Author: Times Staff

A Doubleheader

This neighborhood is facing two huge possibilities – the possible licensing of a casino at Suffolk Downs with horse racing continuing as it has for 75 years and the remaking of the East Boston waterfront by developers eager to take…

Logan at 28 Million

There was more than a bit of incomprehensibility when it was announced earlier this week that Logan Airport had checked in and transported by airplane more than 28 million people in 2011. Think about it. More than 2.2 million people…

Obituaries 01-25-2012

Lola Kurley East Boston Resident Lola S. (Trull) Kurley of East Boston died peacefully on January 22. She was 98 years old. She was born in Buncombe County, NC, the beloved wife of the late Stanley; mother of the late…

Reverend Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King would have celebrated his 83rd birthday last Saturday had he not been cut down in the prime of his life by an assassin’s bullet in 1968. Our nation has moved forward with giant steps to bridge the…

Casino Study Comm. Disbanded by Murphy

Two weeks ago the Boston City Council announced the creation of a casino study committee to be headed by Councillor Sal LaMattina. Late last week, City Council President Stephen Murphy announced that the council study committee had been dropped and…

Obituaries 01-18-2012

Antonetta DiNocco Almy’s Retiree Antonetta A. (Venezia) DiNocco of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on January 14 following a six and a half year struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was 89 years old. Mrs. DiNocco was born in Avelli,…

Remember Just a Year Ago

When winter arrives it is like we are standing on the edge of doom and there’s no longer a chance to turn back the hands that will soon strike midnight and signal New England’s irrevers­ible winter. It’s around this time…

Local Man Recognized by Massport

Each year Massport recognizes one of its non-Port Authority employees for going over and above the call of duty when it comes to working at Logan Airport—one of the nation’s busiest. This year, an East Boston resident is the recipient…