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Inauguration Ceremony

January 13, 2017
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Inauguration Ceremony

Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy congratulates Essex County Sheriff Kevin Coppinger at his inauguration ceremony held Jan. 4 in the Lynn Veterans Auditorium at City Hall. Coppinger took his oath of office before a large assemblage of family, friends, local and state officials, and colleagues in law enforcement. Kennedy introduced Coppinger at his campaign kickoff...

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Spencer Skates at Frozen Fenway

January 13, 2017
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Spencer Skates at Frozen Fenway

Lynn native Amelia Spencer skated at Frozen Fenway with her Winthrop U-10 Girls Hockey Team. The Winthrop all girls’ team was selected to skate Tuesday representing Women’s and Girls Hockey Day. After skating with the Boston Pride players, Amelia and her teammates headed to...

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Cara Crowley Named English Softball Coach

January 13, 2017
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By Joyce Erekson The English High softball team will be under new management this spring. Cara Crowley, who played for the Bulldogs and served as an assistant coach the last two years, is the new head coach. She takes over for Jack Bartlett, who...

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Lynn Community Health Gets $1.5 Million TB Grant

January 13, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Lynn Community Health Center (LCHC) and the Department of Public Health (DPH) announced this week a $1.5 million grant to develop a new treatment...

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Suspect in Five Assaults Arrested:Swampscott Man, Sex Offender Tied to Crimes by GPS

January 13, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. A 39-year old Swampscott man, and registered sex offender was arrested this week by Lynn and Swampscott police in connection with five reported attacks that...

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Essex Heritage Catalyzes New Initiatives, Announcing Matching Grants for Local Heritage Projects

January 13, 2017
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The Essex National Heritage Commission (Essex Heritage), in keeping with its long tradition of supporting the region’s unique cultural heritage, announces the 2017 Essex Heritage Partnership Grant Program. Recognizing...

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League of Women Voters of Massachusetts Launches Video Contest

January 13, 2017
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For its fourth annual student video contest, the League of Women Voters of Massachusetts (LWVMA) invites high school students to create short videos showing how someone is “making democracy...

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Jackson Hewitt Joins LACC

January 13, 2017
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Jackson Hewitt Tax Service recently joined the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce.  Jackson Hewitt has three offices located at 57 Market Street in Lynn, at 63 Jefferson Ave., Salem...

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Winter’s Here — Bundle Up

January 13, 2017
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Winter arrived in full force earlier this week, with a big snowstorm and skin-numbing temperatures. But we are New Englanders, so we know what to expect and how to...

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What Would Martin Luther King Jr. Think?

January 13, 2017
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When one considers that it has been almost 49 years since Martin Luther King was assassinated, it is easy to understand why so many of our fellow Americans today...

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Marcos on the Mark:Echevarria Lifts Nichols College Hoop Team to Win Over Gordon

January 6, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Making his first of two appearances on the North Shore this month and playing in front of a group of family and supporters, Lynn’s Marcos Echevarria...

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Coppinger Inaugurated as Sheriff of Essex County

January 6, 2017
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Kevin Coppinger was inaugurated on Wednesday night as the new Sheriff of Essex County in a ceremony at the Lynn Veterans Auditorium in Lynn City Hall.     Secretary of...

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Start with A Smile:Dr.Patel and Dr.Amlani Met At Bu and Are Proud Owners of Boston North Dental Associates in Saugus

January 6, 2017
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By Cary Shuman They have been friends since their days at the Goldman School of  Dental Medicine at Boston University.  Dr. Priti Amlani graduated in 2006, and Dr. Bhavisha...

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Right and Wrong Ways to Address the Drug Cost Conundrum

January 6, 2017
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By Kenneth E. Thorpe Americans are gearing up for higher health care costs in 2017. Average monthly insurance premiums for popular plans on Healthcare.gov, the major Obamacare exchange, are...

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Keeping Our Water Supply Safe

January 6, 2017
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In 2014, the American Waterworks Association declared MWRA’s water to be the best in the nation. (In fact, it won both first and second place both for the City...

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Classical VS St Mary’s In Boverini Tournament

January 4, 2017
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Classical VS St Mary’s In Boverini Tournament

Classical’s Olivia Pedro drives for a lay up in the Boverini Tournament. Classical fell to St. Mary’s, 57-39.

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Rock-It Men:Bill and Dave Galatis are Motivating Young Musicians at School of Rock

January 4, 2017
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Rock-It Men:Bill and Dave Galatis are Motivating Young Musicians at School of Rock

By Cary Shuman The School of Rock opened in the spring of 2015 with Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy, other city officials, and LACC members welcoming the new concept in...

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Lynn Babe Ruth Mulls Bid to Host World Series

January 4, 2017
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By Joyce Erekson Greater Lynn Babe Ruth is no stranger to playing host to big tournaments. Last summer the New England regionals for 15-year-olds were held in Lynn and...

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Have A Happy, Healthy, and Safe New Year

January 4, 2017
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The upcoming long weekend marks the start of the New Year — 2017. The arrival of a new year marks a time for reflection, both as to the year...

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Obituaries 12-27-2016

January 4, 2017
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Kimberly Plourde Computer Specialist of New Hampshire, formerly of Lynn Kimberly M. Plourde of Kingston, NH, formerly of Lynn, died suddenly at home on December 20. She was 50...

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Rams Soar Past Somerville

December 23, 2016
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Rams Soar Past Somerville

Gilbert Minaya (1) makes a run to the basket during Lynn Classical’s win on Saturday, Dec. 17, against Somerville in the North Shore Holiday Basketball Tournament. Classical pulled out...

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Janet L Rowe Appointed As New Lynn City Clerk

December 23, 2016
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Janet L Rowe Appointed As New Lynn City Clerk

By Cary Shuman The Lynn City Council selected Janet L. Rowe as the new city clerk at its meeting Tuesday night. Rowe will officially take office on Feb. 1,...

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Lynn Coalition for 2017 MLK, Jr Service Day Mobilizes Area Residents to Serve on King Holiday

December 23, 2016
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Hundreds of Lynn and North Shore residents will step up to serve as volunteers on the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Volunteers will make valentines, package 1000 toiletry...

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Remember Those in Need

December 23, 2016
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Although the holiday season for most of us will be filled with fun and joy, it is incumbent upon all of us who are fortunate to be doing well...

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