2 days ago

4 days ago

The Boston Area Is Among 20 Finalists For Amazon's Second Headquarters

The Boston Area Is Among 20 Finalists For Amazon's Second Headquarters  WBUR

    Boston Is Among 20 Finalists For Amazon's Second Headquarters
    Amazon announced it would be considering 20 metropolitan areas in the U.S. and Canada for its second headquarters -- including Boston.
    http://www.wbur.org

4 days ago

Actually, Amazon meant Boston and two other Massachusetts cities advance in second headquarters sweepstakes

Actually, Amazon meant Boston and two other Massachusetts cities advance in second headquarters sweepstakes  MassLive.com Full coverage

    Actually, Amazon meant Boston and two other Massachusetts cities advance in second headquarters sweepstakes
    In its announcement on Thursday, the online giant put "Boston" on the shortlist of 20 cities or regions for its second headquarters. What they apparently meant was Boston, neighboring city Revere and Somerville, a city of 78,000 people two miles north of Boston
    http://www.masslive.com

5 days ago

Jan 14

Jan 12

City Councilor Edwards announces Snow Angel Community Service Program

BOSTON (10 January 2018) - Newly-inaugurated Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards announced a district-wide initiative aimed to serve our most vulnerable neighbors during the winter months and connect residents through community service. Read more at EastBoston.com.

    City Councilor Edwards announces Snow Angel Community Service Program
    BOSTON (10 January 2018) - Newly-inaugurated Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards announced a district-wide initiative aimed to serve our most vulnerable neighbors during the winter months and connect residents through community service.
    http://eastbostondotcom.blogspot.com

Jan 10

Boston price comparison: What $600000 buys around the city right now

Boston price comparison: What $600000 buys around the city right now  Curbed Boston Full coverage

    Boston price comparison: What $600,000 buys around the city right now
    Much like $700,000, $600,000 (or thereabouts) is a particularly busy price point in Boston. Here's what it buys around the city right now, including in East Boston, Dorchester, and Back Bay. ↑ Unit 1 at 177 Coleridge Street in East Boston is the product of a 2017 conversion.
    https://boston.curbed.com

Jan 10

North End, Waterfront prices converging as both enclaves grow pricier

North End, Waterfront prices converging as both enclaves grow pricier  Curbed Boston Full coverage

    North End, Waterfront prices converging as both enclaves grow pricier
    The average price for market-rate homes in Boston's Waterfront neighborhood is $1,031 a square foot, according to real estate research site NeighborhoodX. That average comes from a range of $683 to $1,401 a foot. The average price for North End homes-just north of the Waterfront- is $961 a square foot from a range of $544 to $1,348.
    https://boston.curbed.com

Jan 10

Boston Police: Man Robbed Woman and Son at Knifepoint, Exposed Himself

Boston Police: Man Robbed Woman and Son at Knifepoint, Exposed Himself  NBC Boston

    Police: Man Robbed Woman, Son at Knifepoint, Exposed Himself
    Boston police say a man robbed a woman and her 10-year-old son at knifepoint before indecently exposing himself Monday morning. The robbery happened around 6:30 a.m. in the 200 block area of Paris Street in East Boston.
    https://www.nbcboston.com

Jan 10

Jan 09

Local immigrant outcry over Trump edict

Local immigrant outcry over Trump edict  Daily Item

    Local immigrant outcry over Trump edict - Itemlive
    LYNN - Fear struck the Salvadoran population Monday when the Trump administration said it is ending special protections for immigrants from El Salvador, making it the fourth country whose citizens have lost federal Temporary Protected Status under President Donald Trump, but locals protected under the temporary status remain positive.
    https://www.itemlive.com

Jan 09

Blast of arctic air breaks records; Temperatures set to rise

Blast of arctic air breaks records; Temperatures set to rise  Boston.com

    Blast of arctic air breaks records; Temperatures set to rise
    From Philadelphia to Boston, Sunday's high temperatures should range from the low- to mid-20s. BOSTON (AP) - The blast of arctic air that engulfed portions of the East Coast broke cold temperature records from Maine to West Virginia and stunned sea turtles in Florida - although a warm-up is coming Monday.
    https://www.boston.com

Jan 09

Some of Boston's priciest neighborhoods are on reclaimed land

Some of Boston's priciest neighborhoods are on reclaimed land  Curbed Boston Full coverage

