Archive for January, 2016

Honoring Dr.Martin Luther King Jr

January 20, 2016
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The nation will honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday on the annual holiday that pays tribute to this great civil rights leader and humanitarian. Dr. King would have been 87 years old Friday and we can only imagine how proud he would be of the America we live in today. Many Americans remember...
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Sports 01-12-2016

January 20, 2016
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Classical girls basketball on track for tournament By Joyce Erekson The Classical High girls basketball team has reached the midway point of the season and (knock on wood) the Rams are looking pretty good heading into the second half. Coach Tom Sawyer expected the team to be competitive this season after not qualifying for...
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Lynn Holds Inaugural Ceremonies for City Council, School Committee

January 7, 2016
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Lynn Holds Inaugural Ceremonies for City Council, School Committee

The City of Lynn held its Inaugural Exercises Jan. 4 at the Lynn City Hall and Memorial Auditorium. The Honorable Justice James Lamothe of Lynn District City administered the oaths of office to the newly elected members of the Lynn City Council and Lynn School Committee. Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy, who is beginning the...
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Business is Beaming:Yellow Jackets is Drawing Aspiring Gymnasts from Lynn

January 7, 2016
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Business is Beaming:Yellow Jackets is Drawing Aspiring Gymnasts from Lynn

By Cary Shuman Yellow Jackets Gymnastics is emerging as the hub of the universe for aspiring gymnasts across the North Shore. Carrie Clarke, business manager at the well-known facilities owned by former U.S. Olympian Peter Kormann, said more than 1,400 girls and boys participate in gymnastics at Yellow Jackets each week. Several high school...
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Making Her Mark:Bowler Rebekah Vestal Carries on Family Legacy

January 7, 2016
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Making Her Mark:Bowler Rebekah Vestal Carries on Family Legacy

By Cary Shuman The name Vestal jumps off the bowling sheet like the name Yastrzemski would in a batting order. Yes, 29-year-old Lynn resident Rebekah Vestal is the daughter of Candlepin Bowling Hall of Fame inductee Nance Vestal, one of the game’s all-time greats. Rebekah Vestal is competing in the Lynn City Bowling League...
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Gaslight Brings Flavor and Fun to the North Shore

January 7, 2016
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As everyone prepares to celebrate the New Year with memories of the past and hopes for the future, North Shore residents will also celebrate the long-awaited arrival of the sister restaurant to a Boston neighborhood favorite, Gaslight Lynnfield.  The Aquitaine Group, the award winning restaurant group with eight locations in and around the Boston...
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Boston Officials Raise Age to buy Tobacco Products

January 7, 2016
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh recently announced that the Boston Board of Health voted to approve amendments to the City of Boston’s tobacco regulations which raise the minimum legal age for purchasing tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, from 18 to 21, increase the age for admission to adult-only retail tobacco stores and smoking bars to 21,...
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The Most Important Tool

January 7, 2016
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By State Representative Brendan Crighton Early on in my first term on the City Council, an experienced City Hall employee and friend gave me a copy of Lynn’s zoning ordinance and told me that it would be the most important tool I would have as a municipal official. While at the time I didn’t...
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