Archive for February, 2017

Albert ‘Buddy’ Mangini Sworn in as New Chamber President

February 10, 2017
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Albert ‘Buddy’ Mangini Sworn in as New Chamber President

By John Lynds In front of a packed crowd at the Hilton Garden Inn  last Thursday, longtime neighborhood civic leader, Albert ‘Buddy’ Mangini, was administered the oath of office by Rep. Adrian Madaro to become the East Boston Chamber of Commerce’s president for the next two years. After taking the oath Mangini addressed Chamber...
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Mayor Walsh,Cardinal O’Malley Stand with East Boston’s Immigrant Population

February 10, 2017
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Mayor Walsh,Cardinal O’Malley Stand with East Boston’s Immigrant Population

By John Lynds During a special Mass on Sunday at the Most Holy Redeemer Church on Maverick Street, Mayor Martin Walsh joined Boston Archdiocese Archbishop Cardinal Sean O’Malley and other city officials to stand in solidarity with Eastie’s immigrant population. The Holy Redeemer Church and parish serves hundreds of Latinos in Eastie and following...
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Clippership Wharf Project gets State Chapter 91 License

February 10, 2017
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By John Lynds The developer of one of East Boston’s most anticipated waterfront projects received state approval and was awarded a Chapter 91 license last week. All waterfront projects in Massachusetts need to go through a Chapter 91 review MassDEP to ensure protection and promotion of public use of its tidelands and other waterways....
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Congratulations,New England Patriots!

February 10, 2017
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We join the entire New England region in congratulating the New England Patriots on winning Super Bowl LI in what many are calling the greatest triumph in Boston sports history. This historic moment reaffirmed that the New England Patriots under coach Bill Belichick never give up and play as a team at all times...
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Obituaries 02-08-2017

February 10, 2017
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William “Billy” Martino Member of Pipe Fitters Local 537 and St. Mary’s Men’s Club William R. “Billy” Martino of Ft. Myers, Florida, formerly of East Boston, died on January 28 at the age of 73 after a courageous battle with cancer. Billy was a 50-year member of Pipe Fitters Local 537, a US Navy...
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Patriots Parade 2017

February 8, 2017
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Patriots Parade 2017

Patriots Victory Parade, photos by Joseph Prezioso and Katy Rogers.
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Alighieri School Partners with Boston Ballet

February 3, 2017
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Alighieri School Partners with Boston Ballet

Dante Alighieri Montessori School student completes a graceful ballet jump during his class taught by Boston Ballet instructors. Mayor Martin Walsh was on hand to view the class and successful partnership between the school and the Boston Ballet.
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Mayor Walsh Visits With Eastie Seniors

February 3, 2017
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Mayor Walsh Visits With Eastie Seniors

Mayor Martin Walsh greets seniors at the East Boston Social Centers last Thursday during a visit to thier senior luncheon.
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Fire Destroys Home on Lexington Street

February 3, 2017
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Fire Destroys Home on Lexington Street

By John Lynds A morning fire on Sunday caused by an electrical short circuit in the attic at a Lexington Street residence left 11 adults and one girl homeless. Boston firefighters responded to 149 Lexington St. shortly before 11:30 a.m. Sunday morning. When firefighters arrived the two-and-half-story, four-unit building had smoke billowing from the...
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Protesters Descend on Logan Airport after Trump’s Executive Order

February 3, 2017
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Protesters Descend on Logan Airport after Trump’s Executive Order

By John Lynds Loudly chanting slogans like “Let Them In” and “This is What Democracy Looks Like” hundreds of protesters, including dozens of East Boston residents, descended upon Logan International Airport’s Terminal E Saturday night to protest President Donald Trump’s executive order suspending the U.S. refugee program as well as the temporary banned entry...
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