    Some of Boston's priciest neighborhoods are on reclaimed land
    Some of Boston's most expensive neighborhoods are on reclaimed land that was filled in and then built over. Below, in fact, is a chart from real estate research site NeighborhoodX spelling out the asking prices of market-rate properties in the likes of the East Boston waterfront and Fort Point (the Seaport data is from last October, given the dearth of current listings).
    https://boston.curbed.com

Jan 09

East Boston Savings Bank acquires Meetinghouse Bancorp

East Boston Savings Bank acquires Meetinghouse Bancorp  Daily Item Full coverage

    East Boston Savings Bank acquires Meetinghouse Bancorp - Itemlive
    BOSTON - East Boston Savings Bank ended 2017 with its acquisition of Meetinghouse Bancorp. "We are excited to announce the completion of the Meetinghouse acquisition today.
    https://www.itemlive.com

Jan 09

EPS for Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (EBSB) Expected At $0.24

EPS for Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (EBSB) Expected At $0.24  BZ Weekly

    EPS for Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (EBSB) Expected At $0.24
    Investors sentiment increased to 1.66 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.39, from 1.27 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 7 investors sold Meridian Bancorp, Inc. shares while 34 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 43 raised stakes. 35.02 million shares or 2.60% more from 34.14 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
    http://bzweekly.com

Jan 06

May 20 date set for Annual Motorcycle Fundraiser for Local Vets

Read more here.

    Boston - They Fought We Ride
    About Us Boston's Annual Wounded Vet Bike Run Inspired by Cpl. Vincent Mannion Brodeur began in 2011. One of the most severely wounded veterans in the nation, Vinnie is the recipient of the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. While servin g in Iraq in 2007 with the 82nd Airborne, Vinnie was critically injured by an...
    https://theyfoughtweride.com

Jan 06

One Night Band remixes the Boston music scene eight ways to Saturday

One Night Band remixes the Boston music scene eight ways to Saturday  Vanyaland Full coverage

    One Night Band remixes the Boston music scene eight ways to Saturday
    Studio 52 is a community artist space located in the heart of Allston, and is proud to support the Boston music scene and local artist community. Earlier this week former One Direction dude Louis Tomlinson asked a fairly relevant question, and one a lot of us have been wondering lately: "Where the fuck are all the bands!?"
    http://www.vanyaland.com

Jan 06

8 live shows to check out this week

8 live shows to check out this week  Boston.com Full coverage

    8 live shows to check out this week
    Few experiences are more satisfying than seeing great live music. And we're lucky to be in Boston, where shows play in and around the city every night of the week. Truth be told, it's sometimes hard to keep track of them all.
    https://www.boston.com

Jan 06

Flooding in Boston's coastal neighborhoods takes residents by surprise

Flooding in Boston's coastal neighborhoods takes residents by surprise  The Boston Globe Full coverage

    Flooding in Boston's coastal neighborhoods takes residents by surprise - The Boston Globe
    Everyone knew the snow was coming. But the flooding that swamped Boston's coastal neighborhoods Thursday came as an icy shock and raised fresh questions about how to best build along the city's waterfronts in a time of rising seas.
    https://www.bostonglobe.com

Jan 06

Blizzard unleashes epic flooding ahead of dangerous cold

Blizzard unleashes epic flooding ahead of dangerous cold  41 NBC News Full coverage

    Blizzard unleashes epic flooding ahead of dangerous cold
    Michael Dwyer / AP While air and train travel was back on track, forecasters warned of more nasty weather: bitter and potentially record-setting Arctic air that will settle in through the weekend. Dangerous wind chills are expected to stretch from parts of Georgia and South Carolina up through Maine and as far west as North Dakota.
    https://www.41nbc.com

Jan 06

Ciclone di Gelo e Neve sugli USA, a Boston scenari spaventosi: “The Day After Tomorrow” sulle coste del ...

