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Coakley, Baker Win Primaries Here: Lynn Primary Voters Follow The State in Nearly All Races

September 10, 2014
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Just over 17-percent of Lynn’s 49,000 registered voters turned out to vote in Tuesday’s Primary Election here, but that low voter turnout was in line with state voter turnouts and despite the low numbers, the winners will still appear on General Election ballots in November. Lynn’s predominantly Democratic voters, those who did show up,...

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Congratulations to Newly Elected State Representative Brendan Crighton

September 10, 2014
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Congratulations to Lynn Councilor-at-Large Brendan Crighton on his election as state representative in the district that encompasses West Lynn and the town of Nahant. Crighton truly earned this victory as he defeated  School Committee member Charlie Gallo, known as a tenacious campaigner who spoke...

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Crighton Wins State Representative Race

September 10, 2014
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Crighton Wins State Representative Race

Showing strength at the polls throughout the 11th Essex District, Councilor-at-Large Brendan Crighton won  election to the state representative seat Tuesday. Crighton received 2,370 votes to top the three-candidate field. School Committee member Charlie Gallo finished second with 1,395 votes. Aikaterini Panagiotakis Koudanis received...

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Developer: “Market Basket Is Committed to Lynn” But Company Must Stabilize Itself First

September 5, 2014
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Charles Patsios, the Swampscott developer who purchased former Factory of the Future site on Federal Street in Lynn in 2013, with the goal of developing the city’s first Market...

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Primary Day Primer: Lynn Voters Head to the Polls Tuesday

September 5, 2014
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Despite contested races on the Democratic ticket for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer, Attorney General, a U.S. Congressional seat and the State Representative seat for Lynn’s 11th Essex district, next...

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Get Out and Vote Tuesday

September 5, 2014
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The campaigns are winding down and Lynn voters will have their say on Primary Election Day on Tuesday, Sept. 9. Two races have captured the attention of the Lynn...

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Obituaries 09-04-2014

September 5, 2014
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Richard Baetzel Past State and Post Commander PLAV and Veteran of the Year 1990; Retired Gas Contractor Foreman  Richard E. Baetzel of Lynn died suddenly at Salem Hospital on...

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Ridley Begins Year as Interim Principal At Thurgood Marshall Middle School

September 5, 2014
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Ridley Begins Year as Interim Principal At Thurgood Marshall Middle School

Jim Ridley was “taken by surprise but honored” when Supt. of Schools Dr. Catherine Latham asked him if he would be interested in becoming the interim principal of the...

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Everett, GBL Continue to Seek Merger with NEC

September 5, 2014
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Supt. of Everett Schools Frederick Foresteire said the GBL-NEC Jamboree Friday night was the first step in a renewal of the Greater Boston League’s bid to create a merger...

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Tim Phelan Named Girls Soccer Coach at Austin Prep

August 25, 2014
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Tim Phelan Named Girls Soccer Coach at Austin Prep

When Tim Phelan returned from Ireland after coaching the Lynn Breakers girls soccer team to the Limerick Plate in an international tournament, that one amazing excursion and victory alone...

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Police Student Academy Graduation

August 25, 2014
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Police Student Academy Graduation

The Lynn Police Student Academy held its eighth graduation ceremony Aug. 14 at Lynn Classical High School. Pictured at the ceremony are, from left, Police Capt. Mark O’Toole, Deputy...

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Sworn In

August 25, 2014
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Sworn In

Antonio Gutierez and Teresa DiGregorio of Lynn Youth Street Outreach Advocacy (LYSOA) congratulate Chief Justice of the Juvenile Court Amy L. Nechtem (center) following her swearing-in ceremony at the...

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A Well-deserved Honor: Lynn WWII Veteran Ramonas Presented with War Medals

August 25, 2014
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A Well-deserved Honor: Lynn WWII Veteran Ramonas Presented with War Medals

Standing in the Lynn offices of Congressman John Tierney, surrounded by friends and family on Monday morning, the battle scars that Mitchell Ramonas suffered nearly 70 years ago in...

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Summer’s End

August 25, 2014
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Summer always seems to go by too quickly — “Tempus fugit,” (Time flies) as the ancient Romans would say — and that is especially true when we’ve had a...

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Ironworkers Union Endorses Gallo for State Representative

August 25, 2014
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Charlie Gallo, Democratic candidate for State Representative for the 11th Essex District in Lynn and Nahant and current Lynn School Committee member, has been endorsed by the Ironworkers Union...

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From Our Readers

August 25, 2014
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Warren Tolman has what it takes To the Editor: As a resident of Lynn, a voter, and with experience in public policy, I would like to express my strong...

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Obituaries 08-21-2014

August 25, 2014
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Francis Joseph Nagle Football hero and educator, recently inducted into St. Mary’s High School Athletic Hall of Fame Francis Joseph “Wank” Nagle of Madison, Wisconsin, formerly of Lynn, went...

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Fresh Produce Lovers Can Find Farmers Markets on Almost Any Day: And More than Just Fruits and Vegetables to Boot

August 14, 2014
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Fresh Produce Lovers Can Find Farmers Markets on Almost Any Day: And More than Just Fruits and Vegetables to Boot

By now, lovers of fresh, organic produce in Lynn know about the city’s own Thursday afternoon Farmer’s Market in Central Square, but what if you can’t make it to...

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$4.6 Million State Roadway Improvements Begin in Wyoma Square: Project Will Take Two Years, Travel Will Be Limited

August 14, 2014
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A nearly two year, $4.6 million road and sidewalk improvement project to Wyoma Square began in earnest this week, and state and city officials are warning residents and drivers...

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One Excellent Eagle: Waldron Will Be Inducted in To Boston College Hall of Fame

August 14, 2014
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Jeff Waldron, one of the greatest athletes in Lynn history, will be inducted in to the Boston College Athletic Hall of Fame this fall. Waldron will be introduced as...

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Congratulations, Jeff Waldron On BC Hall of Fame Induction

August 14, 2014
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We join the Lynn community in congratulating Jeff Waldron on his upcoming induction in to the Boston College Hall of Fame. It’s one thing to play a sport at...

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Massachusetts Teachers Association Endorses Brendan Crighton for State Rep. Of 11th Essex

August 14, 2014
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Massachusetts Teachers Association Endorses Brendan Crighton For State Rep. of 11th Essex Boston- The Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA) voted to endorse Brendan Crighton in his bid to become State...

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Obituaries 08-14-2014

August 14, 2014
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Ronald Clifford Savory US Air Force Retiree, formerly of Lynn Ronald Clifford (Cliff) Savory, a long time resident of Apache Junction, Arizona, formerly of Lynn, passed away on Friday,...

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Mageary Promoted to Deputy Chief: Veteran Lynn Police Officer Takes Oath at City Hall Ceremony

August 8, 2014
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Mageary Promoted to Deputy Chief: Veteran Lynn Police Officer Takes Oath at City Hall Ceremony

Michael Mageary knew he wanted to be a police officer when he was a student at Eastern Junior High School in Lynn. Mageary chose to attend Lynn Tech so...

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