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Topping the Ticket:LaPierre’s Hard Work Paid off in First-Place Finish in Election

October 13, 2017
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Topping the Ticket:LaPierre’s Hard Work Paid off in First-Place Finish in Election

By Cary Shuman Brian LaPierre continues to build momentum following his big, ticket-topping effort in the Sept. 12 Lynn preliminary for councillor-at-large. LaPierre, an incumbent who also finished first in the 2015 final election, is among the most visible candidates in the city, attending numerous events, meeting residents door to door, conducting phone bankings...

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Antonio Anderson Heading into Memphis Hall of Fame

October 13, 2017
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Antonio Anderson Heading into Memphis Hall of Fame

By Joyce Erekson When English High tapped Antonio Anderson as its new boys basketball coach, the powers that be knew they were getting a guy with an impressive playing resume. The former Lynn Tech star played for coach John Calipari on the University of...

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Council Approves Appointments to Lynn Public Arts Commission

October 13, 2017
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By John Lynds While there were no public hearings at Tuesday night’s Lynn City Council meeting the council did take up a few agenda items. First up, Council members unanimously approved the Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy’s appointments of Leah Warren, Nicole Rim, and Annette...

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Essex Heritage to Host Steampunk Party October 20

October 13, 2017
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Have you ever wanted to travel back in time? Essex Heritage offers you an opportunity to wind back your clock to the Gilded Age to experience an alternative history...

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Community Servings, Delivering Meals in Lynn for Over 20 Years

October 13, 2017
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Community Servings, a New England nonprofit that prepares and delivers made from scratch, medically tailored meals to the critically and chronically ill, marked its 20th year of providing meals...

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YWCA Educates Students on Sexual Assault Prevention

October 13, 2017
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By Jay Lancaster Representatives from the YWCA North Shore Rape Crisis Center recently spoke to the school committee about the steps they are taking to educate area students about...

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Awards for Leadership in ESOL Programs Announced

October 13, 2017
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Among the many tough choices facing the newly arrived in the U.S. is this: Find a job quickly to support the family or enroll in an English class to...

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The Protesting Football Players are Not Disrespecting the Military

October 13, 2017
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The silent protest that was begun last season by former San Francisco 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick, in which Kaepernick took a knee during the National Anthem before football games,...

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Classical’s Vaughan Receives Coach of the Week Award

October 6, 2017
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Classical’s Vaughan Receives Coach of the Week Award

Lynn Classical High School Head Coach Brian Vaughan received a Coach of the Week Award on October 3 in recognition of his outstanding football performance and dedication. On behalf...

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The Marshall Plan:Lynn Museum Education/Research Specialist Shares Her Knowledge with Lynn Students

October 6, 2017
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The Marshall Plan:Lynn Museum Education/Research Specialist Shares Her Knowledge with Lynn Students

By Cary Shuman Judith Marshall admits that she didn’t know much about Lynn’s past when she was studying medieval history and the 18th century at McGill University in Montreal,...

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Markos Will Aid Hurricane Victims With Fundraising Dinner at Brother’s

October 6, 2017
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Markos Will Aid Hurricane Victims With Fundraising Dinner at Brother’s

George Markos, owner of Brother’s Deli of Lynn, will be holding a fundraising dinner for the victims of the hurricane in Puerto Rico on Sunday, Oct. 8, from 3...

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The Wrong Tax Cut At the Wrong Time

October 6, 2017
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President Donald Trump and the Republican Congress finally have produced the outline of what they are calling a tax reform proposal. However, it is just more of the same-old,...

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“There’s Pandemonium On the Field!”

October 6, 2017
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It was 50 years ago this week that the Boston Red Sox completed their Impossible Dream on the last day of the 1967 season to win the American League...

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Sports 10-03-2017

October 6, 2017
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Navigators, SHOW Baseball Academy announce partnership The Futures Collegiate Baseball League’s North Shore Navigators and The SHOW Baseball Academy of Lawrence are proud to announce a unique partnership that...

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Brothers Present BC Football Tickets Prior to Speech by All-American Tony Thurman

September 29, 2017
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Brothers Present BC Football Tickets Prior to Speech by All-American Tony Thurman

By Cary Shuman Dr. Dan Dill and his brother, Tom Dill, owner of the Lazy Dog Restaurant in Lynn, presented the Lynn Classical football team 50 tickets to Saturday’s...

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Lynn Schoolteacher’s Husband Arraigned in Wife’s Slaying

September 29, 2017
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By John Lynds The husband of Lynn second grade teacher Vanessa MacCormack, who was found murdered in her Revere home Saturday, was arraigned in Chelsea District Court Wednesday. Andrew...

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Jared Nicholson Lynn School Committee Campaign Reception

September 29, 2017
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My name is Jared Nicholson. I’m in my first term on the School Committee and I’m excited to be running for reelection. I’m excited to share what we’ve accomplished...

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Knights of Columbus Presents Scholarship to St Mary’s Grad Arlenis Mendez

September 29, 2017
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By Cary Shuman The Knights of Columbus of Lynn presented a $1,000 scholarship to St. Mary’s High School graduate Arelenis Mendez during a ceremony Friday night at the organization’s...

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Council Votes to Change Zoning for Former Thurgood Marshall Middle School Building

September 29, 2017
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By John Lynds After opting back in May not to take action to amend the city’s zoning ordinance to remove some zoning restrictions to allow for potential reuse of...

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‘Freedom Writers’ Teacher Visits Lynn English

September 29, 2017
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Story and Photo by Marianne Salza On September 26, Erin Gruwell, whose compelling journey with her 150 “at-risk” 9th graders was depicted in the 1999 book, The Freedom Writers...

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Trump is Moving US Closer to War

September 29, 2017
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We were listening to the segment on 60 Minutes Sunday night in which Oprah Winfrey was interviewing pro-Trump and anti-Trump voters from Michigan, and we were struck by the...

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St. Mary’s opens CCL schedule versus Cardinal Spellman Friday

September 28, 2017
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By Joe Kasper The St. Mary’s High football team is making the trip to Brockton Friday (6:30 p.m.) for a Catholic Central League (CCL) game against Cardinal Spellman. St....

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Wyoma MVP

September 22, 2017
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Wyoma MVP

Lily Newhall, who received the Wyoma Little League Softball MVP Award for the second year in a row, is pictured with her proud family, parents, Jason Newhall and Lysa...

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Dr Sinha Speaks at Lynn Museum

September 22, 2017
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Dr Sinha Speaks at Lynn Museum

The Lynn Museum hosted a speaking engagement Tuesday night by Dr. Manisha Sinha, author of The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition. Dr. Sinha is the Draper Chair in...

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