Archive for May, 2014

Observe Memorial Day

May 20, 2014
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Memorial Day weekend is quickly approaching.  For many residents, this weekend symbolizes the beginning of the summer.  There will be a day off from work or school.  There will be cookouts and celebrations.  There will be a respite from our harried schedules of work and life with our children. However, Memorial Day has a...
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Knights Take Bite out of Maddogs

May 20, 2014
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The East Boston Knights traveled to Malden to take on the Malden Maddogs at Maplewood Park. Toeing the rubber for the Knights newly acquired pitcher Brad Monroe who was matched up against Brad McLean. Monroe started off strong with a 1-2-3 first inning before allowing a 4 spot in the 2nd inning on some...
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Obituaries 05-21-2014

May 20, 2014
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Peter DiTomasso Of East Boston Peter DiTomasso of East Boston died on May 16. He was in his 92nd year. The loving son of the late Justino and Maria (Pelusi) DiTomasso, he was the dear brother of Helen Coglini and Mary Bikowski, both of Revere and the late Santo, Domenic, Antonio and Frances DiTomasso,...
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Celebrating Mothers’ Day — Eastie Style

May 13, 2014
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Celebrating Mothers’ Day — Eastie Style

Sabina Taylor (left) of East Boston and Mayor Martin Walsh dance during the Golden Age Club Mother’s Day Celebration held last Wednesday at Spinelli’s in Day Square.
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MGC Rules Eastie Is Not a Host Site

May 13, 2014
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Last Thursday the Massachusetts Gaming Commission rejected the City of Boston’s petition to be considered a ‘Host Community,’ which would have entitled the city to a ward-only vote and a more lucrative community agreement. While the city argued that both the Mohegan Sun proposal in Revere adjacent to the Suffolk Downs Racetrack in East...
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USS Salem’s New Home Is East Boston

May 13, 2014
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Built in the Quincy shipyard in the 1940s, the USS Salem has been docked at an MBTA owned Quincy pier since the mid-1990s. However, the pier has long fallen into disrepair and was in need of major upgrades. In September the MBTA notified Michael Condon, executive director of the nonprofit that owns the USS...
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Renovations Begin on Tunnel Vent Building

May 13, 2014
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The $6 million project to re-brick the Callahan Tunnel Vent Building here in East Boston is underway and will take a year and a half to complete. At a meeting Monday night, MassDOT’s John Romano said from a construction standpoint the project is very simple and should be completed by spring 2015. “What we...
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Support EBNHC’s ‘Art of Healing’ on June 5

May 13, 2014
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Last year the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) hosted an innovative fundraiser to celebrate the Health Center’s mission and the healing impact of art at its 20 Maverick Square location. Inside its Maverick Square location, EBNHC incorporated a wide array of vibrant and therapeutic pieces by local artists. Some pieces were auctioned off...
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Knights Drop Astros in YBL Opener

May 13, 2014
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The East Boston Knights are back in action in the Yawkey Basball League. They opened up the season on a beautiful sunny day in the South End vs the Astros. The Knights came out fired up for the opening day and did not disappoint. They started the attack in the first inning as newcomer...
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Obituaries 05-14-2014

May 13, 2014
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Sherry Lynn Segal Of East Boston Sherry Lynn Segal of East Boston died on May 11. She was the loving mother of Ashley Mosely of Saugus; beloved daughter of Maria (Johnson) of Georgia and Phillip and his wife, Laura of Wakefield; dear sister of Melanie. Shayna, Dennis and Andrew and is also survived by...
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