Archive for March, 2017

New Schools Vote Set for Tuesday, March 14

March 10, 2017
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New Schools Vote Set for Tuesday, March 14

On Tuesday, March 14 the question goes before Lynn residents to vote for or against the building of two new schools on Parkland Avenue by Breed’s Pond  and at McManus Field on Commercial Street. Brant Duncan, head of the Lynn Teachers Union, and Don Castle of the Protect Our Reservoir, Preserve Pine Grove, spoke...
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Essex Tech Partnering with North Shore Habitat for Humanity to Build Home in Hamilton

March 10, 2017
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Essex Technical High School is partnering with North Shore Habitat for Humanity to build a home in Hamilton.  Students in school’s Construction Technology Academy 11th and 12th grade program have already started work on the two-bedroom home as part of the program’s annual house-building project. “Partnering with North Shore Habitat for Humanity seemed a...
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Massachusetts Nonprofit Network Honors Tha Thai of Roca, Inc.

March 10, 2017
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The Massachusetts Nonprofit Network awarded Roca Boston assistant director Tha Thai with the Light of Dawnn Award, presented annually to three nonprofit professionals working in Massachusetts who demonstrate marked compassion and unwavering commitment to serving those in need, on Tuesday, February 28. Thai, who started at Roca as a youth worker, earned the award for...
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Massachusetts is No 1

March 10, 2017
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Last week’s cover story in U.S. News & World Report that ranks Massachusetts as the overall top state in the nation comes as no surprise to those of us who have worked and lived in the Commonwealth for most of our lives. Although we will be the first to concede that there are many...
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Classical Boys Basketball Heading to D2 North Final

March 10, 2017
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By Joyce Erekson The Classical High boys basketball team punched its ticket to the Division 2 North final with a 62-54 win over Malden Catholic Tuesday in the semifinals at Burlington High School. This is the Rams’ first trip to a North final since 2001 when they lost to Lynn Tech in the Division...
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Obituaries 03-07-2017

March 10, 2017
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Richard ‘Fat Richie’ Picardi Well known local businessman, member of many organizations Richard J.”Fat Richie” Picardi of Revere died on March 4. A US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, Richard was a well known local businessman, proprietor of Lucy’s, Broadway Deli, Yellow Taxi and many businesses on Revere Beach during its heyday. He...
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Taso Nikolakopoulos Announces for Councilor-at-Large

March 3, 2017
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Taso Nikolakopoulos Announces for Councilor-at-Large

By Cary Shuman Taso Nikolakopoulos has been one of Lynn’s most visible and involved citizens through his work in the community, ownership of a popular business, John’s Roast Beef on Western Avenue, chairman of the Off-Street Parking Commission and his leadership roles in the Lynn Area Chamber of Chamber of Commerce. Today Nikolakopoulos begins...
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Council Asks for Alternatives for Parkland School Takings

March 3, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The lone property owner whose land sits in the middle of the proposed school project on Parkland Avenue was before the City Council’s Parks and Public Property subcommittee Tuesday night to review an alternative to a public taking of her home, while still making her land available to the city...
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Castle Focuses on New Schools in Special Election

March 3, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Though he is being urged by friends to run for citywide office, Donald Castle is focused on one campaign this month: Protect Our Reservoir – Preserve Pine Grove’s effort to win the March 14 special election on the construction of two new schools in the city. Castle and the group want...
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Addonizio-Spiriti Inducted into St Anselm Hall of Fame

March 3, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Annamaria Addonizio – Spiriti had never played softball until her first practice in the Revere High School program. Baseball was her game growing up in the city – there were not many youth softball leagues in the area like there are today – so she competed as the only girl in...
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