Healthcare for All

August 16, 2018
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There are many opinions on the types of healthcare Americans should have access to. Republicans in Congress believe we’re all on our own. I believe we’re all in this together. And I firmly believe that healthcare is a right, not a privilege. That’s why I support single-payer healthcare: we need Medicare for all, and...
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Dementia-Reporting Bill Will Help Us All

August 16, 2018
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Gov. Charlie Baker signed into law a landmark bill this past week that has been hailed as a first-in-the-nation effort to require that medical professionals undergo training in the diagnosis, treatment, and care of patients with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. The legislation also requires physicians who have diagnosed Alzheimer’s in a patient...
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Lynn Babe Ruth 16-18 All-Stars Return Home with Disappointment

August 16, 2018
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After a week in Jamestown, N.Y., the Lynn Babe Ruth 16-18-year-old All-Stars finally returned home. Close games and a 1-3 record in pool play left a lot to be desired, but a World Series appearance for such a young team is already creating an expectation for the future. “Our kids really showed out there...
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Lynn Police Officers Receive Promotions

August 10, 2018
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Lynn Police Officers Receive Promotions

Three Lynn Police Officers earned promotions to the rank of Sergeant, Lieutenant, and Captain at a swearing in ceremony in the City Hall Council Chamber. Each officer worked very diligently to achieve these career advancements. Mayor Thomas McGee expressed how proud to have one of the best police departments in the state. Chief Michael...
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Heading for Home

August 10, 2018
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Heading for Home

BABE RUTH WORLD SERIES: Colin Reddy of the Lynn Babe Ruth 16-18 All-Star team races to third base in a game against the host Jamestown(N.Y.) team during the local squad’s 8-3 victory in the Babe Ruth World Series. Lynn, the New England Regionals champion, finished round-robin play in the World Series with a 1-3...
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LCHS Orientation Set for Aug 29

August 10, 2018
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Lynn Classical High School will hold its Freshman Orientation on Wednesday, Aug. 29, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. There will be a tour of the school and incoming students will meet administrators, coaches, and the upperclassmen.
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Lynn City Council Confirms New CFO Michael Bertino

August 10, 2018
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At Tuesday’s night’s Lynn City Council meeting the Council voted unanimously to confirm Michael Bertino as the city’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Bertino’s contract will begin on Sept. 10 and expire in 2023. His salary has been set at $160,000. Bertino, a Winthrop resident, has served as Somerville’s treasurer since 2016. “I want...
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Colclough, Morris Inducted into Alpha Omega Psi at SSU

August 10, 2018
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Stephanie Colclough and Brendan Morris, of Lynn, were recently inducted by the first year experience office at Salem State University into Alpha Omega Psi, an honor society for students who demonstrate strong academic performance and engagement at the university. A total of 29 students were inducted and invited to participate in the university’s Emerging...
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August Activities Scheduled at Local DCR Beaches and Parks

August 10, 2018
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Celebrate DCR’s 125th birthday by exploring your state park system during the month of August. There are some wonderful programs happening statewide – below are few highlights!  For more information check out the DCR event and program calendar (https://www.mass.gov/service-details/upcoming-programs-and-events)! The following local parks are holding events. Revere Beach Reservation Shorebird Surprises-         Afternoons Aug. 21 ...
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Lynn GOP to Hold Picnic

August 10, 2018
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The Lynn Republican City Committee will hold it’s annual Picnic and Auction on Saturday, Aug. 18 at the home of Rick and Fran Wood at 52 Pendexter St in their backyard on Sluice Pond from 1 to 5 p.m. with the speaking portion starting around 3 p.m.. Candidates for U.S. Senate, Congress, Attorney General,...
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Want Better Business? Invest in Public Transit

August 10, 2018
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Earlier this year, an Amazon executive called officials in Detroit to explain why the city had fallen out of contention for the retail giant’s new headquarters. The main reason? The lack of investment in Detroit’s regional public transit. The city doesn’t have enough downtown workers to fill all the jobs the headquarters would create....
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Navigators Wrap Up Season: Frelick Named League’s Top Prospect

August 10, 2018
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The North Shore Navigators were officially eliminated from the playoff race after their road loss against the Brockton Rox on Saturday, but their season finished with several reasons to cheer. Hosting the Nashua Silver Knights, the Navs beat the Silver Knights, 2-1, at Fraser Field on Sunday. “I thought the game was great,” Navs...
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Lynn Classical Principal Gene Constantino Retires

