Month: January 2016

BPS to Face $50 Million Deficit

In a letter to parents last week, Boston Public School Superintendent Tommy Chang said the school department will face a $50 million deficiet and some schools in the area will face cuts. Chang said BPS is facing a nearly $30…

Community News Briefs

Semister in Spain East Boston resident Estevan Puerta spent the Fall 2015 semester at Antonio de Nebrija University, Madrid in Spain. A member of the Class of 2016 at Stonehill College, Puerta is majoring in Management. Stonehill is a selective…

The Weather

Maybe we are getting old or maybe we were just spoiled. But the last few days have brought us back to reality that winter has come with a vengenance. Walking on the streets with the wind and patches of ice…

Obituaries 01-20-2016

Anna Odierno Of Peabody, formerly of East Boston Anna J. (Delia) Odierno of Peabody, formerly of East Boston, passed away peacefully on January 12. She was the beloved wife of the late Frank; devoted mother of Frank and his former…

‘Divercity’ and Sting

DiverCity, a group of students from East Boston’s ZUMIX is on a roll! ¬†Two incredible gigs as of late, opening up for Grammy Award winning artist Sting at the recent Lenny Zakim Funds 20th Anniversary celebration and opening at this…

Hard Fought

The Charlestown-East Boston rivalry game took place on Friday night, Jan. 8, at Charlestown High and was as exciting as it was in previous years. The cross-harbor battle this year went to Charlestown, 60-53, in a hard fought contest. Here,…