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State Unemployment Rate (MA)
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$65,860 (avg. annual salary.)

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BH: Compost co. sniffs out Eastie for Condor St. waterfront

The essence of Eastie: Congrats to long-time residents Jim and Rose Aloisi of Chelsea Street
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State Representative Adrian Madaro recently presented Citations from the House of Representatives to Rose and James Aloisi, Sr.  The citations recognized the celebration of their 90th birthdays and their 67th wedding anniversary.  The Aloisi's are long time residents of East Boston and they celebrated these milestones with their family at a luncheon held in their honor.

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  August 2: Regina Marchi, author of 'Legendary Locals,' to speak at Kiwanis

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Massport Dicktat: No Uber at Logan!

Irony alert! Liberals on Beacon Hill: Two day tax holiday in August 2016 is "too expensive"

Universal Hub: Liverpool Street: Proposal for 24-unit East Boston building now proposal for 36-unit East Boston building

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Mural at the corner lo at Saratoga and Curtis Streets. Photo credit: eastboston.com

Hey Cambridge: Take this! The Italian American Experience in the People's Republic.

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Daily Mail: Arrested: Jose Alejandro Hernandez of East Boston  Coverage Globe

WCVB-TV: Arrest made in connection with body found in East Boston garage; Bianca Lainez died from traumatic injuries





The Fourth: A good time to set the record straight on the "Battle of Noddle's Island, Hogg Island and Chelsea" and three challenges to historians. Read more

Ward 1 Democratic Endorses Four Candidates for public office Boncore, Borelli, Tompkins, Madaro. Read more here.


CAMBRIDGE P.C. LUNACY!  ELITE LIBERAL CITY SAYS GOODBYE TO COLUMBUS DAY!  Universal Hub

Tell Cambridge to get real. And to remember this piece

Local history: A look back at the 200th year marking in 1975 of the Battle of Noddle's Island and Chelsea Creek.


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SETTING THE HISTORICAL RECORD STRAIGHT! The Battle of Chelsea Creek and Noddle's Island! An East Boston.com Exclusive
REMEMBERING THE GREAT LUONGO RESTAURANT FIRE OF 1942. by Michael Laurano.
MORE LOCAL HISTORY: A look back at the 200th year marking in 1975 of the Battle of Noddle's Island and Chelsea Creek.
WHEN LINCOLN DIED; THE EB REACTION Eulogy for Abraham Lincoln May 8, 1865. by the Rev. Warren H. Cudworth. PDF file (Special Thanks to Michael Laurano)

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