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Environmentalists Want a Sit-Down with Mayor Walsh Over Substation

October 24, 2018
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Environmentalists Want a Sit-Down with Mayor Walsh Over Substation

On Wednesday morning local environmentalists from East Boston and Chelsea gathered at Boston City Hall to deliver 700 postcards to Boston Mayor Martin Walsh asking for the mayor to meet with residents on both sides of the Chelsea Creek to discuss alternatives to placing Eversource’s proposed substation along the creek. For two years local...
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Massport CEO Thomas Glynn Announces Intention to Step Down

September 2, 2018
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Massport CEO Thomas Glynn Announces Intention to Step Down

After six years as head of Massport, CEO Thomas Glynn announced last week that he would step down from the post in November, a year earlier than his contract. Glynn said his last days at Massport will be in November even though his contract will expire in 2019. “This is a great job, but...
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Massport CEO Thomas Glynn Stepping Down

August 17, 2018
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After six years as head of Massport, CEO Thomas Glynn announced he would step down from the post in November, a year earlier than his contract. Glynn said his last days at Massport will be in November eben though his contract expired in 2019. Glynn, 72, told the Boston Globe when asked about his...
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Veronica Robles Cultural Center to Hold First Uniting Borders Multicultural Festival

June 29, 2018
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In response to the U.S. border crisis, and the recent ruling by the Supreme Court to uphold the Trump Administration’s travel ban for some Muslim countries, local community leader Veronica Robles has decided to host an uplifting celebration of all cultures that call East Boston and America home. The Veronica Robles Cultural Center will...
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Border Crisis:Senator Markey, EBNHC Administrators, Healthcare Professionals Talk About the Health Impacts of Separating Children from Families at the Border

June 29, 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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MBTA Approve Funding of $50,000 for 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 Chelsea 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 its...
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Congressman Capuano Urges FAA to Shift Flight Paths Over the Water at Logan

February 23, 2018
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Last week U.S. Congressman wrote a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) urging them to take the same action at Logan International Airport in East Boston as the agency took recently in California. Earlier this year the FAA reached an agreement with two California cities–Laguna Beach and Newport Beach–about flight paths that commercial...
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Area Activist Fran Rowan Dies at 79

September 10, 2015
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Fran Rowan, who spent a lifetime selflessly helping the people of East Boston with kindness and charity, has died. Rowan, a local legend who possessed the uncanny ability to make most people around her believe in the causes she was fighting for because those causes were simply the right thing to do, died on...
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Ambrosino to Convene Stakeholders on Chelsea Street Bridge Delays

August 28, 2015
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Fewer things are more frustrating for Chelsea drivers than seeing the gates go down on the Chelsea Street Bridge. Were it a few minutes of idle time, folks might tolerate it. However, one could have a five-course picnic on the side of the road, clean up the mess, and get back in the car...
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Chelsea Conservation Commission says “No”

March 26, 2015
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The Chelsea Conservation Commission (ConCom) last week voted down Massport’s plans to store contaminated dredge from the Black Falcon Cruise Terminal dredging project in the Chelsea Creek. The plan was to store the contaminated dredge in what are called Confined Aquatic Disposal Cells, or CAD Cells, and place those cells in the creek. There...
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