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Patriots Super Send-off

Players from the East Boston and Winthrop High School football teams line up to help send-off the New England Patriots on Monday at Logan International Airport. Following a rally on City Hall Plaza the Pats traveled to Logan to depart for Arizona where they will take on the Seattle Seahawks Sunday in Super Bowl XLIX.
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The Blizzard of 2015

East Boston residents begin digging out along Bennington Street Tuesday after the historic blizzard dumped 24.4 inches of snow in Boston from Monday night through Tuesday evening. Winter Storm Juno shut down roads, the MBTA and grounded flights at Logan Airport.
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City to Foot Repair Bill on Wall Near ‘Rockies’

The Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association (JPNA) recently announced that the city has agreed to fund the repair of the crumbling wall behind the Samuel Adams Elementary School that abuts the open space known locally as the ‘Rockies’. For years the wall has been in dire need of repairs and residents in the area have been advocating for the city and school department to do something about it. The city has pledged an overhaul of the Rockies and residents felt before any work could begin the wall problem had to be solved. Twenty five years ago this patch of vacant city-owned property along Marginal Street was slated to be developed into housing but the community joined together to lobby officials for ...
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