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Developer's plan for Mt. Carmel properties topic of discussion at Monday's Gove Street Civic Association meeting: Agenda

Eastie Real Estate boom: Prices in EB have doubled in the last 5 years.

The shortage of ambulances: "Someone is going to die" Mr. Mayor: It's time to pay attention to BASIC CITY SERVICES!

Yes it's a problem: WBUR: New Testimony Paints A Picture Of Alleged MS-13 Violence, Organization In Greater Boston

Good! 2 Arrested Locally as Part of Massive MS-13 Gang Crackdown



Random Eastie

A quiet Sunday on Chelsea Creek



Crime News: Umana Academy school put on lockdown after armed man approached students

Can we preserve a little history in Maverick Square? Demolition of buildings delayed for two years.

144 Maverick Street Historical Preservation

Universal Hub: Fire at 137 Paris Street Update: UH "blowtorch" to heat water pipe

Universal Hub: Boston to take steps to reduce odds of rising seas flooding parts of Charlestown, East Boston

Conte: Boston Business Journal: Why Amazon should 'one-click' Massachusetts for its second HQ;
TIA: Boston ranked in the top five for Amazon HQ2 WSJ: In top 5  But maybe not enough says WCVB

BBJ: How the decision to lead with Suffolk Downs emerged in Amazon bid

Crime News: East Boston man arrested for exposing himself in Peabody

Border Street Warehouse Fire. Firefighter injured. BH Fox Channel 7

The morning after

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UH: BFD says "may have been sparked by somebody sleeping in a trailer inside."

Here comes the Suffolk University dorm. School exploring East Boston options

No Greenway Meeting in November or December. See you next year.


How East Boston voted for At-Large City Council.
Michelle Wu tops Ward 1

At Large City Council F2017 How East Boston 

Congratulations to Lydia Edwards, the new District 1 City Councilor.  Results Coverage: Herald WGBH 25News Historic City elects six women on color for council



Dear Mayor Walsh: We are still waiting for Tom Malone's sign to be restored at Central Square Tom Malone


Disruption: Getting East Boston ready for climate change

Friday! Salesian Boys and Girls 11th Annual Pasta Dinner: November 17



Corporate News: Is anyone in the public sector paying attention to what GE is doing? BBJ: GE cuts Boston division


Today: Walking Tour of Suffolk Downs with HYM Investing & BPDA

One of the nicest guys has retired from waiting on patrons at Santarpio's! Good luck, Tony!

Politics: Mayor Walsh, Massport announce new commitments: Piers Park II, Senior Center, traffic study

To the Big House: BH: MS-13 leader gets 10 years DOJ Statement

Boston Mag: 'The Quiet Few' is looking to open at East Boston Kitchen site

State Department of Education: Poor  MCAS results released

Gated Globe: New talk of Red Line-Blue Line link


Center this!


Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association: Nov 13


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Crime News: Police arrest 21-year-old with gun on Gove Street.

This just in: City of Boston Community Preservation Committee Now Accepting Applications

Upcoming events at the East Boston Branch of the Public Library: Details

WGBH: Suffolk Downs, "The centerpiece" But what about the flood plains?  Bisnow asks

SuffolkDowns for Amazon

Yes, Mr. Mayor but what will you do about the traffic?
WBUR: Walsh Says The Amazon Bid Is Focused On An East Boston Site, i.e. Suffolk Downs In its own pitch, New Hampshire dumps on MA and its "headaches".

The Reaction:  Statement From  Massachusetts Parents United on Violence in East Boston's Shore Plaza; Attacked! Mom says she was attacked while watching her kids outside

Low unemployment: MA Employment Situation: Good News: U-Rate 3.9; 9,300 jobs added in September

Business News: Meridian Bancorp, Inc. Reports Record Net Income for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended breaks it all down for you! District results by ward -- How East Boston voted in the race for District 1 City Council.  And the Mayor's Race. Eastie overwhelmingly supports incumbent Mayor Walsh

November 9: East Boston Chamber's 2017 Prosperity Awards

The race for District 1 City Counci: Endorsements: Fmr. State Representative Carlo Basile Endorses Stephen Passacantilli for City CouncilMargaret Farmer endorses Lydia Edwards for District 1 City Council  Rep. Madaro endorses Edwards Politics: Fmr. City Councilor & Mayoral Candidate John Connolly Endorses Stephen Passacantilli for City Council

Suffolk U poll: Election may be a breeze for Marty Walsh Tito trails by 35 points

The power of incumbency: BH: Walsh cancels "volunteer" door-knocking. It was self-serving, you know.

 At Boston East: Celebrity Designers Cortney and Robert Novogratz Highlight Unique Interior Style
Fox 25: Program helps EastBoston HS sailing team to get back on the water  

Violent Hit-and-Run in EB: Fox25 Was off-duty Uber driver; Victim helped by Good Samaritan

Crime News: Channel7: Police: East Boston man rushed to hospital with gunshot wound overnight

Coming to a close : October Italian Heritage Month Calendar

At union-sponsored STAR Event: Two East Boston residents each win a pick-up


Crime News: "Droopy" in the dock: DOJ Three 18th Street Gang Members/Associates Plead Guilty to Gun Trafficking Charges

This just in: Eagle Hill Civic Association to discuss new police station plan; local zoning cases and more at tonight's meeting

WBUR: East Boston responds to recent
Daily Item of Lynn:  Lynn enters the race to lure Amazon's second HQ; Suffolk Downs emerges

Back-to-school-fair: On the heels of new contract, Boston Teachers Union hosts event to help students from all backgrounds

Time to step up: BH: Locals spring into action to assist Mexico

Fr. John to remain in East Boston: Salesian Boys & Girls Club seeking new executive director 

News: LaMattina honored in North End for service

Wasted? Pro-marijuana groups say no to revenue for pot-free towns

October 23: Gove Street Citizens Association Meeting

Herald: Reputed MS-13 big indicted

Globe  (gated): D1 race "interesting"

Religious News: The Pilot: Relics of St. Anthony of Padua coming to East Boston on Oct 13 at Sacred Heart

Defending Columbus: J. Braceras: WSJ (gated): Without Columbus, There Would Be No Latinos: Last year a Puerto Rican city put up a monument to the explorer taller than the Statue of Liberty..

Farmers Market open on Wednesdays



A must-read: Peter Lucas on Joe DeNucci: Joe DeNucci proved that nice guys can be champs Background: R.I.P. Joe DeNucci, former state auditor An East Boston favorite

Suggested reading:  The truth about Columbus "Ku Klux Klan Pushed Anti-Columbus Rhetoric"


Baker's pick voted by board to head agency: WT: Worcester Sheriff Lew Evangelidis to head Massport board

Crime News: U.S. DOJ: East Boston Man Sentenced for Illegal Firearm Dealing


Spare Change News: Boston puts Advanced Property Management on notice in kickoff to Renters’ Week of Action

ICE raid ICE makes Massachusetts sweep of 50 alleged criminal illegals. City: "This was a criminal operation. So our involvement was in keeping with exactly what the commissioner stated in February."

HEY CAMBRIDGE TAKE THIS! The Italian American Experience in the People's Republic

District 1 City Council race close: Passacantilli & Edwards head to November Edwards takes Eastie! Bay State Banner: Preliminary Election Day Rundown

Lydia Edwards calls for debates across all three neighborhoods in district

Thank God! Boston Police found missing 83-year-old man with Alzheimer's



Boston’s FY18 Budget Increases by 5.0%

Boston Municipal Research Bureau: At $3.1 billion, city budget grows by 5.0%

Chamber and Main Streets Networking Event: Congressman Michael Capuano to speak October 10

Hot! Hot! Hot! EB Real estate: "Lendlease’s debut Boston development is a testament to just how hot the city’s condo market has become."

Great pick: Casaletto hired as East Boston Central Catholic School principal More from The Pilot

Metro: East Boston rent average @ $1,700 for one-bd; see map


Latest: Walsh appoints Jesus Garcia as the new East Boston Neighborhood Services Liaison within the Mayor’s Civic Engagement Cabinet. JG

"Happy Columbus Day to All"

Columbus Day Observations: October 9: Open House at the Dante Alighieri

It's Preliminary Election Day in East Boston!  You can bet on a low turnout on Tuesday: That's the history of city preliminary elections; Galvin expects a 15 percent turnout Political News: LaMattina endorses Passacantilli in District 1 fight. More politics: WBUR: City of Boston Ballot Information  Where to vote in East Boston on September 26: Info Politics: Passacantilli gets nod from Ward 1 Democratic Committee; Walsh, others also endorsed  More here. Farmer: Push Massport to reduce Logan AIrport pollution Edwards culls more union endorsements


East Boston News Links

Farmers Market open today!
Politics: Bay State Banner: District 1 Candidates face off
NJ: "East Boston man" arrested for murder
Herald: Cops: MS-13 member held in N.J. murder

The future of farmers markets: Where are the customers? 

At Crossroads: Massport donates backpacks for East Boston students 

Roundup of MassDot meeting at Universal Hub: Residents upset with Sumner Tunnel traffic lanes

Universal Hub: Gunfire in East Boston damages one car, sends bullet through apartment window

Local News: Massport Awards Annual Rauseo Memorial Scholarship

At 9th annual wiffle ball tourney, East Boston Athletic Board raises $3000 for scholarships; Rundown

News: Tow trucks line funeral procession for 6-year-old who drowned in East Boston Background 'Sad day': Boy drowns at Eagle Hill residence

Politics 2017: Campaign: Passacantilli will hire neighborhood liaisons from each community in district 1 (EB/NE/Charlestown)

On Paris Street: "To Immigrants with Love" Mural unveiled at Eastie block party

East Boston 2030: Mayor Walsh Celebrates Ribbon Cutting of Central Square Revamp


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photo credit: EastBoston.Com

September 22: Kiwanis to honor Clark Moulaison as Kiwanian of the Year.

Kiwanis Logo for Clarkie
Clark Moulaison  
Tenants on guard: BG (gated): Building clearout at Meridian and Lexington worries residents Tenants on guard: BG (gated): Building clearout at Meridian and Lexington worries residents

Let us now praise great works and a great man!
Eastie Pride honors John White for his 50 years of community service at APAC

More pictures from Eastie Pride Day

Question: Who rules our neighborhood?
18th Street or MS-13? Please advise, Mr. Mayor! Herald: Tagging worries residents


It looks like Chelsea Street to us!


