Archive for December, 2011

Merry Christmas Happy Holiday

December 20, 2011
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Christmas 2011 is days away. Most of us are busy preparing for the holiday. All of us this year are receiving a great present – the official end of the war in Iraq. Nine Christmas celebrations have come and gone since we invaded Iraq. Thousands of brave Americans died there and tens of thousands...
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Obituaries 12-20-2011

December 20, 2011
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Joseph LeBlanc Revere resident Joseph P. “Joe” LeBlanc of Revere died suddenly on December 3. He was 61 years old. He was the loving husband of Jean (Pouche) LeBlanc, with whom he shared 32 years of marriage. Born and raised in Saugus, he was the son of the late Alphe and Eva (Robichaud) LeBlanc....
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A Tony Award: Former Classical Star Garners All-new England Honors

December 13, 2011
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A Tony Award: Former Classical Star Garners All-new  England Honors

Tony Johnson was a standout in the Lynn Classical High School football program, excelling as a two-way starter for then-head coach Matt Durgin. Just moments after receiving his plaque Thursday night for being named one of the top college football players in New England this season, Johnson reflected on Durgin’s influence in his life....
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Grand Standards: Lynn Girl Sets out to Sell More Than a 1,000 Boxes of Girl Scout Cookies

December 13, 2011
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Grand Standards: Lynn Girl Sets out to Sell More Than a 1,000 Boxes of Girl Scout Cookies

Lynn’s Angelina Correia has become quite an expert at selling cookies. And it’s a good thing as she hopes to become a baker some day. For the past two years, the Lynn Girl Scout has sold more than 1,000 boxes of cookies, and this year she’s trying to hit that high mark again. Certainly,...
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St. Mary’s Purchases Commercial Property at 26-38 Tremont Street

December 13, 2011
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The Board of Trustees of St. Mary’s High School of Lynn has purchased a commercial property located at 26-38 Tremont Street. The high school took possession of the property two weeks ago, according to Head of School Dr. Ray Bastarache. The property was purchased from Brian Bloch. The Essex County Register of Deeds listed...
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St. Mary’s Begin Title Defense with Impressive Jamboree Victory over RHS

December 13, 2011
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The St. Mary’s High School girls basketball team looked very impressive in a solid win over Revere in the Duchane Jamboree Saturday at Lynn Classical High School. The Lady Spartans are the defending Division 3 state champions. The program has soared to incredible heights under head coach Jeffrey Newhall. “I think we have a...
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A Royal Road: Classical Softball Team Will Test Its Championship Mettle in Nonleague Clash Vs. King Philip

December 13, 2011
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Chris Warren must know that his Lynn Classical softball team is going to be very, very good in 2012. Warren has scheduled the toughest team in Massachusetts for a non-league game for Friday night, May 11: reigning two-time defending state champion King Philip Regional High School of Wrentham. It’s already being billed as the...
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The Lady and the Birds

December 13, 2011
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Most of us like birds and smaller animals in general. Many of us have dogs and cats or fish or even guinea pigs and snakes. Most of us like old ladies who like to feed the birds. We also like people who feed animals in general during the winter months when food can be...
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Mayor Concerned About Canning

December 13, 2011
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When we first heard about the mayor’s concern about local canning being out of control, we had to step back and wonder – who is canning what? Some of us thought raspberries were being canned. Others believed it was olives only to find out the canning the mayor is so concerned about is kids...
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Obituaries 12-13-2011

December 13, 2011
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Donald Reardon Of New Hampshire, formerly of Winthrop Donald K. Reardon of Rochester, NH died November 23 at his home surrounded by his family and his dog, Bailey, after a long illness. He was 65 years old. He was born in Winthrop on September 10, 1946, the son of the late Donald and Marion...
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