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Activists: On Tuesday vote NO on Question 2 to disapprove of Eversource substation

Gail Miller, East Boston environmental activists takes a look at Question 2 To The Editor, Advisory Question 2 on Boston’s November election ballot asks voters: Should a...

East Boston loves its “Bathtub” Madonnas, come learn why at the BPL

As home to Boston’s largest Italian-American population, East Boston has the city’s highest prevalence of front yard shrines dedicated to the Virgin Mary (known...

Virtually celebrate Soup Kitchen’s 5th anniversary on November 4, 2021

Join the East Boston Soup Kitchen for a night of celebration as the East Boston Community Soup Kitchen turns 5!The virtual celebration will include...
East Boston Politics Mayoral Race 2021 Wu Essaibi George

Freedberg: For Boston, a new kind of mayoral election

by MIKE FREEDBERG Special to EastBoston.com A friend from South Boston made this comment to me about the upcoming mayor election: “So many people I know who...
East Boston James Otis School

EdVestors Awards $100,000 School on the Move Prize to the James Otis Elementary School...

School praised for academic improvements, culture of collaboration and key partnerships that helped keep students engaged during the height of the pandemic (BOSTON) October 27,...
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Watch a civil debate about the role of nuclear power in combating climate change

Civil Dialogues Debate: Go big on nuclear power in Massachusetts, yes or no? If you weren’t able to participate in our lively and interesting debate...
Erin Murphy

Former Mayor Ray Flynn and wife Kathy endorse Erin Murphy for At-Large City Council

BOSTON, October 27, 2021 -- Raymond L. Flynn, former United States Ambassador to the Holy See and former Mayor of Boston, and Kathy Flynn...
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Progressive politicians marched in the Columbus Day Parade when it served their purpose; Today...

Both Elizabeth Warren and her erstwhile supporter Michelle Wu marched in the Columbus Day Parade in 2012. Both were aware that the campaign against...
East Boston Greenway

Greenway Council to meet Thurs., October 28, 2021

Greenway to meet October 28, 2021 The next Greenway Council meeting is on Thursday, October 28th at 6:30PM. Please register in advance for this meeting to...

September numbers: State unemployment rate increases to 5.2 percent

Massachusetts Unemployment & Job Estimates for September BOSTON, MA – October 22, 2021 – The state’s September total unemployment rate increased by two-tenths of a...
Erasing Columbus Day in East Boston

Change.org petition to save Columbus launched by local Italian-American activists

Sign the petition started by Domenic Amara here.

Against “free” bus service; There is no such thing as free!

There is no such thing as a free lunch. Period In promoting free bus service for the MBTA and Regional Transit Agencies, well-meaning advocates ignore...
East Boston James Otis School

Two East Boston Schools finalists for EdVestors School on the Move prize: Kennedy and...

East Boston News Update: October 27, 2021: EdVestors Awards $100,000 School on the Move Prize to the James Otis Elementary School in East Boston EdVestors to...
Mothers Out Front in East Boston Central Square

Mothers Out Front receives Clean Air Grant from city

BOSTON - Saturday, October 16, 2021 - Today, Mayor Janey announced the selection of two recipients for the Community Clean Air Grants, a program...
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