Ciclone di Gelo e Neve sugli USA, a Boston scenari spaventosi: “The Day After Tomorrow” sulle coste del ...  Meteo Web Full coverage

    Ciclone di Gelo e Neve sugli USA, a Boston scenari spaventosi: "The Day After Tomorrow" sulle coste del Massachusetts - GALLERY - Meteo Web
    La potentissima tempesta di neve che sta colpendo il nord-est degli USA ha inondato di acqua ghiacciata le coste del Massachusetts. Le autorità hanno pubblicato immagini sui social media del porto di Boston letteralmente inondato da pezzi di ghiaccio.
    http://www.meteoweb.eu

Jan 06

A bus was stuck in Eastie in the middle of a nor'easter, so residents pushed it

A bus was stuck in Eastie in the middle of a nor'easter, so residents pushed it  The Boston Globe

    A bus was stuck in Eastie in the middle of a nor'easter, so residents pushed it - The Boston Globe
    When East Boston resident Karen Lyons Clauson looked out of her window Thursday night after the powerful winter storm swept through the region, she saw more than just snow. Around 6 p.m., about half a dozen people were standing behind an MBTA bus, trying to push the vehicle down the road after it became stuck following the blizzard-like conditions.
    https://www.bostonglobe.com

Jan 06

Storm gone, but cold will stick around through weekend

Storm gone, but cold will stick around through weekend  Minneapolis Star Tribune

    Storm gone, but cold will stick around through weekend
    Frigid temperatures, some that felt as cold as minus 30 degrees, moved across the East Coast on Friday as the region dug out from a massive winter storm that brought more than a foot of snow, hurricane-force winds and coastal flooding a day earlier.
    http://www.startribune.com

Jan 06

Barriers to protect Boston from flooding studied

Barriers to protect Boston from flooding studied  Boston Herald Full coverage

    Barriers to protect Boston from flooding studied
    Sea walls, deployable flood barriers and land-based dams around Boston are all being weighed as possible guardians against global warming in two studies on rising tides due out in March."The reports will increase the political will to deal with climate change because the public now knows a taste of the threats of coastal flooding," said University of Massachusetts Boston professor Paul Kirshen, who is working on the reports.
    http://www.bostonherald.com

Jan 06

Jan 03

Boston councilors start historic new chapter in City Hall

Boston councilors start historic new chapter in City Hall  BayStateBanner Full coverage

    Boston councilors start historic new chapter in City Hall
    On the morning of Jan. 1, as Martin J. Walsh was sworn into his second term as mayor, so too was the new Boston City Council, considered the most diverse in history with six women of color in the 13-member body.
    http://baystatebanner.com

Jan 03

New Year's period sees four arrested over drink-driving offences in Boston

New Year's period sees four arrested over drink-driving offences in Boston  Boston Standard Full coverage

    New Year's period sees four arrested over drink-driving offences in Boston
    Four more people with Boston addresses have been arrested and named as part of Lincolnshire Police's festive drink-driving campaign as New Year's celebrations took place. The latest update from Lincolnshire Police as part of the Think Don't Drink campaign include the below.
    https://www.bostonstandard.co.uk

Jan 03

Meridian Bancorp (NASDAQ:EBSB) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Accern Reports

Meridian Bancorp (NASDAQ:EBSB) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Accern Reports  StockNewsTimes

    Meridian Bancorp (NASDAQ:EBSB) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Accern Reports
    Media coverage about Meridian Bancorp (NASDAQ:EBSB) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the [...]
    https://stocknewstimes.com

Jan 03

Sumner Tunnel Toll Plaza Reconstruction

Weekly Look-Ahead Period of January 7 to January 13, 2018. Throughout the period covered by this look-ahead, MassDOT’s contractor for the Reconstruction of the Sumner Tunnel toll plaza will postpone work at the job site due to the cold weather. UPDATED SWING LANE TIME: January 3rd: MassDOT has opened the Sumner “swing lane” and it will remain open until after the storm to allow for snow operations.

Jan 01

Economy lifts Baker, Walsh

Economy lifts Baker, Walsh  Boston Herald Full coverage

    Economy lifts Baker, Walsh
    While every day of 2017 brought new controversy and turmoil, the year saw Gov. Charlie Baker and Mayor Martin J. Walsh continue to consolidate power heading into 2018 - in part because of a booming economy.Walsh rode to a landslide re-election over challenger Tito Jackson, taking more than 65 percent of the vote.
    http://www.bostonherald.com

Jan 01

Bessemer Group Lifted Its Reinsurance Group Amer (RGA) Stake; Meridian Interstate Bancorp Has 1.66 Sentiment

Bessemer Group Lifted Its Reinsurance Group Amer (RGA) Stake; Meridian Interstate Bancorp Has 1.66 Sentiment  HuronReport Full coverage

