Archive for May, 2013

A Focus on Local Jobs in New Mass Industry

May 9, 2013
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As host cities to a gaming applicant, our focus has always been clear: hiring locally is a mayoral priority.  Over the past several weeks, we have worked together to outline an aggressive approach that will secure local job opportunities within both the East Boston and Revere host communities. For 78 years Suffolk Downs has...
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LaMattina and Parks

May 9, 2013
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Year after year Eastie’s parks are in the city’s five-year capital improvement budget. However, each year it seems its harder and harder to finish projects like Memorial Stadium and American Legion Playground and get them over the goal line. Now with even more park systems coming on line like the Greenway Connector, the city...
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The Ultimate Honor: East Boston Coach Bob Anthony is Inducted in to State Hockey Coaches Hall of Fame

May 9, 2013
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Bob Anthony has been a coach in the East Boston High School hockey program for 17 years, 13 as head coach. And as State Hockey Coaches Association executive secretary Charlie Driscoll told the gathering at the Hall of Fame Dinner, Bob Anthony has done it “with class.” Driscoll praised Anthony for his community service...
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Obituaries 05-08-2013

May 9, 2013
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Marie Rose DiLorenzo Of Lynn, formerly of East Boston Marie Rose DiLorenzo of Lynn died on May 2 at Salem Hospital with her family at her side after a long illness. She was 77 years old. Born and raised in East Boston, the daughter of the late Grover DiLorenzo and the late Michelena (Fontana)...
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Going Strong at 165 Years: East Boston Savings Starts 165th Year of Serving Community

May 1, 2013
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Going Strong at 165 Years: East Boston Savings Starts 165th Year of Serving Community

Last Friday the East Boston Savings Bank celebrated 165 years in business with neighborhood-wide celebrations at all bank branches in Eastie. The events included promotions, raffle and a IPad give-a-way. “East Boston Savings Bank owes its success over the past 165 years to the exceptional loyalty of our customers and the hard work of...
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Walk for Music Zumix Style

May 1, 2013
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Walk for Music Zumix Style

Over 200 participants, parents, staff, and supporters marched with Zumix in the two-mile walk around the Fenway area Sunday as part of the annual Walk for Music fundraiser.
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Carol Johnson Gets Mixed Reviews in Leading Local Schools

May 1, 2013
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She was a figure criticized by some in East Boston for her decision to close schools and hailed by others for helping revamp the student assignment process and improve school performance. Last week, Boston School Superintendent Dr. Carol Johnson announced her plans to retire after a six-year tenure in Boston. Johnson, who recently lost...
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“Wounded Vet Ride” Draws 3,500 Cyclists

May 1, 2013
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Over 3,500 motorcycles made their way through East Boston Saturday as part of the 3rd Annual ‘Wounded Vet Ride’ to raise money to for three local veterans wounded in combat overseas. This year’s event followed a 40-mile route along the North Shore, down Bennington Street in Eastie and ended at Suffolk Downs Racetrack with...
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Students Learn About Their Environment

May 1, 2013
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Last year, Massport and Radio Disney partnered with several East Boston Public Schools to bring environmental awareness to third grade students in the neighborhood. As part of the program Massport challenged the students in each 3rd grade class in participating schools to participate in a bottle cap recycling program as a way to shape...
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East Boston Shines

May 1, 2013
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The East Boston Times would like to thank the hundreds of volunteers that took time Saturday to participate in this year’s East Boston’s Boston Shines neighborhood cleanup. The weather was good which led to more people helping out this year. From Belle Isle March to Jeffries Point, residents spent most of the day cleaning...
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