Constantino Will Say Goodbye to Classical on Opening Day of School

August 23, 2018
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Constantino Will Say Goodbye to Classical on Opening Day of School

Gene Constantino will walk in to Lynn Classical High School on the first day of school this year, just as he has done for the past 37 years of his career in the Lynn school system. But this time, he is going in to simply say goodbye to all the students whom he has...
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Greatness Times Two:Paula McGinn to be Inducted in to Endicott College Hall of Fame

August 23, 2018
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Greatness Times Two:Paula McGinn to be Inducted in to Endicott College Hall of Fame

Paula McGinn, one of the greatest high school athletes in Lynn history, is heading to her second Hall of Fame in two years. A Lynn Classical High School Hall of Fame inductee last year, McGinn will make her grand entrance in to the Endicott College Hall of Fame at an induction ceremony on Sept....
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Local Lynn Residents Join Santander and Revolution Players on Pitch at Gillette

August 23, 2018
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Santander Bank and the New England Revolution held the first-ever open to the public soccer clinic at Gillette Stadium on August 17,from 5-7 p.m. Santander offered kids and families a once in a lifetime opportunity to play soccer alongside their favorite Revolution players on the Revolution’s home pitch. The free and open to the...
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NSCC Students Receive 2018 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarships

August 23, 2018
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North Shore Community College students Nephthali Calixte, Lynn, and Ryan Duggan, Saugus, have been selected as 2018 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars and will each receive a $1,000 scholarship. The Leaders of Promise Scholarship, sponsored by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, recognizes 200 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) members with awards totaling $200,000.  Twenty-five of these...
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News Briefs

August 23, 2018
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Lynn Classical class of 1953 reunion The  members  of  Lynn Classical  High  School Class  of  1953  will  conduct   a  65th reunion  on  Saturday , Sept.  8. The  affair  will start  at  12 noon  at  the new  Lynn Classical  High School,  235  O’Callaghan  Way, West Lynn, with an escourted  tour  of the  school.  Alumnae  president, Paul...
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Don’t Gamble the Planet’s Future on Unproven Technology

August 23, 2018
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A group of senators recently introduced a bill that aims to combat climate change by funding research into “negative emission technologies,” which take greenhouse gases out of the atmosphere and store them underground. But these technologies aren’t very effective — and probably never will be. Investing in them would divert resources from proven emission-reduction...
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Summer: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

August 23, 2018
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For those of us who live for the triple-H weather of summer — hazy, hot, and humid — the six-week period we enjoyed from July 4th week through this past Saturday was our proverbial cup of tea. Temperatures in the high 80s to low 90s are what summer is all about, especially if we...
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Special Needs Camp Games

August 16, 2018
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Special Needs Camp Games

Special Needs participant, Charlie, speaking with State Police officers in the Lynn Woods. Thirty-five boys and girls participated in Lynn Special Needs’ first Camp Games on August 8. Lynn, Hamilton, and Massachusetts State Police officers cheered for the athletes as they competed in obstacle courses, races, and soccer events in the Lynn Woods.
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Sunday’s Rainfall Floods Lynn

August 16, 2018
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Sunday’s Rainfall Floods Lynn

Anyone who doubts or denies that climate change is a serious issue that needs to be addressed sooner rather than later needs to look no further than Sunday’s biblical rainfall that dumped a whopping 8 inches of rain in Lynn and flooded streets and homes. These rainfall events that were only supposed to happen...
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What Could Be Bedder? Lynn Children Rest Easy Thanks to a Gift From the Patriots and Bob’s Discount Furniture

August 16, 2018
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The New England Patriots teamed up with Bob’s Discount Furniture and A Bed for Every Child to provides beds for 200 Lynn children at a spectacular event held Monday at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro. Robert Kraft, CEO of the New England Patriots, and Mike Skirvin, president of Bob’s Discount Furniture, were on hand to...
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Lynn Resident Named Chief Development Officer at NBTS

August 16, 2018
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Lynn resident, Lauren Hall, has been named Chief Development Officer at the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS), headquartered in Newton, MA. In this role, Mrs. Hall will direct NBTS’s national fundraising strategy in support of its mission to cure brain tumors. Mrs. Hall brings nearly two decades of experience at some of the world’s...
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Program Continue for Special Needs Students

August 16, 2018
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Over 250 special needs students, ages 3-22, are spending five weeks receiving “direct instruction and related services” based on their individual needs at the Lynn Vocational Tech Institute under the direction of Leanne Palmer, Program Specialist in the Special Education Department. Students in grades 3-5 spend part of their day reading and exploring books...
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GLSS Wellness Festival Set for Sept 6

August 16, 2018
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Wellness Pathways at Greater Lynn Senior Services (GLSS) is hosting its second annual Wellness Festival, “Building Bridges to Healthier Communities,” at the Lynn Museum on Thursday, September 6, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  The event is free, open to the public, and being held in partnership with Lynn Museum/Lynn Arts and the...
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Greater Lynn Senior Services Receives $2,500 from Meals on Wheels:America to Support Clients and Their Pets

August 16, 2018
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Greater Lynn Senior Services is proud to announce that it has received a $2,500 grant from Meals on Wheels America to support its client pet support program. Funding will be used to provide food for the pets of area clients, which can often be a financial and physical challenge for clients to do so...
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Lynn English High School-Class of 2022 Freshmen Orientation

August 16, 2018
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The annual LEHS Freshmen Orientation will be held at the school on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, from 7:45 a.m.-noon. All incoming freshmen are highly encouraged to attend and to reply early as space fills up quickly. Reply to Mrs. Mancaniello, Vice Principal, at 781-477-7366 EXT 3526 or by email to [email protected]  If leaving a...
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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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