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Obituaries 11-09-2010

November 9, 2010
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Georgette Toscano Of Saugus, formerly of East Boston Georgette “Patty” (Hanton) Toscano of Saugus, formerly of East Boston, died on November 7. She was the loving wife of Robert C. Toscano of Saugus; beloved mother of Robert A. Toscano and his wife, Jo Ann, of Woburn, Rhonda Baker and her husband, Anthony, of Everett,...
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Ask Queenie receives royal treatment

November 2, 2010
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Suffolk Downs saluted Ask Queenie, one of the most decorated Massachusetts-bred thoroughbreds of all time, with a special retirement ceremony on Saturday, October 30. Ask Queenie, who was adorned in pink and purple beads to represent the silks of her owner Laurine Barreira, was paraded in the paddock before making her way to the...
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Maverick Square – A welcome new face to the neighborhood

November 2, 2010
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If you commute to Boston by way of the Maverick Square T station, then you know how much has changed in the past few years. First, there is the square itself – robust, alive, different, with numerous businesses and plenty of human activity that is all within proper scale for the place. Everything about...
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Obituaries 11-02-2010

November 2, 2010
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John Lima Of California, formerly of East Boston John R. Lima of Lakeport, California, formerly of East Boston, died on October 30. A Vietnam veteran, he was the beloved husband of Patricia (Newton) Lima; adored son of the late Doris (LeBlanc) Lima and John Lima of Modesto, CA; devoted brother of Donna (Santilli) Lima...
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Project Runway – East Boston’s Gianna Simone is on the cover of Boston Magazine

October 26, 2010
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Project Runway – East Boston’s Gianna Simone is on the cover of Boston Magazine

By Cary Shuman [email protected] Gianna Simone knew she might be featured as one of the models in the October issue of Boston Magazine. The 20-year-old East Boston resident had participated in a full-day photo shoot with four wardrobe changes at Laconia Airport in New Hampshire. But then Simone received the call that became the...
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America SCORES in Boston

October 26, 2010
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In a city obsessed with the Sox, Patriots, Bruins, and Celtics, we know that sports often serve as a means to bring people together. On a brisk fall day in East Boston, with the skyline stunningly clear across the harbor, corporate employees from a downtown financial firm, who sported cleats instead of loafers, played...
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Down To The Wire – Races are too close to call

October 26, 2010
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With the election next week, many of you who plan to vote already know who you will be voting for and why. The onslaught of radio and television advertisements and the general overhanded nature of newspaper and Internet coverage, will not further persuade or dissuade those who are already satisfied with the choices they...
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Arrest Report 10-26-2010

October 26, 2010
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Monday, October 18 No arrests. Tuesday, October 19 Gina Forsyth of 47 Tewksbury Street, Winthrop, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for possession of Class B drugs. Stephen Cuchiello of 444 Harrison Avenue, Boston, was arrested & charged with receiving stolen property and also a default warrant for possession of Class B drugs. Amie...
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Obituaries 10-26-2010

October 26, 2010
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Father Bede Ferrara OFM Priest and Author Father Bede Ferrara, OFM, of New York, formerly of East Boston and the North End of Boston, died on October 22. Fr. Bede was ordained a priest on June 17, 1951. He served as assistant pastor of Saint Anthony’s in Troy for one year following his ordination;...
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Track will pay tribute to Ask Queenie on October 30

October 21, 2010
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Ask Queenie, one of the most decorated Massachusetts-bred thoroughbreds of all time, has been retired after a brilliant eight-year career that included 20 state-bred stakes wins at Suffolk Downs. In recognition of her outstanding achievements, Suffolk Downs will salute Ask Queenie on Saturday, October 30. The nine-year-old daughter of Key Contender out of Time...
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