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Thanksgiving and Very Thankful

November 26, 2018
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This Thanksgiving I am thankful to not have cancer. I hope. Six months ago my family doctor sent me for a CT scan because I went in to be checked out for something that felt weird which ended up being nothing. However the CT scan did reveal some nodules in my thyroid. A local...
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Happy Thanksgiving

November 26, 2018
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Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday, tracing its roots back almost 400 years to the Pilgrims, long before there was even a thought of a United States of America. Thanksgiving is the ultimate family-centered holiday. It has no national-celebration connotations, and no required gift-giving. It lacks the commercialism, solemnity, and political overtones of all...
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Obituaries 11-21-2018

November 26, 2018
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William Delfino Loved rock and roll music William V. “Billy” Delfino died in East Boston on Nov. 11. Billy was a great lover of rock and roll music and playing his guitar. He was the beloved longtime companion of Linda Pease of East Boston and dear son of the late Vincenza (Giusto) Scannelli-Delfino and...
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FBI Warns Posting Hoax Threats is a Crime; Launches Campaign to Educate the Public

November 18, 2018
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The FBI Boston Division is launching a public awareness campaign to educate the public about the consequences of making hoax threats of violence to schools, events, and other public places, and reminds everyone that any threat is taken with the utmost seriousness and will be quickly and thoroughly addressed by law enforcement.  Hoax threats...
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Mass Launches Program to Promote Healthy Choices

November 18, 2018
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A new program from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) will provide substance misuse and prevention support services for Native American youth in the Commonwealth. The $1.2 million federally funded program was created in response to recommendations from the Governor’s Opioid Working Group, which identified more than 65 actionable steps to address the...
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Honoring a Veteran:Tazz Tassinari Takes Pride in Father’s Heroic Military Duty

November 18, 2018
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Tazz Tassinari loved the stories that his father, the late Albano Tassinari, would tell about his service in the United States Army during World War II. Tazz’s father was a highly decorated parachutist in the 82nd Airborne, who enlisted at the age of 23 in January, 1941, and served his country through August, 1945....
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Community News

November 18, 2018
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Episcopal Bishop Visiting Grace Church On Sunday, Nov. 18, Bishop Alan M. Gates of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts will visit Grace Church and lead us in worship.  All are welcome to come worship with us and meet Bishop Gates. Please call the church for further details. Community Supper: Grace Church Federated, 758 Saratoga...
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Community News

November 18, 2018
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Episcopal Bishop Visiting Grace Church On Sunday, Nov. 18, Bishop Alan M. Gates of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts will visit Grace Church and lead us in worship.  All are welcome to come worship with us and meet Bishop Gates. Please call the church for further details. Community Supper: Grace Church Federated, 758 Saratoga...
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Community Calendar

November 18, 2018
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Harbor View Neighborhood Association First Monday of every month 6:30 p.m. at the Edward Brooke Charter School, 145 Byron St.   Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association Second Monday of every month. 6:30 p.m. at the Jeffries Point Yacht Club, 565 Sumner St.   Orient Heights Neighborhood Association Third Monday of every month. 6:30 p.m. at...
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Remember Those in Need This Holiday Season

November 18, 2018
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For the vast majority of Americans, the holiday season, which is now upon us, is a joyous time when the abundance that life offers is most apparent in a wealthy nation such as ours. But the sad reality for many of our fellow citizens is that the holiday season brings little, if any, joy....
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