Archive for December, 2018

26th Annual Paul Duchane Girls Varsity High School Basketball Jamobree

December 7, 2018
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26th Annual Paul Duchane Girls Basketball Girls Varsity High School Basketball Jamboree is scheduled for Saturday, December 8th at Lynn Classical High School.   The schedule is as follows: 2:00 PM Malden vs. Marblehead 2:40 PM Medford vs. Triton 3:20 PM Somerville vs. Hamilton-Wenham 4:00 PM Revere vs. Bishop Fenwick 4:40 PM Swampscott vs. Melrose 5:20...
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Holiday Tree Lighting

December 6, 2018
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Holiday Tree Lighting

Mayor Tom McGee (center) welcomed Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus to Lynn Common Tuesday evening for the lighting of a holiday tree.
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The Greening of Lynn

December 6, 2018
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The Greening of Lynn

Now that the officials of Commonwealth of Massachusetts have welcomed the business of medical marijuana, a new store has opened in Lynn. In the coming months, several more recreational marijuana shops are planned to open in Lynn. Just two weeks ago Apotcha, a medical marijuana facility opened at 491 Lynnway. Apotcha owner Joseph Lekach,...
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Frederick Douglass 200th Birthday Celebration Hailed as a Success in Lynn

December 6, 2018
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Wendy Joseph and Julia Greene co-chaired a wrap-up meeting of the Lynn Frederick Douglass 200 Celebration Committee who looked back on the city’s yearlong observance of the abolitionist, statesman, and orator’s 200th birthday. Douglass lived in Lynn in from 1841 to 1848, most notably at Harrison Court. Former Daily Item and Salem News reporter...
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Blackstone Tech Defense Stops St Mary’s in Division 7 Super Bowl

December 6, 2018
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The St. Mary’s High School football team had averaged 35 points per game in the state playoffs while defeating Georgetown, Greater Lawrence, Nashoba Tech, and Cohasset. Meanwhile, a 22-11 win over Cohasset in the Division 7 semifinals represented one of the program’s greatest-ever defensive performances, an effort that totally frustrated the explosive Skippers. But...
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‘Matter of Taste’ Wine Tasting, Charity Auction a Success

December 6, 2018
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All Care VNA & Hospice hosted its annual “Matter of Taste” wine tasting and charity auction at Danversport on Thursday, Nov. 8, raising just under $90,000 for its hospice programs and services. Guests enjoyed a varied selection of wine, beer and rum for tasting, savory appetizers, and a sumptuous buffet as they browsed a...
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Nahant Police Departments Receive Grant to Increase Safety at Johnson School

December 6, 2018
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State Sen. Brendan Crighton’s office announces a recent grant awarded to the Police Department of the Town of Nahant in the amount of $19,825 for surveillance and access control system for the Johnson Elementary School. “Our police officers put their lives on the line every day to keep our communities, including our schools, safe,”...
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Camp Fire North Shore Awards Night:Light the Fire Within

December 6, 2018
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Camp Fire North Shore held their annual award night at the Lynn Museum along with a silent art auction to benefit programs for the youth of today and their families. The organization serves surrounding communities and is a leader of many initiatives providing opportunities to the participants by “Lighting the Fire Within,” which is...
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Martin Richard Foundation Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

December 6, 2018
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The Martin Richard Foundation is calling on young people ages 5-22 to submit their ideas for bringing their communities together in service with projects that promote peace, justice and kindness. Through the Foundation’s Bridge Builder Program, up to 30 applicants will be selected to receive $500 grants to turn their idea into reality. Applications...
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Narcotics and Firearm Seized During Motor Vehicle Stop in Lynn

December 6, 2018
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Massachusetts State Police, with assistance from Lynn and Boston Police, recovered an illegally possessed firearm after a motor vehicle stop in Lynn on Thursday, Nov. 29. During the early morning hours, Trooper Joseph Lamusta, assigned to the State Police Barracks in Revere, heard a BOLO (Be On the LookOut) alert from Boston Police for...
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