Author: Times Staff

Obituaries 07-08-2020

Anita Veldhuizen-Taylor She had an upbeat personality and a beautiful soul Anita Veldhuizen-Taylor who celebrated her 50th birthday on June 10, peacefully passed away after a 17-year battle with cancer. Born in Zwolle, Netherlands, Anita’s adventurous spirit and fierce independence…

News in Brief

Animal Rescue League safety campaign The Animal Rescue League of Boston’s (ARL) annual safety campaign, Too Hot for Spot, reminds pet owners about the dangers pets face when temperatures begin to rise. Even when it’s below 80 degrees, the threat…

Local Students Earn Academic Honors

Local Resident Receives Degrees Late this spring, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) celebrated the Class of 2020 with a socially distanced commencement season in place of its traditional 152nd Commencement exercises. Marilyn Galdamez of East Boston, was awarded a bachelor of…

Enjoy a Safe Fourth of July

It goes without saying that this will be a Fourth of July unlike any other in the history of our nation. Americans traditionally have celebrated the Fourth both with large community gatherings and with smaller get-togethers.  The Fourth of July rekindles…

Letter to the Editor

Edwards Is On The Mark Dear Editor: As a retired police officer of 28 years who retired in 2013, i thought City Councilor Lydia Edwards was right on point in her recent commentary ( Progressives too, can back the blue,…

Obituaries 07-01-2020

Stephanie Ciampa VA Dental service retiree A Funeral Mass was celebrated on Monday, June 29 in St. John the Evangelist Church, Winthrop for Stephanie M. (Plakias) Ciampa who passed on Thursday, June 25 after a five month struggle with metastatic…