Author: John Lynds

From JCPenney, big dollars for students

Continuing its decade long commitment to afterschool programs in the area, the JCPenney Afterschool Fund has awarded a $5,000 grant to the East Boston YMCA’s Afterschool School Age Child Care Program (SACC). The grant will give the Y’s afterschool program…

No troubled waters

Nearly two years into the project to replace the aging Chelsea Street drawbridge with a new vertical-lift bridge and everything has been going as smooth as can be according to Project Manager John Vitagliano. “We are still on schedule and…

Waiting and wondering…

When Chris Marchi was walking along a stretch of East Boston land he and other community activists have been eying as a potential site to finally connect Eastie’s park system from Piers park to Constitution Beach he spotted a red…