TODAY! Politics: Reminder from candidate M. Farmer: Wednesday, September 6 is the last day to register to vote in the September 26 preliminary  
DanaFarberLogo East Boston resident supporting cancer care and research in B.A.A. Half Marathon

Tuesday 9/12: Mayor Walsh to cut ribbon at re-opening of Central Square Park, traffic improvements 11 a.m.
  Tom Malone

#MAEconomy: Massachusetts unemployment rate is no longer lower than U.S. rate July 2017: 4.3%; 200 jobs lost

September 28: Friends of East Boston Greenway with the Greenway Council

Metro: East Boston rent average @ $1,700 for one-bd; see map

Fr. John to remain in East Boston: Salesian Boys & Girls Club seeking new executive director 

Question: Who rules our neighborhood?
18th Street or MS-13? Please advise, Mr. Mayor! Herald: Tagging worries residents

Tenants on guard: BG (gated): Building clearout at Meridian and Lexington worries residents


A friendly reminder: When Central Square rehab work is done, this sign needs to go back up.
Tom Malone Sign in Central Square East Boston



Tony C: Wicked Local: Longtime friends remember Sox legend Conigliaro’s beaning in 1967 GREAT PIECE!
Tony C

Change petition for Tony Conigliaro:  Vote to Retire Tony C's #25


Howie Carr: "Meet Social Justice Warrior Adan Daroba, 22, of East Boston"

Paris Village, site of the old Salesian Boys & Girls Club, breaks ground; Mayor joints EB CDC to mark new construction

East Boston Salesian Club Paris Village 2017

The Sweet Science: "Vinnie Curto vs. Roger Phillips: Our Tale Begins With This Tawdry Mismatch"

Rents soar in East Boston: T Rent Map



Tonight! Wed 9/6: Airport Impact Relief meets; Agenda

More on the Navy battle to save the peacoat: Sterlingwear seeks to save jobs Background:  The race to save Sterlingwear's Navy Peacoat

Quality of Life: Friends of Meridian Street demand new MBTA fuel efficient, enviro-friendly buses for local routes

Universal Hub: Developers propose replacing rental-car lot with 300 residential units on McClellan Highway  Globe coverage here



UNION TOWN; Teamsters found not guilty of extortion in federal court but would you make a movie in this town?

Crime News: Not good: WCVB-TV: Boston seeing increase in shootings so far in 2017, police data shows


Herald: One East Boston man appears in court as result of rally arrest.

Crime News II: Back in Boston: UH: Man arrested in New York for MS-13-related double shooting at Maverick T stop last year



MassDOT-meeting on Sumner Tunnel update




August 28: Gove Street Citizens Association to meet; Maverick Street "Pickle Factory" on the agenda

Wiff time: 9th Annual East Boston Athletic Board Wiffle Ball Tournament; Details over at FB

R.I.P Wayne Woodlief, former Herald columnist

Business News: Meridian Bancorp’s Hold Rating Reiterated at Piper Jaffray Companies

Business News: EBSB to open two branches

Airport Taxi Crash: Cabbie charged


More dates: Suffolk Downs gets $800k in connection with two-day race schedule



REMEMBER: "East Boston is STILL not an airport" NBC: Boston Snapchat Filters Removed After Eastie Residents Complain More from Fox Here's some history!

More housing coming online: BPDA approves slew units in East Boston



Trenton Street: Six-year-old boy pulled from pool  Herald: Critical condition

Walsh: Boston no place for hate

Blue Line: BG: Man hit by train near OH station

Trenton Street: Six-year-old boy pulled from pool  Herald: Critical condition


Racing lives! Baker signs extension for simulcast betting at Raynham, East Boston and Plainridge Park

BH Gelzinis: WWII vet remembers the evil Nazis

Crime News: Police investigating stabbing in East Boston Saturday night Arrest Made: Cottage Street

Crime News: Daily Item of Lynn: Drugs, Kidnap; EB man charged


The EB Greenway Crew gets it done! Come see the work the EB crew has done on the greenway and hear about their projects at Eastie Farm and the Belle Isle Marsh. Friday, August 18, 12 noon. Meet at the Caboose.
L. Florence Charitable Fund

The Massachusetts jobs picture: U-Rate- 4.3; new jobs - 10,000: US Economic Update: U.S. Employment Situation in June 2017: U-Rate + 4.4; Jobs: +220,000


Horses weren't the only ones running at Suffolk Downs: Thieves attempt, steal

Sweet Science: Joe Barboza was a boxer: The Boxer Who Morphed From “The Baron” to “The Animal” to “The Rat”

Public Art by Immigrants: Mural to be painted on Meridian Street

The fight against MS-13: AG Sessions lauds MS-13 arrests in El Salvador

Innovation in our backyard: WBZ-TV: Pitts Stop: East Boston Startup Tests Self-Driving Boats

My Brother's Keeper program: EBHS one of nine recipients

Universal Hub: WireWireless company told to come up with more discreet way to hide antennas at Sacred Heart parish

East Boston   Political News: Passacantilli Opens Campaign Office in East Boston

COMMUNITY ALLIANCE-NUBE 2013 SURVEY Highlights & Complete Survey

Business News: Meridian Bancorp, Inc. Reports Record Net Income for the Second Quarter & Six Months Ended June 30, 2017

Modern life worries: Rooftops: BG gated: Deck madness

A peek inside city government: BMRB: User fees and charges generate $7M for eight departments

Just don't call us EaBo! Boutique apt: New East Boston condos start at $509,000 for a two-bedroom

Future Suffolk Downs project: Here comes the money: HFF Secures $80 Million in Acquisition Financing and Advises on the Sale of Suffolk Downs

Trees: WBUR: Youth Brigade Aims To Close Tree Canopy Gap In EB


Herald: Eastie hotel eyes expansion: Nixes restaurant plans for more rooms EastBoston Hotel





Dot News: Meet Joseph A. Wiley: He’s ‘dissatisfied’ and wants to be your next mayor

Donate now: Support local Pop Warner football

BLDUP: The MBTA Blue Line: Overlooked Real Estate Corridor Turned Hotbed for Investment

Entrepreneur of the Year: EBSB's Dick Gavegnano  DickGavegnanoPresidentEastBostonSavingsBank

Sen. Warren hits Trump in EB visit: Herald >/a>

MS-13 front: BH: Suspect held without bail for East Boston murder of boy, 16 "In total, five Hispanic teens were found slain between September 2015 and December. Three of those cases have been linked by authorities to the escalating feud between rivals MS-13 and 18th Street."

Rep. Lynch puts heat on FAA: Fighting the noise

Suspect arrested in Texas: Herald: Suspect caught in EB teen slay

Fox25: Second man arrested in connection to Bell Isle Marsh murder

People are afraid of mumps for more than one reason: WGBH


8/1 Tonight: LoPresti Park: National Night out

Real Estate News: Lendlease Launches East Boston Condo Development

Next Greenway Meeting: Tonight, July 27

Institute of Contemporary Art Family Event in EB: July 29

R.I.P. Judge Ligotti, who grew up in East Boston

Business News: Meridian Bancorp, Inc. and Meetinghouse Bancorp, Inc. Announce Merger Agreement More from BBJ

Crime fighting: BPD makes arrest in Maverick Square; suspect packing heat

Public Meeting: Gove Street Citizens Association to meet July 24 Agenda

Herald: Casino tax revenue goes to horse owners

Urban Liberty Blog: Suffolk Downs plans are a slap in the face Background: BBJ: Suffolk Downs sold: New owner speaks Banker & Tradesman: SD site a jobs creator

Random Eastie: Haynes Street on a summer's day


AngryBNB Apparently Eastie doesn't like AirBnB: BH: Legislature to mull regulations


Daily Item of Lynn: Live racing at Suffolk Downs had a good weekend

Universal Hub: Licensing hearing hears about melee at Central Sq. restaurant

Politics: North Ender to run Passacantilli campaign

Proposed City Budget: A testament to Big Government: $3.18 billion in  "Investments!" City opts to increase its pension liability District 1 city council race coverage

CBS Boston: Dozens Evacuated As Crews Fight Fire at Milano's in OH 

News: 10 injured in cab crash at Logan Airport: CBS4 video

On the cat patrol in East Boston: BG-gated: It's under control


logo Social Centers East Boston Social Center Summer Program Schedule


EMPEROR MARTY WALSH: BG: Mayor's campaign chest brimming with cash from business DotReporter: Tito Jackson sees path to victory

Boncore-Edwards? A deal? BG: No says the senator of his support for former opponent

Herald: Central Square eatery to answer for allegations it did not report April stabbings

May Massachusetts Jobs Report:  U-Rate: 4.2% with 2,900 new jobs in May


Suffolk Downs goes live with two days of racing this coming weekend: Details Jersey Barriers: Monmouth Park bans horsemen from shipping to Suffolk Downs

A Volkswagon ad with an East Boston connection.


JNPA Potluck

MS-13 leader cuts a deal: 10 years for pleading guilty

House goes to pot! Tax-hungry Legislature rewrites voter-approved pot legalization. Madaro votes Yes "The House bill's mandatory tax rate is more than double the maximum 12 percent rate approved by voters, and the House version allows town government officials to ban marijuana shops from town rather requiring a townwide referendum, as the ballot law envisioned."

Random Eastie: A quiet Fourth of July at the Ciampa Community Gardens on Marginal Street

Random Eastie: A quiet Fourth of July at the Ciampa Community Gardens on Marginal StreetFourth-of-July-2017



2017 Farmers Market


Should incumbent Congressman Mike Capuano be worried? Boston Globe: Cambridge councilor plans to challenge Congressman Mike Capuano Globe: "Mazen, the state’s highest-profile Muslim elected official"  UH: Repealing holiday in Cambridge, Mazen: "Columbus a War Criminal"

Protect yourself! Sign up for a self-defense class at Station A-7 More information here

For the Fourth of July: Jefferson's classic: JFK reading the Declaration of Independence.


Residents encouraged to apply: Boston Cultural Council Artist Fellowship Award Pilot

New York Post: Trump’s pledge to wipe out MS-13 gang paying off in NY

R.I.P. Bill Hogan who served in roles for Governor Ed King. "Despite his string of high-profile jobs, 'he was extremely proud of his East Boston roots,' said his son, who added that to family and friends, 'he was always just Bill Hogan.'"

