Month: May 2015

Obituaries 05-27-2015

Oscar Forlani Owner of Oscar Woodworking Oscar Forlani of Swampscott, formerly of East Boston, passed away on May 21. Mr. Forlani was the owner/proprietor of Oscar Woodworking having opened his business in 1961. He provided East Boston and the surrounding…

Walk for Music

This year’s Walk for Music kicked off Sunday, May 17 at the Zumix Firehouse on Sunday. Zumix participants joined over 250 community¬†members for the 2-mile walk to support its award-winning music and youth empowerment programs.

Eviction Causes Stir in Maverick

The Boston organization that fights for, among other things, tenants rights descended on East Boston last week to protest evictions in the neighborhood. While the group said it was protesting developers coming into the neighborhood to force people out through…

Police Briefs 05-21-2015

Sunday, 5/3 Marco Sosa, 926 Winthrop Ave., Revere, was arrested for possessing Class B drug, cocaine, etc. Monday, 5/4 Dario Jiminez, 93 Orleans St., East Boston, was arrested for assault and battery. Francisco Ocasio, 50 President St., Lynn, was arrested…

Enjoy a Safe Holiday Weekend

Memorial Day weekend marks the traditional start of the summer season, bringing with it the anticipation of sunshine and warmth, of vacations, and of time spent with family and friends. So we ask our readers to stop right now —…