Community News

Gove Street Citizens Association

Monthly Meeting Agenda

Monday, July 22, 2019

6:30-8:30 p.m.

Catherine Leonard-McLean Community Room

Logan Airport Rental Car Center

• Welcome & Announcements

• Boston Police Updates – Sargent Martin and Officer Simmons

• Office of Neighborhood Services Updates – Lina Tramelli

• Neighborhood Updates – Nat Taylor

• Project Updates- Richard Lynds

• Loftel Hotel

• 173-177 Maverick St. (DeAngelis Bakery)

• Project Presentations:

• 24 Geneva Street

A proposal to erect 6 unit residential dwelling.

2nd Presentation & VOTE – Attorney Richard Lynds

• 48 Geneva Street

A proposal to erect a 6 unit residential building.

2nd Presentation and VOTE – Attorney Richard Lynds

• 58 Lubec Street

This proposal to change occupancy from 4 units to 9 units and erect a penthouse.

• 2nd Presentation and VOTE – Attorney Richard Lynds

LOCATION: The Catherine Leonard-McLean (formerly Noddle Island) Community Room is located on the first floor of the Logan Airport Rental Car Center, situated at the end of Porter Street. Free event parking in front of the building and in the Porter Street parking lot adjacent to the building.

Harborkeepers Presents the Marine and Maritime Festival

On Saturday July 20, 2019 from 11 a.m. -3 p.m. the Harborkeepers is presenting the Marine & Maritime Festival at DCR Constitution Beach Barnes Avenue East Boston.  

This event is sponsored by HYM, Channel Fish, Cape Air, Save the HarborSave the Bay Better Beaches Program and the Massachusetts DCR.

This event will feature Marine activities, Arts & Performances by Veronica Robles Cultural Center, The United States Coast Guard, Pirates, the New England Aquarium and many more engaging and fun things to do.   The Festival is free admission for all.

Harborkeepers is a 501(c)3 non-profit with  a mission to promote marine education, community engagement and environmental stewardship in our urban coastal neighborhoods and beyond.   Last year hundreds of people attended the festival and no waste was generated by single use beverage containers.   We welcome all to attend and encourage people to bring a reusable water bottle. Please visit for more info.

East Boston High Class of 1969 50th Reunion

September 28, 2019  

Winthrop Elks Lodge

191 Washington Ave.

Winthrop, MA 02152

7 -11 p.m. $50 Per person

Any classmate who has not received a ‘save the date’ postcard, or for more info

Please contact  Corinne (Caggiano)  Barisano via email: [email protected]

East Boston Social Center’s Senior Program now offering Spanish Language Classes

The Senior Program at the East Boston Social Centers is now offering Spanish Language Classes for adults over 60 years old.  Classes are held every Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Room 209.  All are welcome to attend.  Class is taught by Mr. Montaro.  No need to register, just come by on Wednesday at 10 a.m. for this fun class.  The East Boston Social Centers is located at 68 Central Square.

Grace Church News Services

Grace Church Federated is an Episcopal/United Church of Christ church located at 760 Saratoga St., in East Boston.  All are welcome.  Please join us for Sunday morning worship at 9:30 a.m., followed by a coffee hour.  We also have a food pantry on Saturdays from 10 a.m. until noon in the church basement.  There are a number of ways you can help us to serve East Boston.  Volunteer at or contribute to the food pantry.  Sing with the Festival of Lessons and Carols choir.  Bring a dish to the monthly Sunday evening community suppers.  Participate in the Sunday worship service.  Help with SundaySchool.  Visit the Grace Church web site at or call the church at 617-569-5358 for more information.

East Boston Senior Lunch Program

If you are 60+ years of age, the East Boston Social Centers at 68 Central Square in East Boston has a table and a meal waiting for you!

The Senior Lunch Program sponsored by ETHOS Congregate Meal Program provides a hot, nutritious lunch, along with wonderful socialization, Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  A suggested donation of $2 is asked.

We welcome seniors from our East Boston Community and surrounding areas.

Learn Italian Free

The class will be held at Robert DeLeo Senior Center, 35 Harvard Street Winthrop  for residents age 55 and above.

Whether you have Italian ancestry, or just want to learn one of the world’s most beautiful languages, join us at  informal  and friendly Italian language and culture classes. Wednesday afternoons from 1:15 to  2:45 p.m.

For info call 617-846-8538.

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