Archive for September, 2007

Theft and custodian suspensions at Whelan School

September 28, 2007
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A number of custodians at the Whelan School have been suspended without pay in connection with the alleged theft of 26 heavy copper doors which were apparently sold to scrap metal dealers in Chelsea. The doors, which came out of the old Whelan School and were to be used in a new school being...
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Opinion

September 28, 2007
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The alleged goings on by certain city yard employees have caused a wide variety of reaction. In city hall action this week, the city council basically shut the door on a public debate about issues regarding theft because Councillor George Rotondo named names. Naming names is one thing. Shutting the door on debate about...
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Casino gambling stepping closer

September 28, 2007
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The whether or not aspects of the big casino gambling question is not so hard to predict. It isn’t whether and it isn’t or not – the real and compelling question is when? When will the Legislature do the turn around around necessary to give the OK to the governor’s plan for licensing three...
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More on casino gambling

September 19, 2007
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Increasingly, the governor’s casino gambling initiative is looking like a chess game. Now the governor is telling us he may present the legislation allowing casino gambling to the senate before the house in order to sidestep the negativity of many house members, including the leadership. By sending the legislation to the senate first, the...
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Governor sanctioning gambling today

September 17, 2007
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Governor Deval Patrick is just hours away from announcing his plan for licensing casino gambling in the state. Over the weekend, numerous news agencies reported that the governor’s plan is to license three operators to run casinos in different georgraphic areas of the state. One such casino will be licensed for the Boston area,...
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Galluccio victorious; senator elect

September 11, 2007
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Cambridge City Councillor Anthony Galluccio beat all his rivals in the special election held Tuesday to fill the vacant seat formerly occupied by former Senator Jarrett Barrios. Senator-elect Galluccio won convincingly in Revere and in Everett. In Everett, he won by  more than 1,000. In Cambridge, voters gave Galluccio the edge. Long into the...
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Vote Tomorrow

September 10, 2007
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Ward 6 in Revere goes to the polls tomorrow to decide on a new senator to replace Jarrett Barrios. Voters in Revere, Chelsea Saugus, Somerville, Everett, Charlestown and Cambridge will all be voting. The special election has been vigorous with four candidates vying for the seat – Paul Nowicki from Chelsea, Jeff Ross from...
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The Ward 6 battle

September 3, 2007
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Charlie Patch and Victoria Laws continue their personal battles to win the seat being given up by Councillor Mark Casella. Patch is fighting the lies and inuendo being heaped upon him by Internet idiots who are out of control. Although Laws says she does not want the support of one of the idiots, those...
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End of summer

September 3, 2007
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Revere Beach was packed on Labor Day as the last day of the summer of 2007 went into the local history books. With the beach still all chopped up while receiving its new public face, it didn’t look nearly as good as it will look next year at this time. Next year at this...
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