News in Briefs

EBCCS Awarded the CSF Grant

East Boston Central Catholic School (EBCCS) has been awarded a Catholic Schools Foundation (CSF) Elementary School Grant of over $220,000 for the 2023-2024 school year as part of the Building Minds Scholarship Fund. The scholarship grant will support over 95 students, which includes over 25 new students receiving assistance to attend EBCCS this year.

This grant is part of a $7.3 million dollar effort by the Catholic Schools Foundation to support Catholic elementary school students in the Archdiocese of Boston. Eligible students in kindergarten to eighth grade are guaranteed their scholarship each year that they are enrolled in their Catholic grade school provided they meet eligibility requirements. Scholarships are awarded regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, etc.

Additionally, this grant will also fund Peter Lynch Scholars at EBCCS. A Peter Lynch Scholar is a student who has excellent academic achievements and work ethic, cares for others in the school community, has had his/her life impacted significantly by a Catholic education.

CSF is the premier institution for granting aid to financially in-need students to attend Catholic elementary and high schools in the Archdiocese of Boston. On an annual basis CSF distributes more than 3,900 scholarships awarded with over $10.6M awarded a year.

Contact EBCCS at or call 617-567-7456 to apply for a seat and financial assistance now.

Consumer Notification Service

Suffolk Register of Deeds Stephen J. Murphy announces a new Consumer Service available on

The Consumer Notification Service alerts a homeowner by email when a document is recorded at the Suffolk Registry of Deeds in their name or at their address.

Click on the link Consumer Notification Service appearing in the banner at the top of the website to create an account and register up to 3 separate properties in Suffolk County (Boston, Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop) about which you want to be notified.

Our free notification service, like the paid subscription services you see advertised on TV and radio, does not prevent a document from being recorded. If a document is recorded in the name or address of a Consumer Notification Service account holder – an email will be sent to the account holder notifying them of the document’s recording.

If you receive an email, please review the document at by clicking on Document Search and searching your name and address. After you review the document, if you have any concerns or believe you are a victim of fraud, please call (617) 788-6221 and ask to speak with an Assistant Register of Deeds.

All victims of fraud should contact local law enforcement authorities.

September Harbor View Neighborhood Association Meeting

The next meeting of the Harbor View Neighborhood Association will be on September 11, 2023, at 6pm. The meeting is In Person only but will be streamed via Facebook for archival purposes. Attendance on Facebook does not qualify for voting. The meeting will be held in the Salesian Boys and Girls Club cafeteria, across from the Brooke Charter School on Byron Street. You can access the meeting from the front door on Byron Street or from the rear door on Wordsworth Street, which is the handicap entry, to avoid the stairs. Since we are indoors, masks are optional for those in attendance.

La proxima reunion de Harbor View Neighborhood Association esta en once de septiembre 2023 a las 6pm. La reunion esta en persona y via Facebook. La asistencia en Facebook no califica para vota. Llega a la cafeteria del Salesian Boys y Girls Club por la calle Byron al otro lado de Brooke Charter School. Pueda usar la entrada pricipal por la calle Byron o la entrada en calle de Wordsworth. La entrada de calle Wordsworth no tienne escaleras por personas con discapacidades. El cubre bocas sera opcional puesto que estaremos adentro.


Welcome/Introduction (5min)

Moment of Silence in remembering those lost in 9/11 as well as the heroic efforts of First Responders.

Announcements (5min) East Boston Senior Center is open. Greenway Council, Tree Eastie, Rockland Trust Shredding Day, Abutter meeting for 58 Wordsworth Street project.

Station 7 Police Report (15min) Captain Bickerton, Sgt. Cintolo, Officers Mosley and Alvarez.

McLean Park Update (5min) Barbara Puopolo will share information from the latest meeting with the new Project manager from the Parks Department.

106 Moore Street (30min) 2nd Presentation and VOTE by Attorney Richard Lynds for owner, Trichilo Development, LLC, developer Joseph Trichilo. The proposed plan is to tear down the existing 2 family house and erect an 8-unit residential dwelling with 9 parking spaces and 3 private roof decks. Variances: Use, Parking, IPOD, FAR, Stories, SideYard and Roof Structure Restrictions.

141 Addison Street (30min) 2nd Presentation and VOTE by Attorney Richard Lynds for owner, BP Realty Trust and developer Volnay Capital. The proposed plan is to combine lots to create one lot containing 11,000 square feet and erect a four (4) story, twenty (20) unit building with a residential lobby, bike storage, and fourteen(14) enclosed parking spaces. Variances: Use, FAR, Rear Yard, Parking and IPOD.

The next meeting of the HVNA will be on October 2.

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