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Sports 07-18-2017

July 20, 2017
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Wyoma Little Leaguers win clinic with Sox star Pedroia By Joyce Erekson Welcome to the Laser Show. That could be the mantra for the Wyoma Minor League Red Sox next season if they take to heart some hitting advice from a guy who walks the walk. The Red Sox submitted the winning video in...
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Obituaries 07-18-2017

July 20, 2017
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Ruth Ann Crevier Of Mississippi, formerly of Lynn Ruth Ann Crevier of Biloxi, MS, passed away Saturday, July 8 in Gulfport. MS. She was 74 years old. Mrs. Crevier was born in Lynn and has been a resident of the MS Gulf Coast for the past 17 years. She was a member of the Popps...
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Northeast Arc Takes First Place

July 14, 2017
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Northeast Arc Takes First Place

An employment specialist from Northeast Arc and an artist supported by the agency combined to create an award-winning mural at the Salem Arts Festival. Angela Gonzalez painted the 72-inch x 42-inch mural with the help of Arelis O’Neal, who shows art at  the ArcWorks Community Center in Peabody, and for whom she serves as...
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Fisher Named New Head Basketball Coach at Winchester High School

July 14, 2017
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Fisher Named New Head Basketball Coach at Winchester High School

By Cary Shuman Johnna Fisher, a former basketball captain at Winthrop High who went on to play at Division 1 Central Connecticut State University, has been named the new head coach of the Winchester High girls basketball team. At 24, Fisher becomes one of the youngest varsity head coaches in Massachusetts. It has all...
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Magrane Seeks Election to Ward 2 Seat on Council

July 14, 2017
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Magrane Seeks Election to Ward 2 Seat on Council

By Cary Shuman Christopher Magrane, a lifelong Lynn resident and a homeowner, has announced his candidacy for the Ward 2 seat on the Lynn City Council. Ward 2 Councilor William Trahant Jr. is not seeking re-election to the seat. Magrane said he has enjoyed an enthusiastic response from his neighbors and fellow residents of...
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Council Votes to Place Medical Marijuana Dispensary on Lynnway

July 14, 2017
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By John Lynds The Lynn City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to grant a special permit to Mass Patient Foundation Inc. (MPF) to site a medical marijuana dispensary on the Lynnway. The Newton-based MPF Inc. was one of two medical marijuana dispensaries approved by the City Council earlier this year. MPF Inc. plans to...
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Boston Nightlife in Lynn:District 45 Now Open in East Lynn

July 14, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. East Lynn and the North Shore welcomed District 45 to the dining scene this past month, as the latest addition to The Neighborhood Restaurant Group chain opened its doors at 45 Lewis Street, in the site of the former Mildred’s Corner Café. District 45 is intended to be a true...
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Innovative Arts Initiative in Lynn Forges Strategic Partnerships, Gains Momentum

July 14, 2017
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Through partnerships with corporations, local businesses, government agencies, civic organizations and donors, Beyond Walls, a Massachusetts-based nonprofit, is advancing an ambitious effort to galvanize the city of Lynn by using art to encourage visitation and spark economic vitality. This bold initiative —which includes art and lighting installations and a series of events staged throughout...
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An Investment In Our Future

July 14, 2017
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Governor Charlie Baker’s recent announcement that his administration will ask the legislature for a five-year, $500 million life sciences initiative that will extend the state’s decade-long commitment to the biotech and medical technology industry demonstrates the governor’s focus on maintaining Massachusetts’ lead in this important area. The proposal, which Gov. Baker unveiled recently at...
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7th Annual Reading of Frederick Douglass’ Speech

July 7, 2017
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7th Annual Reading of Frederick Douglass’ Speech

Photos & Story by Marianne Salza   The New Lynn Coalition and the Parks Department of Lynn, in sponsorship with Mass. Humanities, hosted the 7th Annual Reading of Frederick Douglass’ Speech, on July 3, at High Rock Tower. Families gathered in the park for the Independence Day celebration that included live folk music, and...
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