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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‘Dean Lives’ is a Must-See:Drew Anthony Set to Take the Stage in Lynn

October 18, 2018
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Drew Anthony is an accomplished musician, singer, and entertainer – who is also considered the best Dean Martin impersonator in the world. “I kind of consider myself just a guy that’s an actor and a singer who’s playing the part of Dean Martin, like it was a play,” said Anthony. Anthony, who looks just...
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EngelbertHumperdink Dazzles His Fans at the Lynn Auditorium

October 18, 2018
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EngelbertHumperdink, one of true legends in the music industry, brought a taste of Las Vegas to the Lynn Auditorium Sunday night in a spectacular 90-minute show. From the moment he walked on the stage in a dark, blue suit and bright red shirt, to the end of his performance when he exchanged warm handshakes...
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EBSB Celebrates the Opening 36th Branch in Brigham Circle

October 18, 2018
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East Boston Savings Bank (EBSB) announced the opening of their newest branch location at 1614 Tremont Street, Boston. The Brigham Circle office will be the 36th branch added to the list of East Boston Savings Bank locations. “East Boston Savings Bank has had a Boston presence since 1848. We are very excited to be...
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It Takes a Community to Combat Trash

October 18, 2018
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Councilor Brian Field knows it’s going to take a lot of cooperation to get folks to start cleaning up in front of their homes and businesses. Last week the City Council’s Lynn Trash/Litter Subcommittee met for continuing discussion on how to combat trash around the city. They are potentially going to have student representatives...
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Don’t Forget to Sign Up for Medicare Drug Coverage This Fall

October 18, 2018
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Fall has arrived, which means it’s time for flannels, football, and finding the perfect health insurance plan. That’s right — nestled amidst all the seasonal festivities is Medicare’s open enrollment season, which kicked off October 15. Seniors will have until December 7 to select their Medicare plans for the coming year. Seniors have a...
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Study the Three Ballot Questions

October 18, 2018
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There are three questions on the ballot for the upcoming state election on Tuesday, November 6. The three are about as unrelated and disparate as one could imagine. The first question asks voters to adopt a proposed new law that would require minimum staffing by nurses in every hospital in the state. We have...
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Champions for NSCC Recognition Breakfast

October 13, 2018
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Champions for NSCC Recognition Breakfast

North Shore Community College held its second Annual Champions for NSCC Recognition Breakfast. Three community leaders received Champions Awards at the breakfast. From left, are NSCC Foundation President Stephen Vesey, Mary Sarris, executive director of the North Shore Workforce Investment Board, recipient of the Champions Award for Community Impact, Caleb Loring III, recipient of...
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Council Backs Ordinance to Clean Up Properties

October 13, 2018
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In an effort to clean up some properties the City Council voted to amend an ordinance regulating the maintenance of abandoned, foreclosed residential and commercial properties. The ordinance acknowledges the number of foreclosed homes with banks and large real estate conglomerates having no connection to the community and the property they own. During this...
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Councillors to Consider More Borrowing

October 13, 2018
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At their upcoming Oct. 23 meeting, the city council will consider a request from the city’s Chief Financial Officer Michael Bertino and the Mayor Thomas McGee to borrow $4.5 million. During fiscal year 2018, which ended June 30, the city had to borrow $9.5 million to balance the budget. During the summer it was...
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City Council Approves Space for MWRA

October 13, 2018
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The Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) is preparing to replace a large, inactive pipe under the General Edwards Bridge and the Lynn City Council has agreed to rent the MWRA some land near the site and adjacent to the Lynn Mart.. Tuesday night the council agreed to a monthly rent of $1,562.81 per month...
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Our Veterans:Transfer-Mation New Life for the Lynn Armory

October 13, 2018
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T he Lynn Armory was transfered to the Neighborhood Development Association during a special ceremony inside the Lynn Housing Authority and Neighborhood Development Community Room. Director of Veteran Services Michael Sweeney called the event “a fitting tribute to the service and sacrifice, not only of those who served their duty inside the Lynn Armory,...
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Planning, Preparation and Presentation Lynn Tech Students Learn about the Restaurant Business at the Tigers Den

