Archive for November, 2017

Remember Those in Need

November 25, 2017
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For the vast majority of Americans, Thanksgiving and the holiday season is a joyous time when the abundance that life offers is most apparent in a wealthy nation such as ours. But the sad reality for many of our fellow citizens is that the holiday season brings little, if any, joy. Those who are...
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Happy Thanksgiving

November 25, 2017
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Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday, tracing its roots back almost 400 years to the Pilgrims, long before there was even a thought of a United States of America. Thanksgiving is the ultimate family-centered holiday. It has no religious meaning, no national-celebration connotations, and no required gift-giving. It lacks the commercialism, religiosity, solemnity, and...
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Sports 11-22-2017

November 25, 2017
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East Boston and South Boston meet again on Thanksgiving Day By John Lynds The 99th clash between these two rivals take place on Thanksgiving morning at 9:30 a.m. at venerable White Stadium.  East Boston, led by John Parziale (eighth season) is 5-4.  South Boston, led by first year coach Germain Sattiewhite is 3-6. The...
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Obituaries 11-22-2017

November 25, 2017
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Michael Mandatori Worked at East Boston Neighborhood Health Care Clinic Michael A. Mandatori of Revere died on November 15 at Beth Israel Hospital. He was 86 years old. A US Army veteran of the Korean War, after many years of self employment, Michael was employed at the East Boston Neighborhood Health Care Clinic. Born...
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A Rising Star:Lydia Edwards Ready to Lead as East Boston’s City Councilor

November 16, 2017
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A Rising Star:Lydia Edwards Ready to Lead as East Boston’s City Councilor

By Cary Shuman Even before Lydia Edwards completed her outstanding campaign with an impressive victory in the district council election for East Boston, Charlestown, and the North End, political observers were recognizing her potential, saying that she was a rising star on the Boston political scene. In 2015, Boston Globe Magazine tabbed Edwards for...
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EBNHC Helps with Puerto Rico Relief Efforts

November 16, 2017
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EBNHC Helps with Puerto Rico Relief Efforts

By John Lynds With a good amount of the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s staff hailing from Puerto Rico, it came as no surprise after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. Caribbean Island staffers at the health center felt powerless and wanted to find a way, anyway to help. “We immediately had staff members asking...
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Four-Alarm Fire Rips Through Eastie Warehouse

November 16, 2017
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By John Lynds A four-alarm blaze ripped through an old warehouse just outside of Central Square on Border Street Saturday night, injuring one firefighter. The fire began at 6 p.m. when the Boston Fire Department responded to smoke and flames on the roof of the building at 170 Border St., a large three story...
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A Look at Lydia Edwards District 1 City Council Win

November 16, 2017
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By John Lynds At Kelley Square Pub in East Boston on election night last Tuesday, Lydia Edwards stood on a chair in the middle of the dinning room and declared her historic win as the first woman of color to be elected to the District 1 City Council seat a ‘mandate’. Edwards edged out...
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ICA Watershed in Eastie Announces Inaugural Exhibition

November 16, 2017
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By John Lynds It may be a ways away but there’s already excitement and buzz surrounding the ICA’s (Institute of Contemporary Art) first exhibition at the institute’s planned second location on East Boston’s waterfront. The ICA will take a formerly condemned industrial warehouse across from K.O. Pies at the Boston Shipyard and Marina on...
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HYM Files Letter of Intent with BPDA

November 16, 2017
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By John Lynds At Monday night’s Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association meeting HYM Investment Group LLC’s  principal Thomas O’Brien announced that his group, which purchased the 161-acre Suffolk Downs Racetrack site in the spring, has filed its Letter of Intent with the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA). O’Brien said his group plans to file...
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