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Obituary: Marc Capitumini

Capitumini, Marc Of Saugus, age 36, July 26. Cherished son of the late Evelyn (Palladino) Capitumini. Loving son of John Capitumini & his wife Deborah of Peabody. Dear brother of Daniel Capitumini & his wife Jean of RI. Devoted grandson of Evelyn Palladino of E. Boston & uncle of Kai Capitumini, Christopher & Andrew Olimpio. Step-brother of John Olimpio & his wife Cindy & Michael Olimpio all of Peabody. Also survived by many close aunts, uncles & cousins. Special acknowledgement to his extended family & caretakers at Bridgewell's Alfred Rd. home in Saugus. Visitation will be held in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS on Wednesday 9:45-10:45 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in Blessed Sacrament Church, 14 ...
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Obituary: Carmine Ciampa

Ciampa, Carmine Of Saugus, age 80, died on Friday, July 18, 2014 at the Massachusetts General Hospital with his family by his side. Born, September 9, 1933, he was a lifelong resident of Saugus. The son of the late Vincenzo and Angelina Ciampa, he worked for Essex County at the Lynn District Court, he was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. Mr. Ciampa served as a Special Police Officer with the Saugus Police, the owner of North Shore Constables and a member of the MA Chief of Police Association. A licensed pilot who loved to fly, he was a member of the AOPA; Aircraft Owner and Pilots Association. Mr. Ciampa was a proud owner of a Cessna Skyhawk ...
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Obituary: William Patrick O'connor

O'Connor, William Patrick 26 years of age passed away on June 17 due to complications from diabetes. Billy was born in MA but spent most of his life in Pittsburgh. He came back to MA in July 2013. He is lovingly survived by his mother Patricia O'Connor of Saugus, MA, his father William O'Connor of Pittsburgh as well as his grandmother Muriel Briggs of Saugus, aunts and uncles Jan and Michael Fuller of North Billerica and Michelle and Mark Chrisos of North Reading and several cousins. Billy was an amateur actor and some of his short films can be viewed on certain social media sites. He will be greatly missed. A memorial mass will be held on Monday, August 11 ...
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Obituary: Frank J. Bolognese

BOLOGNESE, Frank J. Of Saugus, formerly of Malden and East Boston, July 14. Late owner of the Willow Tree Restaurant & member of the band, "Reflections". Beloved husband of Noelia "Lala" Sousa Bolognese. Son of the late Frank C. and Josephine "Rose". Brother of Stephen & his wife Ann of Stoneham. Brother-in-law of Alcina & Richard Davis, Myra & Joe Caparrella, Robert & Mary Sousa, Patricia Talbot & her companion John McQueen, and Christine & Tom Midgley. Uncle of Christopher of Reading, Stephen and Ashley of Stoneham. Also survived by many other nieces, nephews, and friends. A celebration of Frank's life will be held at Angelica's Restaurant, 49 South Main St., (RT. 114), Middleton, on Sunday, July 27 from 4-7 ...
The Daily Item

Court sides with ice rink in Saugus dispute

Selectman Stephen Castinetti called Town Manager Scott Crabtree's pursuit of the case fiscally irresponsible. Through the four-year legal battle, 0,000 has been spent.
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E-ZPass transponder signups available in Saugus next week

The signups are part of MassDOT's continued efforts to enroll new customers in the E-ZPass program as the Tobin Bridge converts to all-electronic tolling.
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Obituary: Diane S. Nelson

NELSON, Diane S. September 30, 1953 - July 15, 2014. Passed away suddenly on July 15th, 2014. She was born on September 30th, 1953 in Chelsea, Massachusetts. She grew up in Saugus, Massachusetts.After high school she went to work as an operator for New England Telephone Company. Diane worked for many years as an Operator, Engineering Clerk and Secretary. After retiring she was a Financial Administrator for the Telephone Pioneers of America. She was very active in Pioneering and a past Chapter President organizing and coordinating many conferences and conventions. Diane gave unselfishly of herself as secretary and a member of the Pigeon Cove Boat Owners Association during the fight for Pigeon Cove Harbor. Diane was a loving wife of ...
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Obituary: Andrew Spinelli

