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Voters Set for Election Day on Tuesday Nov. 4

The campaigns are in their final week and on Tuesday, Nov. 4 voters will have their say in selecting our leaders in government for the next four years. Gov. Deval Patrick, has decided not to seek re-election after two terms in office so there will be a new chief executive come January. Candidates Charlie Baker, Martha Coakley, and Evan Falchuk and Jeff McCormack have been campaigning throughout the state trying to convey their message to the voters. There are other exciting contests on the ballot as well for the offices of lieutenant governor, treasurer, auditor, and secretary of state. In East Boston, State Rep. Carlo Basile and candidate Celeste Myers have been working hard in their campaigns for the state ...
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Enjoy a Fun and Safe Halloween

 Halloween is a fun-filled celebration as children don costumes and participate in parties and trick-or-treating in our neighborhoods. But as much fun as this day is for our young residents, we must stress the importance of safety and exhibition extra caution. Motorists should be focused on safe driving without distractions as schoolchildren – many wearing dark-colored costumes – walk on the sidewalks and cross our streets at night. Let’s make Halloween another great celebration and most importantly a safe one
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Questions and Answers with State Representative Candidates

On Tuesday, November 4 incumbent State Representative Carlo Basile (D-East Boston) will square off against challenger    Celeste Myers (I-East Boston) for the First Suffolk District seat, which covers the 14 precincts in East Boston. This week the East Boston Times submitted a Q&A to both candidates on some of the major issues facing the neighborhood. East Boston Times (EBT): In your opinion what are the most pressing issues today in East Boston and how do you plan to address them? Rep. Carlo Basile (RCB): Having grown up in East Boston, I have seen many issues affect this community at different times, from the addition of a new runway at Logan Airport, to the impact of the Central Artery Project. Today, East ...
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