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City Council Holds Hearing Regarding Dockless Mobility and Electric Scooters

October 26, 2018
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Dockless scooters are a big question mark in Boston, but the City Council is trying straighten that punctuation into an exclamation point. The City Council Committee on Planning, Development, and Transportation, chaired by Councilor Michelle Wu, held a hearing on Oct. 15 regarding dockless mobility and electric scooters in the City of Boston, indicating...
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Councilors Wu and O’Malley File Local Wetlands Protection Ordinance

October 26, 2018
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Boston City Councilor At-Large Michelle Wu and District City Councilor Matt O’Malley announced that they filed an ordinance at the City Council meeting aimed at strengthening the City’s ability to fight climate change and reasonably regulate development. The Local Wetlands Protection Ordinance would empower the Boston Conservation Commission to require green infrastructure with new...
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Community News

October 26, 2018
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Eagle Hill Civic Association October Meeting The Eagle Hill Civic Association will hold its October Meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. at East Boston High School inside the cafeteria. The agenda is as follows: * Station 7 Update: Officer Danny Simons & Sgt. Jim Martin * Suffolk Downs Update: HYM CEO Tom...
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Coyotes Sightings on the Rise in Eastie

October 26, 2018
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Orient Heights resident Lou Scapicchio was heading into work one morning and while driving down St. Andrews Road noticed what looked like a stray dog casually walking down the street. However, what he thought was a German Shepard at first was in fact an Eastern Coyote. The coyote was walking along the sidewalk, stopping...
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East Boston YMCA’s Ashley Street Gym gets Facelift Thanks to Celtics, Sun Life

October 17, 2018
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The Boston Celtics and Sun Life Financial were in East Boston last Tuesday to unveil a newly revamped gymnasium to local youth members of the East Boston YMCA. Celtics All-Star forward Al Horford joined Sun Life CFO Neil Haynes and Greater Boston YMCA President and CEO James Morton at the Ashley Street ‘Y’ where...
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Pastor Searles Celebrates 25 Years at Central Assembly of God

October 17, 2018
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Pastor Searles Celebrates 25 Years at Central Assembly of God

After Mass on Sunday in the basement hall of Central Assembly of God (CAG) on Bennington Street, members of the church joined to celebrate Pastor David Searles’s twenty five years of service as head of the church. Throughout the luncheon member after member rose from their seats to tell stories of how ‘Pastor Dave’,...
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NOAH Celebrates 30 Years in the Community

October 17, 2018
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NOAH Celebrates 30 Years in the Community

Last Thursday morning at the Hyatt Harborside Hotel, the East Boston Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH) celebrated 30 years in the neighborhood. This important nonprofit agency began in the basement of Our Savior’s American Lutheran Church on Paris Street in 1988 fighting slumlords in Eastie at a time when there was an influx of...
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Developer Delays Vote on 144 Addison Street Project

October 17, 2018
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Developer Delays Vote on 144 Addison Street Project

The developer of the project at 144 Addison Street that plans to take the large parcel of land currently used as a 900 car parking lot and replace it with  a 270 unit development with 179 off street parking spaces opted to delay a vote by the Orient Heights Neighborhood Council Monday night. Gate...
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Helping Hand:EBNHC Receives U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Opioid Grant

October 17, 2018
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The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center recently received a grant from the  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to help the Health Center expand patient access to quality substance use disorder and mental health services. EBNHC will share in over $1 billion in opioid-specific grants nationwide to help combat the crisis ravaging...
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Save the Harbor/Save the Bay President to Retire at Year’s End

October 17, 2018
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Longtime Save the Harbor/Save the Bay President and Chief Executive Officer, Patty Foley, announced today that she will be stepping down from her role at the end of 2018. Foley has led the organization since 2000. Save the Harbor/Save the Bay is best known for its stewardship of Boston Harbor, leading the successful transformation...
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