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…

A losing play

By John Lynds joh[email protected] Some people fight to win and some people fight to lose, so the saying goes. Well, it seems with the Democratic primary just around the corner on Tuesday, September 22, Michael Flaherty, Sam Yoon and Kevin…