October 13, 2018
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The Tigers Den, the restaurant that Culinary Arts Director Joseph Skeadas and Lynn Tech students have annually made one of the hidden treasures for lunch in Lynn, is officially open for the new school year. The Tigers Den (there is no apostrophe ‘s’ used in the name) is operated by students in the Tech...
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Letter to the Editor

October 13, 2018
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VOTE YES ON QUESTION 3 Dear Editor Massachusetts has always been a leader in the nation. The United States looks to our state as a model for progressivism, especially when it comes to civil rights. We were, after all, the first state to acknowledge and legalize the right for same sex couples to marry....
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Massachusetts Must Move Forward on Our Own

October 13, 2018
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With the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, coming on the heels of the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch, it is clear that the America as we have known it for the past 70 years, a time in which the United States attained and maintained its supremacy in the world and achieved...
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The Greatest Gull of All:McGinn Inducted in to Endicott Hall of Fame

October 5, 2018
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The Greatest Gull of All:McGinn Inducted in to Endicott Hall of Fame

Paula McGinn was the last of four Endicott College athletes to be inducted at the school’s Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Sept. 23 in the MacDonald Gymnasium. Director of Athletics Brian Wylie told the large crowd of students, alumni, and parents in attendance, “We’ve saved the best for last.” McGinn, a 2008 graduate,...
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Robyn Mazin, a St Mary’s Success Story

October 5, 2018
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Robyn Mazin, a St Mary’s Success Story

Valedictorian Class of 1997, National Honor Society member, first female basketball player at St. Mary’s to score 1000 points, softball player, soccer player, voted Most Athletic and Most Likely to Succeed – all is who Robyn Mazin was in high school.  Robyn, daughter of Al and Diane Mazin of Chelsea, is now a wife...
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Matt Willis Named as Head Coach of The Revere Girls Varsity Basketball Team

October 5, 2018
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Revere High School Athletic Director Frank Shea has announced that Matt Willis has been named as the new head coach of the Revere girls varsity basketball team. Willis was most recently the head coach at Amesbury High School. Willis succeeds Lianne O’Hara at the helm of the Lady Patriots’ program. O’Hara led the program...
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Metro Credit Union Hosts Hispanic Heritage Gala

October 5, 2018
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Metro Credit Union hosted the inaugural North Shore Hispanic Heritage Celebration on September 24, at the Hawthorne Hotel in Salem, Massachusetts. The Heritage Gala, which paid tribute to Latino community leaders and partners, featured Keynote Speaker Congressman Seth Moulton and entertainment by Conjuelos’ Production. In addition to honoring local community leaders, the event was...
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Letters to the Editor

October 5, 2018
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David Colpitts Candidate for Register of Deeds stands for UNITY FOR THE COMMUNITY Dear Editor, Growing up on the North Shore and being the son of two parents involved in real estate, I was exposed to the Registry of Deeds at a very young age.  So began my passion for the storage and preservation...
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Camrons Cure Foundation Fundraiser Set for Sept. 28 at Knights of Columbus

September 27, 2018
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Camrons Cure Foundation Fundraiser Set for Sept. 28 at Knights of Columbus

The Camrons Cure Foundation will hold a fundraiser on Sept. 28, from 7 to 11 p.m., at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Lynnfield Street. The Foundation is named in honor of Camron Lawrence, son of Michael Lawrence and Jessica Gerado of Lynn. Camron has been diagnosed with Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy which causes...
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Donna Bartnicki Gave It Her All for West Lynn Little League:Popular President Steps Down

September 27, 2018
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West Lynn Little League parents, coaches, and players hoped all season that Donna Bartnicki would reconsider the announcement she had made on opening day that she would be stepping down as president of the organization. Bartnicki guided the league through another successful season in what was her third year as president and tenth year...
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North Shore Leaders to Be Honored at NSCC Champions Event Oct 4

September 27, 2018
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Three esteemed North Shore leaders will be honored as Champions of higher education and career pathways for North Shore residents at North Shore Community College’s second annual Champions Breakfast on Oct. 4, from 7:30 – 9 a.m. at the Boston Marriott Peabody. The prestigious Champions Award is presented annually by the NSCC Foundation, celebrating...
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