Archive for August, 2018

East Boston Democrats Endorse U.S. Rep Michael Capuano for Congress

August 16, 2018
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East Boston Democrats Endorse U.S. Rep Michael Capuano for Congress

On Sunday at Angela’s Cafe in Orient Heights local leaders in the Democratic Party in East Boston joined with U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano for an informal breakfast to discuss the race, current topics and offer their support to the incumbent congressman reelection bid. State Rep. Adrian Madaro, Sen. Joseph Boncore, former State Rep. Carlo...
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Commissioner Gross Makes First Public Appearance in Eastie

August 16, 2018
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Commissioner Gross Makes First Public Appearance in Eastie

At last Tuesday’s annual National Night Out celebration at LoPresti Park Boston Police Commissioner William Gross made his first public appearance in East Boston since being sworn in by Mayor Martin Walsh. Walsh, who introduced Gross last Tuesday in Eastie, said the new Commissioner is no stranger to the neighborhood and has ‘hit the...
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A.P. Dental Offers Laser and Cosmetic Fills

August 16, 2018
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A.P. Dental Offers Laser and Cosmetic Fills

Since Dr. Anya Pukhovitskaya DMD opened A.P. Dental & Laser Center this spring, patients have been referring her practice to family and neighbors. Dr. Pukhovitskaya, whose mother has been helping her decorate her Central Square offices into serene spaces, is happy that the patients trust her with their care. “Business has been really good,”...
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Frustrated Elected Officials Call for Another MassDot Meeting Regarding Traffic

August 16, 2018
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Frustrated Elected Officials Call for Another MassDot Meeting Regarding Traffic

Since MassDOT took down the Sumner Tunnel toll booths as part the All Electronic Tolling (AET) project and reopening the plaza to vehicular traffic in May 2017, resident have endured a traffic nightmare. The road reconfigurations have led to long queues entering the tunnel and backups that extend out into neighborhood side streets. It’s...
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JPNA Approves Three Projects

August 16, 2018
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At Monday’s night’s Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association meeting, members voted in favor of three development projects. First, the group voted in 27 to 5 in favor of the development project at 9-15 Webster Ave. This project plans to renovate the existing row houses at 11 and 15 Webster Ave, creating two two-bedroom condominiums in...
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Dr James Taylor, Founding Member of the EBNHC, Dies

August 16, 2018
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Dr. James Taylor, M.D., who was a revered and respected figure in the healthcare field both in East Boston and nationally, has died. Dr. Taylor, who dedicated over 40 years to the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) in the role of Chief Medical Officer (CMO) before his retirement in 2011, died in Brookline...
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Milano’s Deli Reopens

August 16, 2018
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For 13 months, loyal customers of Milano’s Deli in Orient Heights Square anxiously awaited the reopening of their beloved sub shop and deli. In late June of last year, a fire ripped through the kitchen area at Milano’s, suffered a fire causing extensive damage to the interior. At the time, Vinny Caraglia, who has...
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The EBCC Opens Nominations for the Prosperity Awards 2018

August 16, 2018
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The East Boston Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual Prosperity Awards on November 8, 2018 at the Hilton on Boardman Street. Nominations for the 2018 Prosperity Awards are open until Wednesday, August 15 and will be announced starting in September. The Chamber is asking all members of the public to submit nominations of...
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One Short Street Project Has a Long Road Ahead

August 16, 2018
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Judging from the first community meeting at the Harbor View Neighborhood Association regarding 1 Short St., at which members sent developer Joe Ricupero and his attorney Matt Eckel back to the drawing board, it’s going to be a long community process. Ricupero is planning to demolish the home at 1 Short St. and erect...
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MBTA Blue Line Breaks Down for Second Time in Less than Two Weeks

August 16, 2018
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Last Thursday morning for about four hours, there was absolute pandemonium for Blue Line commuters. For the second time in less than two weeks an MBTA Blue Line train lost power and was stuck in the tunnel between Maverick and Aquarium stations. Those stuck on the train were forced to evacuate through the rear...
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