Monthly Archives: January 2010

Sverker Retires as Tech Coach

January 27, 2010
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Sverker Retires as Tech Coach

Gary Sverker, head coach of the Lynn Tech football team for the past 19 seasons, announced his retirement at the breakup banquet last Thursday night at the Tiger’s Den. “I’m not going to announce captains for next year I’m not going to be here next year,” Sverker told the gathering at the banquet....

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Clancy outspent Kennedy $167,000 to $32,000

January 27, 2010
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Clancy outspent Kennedy $167,000 to $32,000

Money isn’t everything when it comes to getting re-elected or elected, for that matter. This was proven in Lynn during the recent mayoral campaign. Former Mayor Edward Chip Clancy spent $167,000 on his campaign. Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy spent $32,000. According to campaign expense records recently released, Kennedy won with almost no money while...

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Celebration of Art Fiste’s life to air on Lynn television

January 27, 2010
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Celebration of Art Fiste’s life to air on Lynn television

Cable television broadcaster John Hoffman will host “A Celebration of Arthur Fiste’s Life” television show on Feb. 1 at 4:30 p.m. at the Lynn English High School library. Mr. Fiste, a former basketball coach, teacher, and member of the Lynn School Committee, died on Jan. 12, 2010. He was 72. “We’re inviting people to...

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Phelan eminent domain filings completed

January 27, 2010
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All the legal paperwork is complete and that paperwork will be filed in the Land Court this week for the taking of easements throughout the Lynn waterfront development area on portions of property where the power lines will be hanging over head. “These are aerial easements,” said Council President Timothy Phelan. Some takings seek...

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Senator Scott Brown

January 27, 2010
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The election of Senator Scott Brown was not exactly a surprise to Lynn voters. By the time election day had come around last week, everyone here who takes some interest in politics – which is just about everyone – had the strong feeling that Martha Coakley was not going to make it and that...

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Thank you Coach Sverker

January 27, 2010
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We want to congratulate and commend Lynn Tech head football coach Gary Sverker on his retirement from this program. For 19 seasons, Coach Sverker put a competitive, fundamentally sound and sportsmanlike football team on the field but more importantly, he was a mentor to young men who needed his support and example to set...

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Obituaries 01-27-2010

January 27, 2010
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Eliza Conway Lynn resident Eliza J. (Scibilia) Conway of Lynn died on January 19. She was the beloved wife of John Conway Sr. of Lynn; devoted mother of John Conway Jr. and Christopher Conway, both of Lynn; loving daughter of the late John and Dorothy (Gearraughty) Scibilia; dear sister of John Scibilia of Chelsea,...

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Remembering Arthur Fiste

January 21, 2010
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Remembering Arthur Fiste

Lynn School Committee member and former school principal Vincent Spirito remembered his long-time friend and colleague, Arthur Fiste, as a wonderful person and “a Lynn legend who made an impact an impact on all of us.” Spirito delivered the eulogy for Mr. Fiste at a service held last Friday at the Solimine Landergan and...

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Get out and vote

January 21, 2010
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Get out and vote

The area’s most powerful Democrats all lined up for Attorney General Martha Coakley when she came to Brothers Deli on Market Street Saturday afternoon. There they were under the warm sun on a springy mid-winter day: Representative Steve Walsh, Essex County District Attorney John Blodgett, state Senator Thomas McGee and our Congressman, John Tierney....

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In a Nick of time – Grassa helps Classical rally past Everett

January 21, 2010
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On a day when his older brother was having trouble finding his range, Nick Grassa stepped up and delivered with the game on the line. Nick Grassa connected on three consecutive three pointers, two in the fourth quarter and won in overtime to help the Lynn Classical boys basketball team defeat Everett, 73-68, Sunday...

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