Monthly Archives: February 2013

Harvey Walk Retires

February 7, 2013
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Harvey Walk Retires

Harvey Walk (center) retired on Jan. 31, 2013 after 41 years as an employee in the United States Postal Service, working for 25 years at the post office on Broadway in Chelsea. Known for his outstanding work ethic and warm personality, Walk was respected and admired by colleagues and customers. Patty Griffin (right) joined...

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MWRA Comes Too Close for Comfort in Box District Most Are Hopeful an Agreeable Resolution Will Be Reached

February 7, 2013
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When the high fences started creeping closer and the noise started roaring a little louder, residents and developers in the Box District knew something was amiss in the comfortable neighborhood they recently chiseled from a field of old, abandoned industrial buildings. Once the trees on the other side of those fences were leveled and...

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Rain Garden Proposed for Mill Creek; Acts as a Natural Filter

February 7, 2013
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The City will begin constructing its first Rain Garden this spring on Clinton Street in order to help filter out water and trash from the Mill Creek waterway. The project comes from a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and is administered by the Charles River Watershed Council, according to City Manager...

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ED Markey’s Senate Candidacy: Our Long-time Congressman Has Received Many Endorsements

February 7, 2013
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Although it is the long-standing policy of this newspaper not to endorse candidates for public office, we nonetheless feel compelled to make note of the candidacy of the outstanding, long-time Congressman, Edward J. Markey, for the U.S. Senate seat which has been vacated by John F. Kerry, who is the new Secretary of State...

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Red Devils Edge Gr. Lawrence, 48-47

February 7, 2013
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The Chelsea High boys basketball team made their long trek to Greater Lawrence Friday a worthwhile one, pulling out an exciting 48-47 victory in the final seconds. As has been the case often this season, the Red Devils got off to a slow start and trailed 28-18 at the intermission. However, the second half proved...

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Obituaries 02-07-2013

February 7, 2013
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Rose Marie DeGruttola Worked for First National Stores Rose Marie (Gallo) DeGruttola, a long time East Boston resident, died on February 3 at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center of Revere. She was 91 years old. Born and raised in East Boston, she was a graduate of East Boston High School, Class of 1939. In...

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