Statement: Margaret Farmer announces candidacy for District 1 City Council
Big News: DOJ: href=""> Fugitive and alleged MS-13 member arrested on illegal re-entry charges

What's happening this month at the East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library: Event schedule

State Senator Joe Boncore Endorses Lydia Edwards for District 1 City Council Seat>

Low flying planes rattle Eastie residents. Yes they have been flying a bit low:  Congressman Capuano chimes in

Politics: Stephen Passacantilli Formally Kicks Off Campaign for Boston City Council in East Boston

News: BH: Save the Harbor/ Save the Bay awards grant to EB for beach activities

Business News: EBSB expands with two new branches

News: BH: Cops bust three in alleged family-run sex ring More from the Daily Item of Lynn

 Month off: Gove Street to next meet on July 28;

Opening soon: Eater Boston takes a look at the Cunard Tavern on Orleans St.

June 19: Celebrating the Tall Ships in East Boston at the local library More details

WBUR: Everything you need to know about the Tall Ships  Metro.US: More on Sail Boston 2017 & Street closures in East Boston outlined

Public Meeting: Greenway Council June 22

Politics: Boston Globe names city council candidate Lydia Edwards "2017 Game Changer" Campaign launched

Conte at On the mayor's capital plan

TallShips-East_Boston_Branch_BPL Sinatra is out  of District 1 City Council race  Statement to EBDOTCOM

Herald: Indictment names suspected ringleader of Boston MS-13 Patch: Feds allege gang leader authorized slayings of two teens.

East Boston Playhouse: To stage "Steel Magnolias"

News: WCVB: Two people killed in crash on Chelsea Street bridge



FACEBOOK: AIR INC response to CLF-Massport deal, CLF cuts a deal: Metro: Logan to add 5,000 spaces

BH: Great Joe Fitzgerald column on Tony and DeDe Marmo

Kiwanis Logo  N.E. Patriots Super Bowl Trophy coming to June 20 East Boston Kiwanis Club Meeting thanks to Local Author, NFL Player Agent 



HammerEast Hammer East Art Garage Grand Opening Sponsored by City Realty: June 16

Jobs Report: US U-Rate at 4.3%; Payrolls up 138,000 -  MA U-rate: 3.9 percent; State adds 3,900 jobs in April

Public Meeting: Jeffries Point  Neighborhood Association Meeting 6/13/2017

Sacred Heart Annual Spaghetti Dinner: June 13

Madaro seeks action on traffic mess: New design a burden on East Boston residents: Governor at Salesian Breakfast "We're working on fixing it." DOT statement

Anthony Sammarco Historian to Visit June 8: East Boston Museum & Historical Society hosts best-selling author and historian Anthony Mitchell Sammarco

BH: Evans on fighting crime in Eastie: It's Trump's fault

BPDNews: Thank you Freedoms Foundation for thanking us
Freedoms Foundation in East Boston

Gated Globe: A. Walker: ABCD's “Field of Dreams” fuses social activism and summer fun

Globe: Man jumps from Bennington Street building

Business News: EBSB in Saugus Welcomes Vilma Russell as New Residential Loan Officer

Governor Baker is coming to town! Chamber breakfast event June 8 Details

Former East Boston resident: 83-year-old Korean War veteran will finally graduate high school

Guest Column: Mayor Walsh: City budget invests in East Boston

It will take some getting used to: Sumner Tunnel Toll Booths removed permanently 

Gone The Toll Booths At Sumner Tunnel


EastBoston Coffee with a Cop Angela’s Cafe
1012 Bennington St.

Wednesday, May 24,

No agenda or speeches just a chance to ask questions and get to know our police officers

Backgrounder: News Flash! Lydia's in first! Edwards announces for District 1 city council seat Passacantilli in, Sinatra follows,  now Kelly...


HodgeBoilerWorks Herald on Hodge Boiler Works: 119 apartments sought on E. Boston waterfront

Meeting: Gove Street Citizens Association to Meet on May 22


Walsh Announces Capital Plan in East Boston
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Mayor announces city's multi-year capital plan in East Boston's Central Square.
List of Eastie projects East Boston Foundation's David Arinella commends local projects in plan.  Video  Text of remarks

Crime News: 4 men stabbed in East Boston Channel 7 video report 25 News coverage

Economy: U.S. Employment Situation April 2017: 4.4% U-Rate; 211,000 jobs. Analysis

Update from NorthEndWaterfront.Com: Kelly out! More names emerge

25News: Crews respond to hazmat situation in East Boston WCVB reports

City Council votes: Winthrop Street garage sale one step closer; proceeds to fund OH Projects rebuild

Bravo! Hard Work Pays Off for Yesia Calderon! Deserving East Boston HS student receives full scholarship to college

Update: LaMattina statement on decision

North End  LaMattina not running for re-election The Big Question: Who's going to run for the District 1 seat Herald coverage on LaMattina MS-13 Member admits to assault charges

Analysis: The new MA unemployment rate: Up to 3.6 percent

Governor Baker is coming to town! Chamber breakfast event June 8 Details

Book Club revived: Friends of the Library to discuss first book on May 13

News: May Day rallies push for "sanctuary state" designation (at Maverick Square)

Gloribell Mota of NUBE "It's not about one day; it's about a movement."

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Coscheca Marxists Go Wild on May Day

Public Meeting 5/9: Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association  

Daily Item of Lynn: Cucchiello’s Bakery set to thrive in Saugus

Fox25: Police: Mother's friend arrested after throwing 4-year-old into frigid Eastie water

WBUR on Zumix: Interview

#SPPSC Save Piers Park Sailing Center

Big News: BG: Institute of Contemporary Art expands to East Boston dubbed "Watershed"; WBUR coverage New York Times takes note so does US News & WR

At Sam Adams:  Real estate firm donates 10 laptop computers to Boston school’s autism program.

BH: Flynn: Time to stop ignoring genocide

BMRB: Don’t Settle Teachers’ Contract Without Bold Reform

Business News: Meridian Bancorp, Inc. Reports Record First Quarter Net Income

SAMPAN: Governor Baker, Massport celebrate improvements to Logan’s International Terminal and launch of 1st nonstop South American service

Blockbuster Herald on East Side Money Gang: "There are different groups in East Boston besides MS-13 and 18th Street that have come up on our radar. We are looking at them as well.” BH: Update: City manager combating gangs

Common Shadows: EB project to benefit from lifting ban on Boston Common shadows More from BBJ

Gaming Commission OKs sale of Suffolk Downs Herald editorial: R.I.P. Suffolk Downs More from the Sentinel & Enterprise Background: Daily Racing Form: Suffolk Downs sold to development firm; racing to continue through 2018

April 29: Freedoms Foundation honors police officer who saved colleague's life

April 27: Friends of the East Boston Greenway With the East Boston Greenway Council UPDATE: Greenway flooding to be discussed.

The Economy: US unemployment rate drops to 4.5% while only adding 98,000 in March

April 21: East Boston Neighborhood Health Center celebrates diversity and access with "Don't be denied" event.

April 20: Meeting on proposed parking expansion at Logan  

Public Notice: Gove Street Citizens Association to meet 4/24

Fox 25: BPD on high alert after yet another case of vehicle tampering

April 20: Marijuana Awareness Forum at Social Center

BH: East Boston Court slated for renovation in Spence draft

East Boston Open Studios at Atlantic Works - April 22 & 23

East Boston Artists Group

News: Shots fired outside of Revere carnival Herald coverage

News: Rep. Madaro questions Baker Administration on Belle Isle staffing level

Business News: Quincy Developer Buys Bank Branch In Central Sq. East Boston (Banker & Tradesman)

Abandoning Sterlingware? Tri-State Livestock News: Navy�s decision to abandon iconic pea coat is a blow to the sheep industry

Once Oscar Woodworking soon to be a restaurant: BosMag: Cunard Tavern

Universal Hub: East Boston restaurant wants to sell entire bottles of wine; city councilor, police oppose idea

Economy: Massachusetts adds 10,100 jobs as U-Rate ticks up slightly to 3.4%: Commentary

Aiko From East Boston Go Aiko Sogabe! East Boston resident running for cancer research in the Boston Marathon to raise money for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

KTRUST East Boston Kiwanis K-Trust makes appeal for last minute donations to Scholarship Fund. Donor form here.


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This just in from Eater: Mike is moving Cucchiello's in Day Sq. bakery to Saugus

Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association P&Z Meeting: 4/19

Sumner Tunnel Toll Plaza Demolition and Roadway Reconstruction Project- Public Information Meeting: April 12

Congressman Capuano comes to town April 13: EBHS

April 13: Ward 1 Democratic Committee Meeting

Surely spring, the sun and the garden will come
Marginal Street Community Garden
Victory Garden on Marginal St. (

DOJ: East Boston Woman Sentenced for Defrauding Social Security
Economic News: US GDP for 2016: A sorry 1.6 percent!

Peter Lucas: Beacon Hill silent on UMass Boston's fiscal fiasco "The school just spent $120 million for construction of its first dormitory. It will open in 2018 and will house 1,000 students. You just know that those students will not be from Dorchester, Mattapan or East Boston."

Sending A Signal: Boston DJs For ZUMIX delivers a common cause to the FM radio dial

Wakefield Patch: Radio Shack in East Boston slated for closing as company declares bankruptcy for the second time


Failed Petition: Save Cucchiellos Bakery of East Boston

None in East Boston! Curbed: 12 Boston developments set to transform the city

Let's see what East Boston thinks about Logan Airport's competitiveness! BBJ: "constrained parking and runway space could tether the city�s growth if [Logan] expansion plans can�t go forward."

Mark the date! Book sale and 'Green Building Tour'  at the EB Library April 1

News: The 2017 Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards: East Boston Neighborhood Health Center wins third place

East Boston Museum: Historical Presentation for Seniors: East Boston March 31

Change petition for Tony Conigliaro:  Vote to Retire Tony C's #25
Tony C

To testify against boyfriend: Bella Bond's Mother Pleads Guilty In Connection To Toddler's Death

Mayoral candidate Tito Jackson, city councilor, will speak at Gove Street Citizens monthly meeting on March 27. Details

Economy: Massachusetts adds 10,100 jobs as U-Rate ticks up slightly to 3.4 percent: Commentary

Herald: Cop cam pilot flies into flak; EB not covered

March 22: Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association P&Z

Salesian Paint Night a success
Salesian Paint Night

Salesian Paint Night 2
Friends of the East Boston Greenway With the East Boston Greenway Council: March 23

Big Big News: Sold! All about 'critical mass': BG: Local developer said to have deal to purchase Suffolk Downs  B&T: "Imminent" Earlier: BH: Talks about sale underway Background: Suffolk Downs: Is it for sale? Commonwealth Mag explores

Update: Turned himself in. Update: ARREST MADE! BPD News update Alert: Boston Police Investigating Recent Indecent Assault

Universal Hub: "East Boston could get toasted flatbread place" at 53 Chelsea St.

