Monthly Archives: March 2010

Lt. Governor Murray in city for veterans

March 31, 2010
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Lt. Governor Murray in city for veterans

Lt. Governor Tim Murray and Secretary of Veterans Services Thomas Kelley will be in Lynn Tuesday as part of a state effort to get out the word about veterans benefits and new provisions of veterans benefits bills that will be important to returning Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans in the future. “The governor and...

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St. John’s Prep’s Zardas has NFL tryout

March 31, 2010
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By: Jennifer Mageary A former star running back from St. John’s Prep is now attracting attention from NFL scouts and agents. Chris Zardas, now a senior fullback at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, had an outstanding season that could be leading to an NFL career for the Wakefield resident. After being medically redshirted...

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DCR on the ball

March 31, 2010
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Once again, kudos go to Department of Conservation and Recreation Director Richard Sullivan. Following the recent storms that pummeled the beaches here, sending sand everywhere, and creating a general mess, DCR employees who care for the beaches were sent out en masse to make things right, again. This is a sign that DCR under...

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Suing the city for bullying

March 31, 2010
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We do not for a moment believe that the family suing the city for $35 million claiming their son was bullied at Brickett School is doing so on merit. We believe the family is hurt that its child was hurt in an unfortunate accident at the school but that their charges as investigated by...

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Obituaries 03-31-2010

March 31, 2010
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Paul McNamara Zimmans Sales Consultant Paul J. McNamara of East Boston, formerly of Lowell, died at home on March 25. He was a lead sales consultant in the custom design department for Zimman’s Fabric Furniture and Decorative Accessories in Lynn and also spent time as a Funeral Assistant for Vertuccio & Smith Funeral Home...

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Lynn hoop stars dazzle – Grassa, Woumn, Byrd shine in All-Star Game

March 23, 2010
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Lynn hoop stars dazzle – Grassa, Woumn, Byrd shine in All-Star Game

It’s a feather in the cap of Lynn basketball that the city had three players selected to compete in the New England All-Star Challenge held Sunday at Springfield College. And Lynn English’s Ryan Woumn and Jarell Byrd and Lynn Classical’s Jasper Grassa showed they belonged in the company of the state’s top players while...

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Bullying suit filed against city

March 23, 2010
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A young Lynn boy apparently confined to a wheelchair as a result of injuries sustained while he was a student at the Brickett School has sued the city for $35 million claiming he was bullied and that his injured spine is the result of an attack that was made upon him while at school....

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Ban pit bulls

March 23, 2010
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Now that yet another resident of the this city has been mauled by a pit bull, I wonder, what purpose exactly do pit bull terriers serve for the owners? More importantly, what service do they serve for us, the residents of his city? The answer in both cases is nothing. Pit bulls by their...

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The health care bill

March 23, 2010
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There are among us in this sprawling city where we live thousands of residents and younger people who do not have health insurance. There are also those among us who have lost everything to the health system because a loved one needed expensive health care – and so a home was taken or a...

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Saturday’s warmth

March 23, 2010
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Last Saturday’s warmth, with the temperature rising into the low 70’s, set off one of the most enjoyable early spring days we can recall. We were in our gardens and backyards. We were down the beach. We used the grill for the first time since winter began. By Sunday, the warm streak that lasted...

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