Basketball Officiating Course

September 27, 2018
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Board 130 of the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials (IAABO) will be offering a course for anyone interested in becoming a certified basketball official. Classes will be held at North Andover High School beginning October 1. Classes will run from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on the following days: Oct. 1-3-9-10-15-17-22-24-29-30. The class will be taught...
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One Mighty Mill is Just That

September 27, 2018
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There is nothing like a fresh-made bagel and there is nothing like one made from freshly milled wheat grown in Maine. Owners John Olinto of Boston and Tony Rosenfeld, the head baker, of Marblehead were co-founders of B.Good and left a year ago to bridge the gap in the farm-to-table story. They started going...
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Welch Florist Buys Tony the Florist

September 20, 2018
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Welch Florist Buys Tony the Florist

Welch Florist has bought Tony the Florist on Western Avenue, creating a merger at the popular store located at 121 Essex Street, Lynn. Keith Saunders, owner of Welch Florist, has been inviting current and past Tony the Florist’s customers to visit his store. Welch Florist is in its 71st year of operation while Tony...
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Dugan Steps Down as Wyoma LL President

September 20, 2018
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Dugan Steps Down as Wyoma LL President

Wyoma Little League President Eric Dugan is stepping down after a highly successful two-year reign over the city’s largest youth baseball and softball organization. Dugan, who served six years on the Wyoma board, received much praise from managers, coaches, and parents at the league’s awards banquet Tuesday night at Prince Restaurant, Saugus. “My son,...
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Family Excellence:Former Tech Star Limbert Thomas Attends His Brother Leny’s Store Grand Opening

September 20, 2018
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Yes, Limbert Thomas III, your father, Limbert Thomas II, is one of the greatest athletes in Lynn Tech history. We were there when he helped Tech win a state basketball championship in 2002 on a special team coached by Marvin Avery. Limbert II, 34, was also an excellent quarterback for coach Gary Sverker’s Tech...
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A Possible Harbinger

September 20, 2018
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The aftermath of Hurricane Florence on the Carolinas is another wakeup call for our communities.  Even though many preparations were made by local officials, there was still the loss of life and millions of dollars in damage. While the wind was not as severe as originally forecasted, having been downgraded from a category four...
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Getting to the Heart of America’s Diabetes Crisis

September 20, 2018
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About 30 million Americans have diabetes, and an estimated 1.5 million more are diagnosed each year. More than 25 percent of seniors have diabetes, and minority populations are at the greatest risk of developing this disease. African Americans, for instance, have a 77 percent higher risk of developing diabetes compared to White Americans. Hispanic...
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A Special Bond:Dads and Daughters Gala Was a Tremendous Success

September 14, 2018
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A Special Bond:Dads and Daughters Gala Was a Tremendous Success

The inaugural Dads and Daughters Gala was so much fun and so well-orchestrated that the organizing committee might be wondering “What can we do for an encore?” But Ronnette Wongus, secretary-treasurer of the Dads and Daughters Gala, and the other members of the committee can still bask in the success of this year’s event...
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Recreational,Medicinal Marijuana Shop Headed for the Lynnway

September 14, 2018
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The Lynn City Council voted Tuesday night to allow Mass Patient Foundation Inc. to open up both a medicinal and recreational marijuana shop 487-491 Lynnway. The area along the city’s waterfront was previously selected and rezoned by the Council as an overlay district that allows for medical marijuana dispensary use, as well as recreational...
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Governor Baker Proposes Reforms to Protect Public from Dangerous Individuals

September 14, 2018
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Governor Charlie Baker today filed legislation that will provide law enforcement and prosecutors with additional tools to prosecute people who repeatedly break the law. The reforms put forth in today’s legislation include expanding the list of offenses that can provide grounds for a dangerousness hearing and closing certain loopholes at the start and end...
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New Venue Decided for Annual World Music Festival:Event Set for Saturday at High Rock Park

September 14, 2018
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The committee organizing this weekend’s 10 annual World Music Festival in Lynn is bringing it to a new venue Event founder David Gass said the event, set for this Saturday, Sept. 15, from 1 to 7 p.m., is being dedicated to Aretha Franklin and the Hutchinson Family Singers, who were “voices of the civil...
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Massachusetts Needs Gov Charlie Baker

September 14, 2018
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With the state primary election now concluded, the ballot for the state election in November has been set, providing voters with the opportunity to see how the candidates match up for the various offices. Many of these contests feature either newcomers to the political scene or candidates for higher office who have not been...
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2018 Lynn Soccer Tournament

September 14, 2018
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An exciting finish as both girls’ teams played hard throughout the game. With only four minutes remaining in the game, St. Mary’s Midfield Susannah Cornell, drilled a shot outside the goal area to score the only goal in the game. St. Mary’s defeated Lynn Classical 1-0. Susannah Cornell earned the MVP award for her...
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Capano Wins Election as State Representative

September 10, 2018
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Capano Wins Election as State Representative

Peter Capano walked into the Brickyard Tuesday night and thrust his arms triumphantly in the air as the first of several “Peter, Peter, Peter” chants were shouted in unison by his many jubilant supporters. The 60-year-old Lynn city councillor won election to the Eleventh Essex District state representative seat Tuesday, defeating Lynn Museum Director...
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Crighton, Cahill Welcome Capano to Lynn Delegation

September 10, 2018
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Crighton, Cahill Welcome Capano to Lynn Delegation

State Rep. Brendan Crighton and State Rep. Daniel Cahill had dual reasons to celebrate Tuesday night. The two former city councilors were both victorious in their own re-election bids in unopposed fashion and Peter Capano, their former colleague on the City Council, would be reuniting with them as a member of Lynn’s delegation on...
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Global Leaders Dither While Disease Races to Latin America

September 10, 2018
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You’re nearly twice as likely to die from colon cancer living in a Latin American country than you are living in the United States. Global health leaders are trying to fix this disparity. But unfortunately, they’ve misdiagnosed the problem. Some blame intellectual property protections for pharmaceuticals. They argue that allowing companies to patent new...
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Hot, Hot, Hot

September 10, 2018
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News reports about the hot weather and all of the records for high and highest-low temperatures that have been set this month in our region have become so commonplace that it is all-too-easy to read the headlines and move on to other news. But the reality is this: Global warming and the attendant climate...
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Runner Hopes to Build Off of Tech’s Banner Season

September 4, 2018
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Runner Hopes to Build Off of Tech’s Banner Season

The Lynn Tech football program is coming off one of its most successful seasons in school history. The Tigers had a sterling 12-1 record, won the Commonwealth Athletic Conference Small title, and claimed the State Vocational Super Bowl championship. They were one play away from a berth in the state semifinals. But head coach...
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State Representative Contest Highlights Tuesday’s Election

September 4, 2018
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The race for state representative in the Eleventh Essex District is the main event in the election in Lynn on Tuesday, Sept. 4. Three well-known candidates, Ward 6 Councilor Peter Capano, Councilor-at-Large Hong Net, and Lynn Museum Director Drew Russo are vying in the Democratic primary for the seat that was held by State...
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Community Discussions for Union Hospital Property Begin

September 4, 2018
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In April the Lynn City Council voted in favor of changing zoning to establish a Medical Village Overlay District on all of the land lying between and bounded by Lynnfield St., Dartmouth St., Anchor Road and Woodland North. The vote paved the for North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) to close the 20-acre Union Hospital...
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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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