Crime News: Coke bust in Somerville nabs EB man

Local Dems choose delegates for June 3 state covention

FOX25 Investigates: Hundreds of Boston teachers working without proper licenses

News: WCVB-TV: Two people stabbed in East Boston  Update: Cops make arrest

Business News: MassDevelopment Bond Helps Build Affordable Housing at Coppersmith Village

Coppersmith Project American Architectural

When the bust comes? BBJ: Sky�s got a limit: How long can the boom in Boston�s luxury condo market last?

Another Big Dig Lie: Easing Congestion? No! BH: Study: Boston gridlock is eighth-worst in the U.S.

Walsh, EBMS's Max Gruner: Trump's proposed budget is harmful to city programs

News: EBNHC's Manny Lopes picked for Blue Cross Blue Shield board Manuel Lopes East Boston

Business News: Meridian Bancorp, Inc. Announces 33% Increase in Quarterly Dividend

Business News: Mayor Walsh launches effort to help minority-owned small business

Dee Stiletto's new song "Love Here We Come"

Channel 5:  Uncovers new evidence against a violent gang targeting teen

BMRB on taxes: Walsh expands residential exemption for owner-occupied homeowners: Decrease on average of $302

So what do you think? When Street Parking Becomes a Pop-Up Bus Lane

Fox News: Officers involved in East Boston shootout thank MGH doctors

East Boston BYOB Story No interest in BYOB at eateries? BH reports Background: City of Boston approves BYOB rules for East Boston

Arlington feels the roar! Wicked Local Arlington: Local residents report on airplane noise in Massport meeting

Hey, would you like to work for the  arrogant owner of DownEast Cider of East Boston? Low class owner rants about job applicants Potty mouth no way to make a point

Tonight 3/9 : Friends of The East Boston Library, Monthly Meeting, Thursday, March 9th, 6:30 P.M. at the Branch Library - 365 Bremen Street

March 4: Local Democrats to caucus

National Catholic Reporter: The Deportations Begin

BDPNews: Police making EB drug bust honored


Gove Street Citizens Association meets on Feb. 27

Programs at the East Boston Branch Library this month

Feb. 23: East Boston Greenway Meeting

East Boston resident named: Mayor Walsh appoints diversity outreach director to advance City�s diversity agenda in public and private sectors

Conte at With Trump, Fairer Weather May Be Blowing This Way (Coverage of the New England Economic Partnership Conference)


Matt Ryan Falls to Brady

All hail the greatest QB evah! Patriots win 5th Super Bowl in classic thriller!

THE SHAME OF THE MASSACHUSETTS LEGISLATURE! House, Senate override Gov. Baker's veto of pay raise. BU Daily Free Press: Gov. Baker vetoes legislative pay increase EB residents comment
Rapino Funeral Home Property To Be Developed: Globe story (gated)  Union take on proposal IBEW

9 Chelsea Street

Clippership Apartments to be upgraded: Winn Development plan

Danilchuk answers the call again!


NECN: 12 Residents Displaced in East Boston Fire

GoFundMe page set up for fire victims. Donate here

To Mass Health : Dentist to pay state $475K for overbilling at 21 offices including one in East Boston

The end of civility during winter time in East Boston.  Space savers bring out the worst Fox News reports MassLive reports "It's getting out of hand!"

Earlier this month: Nearly a dozen vehicles damaged on East Boston highway Blame the potholes!

Day without immigration: Restaurants close or show other signs of support for immigrants. More from CBS

Mayor declares all schools closed for Friday; More here

Forecast here; Storm details


Business: Roy's Cold Cuts gets Phantom Gourmet plug

Herald: Cops increasingly denying requests to hold illegals

Real Estate News: BosMag: Here�s the Neighborhood Where Homes Stay on the Market the Longest (Middle of the pack: EB @ 46.2 days)

Shovel ready:
Mayor Walsh breaks ground on redevelopment of Orient Heights public housing BG gated story here

Curbed Boston Theory: East Boston headed for more gentrification

Jeffries Point Neighborhood to meet Feb. 13 

In the money: Meridian Bancorp, Inc. Reports Record Net Income for the Fourth Quarter And Year Ended December 31, 2016

Chelsea teen murder: Related to East Boston deaths?

Homeless Motels:
Baker sued for lack of access to motel housing for homeless families

Tito! Tito! Tito!: BosMag:  Jackson to run against Walsh for mayor Backgrounder: Politics: Boston Mag: Who's afraid of Marty Walsh? Gelzinis: Tito's Tale of Two Cities

Walsh goes full pro-tenant! Patch: New housing policy push from City Hall Small property owners: Not so fast!

Eastie Jets: BH: High school football teams appeal to move to different divisions


Protests continue: Logan on Sunday

Gloribell leads: Rapping Trump protesters hang pro-immigrant sign over tunnel; "A day without immigrants"


The Great Tom Brady headed to Super Bowl 51

A clown from East Boston early morning added to the national paranioa about our New England Patriots: Man arrested for pulling alarm in Steelers airport hotel Update: "Drunk and Stupid" pleads not guilty More at BH

Alarm Fake News: Why Dallas Mavs Owner Mark Cuban is an idiot

Chamber Installation: Feb. 2



Gove Street Citizens Association: Jan 23

Taste of Eastie: January 26

MCAS results are out. EBHS

The 2017 Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards: Third-Place Winning Team�East Boston Neighborhood Health Center

January 26: EB Democrats to meet

Greenway Meeting: January 26. Agenda

This Saturday: Jermaine Wiggins at Wing Stop in Central Square.

Jermaine Wiggins at Wing Stop

Now a watchdog: BH: Ex-boss of indicted Marty Walsh aide joins FinCom

Elbow Street: High level of carbon monoxide 2 hospitalized; source is underground cable

Fire: UH: Two-alarm fire in East Boston displaces four overnight

Update: BH: Lynn man held on $20K bail after car dragging death

Bad Start to the New Year: BPD: Death Investigation in the Area of 220 Saratoga Street;  Hit and Run; Suspect Arrested "After Confrontation"

Herald: Rash of teen slayings prompts DA�s office to head off gang recruitment

Rogers of One East Boston: Boston Herald Radio Interview

Herald: Dead teens were friends.

WBUR: While Boston Murders Were Up In 2016, Authorities Tout Drop In Overall Crime

Vigil: In East Boston, a community mourns and begs for answers

Back to 12/9 Belle Isle case: Teen found in salt marsh was murdered, police say Victim Identified

Latest:  Herald: Teen ID�d as agency jumps into slaying probe

WCVB-TV: DCF joins probe after another teen found dead in East Boston

Victim: 18-year-old from Central America More at BPD News

Herald: "More anguish in Eastie"

Martin L. King's classic "Letter from a Birmingham Jail."

Group: Enough is enough

LaMattina: �No one has claimed him�

Latest: BH: Police probe of Stadium victim possible gang ties in five grisly deaths Globe coverage

News: Stabbing Victim Found at East Boston Stadium CBS: Resident: "It all adds up to an uneasy feeling on what should be a relaxing holiday"

News:  Mayor Walsh Proposes Housing Stability Act For Boston

Immigration Session: EB BPL January 21

Sounding off on pot: Locals in the BH

EVERYONE Is Welcome at EBNHC -- Even Dark Lords!

Ballot stats: How Eastie voted on the ballot questions on November 8





T-Alert: Bowdoin Station will be closed next weekend for maintenance.

JP Neighborhood Association Meeting:  Jan. 10

Jan 12: Ward 1 Democratic Committee Meeting

Jan 14 at the Library: Discovering Chinese Culture A Slide Presentation

East Boston Public Library 1/14/2017

WHDH-TV Police make major drug bust in East Boston coverage BH: Estimated value $1m


R.I.P. Milt Schmidt Boston Bruins Icon

Congrats to Fr. Sallese: The Pilot: My 50 years as a priest

NorthEndWaterfrontReview: No Midnight Harbor Fireworks for 2017 New Year�s; First Night Reduced to a Back Bay-Only Affair

Notice: No December Gove Street Civic Association Meeting; Next Meeting takes place on January 24.

Need health insurance? City Hall is here to help. Details

Moving out of the State House: Carlo Basile to join lobbying firm

Herald: Police hunt for clues after finding body in East Boston

Fox 25: Body found in East Boston marsh, police investigating Metro coverage here

Shovel ready: Mayor Walsh breaks ground on redevelopment of Orient Heights public housing BG gated story here

Shovel ready: Mayor Walsh breaks ground on redevelopment of Orient Heights public housing

Holiday Party at Library: December 8

Curbed Boston Theory: East Boston headed for more gentrification

Big Meeting! Future of DPW site Eagle Square "East Boston Municipal Facility Study and the New A-7 Police Station Design"  December 12

WCVB-TV: Police investigate shooting in East Boston

Zoning decision: Universal Hub: "Lot by lot, buildings on Havre Street in East Boston getting taller"

FoxNews: 1 killed in East Boston rollover crash

Pop-up parks video: EB Greenway

League Champs: East Boston High School Girls Volleyball Team recognized by Boston City Council
On Wed, Nov. 30, the Boston City Council honored the East Boston girls volleyball team for their 18-0 season win. The 14-member team is coached by Vanessa Bigby and three assistant coaches. East Boston recently beat Boston Latin Academy for the City Championship Title.

Local entrepreneur comes up with Warm Up Coffee BostInno: This High-Protein Coffee Brand Could Be Your New Best Friend

Eastie Holiday Makers Market: Dec. 4. 11 & 18

EBSB: Meridian Bancorp, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend

Need health insurance? City Hall is here to help. Details

Suffolk County DA:  Swampscott man charged with two counts of manslaughter / OUI / August 31 East Boston Accident

A hockey game with meaning: BG: Bruins honor police officers shot in East Boston

Ballot stats: How Eastie voted on the ballot questions on November 8

Turkey Day Gridiron Classic: Eastie defeats Southie

No more change! What you need to know about electronic tolling roads in MA

Moving out of the State House: Carlo Basile to join lobbying firm

Herald:  East Boston to get 50 new mixed-income units

Standing headline: Real Estate is hot in Eastie: Curbed: The least expensive homes in EB

News: Police thank doctors who saved officers after East Boston shooting

The right to pour: Tally of Post-2014 liquor licenses in Boston

BH �Classic con man� sentenced to jail after bilking �clients� out of $32G

Report: MS-13 surging with influx of youths crossing border, 92% arrested illegal

BH: How to be a constable: Application attorney only knew cop shooter 3 hours

Development News: Next phase of Portside is underway

EVERYONE Is Welcome at EBNHC -- Even Dark Lords!