Spinelli, Andrew Of Center Ossipee, NH, formerly of Saugus, age 85, July 15. Loving father of Frank Spinelli & his wife Elisa of FL, Donald Spinelli & his wife Millie of NH. Beloved grandfather of Jeffrey, Don & Chris. Brother of the late Frank Spinelli. Dear friend of the late Sissy Chaplin. WWII U.S. Navy veteran. Late member of Local #22. Relatives & friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS on Friday 4-8 p.m. Funeral Saturday at 9:30 a.m. from the funeral home followed by a funeral mass at St. Margaret's Church, 431 Lincoln Ave., Saugus at 10:30 a.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For directions & condolences www.BisbeePorcella.com.
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Saugus Man Allegedly Shot and Killed His Bulldog After It Attacked a Baby

A 50-year-old Saugus man allegedly shot and killed his dog on Sunday after it bit a 9-month-old. He faces several charges including illegal possession of a firearm and animal cruelty.
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Obituary: Alfred R. Bruzzese

Bruzzese, Alfred R. "Al" Of Saugus, July 12, 2014 surrounded by his loving family, at age 55. Beloved husband of Robyn G. (Storella) Bruzzese. Dear and devoted father of Dante A. Bruzzese of Saugus. Loving son of Alfred and Ann Bruzzese. Dear brother of Mark Bruzzese and his wife, Roberta and Anthony Bruzzese and his wife, Lisa of Wakefield. Also surviving are several loving nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Al's funeral Mass in St. Anthony's Church, 250 Revere St. Revere, Saturday, July 19 at 11 a.m. There will be no visiting hours and his interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Al's memory to: Kaplan Family Hospice House c/o Care Dimensions, ...
The Daily Item

Police: Saugus man tried to sell medical pot to off-duty officer

"He showed us a form that said you can possess it, but you just can't turn around and sell it!" said Nahant Police Lt. Thomas Hutton.
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Saugus teen to hike to fight homelessness

Courtney Whyte is preparing for The Wilderness Heals, an event that will raise money for a Boston nonprofit and shelter.
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Obituary: Joseph Palano

Palano, Joseph Of Saugus, formerly of Woburn, July 10. Beloved husband of Rose Marie (D'Antona) Palano. Loving father of Kathleen Ray of Boston, Grace Adams & her husband Bruce of Kennebunkport, James "Jack" Palano & his wife Kim of Wakefield. Cherished grandfather of Kathryn & James "JJ" Palano, Brett & Michael Adams. Brother of Margaret Oliverio of Norwood & the late Jack & Charles Palano & Pauline Silipigno. Relatives & friends are invited to attend a funeral mass in the Blessed Sacrament Church, 14 Summer St., Saugus, on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to Jimmy Fund Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St., Boston, MA 02115. Interment will be private. For condolences ...
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Obituary: Helen E. Whalen

WHALEN, Helen E. (Gjertsen) Of Saugus, July 9. Beloved wife of the late Earl A. Loving mother of Richard A. and & his wife Doris of Raymond, NH, Elaine D. Shukri & her husband Alex of Burlington, and Cynthia J. Chaney & her husband Daniel of East Grand Forks, ND. Sister of John Gjertsen of NB and the late George Gjertsen. Loving grandmother of Stacy & Steven Whalen, Timothy, Juli & Jillian Shukri, Janna Snell, Kara & Brent Chaney, Kendra Russell, and Kathryn Bjerke. Great grandmother of Caylin and Joshua. A memorial service will be held at the Salem Bible Church, 11 Ermer Rd., Salem, NH on Monday, July 14 at 7 p.m. Relatives and friend are respectfully invited. For ...
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Saugus woman takes over as new 'face of town hall'

When she was young Ellen Schena thought she'd be working in the nation's capital by now. Instead she is happily settling into Town Hall.
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