Archive for December, 2012

OHRC Will Be Named After Marty Pino in Jan

December 20, 2012
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The Mayor’s Office has announced it has set a date to rename the Orient Heights Recreational Center (OHRC) in honor of the late Marty Pino. In a statement released this week Menino and Executive Director of Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) Daphne Griffin, said during a ceremony scheduled for Friday, January 18...
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PPSC Gets Added Help from USOC

December 20, 2012
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Being one of the few sailing programs in the nation that can lay claim to once having an Olympic gold medalist on staff, the Piers Park Sailing Center (PPSC) in East Boston will be getting help from the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) this coming year. The U.S. Paralympics, a division of the USOC, announced...
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Suffolk Downs and Citi Center Team Up For Entertainment at Proposed Casino

December 20, 2012
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A new partnership between Suffolk Downs/Caesars Entertainment and the Citi Performing Arts Center may have widespread benefits for local performing arts groups like Zumix in East Boston should Suffolk Downs attain a casino license. Suffolk Downs/Caesars Entertainment and the Citi Performing Arts Center entered into an agreement Tuesday giving the Citi Center a key...
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A Mobile City Hall

December 20, 2012
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For many residents living in neighborhoods like East Boston, West Roxbury or Dorchester getting to City Hall to accomplish a basic service like obtaining a birth certificate can turn into a multiple hours long task.   This is even before the start of the renovations to the Government Center MBTA stop that will be closed...
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Outrage at Newtown

December 20, 2012
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In the morning and early afternoon hours of last Friday, virtually every parent looked at their children – whether those children were young or old – and felt the terror that parents in Newtown felt. It was too easy to imagine the screams of little six-year-old children facing down the real “monster under the...
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Police Briefs 12-19-2012

December 20, 2012
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December 3rd 2012 A white non-Hispanic male was arrested and charged with domestic assault. Orlando Crespo of 119 Congress Avenue, Chelsea was arrested and charged with possession of Class A drugs. Gerry Mondou of 83 Watts Street, Chelsea was arrested and charged with possession of Class C & E drugs and assault & battery...
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Red Sox and Wally Help in Annual Toys for Tickets

December 20, 2012
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The Boston Red Sox and Wally the Green Monster lent a helping hand to the City of Boston’s annual Toys for Tickets campaign, doing their part to put smiles on the faces of local children – and Boston drivers – this holiday season. Wally the Green Monster reported to work at the parking ticket...
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Obituaries 12-19-2012

December 20, 2012
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Guido ‘Bill’ Lombardi GE Retiree Guildo “Bill” Lombardi of Revere, formerly of Saugus, died on December 13 surrounded by his family at his home. He was 94 years old. The husband of the late Carmella (Rizzo) Lombardi, he was born and raised in East Boston, the son of the late Pedro and Maddalena Lombardi....
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After 3 Years, Dearaujo Leaving as Mayor’s Liason

December 12, 2012
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After 3 Years, Dearaujo Leaving as Mayor’s Liason

Nearly three years after becoming Mayor Thomas Menino’s liaison in East Boston, Ernani DeAraujo has announced he is leaving his post at the end of the month. “After three extraordinary years of serving our community and our Mayor, I am leaving my role as your Liaison at year end,” said DeAraujo. “There will be...
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Officials Unveil Plans for Rehab of American Legion Playground

December 12, 2012
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The City of Boston Parks Department held its first meeting to discuss the rehabilitation plans for American Legion Playground last Tuesday night. While some are excited over the prospect of getting a newly renovated field at the historic baseball diamond, others seemed miffed that the city wants to design a multiuse space that includes...
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