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Jim Barber’s Lucky Strike Lanes Closes its Doors

August 22, 2016
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Jim Barber’s Lucky Strike Lanes Closes its Doors

By Cary Shuman Dave Barber, one of the best candlepin bowlers in the world, had the words to fit the occasion: It was a bittersweet day. “It’s sad to see the bowling business go, but I’m happy for my parents , they’re retiring,” said Barber. “My father has put in a...

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Lynnway Sportscenter is Alive and Well

August 22, 2016
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Lynnway Sportscenter is Alive and Well

By Cary Shuman Sean and Paul Crowley want the residents of Lynn to know that the Lynnway Sportscenter is alive and well and open for bowling seven days a week. The Crowleys were responding to rumors circulating in the city that Lynnway would be...

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$4.2 Million City Deficit Likely To Be Balanced With Reserves

August 22, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Lynn Chief Financial Officer Peter Caron  informed the Council Ways and means Committee this week that the city’s FY 2017 budget, which just began on July 1, is already projected to be $4.2 million in deficit, without additional appropriation or...

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Yes,We Are In A State Of Drought

August 22, 2016
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Many regions in Massachusetts are facing drought or near-drought conditions. According to federal drought authorities, about 62 percent of the state is considered to be under “severe drought” and...

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From West Lynn to North Dakota the Leydons are Set for the Series

August 19, 2016
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From West Lynn to North Dakota the Leydons are Set for the Series

By Cary Shuman Aedon Leydon received the St. Mary’s High School  junior varsity coaches award Tuesday night, his last bit of baseball business before heading to North Dakota for...

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Save the Harbor’s 6th Annual Beach Bash and Splash

August 19, 2016
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Save the Harbor’s 6th Annual Beach Bash and Splash

350 kids from across the city and around the region, including groups from Lynn, South Boston, Dorchester, the South End, and Jamaica Plain made a very big splash on...

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Mayor,Police Union Have Come To Terms:$3 Million Deal Retroactive to 2014

August 19, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy announced on Tuesday that the city and the Lynn Police Association have reached an agreement on a proposed contract that would...

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GLSS Offers Free Workshops to Improve Health,Well-Being

August 19, 2016
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The Kiosk for Living Well and Healthy Living Programs sponsored by Greater Lynn Senior Services offer free workshops throughout the year to help people improve their quality of life,...

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MRFRS Catmobile Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Van Lynn Visit Aug 20

August 19, 2016
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The Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society Catmobile will visit Super Stop & Shop, 35 Washington St., in Lynn, on Saturday, Aug. 20, to perform low-cost spay/neuter procedures ($120/$80; ferals,...

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Lynn Valvoline Instant Oil Change Supports Cancer Research and Care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

August 19, 2016
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Valvoline Instant Oil Change customers can help fight cancer from July 25 through September 4 by contributing $1 or more to the Jimmy Fund through the A Chance for...

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My Brother’s Table Annual Summer Party Fundraiser Tonight, August 11

August 19, 2016
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John’s Roast Beef & Seafood, The Porthole, Edible Arrangements of Lynn, British Beer Company, Daniella’s Café of Danvers, PF Changs of Peabody, Panera of Swampscott, Wahlburgers in Lynnfield, and...

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Essex Heritage Presents Trails & Sails Weekends in Lynn

August 19, 2016
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Interested in taking a guided trail hike through the Forest River Conservation Area or Lead Mills-Wyman Woods in Marblehead? How about seeing some of the oldest Tiffany glass windows...

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The Olympic Spirit Still Exists

August 19, 2016
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For almost all of us, the Olympics have provided memories that have lasted a lifetime. We can all measure how old we were, or where we were, when we...

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Sports 08-09-2016

August 19, 2016
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Navigators Notes By Shanna McCarriston First Playoff Look Last week the talk was all about a possible playoff run and this week the Navigators are in full playoff mode. ...

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United Way and Mass Service Alliance to Invest Over $2M to Improve Academic Outcomes of Immigrant Students In Lynn, Salem:Congressman Seth Moulton Joins Announcement Of Program Expansion

August 5, 2016
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United Way and Mass Service Alliance to Invest Over $2M to Improve Academic Outcomes of Immigrant Students In Lynn, Salem:Congressman Seth Moulton Joins Announcement Of Program Expansion

United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, the Corporation for National & Community Service and the Massachusetts Service Alliance are investing over $2 million in national competitive funding...

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Two Lynn Students Complete Tufts University School of Medicine Program

August 5, 2016
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Two Lynn Students Complete Tufts University School of Medicine Program

Two Lynn students complete Tufts University School of Medicine program Destiny Porter, 16; Grace Mungal, 17—who just completed the Teachers and High School Students (TAHSS) program at Tufts University...

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Wynn Boston Harbor Casino Construction Expected to Start this Week

August 5, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Some 16 cranes sit waiting this week on the Wynn Boston Harbor site. Hundreds of workers, likewise, are waiting in the wings. Wynn Boston Harbor folks...

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Two Victory Road Apartments On Lynn/Salem Line Adds New Community Room,Gym And Services

August 5, 2016
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Two Victory Road Apartments on the Lynn/Salem line has added a new community room and gym to the forty unit senior property. Along with the enhanced spaces, Two Victory Road...

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Navigators Notes:Breaking Records,Winning Games

August 5, 2016
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By Shanna McCarriston This year has been one of breaking and tying records for the Navigators from the fans in the stands, to the players on the field. Opening...

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Letter to the Editor

August 5, 2016
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Dangers of tethering Dear Editor: The German shepherd in Middleborough who chewed off part of his paw after reportedly being tethered for at least a day and becoming entangled...

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Enjoy The Last Days Of Summer

August 5, 2016
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When we glanced at the calendar this week, it seemed hard to believe that August already is here — and that are just four weeks to go until Labor...

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Mass Constable’s Office Helps Out in the Lynn Community

July 30, 2016
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Mass Constable’s Office Helps Out in the Lynn Community

By Cary Shuman The Massachusetts Constable’s Office conducted its volunteer outreach program in the Lynn community, spending a day in the city cleaning up Boyce Court on Liberty Street....

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Lynn Babe Ruth Wins New England Title:Team is Heading to North Dakota for the World Series

July 30, 2016
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Lynn Babe Ruth Wins New England Title:Team is Heading to North Dakota for the World Series

By Cary Shuman Leon Elwell kept his Greater Lynn Babe Ruth 15-year-old All-Star team focused on its next game but the manager has had a trip to the World...

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Catmobile to Visit Lynn

July 30, 2016
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The Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society Catmobile will visit Stop & Shop, 35 Washington St. in Lynn, on Thursday, July 28, to perform low-cost spay/neuter procedures. Regular Catmobile prices...

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