroots research initiative conducted by her office this past summer to survey hundreds of Boston students about their...
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State Fire Marshal Issues Holiday Decorating Safety Tips

December 7, 2018
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“The best way to prevent a Christmas tree fire is to water it every day, place it well away from heat sources, and dispose of it soon after the...
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Community News

December 7, 2018
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Eastie Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Mayor Martin J. Walsh recently announced the schedule for the 2018 Enchanted Trolley Tour, a Boston holiday tradition of lighting holiday trees throughout the City....
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Robert Lewis Jr Stops by His Old Stomping Grounds

December 7, 2018
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Robert Lewis Jr.. Lewis, a former Eastie resident and East Boston High graduate is someone who always talks fondly about the impact growing up in Maverick’s public housing development...
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Police Briefs 12-05-2018

December 7, 2018
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District Seven Police Report Monday, November 5, 2018 Around 10:45 AM in the area of 226 Saratoga St., a 39 year old Hispanic Male with a Chelsea, MA address...
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Letter to the Editor

December 7, 2018
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With much gratitude To the Ruggiero family and staff Thank you for your kindness and sympathy at a most difficult time. The respect and thoughtfulness shown to our family...
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Enjoy the Holidays — Safely

December 7, 2018
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With the Christmas season in full swing, there will be the usual office, family, and neighborhood parties for all of us to partake and enjoy. By no means do...
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Enjoy the Holiday Season

December 7, 2018
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This is a wonderful time of the year, to paraphrase the song, with holiday music playing in the malls and on our car radios, resurrecting our earliest childhood memories...
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Obituaries 12-05-2018

December 7, 2018
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Louis Vazza Owner of Vazza Funeral Homes Louis R. Vazza of East Boston and Naples, FL passed away surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, Nov. 29. He was...
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Traffic Nightmare Continues, Residents Vow Action

November 29, 2018
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One week it was a broken-down bus. Another week it was a stuck semi-truck. Then on Monday it was a car accident in the Sumner Tunnel and MassDOT road...
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New East Boston District Court Chief Probation Officer Sworn In

November 29, 2018
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Matthew McDonough, who had been serving as the Chief Probation Officer at West Roxbury District Court before being tapped to head the probation department at East Boston District Court,...
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ABCD, East Boston APAC Kicks Off Annual Fuel Assistance Program with Help from Sen. Markey

November 29, 2018
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East Boston experienced its first cold snap of the season last week as temperatures plummeted into the teens. However, there’s relief from paying those high New England heating costs...
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ZBA Approves Several Eastie Projects

November 29, 2018
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At a Boston Zoning Board of Appeals hearing earlier this month board members approved several development projects that have gone through the the community process. The ZBA approved projects...
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‘Sounds of Christmas’ Concert this Sunday in Revere

November 29, 2018
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Music Director Robert Lehmann and the North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra return to St. Anthony’s Church this Sunday, Dec. 2, for the annual Robert A. Marra Memorial “Sounds of Christmas”...
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Great Savio Reunion II:The Enduring Spartan Spirit

November 29, 2018
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An all class Domenic Savio High School and Savio Preparatory High School reunion, in celebration of the school’s 60th anniversary, was held on Nov. 24 at the Salesian Boys...
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Community News

November 29, 2018
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Community Meetings 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...
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New Art Installation on Greenway Draws Attention to Climate Change

November 29, 2018
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A new art installation on the East Boston Greenway by artist and educator Carolina Aragon calls attention to climate change by demonstrating projected flood levels at the neighborhood park....
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