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June 29, 2018
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TIBETAN (IRISH) CLUB City Councillor Joe Perlatonda reported that the new Tibetan Club at the old Irish Club has impressed him with their willingness to work with the community. The club took over the old Irish Club earlier this year, and they are in the process of fixing it up significantly. He said they...

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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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Mystic Brewery Named ‘Best of Boston’ Breweries

June 29, 2018
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Boston Magazine announced this week that the Mystic Brewery on Williams Street was named the Best of Boston brewery, joining stalwart former winners like Night Shift Brewery and Jack’s Abbey. The annual Best of Boston edition hit the newsstands last week, and 2018 marks the 45th anniversary of the awards. For the past 12...

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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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Ledia Koco Receives the Paul Harris Fellow Award

June 29, 2018
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Rotary President-Elect said that Ledia Koco was a wonderful example of the importance of the Interact Club at Chelsea High School. Koco, 25, was a member and president of the CHS Interact Club during her four years at the school. Interact Club is sponsored by the Chelsea Rotary Club and introduces students to the...

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Safety in Summer

June 22, 2018
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Safety in Summer

Karu the parakeet, sitting on Alexis Slowey’s shoulder during the annual Chelsea MGH Health Center’s Family Summer Fair on Saturday, June 16, at the Center. The fun, family event also saw MGH raffle off 20 new bikes to lucky children.

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Well Done:CHS Track Star Stephanie Simons Makes Good Showing at Nationals

June 22, 2018
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Well Done:CHS Track Star Stephanie Simons Makes Good Showing at Nationals

Chelsea High track star Stephanie Simons became the first female athlete to participate in the National High School championship meet last weekend in North Carolina, doing the city proud as she took 15th in the high jump and 27th in the triple jump. Simon, only a sophomore, has starred for the track team over...

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Library Renovations Highlighted by Historic Rotunda Skylight

June 22, 2018
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Library Renovations Highlighted by Historic Rotunda Skylight

The historic rotunda skylight above the circulation desk at the Chelsea Public Library has served for decades as a nice ceiling, but few knew that the elegant egg-shaped ceiling was designed to provide beautiful natural lighting to the striking entrance of the historic library. Now everyone knows. The rotunda above the foyer of the...

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Chelsea School Official Gerry McCue Honored at Retirement Celebration

June 22, 2018
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Chelsea School Official Gerry McCue Honored at Retirement Celebration

The guests at the retirement celebration for popular Chelsea Public Schools official Gerry McCue gave him a prolonged standing ovation. “I’m not done yet,” McCue politely told the crowd. McCue continued his farewell speech, and when the guests knew he was done, they stood up again and showed their gratitude to a man who...

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New School Finance Director Chosen from UMass’s Collins Center

June 22, 2018
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A senior associate from the Collins Center at UMass Boston has been chosen as the new School Department executive director of Administration and Finance, replacing long-time director Gerry McCue – who will retire this summer after 26 years at the post. Monica Lamboy, a Charlestown resident, has accepted the position and will start on...

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