Archive for April, 2012

Legislation Filed to Stop Ethanol Trains

April 18, 2012
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Senator Anthony Petruccelli has become the first elected official to file any significant legislation to slow Global Oil’s plan to begin shipping ethanol into the area via train and storing the hazardous material at its facility on the East Boston/Revere line. Last week Petruccelli added an amendment to a state transportation bond bill that...
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Helping out Wounded Marines on April 28

April 18, 2012
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A huge event intended to raise money for wounded Marines seriously injured in the Afghanistan War is to take place on April 28 right here in East Boston. More than 1000 motorcyclists, led by the Rolling Thunder Club, will be riding a circuitous route around the neighborhood in order to raise awareness as well...
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Menino and the Casino

April 18, 2012
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Mayor Thomas Menino left not a hint of doubt where he stands or how he feels about a casino coming to Boston at Suffolk Downs. With absolutely no ambiguity last week the mayor made public remarks noting that the city welcomes a casino at Suffolk Downs, is working for a casino at Suffolk Downs...
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Obituaries 04-18-2012

April 18, 2012
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Joyce Love Flight Attendant, Realtor, and Paralegal Joyce Susan Love of East Boston died on April 13 surrounded by her loving family after a 10-year battle with breast cancer. She was 54 years old. Born in Boston on April 1, 1958, she was a 1976 graduate of East Boston High School and attended Brandeis...
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$4M Central Square Upgrade Almost Shovel Ready

April 11, 2012
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$4M Central Square Upgrade Almost Shovel Ready

The City of Boston Transportation Department worked out some minor details with the community last week regarding the redevelopment of Central Square. At a community meeting last Tuesday, City of Boston Director of Planning Vineet Gupta said that based on months of community input the City of Boston is comfortable with the design of...
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Antonino Recognized for Heroism at Chelsea Street Fire

April 11, 2012
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Antonino Recognized for Heroism at Chelsea Street Fire

You can usually find Paul Antonino at lunchtime eating at one of his favorite spots in East Boston. Five out of seven days a week Antonino is inside Oliveira’s on Chelsea Street enjoying some Brazilian BBQ. Luckily, two Sundays ago he didn’t deviate from his usual routine. “I took my daughter over there for...
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Mike Curto Follows His Father into Boxing

April 11, 2012
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When East Boston resident Michael Curto steps into the ring for his first amateur bout, the ring announcer won’t have to say his name twice. If you’re a long-time boxing fan in New England, you’ll immediately recognize the name “Curto.” Yes, 17-year-old Michael Curto is the son of former professional boxer and the pride...
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Plane Refueling Spill Fine

April 11, 2012
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A large fine leveled upon a plane refueling company at Logan Airport has given rise to the belief that the fine is connected with the death of the Wood Island clam flats following a spill at the airport in 2010. Massport officials have consistently refused to comment on the spill and its magnitude or...
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EBMHL Heading Towards Championship

April 11, 2012
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Last Tuesday April 3 the remaining four teams in the EBMHL took to the ice for the EBMHL semifinals. After a long and extremely exciting season there stood four remaining teams all wanting one thing, the EBMHL Cup. Game 1 saw the 2nd seed Lightning Express take on the 5th seeded Chiara’s Auto in...
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Obituaries 04-11-2012

April 11, 2012
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Antonetta Massaro Of Florida, formerly of the North End of Boston Antonetta (DePadua) Massaro of Naples, Florida, formerly of the North End of Boston, died on April 2. She was the beloved wife of Frank Massaro. In accordance with Mrs. Massaro’s wishes, arrangements were private and under the personal care of the Ruggiero Family Memorial...
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