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Robert Lewis Jr Stops by His Old Stomping Grounds

December 7, 2018
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Robert Lewis Jr.. Lewis, a former Eastie resident and East Boston High graduate is someone who always talks fondly about the impact growing up in Maverick’s public housing development has had on his life. Growing up in the Maverick Landing housing development Lewis said he had a support network in Eastie, like Debbie White,...
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Traffic Nightmare Continues, Residents Vow Action

November 29, 2018
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One week it was a broken-down bus. Another week it was a stuck semi-truck. Then on Monday it was a car accident in the Sumner Tunnel and MassDOT road crews forgetting to install the cones to form the ‘swing lane’ during the rush hour commute. It seems every week there’s another issue at the...
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New East Boston District Court Chief Probation Officer Sworn In

November 29, 2018
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Matthew McDonough, who had been serving as the Chief Probation Officer at West Roxbury District Court before being tapped to head the probation department at East Boston District Court, was officially sworn in last Wednesday evening. McDonough, a Dorchester native, replaces former Chief Probation Officer Thomas Tassinari who retired over the summer after 30-plus...
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ABCD, East Boston APAC Kicks Off Annual Fuel Assistance Program with Help from Sen. Markey

November 29, 2018
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East Boston experienced its first cold snap of the season last week as temperatures plummeted into the teens. However, there’s relief from paying those high New England heating costs for hundreds of low-income residents in the neighborhood. At the beginning of November, Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) kicked off the annual Fuel Assistance...
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ZBA Approves Several Eastie Projects

November 29, 2018
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At a Boston Zoning Board of Appeals hearing earlier this month board members approved several development projects that have gone through the the community process. The ZBA approved projects at 398 Bremen St., 135 Chelsea St., 113-115 Cottage St., as well as 30-32 Condor St. At 398 Bremen St., the proposal by Volnay Capital...
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‘Sounds of Christmas’ Concert this Sunday in Revere

November 29, 2018
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Music Director Robert Lehmann and the North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra return to St. Anthony’s Church this Sunday, Dec. 2, for the annual Robert A. Marra Memorial “Sounds of Christmas” Concert. The concert gets underway at 4 p.m. As has been the tradition since 1990, admission to the concert is free, but everyone attending the...
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Great Savio Reunion II:The Enduring Spartan Spirit

November 29, 2018
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An all class Domenic Savio High School and Savio Preparatory High School reunion, in celebration of the school’s 60th anniversary, was held on Nov. 24 at the Salesian Boys & Girls Club. The Great Savio Reunion II included a live auction to benefit the Spartan Fund in support of the Salesian Boys & Girls...
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Community News

November 29, 2018
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Community Meetings 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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New Art Installation on Greenway Draws Attention to Climate Change

November 29, 2018
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A new art installation on the East Boston Greenway by artist and educator Carolina Aragon calls attention to climate change by demonstrating projected flood levels at the neighborhood park. Aragon, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning at UMass Amherst, created the installation titled ‘AGUAfuturas (or ‘fustureWATERS’) with her...
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Healthy Visit

November 26, 2018
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Healthy Visit

EBNHC’s mascot Sanito was invited to visit the kindergarten classes at the McKay School.  While there Marketing Manager, Michelle Hagerty talked about the importance of getting a flu shot, covering your mouth when sneezing or coughing and good hand hygiene and finished off the visit by reading the book ‘Abuela. ‘
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