Category: News

City Year makes Umana’s day

His family’s enduring legacy was rooted here in East Boston so it was fitting that the young volunteers from City Year dedicated their upcoming year of service to the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy and kicked off their opening day…

Major successes at Excel Academy

While some national statistics would suggest that minority students tend to fall behind white students when it comes to middle and high school test scores, students from East Boston’s Excel Academy charter school are bucking the trend. For the second…