Archive for February, 2017

Figueroa Announces for City Council

February 10, 2017
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Figueroa Announces for City Council

By Cary Shuman Jaime Figueroa has announced his candidacy for Lynn councilor-at-large in the 2017 city election this fall. Figueroa is currently treasurer of the Lynn Community Association. “I’ve been a public servant almost five years,” said Figueroa. “I’m a committed resident to bettering my community in Lynn and I bring a new, fresh...
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Markakis Optimistic about Proposal for Medical Marijuana Dispensary

February 10, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Lou Markakis, consultant for Massachusetts Patient Foundation (MPF), one of the groups trying to open and operate a medical marijuana dispensary in the city, is hopeful that the Lynn City Council will vote for the group’s proposal at its Feb. 14 meeting. “We’re optimistic about receiving permission for the center and...
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Lynn Police Asking for Public’s Help with Recent Armed Robbery

February 10, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Lynn police are still searching for a suspect involved in alleged armed robbery that took place on Park Street near North Common on January 22, and they are now asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect so they can make an arrest. Lynn Police Lieutenant Rick Donnelly described...
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Wednesday Commute Hits Slick Patch

February 10, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Lynn Police and Fire crews responded to more than 60 calls for traffic accidents Wednesday morning, January 8, due to “an onset of sudden black ice,” according to Lynn Police Lieutenant Rick Donnelly, who added that the early morning freeze was unanticipated and caught drivers by surprise. “I think the...
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Mass Development Bond Helps Lynn’s KIPP Academy Public Charter School Build Addition

February 10, 2017
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MassDevelopment has issued a $5.7 million tax-exempt bond on behalf of KIPP Academy Lynn Charter School. The school is using bond proceeds to build, furnish, and equip an approximately 12,000-square-foot addition to its campus, which will accommodate 600 students in kindergarten through fourth grade. KIPP is also using proceeds to renovate portions of its...
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Congratulations,New England Patriots!

February 10, 2017
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We join the entire New England region in congratulating the New England Patriots on winning Super Bowl LI in what many are calling the greatest triumph in Boston sports history. This historic moment reaffirmed that the New England Patriots under coach Bill Belichick never give up and play as a team at all times...
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Obituaries 02-07-2017

February 10, 2017
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Pechof Mel Of Lynn, formerly of Cambodia Pechof Mel of Lynn, formerly of Cambodia, died on February 2. She was the beloved wife of the late Phum Taing; beloved mother , grandmother and sister. Visitation and Prayer service were held at Sanghikaram Wat Khmer Buddhist Temple, Chestnut Street, Lynn on Sunday, February 5 from starting...
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Patriots Parade 2017

February 8, 2017
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Patriots Parade 2017

Patriots Victory Parade, photos by Joseph Prezioso and Katy Rogers.
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Pie in the Face Fundraiser

February 3, 2017
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Pie in the Face Fundraiser

  St. Mary’s students and staff raised more than $600 as part of Andrew Belliveau’s Gastroparesis Pie Challenge. Students bought raffle tickets with the prize being the opportunity to put a pie in a teacher’s face. The festivities took place in the Tony Conigliaro Gym last Friday. Belliveau graduated from St. Mary’s in 2015...
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In Appreciation:Amid Loss, Remembering Their Gains Mike Carr

February 3, 2017
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In Appreciation:Amid Loss, Remembering Their Gains Mike Carr

By Joyce Erekson When the English High athletic director Dick Newton and assistant principal and former AD Gary Molea talk about Mike Carr, it’s not wins and losses, titles or milestones that dominate the discussion. Both Newton and Molea say the thing the will remember most about the English High boys basketball coach, who...
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