Monthly Archives: October 2011

Real Estate Marketplace Dramatically Changed

October 11, 2011
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There is an old saying among those who know about the real estate marketplace wherever one exists. “What goes up must come down. Buy low and sell high.” Five years ago, the price for nearly every piece of real estate in this city was going up, straight up. Since that time and especially beginning...

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Columbus Day 2011

October 11, 2011
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At the time he lived and sailed during the 15th Century there was no man dead or alive who was more gifted at navigating the seas than Christopher Columbus. When speaking or writing about him, the same things have been chronicled about him throughout the centuries. He was brave. He was bold. He was...

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Steve Jobs

October 11, 2011
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The death of Steve Jobs at 56 brings to an end the life of an extraordinary American inventor. Ironically, the I-Phones held by so many millions across the face of the earth announcing his death were designed by him. He was an artist in a way. He chose to work outside the box, was...

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Obituaries 10-11-2011

October 11, 2011
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Edith Alpert Chelsea resident Edith Alpert of Chelsea, formerly of Swampscott and Winthrop, died October 5. She was the beloved wife of the late Abraham Alpert; devoted mother of Ronna Greif of Salem and mother-in-law of the late Harvey Greif; loving sister of Charles Gilman of Lynn and the late Arthur Gilman; cherished grandmother...

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Nothing Lasts Forever

October 4, 2011
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Nothing Lasts Forever

There was a great deal of talk about the demise of Red Sox manager Tito Francona making the rounds everywhere in this city over the weekend. It was a bigger story than the presidential race or the twin wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. It was even bigger than the sum total of all the...

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Solimine Landergan and Richardson Funeral Homes Keeps Up with the Trends

October 4, 2011
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Solimine Landergan and Richardson Funeral Homes Keeps Up with the Trends

Solimine Landergan and Richardson Funeral Homes is one of the largest family-owned funeral homes in the state. Founded by David Solimine in 1965, the firm moved to a newly constructed main location at 426 Broadway in 1982. It also operates a second funeral home at 67 Ocean Street. During an interview this week, Michael...

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Down the Beach

October 4, 2011
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Here we are, now into October, and the weather remains unusually warm and balmy. Yet Lynn/Nahant Beach Reservation remains unbelievably empty – and if you want it to walk on or to wind surf or to just do nothing but sit down and to think – you’ve got it to yourself. After Labor Day,...

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David Solimine

October 4, 2011
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There are a very few men of the stature of David Solimine in this city today. He has stature because he is a great guy who tends to do the right thing and who always has something positive to contribute about the great and minor issues of the day in this city where he...

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Obituaries 10-04-2011

October 4, 2011
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Michael Ruggiero Member of VFW Michael E. Ruggiero of East Boston died on October 1. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the VFW Post 6712. He was the beloved husband of the late Teresa (Schifino) Ruggiero with whom he shared 68 years of marriage; loving father of...

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