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Put Me in Coach .. I’m Ready to Play

Justin Londono of the East Boston Little League Red Sox took a few moments to play ball with himself before heading over to his team to take a team photo last Saturday, April 18, at Noyes Park. Kids, coaches and League supporters from all over the neighborhood turned out to kick off the Opening Day festivities for the Little League season.
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Rep.Madaro Seeks Money for Eastie From the State

State Representative Adrian Madaro filed three crucial budget amendments during his first full week in office. The amendments dedicate nearly $300,000 to East Boston to improve public safety at Constitution Beach, increase resources to address substance abuse in East Boston, and supports Project Bread’s local farming initiative. The House Budget process is one of the most important opportunities for a State Representative to prioritize funding for his community. Despite being in office for only a week, Representative Madaro capitalized on his years of experience as Chief of Staff to former Representative Carlo Basile to hit the ground running. “The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center has a 24/7 ER, but has no substance abuse counselors during the nights and weekends” said ...
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EBNHC’s Juli Windsor Featured in Documentary

East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s Juli Windsor, a Physician Assistant at the health center’s Pediatrics Department is the subject of a new documentary that aired on the Discovery Channel last week. On Thursday, the staff of the EBNHC joined together at Zumix to view a screening of the documentary, Little Person: Boston Strong. The documentary traces Windsor’s first attempt at being the first person with dwarfism to finish the Boston Marathon in 2013–the year the two bombs went off near the finish line killing three people and injuring hundreds more–and her perseverance to do it the following year despite being stopped less than a mile from the finish line. “Last Tuesday marked the two year anniversary of that tragic day ...
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