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Watch the Boston Harbor Fireworks on Nantucket Lightship

September 4, 2018
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Reserve your spot for a fundraiser at the Boston Harbor Shipyard and Marina on Thursday, Aug. 30, from 6 to 10 p.m. to watch the Boston Harbor fireworks. The fundraiser will take place on the Nantucket Lightship/LV-112; the ship’s berth has one of the best views of Boston’s vibrant city skyline from the East...
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Immigrants Gain Skills and New Jobs

September 4, 2018
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A very important educational program in the City of Lynn, and other cities within the Commonwealth that have an increasing immigrant population, provides assistance to develop educational skills for employment. Since the Massachusetts economy is growing, employers are looking for more people to hire. As CEO of Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) Jerry Rubin said,...
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Jonathan Ring Announces His Candidacy for Register of Deeds

September 4, 2018
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What is the importance of our Registry of Deeds office in the Essex County Southern District? What is the Registry of Deeds? What does it do? These are questions I am asked often by many of the voters I’ve spoken with in the district. The Registry serves an important function in our society. Our...
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How to Preserve the Miracle of Life for More American Families

September 4, 2018
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Few occasions are more joyous than the birth of a child. But for scores of families, the arrival of a newborn can also augur heartbreak. Each day, nearly 100 U.S. babies are born with congenital heart defects. Many will not make it to their first birthday. Fortunately, several breakthrough technologies have emerged in recent...
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Senator John McCain

September 4, 2018
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In an era when cynicism and a lack of faith in our political leaders and institutions is at an all-time high — the roots of which can be traced back to the 1960s and the subsequent Watergate scandal — Senator John McCain truly stood out as a man whose essential belief in the values...
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Get Out and Vote

September 4, 2018
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This Tuesday, the day after Labor Day, is primary election day across the state for both national and state offices. Although primary elections in Massachusetts generally are of little or no consequence because of the overwhelming Democratic voting enrollment and because most Democrats run unopposed, this year’s primary election is different. Thanks to the...
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Back to School: Beware of the JUUL

September 2, 2018
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If last year’s fidget spinners were all fun and games, this year, the national attraction is rather different: JUUL, an e-cigarette device that has become so synonymous with vaping and accepted by the masses, that the term “juul-ing” has been coined. Unlike the past forms of bulky e-cigarettes, JUUL proposes a completely different design:...
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Nicole Zervas Dance Academy Celebrates 30 Years

September 2, 2018
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Nicole Zervas Dance Academy (NZDA) is celebrating its 30th anniversary, a milestone that owner and director, Nicole Paolo, is proud of. After 30 years, what brings Miss Nicole (as she is affectionately known) the most happiness is building the confidence of her students. Developing their strengths, communication and time management skills are all essential...
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School Resource Officers are Protectors, Not the Enemy

September 2, 2018
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In 2015 a viral video of South Carolina school resource officer (SRO) Ben Fields’ slamming a student across the classroom caused a public outrage. During the same year in Lynn, an SRO arrested a student with special needs. “While the was a support person for the student, the district should realize...
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It’s Time to Update Your Child’s Health Information

September 2, 2018
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Book bags are replacing beach totes as it quickly becomes time for students to go back to school. Organizing your child’s health information, keeping current with doctor’s appointments and planning for emergency scenarios should be part of every parent’s seasonal routine, the nation’s emergency doctors say. “We all know about reading, writing and arithmetic....
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