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Obituaries 11-19-09

November 19, 2009
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Dawn Blanchette, 51 Mixologist Dawn A. Blanchette, a 25-year resident of Charlestown, formerly of Lynn, died unexpectedly at home on November 7. She was 51 years old. Born in Florida, the daughter of Linda (Pitts) Farnham of Lynn, she was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School and was employed as a mixologist in...
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Gauthier commits to Southern New Hampshire

November 12, 2009
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Gauthier commits to Southern New Hampshire

Tyler Gauthier forever cemented his place in Lynn baseball lore when he belted a dramatic, game-tying three-run homer in the final inning of the 2007 Babe Ruth Eastern Mass. state championship game that the Lynn 15-year-old team eventually won over Plymouth in extra innings. Gauthier remembers his fence-clearing blast for the Lynn Babe Ruth...
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Revamped football alignment proposal makes sense

November 11, 2009
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Two very short words of advice for Bay State high schools: Do it. The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association is considering massive changes to the high school football season, including the elimination of leagues and the creation of a very large and inclusive playoff system. The proposal was put together by people who know more...
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Clancy forces going forward with recount

November 11, 2009
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Mayor Edward Chip Clancy will apparently be filing with the city for a recount, according to those close to the mayor. “Signatures are already being gathered to complete the recount request process,” said a source. Clancy has ten days from the election to officially file for a recount with the city clerk’s office. An...
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Vote splits city down the middle

November 11, 2009
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Judith Flanagan- Kennedy’s 27 vote victory over Mayor Edward Chip Clancy has stunned the city. Actually, the vote has divided the city more than anything else; which brings to mind Abraham Lincoln’s famous quote made during a speech at the Cooper Union in 1858, “A house divided cannot stand.” Lynn is a house divided....
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NSCC Kids To College Program brings education to life

November 11, 2009
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School budgets seem to be shrinking down to nothing, squeezing out any and all enrichment programs such as art, music, shop, home economics, even computers. The loss of these programs seems to fly in the face of what modern educators have discovered to strengthen children’s assimilation of basic education. Cooking is chemistry in action....
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Mayor-elect Judith Flanagan-Kennedy

November 11, 2009
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Judith Flanagan-Kennedy’s election last week marks a new era in Lynn politics. Her candidacy by write-in defied all odds and her final victory, although by 27 votes, also defied all odds. Her two victories leading to the mayor’s office is the stuff of legend – and many, many years from now people will talk...
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Obituaries 11-11-09

November 11, 2009
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Stephen Bashore, 52 Carpenter for Seaver Construction Stephen Bashore died suddenly on November 2. He was 52 years old. A carpenter employed by Seaver Construction Company, he was born in Chicopee, the son of Arthur and Jean (Willis) Bashore and the husband of Elaina (Cherry) Bashore with whom he shared 20 years of marriage....
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Anderson considers his choices in professional basketball

November 5, 2009
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Anderson considers his choices in professional basketball

It’s decision time for former Memphis basketball star Antonio Anderson. The Lynn Tech graduate is considering offers from European professional leagues, but he may land with a team in the National Basketball League Developmental League (NADL). “I’ll know by the end of the week,” said Anderson, who lists Greece, Spain and Italy as possibilities...
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West Lynn Rams ‘B’ team defeats East Lynn in battle of unbeatens

November 5, 2009
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West Lynn Rams ‘B’ team defeats East Lynn in battle of unbeatens

The West Lynn Pop Warner Rams B team had accomplished a lot in the 2009 regular season but there was one rather large challenge left. Could the undefeated West Lynn Rams beat the undefeated East Lynn Bulldogs – a team that had several players from last year’s New England championship Bulldogs ‘C’ team that...
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