Obituaries 12-31-2012

January 1, 2013
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Alexis D. “Lexii” Hightower Party and Event Planner, Chelsea Kiwanis Club Member Alexis D “Lexii” Hightower passed away unexpectedly on December 20. She was 35 years old. Born in Boston, the beloved daughter of Patricia A. Hightower-Moreno of Chelsea and the late Samuel A. Moreno, she was raised in Chelsea, attended Chelsea public schools...

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Lunch with Santa

December 25, 2012
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Lunch with Santa

Santa Claus greets a young visitor at the Lynn Parks and Recreation annual lunch with Santa on Dec. 1, 2012 at Old Tyme Italian Cuisine. Children enjoyed lunch, cookie decorating, face painting and a visit with Santa. Lynn Parks and Recreation Assistant Superintendent Lisa Nerich was the coordinator of the event.

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St. Mary’s Students to Attend Presidential Inauguration

December 25, 2012
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St. Mary’s Students to Attend Presidential Inauguration

When President Barack Obama is sworn in for a second term on Jan. 21, two St. Mary’s  students will be there to witness the historical event. Seniors Ebonie Aghahowa and Camila de la Vega will be among 500 students nationwide to participate in the LeadAmerica Presidential Inaugural Leadership Summit, a five-day conference that will...

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Trooper Assaulted During Motor Vehicle Stop in Lynn

December 25, 2012
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A high-speed chase through the streets of Lynn took over the City last Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 19th, after a Dorchester man tried to run over a State Trooper and then tried to make a quick getaway. His flight, however, was foiled. Around 3:30 p.m., a State Trooper approached a Hyundai Santa Fe sport utility...

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Call to the Hall: St. Mary’s Girls Hoop Invited to Play in Prestigious Tourney in Springfield

December 25, 2012
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The St. Mary’s High School girls basketball program has played at some renowned venues over the past two seasons. Two years ago coach Jeff Newhall’s Lady Spartans won a national tournament at Disney World in Orlando, beating Coyle Cassidy on the famed parquet floor of the TD Garden, and topped it off with a...

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Diamond Doe is Division 1: Lynn Classical Graduate Earns Spot on Hartford Basketball Team

December 25, 2012
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Diamond Doe is a great role model for all Lynn athletes who might think it’s too late to get involved in a sport. The Lynn Classical Class of 2010 graduate didn’t start playing organized basketball until the ninth grade when she showed up for tryouts. She spent one year playing for coach Chris Warren’s...

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Merry Christmas to All: Time to Think About Those Less Fortunate

December 25, 2012
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Another holiday season is here and, as you are reading this, it almost will be over. All of the preparations and plans we’ve made in anticipation of the seasonal events soon will come to fruition and will become just another memory in our photo albums and DVD files. Most of us will mark the...

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Obituaries 12-24-2012

December 25, 2012
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Andrea Bogus Of Revere, formerly of Chelsea Andrea P. (DeBellis) Bogus of Revere, formerly of Chelsea, died on December 18. She was the devoted wife of Francis Bogus of Revere; beloved mother of Lisa Parziale and her husband, Anthony of Marblehead, Michelle Mannion and her husband, Tom of Lynn, Jennifer Bogus of Revere and...

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Giving Thanks

December 18, 2012
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Giving Thanks

Sophia Lee, one of the recipients of a special award for her contributions to Lynn’s Cambodian community at the Living Fields’ “Giving Thanks A Celebration of Giving” celebration Saturday night at the Imperial Buffet, displays her piano playing talents at the event.

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Beaupre on a Roll in City Bowling League

December 18, 2012
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Beaupre on a Roll in City Bowling League

Keith Beaupre is pursuing the triple crown in the Lynn City Bowling League. Beaupre, 21-year-old alumnus of Lynn Classical where he played one season of football, is leading the league in average (122), triple (435), and single (177) halfway through the season. His Green Tea team is also in first place in the league...

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Rolly’s Tavern Has a New Look

December 18, 2012
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Rolly’s Tavern Has a New Look

Roland and Wendy Hayes have owned Rolly’s Tavern on the Square in Wyoma Square for eight years. In October, 2011 the husband and wife ownership team began a three-phase renovation project at its popular restaurant. Phase I was the creation of a new dining area; Phase II was the relocation of the entrance to...

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It’s a Family Affair in Classical Hoop: Monta Connolly, Christine Connolly, Chelsea Rogers and Chenysse Hill Are Related

December 18, 2012
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When Lynn Classical girls basketball coach Tom Sawyer describes his team as a family, he means it. Four of the varsity players at Classical – 25 percent of the entire roster – are related. Senior Monta Connolly, junior Christine Connolly, and sophomore Chelsea Rogers are sisters. Their cousin is freshman Chenysse Hill. Connolly, the...