MCAS results are out. EBHS

Tune in: Eastie has a radio station #MakeSomeWaves for 94.9FM!
Change petition for Tony Conigliaro:  Vote to Retire Tony C's #25
Tony C


EBSB: Meridian Bancorp, Inc. Reports Record Net Income for the Third Quarter And Nine Months Ended September 30, 2016


WBUR: City releases draft plan for future development in Boston

R.I.P. Jimmy Magg's Magnasco, restauratuer

Election fallout: Alleged cyber bulling under investigation at East Boston High School

Patriot Nation: Robert Kraft celebrates 107 year old fan. She was born in East Boston

And so it begins: BH: Cops' deport retort: Locals vow to refuse Donald Trump's 'mass roundup' orders

BMRB: What if Boston votes yes for the CPA? It did. Read what it means here

News: Rep. Madaro honored by ABCD

Worth reading: Thanksgiving tragedy

A great story: BH: Eastie girl fighting leg paralysis is home for holiday

Stop & Shop steps up for Thanksgiving Day

Herald's H.S. Football Player of the Week: Joel Pastrana 

Nicolas Morales helps his mother, Iris Morales, pick up a turkey from Stop & Shop store manager Rich Nolan, Nov. 14 at the YMCA of East Boston in East Boston, Mass. Committed to sharing meals and giving thanks in the communities it serves, Stop & Shop is donating more than 21,000 turkeys to hunger relief organizations and families throughout the Northeast in need this holiday season.

Affordable housing funded: Proceeds of Winthrop Garage to fund housing in city, EB

Hardly News: Boston is a union town

Home for the holiday: WHDH-TV: Injured Officer Morris, involved in East Boston shooting, heads home

Wine Tasting

Nov. 29 (Tuesday) JPNA Meeting with Boston Transportation Department (BTD) 6:30-8:30pm @ EBNHC 250 Sumner St

Gove Street Citizens Association: November 28 Meeting Agenda
Sorry we're late: How Eastie voted on the ballot questions on November 8
Nov. 17: Paris Street Renovations Update from BCYF

EastieWalkforPeaceTuesday nights, 6 p.m. East Boston Police Station

Tuesday nights, 6 p.m. East Boston Police Station

Nov. 19: Honoring our local veterans
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM 60 Paris St


In praise of police. Rev. Miroslaw Kowalczyk's homily from St. Joseph/St. Lazarus special Mass.10/17  "The great outpouring of self in total surrender for the good of others is reflected in all of you gathered here today."


East Boston at its best! Mass at St. Lazarus offered at to support police in 200 residents attend. Begins and ends with applause for BPD. Coverage BG WBZ-TV BH

Nov. 18: Salesians' Spaghetti Dinner

Nov 5: AIR Inc sponsors day-long workshop on pollution Speaker line-up is here

East Boston Mass at St. Lazarus

Red Cross: Residents donate blood for police officers

Nov. 14: Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association meets

Question 1: Putting Eastie in the spotlight again Go get 'em Celeste!

The East Boston Connection to the Chicago Cubs: Lenny Merullo

Pro-life memo to HRC from urban pastors: "The work of the black church in our poor communities is of the utmost importance and the importance of our freedom to operate in accordance with our faith cannot be overstated."

Conte: November ballot question: Lifting the charter school cap

Herald: Mayor�s pal Joe Rull now consults for developers seeking Boston OK

BPD Appreciation Night at Salesians: Nov. 9

Universal Hub: Old tank farm in East Boston could become new home to marine businesses and parks

Revere turns down slots idea with 65% voting no in non-binding ballot question BH

Guest Opinion Editorial: Magdelana Ayed: Logan Impact Advisory Group left a lot to be desired, namely fairness.

News: FAA and Massport to Explore Noise Mitigation  "FAA has agreed that the ideas merit further study."

Officers recovering  'Prayers answered'  Update II from Commissioner Evans: Both police officers in 'good spirits'

Officers Cintolo, Morris

More on the shooter.

Shooting spurs blood donations.

Update: Morris leaves hospital  WBUR

Update: Officer Cintolo leaves hospital!

A role model: Eastie's Carlos Ruiz named candidate for the 2016 Senior CLASS Award

Carlos Ruiz of East Bosotn

Focus on local institutions: East Boston Community Development Corporation

Programs: What's happening in October in the Library

Side view of EB Library

Lydia Edwards: Staffing the Office of Housing Stability

Corrected: Friends of the Greenway-Greenway Council meeting: Thursday, Oct. 27 at 6:30 PM at the DeFronzo Center (395 Maverick St). On the dock: Massport update on Greenway extension & Roseland update.

Gove Street Citizens Association: October 24
Kiwanis Food Drive: October 24
Kiwanis Food Drive: October 24

City Finances: A small surplus

Update: BH: More surgery for officers

NY Daily News: Roommate, NECN reporter, interviewed by NECN

Community unites: Officers praised "When you shoot at officers, you're shooting at our community" More from BH

Globe: Cullen: In East Boston, police defy bullets and madness

Shooter: Who is Kirk Figeuroa? WCVB claims: Channel  5 Investigates: Suspect in Boston police shooting wrote of Islamic �rebirth,� had several aliases

Background: 2 Boston Officers Shot, Critically Injured In East Boston; Suspect Is Dead

BH: 9 hurt

BG: OH lockdown lifted
Residents were shaken

Talent: Surgeon an expert on high profile cases

October 22: At the library, Jungle Jim's Ghostbuster Academy


Business News: BBJ: East Boston Savins Bank opens Quincy branch

October 22: Sacred Heart Fall Dinner

BH �Classic con man� sentenced to jail after bilking �clients� out of $32G

News: Baker cuts ribbon at new charter school building in Day Square 


A piece of East Boston history from Digital Commonwealth

East Boston History Chapman School

Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association Planning & Zoning Meeting Wednesday Oct 19, 2016 @7pm Jeffries Point Yacht Club
565 Sumner St.

October 17: Public Information Meeting: Sumner Tunnel Entrance/Toll Plaza Project

October 18: EBNHC Free Community Engagement Luncheon Recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month

Suffolk DA: Two indicted in teen's murder

Mass scheduled for Monday at St. Joseph-St. Lazarus 7 pm

October 13: North Suffolk Mental Health to host parent discussion on marijuana use

Reports: PARADE CANCELLED! First time in history!  Oh no! Eastie's Queen Isabella, Sabina Taylor injured days before annual Columbus Day parade Stay Proud Eastie! Columbus Day Parade this weekend! To the politically correct crowd: Read this defense of Columbus Day. "You picked on the wrong crowd."  Alt view here.  More here

Cardinal O'Malley: BH: Not a fan of legal pot

Route 1A: At Least 1 Killed In East Boston Crash More from CBS Local

BG: (Gated) Maine councilor supports slots in Revere

Oct 5: "Dancing Elotes" at Farmer's Market

BBJ: Massport OKs $45M for Logan Terminal B improvements

Massachusetts Jobs Machine: U-Rate 3.9% for August 2016

How East Boston voted in the races for Register of Deeds, Governor's Council and Sheriff:  Results In Eastie Murphy, Kennedy & Tompkins ticket toppers

Election results from City Hall: The tally

October 2: Belle Isle Harvest Fest

News: State ed board chair gifted stock to family fund that supports charters

Globe: Eastie sets to fight casino again (gated)

WBUR: How Homeownership Affects Greater Boston's 'Immense' Racial Wealth Gap

Dot Reporter: Report sheds new light on where we live, work - and how we get there

Bostoniano: How to help the earthquake victims in Italy Herald: First Person Account

East Boston

Register of Deeds: Former city councilor Steve Murphy wins primary 
Tonight: Meet your neighbor Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association; Live music at 154 Maverick Street

advertising EastBoston DotCom Promo

September events at the East Boston Branch Library. Details


City budget is $2.97 billion. What does that buy?

Greenway Council and Friends of the East Boston Greenway will meet on Sept. 22, 2016 at the DeFronzo Center on Maverick Street.

Outside the Otis: BPD Officers display tremendous restraint while disarming knife-wielding suspect outside elementary school. Make no mistake: Police officers have a tough job! More from

BH: Boston cops to begin body cam training "The exclusion of East Boston is problematic"

To fight drug abuse: Gov. Baker announces creation of 13 drug take-back kiosks (one in EB)

Latest News: BH: Second man charged in East Boston slaying WCVB coverage
Herald: Massachusetts sees plunge in deportations

Bed Bugs Mapped by BG: BosMag: "Over the last four years, East Boston appears to have had it worst."

Crime News: WHDH: Nine alleged gang members indicted on drug, gun charges More from the Patch

News: 2 from Texas killed in shuttle crash More from WCVB;  GoFundMe page set up for victims;  Shuttle hit by "Swampscott man"

Paris St. Murder Update: BG: Man charged in  murder held without bail  More from Herald Paris St. Murder: Arrest Made In Fatal East Boston Stabbing More from the Herald & BPDNews More: BH: Eastie stabbing victim was 'great father,' friends say

Gove Street Citizens Association Meets September 26

Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association P/Z Mtg: 9/21

Tuesday 9/13: Jeffries Point  Neighborhood Association Meeting

Business News: Target price set for EBSB stock

MA U-Rate: 4.1% / 7,300 jobs added in July 2016

Outraged! Fox: Grandmother says first grader was left on bus for hours

Crime News: Livery driver from EB stabbed in Chelsea by teens

Municipal Research Bureau: PILOT Revenues Increase Over First Five Years

Flynn: Forget condos, not Boston families

This Old House: The East Boston Project: After

News: Massport Awards Annual Rauseo Memorial Scholarship; EB resident awarded $5,000 for college


fromZumixLogo Mark the Date ZUMIX Launches Youth Radio Station on 94.9FM, Celebrates with Block Party in East Boston on September 17

WHAT IS GOING ON IN EASTIE! Universal Hub: Two injured in large fight behind Shaw's supermarket

Found! Woman who might help with info on June murder on Princeton Street interviewed by BPD

Update: Witness speaks Fatal Accident: Woman killed on 1A, across from Courthouse Marriott  Fox: Limo Co. violations Party Bus Sun Chronicle: Victims of North Attleboro party bus in Boston fell out of emergency window exit

Busted: Search Warrant Leads to the Recovery of Rifle, Ammunition and Drugs

Business News: Eater: Downeast Cider�s  Expansion Is Almost Ready

This just in: Friends of EB Library to meet 9/8 @ 6 p.m.

