Archive for May, 2012

Classical Falls to King Philip in Intersectional Showdown

May 15, 2012
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Classical Falls to King Philip in Intersectional Showdown

King Philip coach Jim Leonard and his phenomenal pitcher Meghan Rico knew their game against Lynn Classical was something special on their schedule. They read about Classical’s 13-0 record and its mantle as a Northeastern Conference superpower that had won 34 league games in a row. They understood that the game would be viewed...
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Lower-Court Judge Rules Against Residency Requirement for Police

May 15, 2012
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Last week, the police fighting the city’s longstanding residency requirement, got a favorable ruling from Essex Superior Court Justice Richard Welch. Welch ruled the residency requirement for Lynn Police Officers should be a subject of collective bargaining and he upheld an earlier ruling that the residency issue should be decided by the Joint Labor...
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House Secures Funding for Youth Summer Jobs

May 15, 2012
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House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo joined his colleagues in the House of Representatives in approving funding for the youth summer jobs program, which provides grants to local communities and businesses as a way of offering subsidized work for at-risk youths. This $6 million funding request will ensure that adequate funding is available during the...
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The Anthony’s Property and What to Do with It

May 15, 2012
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Councillor Brendan Crighton pretty much led the troops at city hall in an effort recently to have the Athanis Family let the city know what exactly it is going to do with its downtown building which has been empty since the restaurant closed quite some time ago. The family representative didn’t quite give away...
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Obituaries 05-15-2012

May 15, 2012
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Evelyn Kummins Of Marblehead, formerly of Lynn Evelyn L. (Gartz) Kummins of Marblehead, formerly of Lynn, died on May 12. She was 81 years old. Devoted to family and Temple Sinai, she was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School, Class of 1947 and Chandler School of Business. She was the beloved wife of...
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Arbor Day Celebration

May 9, 2012
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Arbor Day Celebration

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Catherine Latham, back row center, joined students and teachers from the Shoemaker School for an Arbor Day celebration at Gowdy Park on May 2.
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Lynn YMCA Plans 3rd Annual Spring Fling 5k Road Race

May 9, 2012
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Lynn YMCA Plans 3rd Annual Spring Fling 5k Road Race

The Lynn YMCA is gearing up for its Third Annual Spring Fling 5K that will be held on Saturday, May 19 at 10 a.m. at the Lynn Woods Reservation on Great Woods Wood. Kathy Walsh, vice president of development, said the race will benefit the YMCA’s Growing Stronger Together Annual Campaign. “We hope to...
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Congressman Tierney Receives Enthusiastic Response from Latino Business Community

May 9, 2012
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Congressman Tierney Receives Enthusiastic Response from Latino Business Community

Congressman John Tierney joined Frances Martinez, executive director of the North Shore Latino Business Association (NSLBA), on a walking tour in the downtown business district Friday afternoon. Business owners, such as Jaime Taveras of Downtown Market and William Sanchez of Casa Antigua, warmly greeted Tierney during the 45-minute tour. Several residents recognized Tierney as...
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School Board Gives Vote of Confidence to School Superintendent Latham

May 9, 2012
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The School Committee’s 4-3 vote against posting the superintendent’s position was a close call for Catherine Latham. She dodged a bullet when the school committee decided she should stay on rather than to advertise the position and look for someone else. Those of us who listened to the three hours of testimony and debate...
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Obituaries 05-08-2012

May 9, 2012
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June Paul Lifelong Lynn Resident June Paul, a lifelong Lynn resident, died in peace at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers on April 26 after a brief battle with cancer.  She was surrounded by loving family members including her two children when she passed.  She was 58 years old. She was an avid...
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