Obituaries 03-21-2012

Joan Porcelli East Boston resident Joan A. Porcelli died unexpectedly in East Boston on March 6.She was the beloved daughter of the late Elizabeth (DePalma) and Joseph Porcelli; sister of the late Gloria McLaughlin, Lorraine DiGiorgio and John Porcelli. She…

What’s Holding Eastie Back?

It has been about three months since Mayor Menino announced that he was creating a development scenario for East Boston’s waterfront that would reincarnate the waterfront. The East Boston waterfront was to go from something largely underutilized to something booming…