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  1. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff ADDRESSWhat is it like to live aboard a boat in Boston?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Boston.com

    The answer, as given by Walter Hope, 54, moments into a phone call from the 60-foot motorboat he calls home: "Can you call me back in 10 minutes? The USS Constitution cannon is about to go off right next to me." Developers have been on a tear lately to build multimillion-dollar condos with stunning! fabulous! harbor views.

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  2. Saratoga: Graveyard of Champions or Graveyard of FavoritesRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | The Big Apple

    Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.

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  3. Five-alarm blaze roars through East Boston structureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    Firefighters battled a five-alarm blaze at a structure next to the famous Santarpio's Pizza restaurant in East Boston on Friday night, officials said. The three-story apartment building fire at 107-109 Chelsea St. began at about 7:20 p.m. and was knocked down by about 8 p.m., according to officials.

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  4. Plans to bring horse racing to Brockton hit a snagRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Boston.com

    Plans for the return of thoroughbred horse racing to the Brockton Fairgrounds this summer has the general support of the state Gaming Commission, but officials say the racetrack's $1.4 million request for repairs may not comply with state law. George Carney, owner of the Brockton Fairgrounds, is seeking funds from the state's horse racing development fund to upgrade the track, which has fallen into some disrepair.

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  5. Free Cycling Clinics for Women Being OfferedRead the original story

    Friday | Charlestown Patriot-Bridge

    The Boston Transportation Department will be offering free cycling clinics for adult women this summer at locations around the city. Women who never learned to ride a bike, as well as those who would like to refresh their skills, are all encouraged to attend.

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  6. OHNC Supports Plans for New Restaurant at Former Victory PubRead the original story

    Friday | East Boston Times-Free Press

    Peter Ackerman, a Chelmsford native took ownership of the popular Salvatore's Restaurants in Downtown Boston and in the Seaport District last year, has set his eyes on the former Victory Pub in East Boston. At Monday night's Orient Heights Neighborhood Council meeting, members voted to support Ackerman's plans to bring a high-end burger bar to Orient Heights Square.

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  7. Mayor Walsh,Eastiea s Elected Officials Tour Proposed Future Eversource Substation SiteRead the original story

    Friday | East Boston Times-Free Press

    Mayor Martin Walsh joined City Councilor Sal LaMattina, Rep. Adrian Madaro and Sen. Joe Boncore Saturday afternoon to tour the East Boston City Yards - the future site of an Eversource substation that the owner of Chanel Fish in Eagle Sqaure has been fighting for the better part of a year. Representatives from both Chanel Fish and Eversource have been sparring at community meetings throughout the year on the pros and cons of Eversource's plans to build a substation at the City Yards directly across from American Legion Playground in Eagle Square.

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  8. Mayor Walsh Joins Boston Police for Eastie Peace WalkRead the original story

    Friday | East Boston Times-Free Press

    With tensions between police and citizens at an all time high nationwide and the murder of five Dallas police officers during a peaceful Black Lives Matter protest on July 7, Mayor Martin Walsh joined Boston Police's top brass, District A-7 officers and residents to call for an end to all forms of violence and a return to unity. During East Boston's weekly Peace Walk last Tuesday, Mayor Martin Walsh said the goal is to show the community that the police in Boston care about residents and their quality of life.

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  9. LaMattina Holds Hearing on Climate Change EffectsRead the original story

    Friday | East Boston Times-Free Press

    At a City Council hearing last Wednesday, City Councilor Sal LaMattina said he was amazed at what he saw when he toured the Netherlands and Denmark to examine climate change and how to prepare for sea level rise. "I was so thankful to be on this tour sponsored by the the Boston Green Ribbon Commission ," said LaMattina.

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  10. Hennessey-Crowell Settles in as Crossroads Family Shelter DirectorRead the original story

    Friday | East Boston Times-Free Press

    When Audrey Sivikas left as Director of Crossroads Family Shelter in East Boston in 2013, there was a huge void to be filled. After several interim directors that did not have the same impact as Sivikas, it seemed Crossroads had all been forgotten in the neighborhood until Rachael Hennessey-Crowell arrived in October.

