Monthly Archives: December 2009

Tilley calls it a career – Long-time educator retires from teaching

December 30, 2009
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Tilley calls it a career – Long-time educator retires from teaching

Brad Tilley took a final walk through the halls of Lynn Tech last Wednesday, stopping at the different shops and offices to say good-bye. It was an emotional day for the beloved teacher who loved teaching at Tech. Tilley, a teacher, coach, and athletic administrator in the Lynn school system for 34 years, spent...

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Lynn Woman of the Year: Judith Flanagan-Kennedy

December 30, 2009
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Lynn Woman of the Year: Judith Flanagan-Kennedy

She defied the odds. She defied gravity. She took on a force when she announced she was running on stickers for mayor against Edward ‘Chip’ Clancy. When all was said and done in November, she had knocked Clancy out of the box in one of the most stunning local political victories against all odds...

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Out with the old, in with the new

December 30, 2009
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It isn’t just the end of 2009, it is the end of the decade and the beginning of a new one. Here in Lynn, this was the Clancy decade, so to speak – a political decade that began with the end of Mayor Patrick McManus’s term and began anew at the other end of...

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Happy New Year

December 30, 2009
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There is no way to know what awaits us before it happens – and so – we watch the coming of 2010 with great interest and hope. The hope is for a healthy, prosperous New Year. The interest is in having a positive year of gains and success in both our personal lives and...

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Obituaries 12-29-2009

December 30, 2009
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Belinda Sirignano, 94 Member of St. Joseph’s Society and Sons of Italy Belinda ( Paterna) Sirignano of Boston’s North End died on Christmas Eve. She was in her 94th year. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Society of the North End and the Order of Sons of Italy Lodge 208 Boston. She was...

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Lynn English gets an A+ – School recognized as one of the top school in MA

December 17, 2009
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Lynn English gets an A+ – School recognized as one of the top school in MA

Lynn English is going to have to build a new trophy case, and the awards inside of it will have nothing to do with sports. Although the high school is well known for its successes in the realms of competitive sports over the years, more recently Lynn English has been basking in the limelight...

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Eminent domain a powerful tool

December 17, 2009
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Eminent domain a powerful tool

The city’s decision to seize valuable properties along the Lynnway using court sanctioned eminent domain is an often used method of putting together important parcels for a development or a special need that wouldn’t otherwise come up for sale. In the instance of the five properties the city is seeking, it is seeking only...

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Land seizures to help in developing land

December 17, 2009
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The city of Lynn is resorting to eminent domain proceedings in order to secure five tracts of land along the Lynway as a first giant step in bringing development to one of the city’s vast, underutilized stretches of prime land, according to a host of Lynn officials including City Council President Timothy Phelan, Lynn...

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A brilliant Blue Devil – Duke’s Shadoff earn top prize at major law school competition

December 17, 2009
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A brilliant Blue Devil – Duke’s Shadoff earn top prize at major law school competition

Lynn resident Andrew Shadoff, a third-year student at Duke University School of Law, won the top prize in a major law school competition. Shadoff and fellow Duke student Greg Dixon received the best brief award in the Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps inaugural National Moot Court Competition held at Naval Air Station in Jacksonville,...

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Obituaries 12-17-2009

December 17, 2009
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Carney Barone, 95 GE Retiree Carney E. Barone of Revere, formerly of Lynn, died on December 11. He was in his 95th year. A member of the Gannon Golf Club, he was a graduate of Lynn English High School, Class of 1934, and a GE employee for more than 35 years. He was the...

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