Author: John Lynds

H1N1 down to near zero

A new health study shows that although East Boston was hit hard by the first wave of the 2009 H1N1 influenza (swine flu) last spring, the disease has virtually disappeared here — but public health officials are still weary of…

Capuano: Experience matters

In front of a crowd of 100 or so supporters at the Machinist Union on the corner of Saratoga and Addison Streets in East Boston, U.S. Congressman and Senate candidate Michael Capuano said you don’t want him, but a qualified…