    Bessemer Group Lifted Its Reinsurance Group Amer (RGA) Stake; Meridian Interstate Bancorp Has 1.66 Sentiment
    Bessemer Group Inc increased Reinsurance Group Amer (RGA) stake by 100.1% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Bessemer Group Inc acquired 28,878 shares as Sentiment for Meridian Interstate Bancorp Inc (EBSB)Meridian Interstate Bancorp Inc (EBSB) investors sentiment increased to 1.66 in Q3 2017. It's up 0.39, from
    https://huronreport.com

Jan 01

Meridian Bancorp (EBSB) Receives “Hold” Rating from Keefe, Bruyette & Woods

Meridian Bancorp (EBSB) Receives “Hold” Rating from Keefe, Bruyette & Woods  The Lincolnian Online Full coverage

    Meridian Bancorp (EBSB) Receives "Hold" Rating from Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
    Meridian Bancorp (NASDAQ:EBSB)'s stock had its "hold" rating restated by stock analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods in a note issued to investors on Friday, December 22nd. They presently have a $24.50 price objective on the savings and loans company's stock. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods' target price would indicate a potential upside of 18.93% from [...]
    https://www.thelincolnianonline.com

Jan 01

EPS for Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (EBSB) Expected At $0.24; Brandes Investment Partners LP Has Upped Alexander ...

EPS for Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (EBSB) Expected At $0.24; Brandes Investment Partners LP Has Upped Alexander ...  Bibeypost.com Full coverage

    EPS for Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (EBSB) Expected At $0.24; Brandes Investment Partners LP Has Upped Alexander & Baldwin New (ALEX) Stake By $599,564 - Bibey Post
    Brandes Investment Partners Lp increased Alexander & Baldwin Inc New (ALEX) stake by 32.6% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Brandes Investment Partners Lp acquired 13,034 shares as Alexander & Baldwin Inc New (ALEX)'s stock declined 8.31%. The Brandes Investment Partners Lp holds 53,018 shares with $2.46 million value, up from 39,984 last quarter.
    https://www.bibeypost.com

Dec 29

East Boston Farmers Market added 5 new photos...

Are you interested in becoming a vendor for our 2018 summer season? We are now accepting applications for permanent and rotating vendors! Contact Gabrielle at withamg@ebnhc.org for more information. Please note: Anyone interested in selling prepared food must be operating out of a commercial kitchen.

    East Boston Farmers Market
    East Boston Farmers Market. 1.2K likes. The East Boston Farmers Market will be hosting a Winter Market for the first time in 2018. Dates: the last Thursday of the month, December to April (December...
    https://www.facebook.com

Dec 29

Dec 27

Boston 25 News: Could a sea wall protect Boston from coastal flooding?

Climate change and rising harbor levels. Is East Boston prepared?

    Could a sea wall protect Boston from coastal flooding?
    Oceans are rising and storms are intensifying and it wouldn't take much to flood a coastal city like Boston. Hurricane Sandy was eye opening in 2012, killing 43 people and causing billions of dollars in damage in New York City alone with a surge of sea water that flooded many neighborhoods.
    http://www.fox25boston.com

Dec 27

Porrazzo Rink presents a Decade Public Skate event: January 14

EAST BOSTON, MA- On Sunday, January 14th, FMC Ice Sports will be hosting a special Decade Public Skate event at Porrazzo Rink in East Boston, MA. Come to the rink in your grooviest outfit and celebrate our favorite decades for a chance to win prizes and giveaways

    Porrazzo Rink presents a Decade Public Skate event: January 14
    EAST BOSTON, MA- On Sunday, January 14th, FMC Ice Sports will be hosting a special Decade Public Skate event at Porrazzo Rink in East Boston, MA. Come to the rink in your grooviest outfit and celebrate our favorite decades for a chance to win prizes and giveaways.
    http://eastbostondotcom.blogspot.com

Dec 27

Checking-In With Puerto Rico And Puerto Ricans Coming To Mass.

