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6-Alarm Fire in East Boston Causes $1.2 Million in Damages

Fire crews knocked down a 6-alarm fire at Webster and Sumner Streets in East Boston on Wednesday morning after the blaze caused $1.2 million in damages. (See photos here.)
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Boston Globe

6-Alarm Fire Hit Multiple Homes in East Boston

Fire crews knocked down a 6-alarm fire at Webster and Sumner Streets in East Boston on Wednesday morning after the blaze had sent heavy smoke billowing into the sky above that area.
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Boston Globe

6-Alarm Fire Raging in East Boston

Fire crews responded to a 6-alarm fire near 300 Sumner St. in East Boston after heavy smoke could be seen rising from that area on Wednesday morning.
East Boston Times-Free Press

Walsh Opens Rehabbed LoPresti Park

Mayor Martin Walsh joined the community Tuesday afternoon to cut the ribbon on the newly completed rehabilitation to LoPresti Park. The long awaited rehab to the park included the installation of artificial turf field that is part of grant from U.S. Soccer Foundation. The parks basketball courts, play areas and entrance will also be replaced and upgraded by 2015. “When I was first elected Representative Anthony Petruccelli, City Councilor Sal LaMattina, Representative Carlo Basile and I got together and talked about the importance things that needed to be worked on and renovated in this community and this park is part of moving forward together,” said Walsh. “I want to thank the friends of LoPresti Park for their work because this ...
East Boston Times-Free Press

Enjoying the Sand Sculpting Festival

East Boston travelled last weekend as several East Bostonians made the trek to Revere Beach to check out the Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival. Here, a group of Eastie residents gathered last Friday to take in Joe Cheffro’s band on the main stage. Pictured are Debbie Millerick, Ellen Correale, Marie Cheffro, Ray Correale and Linda Donahue.
East Boston Times-Free Press

Local Officials Ponder: Mohegan Sun Agreement

With East Boston set to receive $18 million a year and another $30 million over 10 years for capital projects under the recently signed surrounding community agreement between Mohegan Sun and the City of Boston, the neighborhood’s elected officials are reacting to the agreement this week. “This was a difficult decision, but I have a responsibility as the Mayor of Boston to protect the best interests of our City, and of those in the neighborhood most impacted by this proposal,” said Mayor Martin Walsh. “Mohegan Sun has engaged fully with our team and with this City, with a clear intent to be a good neighbor to our community. I appreciate their willingness to come to the table and work together ...
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