August 10, 2018
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Gene Constantino has retired as principal at Lynn Classical High School and has accepted an assistant principal’s position at St. Mary’s High School, Lynn. Constantino has been an educator and administrator in the Lynn school system for 42 years. He worked at Lynn Classical High School for the last 37 years.
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Lynn Babe Ruth Team Leaves for the World Series

August 2, 2018
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Lynn Babe Ruth Team Leaves for the World Series

The Lynn Babe Ruth players and coaches boarded a bus today for a nine-hour ride to Jamestown, N.Y., seeking to do something that no local team has done in 35 years: win a world championship. The Lynn contingent, led by coaches Al Donovan and Leon Elwell, tuned up for the Babe Ruth World Series...
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Freddie Hogan Returns to His Alma Mater:Accepts Position on Classical Football Coaching Staff

August 2, 2018
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Freddie Hogan Returns to His Alma Mater:Accepts Position on Classical Football Coaching Staff

After 30 years on the Lynn sports scene including a season in which he led Lynn English girls basketball team to a 25-0 record and a trip to the Boston Garden, Fred Hogan is returning to Lynn Classical High School. Hogan, a Classical graduate, has accepted a position on head coach Brian Vaughan’s football...
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Another Family Affair for the Elwells

August 2, 2018
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Zach Elwell played his first baseball game in the Wyoma Little League T-Ball Division. Now 17 years old and a two-sport athlete at Swampscott High School, he’s still enjoying baseball under the watchful eye of a familiar coach: his father, Leon Elwell. Zach is a member of the 2018 Lynn Babe Ruth 16-18-year-old team...
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New Restaurant, Revolution Pie and Pint, to Open in August

August 2, 2018
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Jamie Figueroa, General Manager, and Jim Hodgdon, Director of Operations, are very excited to open their new restaurant, Revolution Pie + Pint located at 23 Central Avenue in Lynn, in early August.  They believe that this will be a “centerpiece for the local community” with craft beer and good food.  Because Lynn is a...
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Parks and Recreation Hoop League is Soaring in the Summer in Lynn

August 2, 2018
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If West Alabama’s Jarell Byrd, Toledo’s Corey Bingham, and Oklahoma City Thunder’s Antonio Anderson are in the house, you know there’s some serious basketball being played. While they were referees and spectators on this 75-degree night of outdoor basketball at the Breed courts, it was still great to see Lynn’s Big Three on hand...
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Capano Discusses the Widely Opposed Northeastern University Expansion

August 2, 2018
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On Thursday, July 26, State Representative candidates for the 11th Essex District of Lynn and Nahant gathered at the Keep Nahant Wild Candidate Forum to discuss the widely opposed Northeastern University expansion in Nahant, a project many in the community strongly oppose. Residents argue the town is too small to sustain the expansion, which would...
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Eastern Bank Corporation Announces New Trustees and Corporators to its Board

August 2, 2018
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Following its 2018 Annual Meeting, Eastern Bank, America’s oldest and largest mutual bank, is pleased to announce the election of six business and community leaders to its governing body. The newly elected Trustees are: – Steven Joncas, Principal, Joncas Associates, – Michele “Mitzi” Lawlor, President and CEO, The D’Alelio Management Company, and – Rebecca A....
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National Grid Open to Negotiations

August 2, 2018
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At National Grid, we’re industry leaders in the clean energy transition. We take seriously our responsibility to help solve major energy challenges, while meeting our customers’ evolving expectations and ensuring that the cost of our service is sustainable for years to come.  Our effort to keep costs reasonable for our customers has led to...
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Hands-Free Driving Law Needed

August 2, 2018
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Public safety advocates have been disappointed this week that the legislature has failed to adopt a bill in this legislative session that would ban the use of mobile electronic devices while operating a motor vehicle unless the devices are used in hands-free mode. Distracted driving is a huge and ever-growing problem, surpassing drunk driving...
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Sports 07-31-2018

August 2, 2018
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Lynn has two star quarterbacks Matt Severance preps for a big senior season at Lynn English   Matt Severance is already a bona fide high school football star quarterback. The 5-foot-9-inch, 185-pound Lynn English senior is coming off a magnificent season in which he led the Bulldogs to a 10-1 record and a berth...
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Local Players Attend Chris Warren’s Diamonds In The Rough Softball Camp

July 28, 2018
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Local Players Attend Chris Warren’s Diamonds In The Rough Softball Camp

Chris Warren is the vice principal at Lynn Classical High School and was once a Super Bowl quarterback for the undefeated 1990 Lynn English High School football team. But he was also the head coach of the Lynn Classical softball teams that ruled the Northeastern Conference  and started a winning tradition that continues today...
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