Archive for January, 2018

Don’t Judge the Eastie Aquajets by their Record

January 25, 2018
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The East Boston High School swim team has had a tough season record wise.  They currently stand at 0-7.  The Aquajets lost a lot of close meets this season but not because of a lack of effort by this young group of talented swimmers.  The Aquajets do not have the numbers they had last...
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Local Students Receive Academic Achievements

January 25, 2018
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Local students named to Curry College Dean’s List Curry College is proud to announce that the following area students were named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2017 semester: Gianna Beshere of Winthrop John Conway of Boston Renata Pinto of East Boston Cassandra Quinones of East Boston Stephanie Rizzo of Boston Carmen Rugamas...
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KO Pies Drops Off Money Raised During Hipster Olympics to McKay School

January 25, 2018
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By John Lynds For two years the Donald McKay School in East Boston has partnered with KO Pies at the Boston Shipyard and Marina on Marginal Street to host a fun-filled event that raises money for the school. Back on Nov. 4 the school’s staff and community supporters headed down to KO Pies to...
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Police Briefs 01-24-2018

January 25, 2018
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District Seven Police Report January 14, 2018 Around 3:30 am in the area of Montmorenci Avenue a white female with an address in East Boston was arrested and charged with Domestic Assault and Battery. Around 5:50 am in the area of 268 Bremen Street a white male with an address in the North End...
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Letter to the Editor

January 25, 2018
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This one ain’t working To the Editor, As I read the page one story ( Rep. Madaro blasts Trump administration for ending temporary status for Salvadorians, East Boston Times,  January 10),I had mixed feelings over the plight of my Salvadorian neighbors living in this community. However, previous presidents granted these immigrants fleeing dictatorships or...
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Energy Companies Have Helped Texas, and the Nation, Recover from Harvey

January 25, 2018
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By Andrew Langer Hurricane Harvey dumped enough rain on Texas to fill the entire Chesapeake Bay. Widespread flooding caused an estimated $190 billion in damage, meaning Harvey could be the most expensive storm in American history. The hurricane hit the energy sector particularly hard. Over a dozen oil refineries along the Gulf Coast shut...
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Have We Hit Bottom Yet?

January 25, 2018
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In the early 1960s, there was an iconic TV commercial for the long-defunct National Airlines (which merged into Pan American in 1980) with the tagline, spoken by the pert, blonde stewardess, “Is this any way to run an airline? You bet it is!” Soon enough, that tagline took on an ironic twist in popular...
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Support the Annual Taste of Eastie

January 25, 2018
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On Thursday night over 300 residents will descend upon the Logan Airport Hilton to take part in the annual Taste of Eastie–a yearly event that many see as one of the neighborhood’s signature gatherings. For decades Eastie has been a food haven with old classics like Rino’s, Santarpio’s Pizza, Javelli’s, Jalisco, Angela’s Cafe and...
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Obituaries 01-24-2018

January 25, 2018
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Nicholas ‘Nick the Greek’ Gregory Beloved husband and father Nicholas L “Nick the Greek” Gregory died peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Jan. 13. He was the beloved husband for over 46 years of Barbara (Cortese) Gregory, devoted father of Nicholas Gregory and his wife, Jennifer and Dana Gobbi; dear brother of Ernest, John and...
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Massport Opens Children’s Literature Exhibit at Terminal C

January 20, 2018
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Massport Opens Children’s Literature Exhibit at Terminal C

By John Lynds Last Wednesday at the opening of a new exhibit inside Logan Airport’s Terminal C that celebrates children’s literature and some of the most prominent children’s literature authors, Massachusetts resident and author Jeff Kinney told a group of second and third graders from the James Otis Elementary School to never give up...
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