4 hours ago

East Boston Farmers Market updated their prof...

    East Boston Farmers Market
    East Boston Farmers Market. 1.4K likes. The East Boston Farmers Market will open for the summer 2018 season on July 11, and continue through October 17....
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29 hours ago

East Boston Farmers Market updated their cove...

    East Boston Farmers Market
    East Boston Farmers Market updated their cover photo.
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29 hours ago

John Nucci's kidney transplant shines light on need for donors

John Nucci's kidney transplant shines light on need for donors  Boston Herald Full coverage

    John Nucci's kidney transplant shines light on need for donors
    As John Nucci undergoes kidney transplant surgery today, advocates and doctors say there is a vital need for more donors - a cause the former city councilor says he will champion when he recovers.Nucci, 66, of East Boston, was due to go under the knife early this morning at Massachusetts General Hospital alongside family friend Kerri Abrams, 37, of Arlington, who is donating one of her kidneys to him.
    http://www.bostonherald.com

29 hours ago

In the running for Amazon's HQ2, Suffolk Downs turns toward redevelopment

In the running for Amazon's HQ2, Suffolk Downs turns toward redevelopment  Boston Business Journal Full coverage

    In the running for Amazon's HQ2, Suffolk Downs turns toward redevelopment - Boston Business Journal
    A decision by the retail giant is expected this summer, and as the competing bidders enter the home stretch, oddsmakers say Suffolk Downs is a sound bet. But win, place or show, redevelopment of the historic racetrack will transform the region far into the future.
    https://www.bizjournals.com

29 hours ago

For Eastie and Suffolk Downs, could developments outpace infrastructure?

For Eastie and Suffolk Downs, could developments outpace infrastructure?  Boston 25 News Full coverage

    For Eastie and Suffolk Downs, could developments outpace infrastructure?
    BOSTON - The Suffolk Downs racetrack is one of 20 sites still in the running to become Amazon's second headquarters, bringing 50,000 high-paying jobs and potentially more crippling traffic to East Boston. That's a big concern for Eastie residents we spoke to on Tuesday.
    https://www.fox25boston.com

29 hours ago

Workers charge millions on state cards

Workers charge millions on state cards  Boston Herald Full coverage

    Workers charge millions on state cards
    A few hundred state employees racked up nearly $6 million in credit card purchases in the past year for everything from JetBlue tickets to expensive hotels, meals from Davio's, take-out from Spinelli's Ravioli, Uber rides and even cups of coffee, a Herald review found.It's all part of the "P-Card" procurement system that a state fiscal watchdog wants to post online for all to see to boost transparency.
    http://www.bostonherald.com

29 hours ago

Civil Rights Groups say Police in Schools are Source of False Gang Alerts. Not So Says Boston Police

Civil Rights Groups say Police in Schools are Source of False Gang Alerts. Not So Says Boston Police  wgbh.org Full coverage

    Civil Rights Groups say Police in Schools are Source of False Gang Alerts. Not So Says Boston Police
    Last year we introduced you to Henry Lemus Calderon, an undocumented teen living legally on Nantucket under an Obama era law protecting unaccompanied minors. Two years ago, Calderon was arrested by immigration and customs enforcement agents and charged with being a member of the notorious 18th...
    https://www.wgbh.org

2 days ago

We have great news! This summer kids and teen...

We have great news! This summer kids and teens under 18 will be able to get a free meal at the Farmers Market from 4:00 to 5:00pm in July and August through the Child Nutrition Outreach Program and a partnership with the YMCA of Greater Boston. Spread the word and join us at Opening Day on July 11th!

    East Boston Farmers Market
    We have great news! This summer kids and teens under 18 will be able to get a free meal at the Farmers Market from 4:00 to 5:00pm in July and August through the Child Nutrition Outreach Program and a...
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Jun 13

East Boston autistic man reported missing

East Boston autistic man reported missing  The Boston Globe

    Autistic man reported missing from East Boston - The Boston Globe
    Police are asking the public to help find Jeffery Cooper, 23, of East Boston, who has autism and has been missing since Friday. Cooper was last seen near 38 Border St. , according to a statement from police. Police described him as black and about 6 feet tall with a slim build.
    https://www.bostonglobe.com

Jun 13

Murders up, other crimes down thus far in Boston in 2018

Murders up, other crimes down thus far in Boston in 2018  Boston Herald Full coverage

