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Dance for Dana Dance-A-Thon Returns Nov 18

November 2, 2018
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On Sunday, Nov. 18, nine local dancing schools will join together to host the 2nd Annual “Dance for Dana” Dance-A-Thon at the Rumney Marsh Academy Gymnasium to benefit Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.  Nicole Paolo, owner of Nicole Zervas Dance Academy (NZDA), founded the event last year in honor of those who courageously fight or have...
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EBECC Raises Money for Migrant Caravan

November 2, 2018
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The migrant caravan making its way through Mexico from Central and South America and planning to arrive at the U.S. border in the next few weeks has really gotten under President Trump’s skin. Trump who has deployed troops to the border, said he would refuse protective status for those in the caravan seeking asylum...
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Sen Joseph A Boncore Endorsed Rachael Rollins for Suffolk County DA

November 2, 2018
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Rollins believes that justice is best served when every person who comes into contact with the system is treated with dignity and respect. She is running for Suffolk County District Attorney to keep communities safe and to ensure justice for victims. Rollins is committed to improving our criminal justice system through best-practices and data-driven...
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Superintendent Search Will Be a Familiar Process for Search Committee

November 2, 2018
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A Search Committee has been chosen as the School Committee kicked-off the latest quest for a new superintendent of schools during a special meeting in Roxbury’s Dudley Square Wednesday night, Oct. 24. Chair Michael Loconto said they have nominated 11 people for the Search Committee and will begin an expedited process to find a...
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Local Environmentalists Want a Sit Down With Walsh over Chelsea Creek Substation

October 26, 2018
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Local Environmentalists Want a Sit Down With Walsh over Chelsea Creek Substation

Last Wednesday morning local environmentalists from East Boston and Chelsea gathered at Boston City Hall to deliver 700 postcards to Boston Mayor Martin Walsh asking for the mayor to meet with residents on both sides of the Chelsea Creek to discuss alternatives to placing Eversource’s proposed substation along the creek. For two years local...
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ZBA Approves McClellan Highway Billboard,Residents Upset

October 26, 2018
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After the Boston Zoning Board of Appeals rejected Richard Goldberg’s proposal to erect a 40-foot digital billboard on McClellan Highway at the Hilton Garden Inn’s property, the community hasn’t heard a peep from Goldberg’s billboard company, Logan Communications. Then activists that have been long against placing new billboards in the neighborhood noticed the proposal...
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Walsh Outlines Plan for Eastie’s Shores

October 26, 2018
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During his speech before the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce last week, Mayor Martin Walsh unveiled his vision to invest in Boston’s waterfront to protect neighborhhoods like East Boston and its residents, homes, jobs, and infrastructure against the impacts of rising sea levels and climate change. During his speech Walsh said he would rather...
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Developer Files PNF for Mount Carmel Project

October 26, 2018
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Developers Timothy White and Richard Egan officially filed an expanded Project Notification Form (PNF) with the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) earlier this month for the Mount Carmel Church project. The filing kicks off the Article 80 Large Project review community process and and public comment period that will end on Tuesday, Nov....
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Gove Street Citizens Association Votes in Favor of Lubec Street Project

October 26, 2018
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The Gove Street Citizens Association (GSCA) voted 9 to 5 Monday night in favor of approving a six-unit building with three parking spaces on a vacant lot at 66 Lubec St. Attorney for the developer, Richard Lynds, said this was his client’s second appearance before the GSCA and he has tweaked the project slightly...
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BPDA Approves Two Eastie projects at October Meeting

October 26, 2018
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) approved two separate projects on Border Street at agency’s October meeting that will result in 34 units of housing and financial contributions to the East Boston Social Centers and East Boston Greenway as part of construction mitigation. The first project by MG2 at 277 Border St. plans...
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