EAST BOSTON — 350 guests attended a special event to honor Mintz Chairman R. Robert Popeo for his longstanding support of East Boston Social Centers, Inc., a nonprofit organization serving culturally diverse families and individuals of all ages in East Boston and throughout Greater Boston, at the organization’s ‘Family Reunion’ celebration on Wednesday, October 2, 2019. The event, which raised more than $300,000, was held at the Institute of Contemporary Art’s Watershed at the East…

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EAST BOSTON — Our own Bill Brett made his way to the rail, trackside of Suffolk Downs in East Boston on June 30, 2019, for the last day of live racing at the 84-year-old track. Live horse racing was held on three weekends this year with June 29 and 30 rounding out the lineup. Simulcast racing, with races from tracks around the country, is slated to continue at Suffolk Downs. Once a grand track and…

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EAST BOSTON — More than 500 guests attended the Social Centers’ 100th anniversary gala, which was held at Suffolk Downs. It was the last scheduled event at the storied horse racing track. At the gala, the Social Centers honored Robert Lewis Jr., with its inaugural Community Activist award. Lewis, founder and president of The BASE, is an East Boston native who has worked in the city of Boston’s neighborhoods and with young people, he whole…

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