Author: John Lynds

BPHC receives funds for asthma projects

The environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Boston Public Health Commission a $160,000 grant to demonstrate the effectiveness of a citywide asthma intervention, providing home-based asthma education and environmental services by trained health workers here in East Boston. These…

Petruccelli cruises to re-election

Both Senator Anthony Petruccelli and Governor Deval Patrick were big winners in East Boston during last week’s final election on November 2. Petruccelli won every local precinct and completely dominated his Republican challenger Frank Addivinola in district’s 60 precincts that…