Community News

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 Street, East Boston invites residents to a community supper at the Church on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018 at 5 p.m..  For more information, call the  Church at 617-569-5358 or visit the Church web site at


OHNC Meeting Agenda for Monday, November 19

Monday, Nov. 19, 2018 Meeting Agenda

Location: YMCA 58 Ashley Street

Meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. – Agenda is subject to change.

  • Introductions – Welcome and report from the board (President, VP, Secretary)

OHNC email list sign-up.

  • Public Safety – Station 7 Community Update Sgt. — Jim Martin & Officer Dan Simon, BPD District 7
  • Informative Presentations – Community Update: Suffolk Downs — HYM
  • Development Presentations – New and voting matters

VOTE: 235 Leyden St, 3-Story 2-unit building with 2 garage parking spots.

VOTE: 144 Addison St, replace 900-car parking lot with 270 units (35 affordable) and 179 off-street parking spots.

INFO: 18 Crestway, 3-Story 9-unit building w/ 14 car garage 8431 Sq. Ft.

INFO: Gladstone Residences, 155,256 Sq. Ft. (3.5 Acre) Lot – Erect 4 story building with 71 Residential Units with 75 sub-grade parking spaces.

INFO: 6-8 Ford St, Sub-divide and erect 3 Family house with parking in rear.

Next meeting: Monday, Dec. 17, 2018


Sacred Heart Parish’s Christmas Bazaar

Sacred Heart Parish’s annual Christmas Bazaar will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17. Festivities begin at 11:00 a.m. with a pancake breakfast and photos with Santa Claus. The Bazaar officially opens at noon and closes at 5:30 p.m. and includes something for everyone. The toy game, gift baskets, raffles, 50/50, local handcrafted vendor tables, white elephant table, Italian food, and silent auction. For more information contact the rectory at 617-567-5776.


East Boston Senior Lunch Program

If you are 60+ years of age, the East Boston Social Centers at 68 Central Square in East Boston has a table and a meal waiting for you!

The Senior Lunch Program sponsored by ETHOS Congregate Meal Program provides a hot, nutritious lunch, along with wonderful socialization, Monday through Friday from 11:30AM to 1:00PM.  A suggested donation of $2 is asked.

We welcome seniors from our East Boston Community and surrounding areas.



Grace Church Federated is a United Church of Christ and Episcopal church located at 760 Saratoga Street, East Boston.   All are welcome.  Please join us for our Sunday morning service at 9:30 a.m., followed by a coffee hour.  We also have a Food Pantry open to all East Boston residents, every Saturday from 10:00 – Noon.  For additional information regarding our church services or food pantry, please visit our website:



If you are age 65+, The East Boston Social Centers at 68 Central Square in East Boston has a table and a meal waiting for you.  The Senior Lunch Program Sponsored by Kit Clark Senior Services provides a hot, nutritious lunch along with wonderful socialization Monday through Friday, 11:30 am until 1:00 pm.  A suggested donation of $2.00 is asked.


East Boston    Tech Meetup

The purpose of the East Boston Tech Meetup is to build a community of people currently working in tech or those aspiring to move into a tech career who live or work in East Boston. These meetings will be held in the heart of Maverick Landing conveniently located steps from the Maverick T station, in the Maverick Landing Meeting House at 31 Liverpool Street.



The class will be held at Robert DeLeo Senior Center, 35 Harvard Street Winthrop  for residents age 55 and above.

Whether you have Italian ancestry, or just want to learn one of the world’s most beautiful languages, join us at  informal  and friendly Italian language and culture classes.  Wednesday afternoons from 1 15 to  2 45 p.m.

For info call 617-846-8538.


East Boston Social Center’s Senior Program now offering Spanish Language Classes

The Senior Program at the East Boston Social Centers is now offering Spanish Language Classes for adults over 60 years old.  Classes are held every Wednesday at 10am in Room 209.  All are welcome to attend.  Class is taught by Mr. Montaro.  No need to register, just come by on Wednesday at 10am for this fun class.  The East Boston Social Centers is located at 68 Central Square.


East Boston Savings Bank opens new Burlington branch

East Boston Savings Bank (EBSB) has opened its 37th branch office in Burlington.  The new branch is located at 50 Summit Drive at the Middlesex Turnpike and Route 95/128 interchange.  The 2,100 square foot office has been designed to take full advantage of the space.  The branch includes a traditional teller line and offices to accommodate customer interaction and business transactions as well as a conference room.

Vice President, Branch Manager, Paul Saia and Assistant Manager, Ilva Velmishi is looking forward to introducing themselves and EBSB to the neighborhood. Also, EBSB residential and commercial loan officers are available to discuss financing options for both consumers and businesses. The Burlington location marks a continuation of EBSB’s expansion pattern along the Route 95 corridor.

East Boston Savings Bank operates 37 full-service branches in the greater Boston metropolitan area and offers a variety of deposit and loan products to individuals and businesses located in its primary market, which consists of Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk and Suffolk counties. .

About East Boston Savings Bank

Founded in 1848, East Boston Savings Bank operates 37 full-service branches and a Mobile Banking Unit in the greater Boston metropolitan area.  EBSB offers a variety of deposit and loan products to individuals and businesses located in its primary market, which consists of Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk and Suffolk counties. As a member of both the FDIC and Depositors Insurance Fund (DIF) all deposits are insured in full.

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