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The Martin Richard Foundation Looking for Fresh Ideas to Promote Peace

November 26, 2018
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The Martin Richard Foundation is calling on young people ages 5-22 to submit their ideas for bringing their communities together in service with projects that promote peace, justice and kindness. Through the Foundation’s Bridge Builder Program, up to 30 applicants will be selected to receive $500 grants to turn their idea into reality.  Applications...
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Amazon Project Goes South:Officials Announce Arlington, VA and New York City to Be East Coast Locations; Walsh, and O’Brien Promise to Move Ahead with Suffolk Downs Project

November 18, 2018
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For the past year, the City of Boston has jumped through hoops to accommodate the possibility of Amazon placing its second North American headquarters (Amazon HQ2) at Suffolk Downs. In February the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) approved HYM Investment Group, LLC’s Suffolk Downs Phase I proposal. Phase I of the Suffolk Downs...
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Two New School Buildings Committed to Eastie

November 18, 2018
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Two years ago Mayor Martin Walsh committed $1 billion to Boston Public School (BPS) buildings to catalyze long-term investment. This commitment launched a series of BuildBPS workshops throughout Eastie. The workshops were part of a robust community collaboration process in Eastie to guide ongoing and long-term decision making. While the city has started with...
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New Artist Picked for ICA Watershed

November 18, 2018
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After a widely successful inaugural run, the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (ICA)  Watershed at the Boston Shipyard and Marina in East Boston ended its first season on the waterfront on Oct. 8. However, just a few weeks after the Watershed packed it in for the winter, the ICA already picked next year’s resident artist,...
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Spinelli’s Can Make Your Thanksgiving Day a Lot Easier

November 18, 2018
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It’s the night before Thanksgiving and your entire kitchen looks as though a bomb went off. There’s potato peelings clogging your sink, a 20-pound turkey thawing in the fridge, pies in the oven and an array of vegetables and side dishes that still need to be put together. To make matters worse you just...
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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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East Boston Central Catholic School Receives Scholarship Support from the Catholic Schools Foundation

November 18, 2018
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Since taking over the reigns of East Boston Central Catholic School (EBCCS) from longtime Principal Maryann Manfredonia last year, Principal Robert Casaletto knew he had some very big shoes to fill. Casaletto took over the leadership of the school at a critical junction in EBCCS’s history. There was a time in Eastie’s not so...
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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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