Archive for September, 2018

Hotel Owners Provide Update to Community

September 27, 2018
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Hotel Owners Provide Update to Community

So far, the relationship between the new owners of what has become known locally as the ‘Loftel’ project and neighbors has been rocky at best. Since developer and restaurateur Paul Roiff sold his Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) approved project to Boston Trade International for $14.75 million, residents have been anxiously awaiting construction...
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Columbus Day Parade to Kickoff Oct 7 at 1 p.m.

September 27, 2018
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Columbus Day Parade to Kickoff Oct 7 at 1 p.m.

Two years ago, Mother Nature didn’t cooperate with the planned East Boston Columbus Day Parade that year. Driving rain, the remnants of Hurricane Matthew that swept up the East Coast, saturated the area, and parade organizers made the very difficult and painful decision to cancel the event for the first time in its history....
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EBNHC Opens New PACE Facility

September 27, 2018
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EBNHC Opens New PACE Facility

East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) celebrated the opening of a new Neighborhood PACE facility on the site of the old VFW building at 10 Garafolo St. with state and local officials on Thursday morning. Manny Lopes, president and chief executive officer of EBNHC said, “I truly believe this is the best PACE facility...
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Edwards, Wu Hold Master Plan Meeting

September 27, 2018
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Last Thursday at the Ashley Street YMCA City Councilors Lydia Edwards and Michelle Wu held a second in a series of meetings regarding the Eastie Master Plan process. The well-attended meeting was a first step in creating a neighborhood-wide Master Plan that will provide a cohesive vision for the neighborhood. Creating a Master Plan...
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Eastie’s John Nucci Joins Polysystic Kidney Disease Walk to Raise Money and Awareness

September 27, 2018
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Since undergoing a lifesaving kidney transplant in June, East Boston’s John Nucci has been making it his life mission to raise awareness and money for the disease that could have ended his life. “I feel great,” said Nucci. “I’m getting stronger day by day, walking every morning. Eating healthy and feeling blessed everyday.” The...
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Madaro Once Again Pleads Eastie’s Case to MBTA Board

September 27, 2018
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Rep. Adrian Madaro was back before the MBTA Fiscal Management and Control Board last week to advocate for East Boston’s transportation needs. “Lately I have felt like a frequent flier at these meetings,” said Madaro, who has appeared several times at the board’s meeting over the past year. “Some of you may regard me...
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Border Street Murder Suspect Arraigned, Alleged Getaway Driver Indicted

September 27, 2018
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The man whom police believe is responsible for East Boston’s only homicide this year, was arrested in New Hampshire last week and later arraigned on murder charges last week in Suffolk Superior Court. According to District Attorney Daniel Conley Jeremy Menedez, 29, was extradited from New Hampshire following his arrest last week by Boston...
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Gove Street Vote Tied on 205 Maverick Street Project

September 27, 2018
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Members of the Gove Street Citizens Association (GSCA) voted 12 to 12 Monday night regarding the project at 205 Maverick Street. The tied vote means the GSCA will send a letter neither supporting nor opposing the project. The owner of the convenience store and laundromat on Maverick Street plans to convert what his attorney...
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Community News Briefs

September 27, 2018
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Harbor View Neighborhood Association Meeting Agenda October 2018 Harbor View Neighborhood Association Meeting is on October 1, at 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) Brooke Charter School 145 Byron Street Agenda Welcome/Introduction (5min) Station 7 Update Sgt. Martin, Officer Simons (10min) Announcements (5min) Non-Development Presentations Jessica Vasquez the new Director of Operations at...
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Police Briefs 09-26-2018

September 27, 2018
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District Seven Police Report Monday, September 17 Around 11:30 a.m. in the area of 820 Border St., a 49 year old male with an East Boston address was arrested for Assault & Battery   Tuesday, September 18 Around 2:30 p.m. in the area of 69 Paris St., a 29 year old male with a...
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