Author: John Lynds

Turn-around effort is on Target

East Boston’s Curtis Guild Elementary School is one of eight of the district’s ‘turnaround’ school that will benefit from a grant from the Target Corporation to fund an artist residency and ticket access program with Citi Performing Arts Center. The…

Zumix sets opening for March 29

Zumix, the popular youth program that combines music and performing arts in an after school setting, announced that its new home on the corner of Sumner and Orleans streets will officially open on Monday, March 29. “Zumix is thrilled to…

Despair and hope

A young man named ‘Bobby’ from the Meridian House – a drug addiction treatment facility in East Boston-stood up and told his story to a crowd of residents, volunteers and health care workers on Saturday at East Boston’s drug summit.…

Coast Guard OKs Yemeni shipment

The public need for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) has outweighed the risk of allowing a Yemini LNG tanker from entering Boston Harbor, passing yards away from East Boston’s shoreline and offloading in Everett at the end of this month. The…