Archive for April, 2013

PPSC Opens Registration for 2013 Youth Program

April 4, 2013
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The East Boston Piers Park Sailing Center (PPSC) has opened  registration for Eastie residents for the 2013 Youth Development Program at the Sailing Center. The program includes sailing, environmental science, leadership training and is part of the Summer Food Service Project in partnership with the East Boston YMCA. Surprisingly, despite being a free program...
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Obituaries 04-03-2013

April 4, 2013
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Helga ‘Daisy’ Corbosiero Worked at Black Falcon Pier in South Boston Helga E. ‘Daisy’(Pfeiffer) Corbosiero of Winthrop died on March 27. Mrs. Corbosiero worked in customer service at  Black Falcon Pier in South Boston. She was the beloved wife of the late Paul Corbosiero; beloved mother of Cindy Rossino and her husband, Lou of...
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Eastie Landmark Lights the Skies Again

April 1, 2013
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Eastie Landmark Lights the Skies Again

Recently, East Boston resident John Zirpolo was driving by the iconic Cross that sits on the western slope of Orient Heights hill. For decades the Cross was an Eastie landmark beckoning motorists below to visit the historic Madonna Shrine on Orient Avenue. For Eastie residents it was a navigation point when giving directions to...
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Massport Appoints Community Liason

April 1, 2013
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Massport Appoints Community Liason

In the love-hate relationship between East Boston and Massport, the Port Authority s community relations department has been the whipping boy and has long borne the brunt of community angst and distrust. In 1987, Massport s Tom Butler emerged as a likeable fixture at community meeting with the uncanny ability to disarm a crowd...
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Local Court Ready For ‘Mock Trial’

April 1, 2013
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Beginning in April the East Boston District Court will kick off a month long program with local schools from Eastie and Winthrop that will culminate in the annual Mock Trial and Law Day celebration on May 1. All grades from grades K1 to 12th grade from schools in East Boston and Winthrop will be involved...
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Is There an Alternative?

April 1, 2013
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The meeting by the State Department of Transportation on the ethanol trains coming into our community using the existing commuter rails, certainly was not what the many residents and officials wanted to hear. The state officials basically said that there is very little to be done to stop the project. We know that we...
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Police Briefs 04-01-2013

April 1, 2013
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March 17 A white male from East Boston was arrested and charged with domestic assault. March 18 Derren Molina of 51 Heard Street, Chelsea was arrested on an outstanding warrant for murder. Claudio Correia of 191 Faywood Avenue, East Boston was arrested on two outstanding warrants for assault & battery and larceny. March 19 No Arrest. March...
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Lightning Express Jumps Out To Early Lead in EBMHL Series

April 1, 2013
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With starting goaltender Tony Dandrea sidelined with a groin injury, Milanos s Deli called upon Mario Long to man the pipes in the opening matchup of the best 2 out of 3 EBMHL Championship Seris that kicked off last Tuesday at the Porazzo Rink in East Boston. Poised to take out an opponent that...
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Obituaries 04-01-2013

April 1, 2013
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Robert Scopa Late Proprietor of Chatham Food Mart of Lynn Robert A. Scopa of East Boston died on March 23 after a long illness. The late proprietor of Chatham Food Mart of Lynn, he was the beloved husband of Anna Marie (Venti) Scopa; loving father of Stephanie Scopa of East Boston; dear brother of...
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