Richard Howe

Historic Salem (2)

This post is a follow up to my earlier one about a recent visit to Salem, Mass., a place my family has been to many times. Rosemary and I try to get around the region in the summer especially, and a day trip to Salem is always a good choice.…
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Lowell Week in Review: July 13, 2014

Whatever it was that seemed important in Lowell politics on Wednesday night faded to obscurity on Thursday as news of the tragic fire at 77 Branch Street rapidly spread. I suspect we all have some primal fear of waking in the middle of the night in a smoke filled room…
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Lowell Real Estate: week of July 7, 2014

The following property sales occurred in Lowell last week: July 7, 2014 – Monday 128-130 Mt Hope St for 6,000. Prior sale in 2003 for 5,000 17 Asbury Way for 1,500. Prior sale in 2006 for 0,000 51 Long Meadow Dr for 0,000. Prior sale in 1961 80 Smith St…
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A Peach of a Plum Get some sun and sand at Plum Island’s Parker River National Wildlife Refuge

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge is a federally managed nature sanctuary in Newburyport, easily accessible from Tewksbury and Wilmington. Known for its piping plover population and superior bird
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Making juice pouches pay

TEWKSBURY - Tewksbury students at the Heath Brook Elementary and Trahan Elementary have achieved Second Prize level in TerraCycle and Capri Sun Contest. The schools have collected 18,000 juice pouches
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Deja-vu at Baby Beach

You could call Baby Beach the Ugly Duckling of Silver Lake.
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4 questions for fall ballot

BOSTON – Anyone driving around Massachusetts this weekend may have noticed activists perched on highway overpasses, advocating for an end to automatic tax hikes. They were talking about Question 1 – E
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Obituary: Roger W. Neal

NEAL, ROGER W. Of Tewksbury, formerly of Arlington, died July 3, at age 75. Retired teacher at Ottoson Middle School in Arlington. Beloved husband for 25 years of Marie J. (McCarthy) Neal, Son of the late Waldo A. and Louise K. (Weeber) Neal. Roger retired from teaching at the Ottoson Middle School, in Arlington. Roger leaves a brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Janet (MacMillian) Neal of Cape Cod and Florida; and many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Visiting hours Sunday, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Tewksbury Funeral Home, corner of 1 Dewey and 975 Main Sts. (Rte. 38) TEWKSBURY CENTER, ph. (800 in MA or 978) 851 2950. His funeral will begin Monday at 12:00 Noon from ...
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Obituary: Mary A. Lehman

LEHMAN, Mary A. (Richards) Of Tewksbury, formerly of No. Charleston, SC, and Wilmington, June 30th. Beloved wife of Jack E. Lehman. Devoted mother of Mary Stephan of Bangor, ME. Survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Sister of Irene Murphy and her husband Eugene of Woburn, Doris Downs of Tewksbury, Gertrude Greeley of Waltham, the late John and James Richards. Cherished aunt of Gene Murphy of Tewksbury, Cheryl Downs of Tewksbury and many more nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be conducted in the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 374 Main St., WILMINGTON Wednesday evening, July 2nd, at 7 pm. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend and may visit with the family prior to the service from 5 ...
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Obituary: Laurie J. Meuse

MEUSE, Laurie J. (Chatterton) Age 53, of Tewksbury, formerly of N. Reading and Quincy, passed away June 25. Beloved wife of 23 years to Thomas C. Mother of Samantha S. and Abigail R. Meuse, both of Tewksbury. Daughter of Ellen M. Gorry of Quincy. Proud grandmother of Scarlett E. Meuse. Survivors include Bonnie F. Canfield, Kathie Osborne, Nancy E. Gurney, Mike J. Gorry, Susan L. Bottary, Heidi Miller & Michael Weider. She also leaves Tommy's loving family and many nieces and nephews. Calling hours are Tuesday, July 1, from 5-8 p.m., at the Farmer & Dee Funeral Home, 16 Lee St., TEWKSBURY. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 2, at 11 a.m., at the Tewksbury Congregational Church, 10 East ...
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Obituary: Carol A. Boudreau

BOUDREAU, Carol A. (Boudreau) Age 73, passed away June 21, of Tewksbury, formerly of Lexington. Beloved wife of Robert J. Daughter of the late Arthur A. and Elizabeth (Tobin) Boudreau. Mother of Linda L. Volpe and Donna J. Boudreau both of Tewksbury, Robert A. Boudreau of Waxahachie, TX, Diane J. SanSoucie and her husband Robert of Hudson, NH and the late Laurie A. Boudreau. Grandmother of Billy, David, R.J., Caitlyn, Dante, and Cole. Calling hours are tonight, Monday, June 23, from 4-8 p.m., at the Farmer & Dee Funeral Home, 16 Lee St., TEWKSBURY. Her funeral will be held Tuesday, June 24, at 9 a.m. from the funeral home, followed by her Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Dorothy's ...
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Obituary: Rick Kaplan

KAPLAN, Rick (Paul) Of Tewksbury, formerly of Sharon, on June 20, 2014. Devoted partner of Ronald Seifer. Devoted son of the late Joseph & Micki Kaplan. Dear brother of Stewart Kaplan of Malden. Cherished cousin of Ruth and Warren Rosenfield, Barry & Judy and Heather Kaplan. Services at Schlossberg Solomon Memorial Chapel, 824 Washington St., CANTON, on Tuesday, June 24 at 11:00 am. Interment to follow at Sharon Memorial Park, Sharon. Memorial observance will be at Ricks late residence Tuesday evening 6-9 pm and Wednesday 12-5 and 7-9 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Make-a-Wish Foundation, 1 Bulfinch Place, #201, Boston, MA 02114. Schlossberg-Solomon Chapel Family Owned www.SchlossbergChapel.com 781-828-6990
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Local students earn honors at Malden Catholic High School

Malden Catholic High School, one of New England’s leading college preparatory high schools for young men, has announced that the following local students received honors for distinguished academic performance during the second quarter of the 2013-2014 school year:
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Middlesex DA pushes for domestic violence bill after Jared Remy case

Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan is pushing legislation that increases penalties on defendants with a history of violence and in cases where the victim is a household or family member.
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A look at the two candidates in Tuesday's special election to replace Ed Markey in Congress

Here are brief biographies of the two candidates, Katherine Clark and Frank Addivinola Jr.
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Middlesex Sherriff's Office wishes all a happy and safe holiday season

The most wonderful season of the year is upon us; a time of joyous celebration with family, friends and loved ones.
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Massachusetts hunting, fishing licenses for 2014 available

The 2014 hunting, sporting, fishing, and trapping licenses will be available for purchase starting on Monday.
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