Archive for April, 2018

State says Suffolk Downs Phase I Section Has Public Benefits

April 27, 2018
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In February, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew Beaton issued a waiver to allow HYM Investment Group, LLC to proceed to permitting of Phase I of the Suffolk Downs project prior to completion of the Draft ElR (DEIR) and Final EIR (FEIR) for the remaining development. Last week, Secretary Beaton further...
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ZBA Reverses Landmarks Commission’s Two-Year Moratorium for Maverick Street Project

April 27, 2018
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On Tuesday the Boston Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) voted unanimously to reverse a previous Boston Landmarks Commission ruling that placed a two-year moratorium on a Maverick Street development project. The ZBA ruled that Landmarks Commission erred in its determination to impose the two-year moratorium on the project under Article 85 of the Boston...
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Community News Briefs

April 27, 2018
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Paul Pingaro Scholarship applications now available Applications are now available for the Paul Pingaro Scholarship at The Martin Pino Center. Thanks to a generous donation from the Salvator and Maria Pizzi Foundation, we will now give out two $1000.00 Scholarships this year. Eligibility requirements for Applicants are as follows: Applicant must be a resident...
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Police Briefs 04-25-2018

April 27, 2018
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District Seven Police Report April 15, 2018 Around 11:00 pm in the area of 800 Border Street a 19-year-old White Hispanic Male with an address in Quincy Ma, was arrested and charged with Unlawfully Carrying of a Dangerous Weapon (Knife).   April 16, 2018 No Arrest/No Incidents to Report.   April 17, 2018 Around...
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Infrastructure Necessary for Energy Independence

April 27, 2018
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President Trump recently declared, “we are now an exporter of energy to the world.”  Yet due to shortages this winter, Boston was forced to import Russian natural gas to ensure people had the fuel they need to heat their homes. President Trump is right. Right now, American oil and gas output is 50 percent...
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Barbara Bush

April 27, 2018
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Barbara Bush, who passed away last week at the age of 92, was both a throwback to a time when a woman was expected to sacrifice her career for her husband and family and a trailblazer for the manner in which she led the life she chose. Mrs. Bush, who was the only woman,...
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The Mosca Club Regains the East Boston Men’s Hockey League Title

April 27, 2018
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The 2017/2018 Mosca Club Hockey Team for the second time became the EBMHL Champions, capping off a surprise ending to a very crazy season.  Many obstacles were laid in the way of a successful season, the schedule for one. There were many games that were played after 10 p.m., making it a very long...
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Obituaries 04-25-2018

April 27, 2018
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Mary DeGruttola Grandmother of Revere Mayor Brian Arrigo and former member of the Patriots Civic Club Mary (Grasso) DeGruttola, who lived nearly her entire life on Dolphin Avenue in Revere, died on April 18 at the West Revere Health Center. She was 95 years old. A former member of the Patriots Civic Club, she...
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Boston East Opens:25 Percent of Available Units Already Leased

April 21, 2018
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Boston East Opens:25 Percent of Available Units Already Leased

The highly anticipated East Boston waterfront development project has officially opened, and 25 percent of the property’s 200 units are already leased. Following several delays and the economic downturn in 2008 there was a level of uncertainty in the community for several years for the East Boston Community Development Corporation (CDC) owned the development...
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Jack Kelly Climbs to Mount Everest

April 21, 2018
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Jack Kelly Climbs to Mount Everest

There was a time in Jack Kelly’s life were he was stripped of everything. There were no creature comforts, no bed to sleep in and only a crippling heroin addiction that left him homeless. “When I first got sober back when I was 22 years old, I was living in a homeless shelter for...
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