Author: Times Staff

Obituaries 08-19-2020

Francine D’Andrea Past President Women’s Lodge Sons of Italy, Longtime Member of Bay State Freedoms Foundation and Italian Business Women’s Club Francine M. (Ruggiero) D’Andrea of Orient Heights, East Boston passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family.  Francine was…

America Is Circling The Drain

On January 30 — what seems like a lifetime ago — the World Health Organization declared that COVID-19 was a world-wide pandemic. On that same fateful date, the United States’ Centers for Disease Control issued a press release that stated…

Car Repossessions are on the Rise

Although most of the attention of the financial crisis brought about by the coronavirus pandemic has focused on the evictions and foreclosures facing millions of out-of-work Americans, the number of repossessions of motor vehicles because of loan defaults is starting…

Obituaries 08-12-2020

Bernardine Joslin Active in the East Boston Community Bernardine Joslin of East Boston passed away on August 6. Bernardine was a member of the Paris Street Community Council, Piers PAC and a past member of the Land Use Council and Eastie…