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Community to Honor Father Nazzaro

August 11, 2018
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Fr. John Nazzaro, who has been the face of the Salesian Boys & Girls Club in East Boston throughout his tenure, announced last month he would be leaving East Boston for a new assignment in New Jersey. On Thursday, Aug. 16, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Winthrop Lodge of Elks the community...
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Helen Porter Celebrates Her 100th Birthday at EBNHC’s Pace Program

July 9, 2018
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When Helen Porter was born in 1918 Woodrow Wilson was President, World War I was raging in Europe and the Spanish Flu officially became a global pandemic. Porter, a lifelong resident of Revere and a Winthrop East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) participant, celebrated her 100th...
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Senator Markey, EBNHC Administrators, Discuss Health Impacts of Separating Children from Familes at the Border

June 28, 2018
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Flanked by the state’s leading doctors, psychiatrists and pediatricians U.S. Senator Edward Markey delivered an emotional speech discussing the health impacts on children and families caused by separating children from their parents at the U.S. border with Mexico. The press conference last Friday outside the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center in Maverick Square followed...
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John Nucci Receives Life Saving Kidney Transplant from Revere’s Kerri Abrams

June 21, 2018
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Life has come full circle for East Boston’s John Nucci and Kerri Abrams, who owns Kinship Florist in Revere. Thirty-five years ago Abrams’ parents, Kim and Al, were political supporters and friends of Nucci’s. At the time neither Nucci nor the Abrams could have ever guessed nearly four decades later that Kim and Al’s...
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Local Groups Receive Grants from SHSB

June 15, 2018
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Two Revere organizations each received a Better Beaches grant from Save the Harbor/Save the Bay (SHSB) and the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) last Saturday to support free summer beach events and harbor activities throughout the summer. The Revere Beach Partnership received a $10,000 grant for the Revere Beach Festival Series while the...
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EBNHC’s Annual Art of Health Care Event Set for this Evening

June 12, 2018
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On Wednesday, June 6, the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center will hold its sixth Annual Art of Health Care event at their Maverick Square building. This year the annual innovative fundraiser to celebrate EBNHC’s mission in the community and the healing impact of art will pay special tribute to former City Councilor and current...
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Revere Beach Receives High Score for Water Quality

June 2, 2018
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With the unofficial start of summer kicking off this past Memorial Day weekend, Save the Harbor/Save the Bay released its annual report on the water quality at Revere Beach. According to Save the Harbor/Save the Bay’s Annual Beach Water Report Card, Revere Beach received a score of 98 percent for the summer of 2017....
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MBTA to Fund Red Line/Blue Line Connector Study

April 13, 2018
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Linking the only two MBTA train lines that have no connection has been something residents in East Boston and surrounding communities have been asking and waiting for since the 1970s. The Red Line/Blue Line Connector has long been a bone of contention between the neighborhood and the state ever since the Commonwealth reneged on...
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Updates for Suffolk Downs Project:Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Issues Environmental Waiver for Phase 1 Project

March 16, 2018
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In an effort to make a portion of the 161-acre Suffolk Downs site ‘Amazon Ready’ HYM Investment Group, LLC requested an environmental waiver from the state, which would allow the Phase 1 project to proceed prior to completion of the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the entire project. Last week State Secretary of Energy...
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Be Prepared:EBNHC Encourages Residents to Get Flu Vaccine, says It’s Not Too Late

February 2, 2018
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Cases of influenza, more commonly known as the flu, have more than doubled in Massachusetts this winter, and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has called this flu season the worst in 10 years. At East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Roberto Mastroianni, a doctor of nursing practice, had a feeling this year’s flu season...
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Local Meeting on Flood Rate Maps Set for Jan 19

January 20, 2016
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Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) and Revere city officials will host a meting to discuss the new Flood Insurance Rate Maps that go into effect on March 16, 2016. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 19 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the James J. Hill Elementary School Cafeteria, 51 Park Ave., Revere. ...
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Residents Getting Powerball Fever

January 20, 2016
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Residents Getting Powerball Fever

Powerball has hit a staggering and record breaking $1.5 billion and hundreds of residents are running to their favorite corner store to buy tickets for Wednesday night’s drawing. While the odds of becoming instantly rich Wednesday night are 1 in 292,201,338, it hasn’t stopped the throngs of people buying tickets and it seems everywhere...
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Petruccelli Leaving Senate in January

December 10, 2015
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The departure of longtime State Sen. Anthony Petruccelli will spark a special election for his seat sometime this spring, and already, people have emerged expressing interest in Petruccelli’s seat since he announced last Thursday he would resign in January. Three candidates in Revere have emerged as interested in the seat, and local elected officials...
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Senator Petruccelli to resign in January

December 4, 2015
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Senator Anthony Petruccelli, who served first in the Massachusetts House and later the Senate, announced he will resign from his Senate seat effective sometime in January to take a job in the private sector.  Petruccelli, who is currently the Senate’s Majority Whip, will go to work for Kearney, Donovan and McGee as a new...
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