Author: Times Staff

Green New Deal Is A Good Deal

The growing movement for the federal government to take the lead in effecting policies that will negate the effects of both economic inequality and climate change has been incorporated into what is being referred to as the Green New Deal.…

Job Fair for Encore

One of the largest job fairs for a single company will be happening over the next few months and local residents are encouraged to apply for a position.  Encore, Boston Harbor, is seeking to hire 5,000 people to staff the…

Guest Op-ed EPA – Do Your Job

By Jack Clarke  Among the hundreds of thousands of federal employees furloughed during the record-setting partial government shutdown, were those responsible for tracking pollution, safety hazards, and other threats to the American people’s health, safety, and welfare.  EPA was missing…

Community News

East Boston Social Center Pizza and Comedy Fundraiser East Boston Social Centers to Hold Annual Pizza and Comedy Fundraiser April 11. The East Boston Social Center will hold its Annual Spring Fundraiser, a Pizza and Comedy night at Prince Restaurant…

Police Briefs 02-06-2019

District Seven Police Report Monday, January 21, 2019 No Arrests Tuesday, January 22, 2019 No Arrests Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Around 9:00 AM in the area of Havre St. & Decatur St., a 50 year old Hispanic Male, Homeless, was…

Immigrants Are Our Future

It is an undeniable fact of history that all Americans other than Native Americans are descendants of immigrants. It also is undeniably true that immigrants have not always been welcome with open arms, starting most conspicuously with the Know-Nothing Party…

Obituaries 02-06-2019

Carol Emmett Member of the East Boston Golden Age Club Carol E. (Clarke) Emmett of East Boston died on Feb. 1.  Carol was a member of the Golden Age Club at the East Boston Social Center. The beloved wife of…