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The Outrage at Newtown, CT

December 18, 2012
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In the morning and early afternoon hours of last Friday, virtually every parent looked at their children – whether those children were young or old – and felt the terror that parents in Newtown felt. It was too easy to imagine the screams of little six-year-old children facing down the real “monster under the...

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St. Mary’s Cross Country Teams Enjoy Successful Season

December 18, 2012
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In only its second year of cross country after almost a decade hiatus, the St Mary’s  cross-country team has a total of 49 boys and girls competing this fall.   One of the season’s highlights was that the boys team captured the Catholic Conference League freshman/sophomore meet which was held at Bishop Fenwick with a...

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Obituaries 12-18-2012

December 18, 2012
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June ‘June Bug’ Legro Former GE Punch Press Operator June E. “June Bug” (Channell) Legro of Peabody died December 10 at her son’s home after a long illness.   She was 82 years old. The beloved wife of the late James L. “Whitey” Legro, Sr., she was born in Lynn, daughter of the late Fred...

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Arts After Hours Launches New Season

December 11, 2012
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Arts After Hours Launches New Season

Arts After Hours held its annual gala Saturday at the Lynn Museum Saturday night to help raise funds for the 2013 season of theater. Corey Jackson, managing director of Arts After Hours, was pleased with the large turnout at the kickoff event for the new season. “This is a great event, people downtown supporting...

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Sawyer Reconnects to Hoop History : Assistant Coaches Donovan, Saranteas Were Key Players on 20-0 Classical Team in 2004

December 11, 2012
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Sawyer Reconnects to Hoop History : Assistant Coaches Donovan, Saranteas Were Key Players on 20-0 Classical Team in 2004

They are together again, a link to one of the greatest seasons in the history of Lynn girls basketball. Head coach Tom Sawyer, an assistant coach of the 2004 Lynn Classical girls basketball team that went 20-0 and advanced to the Division 1 North finals at Tsongas Center, has two players from that team,...

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Cerulli is MVP : St. Pius School Eighth Grader Leads Hoop Team to Finals in Top Tournament

December 11, 2012
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Cerulli is MVP : St. Pius School Eighth Grader Leads  Hoop Team to Finals in Top Tournament

Michael Cerulli showed that he’s one of the best eighth grade basketball players in the area, receiving the MVP Award in the 39th Annual Brother Anthony CFX Tournament at Malden Catholic High School. Cerulli, a 5-foot-6-inch point guard for the St. Pius School varsity, led his team to the championship game of the tournament...

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The Silent Killer

December 11, 2012
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With the heating season upon us, now is the time for residents to check their homes to make sure that they have carbon monoxide alarms and that they are in operation.  A winter season does not pass without some home heating-related tragedies,  with people dying from carbon monoxide poisoning. What brings this to the...

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Rudolph is Ready for New Season

December 11, 2012
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Brianna Rudolph is ready for her junior season in the St. Mary’s High girls basketball program. A somewhat spectacular driving, left-handed layin in the Paul Duchane basketball jamboree sent the message that she’s ready to reestablish herself as one of the most exciting and talented players on the North Shore this season. Also exciting...

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Obituaries 12-11-2012

December 11, 2012
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Ronald Bennett Retired Lithographer, Saugus School Custodian and Excellent Athlete Ronald P. Bennett of Saugus died in Blueberry Hill Nursing Home on December 10 after a long illness. He was 83 years old. Born in Chelsea, the husband of Florence (LeBlanc) Bennett and the son of Walter and Stella (Marchand) Bennett, he was raised...

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All Care Puts the “Giving” in Thanksgiving

December 4, 2012
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All Care Puts the “Giving” in Thanksgiving

For a number of local senior citizens and hospice patients and their families, Thanksgiving was a time of celebration and an opportunity to spend precious moments together, thanks to the helping hand of All Care. In partnership with the Lynn Housing Authority & Neighborhood Development (LHAND) and Greater Lynn Senior Services (GLSS), All Care...

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A Season to Remember: Spartans Fall to Abington 14-8 in a Thrilling Super Bowl Finale

December 4, 2012
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A Season to Remember: Spartans Fall to Abington 14-8 in a Thrilling Super Bowl Finale

St. Mary’s High School played four quarters of inspired, championship-caliber football but couldn’t overtake an undefeated Abington squad, falling to the Green Wave, 14-8, in the Division 4 Super Bowl before a large crowd Saturday at Curry College in Milton. The Spartans’ defensive unit, led by All-Scholastic end Andres Rodriguez and junior tackle Rodolfo...

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St. Mary’s Defense Was Outstanding in Super Bowl

December 4, 2012
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It starts with an All-Scholastic defensive end, Andres Rodriguez, continues with an aggressive team-wide effort, and gets topped off by a coaching staff who puts together superb game plans with in-game adjustments included. That’s how the St. Mary’s football team held Abington’s high-scoring offense to two touchdowns, three below their normal output. While the...

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