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KO Pies Owner Sam Jackson Wants to Sell the Business by the End of Next Year

November 7, 2018
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On Saturday inside KO Pies’ kitchen at the Boston Shipyard and Marina in East Boston KO’s owner Sam Jackson is adding cream to mashpatoes, stirring, flipping fried chicken breasts for sandwiches and pouring gravy on an order of Aussie meat pies that have made this little Eastie spot legendary. In between filling orders Jackson,...
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Eastie Panel Discusses Community Resiliency at New England Aquarium

November 7, 2018
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Last Thursday at the New England Aquarium, a panel of East Boston residents that run local nonprofits were invited to discuss how they are taking steps to engage diverse residents in activities that help foster community resilience in light of the climate change challenges. Kannan Thiruvengadam of Eastie Farms, Magdalena Ayed, the founder of...
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ZUMIX Radio’s Narrative Project Presents ‘The Story Loft’ Nov 7

November 7, 2018
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Over the past few months, ZUMIX Radio’s narrative project, Constelación de Historias, has explored stories of life and housing in East Boston.  On Thursday, Nov. 7, the project continues with ‘The Story Loft,’ a night of community storytelling for a live audience at the ZUMIX Firehouse.  Neighbors are invited to join in on the...
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Halloween Bash

November 2, 2018
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Halloween Bash

Paris Street staff and youth show off their elaborate costumes at the annual Halloween Celebration at the Paris Street Gym.
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Halloween Fun

November 2, 2018
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Halloween Fun

The Robinson family of East Boston – little dragon Edward (6 months), Elizabeth, and Joe – were among the thousands of residents and visitors who made their way to Boston Common for Halloween fun and activities on October 19 as Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, and the Skating Club...
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East Boston Voters Still Have Early Voting Option:General Election Set for Nov. 6, Get out and Vote

November 2, 2018
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East Boston voters can cast their ballots in the Commonwealth’s general election at their assigned polling locations on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, or take advantage of early voting that ends on Nov. 2. Voters will cast their ballots and decide who they want for several local state seats as well as those hoping...
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Red-Blue Line Connector Cheaper than Once Thought

November 2, 2018
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Last week MBTA officials announced that the project to connect Red and Blue Lines thus ending the only two train lines that currently do not intersect might be a lot cheaper than once thought. In 2010 the MBTA released a study on the viability of connecting the Red Line to the Blue Line at...
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EHCA Votes in Favor of Retail Marijuana Shop

November 2, 2018
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The plan to place an adult use retail marijuana facility on the heavily trafficked Meridian Street near Central Square, the East Boston Social Centers, a bus stop and the neighborhood’s shopping district was met with resistance at two previous community meetings. However, in a close vote at their October meeting Eagle Hill Civic Association...
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East Boston Social Centers 100th Anniversary Gala Set for November 7

November 2, 2018
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Next Wednesday, Nov. 7 at Suffolk Downs in East Boston the East Boston Social Centers will celebrate a century serving the community. The Social Centers “Cruisin’ Through the Decades’ 100th Anniversary Gala will celebrate the agency’s past while looking towards the future. A year in the making, Executive Director Justin Pasquariello said the gala...
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Community News

November 2, 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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