Last day of live racing at Suffolk: Sunday 9/4


Pictured from left to right, Front Row: John Quinton, Sal Vigliotta, Chase Whiteknact, Christopher Testa, Stephen Smith, Nicholas Mustacchio Jr. Back Row: Coach Eldon Thomas, Jason DaSilva Jr., Ryan Thomas, Jaden Marshall, Johanix Amparo, Manager Jason DaSilva, Coach Nick Salerno Missing from photo: Yonaxi Alcantara, Ruben (Neal) DeLeon Jr., Coach Nick Mosca, Coach Mike Mosca Photo Credit John LaPlaca, Realty Ventures

Take the survey!


Team Forbes wins: EB Athletic Board Whiffle Ball Tourney


Gove Street Citizens Association to Meet: August 29

Crime News: Police investigating fatal stabbing on Paris Street

Random Eastie

Jet heads to Logan Airport as performance of Hamlet begins one Saturday night on Marginal Street in Chelsea.

Dying Breed! Horse racing: NECIR: State horse fund, facing long odds, can�t find enough purses to fatten

Crime News: NECN: Man Accused of Hiding Under Bed During Foot Chase Due in Court

HUBWAY SURVEY: Take it here
Hubway SurveyMonkey
Strange! Boston police take precautions after personal cars tampered with

Suffolk Downs considered? Battenfeld: Walsh admits he attempted to save Indy race

Crime News: Union Leader of NH: Gun purchased in NH allegedly used to shoot Boston police officer (and where we learn of the "Orient Heights gang")

Crime News: Police investigate assault in East Boston

Oh Goody! BBJ: Mass. will see $300M from two casinos and Plainridge, gaming chairman says

Globe profile on Eastie's Jim Cassetta

28th Annual Eastie Pride Day: Be there!



Hey Cambridge: Take this! The Italian American Experience in the People's


Tell Cambridge to get real. And to remember this piece

MuMural at the corner lo at Saratoga and Curtis Streets. Photo credit:



Restaurant News: Wingstop to Open Locations in Medford and East Boston

A good read: "The Phantom Toll Collector"

NASDAQ: Meridian Bancorp, Inc. Reports Net Income for the Second Quarter And Six Months Ended June 30, 2016

At the Caboose: East Boston Greenway: Youth Conversation Core final site presentation on Thursday 8/11 from 9am to 10am.

Saturday: 8th Annual East Boston Athletic Board Wiffle Ball Tournament

MORAL DEGENERACY AND FLASH MOBS: Herald: Owner condemns flash mob robbery

This just in: Zumix at Hatch Shell tonight!

Massport Meeting on Terminal E: August 10

BH: Compost co. sniffs out Eastie for Condor St. waterfront

August 10: Meeting on Terminal E Modernization

Thank you

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The essence of Eastie: Congrats to long-time residents Jim and Rose Aloisi of Chelsea Street
State Representative Adrian Madaro recently presented Citations from the House of Representatives to Rose and James Aloisi, Sr.  The citations recognized the celebration of their 90th birthdays and their 67th wedding anniversary.  The Aloisi's are long time residents of East Boston and they celebrated these milestones with their family at a luncheon held in their honor.

CBS-Boston: Revere Man Charged With OUI In Highway Work Site Crash

12 Displaced from Fire on Chelsea Street: Three buildings near Santarpio's Coverage from Ch7 Patch NECN Globe

Bloodhorse: Suffolk Downs Set for Live Racing Aug. 6-7

Fight, Fight: NJ racetrack v. Suffolk Downs

Skate Jam


Aftermath: Quick action by BFD saved neighboring buildings

Chelsea Street Fire

Photo @eastiestrong

BH: Opposing Question 1, Celeste Myers back fighting gaming in region

Irony alert! Liberals on Beacon Hill: Two day tax holiday in August 2016 is "too expensive"

Universal Hub: Liverpool Street: Proposal for 24-unit East Boston building now proposal for 36-unit East Boston building

BG: Health Center plans for Old Library Building on Meridian Street underscores need for services, diverse uses


Kiwanis Logo   August 2: Regina Marchi, author of 'Legendary Locals,' to speak at Kiwanis

August 2: National Night Out  Mayor, Police Commissioner plan events Local: 3 - 9 p.m Tuesday; LoPresti Park

Peace Walk in Eastie; Walsh joins effort to give residents And police a chance unite
The essence of Eastie: Congrats to long-time residents Jim and Rose Aloisi of Chelsea Street
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State Representative Adrian Madaro recently presented Citations from the House of Representatives to Rose and James Aloisi, Sr.  The citations recognized the celebration of their 90th birthdays and their 67th wedding anniversary.  The Aloisi's are long time residents of East Boston and they celebrated these milestones with their family at a luncheon held in their honor.

Massport Dicktat: No Uber at Logan!

July 28: Greenway Meeting GreenwayImage


Conte column: Social Impact Bonds, a Primer

Fox25: Violent crimes, young suspects have neighbors 'beyond fed-up'

Daily Mail: Arrested: Jose Alejandro Hernandez of East Boston  Coverage Globe

WCVB-TV: Arrest made in connection with body found in East Boston garage; Bianca Lainez died from traumatic injuries


The Fourth: A good time to set the record straight on the "Battle of Noddle's Island, Hogg Island and Chelsea" and three challenges to historians. Read more

Ward 1 Democratic Endorses Four Candidates for public office Boncore, Borelli, Tompkins, Madaro. Read more here.

News: East Boston man drowns at Breakheart Reservation in Saugus Coverage: WHDH, Globe

News: East Boston man killed in Rte-495 crash

Free Tom Brady: Pats QB loses appeal. Next stop U.S. Supreme Court? Takes a knee, ends legal push

A Day at the East Boston Farmers Market


July 25: The Gove Street Citizens Association monthly meeting agenda

Sunday crime news I: State police investigate unattended death on East Boston beach

Sunday crime news II: State police investigate sexual assault in Bremen Street park 

More on arrest: BPDNews: Juvenile Suspect Arrested in Death Investigation in the Area of 54 Princeton Street in East Boston DA Conley: Statement

WBUR: Touring The Nantucket Lightship, Largest Built In The U.S.

 EastBoston Lightship Nantucket 2010

BBJ: Boston named one of the rudest cities in U.S.

Budget Cuts! BG: Here�s what the Boston Public Schools budget shortfall looks like at the classroom level


SHNS: Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says arrest of second top aide 'disheartening'

Jeffries Point Planning & Zoning Meeting: July 20


Mayor Walsh leads peace March in East Boston

Eastie Week wraps up here

Latin American Dance Show: July 9

Wheels! Boston Transportation Department Offers Free Cycling Clinics for Women this Summer


Main Streets: Mayor Walsh Celebrates Boston Main Streets at 20th Annual Awards Ceremony

Business News: Meridian Bancorp, Inc. Quarterly Dividend Payout At $-1.6m

Fox News: Experts tracking local mosquito populations to prevent spread of disease petition: Request Fr. Wayne Belschner to Remain at Sacred Heart Parish

State House Blues: In New Estimates, State's Tax Revenue Shortfall Approaches $1B

Suffolk Downs: Live Racing Returns This Weekend

Suffolk Downs in East Boston



Electronic tolling coming to East Boston

A tradition here at For the Fourth of July: John F. Kennedy reads the Declaration of Independence.

Vigil! Dozens march for Blanca

Update! What an awful story!  BG: Teen who was found dead in Eastie faced treacherous trip from El Salvador

SJC says yes to slots ballot question: Coverage: Patch; Milford Daily News; WWLP; Universal Hub

Globe: East Boston rapist identified through DNA match sentenced for 2011 attack

Towed to East Boston! Coast Guard Raises Sunken Tug off Boston


More Old Photos: Suffolk Downs in 1950

Crime News: ICE HSI, partners arrest 66 Massachusetts gang members on gun and drug charges WCVB: Feds: Dozens of gang suspects swept up in RICO raids  Wicked Local has the list


Random Eastie Webster Street
Update: BG: Man arrested! WCVB-TV Crime News: State Police Investigate Fatal Attack At Belle Isle Marsh Reservation  More 83 year-old man dies More: NECN More BH

BG: Muhammed Ali buried in East Boston-made casket Petition Initiated: Meridian Street Library-City of Boston DND open up RFP again Where we are likely to work; EB - Logan

Archival Photographs: EB Steam Pump Station

WBUR: Hundreds Gather Monday night at Boston City Hall To Honor Victims Of Orlando Attack

Must-read: Peter Lucas: When Kevin White put up a great wall to my China trip


Kaplan Const. begins work on 40,000 s/f Lyman School Apartments Lyman School

News: BG: Mayor Walsh plans to invest $25.1 million in replacing doors and windows in Boston Public Schools

Arts News: New Grants, Programs And Partnerships Unveiled In Effort To Boost Boston Arts

Political diversity in EB? Trump sign causes anxiety among liberals; No outrage at defaced Trump signs however.

What's Happening? A lot on Bremen Street! Events this month at the East Boston Library

Victim Identified: Blanca Lainez, 19, of East Boston

BRUTAL! NECN: Face smashed in!  MURDER! Police: Woman Found Dead in East Boston Garage Was Murdered BPD News: Death Investigation in the Area of 54 Princeton Street  BG coverage  WHDH coverage

Greenway Meeting June 23. at 6:30 PM at the Anna DeFronzo Center located at 395 Maverick Street, East Boston.

Fire on Frankfurt Street: $700,000 damage due to porch fire.

