East-Boston Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Eastie rallies to raise funds for new school playgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | Boston Herald

    HELPING HAND NEEDED: Principal Olga Frechon is hoping the community will raise $50,000 to replace the 30-year-old playground at East Boston Early Education Center. The East Boston community is rallying to raise $50,000 to replace a nearly 30-year-old school playground that parents and neighbors say is out-of-date and unsafe for young kids.

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  2. Obituaries 05-17-2017Read the original story

    May 17, 2017 | East Boston Times-Free Press

    The beloved wife of the late Joseph D'Agostino, she was the devoted mother of Walter Wythe and his wife, Maria of Medfield, Donald Wythe of East Boston, Barbara Perez and her husband, Alex of Florida and the late Joseph D'Agostino; dear sister of John Kelley and his wife, Margaret, James Kelly, Barbara Holland and her husband, Thomas and the late Catherine Mignosa and cherished grandmother of Alexis, Matthew, Valentina, Brianna and the late Alex Perez II. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

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  3. Massport has an ally in quest for more Logan parkingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Boston.com

    The Massachusetts Port Authority has a new and important ally in its quest to add roughly 5,000 parking spaces at Logan Airport. The agency has reached an agreement with the Conservation Law Foundation that would set the stage for more environmentally friendly travel options in and out of the airport area.

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  4. East Boston community rallies to raise money for new school playgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Boston Herald

    East Boston Early Education Center principal Olga Frechon stands in the school's playground and courtyard area on Thursday, May 04, 2017. Staff photo by Christopher Evans The East Boston community is rallying to raise $50,000 to replace a nearly 30-year-old school playground on school grounds that parents and neighbors say is out-of-date and unsafe for young kids.

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  5. The last time it was this hot on May 18, there were deadly consequences.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Boston.com

    Two men were overcome by the heat in East Boston, including a man as he watered his lawn on Bennington Street. The thermometer rose to 91 degrees, which until Thursday was the record for warmth for May 18, according to the National Weather Service.

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  6. Florence Phillips, 86Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | The Wakefield Daily Item

    Florence was born in East Boston on July 30, 1930 to the late James and Florence Letterie. She was raised in East Boston, attended East Boston High School and lived most of her life in East Boston.

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  7. Boston cops suspend constable licensesRead the original story

    May 17, 2017 | Boston Herald

    The Boston Police Department has suspended licenses for five constables when they failed to report for fingerprinting - and a subsequent nationwide background check - after stricter checks were established in the wake of two officers being shot by a licensed constable with an extensive criminal history. City councilors approved eight new constables and renewed 34 BPD constable licenses yesterday, as well as licenses for Inspectional Services Department constables.

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  8. For nearly 50 years, he kept 30 Federal St. runningRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Boston.com

    His can-do spirit, wrapped in an avuncular blend of curmudgeonly charm, accounts for the parade of people who packed his farewell party the other day: electricians and stockbrokers, plumbers and lawyers, the pest control guy and tenants who moved out a decade ago, returning to shake the hand of the guy who arrived early to work to let the doughnut man in at 4 a.m. Ron Chevalier is a child of the Great Depression, a Charlestown guy who bounced around at odd jobs in around Boston, a natural tinkerer who wondered how things worked and then set out to solve the riddle of the broken pipe, the clogged drain, or the overheated boiler.

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  9. Indictment names suspected ringleader of Boston MS-13Read the original story

    May 15, 2017 | Boston Herald

    Federal prosecutors have singled out an alleged MS-13 member as a national and local gang leader, saying he authorized the murders of two East Boston teens. An indictment names Oscar "Demente" Duran, 25, an El Salvadoran national, as the national leader of Molinos Loco Salvatrucha, an offshoot of MS-13, saying he was in communication with other national leaders as well as leadership in El Salvador, the gang's headquarters.

