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Congratulations Rep. Carlo Basile

We join the East Boston community in congratulating our state representative, Carlo Basile, on his appointment to the esteemed position of deputy chief of staff to incoming Governor Charlie Baker. Basile has served East Boston residents well during his distinguished seven-year tenure in the House of Representatives. He first served as co-chair of the Joint Committee on Financial Service and later was appointed by Speaker Robert A. DeLeo as chair of the Veterans Affairs Committee. As chair of Veterans Affairs, he co-authored the Valor Act, which provides state funding for wounded veterans returning from combat. Under the Valor Act, the money is used to make home modifications for veterans that sustained debilitating wounds during combat. Basile will bring the valuable ...
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Sounds of Christmas Concert this Sunday in Revere

Music Director Robert Lehmann and the North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra will welcome House Speaker Bob DeLeo as Guest Narrator in Revere’s annual Robert A. Marra Memorial “Sounds of Christmas” Concert this Sunday, December 7, beginning at 4 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Church. The event is free to the public, but everyone attending is asked to bring a substantial donation of non-perishable food to benefit The Revere Food Pantry.  The concert is principally sponsored by Global Partners LP, Domenic A. Bocchinio Insurance Agency, Suffolk Construction and Comcast. “It always seems like the Christmas season sneaks up on us, but this concert reminds us that it’s surely here,” commented event co-chairman Bob Marra Jr., president of the North Shore Philharmonic and the ...
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Sports 12-03-2014

EB Jets take a huge win over South Boston, 24-6 The rain and snow stopped in the early morning leaving the field at White Stadium snow covered and muddy, but the skies brightened as the 97th clash got underway on Thanksgiving morning.  With a record of 5-5 and a winning season at stake, East Boston triumphed with a 24-6 win over South Boston. The Jets (6-5) got off to a great start with a stellar performance from Joel Pastrana in the first quarter, scoring two touchdowns.  The sophomore was MVP of the game.   At halftime, East Boston led 24-6 and neither team scored in the third and fourth. The game began with seniors from both teams lining up for introductions ...
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