Herald: Displaces 5
FrankFurt Street Fire


Mark the date: North Suffolk-Conexions 20th Anniversary fundraiser on June 16

North Suffolk Logo

Gove Street Citizens Association to hold meeting June 27: Agenda

Columbus Day goes on in Eastie: Fundraiser for Parade - Details

 Disco Diva Night

Kiwanis: June 21: Interclub with guest speaker Robert Lewis

 Robert Lewis former EB resident Kiwanis Speaker

Commencement: Mayor Walsh delivers keynote at Bunker Hill Community College

Third Annual Gay Pride Flag Raising set for June 8 in Piers Park

advertising EastBoston DotCom Promo

Politics: Ward 1 Democratic Committee update

Mayor Walsh: "My Leadership Style"

Union-town! Herald: Marty Walsh adviser pushed AFL-CIO building agenda

BG: State to keep incentive program for car insurers

LoPresti Park unveiled after $4M revamp

Preacher on wheels in Maverick Square


BG: Boston celebrates its valedictorians

National Endowment for the Arts awards grant Boston Public Library/East Boston Branch to restore classic painting

News: Governor, Mayor, local officials break ground for $71 million Boston East project on Border Street

Real Estate News:Trinity Financial breaks ground on $71 million Boston East

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News: Police investigate shooting in East Boston @LoPresti Park

Herald: Eastie (OH) public housing to become private

Salesian Scholarship Breakfast draws a crowd, Lt. Governor praises work of East Boston institution.


Lecture 6/7: East Boston Museum & Historical Society Launches Speaker Event: Master Storyteller John Christoforo of the Post Gazette to speak   JohnChristoforoPostGazetteSpeaksJune7-2016

Crime News: ICE HSI, partners arrest 66 Massachusetts gang members on gun and drug charges Question: Why is Immigration and Customs Enforcement Involved? Answer Pt. 1: "Over two dozen individuals have been detained for administrative deportations." Answer Pt 2: "The charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm or an alien in possession of a firearm and ammunition provides a sentence of up to 10 years in prison, three years of supervised release and a fine of $250,000."

May 31: Gove Street Citizens Association meets


Flags in memory of Massachusetts service men and women who died in service to the nation at Boston Common

Wounded Vet Run Daily Item of Lynn:
Bikers salute heroes
BG coverage Wounded Vet Run 2016 "Motorcyclists ride from Revere to East Boston for veterans"

News: WCVB-TV: Strong, gusty winds could be to blame for East Boston damage

May 27: "Grounding the Narrative of the 1775 Battle of Chelsea Creek"

Chelsea Creek Lecture May 2016

News: Trash at 440 Meridian Street angers neighbors

Boom Town! City's taxable value has increased by 45% over the last 4 years

WBUR: "A Building Block Of Inequality: The Less You Make, The More Of Your Income You Pay In Rent "

May 26: Friends of the East Boston Greenway With the East Boston Greenway Council

News: Greenway Narrow Gauge Section to open May 26


Conte: NewBostonPost: Old school outreach and the limits of progressive politics in 1st Suffolk and Middlesex Senate race;  Where was the progressive GOTV machine? 2007 Petruccelli-Rizzo  EB turnout: 20.57% EB 2016: 15.92%

May Events and Programs at the East Boston Branch: Listing here

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Local politics: Ward 1 Democratic Committee Meeting set for May 26

Events: East Boston Chamber Networking Breakfast on Thursday May 19th Sheriff Thompkins to speak  

  East Boston Athletic Board: Cornhole Tournament May 22

Universal Hub: Sister of woman crushed by Meridian Street drawbridge sues city, bridge operator, contractors

Arts Program: "KinderSteam" at the East Boston Early Education Center School

Salesian Scholarship Breakfast: May 26 (7 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.) at the Club's Wordsworth address

News: Boom Town! BMRB: City's taxable value has increased by 45% over the last 4 years

WBUR: "A Building Block Of Inequality: The Less You Make, The More Of Your Income You Pay In Rent "

Lecture 6/7: East Boston Museum & Historical Society Launches Speaker Event: Master Storyteller John Christoforo of the Post Gazette to speak   JohnChristoforoPostGazetteSpeaksJune7-2016

News: WCVB-TV: Strong, gusty winds could be to blame for East Boston damage

Local politics: Ward 1 Democratic Committee Meeting set for May 26

Daily Item of Lynn:
Bikers salute heroes
BG coverage Wounded Vet Run 2016 "Motorcyclists ride from Revere to East Boston for veterans"

National Endowment for the Arts awards grant Boston Public Library/East Boston Branch to restore classic painting

 Events: East Boston Chamber Networking Breakfast on Thursday May 19th Sheriff Thompkins to speak  Thompkins Sheriff

Arts Program: "KinderSteam" at the East Boston Early Education Center School

May Events and Programs at the East Boston Branch: Listing here

Universal Hub: Sister of woman crushed by Meridian Street drawbridge sues city, bridge operator, contractors

 athletic board East Boston Athletic Board: Cornhole Tournament May 22

The Pilot: Ordination class of 2016: Deacon Huan Dominic Ngo

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Metro: Eversource plan draws opposition, creative protest


Background: Petition drive launched to stop substation at Eagle Sq, site, once the MBTA car barn


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Photographs! What we saw at last month's event for the proposed EB Museum

Conte: NewBostonPost: Old school outreach and the limits of progressive politics in 1st Suffolk and Middlesex Senate race;  Where was the progressive GOTV machine? 2007 Petruccelli-Rizzo  EB turnout: 20.57% EB 2016: 15.92%


Wounded Vet Run 2016: Details

Walsh, City Realty hand out 26 free Chromebooks for local students
The Pilot: Forming the Future: East Boston Central Catholic School's 'House' program

September St. Sen Dem Primary: Boncore, Sierra, Kelly (D); One to face off against Bell (I) in final?

Boston Politics: BG: Mayor Marty and the feds
BG: Marty and the feds Pt 2

Pro Forma: May 10, 2016 Special Election

Number of Precincts 25
Precincts Reporting 25 100.0%
Times Counted 781/45522 1.7%
Total Votes 777
Times Blank Voted 4

Write-in Votes 101 13.00%

Coverage: (BG) Boncore; Daily Item of Lynn, Commonwealth Magazine Joe Boncore Wins State Senate Race for First Suffolk & Middlesex District (Precinct Results)

Bombshell News: Boncore sued by police officer in March 2011 accident (BG)

MrKimRestaurantOrientHeightsEastBoston Pedestrian killed in EB. Coverage: WCVB-TV BH Was owner of Korean Japanese Restaurant in Orient Heights Square.

Stat: Boston's pathetic 12.3% turnout CM:"Based on unofficial results, Boston residents accounted for only 35 percent of the 16,677 votes cast, a 10 point drop."

Business News: Meridian Bancorp, Inc. Reports Net Income for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2016

Resilient East Boston! Storm water design charette with local students

News: Massachusetts Innovation Bridge to utilize commonwealth�s technology


R.I.P. Joe Falzone, "The One Man Band," WWII Veteran, political aide; wrote "Ode to Massachusetts"


Listen to Ode to Massachusetts mp3 file

R.I.P. Barbara Anderson, anti-tax activist, and one-time Blue Line strap-hanger. A gale force fighting for the taxpayer. Howie Carr pays tribute to "The Governor"'; Read her last column

WGBH News: Latinos Push Back Against Trump and Supporters in East Boston Owner "No! I won't be pressured to take that sign down."

NewBostonPost: Frank Conte on the limits and threats of eminent domain More Conte at NewBostonPost.Com: A city with a future is a city for families

Boncore 4019
Rizzo 3620
Livingstone 2803
Edwards 2363
Hwang 2092

The Big Question Will Progressives Launch a Candidate in the Fall?

FoxNews: On Eagle Hill, business owners upset on residential parking

Business: Hotel tax to be extended to short-term rentals; Lamattina supports

Care Dimensions, hospice care, lauds EB volunteer

UH: East Boston condos approved after owner removes three-bedroom units to keep students away

Hwang carries Boston precincts (25/25 reporting)

DIANA HWANG 1284   23.69%
JAY D LIVINGSTONE 1166   21.51%
JOSEPH A BONCORE 1000   18.45%
DANIEL RIZZO 681   12.56%
PAUL A ROGERS 144   2.66%
Write-in Votes 10   0.18%

DATELINE WINTHROP ELKS CLUB -- where Sen Elect Boncore's grandmother introduces Joe, who's "at a loss for words"

— Lauren Dezenski (@LaurenDezenski) April 13, 2016

Open House: East Boston Artists Group April 23-24 Mark the date:

Lenny Florence Grants: Deadline: April 26

More buses for Eastie? BG: MBTA considers extra buses on routes

Fallout: Man wrongfully charged in brutal MS-13 murder is one step closer to freedom

A horror story: BG: Law enforcement moved 16-year-old out of Chelsea before his brutal murder

Personal Financing and Budgeting Workshop at the East Boston Branch Library, April 23rd at 3 p.m

What's Happening at the EB Library! A lot including programs during school vacation break

The Gove Street Citizens Association monthly meeting for April 25, 2016: Agenda

News: Massport holds learn about STEM careers at Logan

Suffolk DA: Murder Verdict in East Boston Domestic Violence Homicide

Speculators going wild in Eastie but money isn't everything: Gentrification in Eastie and Southie leaves some behind (BG gated)

Confirmed: BPDNews: Death Investigation in the Area of 7 Wordsworth Street  More from the Globe

Tough case; Globe: Man who killed his rapist seeks early release

Loftel gets go-ahead from ZBA. Construction has support of Gove Street Citizens Association

Loftel Hotel on Orleans Street
April 7: EB Social Centers Pizza & Comedy Night fundraiser

Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association April 11 at 7pm JP Yacht Club 565 Sumner Street

Politics: How EB voted in the March 4 Presidential Primary

City of Boston East Boston Resident Parking Program Expanding to Eagle Hill Not so fast ! Resident parking restriction hurts business says owner of Rino's Place


Night Riders Unite! State Senate Candidate Diana Hwang Delivers Over 1,000 Petitions to Save Late Night T Service


Politics; Sen. Candidate Steve Morabito opens headquarters in Orient Heights


Open House: East Boston Artists Group April 23-24 Mark the date: Artist List

Dan Rizzo holds standout in Orient Heights


Tough case; Globe: Man who killed his rapist seeks early release

April 7: EB Social Centers Pizza & Comedy Night fundraiser

News: Child on tricycle hit by car in East Boston
Sampan: State senate candidates gather at forum in Chinatown
Real Estate News: Suburban home prices are down in 2016, in these towns most of all
Police officer does BPD proud: Cop helps man, 68, out of a jam

Rent Control? Boston City Council Considers 'Just Cause' Evictions

Bookmark It! City Council Live

T Control Board votes to increase MBTA fares

Bank on wheels: BBJ: Forget food trucks. This bank (EBSB) is building a branch on wheels.

