Archive for October, 2016

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October 21, 2016
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NSCC Forum on Tolerance Oct. 27 and 28 The NSCC annual Forum on Tolerance will take place next week, October 27 and 28 with panels and speakers on a variety of topics that explore how our country can start to work together to put aside our differences and celebrate the ways we are alike....
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Trio of Saturday Blazes Kept Fire Department Busy

October 21, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Lynn Fire Department responded to three different fires last Saturday evening, October 15, handling all three blazes without any major injuries or significant loss of property according to fire officials. The first, was a second story fire in a home on Summer Street at about 7 p.m. Responding units...
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Letters to the Editor

October 21, 2016
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Above and beyond what is expected Dear Editor: I was disappointed to read Peter Manoogian’s letter to the editor, which paints an incomplete and inaccurate picture of Representative Donald Wong’s voting record on education issues. Mr. Manoogian cites “a sampling of one dozen votes” on the Fiscal Year 2017 state budget – as well...
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Sad State of America

October 21, 2016
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We know we join with all of our fellow Boston-area citizens in praying for the speedy recovery of East Boston police officers Richard Cintolo and Matt Morris, as well as the two year-old Roxbury girl, who were shot this past week in separate incidents. The East Boston police officers were responding to a domestic...
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LACC Breakfast

October 14, 2016
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LACC Breakfast

Dr. Nicholas Sarantopoulos, president and CEO of breakfast Gold Sponsor Community Brotherhood Credit Union, Leslie Gould, president and CEO of Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce, and Lynn Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy.
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Congressman Moulton Speaks at LACC Meeting

October 14, 2016
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Congressman Moulton Speaks at LACC Meeting

The Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Congressman Seth Moulton to Lynn on Wednesday morning at A Land of a Thousand Hills coffee shop.  Moulton was on hand to answer questions in a Q&A format. Moulton’s chief concern for Lynn and the North Shore was transportation.  He see’s connecting the north rail lines to...
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Mayor’s Breakfast for Scouting Set for Thursday,October 20

October 14, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy will host the 31st Annual Mayor’s Breakfast for Scouting on Thursday, Oct. 20 at the Porthole Restaurant in Lynn. Eagle Scout Andrew Krause, Scoutmaster of Troop 121 at St. Mary’s Church, will be the program’s featured speaker. Andrew is the son of Item sports editor Steve Krause...
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Statue of St Joseph Restored, Replaced at St Joseph’s Cemetery

October 14, 2016
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Earlier this year when Patrick Calnan visited the office at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Lynn to inquire about a statue of St. Joseph that was removed over 3 years ago, he was told that the statue had fallen off its pedestal during high winds and was damaged. Sympathetic cemetery workers said there was no...
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Council Approves Use of State Funds to Improve Access to Market Square

October 14, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Lynn City Council voted Tuesday night to authorize the use of $2.5 million in a fiscal 2015 MassWorks award to Lynn, to improve traffic in and around the intersection of Western Avenue and Federal Street, at the site of the planned Market basket store and shopping plaza. The vote...
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Women in Networking Beauty, Health and Wellness Fashion Show

October 14, 2016
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30 local business women and men will walk the catwalk at the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce “Women in Networking Beauty, Health and Wellness Fashion Show” to be held on Thursday October 20th at the Nahant Country Club from 5:00pm – 8:00pm. Parting gift for all attendees donated by Salvy the Florist.  The event...
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