Monthly Archives: January 2010

St. Mary’s captures Boverini Tournament championship

January 7, 2010
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St. Mary’s captures Boverini Tournament championship

Lynn has been a rising power in high school girls basketball for the past decade. It started with the St. Mary’s girls owning the Division 4 tournament. It continued with the Helen Ridley-Monique Lee eras at Lynn Classical under former coach Gene Constantino, an amazing run that included a 20-0 regular season. When Fred...

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Permanent Honor – Coppinger assumes command of Lynn Police Department

January 7, 2010
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Permanent Honor – Coppinger assumes command of Lynn Police Department

Acting Lynn Police Chief Kevin Coppinger was sworn in as police chief during a ceremony Thursday in the City Clerk’s Office. Both Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy and former Mayor Edward Clancy Jr. attended the ceremony, joining members of Mr. Coppinger’s proud family and other high-ranking Lynn Police officers at the ceremony. “I’m very honored...

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Carritte named Acting Lynn Fire Chief

January 7, 2010
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James Carritte, a 27-year veteran of the local fire department, was sworn in at city hall last Thursday as Lynn’s acting Fire Chief. Carritte, who holds a doctorate in Sociology from Boston College, said he was proud and pleased to be the acting chief. He is a lifelong Lynner who graduated from Lynn English...

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The new mayor: JFK Judith Flanagan Kennedy

January 7, 2010
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Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy starts off her mayoralty during a difficult economic time when nearly everything about city government and how we are going to pay for it rests in the balance. Her firm commitment to increased police protection is a favored bit of public policy desired by nearly everyone who lives here and...

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The snowfall and high tide

January 7, 2010
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The weekend snowfall was, obviously, magnificent. Whenever this old industrial city is turned perfectly white, there is always room for a sigh and a special look around us – for the snow changes the landscape and the atmosphere we live in whenever it happens. Now to the high tide Friday and Saturday. It was...

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Obituaries 01-07-2010

January 7, 2010
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Mary Recca Saugus resident Mary (Amenta) Recca of Saugus, formerly of East Boston, died on December 29. She was the wife of the late Angelo Recca; loving mother of Arlene Vargus of Lynn, Patricia Scanlon of Saugus and Joseph Recca of Stoughton; sister of one late brother and four late sisters; friend of the...

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