April 2: Bay State Chapter of Freedoms Foundation to honor Judge Joseph Ferrino of Winthrop with "Spirit of '76" Award

Politics: Ward 1 Democratic Committee to consider endorsing in Spc. State Senate race at its March 29 meeting

Tonight!  April 1 Wally Bowe Memorial Fundraiser

T Control Board votes to increase MBTA fares
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Pro-abortion politics enters senate race as Planned Parenthood calls shots: BG: Edwards' �Progressive pro-life� Facebook post draws scrutiny  No nuance for PP.

March 31: EB Community Forum for the State Senate Candidates 6:00pm to 8:00pm @ East Boston Social Centers SpecialStateSenateElectionForum331-2016

Gove Street to meet March 28. Details has a great overview of the State Senate race.


The door to Eddie C's in Maverick Sq.


March 24: Friends of the East Boston Greenway With the East Boston Greenway Council

Rizzo opens headquarters on Meridian Street
Pat Capogreco Dino DiFronzo Dan Rizzo Jeff Drago. Joe Demelio open HQ in EB

New Boston Post: In Boston, liquor licenses can play a key growth role

Done! At caucus 2/27, local Democrats elect delegates to June state convention. The list  Boston immigrants drive Hub�s economic vitality, author says

It's coming to Eastie: Northern Avenue Bridge Group: Not so fast!

Money to waste: State to spend $2 million to study N-S RL.  Frank Conte: BG: Why the North-South Rail Link is a bad idea

WBUR: Logan Airport Tries New Ways To Handle Overflow Parking

A Natural Resource: Daily Item of Lynn: Belle Isle Marsh

March 15: Kiwanis Club to host guest speakers from Pace Elder Service Plan on March 15

NewBostonPost: Boston neighborhoods reshaped by gentrification

Frank Conte: BG: Why the North-South Rail Link is a bad idea

Hey liberals! Should you ever wonder why in 2018 Governor Baker will win East Boston precincts big, just look here!

Boston Globe, a/k/a Team Hillary, sees Trump sign in East Boston, becomes distressed  (Gated)

Read it here first! How East Boston Voted on Presidential Primary Day (Trump runs away; Clinton in a squeaker!)

Republican Primary
Democratic Primary

Boston Votes:
GOP State Committee Woman

JOYCE M KELLY      1398 59.92%
LAURA RIGAS             908 38.92%
Write-in Votes                27 1.16%

Unofficial by precinct

Dem/GOP Presidential race totals for Mass.

AP Wrap-up Republican Donald Trump cruised to an easy victory in Massachusetts as Hillary Clinton edged Bernie Sanders for the nod from Bay State Democrats in the presidential primary contests

Local Politics: March 16: Ward 1 Democratic Committee Meeting in East Boston

State Senate Candidate Forum at JPNA Meeting on March 14 at 565 Sumner Street

Crime News: 2 teens charged with armed robbery in East Boston, police search for third suspect

March 10:  Meeting of the Friends of the East Boston Library

Suffolk & Middlesex Special: Morabito to lauch campaign with fundraiser Feb. 19 at Comfort Inn and Suites Revere

Presidential Primary Day in EB: Democrats put up candidates for State Committee and Ward Committee. The ballot

GOP list for State Committee and Ward Committee

News: WCVB: 3 rescued when tug boat sinks in bay: Rescued crew brought to East Boston Herald Coast Guard saves

East Boston Savings Bank Honors Board of Director Vincent D. Basile


GOP State Committee Women's race heats up: Kelly v. Rigas

"I am proud to announce that I, Donald Logan Willyard, am running as a Republican for the Massachusetts State Senate First Suffolk & Middlesex District."
18-year old GOP candidate for Suffolk and Middlesex District to battle Democrats

Politics: Ward 1 GOP endorses incumbent Joyce Kelly of Revere for Republican State Committeewoman for Massachusetts� First Suffolk and Middlesex Senatorial District. More on Kelly

Rigas gets major elected official endorsements

GOP grassroots vent at "Establishment."

Gove Street Citizens Association to meet: Feb. 29

Herald: Lawmen address MS-13 scourge: Recruiting tactics worry Eastie parents WHDH Video

City of Boston Archives: East Boston Subway Tunnel (Ed. note) Stronger and better than the Big Dig.

A historical picutre of the East Boston tunnel

Terrible News: EB 15-year-old struck by car in Randolph dies

Greenway Meeting: Thursday, Feb. 25

Feb. 27: Local Democrats to Caucus

National Politics Close to Home:
Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders backers tout support in Massachusetts communities of color

Politics: Chinese-American Women Officials Endorse Diana Hwang: Hail Her Leadership on Mentoring Young Asian Women

Threat! Robocall bomb threats at schools including EBHS.

News: EB's John Nucci is now a member of the Massport board.

Cars! More Cars:  Massport looks to add 5,000 parking slots at Logan

Gated Globe: "Progress and pain"

News: CBS-Boston: Manhole Fires Cause Power Outages In Boston

Most worthy of the honor: BH: City moves to rename Marine Industrial Park after Ray Flynn

Crime News: Two men arrested on drug charges, police say

Appreciation: Ray Flynn on Buddy Cianci

MEB Pee Wee team play friendly with visiting team from Beijing, China.

East Boston Film Series 2016

Sacco and Vanzetti

Thursday, February 18th
5:30 PM
It Happened in Boston Film Series
East Boston Branch Library
365 Bremen Street

Margaret Kelly, Librarian
(617) 569-0271

E-mail: mkelly -at-

Meeting:  JPNA Agenda for Feb 15.

BG: Rizzo to run (gated)

PG: Revere City Councilor S. Morabito to run for State Sen.

Suffolk & Middlesex Politics: Cambridge Chronicle: Former Vice Mayor Benzan opts out of state Senate race to replace Petruccelli

East Boston High School has an MS-13 problem and we want to know what the Mayor is doing about it.

East Boston Public Library Film Series: Feb. 11

Good! Public Safety Meeting, hosted by Mayor Walsh, with elected officials Thursday, Feb. 11th 6:30-8:00 p.m. at East Boston High School

Feb. 11: Thursday, Meeting of The Friends of The East Boston Library 6:30 P.M. 365 Bremen Street

Snow apocalypse 2/8/16:  Libraries to shut down at 5 p.m. today

Full press release: Diana Hwang announces candidacy for State Senate

Crime News: Andover Attorney Found Guilty in $1Million IRS Scam

State of the State: Baker sets agenda cites charter school push, gives shout out to East Boston scores.

Politics: Rizzo is in State Senate race! State House News Service

Body found at 800 Border Street

In the name of SEIU: 6 arrested in wage protest at Logan;  Update: Charges dropped against 1 Protester

Oh Deer! BG: Deer possibly being kept as pet in East Boston released to woods


East Boston Zoning 202 Maverick Street January 21: Meeting to discuss Shipyard Apartments at 202 Maverick

Space Saver Drama- Winter joy of city life; 7News: Second space saver issue arises in Boston following snow storm

News: Fire on Condor Street. Details

Politics: Hwang is in to succeed Anthony (Gated at the Globe)

Politics '16: Ernani says no to Senate seat.  Details; Earlier: Adrian's out. Will not run for State Senate.

Politics: The always-worth-reading Peter Lucas: "Climate change spurs Senate's brain drain" and its not AGW he's talking about

BBJ: We're sixth in the nation when it comes to price of rentals

Rents priced right? Curbed Boston: What $2,000 a Month Rents in East Boston Right Now

Full press release: Diana Hwang announces candidacy for State Senate

Politics: Hwang is in to succeed Anthony (Gated at the Globe)

Politics '16: Ernani says no to Senate seat.  Details; Earlier: Adrian's out. Will not run for State Senate.

Politics: The always-worth-reading Peter Lucas: "Climate change spurs Senate's brain drain" and its not AGW he's talking about

Special elections slated for April 12 (P), May 10 (F).

BG: Immigration raids has community on edge 

More costs for you! New Boston Post: Boston�s flood zone grows, adding insurance costs for thousands; City of Boston resources More from BHA

Charlie digs Sal and the Stompers

Baby Bella mom pleads not guilty

Local Firm settles with OSHA: OSHA Settlement with Massachusetts Contractor Seeks to Prevent Future Death

History: The 1942 Luongo�s Restaurant Fire and Collapse in East Boston; Six Boston Firefighter Line of Duty Deaths

From EBDOTCOM archives: M. Laurano on the great fire of 1942

Howie Carr: Long Before James �Whitey� Bulger, There Was Joe Kennedy of East Boston

1/28/2016 TONIGHT!  Taste of Eastie

TONIGHT Greenway Meeting:  January 28, 2016


Why? Cops won�t say where slain teen was from

Murder Victim Identified! 16-year-old Christofer Perez-De la Cruz

Not a good start to the New Year in EB: Fatal Shooting In East Boston Is City�s First Homicide Of 2016 WBUR; More from

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Jeffries Point  Neighborhood Association Meeting 1/11/2016: Agenda

Jan. 22: EB Chamber Prosperity Awards

From the State House: Senate charter supporters don�t see path for bill�s passage

Crime news: Update: Home invasion suspects: It's all a misunderstanding; Previously: 3 men arrested in Boston home invasion; Incident took place on Saratoga Street early Christmas morning More from BPDNews

JP News: As Property Taxes Rise, Who Should Shoulder the Bill?

Boston Globe: Boston�s immigrant populations grows 20 percent from 2000 to 2014; EB sees 50.5 percent growth

Is rent control coming back? BG: Boston mayor signals support for ordinance to rein in evictions of renters by investor landlords

Radio Boston: Evictions In East Boston: Housing Lessons From San Francisco


DA's office: East Boston Students Complete Anti-Violence Curriculum

Fox25: Children and families forced to live in church after home collapsed months ago

WBUR: Evictions In East Boston: Landlords On What A �Just Cause� Ordinance Would Mean

BBJ: BRA approves $244M in construction projects throughout city; 175 Orleans Street loft hotel included

Casino News Daily: Residents oppose slots at Suffolk Downs

Latest assessment: Sam Adams School improves standing

EastBoston East Boston Sam Adams

A-7 Police show restraint in arresting local man. Read more; Good job. 

BYOB: BU-DFP: Bringing your own coming to Boston?

Fees hiked! BG: Boston to double affordable housing fees for developers