Archive for October, 2013

Lynn Leaders Shine in Roundtable Talk with Treasurer Grossman

October 25, 2013
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State Treasurer Steve Grossman completed a tour of the Pickering Middle School and then sat down with Lynn school leaders to discuss the possibility of building a brand new Pickering Middle School following Lynn voters’ recent approval of a $92 million Marshall Middle School project. Grossman asked each of the Lynn school officials assembled...
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Go, Red Sox

October 25, 2013
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Congratulations to the Boston Red Sox, 2013 American League Champions. It’s been an amazing season for the Sox and it’s on to the World Series, the true Fall Classic. Let’s hope that the Sox can bring another world championship to the Fenway faithful.
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Letters to the Editor

October 25, 2013
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Council president says sale of Lynn-owned land on Route 1 could help with school repairs To the editor: I am and always have been an avid supporter and protector  of Lynn Woods. For years, my son Ryan and I have spent a lot of time there, hiking, walking our dog or just exploring. The...
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Lynn Business Education Foundation Donates Jeopardy! Games to Lynn High Schools

October 15, 2013
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Lynn Business Education Foundation Donates Jeopardy! Games to Lynn High Schools

The Lynn Business Education Foundation has donated more than $4,000 worth of educational materials to schools in the City, purchasing Classroom Jeopardy! kits for five high schools and a LEGO education kit for Washington STEM Elementary. Classical, English, St. Mary’s, Tech and Fecteau-Leary received the Jeopardy! game, according to Lynn Business Education Foundation Executive...
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Phelan Announces 6-point Economic Plan for the City: Proposal Focuses on Business Development and Growth

October 15, 2013
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Phelan Announces 6-point Economic Plan for the City: Proposal Focuses on Business Development and Growth

City Council President Tim Phelan, a candidate for mayor in the Nov. 5 city election, has announced a six-point economic plan, “The InvestLynn Project.” Phelan unveiled the plan during a presentation to the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee last Tuesday. He further elaborated on the plan in an interview this week...
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Partners/NSMC Plan to Shift Union Hospital Focus to Psychiatric, Primary Care: Plan Criticized by Local Officials

October 15, 2013
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Partners HealthCare and the North Shore Medical Center (NSMC), owners and operators of Lynn’s Union Hospital, last week announced plans to shift the focus of Lynn’s only local hospital from surgical care to psychiatric care, by increasing the number of psychiatric beds from 30 to more than 100 over the next three to four...
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Aquasino Setting Sail with New Winter Schedule: Weeks after Lynn Harbor Collision, the Vessel Is Repaired and Ready to Go

October 15, 2013
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The Aquasino Casino Boat, which has just completed a successful inaugural summer season, is back at sea this week, after being cleared to once again carry passengers last week, just three weeks after being forced into dock to make repairs, following an underwater collision. The ship went in for repairs in September after a...
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A Great Celebration for Mike Foster

October 15, 2013
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What a wonderful tribute was held Friday night at the Gannon Municipal Golf Course for Mike Foster, who is stepping down as head professional after a stellar 39-year career in that esteemed position. Gannon members, friends, former youth golf standout Chris Carter who became a head golf professional himself, sister Anne Foster, and son...
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Candidates Debate

October 8, 2013
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Candidates Debate

The Knights of Columbus hosted separate debates on Sept. 30 for the Lynn Mayoral candidates and Ward 1 City Council candidates. Pictured at the debate held at the Knight of Columbus are Ward 1 City Councilor Wayne Lozzi, Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy, Grand Knight Ralph Jamieson, debate organizing committee member Jack Suslak, Ward 1...
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Team Halloran

October 8, 2013
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Team Halloran

The Halloran family participated in the 2013 Walk Now for Autism Speaks Sunday at Suffolk Downs. Pictured before the Walk is the Martha’s Mission team, front row, from left, Paul Halloran Sr., Martha Halloran, and Julie Halloran. Back row are friend Jen Fontaine, Jean Halloran, and Paul Halloran Jr. The Halloran family, who has...
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