Checking-In With Puerto Rico And Puerto Ricans Coming To Mass.  WBUR Full coverage

    Checking-In With Puerto Rico And Puerto Ricans Coming To Mass.
    Three months after Hurricane Maria, we look at how NGOs are responding on the island and how Puerto Ricans that have moved to Boston are faring this holiday season.
    http://www.wbur.org

Dec 27

EPS for F5 Networks, Inc. (FFIV) Expected At $1.56

EPS for F5 Networks, Inc. (FFIV) Expected At $1.56  10,000 Couples Full coverage

    EPS for F5 Networks, Inc. (FFIV) Expected At $1.56
    The company's stock had a trading volume of 254,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 788,989. Burgundy Asset Management Ltd decreased Royal Bank Of Canada (NYSE:RY) stake by 171,927 shares to 2.51M valued at $193.97 million in 2017Q3. It has outperformed by 4.58% the S&P500. Meridian Bancorp, Inc.
    http://10thousandcouples.com

Dec 27

Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB) Plans Dividend Increase – $0.05 Per Share

Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB) Plans Dividend Increase – $0.05 Per Share  StockNewsTimes

    Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB) Plans Dividend Increase - $0.05 Per Share
    Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB) announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, December 4th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 19th will be paid a dividend of 0.05 per share by the savings and loans company on Tuesday, January 2nd. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of [...]
    https://stocknewstimes.com

Dec 27

Fourth person arraigned in connection with fatal East Boston shooting

Fourth person arraigned in connection with fatal East Boston shooting  The Boston Globe

    Fourth person arraigned in connection with fatal East Boston shooting - The Boston Globe
    A fourth person was arraigned Tuesday morning for his role in the Dec. 10 fatal shooting of 21-year-old Duncan Ketter, prosecutors said. Elijah Charles, 18, of Brockton, was arraigned in East Boston Municipal Court on charges of armed robbery and armed assault with intent to rob, according to a statement from the Suffolk County district attorney's office.
    https://www.bostonglobe.com

Dec 27

Tuesday's hockey roundup (Dec. 26)

Tuesday's hockey roundup (Dec. 26)  Boston Herald Full coverage

    Tuesday's hockey roundup (Dec. 26)
    School vacation week and the day after Christmas usually means the start of the busy high school hockey tournament calendar, which made up most of Tuesday's action on the chilly ponds. Here is a look at how it all happened:
    http://www.bostonherald.com

Dec 27

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Meridian Bancorp (EBSB) Stock Price

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Meridian Bancorp (EBSB) Stock Price  StockNewsTimes

    Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Meridian Bancorp (EBSB) Stock Price
    Media coverage about Meridian Bancorp (NASDAQ:EBSB) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being [...]
    https://stocknewstimes.com

Dec 27

E. Boston: Brockton Resident Held on Bail in Connection with a Murder

E. Boston: Brockton Resident Held on Bail in Connection with a Murder  95.9 WATD-FM (blog) Full coverage

    E. Boston: Brockton Resident Held on Bail in Connection with a Murder
    Posted on December 27, 2017 A Brockton resident is being held on $200,000 bail in connection with a murder after a drug deal went wrong. 18-year-old Elijah Charles of Brockton was arraigned in East Boston Municipal Court Tuesday for his possible involvement in the death of 21-year-old Duncan Ketter.
    http://959watd.com

Dec 27

Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (EBSB) Touches $20.95 High on Dec, 27; Egdon Resources plc (LON:EDR) Had 2 Bulls

Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (EBSB) Touches $20.95 High on Dec, 27; Egdon Resources plc (LON:EDR) Had 2 Bulls  Wolcott Daily Full coverage

    Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (EBSB) Touches $20.95 High on Dec, 27; Egdon Resources plc (LON:EDR) Had 2 Bulls - Wolcott Daily
    Among 2 analysts covering Egdon Resources PLC (LON:EDR), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Egdon Resources PLC had 41 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained Egdon Resources plc (LON:EDR) rating on Tuesday, January 26.
    https://wolcottdaily.com

Dec 27

Diker Management Has Cut Acxiom (ACXM) Position; Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (EBSB) Covered By 1 Bulls

Diker Management Has Cut Acxiom (ACXM) Position; Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (EBSB) Covered By 1 Bulls  HuronReport Full coverage

    Diker Management Has Cut Acxiom (ACXM) Position; Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (EBSB) Covered By 1 Bulls
    Diker Management Llc decreased Acxiom Corp (ACXM) stake by 14.81% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Diker Management Llc sold 23,000 shares as Acxiom Corp Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB) Ratings CoverageAmong 4 analysts covering Meridian Interstate Bancorp (NASDAQ:EBSB), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold.
    https://huronreport.com

Dec 27

What Amazon's HQ2 Could Mean For Housing In East Boston

The housing challenge facing immigrants in East Boston

    What Amazon's HQ2 Could Mean For Housing In East Boston
    The bid has raised concerns about how an Amazon headquarters could throttle the city's already-tight housing market, particularly in Eastie.
    http://www.wbur.org

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