5 days ago

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

5 days ago

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

5 days ago

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

5 days ago

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

5 days ago

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 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

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

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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

May 09

May 09

May 08

East Boston Farmers Market added 5 new photos...

The East Boston Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program is still enrolling for the 2018 season! If you are interested in picking up weekly boxes of fresh, local produce from Farmer Dave's every week from June-October, we encourage you to register! See the attached flyer for more information and how to sign up. Questions? Contact Gabrielle at withamg@ebnhc.org or 617-568-4783.

    East Boston Farmers Market
    East Boston Farmers Market added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 08

8 reasons Yankees will overtake Red Sox, win AL East

8 reasons Yankees will overtake Red Sox, win AL East  NJ.com

    8 reasons Yankees will overtake Red Sox, win AL East
    The Red Sox and Yankees open a three-game series at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 (5/8/18). Manager Alex Cora has the Red Sox with a one-game lead over Aaron Boone and the Yankees in the AL East. Boston got off to a red-hot start, but the Yankees will outlast them over 162 games.
    http://www.nj.com

May 08

Dog in stolen SUV in East Boston found safe inside vehicle at Everett cemetery

Dog in stolen SUV in East Boston found safe inside vehicle at Everett cemetery  The Boston Globe

    Dog in stolen SUV in East Boston found safe inside vehicle at cemetery in Everett - The Boston Globe
    An 8-year-old yellow labrador who was went missing Sunday after the car it was riding in was stolen in East Boston was found Monday after a tireless search by his owner's friends and family.
    https://www.bostonglobe.com

May 08

East Boston prices comparable to Dot's Codman Square on less expensive end

East Boston prices comparable to Dot's Codman Square on less expensive end  Curbed Boston Full coverage

    East Boston prices comparable to Dot's Codman Square on less expensive end
    Prices for less expensive market-rate properties in East Boston are comparable to those in Dorchester's Codman Square and Eastie's more expensive listings are asking amounts that rival those along the downtown Boston waterfront. That is according to an analysis of market-rate listings from real estate research site NeighborhoodX, which pegged the East Boston average at $517 a square foot as of early May.
    https://boston.curbed.com

May 08

Police officers cleared in East Boston fatal shooting

Police officers cleared in East Boston fatal shooting  Boston Herald

    Police officers cleared in East Boston fatal shooting
    Two Boston police officers were justified in returning fire and killing an East Boston man in a 2016 gunfight that left two officers critically injured, Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley found in a report released yesterday.
    http://www.bostonherald.com

May 08

Boston colleges aren't paying enough to city, councilors claim

Boston colleges aren't paying enough to city, councilors claim  Boston Herald Full coverage

    Boston colleges aren't paying enough to city, councilors claim
    City councilors want to wrest more money from Boston's institutions of higher learning, saying they need to step up as taxpayers are squeezed to balance the city's budget.But colleges and universities say they're giving enough even though they're below what a payment plan recommends.
    http://www.bostonherald.com

May 08

Dog Stolen In SUV In East Boston Found Safe

Dog Stolen In SUV In East Boston Found Safe  CBS Boston / WBZ Full coverage

    Dog Stolen In SUV In East Boston Found Safe
    A woman was reunited with her dog that was stolen. WBZ-TV's Tiffany Chan reports.
    http://boston.cbslocal.com

May 08

Construction worker hurt in East Boston fall

Construction worker hurt in East Boston fall  Boston Herald

    Construction worker hurt in East Boston fall
    Boston police are investigating a construction accident this afternoon at the Paris Village residential development in East Boston, where a worker reportedly fell four stories.Police spokeswoman Officer Rachel McGuire said the worker's injuries are life-threatening.The accident occurred at 191 Paris St. shortly after 12:30 p.m., she said.The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has been notified, McGuire said.
    http://www.bostonherald.com

May 05

Meridian Bancorp, Inc. Names Joyce A. Murphy to the Board of Directors

Richard J. Gavegnano, President, CEO and Chairman of Meridian Bancorp, Inc. and East Boston Savings Bank (EBSB) announces the appointment of Joyce A. Murphy to the Board of Directors for both Meridian Bancorp, Inc. and East Boston Savings Bank. Read more here.

