Month: March 2012

Heat Wave

From high atop highland avenue during last week’s “heat wave,” the warm sun shone over the homes in Chelsea as the buildings of downtown Boston provided a dramatic San Fran­cisco backdrop.

Rep. Gene O’Flaherty

News that our representative Gene O’Flaherty may be stepping down from his chairmanship of the House Judiciary Committee caught many by surprise. After all, O’Flaherty tends to be a steady Eddy, so to speak. But when his feathers are ruffled…

Obituaries 03-29-2012

George Tassinari, Jr. Machinist George J. Tassinari Jr. of Chelsea died unexpectedly at the Massachusetts General Hospital shortly after admittance on March 23. He was 74 years old. A US Air Force veteran who served during the Korean Conflict, he…

Leo Sevinor, Dead at 95

When Leo Sevinor was growing up in Chelsea during the 1930s, his late father Ralph Sevinor purchased one of the last remaining farms in Marblehead. That farm spread from Wares Pond almost to Tent’s Corner, where the Marblehead Bank is…