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Editor, Publisher & Proprietor: Frank Conte, Wakefield, MA fconteNO4SPAM@eastboston.

About Frank Conte:

Born: Boston, February 8, 1959 (40-year resident of East Boston) I grew up on Chelsea Street.

Current Residence: Wakefield, MA (1999).


University of Massachusetts, McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies, Boston, M.S., Class of 1993. Book Award winner.

Suffolk University, Boston, B.S. Liberal Arts, Class of 1980.

St. Domenic Savio High School, East Boston, Class of 1976, Lauded for Excellence in Social Studies.

Sacred Heart School, East Boston, Class of 1972

Business Ownership:

Work Experience

Bay State College. Adjunct Lecturer in Economics

Beacon Hill Institute

Former Contributing Columnist, "Up against the curb," Spare Change News.

Director of Public Relations, Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, Boston 1993-1995.

Columnist, East Boston Sun-Transcript 1989 - 2000.

Reporter, East Boston Community News 1977-1989.

Correspondent, Boston Ledger, 1981-1984.

Reporter, Regional Review, 1976-1977.

Also contributed to North End-Waterfront Regional Review, The Reporter (Revere, MA), Winthrop Sun-Transcript and Boston's Neighborhood Network News program.

Producer and Host, Boston Cable Access Upfront, Great Eastie Television (1983-1988).

Political Contributions and Affiliations:


        Married, two children.

        Homeowner, Wakefield.

        Notary Public since 1984.

Religious Background

Roman Catholic; Baptized and Lapsed: Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church.

Party Registration: Independent (former Democrat)


Board Member and Benefactor, Salesian Boys and Girls Club, East Boston (1989 - 1995)

Assistant Coach, Wakefield Basketball Association (3 & 4) 2008-2009; 2009-2010.


        From the Ground Up

East Boston Economics




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