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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 ...
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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.
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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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Police Searching for Missing East Boston Man

Boston Police are searching for a man family members say went missing several days ago in East Boston.
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Obituary: Mario S. Orlando

ORLANDO, Mario S. Of Peabody formerly of East Boston passed away on July 15. Funeral on Monday July 21 visiting on Sunday 2-6. Complete notice in Saturdays edition for more info please visit www.ruggieromh.com Ruggiero Family Memorial HomeEast Boston 617-569-0990
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Obituary: Sebastiana Ursino

URSINO, Sebastiana (Vaccaro) Of Waltham, formerly of Augusta, Sicily, Italy on July 15th, at the age of 87. Devoted wife of the late Salvatore. Devoted mother of Joseph Ursino and his wife Theresa of Walpole, Lillian DeSantis and her husband Antonio of Walpole, Frances Daniele and her husband Ferdinando of Revere, Matthew Ursino of Waltham and Laura Williams and her husband Michael of Mansfield. Dear sister of Domenica, Giuseppe and Rita Vaccaro and the late Maria Vaccaro. Cherished grandmother of 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Also survived by her many loving nieces and nephews. Funeral mass in celebration of Sebastiana's life will be held on Saturday, July 19th at 11AM in St. Joseph - St. Lazarus Church, Ashley St., East ...
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East Boston Man Drowns at Lake Winnipesaukee

A lifeguard found the 27-year-old man, according to New Hampshire State Police.
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Obituary: Nancy I. Manganaro

MANGANARO, Nancy I.(Firicano) Of East Boston on July 12. Funeral services and Visitation on Friday July 18 starting at 9AM. Complete notice in Wednesday edition for more info www.ruggieromh.com Ruggiero Family Memorial HomeEast Boston 617-569-0990
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Obituary: Rosemarie C. Leone

LEONE, Rosemarie C. (Vitale) Of East Boston, July 12, 2014 at the Mass General Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Frank Leone with whom she shared 60 years of marriage. Loving mother of Ralph Leone and his wife Marie of Medford, Kenneth Leone and his wife Lucille of Saugus, Frank Leone JR. and his wife Patricia, Annette Fiantago and her husband Carl and Paul Leone all of East Boston. Adored daughter of the late Rocco and Antonetta (Blasi) Vitale. Dear sister of Mary Giorgio of East Boston and the late Carmella De Angelis, Antonetta Cucchiello, Michael, Anthony "Ferrel", Modestino "Musty" and Paul Vitale. Cherished grandmother of Tina, Chris, Frankie, Nicole, Anthony and Kenneth Leone JR., Deanna and ...
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Obituary: Dennis Michael Ganno

GANNO, Dennis Michael 67 of Oviedo, FL (native of East Boston, MA), passed away Tuesday July 8, 2014 at a Florida Hospice care facility where he lost his battle to cancer. Dennis was the late son of Joseph S. Ganno Sr. and Josephine (Cambria) Ganno, late wife Constance (Gaitanis) Ganno. Dennis is survived by his loving daughter Christine (Ganno) Paquette and son in-law Steven Paquette, grandchildren Ava and Maya Paquette. He is also survived by his brother Joseph Ganno Jr. and wife Lisa of Palm Harbor, nieces Gina Ganno Schmidt, and Alicia Ganno Wolf, Uncle Charles Ganno and wife Patricia, and many cousins and friends including Ann & David Croce of Oviedo, FL, and friend Donald Terry. Born in Boston, ...
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Obituary: Karen J. Previte

PREVITE, Karen J. (Santarpio) Of East Boston on July 10. Funeral on Wednesday, July 16. Visiting Hours Tuesday 4-8. Complete notice to follow in Monday's edition. For more info please visitwww.ruggieromh.com Ruggiero Family Memorial HomeEast Boston 617 569 0990
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