    Murders up, other crimes down thus far in Boston in 2018
    Fatal shootings and murders are on the rise in the city for the first six months of this year compared with the same time last year, but overall shootings, sexual assaults, robberies and residential burglaries recorded significant drops, according to crime data released this morning by police and the Boston Regional Intelligence Center.Between Jan.
    http://www.bostonherald.com

Jun 13

Man arrested for robbing Peabody bank, admits role in two heists in Boston

Man arrested for robbing Peabody bank, admits role in two heists in Boston  The Boston Globe

    Man arrested for robbing Peabody bank, admits robbing two banks in Boston, police say - The Boston Globe
    A 31-year-old convicted bank robber who allegedly robbed a bank Monday in Peabody is being charged with that caper and two prior heists at Boston banks on June 5 and June 7, authorities said.
    https://www.bostonglobe.com

Jun 13

Accused Bank Robber Who Used Taxi To Escape Held Without Bail

Accused Bank Robber Who Used Taxi To Escape Held Without Bail  CBS Boston Full coverage

    Accused Bank Robber Who Used Taxi To Escape Held Without Bail
    Accused Bank Robber Who Used Taxi To Escape Held Without Bail An East Boston man appeared in Peabody District Court on Tuesday after he allegedly robbed a Peabody bank and then fled in a taxi one day ago.
    http://boston.cbslocal.com

Jun 13

Boston Police Seek Missing Man With Autism

Boston Police Seek Missing Man With Autism  NECN Full coverage

    Boston Police Seek Missing Man With Autism
    Police are asking for the public's help finding a missing Boston man with autism.
    https://www.necn.com

Jun 13

Murders up significantly, but overall crime down in Boston

Murders up significantly, but overall crime down in Boston  Boston Herald Full coverage

    Murders up significantly, but overall crime down in Boston
    Murders jumped 50 percent in Boston in the first half of this year compared to last, while overall crime is down 5 percent, according to statistics released yesterday by police.Between Jan. 1 and June 10, 24 people were killed in the city - eight more than the 16 slain in the first six months of 2017.
    http://www.bostonherald.com

Jun 12

Following Joint Call for Master Plan, Councilor Edwards Applauds Mayor Walsh’s Announcement of PLAN: East Boston City Council to Hold Public Hearing This Summer

City Councilor Lydia Edwards, State Senator Joe Boncore and State Representative Adrian Madaro today issued a statement applauding the Walsh’s administration decision to move forward with PLAN: East Boston. This planning initiative is intended to promote predictable development across the neighborhood, advance anti-displacement strategies for residents and businesses, address transportation challenges, improve waterfront connectivity and adapt to climate change.

    Following Joint Call for Master Plan, Councilor Edwards Applauds Mayor Walsh's Announcement of PLAN: East Boston City Council to Hold Public Hearing This Summer
    City Councilor Lydia Edwards, State Senator Joe Boncore and State Representative Adrian Madaro today issued a statement applauding the Walsh's administration decision to move forward with PLAN: East Boston. This planning initiative is intended to promote predictable development across the neighborhood, advance anti-displacement strategies for residents and businesses, address transportation challenges, improve waterfront connectivity and adapt to climate change.
    http://eastbostondotcom.blogspot.com

Jun 11

Building boom at Boston charter schools outpaces that at other city schools

Building boom at Boston charter schools outpaces that at other city schools  The Boston Globe Full coverage

    Boston charter schools enjoy a construction boom, while city-run schools slow to fix aging facilities - The Boston Globe
    Eleven-year-old Serenity Withers and her schoolmates have lived a nomadic existence at Bridge Boston Charter School over the last five years as the school bounced from one lackluster building to another. One location was largely devoid of sunlight, and tutoring and instrumental lessons took place in the hallway.
    https://www.bostonglobe.com

Jun 11

Salem baseball shades East Boston to advance in D2 North

Salem baseball shades East Boston to advance in D2 North  The Salem News Full coverage

    Salem baseball shades East Boston to advance in D2 North
    It was a classic low-scoring, tight playoff baseball game and when the time came to force across a run, Salem High found the right men for the job. In the top of the sixth inning Friday afternoon, the Witches got a 2-out RBI base hit from junior Troy Zipper to plate the game's only run in mild upset over East Boston, 1-0.
    http://www.salemnews.com

Jun 11

Set Boston bar closing times later, urges ex-task force member

Set Boston bar closing times later, urges ex-task force member  Boston Herald Full coverage

    Set Boston bar closing times later, urges ex-task force member
    Despite police pushing for a handful of East Boston bars to close an hour earlier at 1 a.m. after rowdy behavior, a former member of Mayor Martin J. Walsh's late-night task force says the city needs to revisit the issue of extending last call in order to make the Hub an "international city."
    http://www.bostonherald.com

Jun 07

Mayor Walsh announces planning initiatives for Downtown, East Boston, Mattapan, Newmarket, Allston-Brighton ...