    EBSB News | East Boston Savings Bank
    Learn about the latest events surrounding the East Boston Savings Bank community.
    https://www.ebsb.com

May 05

New Programs Help Improve High School Graduation Rate in East Boston

New Programs Help Improve High School Graduation Rate in East Boston  NECN Full coverage

    Programs Improve High School Graduation Rate in East Boston
    Ten years ago, less than half the student body of East Boston High School made it to graduation day in four years. Today, they have managed to get more students to receive a diploma than many thought possible.
    https://www.necn.com

May 05

June 3: Pirandello Lyceum presents its Wine Tasting Event

A wonderful afternoon of winetasting in East Boston.

    East Boston News: The Pirandello Wine Tasting, Sunday, June 3, 2018
    https://www.eastboston.com

May 05

East Boston open house tour: 8 options for under $550000

East Boston open house tour: 8 options for under $550000  Curbed Boston Full coverage

    East Boston open house tour: 8 options for under $550,000
    With (relatively) low prices and close proximity to downtown Boston via myriad transport methods, East Boston is one of the more desirable neighborhoods in the region. Check out our weekend open house tour of options under $550,000, including units in converted churches and factories.
    https://boston.curbed.com

May 05

Trinity Financial's $71m Boston East now open and 25% pre-leased

Trinity Financial's $71m Boston East now open and 25% pre-leased  New England Real Estate Journal Online Full coverage

    Trinity Financial's $71m Boston East now open and 25% pre-leased
    Boston, MA According to Trinity Financial, Boston East, its new apartment community on the East Boston waterfront, is already 25% pre-leased as it celebrated its official April opening. Located directly on Boston Harbor and in close proximity to Downtown Boston and the MBTA, Boston East is a $71 million, boutique, mid-rise residential community that features 200 units, including six artist live-work-sell units and a community art gallery.
    http://www.nerej.com

May 03

May 02

Presentation on new book on Massport

    Frank Conte on Twitter
    Hey #EastBoston Learn or revisit a little local history! Join @JimAloisi former Trans. Sec. on Tues, 5/8 @ the Orient Heights Yacht Club for a discussion marking Massport's 60th anniversary and the publication of Jim's book on the agency. RSVP community@massport.com
    http://twitter.com

May 02

Immigration courts in state of 'dysfunction'

Immigration courts in state of 'dysfunction'  Boston Herald Full coverage

    Immigration courts in state of 'dysfunction'
    The Boston immigration court is clogged with 23,000 pending illegal immigration cases in what advocates on both sides of the divisive issue are calling a "dysfunctional" mess that's leaving migrants waiting years for rulings.It's part of a backlog of more than 1 million cases nationwide that's prompting the Trump administration to hire more judges and modernize the court system.
    http://www.bostonherald.com

May 02

Amazon expansion includes new office, 2K jobs in Boston

Amazon expansion includes new office, 2K jobs in Boston  Berkshire Eagle Full coverage

    Amazon expansion includes new office, 2K jobs in Boston
    BOSTON - Amazon unveiled plans on Tuesday for a major expansion in Boston's Seaport District, promising 2,000 new technology jobs even as the city remains in contention for the company's coveted second headquarters. Seattle-based Amazon announced it would move into a 430,000-square-foot "Tech Hub" in 2021, and said the new jobs would be created in fields including machine learning, speech science, cloud computing, and robotics.
    http://www.berkshireeagle.com

May 02

East Boston-based startup to put sensor tech on Maersk ship

East Boston-based startup to put sensor tech on Maersk ship  Boston Business Journal

    Sea Machines Robotics Inc. to put sensor tech on Maersk ship - Boston Business Journal
    Sea Machines Robotics Inc., a startup based in East Boston that's working on self-driving boats, plans later this year to install some of its technology on a 200 meter-long cargo ship owned by Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk.
    https://www.bizjournals.com

May 02

Five things you need to know today, and money buys this much happiness

Five things you need to know today, and money buys this much happiness  Boston Business Journal Full coverage

    Five things you need to know today in Boston business, and money buys this much happiness - Boston Business Journal
    Good morning, Boston. Here are the five most important things you need to know to help start your busy business day: The CEO-worker pay ratio was how high? At TJX Cos. Inc., the parent company of TJ Maxx and Marshalls, the CEO's pay was 1,500 times higher than the median employee's pay - one of the highest ratios of any publicly traded company in the nation, Greg Ryan reports.
    https://www.bizjournals.com

