Archive for March, 2012

Cyr Has It Right with Lynn Taxi

March 8, 2012
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Councillor Darren Cyr has hit the proverbial nail on the head when it comes to this city’s cab drivers and the automobiles they drive. The new ordinance he is working to pass would revolutionize the local taxicab business – and probably come close to putting it out of business as well. First off, Cyr...
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You Can’t Work for the Mayor and Run for Public Office

March 8, 2012
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Mayor Judith Flanagan-Kennedy was absolutely correct to release Gardy Jean-Francois from his position on her staff after he announced last week he is running for state representative against longtime representative Robert Fennell. Had she not done so, Jean-Francois would have been unable in the strictest sense, to serve the people of this city without...
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Bars Open Longer on New Year’s Eve

March 8, 2012
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The Licensing Board has voted to allow bars to remain open until 2 a.m. on New Years Eve. This is a good decision. It is likely not to hurt anyone and will give bar owners a break on the biggest celebration night of the year. We are not sure that the Licensing Board is...
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Police Briefs 03-06-2012

March 8, 2012
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Century Bank robbery Feb. 29 The Lynn Police Department is actively investigating a bank robbery that occurred on February 29, 2012 at the Century Bank at 2 State Street in Lynn. On Wednesday February 29, at 2:58 p.m., a light skinned black male, wearing charcoal gray sweat pants, and a black vest over a...
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Obituaries 03-06-2012

March 8, 2012
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Mary Consolo East Boston resident Mary (Cannata) Consolo of East Boston died on February 28. The beloved wife of the late Felice Consolo, she was the devoted mother of Gaetano “Guy” Consolo, John Consolo and his wife, Kathy, all of East Boston; dear sister of Vincenzina Ruggiero and her late husband, John of Winthrop,...
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