Mayor Walsh announces planning initiatives for Downtown, East Boston, Mattapan, Newmarket, Allston-Brighton ...  Sampan

    Mayor Walsh announces planning initiatives for Downtown, East Boston, Mattapan, Newmarket, Allston-Brighton neighborhoods
    BOSTON - Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA), with stakeholders from across the City, will launch planning initiatives this year in Downtown, East Boston, Mattapan, Newmarket, and a mobility-focused planning initiative in Allston-Brighton.
    http://sampan.org

Jun 07

In Boston's Booming Seaport, the Namesake Is Also the Threat

In Boston's Booming Seaport, the Namesake Is Also the Threat  Insurance Journal Full coverage

    In Boston's Booming Seaport, the Namesake Is Also the Threat
    In Boston's booming Seaport District, General Electric is building its new world headquarters, Amazon is bringing in thousands of new workers, and Reebok's red delta symbol sits atop the new office it opened last year. Three businesses are testing self-driving cars, other dynamic companies are planting their flag,
    https://www.insurancejournal.com

Jun 07

East Boston bars face calls to close earlier over rowdy behavior

East Boston bars face calls to close earlier over rowdy behavior  Boston Herald Full coverage

    East Boston bars face calls to close earlier over rowdy behavior
    A cluster of East Boston bars are drawing rowdy customers from out of town for last call in a heavily residential area, according to a police supervisor who wants closing time pushed up to 1 a.m. - which bar owners said would unfairly penalize them.
    http://www.bostonherald.com

Jun 07

As Mayoral Summit Starts, Activists Urge Marty Walsh To Do More On Climate Change

As Mayoral Summit Starts, Activists Urge Marty Walsh To Do More On Climate Change  wgbh.org Full coverage

    As Mayoral Summit Starts, Activists Urge Marty Walsh To Do More On Climate Change
    It's a big week for Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. He's hosting the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Boston over the weekend, and on Thursday, leading what's being dubbed an international climate-change summit for mayors at Boston University.
    https://www.wgbh.org

Jun 06

East Boston Farmers Market is feeling excited...

Opening Day of the East Boston is just over a month away. We are excited to share local food and community with you all this season! Please share this flyer and the event page with your friends and neighbors! https://www.facebook.com/events/1320134498130864/ . . . . . East Boston YMCA Soccer Without Borders Piers Park Sailing Center East Boston Neighborhood Health Center East Boston Main Streets Eastie Now East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library Eagle Hill Civic Association CrossFit Jeffries Point Portside at East Pier East Boston WIC Program Mayor's Office of Food Access - Boston Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards Adrian Madaro East Boston Social Centers East Boston -Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Services

    East Boston Farmers Market
    Opening Day of the East Boston is just over a month away. We are excited to share local food and community with you all this season! Please share this flyer and the event page with your friends and...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 05

Zip Trip Season is here!

Zip Trip Season is here!  Boston 25 News Full coverage

    Zip Trip 2018: Zip Trip season is here!
    Boston 25 Morning News will kick-off the 15th season of Zip Trips with a live broadcast in Peabody at Emerson Park on Friday, June 22 from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. The Boston 25 Morning News team has visited 235 cities and towns during the long-running Zip Trips and will make stops this summer in Peabody, Weymouth, Fitchburg, Franklin, Medford, Uxbridge, Chatham, East Boston, Billerica and Duxbury.
    https://www.fox25boston.com

Jun 05

Harbor wall won't stop floods, study says

Harbor wall won't stop floods, study says  Boston Herald

    Harbor wall won't stop floods, study says
    Building a giant wall across Boston Harbor to prevent devastating floods like the ones that swamped the city this winter would take 30 years, cost up to $12 billion and be no more effective than land-based prevention, according to a study that recommends spending $2 billion instead on neighborhood-focused efforts.And while harborside activists agreed the giant wall wouldn't make Boston dry again, they said those local efforts aren't moving fast enough to prevent further flooding.
    http://www.bostonherald.com