May 02

Hundreds to March in Boston for Worker, Immigrant Rights on May Day

Hundreds to March in Boston for Worker, Immigrant Rights on May Day  NECN

    Hundreds to March for Worker, Immigrant Rights on May Day
    More than 30 organizations will march through Boston on May Day to highlight what they call faults in President Donald Trump's immigration policies.
    https://www.necn.com

May 02

Not waiting for HQ2, Amazon expands footprint in Boston, Vancouver BC, elsewhere

Not waiting for HQ2, Amazon expands footprint in Boston, Vancouver BC, elsewhere  WRAL Tech Wire Full coverage

    Not waiting for HQ2, Amazon expands footprint in Boston, Vancouver BC, elsewhere | WRAL TechWire
    As Amazon dances through courtship rituals with the 20 cities hoping to host its second headquarters, the company is charging ahead on a slate of other real estate projects. This week, the e-commerce giant announced a significant expansion of its offices in Boston and Vancouver, British Columbia, planning for a total of 5,000 new tech jobs.
    https://www.wraltechwire.com

May 02

Roseland Kicks Off Leasing for Beacon Collection, Luxury Apartments at Portside at East Pier in East Boston

Roseland Kicks Off Leasing for Beacon Collection, Luxury Apartments at Portside at East Pier in East Boston  PR Newswire (press release) Full coverage

    Roseland Kicks Off Leasing for Beacon Collection, Luxury Apartments at Portside at East Pier in East Boston
    Featuring a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom residences, the Beacon Collection offers all of the luxuries, conveniences and style typically found in high-rise residential buildings across Boston Harbor, but with more spectacular views and more space, at a lower price point.
    https://www.prnewswire.com

May 02

Salvatore's owner on Seaport restaurant closing: 'It's heartbreaking for me'

Salvatore's owner on Seaport restaurant closing: 'It's heartbreaking for me'  Boston.com Full coverage

    Salvatore's owner on Seaport restaurant closing: 'It's heartbreaking for me' | Boston.com
    Owner Peter Ackerman said the neighborhood restaurant couldn't keep up with the Seaport's massive development. Italian restaurant Salvatore's has permanently closed the doors of its Seaport location after more than a decade on Northern Avenue. The decision was not made lightly, said owner Peter Ackerman three days after going public with the announcement, and came after several months of financial wrangling.
    https://www.boston.com

Apr 30

Peabody Man Indicted In 15 Boston-Area Armed Holdups

Peabody Man Indicted In 15 Boston-Area Armed Holdups  Patch.com Full coverage

    Peabody Man Indicted In 15 Boston-Area Armed Holdups
    BOSTON, MA -- The U.S. Attorneys Office in Boston charged Luis Cintron, 39, of Peabody, 15 counts of interfering with commerce by robbery and one count of discharging a firearm during a crime of violence. Investigators say Cintron and a still-at-large accomplice robbed 15 markets in greater Boston last winter.
    https://patch.com

Apr 30

Eastie company helps boats, ships self-navigate

Eastie company helps boats, ships self-navigate  Boston Herald Full coverage

    Eastie company helps boats, ships self-navigate
    When the Costa Concordia hit some rocks off the Italian coast in January 2012, killing 32, Michael Johnson and his team went to work salvaging the cruise ship.With roughly a dozen boats working side by side to move the ship that had run aground, Johnson knew there had to be a better way for ships to detect their surroundings.
    http://www.bostonherald.com

Apr 30

Can't beat Boston as sports town – for players and fans

Can't beat Boston as sports town – for players and fans  Boston Herald Full coverage

    Can't beat Boston as sports town - for players and fans
    Watching the Bruins' hockey playoff game Saturday at the South Boston Yacht Club, and later walking to church and seeing all the bars on Broadway filled to capacity, and listening to several longtime members of the yacht club giving their play-by-play assessment of the game's highlights, I couldn't help but be reminded of the special love Bostonians have for sports.
    http://www.bostonherald.com

Apr 28

Apr 27

MISSING CAT

Our cat went missing in East Boston at night 4/26/18 near the boys and girls club on Byron Street, by Horace Street.
He is a neutered male, approx 13lbs. He has short black hair with white patches on face, paws & under belly (see photos).
He is up to date on his shots, including rabies. He is NOT wearing a collar. He is friendly with humans.

Please message me if you may have seen him. We are offering a reward for finding him.

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