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  11. Why I Voted Against the City BudgetRead the original story

    Friday | East Boston Times-Free Press

    As the Boston City Council cast its final votes on the City of Boston budgets for fiscal 2017, I went in to the meeting ready to take a stand for the children of Boston, for the future of Boston, and for good government. As a city councilor I knew I would have to make hard choices and during this budget process I was ready to be practical about spending limitations and reasonable about priorities.

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  12. Obituaries 07-20-2016Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | East Boston Times-Free Press

    Rosemarie Forti of East Boston passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, July 16. She was in her 96th year. The beloved wife of the late Vincent Forti, she was the devoted mother of Frank and his wife, Mary of Suffield, CT, Patrick and his wife, Etta of Braintree, Richard of California, and the late Catherine Rossi and Charlotte Horwitz; dear sister of Robert Bernardinelli of East Boston and the late Nancy Luongo and is also survived by many loving grand, great-grand, and great-great-grand children as well as by many loving nieces and nephews.

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  13. Regular service resumes on Blue LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Boston.com

    Regular service resumed on the Blue Line after the MBTA reported "moderate" delays, while drivers on the Southeast Expressway and other major highways are having a decent ride into Boston Thursday. The T reported around 6:30 a.m. that signal problems in the Orient Heights area in East Boston had created "moderate" delays, while passengers on the Framingham/Worcester lines are also seeing delays.

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  14. Canton couple charged with tax evasion, stealing from employerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Business Journal

    A Canton man and his wife have been indicted after the man allegedly stole more than $400,000 from a steel fabricator in East Boston, and the couple allegedly failed to submit tax returns and then submitted false ones.

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  15. All hail Uber, anywhere but LoganRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Boston.com

    The other day it cost me under $20 to hail an Uber from Dorchester to Logan Airport. Coming back, the bill was closer to $60.

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  16. East Boston man identified as Breakheart Reservation drowning victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Boston.com

    Authorities on Tuesday released the name of the man who drowned while swimming in the Breakheart Reservation in Saugus Monday. Roberto Martinez, 35, of East Boston, was swimming with his eight-year-old son and nine-year-old nephew around 11 a.m. at the time of the incident, officials said.

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  17. Cobras finally get a game in; top Militia 31-20Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | SouthCoastToday.com

    The Cobras opened their 2016 campaign with a 31-20 road win over Quincy last Saturday, as Middleboro stuck to its tried-and-true winning formula by scoring in all three phases to take down the Militia. “We scored every way you could,” said team owner and offensive lineman Garrett Perry, “which for the most part, if you score on defense and special teams, you're probably going to win the game.” Middleboro's recipe also called for key plays at crucial times, as the Cobras needed them after trailing, 20-17, in the fourth quarter.

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  18. Obituaries 07-13-2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Revere Journal

    The loving son of the late John and Alice Colantonio, he was the beloved husband of the late Anna Colantonio, devoted brother of John Colantonio and his wife, Karen of Florida, Rhonda Ambrosino and her husband, John of Revere, Elaine Colantonio Bianchiano and her late husband, Albert of Revere, Mark Colantonio and his wife, Sandra of East Boston and the late Alice Abric Colantonio and Bartholmew Colantonio.

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  19. Driver ID'd in fatal accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Lowell Sun

    State Police have identified the driver of a tractor-trailer dump truck killed in a Friday afternoon rollover crash on Interstate 495. Nelson Umanzor, 38, of East Boston, died at the scene from injuries he sustained in the four-vehicle crash that occurred about 3:40 p.m. at I-495 and Route 2A.

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  20. Several injured in separate accidents on I-495 in LittletonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Lowell Sun

    Less than 24 hours after a four-car rollover accident that killed a dump truck driver, two more accidents occurred on Interstate 495 a short distance away. About 8 a.m., a car traveling northbound rolled over and caught fire, sending both occupants to area hospitals.

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