Month: March 2013

Dakin Takes Top Honor for State

School Superintendent Paul Dakin doesn’t mind being out in front of a crowd, just as long as he’s not holding an award and wearing a medal. So it was that the City’s ever-popular superintendent quietly won the Massachusetts Superintendent of…

Federal Sequester

The deadline passed last Friday when mandated cuts to the federal programs started to take place. While many entitlements that are the budget busters were spared, the across the board budget cuts hit programs in public schools, transportation, the military…

Police Briefs 03-06-2013

Monday, Feb. 25 Scott Mehlinger, 25, of 193 Rice Ave, was arrested on one warrant. Tuesday, Feb. 26 Gaetano Cavallaro, 52, of Malden, was charged with shoplifting over $100, assault and battery, and two warrants. Wednesday, Feb. 27 Michael Hurst,…

Obituaries 03-06-2013

Henry “Hank” Kupczewski Professional Window Cleaner, 50-Year Chelsea Yacht Member and Compassionate Man Henry “Hank” Kupczewski passed away after a short illness on March 1 at Golden Living Center Elmhurst in Melrose where he had been receiving palliative care. Born…

The Sport of Kings

Festa Road resident Louis Rizzo came bearing gifts – in this case a wonderful watercolor painting of a horserace – during the recent Suffolk Downs Senior Valentines Luncheon. Rizzo and his wife, Marjorie, are both signature members of the prestigious…

After School Program Gets Initial Okay

There was absolute unanimous, though still preliminary, approval on Monday for a new After-School Program building to be sited at 85 Broadway by For Kids Only (FKO). Dozens of parents, employees and supporters of FKO joined every Revere City Councillor…

Wynn Seen as Serious in Everett

A move by the Wynn Resorts – headed up by casino mogul Steve Wynn –  to bolster its image locally and to radically differentiate itself from the Suffolk  Downs/Caesar’s Entertainment group has made a big splash this week in the…

The City Payroll

The City’s Financial Department released the Top 100 salaries for Municipal Employees in 2012, and it was once again a real eye opener to see just how much money those at the top end are making. To say it lightly,…

Police Briefs 02-27-2013

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18 Joanne L. Soczek, 49, of 69 Campbell Ave., was arrested on a charge of shoplifting. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19 Eduardo R. Aponte, 27, of Roslindale, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Jason C. Dulcetta, 25, of 4 Jordan…

Obituaries 02-27-2013

Bertram “Bert” Gibbs Owned Biltmore Green Luggage; Member of Shriners Bertram “Bert” Gibbs of Marblehead passed away on February 24 after a long illness. Bert was born in Chelsea to Lithuanian immigrants Arthur and Shirley (Kaplan) Gibbs and raised in…