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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

33 hours ago

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

33 hours ago

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

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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 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

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

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

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

Zoning Board of Appeal Hearing

Case: BOA-767363 Address: 238 Webster Street  , Ward 1 Applicant: Tom Nato

Case: BOA-725789, Address: 287-293 Maverick, Ward 1   Applicant: Diconstanzzo Properties LLC

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Case: BOA-448640, Address: 4 Norfolk Terrace, Ward 17  Applicant: Gail Latimore, Executive Director

Case: BOA-448639, Address: 6 Norfolk Terrace, Ward 17 Applicant: Gail Latimore, Executive Director

Case: BOA-568247, Address: 1152 Bennington Street, Ward 1 Applicant: Richard Lynds, Esq

Case: BOA-819529 Address: 48-62 Brookline Avenue  , Ward 5 Applicant: City Wide Contracting LLC

Case: BOA-794165 Address: 1948-1950 Washington Street  , Ward 8 Applicant: Michael Ahern

Case: BOA-812967  Address: 3215 Washington Street  , Ward 11 Applicant: Steven Petitpas

Case: BOA-787215 Address: 40 Crawford Street  , Ward  12 Applicant: Clayton Palmer

Case: BOA-787764 Address: 7 Abbotsford Street  , Ward 12  Applicant: Maverick Afonso

Case: BOA-802862 Address: 29 Sagamore Street  , Ward 13  Applicant: Megha Satyanarayana

Case: BOA-784939 Address: 41 Mount Everett Street  , Ward 15 Applicant: Kurt Fraser

Case: BOA-772616 Address: 6 Berry Street  , Ward 16  Applicant: George Bargel

Case: BOA-790727 Address: 59 Lonsdale Street  , Ward 16 Applicant: Sheila McCabe

Case: BOA-814696 Address: 48 West Tremlett Street  , Ward 17 Applicant: NUR Construction

Case: BOA-814697 Address: 50 West Tremlett Street  , Ward  17 Applicant: NUR Construction

Case: BOA-685921 Address: 8-10 Loring Place  , Ward  18 Applicant: Daniel Toscano

Case: BOA-821035 Address: 34 Colgate Road  , Ward 19 Applicant: Joseph Vozzella

Case: BOA-796353 Address: 29 Goldsmith Street  , Ward 19 Applicant: 29 Goldsmith LLC-Paul Grant

Case: BOA-818470 Address: 85-93 Glenville Avenue  , Ward 21 Applicant: Daniel Toscano, Esq

Case: BOA-812430 Address: 30-50 Terminal Street  , Ward 2 Applicant: John Frosk

Case: BOA-816428  Address: 182 West Seventh Street  , Ward 6 Applicant: Barry Costello

Case: BOA-800766  Address: 170 West Ninth Street  , Ward 7 Applicant: James McClure

Case: BOA-794792  Address: 92 G Street  , Ward 7 Applicant: Daniel Toscano

Case: BOA-768730, Address: 844-846 East Third Street  , Ward 6  Applicant: Patrick Mahoney, Esq

Case: BOA-778326, Address: 8 Deady's Ln   , Ward 7  Applicant: Timothy Johnson

Case: BOA-796341, Address: 63-65 Moreland Street  , Ward 12  Applicant: Evan Smith

Case: BOA-617813, Address: 173 Humboldt Avenue, Ward  12 Applicant: John Samaan

Case: BOA-777122, Address: 67-69 Sanford Street  , Ward 17 Applicant: Michael Liu

Purpose: Subdivide Lot into two lots. Lot A: 67-69 Sanford St (5,154 SF) and Lot B: 71 Sanford St (6,362 SF). Conjunction with ALT736913, U49691837, and ERT736947.

Case: BOA-604337 Address: 279 Marlborough Street  , Ward 5 Applicant: Taylor Harrington

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    Zoning Board of Appeal Hearing
    The board will hold a hearing on May 22, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. APPROVAL OF HEARING MINUTES: April 10, 2018, April 24, 2018 & April 26, 2018 EXTENSION: 9:30a.m. Case: BOA-448640, Address: 4 Norfolk Terrace, Ward 17 Applicant: Gail Latimore, Executive Director COURT REMAND:12:00Noon. Article(s): 32(32-4) Purpose: Complete interior renovation of single-family residential.
    https://www.boston.gov

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May 14

With or without Amazon, Orient Heights development has some residents worried

With or without Amazon, Orient Heights development has some residents worried  The Boston Globe Full coverage

    Whether Amazon comes or not, Orient Heights development has some residents worried - The Boston Globe
    Residents in the historically Italian neighborhood in East Boston say they are feeling squeezed as developers seek to build hundreds of new housing units and plans take shape to replace the Suffolk Downs race track with a massive, mixed-use neighborhood.
    https://www.bostonglobe.com

May 14

Jamaica Plain shooting victims' families ask for justice after suspect arrest

Jamaica Plain shooting victims' families ask for justice after suspect arrest  Boston Herald

    Jamaica Plain shooting victims' families ask for justice after suspect arrest
    Family and friends of the two shooting victims gunned down just outside of a Jamaica Plain housing complex 10 days ago are hoping the suspect, arrested Saturday by Boston police, is brought to justice."I feel for (the suspect's) mother.
    http://www.bostonherald.com

May 14

Local GOP Ward Committee reports from Convention

Ward 1 reports on the April 28, 2018 GOP Convention.

    Ward 1 GOP Committee reports on the Worcester convention
    Republicans from across Massachusetts gathered Saturday, April 28, as delegates to the 2018 Massachusetts Republican Convention at the DCU Center in downtown Worcester to nominate candidates for various state-wide offices. Several members of the East Boston Republican Ward Committee attended.
    http://eastbostondotcom.blogspot.com

May 11

East Boston neighborhood notes

East Boston neighborhood notes  Wicked Local Somerville Full coverage

    East Boston neighborhood notes
    Here are the latest East Boston neighborhood notes: Salary negotiation workshop The American Association of University Women and the Boston Public Library invite women to a free salary negotiation workshop at the East Boston Branch Library, 356 Bremen St., from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 12.
    http://somerville.wickedlocal.com

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