Happy Passover

April 14, 2017
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We want to wish our friends in the Jewish community a Happy Passover or Happy “Pesach” as this important holiday is known in Hebrew. The holiday begins with a special Passover dinner known as a Seder when the story is retold about Passover and includes the recitation of the “Four Questions” by the youngest...
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City Councilor Sal LaMattina will not seek reelection

April 11, 2017
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City Councilor Sal LaMattina will not seek reelection

After a stellar 30-year career with the City of Boston, eleven of which was spent as the District 1 City Councilor, Sal LaMattinatold the East Boston Times Tuesday that he will not seek re-election during the municipal election in September.  “It’s time,” said LaMattina. “It’s time to give someone else a shot who has...
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Anime Boston 2017 at Hynes Convention Center

April 7, 2017
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Anime Boston 2017 at Hynes Convention Center

Okay Miss Shortcake, we know what you’re up to. Julie Bagley, aka Strawberry Shortcake, gets inspected by Convention Center security Jessica Edward before being allowed to enter the the center last Saturday morning. The weekend long festival, March 31 – April 2, brought hundreds of people clad in cosplay to the Back Bay.
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Fenway Park Opens for the Season

April 7, 2017
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Fenway Park Opens for the Season

By Beth Treffeisen Days before the Red Sox opening game, snow and freezing rain where still falling from Boston’s skyline, but the sun eventually broke through to welcome back the green monster and fans to Fenway Park. On April 3, the Red Sox opened their season by defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates in a 5...
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Kelley Announces for District 2 Council Seat

April 7, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Long-time Southender and current Bay Village resident Mike Kelley drew a packed house at the Villa Victoria Center for the Arts in his kick-off Thursday night, March 30, for the vacated District 2 City Council seat. With children running through the hall, Salsa music playing and adults of every age gathered...
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Talks Begin for Where Mitigation Funds Will Go for Harrison Ave Dev

April 7, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The mitigation funds for the proposed project at 370 – 380 Harrison Avenue in the South End was up for debate at last week’s Impact Advisory Group (IAG) meeting. With only three out of the nine IAG members in attendance, the committee decided it was best to not make a decision...
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