Archive for April, 2018

Boston Parks Department Awarded TD Green Streets Urban Forestry Grant

April 13, 2018
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TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, and the Arbor Day Foundation announced that the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will receive a $20,000 TD Green Streets grant that will be used to increase the tree canopy in dense urban neighborhoods of Boston while also increasing resident access to natural spaces. Boston was one of...
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Award Winning Children’s Author and Magician to Perform at the East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library on April 17

April 13, 2018
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On April 17, former East Boston resident Jed Doherty, known throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico as the magician Jedlie, will return to the East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library to present a free magic show. The show will begin at 2 p.m. and is open to the public. Admission is free....
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Two Massachusetts Moms say No to College Debt for Kids

April 13, 2018
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Last summer two friends were chatting about how expensive college tuition is these days and the impending mounds of debt their collective six kids were most likely going to be faced with. The conversation continued and one of the moms shared that she happened to be in the audience when Major Nippy Betz gave...
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Community News Briefs

April 13, 2018
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MBTA offering special pass on Patriots’ Day For Patriots’ Day, Monday, April 16, the MBTA is again this year offering a special $20 all-day pass for the Framingham/Worcester Commuter Rail Line, which runs parallel to the Boston Marathon route. Unlimited travel up and down the Marathon route for one flat rate is available for...
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Number of Activities are Being Planned for ‘One Boston Day’ April 15

April 13, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced ways to get involved on April 15, to honor Boston’s resilience, generosity, and strength, for the fourth annual “One Boston Day.” The day serves as an opportunity to recognize the good in our community, celebrate one another, and reflect on the spirit and resilience of the people of Boston...
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Walsh Announces Summer SuperTeens Program at Boston Centers for Youth & Families

April 13, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the start of enrollment for the Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) summer SuperTeens Program. Youth ages 13-14 in the SuperTeens program will have the opportunity to attend weekly leadership development workshops, gain work experience in BCYF community centers and participate in field trips to Boston’s arts and...
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Free Parents Forum Workshop April 28

April 13, 2018
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Parents and interested community leaders are invited to a free Parents Forum workshop on Saturday, April 28th, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Winthrop Public Library, 2 Metcalf Square, Winthrop. The workshop, with a light lunch provided, is presented with support from DeMoulas Market Basket and Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation. Cosponsors are Speaker Robert A....
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Geneva Street Project Pitched

April 13, 2018
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The proposal by Joel DeLuca to tear down a former automotive storage facility at 29-30 Geneva St. and replace it with six-story, 32-unit condo development has some longtime Geneva Street residents welcoming the proposal as something that may start a rebirth on the long-neglected street.. The 8,000 sq. ft. lot would also include 15...
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Police Briefs 04-11-2018

April 13, 2018
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District Seven Police Report April 1, 2018 Around 02:50 a.m. in the area of Bennington & Prescott Street a 40-year-old white Hispanic male with an address in Everett, Ma was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of Alcohol. Around 09:30 a.m. in the area of 210 Border Street a...
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Letter to the Editor

April 13, 2018
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Thank you to East Boston Residents that came to the aid of one of their own! Dear Editor: On April 3, at 6 p.m. one of our beloved members of the Kiwanian Club of East Boston fell and injured herself on her way to our meeting.  Falling on the sidewalk just steps away from...
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