Author: Sue Woodcock

Council Approves Two More Pot Shops

The city council approved two more special permits for the opening of recreational marijuana shops. Good Chemistry, which has another shop in Worcester and a cultivation site in Bellingham, would open a Lynn shop at 696 Western Ave., the site…

GAR Hall Re-dedicated

Civil War buffs and supporters of the city’s Grand Army of the Republic Hall at 58 Andrew St. came together Monday night to rededicate the building, which is also on the National Register of Historic Places. “For Civil War buffs…

End of Year Real Estate Prices Are Up

According to figures from the Massachusetts Association of Realtors, Lynn’s year-end median sale prices were up for single-family homes and condominiums. Median single-family sales were up 6.2 percent from $329,559 in 2017 to $350,000 in 1918. In median sales price…

Board Seeks to Ban the Bags

The Board of Health is expected to take up the issue of banning plastic bags at its Feb. 12 meeting at 6:30 p.m. in City Hall. Many neighboring communities and across the Commonwealth have banned plastic bags. In these communities,…