Jun 05

MBTA approves early morning, late night bus service pilot

MBTA approves early morning, late night bus service pilot  Metro US Full coverage

    MBTA approves early morning, late night bus service pilot
    Early-morning bus trips and more frequent late night trips are scheduled to begin in September under a $1.2 million pilot proposal that the MBTA Control Board approved on Monday. The new service would primarily serve cities north of Boston, including Chelsea, Malden and Revere, and neighborhoods in the southern part of the city, including Dorchester and Mattapan, as well as East Boston.
    https://www.metro.us

Jun 05

This Oyster-and-Caviar Pop-Up Is Shaking Up Boston's Culinary Scene

This Oyster-and-Caviar Pop-Up Is Shaking Up Boston's Culinary Scene  Vogue.com Full coverage

    This Oyster-and-Caviar Pop-Up Is Shaking Up Boston's Culinary Scene
    Unruliness runs deep in Boston's food scene. It might not seem that way to a newcomer visiting the city's well-worn Back Bay brasseries, or tasting a consistently good lobster roll. But every so often, a disruptor comes along that forces Bostonians to wake up, smell the chowder, and remember that this is where one very well-known revolution began.
    https://www.vogue.com

Jun 05

Police identify 29-year-old man shot and killed in East Boston

Police identify 29-year-old man shot and killed in East Boston  The Boston Globe

    Police identify 29-year-old man shot and killed in East Boston - The Boston Globe
    Boston police have identified the 29-year-old man who was shot and killed in East Boston Friday night. Taquise Johnson, a Boston resident, was shot near 800 Border St. at about 11:53 p.m. Friday, police said in a statement on Monday. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police Commissioner William B.
    https://www.bostonglobe.com

May 29

Questions about this season's Farmers Market ...

Questions about this season's Farmers Market or our CSA program with Farmer Dave's? We will be "on tour" at your neighborhood association meetings during the next month to provide information, get your feedback, and answer any questions you have about the programs! Join us at one of the following meetings: -5/30: Eagle Hill Civic Association (East Boston High School, 7pm) -6/11: Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association (Jeffries Point Yacht Club, 7pm) If you are part of an organization that might not be represented at one of these meetings but would be interested in hearing more information, please contact Gabrielle at withamg@ebnhc.org or 617-568-4783.

    East Boston Farmers Market
    East Boston Farmers Market. 1.3K 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...
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May 29

The Codcast: Bus renaissance underway?

The Codcast: Bus renaissance underway?  CommonWealth magazine Full coverage

    The Codcast: Bus renaissance underway? - CommonWealth Magazine
    Buses aren't as sexy as new Orange Line cars or the extension of the Green Line into Somerville and Medford. But they are a lot cheaper to buy and much easier to operate. Which is why a bus renaissance of sorts is happening - a series of initiatives that hold the promise of changing the(...)
    https://commonwealthmagazine.org

May 29

As opinions race on fairground plans, some speak up for those that can't: the horses

As opinions race on fairground plans, some speak up for those that can't: the horses  Berkshire Eagle Full coverage

    As opinions race on fairground plans, some speak up for those that can't: the horses
    GREAT BARRINGTON - When Claudia d'Alessandro was a little girl, she had an eye for handicapping horses at the Barrington Fair. "My dad took me, and I would walk around and look at the horses," said d'Alessandro, of Great Barrington.
    http://www.berkshireeagle.com

May 29

Steve Buckley: East Boston pizzeria owners honor World War I vet

Steve Buckley: East Boston pizzeria owners honor World War I vet  Boston Herald Full coverage

    Steve Buckley: East Boston pizzeria owners honor World War I vet
    The menu never changes at the Italian Express Pizzeria, an agreeable little place on the corner of Sumner and Cottage streets in East Boston."That's because it works," says co-owner Jim Iannuzzi, proudly, and a little defiantly. "Everything is made fresh to order, and we have something for everybody.
    http://www.bostonherald.com

May 29

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

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

    Boston price comparison: What $600,000 buys around the city now
    The sum $600,000 is quite a busy price point in the Boston housing market. Here's what it buys as spring eases into summer. ↑ Unit 3 at 17 Highland Street in Roxbury comes in at $600,000 even and includes the potential for three bedrooms. There are two full bathrooms as well.
    https://boston.curbed.com

May 25

New East Boston condo complex near Logan will include 25 two-bedrooms

New East Boston condo complex near Logan will include 25 two-bedrooms  Curbed Boston Full coverage

