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Madaro Sworn in as Eastie’s State Rep.

Adrian Madaro officially became East Boston’s state representative at a swearing-in ceremony April 8 at the House Chambers in the Statehouse. Governor Charlie Baker administered the oaths of office to Rep. Madaro and Rep. Hannah Kane, who were each elected to their positions March 31. Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo hosted a gathering for Madaro, Kane, and their families in the Speaker’s Office prior to the swearing-in ceremony. State Sen. Anthony Petruccelli, Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina, and Chief Secretary Carlo Basile, state representatives, dignitaries, family and friends attended the swearing-in ceremony. After receiving a standing ovation from the House, Madaro delivered his first speech in front of the esteemed body. “It is truly an honor to take ...
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Appreciation Colm Bohill:Beloved Member of the Independent Newspaper Group

There was never a time when one could not laugh with him, nor a moment that passed when he was short of the perfect word to describe any situation. That’s how friends, family and co-workers most remember Colm Bohill, 69, a long-time partner at the Independent News Group who passed away at Whidden Hospital in Everett Monday night, April 13, after a brief illness. Bohill joined the Independent News Group at its formation in 1999. He was primarily in the Marketing Department, but wore many hats. He often was the first person to greet those coming through the door at the company’s Revere headquarters. However, internally, he was known as a dogged copy editor, who questioned just the right things, ...
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Sports 04-15-2015

EB Roundup Eastie track teams fall to Latin Academy in openers The East Boston High School boys and girls outdoor track teams fell to Boston Latin Academy in their season openers Monday at White Stadium. Joel Pastrana, a key player for last fall’s East Boston football team, provided a highlighting by winning the 100 and 200-meter races. Edwin Munguia took first place in the discus throw while Nyles Nedd won the triple jump and long jump events. Alicia Alejandro was in top form for the girls team, earning first-place finishes in the triple jump and 100-meter high hurdles. Head coach John Parziale said that 40 athletes are participating in daily practices at East Boston Stadium. The Jets have a schedule ...
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