Archive for October, 2015

Boston City Council Election 2015:Flaherty Looks to Schools, Development as Key Issues in Boston

October 22, 2015
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Boston City Council Election 2015:Flaherty Looks to Schools, Development as Key Issues in Boston

By Seth Daniel When Councilor Michael Flaherty walks the streets of Boston’s neighborhoods, whether Charlestown, Beacon Hill, Eastie or Jamaica Plain, he said he often encounters folks he’s known for years. It goes with having grown up in South Boston and worked in Boston all his adult life. Perhaps he coached their kids in...
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Walk for Peace:East Boston’s Elected Officials Joined the Boston Police Department’s Top Brass to Show Support for Safe Communities

October 22, 2015
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Walk for Peace:East Boston’s Elected Officials Joined the Boston Police Department’s Top Brass to Show Support for Safe Communities

With the murders of two teenagers in East Boston last month still fresh in everyone’s mind, East Boston’s elected officials joined the Boston Police Department’s top brass to hold a ‘Walk for Peace:’ in the neighborhood last week. Last Thursday, Commissioner William Evans was joined by City Councilor Sal LaMattina and Rep. Adrian Madaro...
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Greenway Extension Nears Completion

October 22, 2015
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Greenway Extension Nears Completion

On a drizzly Friday morning City Councilor Sal LaMattina met Neighborhood of Affordable Housing’s (NOAH) Community Building and Environment Department Chris Marchi to tour the final stretch of the long-awaited East Boston Greenway Extension. The final section being completed by the City of Boston will connect the Massport section near Wood Island Marsh completed...
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Mayor Walsh Seeks to Help East Boston Motorists

October 22, 2015
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Anyone who lives in East Boston – or anywhere in Boston for that matter – knows that vehicular traffic is a problem and clogged intersections will increase the time of a daily commute. Mayor Martin J. Walsh is trying to help improve the flow of vehicles through our streets with two recently announced initiatives....
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Obituaries 10-21-2015

October 22, 2015
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John Giberti Of East Boston, formerly of Revere John Giberti of East Boston, formerly of Revere, passed away October 11 at Mass General Hospital. He was 63 years old. He is survived by his sons Neal Giberti of Vermont and Jason Giberti (Medeia Cohan) of London, England, his grandson, Locklan Giberti; his brothers, Richard...
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Boston City Council Election 2015:Range of Experience Will Prepare Essaibi George for Council

October 16, 2015
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Boston City Council Election 2015:Range of Experience Will Prepare Essaibi George for Council

By Seth Daniel City Council candidate Annissa Essaibi George is the one person in this year’s City Council at-large race that is on the outside looking in, but her generational roots in the City and vast experience – from being a high school teacher to owning a small business – puts her on the...
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New Program Starts at East Boston High

October 15, 2015
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The new East Boston High School education program that came under attack by the state’s Republican Party will be up and running very soon according to Headmaster Phil Brangiforte. “We are excited to have this new and innovative program up here at the High School and we are meeting with its organizers to begin...
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First-Ever ‘Disco Soup’ Event Highlights Food Waste Prevention

October 15, 2015
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An event that was born in Europe to highlight just how much food humans waste will be landing in East Boston next month. On Sunday, November 8 at 5 p.m. at the Ashley Street YMCA Test Kitchen Eastie will host Boston’s first ever ‘Disco Soup’ event. “It’s called “Disco Soup”–a dinner and dance party...
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NOAH Looks to Improve Small Squares in Eastie

October 15, 2015
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NOAH Looks to Improve Small Squares in Eastie

Standing at the intersection of Bennington, Marion and London Streets Director of the Neighborhood of Affordable Housing’s (NOAH) Community Building and Environment Department Chris Marchi asks if anyone know where Clark Square is? “Here’s a hint, it’s 200 feet long, 115 feet wide, it’s in Eagle Hill and you’re standing in it,” said Marchi...
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Mayor Walsh Asks: What Should Boston’s Transportation Future Be?

October 15, 2015
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that Go Boston 2030 – the City’s Transportation Planning Initiative – reached a major milestone, as the project moves from setting a vision for the City to identifying specific actions.  As part of this announcement, the City released a draft transportation vision for the city, developed by the...
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