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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Undisputed Champion:Lynn’s Boudreau Wins State Candlepin Bowling Title

July 28, 2018
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Undisputed Champion:Lynn’s Boudreau Wins State Candlepin Bowling Title

If there were still a “Candlepin Bowling” TV show each Saturday on Channel 5, Lynn’s Jonathan Boudreau would be a household name by now. Boudreau, 23, added to his list of accomplishments in the sport by taking home the Massachusetts state singles championship at Boston Bowl in Dorchester. Boudreau bested a field of 50...
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Time is Ticking for Silsbee Street Project

July 28, 2018
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It’s been two years and the dilapidated building at 50 Silsbee St. in Lynn looks the same as it did when the Lynn City Council voted in favor of the project to rehab the space into a mixed use development back in June 2016. Despite obvious frustration from Lynn City Councilors over the lack...
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Shark Week is Back

July 28, 2018
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Ocean animals don’t always draw national attention, but once every year, they become a media sensation. That time of the year is back. First aired on July 17, 1988, Shark Week returned to Discovery Channel this week to celebrate its 30-year anniversary. The 10-show lineup launched with a bang on Sunday, starring the week’s...
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MCU Awards Scholarships to Local High School Students

July 28, 2018
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Metro Credit Union recently awarded $16,000 in scholarships to college-bound high school seniors. Metro’s Scholarship Program encourages high school seniors who are members of Metro Credit Union, or who have a parent or guardian who is a member, to apply for the chance to receive $1,000 towards tuition. Thirteen scholarships were awarded to graduating...
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Bill to Fund Municipal Police Training on Governor’s Desk

July 28, 2018
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The House of Representatives and Senate have finalized legislation creating a new dedicated revenue stream to pay for municipal police training in Massachusetts.  The bill is now on Governor Charlie Baker’s desk awaiting his signature. House Bill 4516 authorizes a new $2 surcharge on car rentals to support the Municipal Police Training Fund, which...
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Church Needs to Take Swift Action on Sexual Abuse

July 28, 2018
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For the past several days, articles in the national media have reported accusations of Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s sexual improprieties with several adults and his criminal violations of the sexual abuse of minors.  These alleged actions, when committed by any person, are morally unacceptable and incompatible with the role of a priest, bishop or cardinal. I...
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The News About the Environment is All Bad

July 28, 2018
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For anyone who is concerned about the environment (and that should be all of us), the news recently has been all bad. Here’s a sampling: A heat wave in Japan sent 10,000 people to the hospital, 30 of whom died; Denver set a record-high temperature in June of 105; and temperatures in Siberia and...
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Obituaries 07-24-2018

July 28, 2018
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Ruth Gray Will be truly missed Ruth M. (Hamilton) (Willliams) Gray of  Manchester, N.H., formerly of Jamaica Plain,  passed away suddenly on July 18. She was the wife of Vernon Gray and the daughter of Walter and Mary (Lawlor) Hamilton.  Ruth leaves her daughter, Lisa Phipps and her husband, Richard of Lynn, George Williams...
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Golden Fleece Lodge of Masons in Lynn

July 21, 2018
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Golden Fleece Lodge of Masons in Lynn

Worshipful Small collected over 500 pounds of pull-tabs, along with other members, from churches, campgrounds, libraries and the general public. Proceeds from the weight of the tabs, fund the transportation of burned children and their families worldwide, to the Shriners Burn Hospital in Boston for free medical care. Families served just in this past...
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