    New East Boston condo complex near Logan will include 25 two-bedrooms
    The development, which has all the necessary green lights from the city, is due also to include 2,180 square feet of retail space for a ground-floor restaurant or cafe; and it will have 30 off-street parking spaces and 38 on-site bike spots.
    https://boston.curbed.com

May 25

MS-13 member convicted of killing 15-year-old East Boston boy gets 40-year prison term

MS-13 member convicted of killing 15-year-old East Boston boy gets 40-year prison term  The Boston Globe

    MS-13 member convicted of killing 15-year-old East Boston boy gets 40-year prison term - The Boston Globe
    A member of the feared MS-13 street gang received a 40-year prison term Tuesday for his role in a racketeering conspiracy in which he killed a 15-year-old boy in East Boston, according to prosecutors and court records. Joel "Animal" Martinez, 23, a Salvadoran national formerly living in Eastie, was sentenced in US District Court in Boston, according to US Attorney Andrew E.
    https://www.bostonglobe.com

May 25

Suffolk Downs in bid to revive thoroughbred racing in Berkshires

Suffolk Downs in bid to revive thoroughbred racing in Berkshires  Lowell Sun

    Suffolk Downs in bid to revive thoroughbred racing in Berkshires
    By Michael P. Norton, State House News Service Updated: 05/23/2018 02:01:46 PM EDT BOSTON -- There's a new effort afoot to reestablish thoroughbred racing in the southern Berkshires, and the people behind the movement are coming to Beacon Hill with a legislative request to accommodate the new arrangement.
    http://www.lowellsun.com

May 23

East Boston Farmers Market added 2 new photos...

We have great news! The Healthy Incentives Program has been reinstated until June 30th, 2018. Funding for the rest of the summer is still uncertain. Until June 30th, you may earn Healthy Incentives Program benefits at Farmers Markets that have already opened for the season (https://www.boston.gov/departments/food-access/farmers-markets-boston) or at the Fresh Truck, which is in Maverick Square from 3:00-6:00pm on Mondays. The Healthy Incentives Program reimburses SNAP customers for $40-80 per month on fruit and vegetable purchases at Farmers Markets, CSAs, and Mobile Markets. It began in April 2017 and was suspended April 2018 due to funding issues.

    East Boston Farmers Market
    East Boston Farmers Market added a new photo.
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May 23

May 17

May 29: Gove Street Citizens Association to Meet

Meeting Agenday for GSCA. Available at EBDOTCOM.

    May 29: Gove Street Citizens Association: Monthly Meeting Agenda
    Tuesday, May 29, 6:30-8:30 p.m. 1. Welcome & Project Updatesa. Senator Joseph Boncore Catherine Leonard-McLean Community Room (formerly Noddle Island Community Room) Logan Airport Rental Car Center 2. Elected Officials Updates Location: The Catherine Leonard-McLean (formerly Noddle Island) Community Room is located on the first floor of the Logan Airport Rental Car Center, situated at the end of Porter Street.
    http://eastbostondotcom.blogspot.com

May 17

How Boston's Big Attempt At Rental Law Reform Failed

How Boston's Big Attempt At Rental Law Reform Failed  WBUR Full coverage

    How Boston's Big Attempt At Rental Law Reform Failed
    Lisa Owens' voice wavers between defiant and despondent. "Thousands of people are going to be in danger of losing their homes because they don't know their legal rights," she says. "It's unconscionable that our elected officials refuse to act in such a crisis time in our city.
    http://www.wbur.org

May 17

East Boston elementary school teacher arrested on child sex assault charges

East Boston elementary school teacher arrested on child sex assault charges  The Boston Globe

    East Boston elementary school teacher arrested on child sex assault charges - The Boston Globe
    A Boston Public Schools gym teacher was arrested Wednesday on child sex assault charges officials said. Police responded to a report of an indecent assault and battery around 4:30 p.m. at Patrick J. Kennedy Elementary School in East Boston, according to a statement from police.
    https://www.bostonglobe.com

May 17

Gym Teacher Arrested For Assault On Child In East Boston

Gym Teacher Arrested For Assault On Child In East Boston  CBS Boston / WBZ Full coverage

    Gym Teacher Arrested For Assault On Child In East Boston
    A gym teacher is charged with indecent assault on a child. WBZ-TV's Katie Brace reports.
    http://boston.cbslocal.com

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