Archive for October, 2018

Durgin Honored:Capano Delivers Impressive Tribute to His Football Coach

October 26, 2018
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Durgin Honored:Capano Delivers Impressive Tribute to His Football Coach

The speech was terrific. The delivery was superb. Jonathan Capano, a St. Mary’s High School graduate currently in his third year of law school, said he spoke from his heart in his presenter’s speech about his former football coach, Matt Durgin, recipient of the 2018 Commitment to Youth Award at the Boys and Girls...
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Council Approves Borrowing from Bailout Loan

October 26, 2018
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After hearing from a state representative of the Department of revenue, as well as Mayor Thomas McGee and Michael Bertino, City’s Chief Financial Officer, the City Council approved a request from the mayor to borrow $4.5 million from the remainder of the city’s bailout budget. Mayor Thomas McGee said without the money the city...
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Santa Famiglia Lodge Celebrates Italian Heritage Month

October 26, 2018
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Santa Famiglia Sons and Daughters Lodge of Italy in America at Holy Family Church celebrated Italian Heritage Month in October. This Lynn organization embraces its Italian culture and traditions. Santa Famiglia makes charitable donations to such groups as the Doug Flutie Charity, Cooleys Anemia, Alzheimer, and Casa Monte Casino where families have a place...
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Cummings,Guzman Receive Alice O’Neil Scholarships

October 26, 2018
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The seventh annual Alice O’Neil scholarships were presented to Molly Cummings from the American Little league and to Juniel Guzman of the Pine Hill Little League. These young athletes attend St. Mary’s High School and this scholarship will help defray their tuition cost, which is one of the requirements for receiving this financial benefit....
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Subcommittee Hears from Potential Dispensary

October 26, 2018
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The Recreational Cannabis Site Plan Review Committee heard from a potential dispensary owner about opening a recreational marijuana shop at 193-195 Oxford St. at their regular meeting on Tuesday night. The applicant, Lynn Organics LLC doing business as Natural Selections, presently has applied for permission to operate medical dispensaries in Dorchester and Watertown and...
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Academy Award Nominated Danny Aiello Appearing at Lynn Auditorium

October 26, 2018
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EMC co-founder and Revere native Roger Marino and Lynn’s own Joe and Frank Ciota return to the Lynn Auditorium on Sunday, Oct. 28, to present their second collaboration “Stiffs”, a black comedy starring Danny Aiello. Written and directed by the Ciota brothers and produced by Marino the film will be immediately followed by a...
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Are You Ready for Halloween?

October 26, 2018
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Next week, many neighborhoods will become magical places as thousands of children dressed in all types of costumes will descend on the streets in search of candy and treats. Likewise, residents will not only decorate their houses in scary Halloween themes with spiders and ghosts and a few witches thrown in just for luck,...
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Three Reasons to Vote ‘No’ on Question 1

October 26, 2018
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Because I’m a nurse, and I work in a hospital, I’m asked every day how I feel about Question 1.  I’m beyond concerned.  I’m scared—for patients and nurses—and I’m voting “No.”  Question 1 highlights an important topic, but it is a dangerous approach to something as vital as our healthcare. Question 1 is confusing. ...
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Newhall Named Chair of State Basketball Committee

October 26, 2018
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Jeff Newhall has built an incredible resume as one of the state’s most successful girls basketball coaches and the leader of an athletic program that seemingly produces a state champion every year. Newhall, director of athletics at St. Mary’s High School for the past 12 years, is now adding another prestigious title: chair of...
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Gov Baker Attends YMCA Groundbreaking

October 18, 2018
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Gov Baker Attends YMCA Groundbreaking

YMCA officials, Gov. Charlie Baker, Mayor Tom McGee and other dignataries came out Friday to break ground on a new $30 million YMCA facility in downtown Lynn. The planned 70,000 square-foot facility will be built directly in front of the current YMCA on Neptune Boulevard. Slated to open in 2020, the new facility will...
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