Monthly Archives: October 2009

The Friends of Lynn/Nahant Beach honor Robert Tucker, Thank Commissioner Sullivan

October 21, 2009
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The Friends of Lynn/Nahant Beach, whom have done so much to act as this city’s emissary to the Department of Conservation and Recreation, presented its President Robert Tucker, the well known former councilor, with a special award for meritorious service at last week’s special meeting at the Diamond District Inn. The award was presented...

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Congressman Tierney’s endorsement for Congressman Capuano

October 21, 2009
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Our Congressman John Tierney is a man to be admired and to be trusted, and so we agree completely with his assessment of Congressman Michael Capuano as his choice to succeed the late Senator Ted Kennedy as our senator from Massachusetts. Capuano’s visit to Lynn over the weekend – where he spoke to a...

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Obituaries – 10-20-09

October 21, 2009
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Ellen Stafford Two term president of Lynn Woman’s Club Ellen (Burrill) Stafford, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend, died October 11 of complications from a respiratory illness at the Abbott House in Lynn. She was 80 years old. She attended the Cobbet Elementary School and graduated from Classical High School in 1948. For 28...

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Serious hard ball – Interesting premise at the heart of Lynn native’s new baseball book

October 13, 2009
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Serious hard ball – Interesting premise at the heart of Lynn native’s new baseball book

If Sean Deveney wrote it, people are going to want to read it. Deveney, a Class of 1992 graduate of Lynn English High School and one of the foremost sportswriters in the country, will be at Kelley Greens in Nahant Saturday at 6:30 p.m. to sign copies of his new book, “The Original Curse:...

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Tough talk vs. tough decisions

October 13, 2009
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Tough talk vs. tough decisions

Last week’s debate between the mayoral contenders Judith Flanagan Kennedy and Edward “Chip” Clancy was a modern classic Lynn confrontation between the reigning king of the city and the woman who wants to topple the king so she can be queen. The debate was classic because it pitted the mayor, who has made tough...

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Rohnstock backs Clancy

October 13, 2009
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David Rohnstock has endorsed Mayor Edward “Chip” Clancy and will be supporting him for re-election in November. Rohnstock came in a distant third behind Judith Flanagan Kennedy and the mayor. “Clancy is the better choice. Judith Flanagan Kennedy is a big crap shoot. Just because Clancy isn’t the best doesn’t mean she’ll be any...

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City will receive funds for lead paint projects

October 13, 2009
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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is awarding more than $118 million in grants to local projects to conduct a wide range of activities that include eliminating lead hazards in more than 9,000 homes, training workers in lead safety methods and increasing public awareness about childhood lead poisoning. Lead is a...

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Boys & Girls Club to honor local leaders

October 13, 2009
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For many adolescent, the transition from childhood to adulthood is a challenging one. This journey requires young people to understand and manage such things as physical changes in their bodies, relationships with authority, friends and members of the opposite sex, greater freedom and responsibility for personal decisions and increased peer pressure. To help make...

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The coming year

October 13, 2009
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Unless our state officials and the watchdogs who follow spending in state government are trying to fool us, it appears that Massachusetts is facing a deficit that might actually reach $1 billion before all is said and done for the next fiscal year. This means that spending, presently, is outdistancing anticipated income, to the...

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Sean Deveney and The Curse

October 13, 2009
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Sean Keveney, formerly of Lynn has been a Sporting News reporter and commentator since 1999. He has reported on dozens of major events, including the NBA Finals, World Series, Super Bowl, the NCAA basketball tournament and the PGA championship. Now he has taken his profession a big step forward. He has recently authored, "The...

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