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Iannetti, Nazzaro, Burri lead Spartans past Austin Prep

June 17, 2010
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Iannetti, Nazzaro, Burri lead Spartans past Austin Prep

They’re so well coached and well schooled and do all the little things that don’t show up in the scorebook. But they can show up on the scoreboard eventually and that’s what happened Sunday in the Division 3 North final when the St. Mary’s softball team took another step closer toward its goal of...
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Duffy leading quest for police funding

June 17, 2010
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Councillor at Large Stephen Duffy’s proposal to solicit money from members of Lynn’s business community to beef up the police budget is unique and controversial at the same time. “If the Police Department can’t find the resources it needs, I will,” Duffy told the Journal earlier this week. He remains adamant about his proposal,...
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Budget hearings to highlight furloughs

June 17, 2010
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The Lynn City Council will begin holding budget hearings Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. The review of the budget to be discussed Tuesday evening includes public safety and other city spending. It is expected that there could be a discussion on the School Department’s proposal for unpaid furloughs as a way to make-up for budget...
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Controlling and or stunting gang activity

June 17, 2010
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Once again, the future of the Police Department’s anti-gang unit is being offered as a martyr to the bad economy. Some councilors are running around trying to get local downtown businessmen to contribute $200,000 to close the gap so the anti-gang force can continue its work in the city during the hot summer months....
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Obituaries 06-17-2010

June 17, 2010
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Linda Coppola Lynn resident Linda M. (Forgione) Coppola of Lynn, formerly of Revere and East Boston, died on June 10. She was the loving mother of Nicole Raukohl and her husband, Jonathan, of South Boston, Robert Coppola of Wakefield and Tayla Fiore of Lynn; beloved daughter of Anthony Forgione of Lynn and the late...
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Governor Patrick on triumphant Lynn tour

June 10, 2010
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Governor Patrick on triumphant Lynn tour

Govenor Deval Patrick began his day at the Lynn Health Center, moved on to Bridgewell – Lynn Mental Health Center on Boston Street and closed the circle at Lynn/Nahant Beach. In all three visits to locations either being expanded or rehabbed with the aid of state funding, Patrick was met with cheers and positive...
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Phelan takes emergency action after bloody pit bull maulings

June 10, 2010
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Two brutal and bloody pit bull maulings that took place over the Memorial Day weekend in Lynn have led City Council President Tim Phelan to seek an immediate amendment to the City’s Dog Ordinance. Phelan’s amendment seeks to place added restrictions on pit-bull ownership in the city by increasing fines and providing for impounding...
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Drewicz kindergarten students excel in US census poster contest

June 10, 2010
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The kindergarten students in Pam Laramie’s class at the Drewicz School are certainly making a good ac-count of themselves in the ongoing U.S. census effort. Not only are they learning about the federal population count that takes place every 10 years, they’re drawing upon their other budding artistic skills as well. The 24 students...
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The re-opening of the Ward Bath House

June 10, 2010
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It was a fine day for the Lynn/Nahant Beach Reservation as the governor cut the ribbon with members of the Ward Family celebrating the opening of the Ward Bath House. In modern times, no governor has done more for the beach through his designees than Governor Deval Patrick. No DCR Commissioner – and in...
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The Friends of Lynn/Nahant Beach

June 10, 2010
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We also wish to thank the members and the leadership of the Friends of the Lynn/Nahant Beach for their amazing efforts during the past three years to get the job done. President Robert Tucker has done a fabulous job with the membership of this neighborhood group. Not enough can be said about the effect...
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