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  10. Alleged MS-13 leader charged with murders of two teens in East BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Boston.com

    One of the alleged MS-13 gang leaders who was charged last year in a sweeping indictment of gang members across the Northeast faces new charges that he authorized the murders of two teenagers in East Boston. "This indictment is part of an ongoing investigation into the criminal activities of leaders, members, and associates of MS-13," prosecutors said in a statement Monday.

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  11. Drivers' resistance to E-ZPass ebbingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | Boston.com

    After years of scrounging for change and straining for his wallet, Bill Desmond finally caved. He picked up an E-ZPass transponder, joining the cashless era more than 20 years after it began.

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  12. Not everyone is happy about all-electronic tollingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | Boston.com

    After years of scrounging for change and straining for his wallet, Bill Desmond finally caved. He picked up an E-ZPass transponder, joining the cashless era more than 20 years after it began.

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  13. Phyllis A. Chiachio, resident of SomervilleRead the original story

    May 13, 2017 | Boston Herald

    She was born in Serre, Italy, and was raised in East Boston. She lived in Somerville for more than 70 years Wife of the late P. Robert, Mrs. Chiachio is survived by two daughters, Bobette Linehan of Stoneham and Adele of Somerville; a son, Vincent of Stoneham; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

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  14. Sumner Tolls Gone, New Configuration Will Take Some Time to Get Use ToRead the original story

    May 13, 2017 | East Boston Times-Free Press

    MassDOT finished removing the Sumner Tunnel toll booths over the weekend ahead of schedule and opened the toll plaza's new configuration in time for the Monday morning commute. However, what followed was a traffic nightmare for many residents.

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  15. A dish with history - regional and familialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | Boston.com

    In her tiny restaurant kitchen in East Boston, a long way and many years from home, Angela Atenco Lopez lays out ingredients and begins to work. She places dried red chiles in a pan over a low flame and slowly turns them with her hands, leaning close to judge the aroma and hue as the chiles transform from almost black to the color of a deep, angry bruise and then to mahogany.

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  16. High School Baseball: Latin Academy hands East Boston its first lossRead the original story

    May 8, 2017 | Boston Herald

    Latin Academy coach Anthony Bernazzani knew past history would keep his team from looking ahead to today's Boston City League South battle with Brighton. Conor Walsh scattered five hits over 6 1/3 innings, while Aidan Rivera-Castro, Mike Ward and Ryan Lonergan each drove in two runs as the Dragons handed East Boston its first loss, 10-0, yesterday afternoon at Memorial Park in East Boston.

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  17. Ana Costa, at 97, East Boston resident, was a philanthropistRead the original story

    May 8, 2017 | Boston Herald

    She contributed to several organizations, including The Carroll Center for the Blind, The Anthony Spinazzola Foundation, the Cutler Majestic Theatre, Buddy Dog Humane Society, the Orphans of Italy and Les Dames d'Escoffier Boston, which sponsors the education of young chefs, among others. Mrs. Costa ran a program that provided transportation for underprivileged children to a Rowe's Wharf swimming pool in her earlier years.

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  18. Sea Machines raises funding for self-driving boat technologyRead the original story

    May 8, 2017 | Business Journal

    While the Seaport continues to be a hotbed of self-driving car activity in Boston, just across the harbor in East Boston another startup is trying to bring autonomous vehicles technology to the high seas.

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  19. Railers owner Rucker tells Becker grads he came up the hard wayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER - Family and friends of the largest graduating class in Becker College's 230-year history filled the DCU Center Saturday morning before heading off to celebrate after the college's 229th commencement ceremony. Clifford L. Rucker, president of NFS Leasing and owner of the Worcester Railers Hockey Club, imparted life lessons on the 464 graduates during his keynote address.

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  20. Luck of the Irish could bring Derby day goldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Boston Herald

    Avid horse-watchers sorting through a wide-open field of competitors in today's Kentucky Derby are eyeing a strong lineup of contenders - from Irish War Cry to Thunder Snow or Classic Empire - and hoping their pick comes out on top in the mile-and-a-quarter race. Arthur Venuti of Saugus, walking out of Suffolk Downs last night, said Irish War Cry could capture the Derby.

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