Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Patriots

January 18, 2011
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The utter and complete failure of the Patriots Sunday against the Jets has thrown the region into a state of wonder and despair. The wonder comes from having expected a certain victory. The despair arises from the stunning nature of the defeat. Bottom line, the Pats didn’t come to play and the Jets did....

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Obituaries 01-18-2011

January 18, 2011
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Elaine Bernstein Loved fine art, culture and chocolate Elaine Bernstein, formerly of Medford, died peacefully on January 11. She was the widow of Henry Bernstein, the daughter of Sadie and Jacob Stone, sister to Edith Ross, Ann Stone, Mickey and Morris Stone.  She left a legacy of love, strength, and sensibility to her two...

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Coakley’s Office is Investigating Alleged Misconduct at Trash Incineration Plant on the Rumney Marsh

January 11, 2011
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Coakley’s Office is Investigating Alleged Misconduct at Trash Incineration Plant on the Rumney Marsh

-By Seth Daniel For the Journal A whistleblower lawsuit against the RESCO trash incineration plant on the Rumney Marsh has apparently triggered an investigation by Attorney General Martha Coakley’s office, and one local group wants some information now. The lawsuit has been ongoing since 2009, and Coakley’s office is believed to have been investigating...

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City Mobilizes for Snowstorm

January 11, 2011
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By Joshua Resnek editor@lynnjournal.com With one big storm under our wings, now comes the second of the season and the first of the New Year. The city has mobilized its forces, from snow plows to ticket enforcement for those who don’t keep their sidewalks and pathways clean of the white stuff. Hundreds of tickets...

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Lynn Man Arrested in Connection with Bank Robbery in Everett

January 11, 2011
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Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with an attempted robbery of the Century Bank in Everett and subsequent police-involved shooting, Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone and Everett Police Chief Steven Mazzie informed the public today. Robert Giannino, 34, of Medford, was arrested by Boston Police Department this afternoon and was transported...

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Snow Emergency

January 11, 2011
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By all accounts, it appears that a major snowstorm is bearing down on us. After the last storm, more than 300 tickets were given out for failure to remove snow from sidewalks and pathways. We urge city officials to give strict instructions to those given the power to ticket that mercy should be shown...

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Overlooked and Under-utilized

January 11, 2011
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Lewis Street is the most under-utilized potential commercial and retail success existing in the city today. Instead of endlessly trying to dream up plans that will re-start the downtown, why not concentrate efforts on the busiest part of Lewis Street where business is abundant, where there are very few vacancies, and where there is...

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Lynn Tech Track Star gives New Meaning to the Term ‘Letter Winner’

January 11, 2011
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Lynn Tech Track Star gives New Meaning to the Term ‘Letter Winner’

By Cary Shuman cary@lynnjournal.com There’s some extra effort happening at Lynn Tech. That’s the main ingredient that has led to senior Arthina Robert’s success in the school’s track program. Tech assistant athletic director Joe Skeadas deserves credit for extra effort, too, as it was upon his recommendation that Robert decided to submit an entry...

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Obituaries 01-11-2011

January 11, 2011
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Helen Robinson Traveler’s Insurance retiree Helen D. (Johnson) Robinson of Lynn died on December 30. She was 89 years old. A retired claims associate for the Traveler’s Insurance Co. in Boston, she was the wife of the late Lawrence Robinson; the beloved mother of Charles S. Robinson and Lawrence Robinson, both of Lynn, and...

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It is Never too Early to Talk About a Mayor’s Run

January 4, 2011
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It is Never too Early to Talk About a Mayor’s Run

When first word was received recently that Council President Tim Phelan’s presidency might be challenged by a colleague chomping at the bit for more power, it turned my attention to the mayor’s position. But before I go there, it appears that Phelan’s position is safe. What younger, brasher, more ambitious Lynn politicians always need...

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