Archive for January, 2017

Jackson Hewitt Joins LACC

January 13, 2017
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Jackson Hewitt Tax Service recently joined the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce.  Jackson Hewitt has three offices located at 57 Market Street in Lynn, at 63 Jefferson Ave., Salem and in Sears, at the North Shore Mall in Peabody. “I have owned Jackson Hewitt Tax Service for 24 years,” says owner John McManus.  “We...
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Winter’s Here — Bundle Up

January 13, 2017
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Winter arrived in full force earlier this week, with a big snowstorm and skin-numbing temperatures. But we are New Englanders, so we know what to expect and how to prepare for it. Indeed, if you were shoveling snow as we were throughout the past weekend, not only did we benefit from a great workout,...
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What Would Martin Luther King Jr. Think?

January 13, 2017
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When one considers that it has been almost 49 years since Martin Luther King was assassinated, it is easy to understand why so many of our fellow Americans today have so little understanding of who he was and what he accomplished. Every school child for the past generation knows well the story of Martin...
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Marcos on the Mark:Echevarria Lifts Nichols College Hoop Team to Win Over Gordon

January 6, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Making his first of two appearances on the North Shore this month and playing in front of a group of family and supporters, Lynn’s Marcos Echevarria put on a show. Echevarria, a 5-foot-10-inch sophomore guard, capped off a scintillating 25-point performance by hitting a 10-foot floater at the buzzer to lift...
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Coppinger Inaugurated as Sheriff of Essex County

January 6, 2017
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Kevin Coppinger was inaugurated on Wednesday night as the new Sheriff of Essex County in a ceremony at the Lynn Veterans Auditorium in Lynn City Hall.     Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts William Galvin was scheduled to administer the oath of office to Coppinger.     Richard J. Coppinger, brother of the new sheriff,...
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Start with A Smile:Dr.Patel and Dr.Amlani Met At Bu and Are Proud Owners of Boston North Dental Associates in Saugus

January 6, 2017
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By Cary Shuman They have been friends since their days at the Goldman School of  Dental Medicine at Boston University.  Dr. Priti Amlani graduated in 2006, and Dr. Bhavisha Patel graduated in 2007. “We were introduced through mutual friends,”  recalled Dr. Amlani, an award-winning student who became a mentor to Dr. Patel. Following their...
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Right and Wrong Ways to Address the Drug Cost Conundrum

January 6, 2017
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By Kenneth E. Thorpe Americans are gearing up for higher health care costs in 2017. Average monthly insurance premiums for popular plans on Healthcare.gov, the major Obamacare exchange, are slated to rise by 25 percent. Some consumers will see their health insurance premiums double. Eager to find a scapegoat, some politicians have pointed to...
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Keeping Our Water Supply Safe

January 6, 2017
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In 2014, the American Waterworks Association declared MWRA’s water to be the best in the nation. (In fact, it won both first and second place both for the City of Boston’s and the MWRA’s own sample.) This was not a lucky coincidence, but the end result of a carefully crafted and intricate plan to...
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Classical VS St Mary’s In Boverini Tournament

January 4, 2017
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Classical VS St Mary’s In Boverini Tournament

Classical’s Olivia Pedro drives for a lay up in the Boverini Tournament. Classical fell to St. Mary’s, 57-39.
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Rock-It Men:Bill and Dave Galatis are Motivating Young Musicians at School of Rock

January 4, 2017
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Rock-It Men:Bill and Dave Galatis are Motivating Young Musicians at School of Rock

By Cary Shuman The School of Rock opened in the spring of 2015 with Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy, other city officials, and LACC members welcoming the new concept in music and rock ‘n’ roll instruction to the city. Bill Galatis, 37, owner of the Lynn school and the School of Rock in Watertown, and...
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