Monthly Archives: March 2010

Mayor unveils world class flag schedule

March 10, 2010
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The multi-cultural aspects of the ever changing city of Lynn is now being reflected in the flags being flown from the pole in city hall square. According to Mayor Judith Flanagan-Kennedy, that flagpole will become Lynn’s link with the world outside of the city in the weeks and months to come. In that spirit,...

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Failing schools are about failing administrations

March 10, 2010
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News from the state last week that the Harrington and Connery elementary schools are failing came as no surprise to those of us with younger children who never have placed our children in such facilities. First and foremost, the facilities themselves doom children who enter them as they give the look and the feel...

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Obituaries 03-10-2010

March 10, 2010
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John Chandler US Postal retiree, worked at West Lynn Smoke Shop and Nadworny Funeral Home, Pastoral Assistant, Eucharistic Minister and member of many organizations John R. Chandler of Lynn died at Salem Hospital on March 6 after a brief illness. He was 78 years old. He was a US Postal Worker in South Boston...

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Driving force: Ferrari keys St. Mary’s team

March 4, 2010
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Driving force: Ferrari keys St. Mary’s team

Kirsten Ferrari would be making headlines on almost any other team but the St. Mary’s High School junior has been content this season making everyone around her a better player and her team a contender for the state championship. Ferrari, the starting point guard on the St. Mary’s High School girls basketball team, had...

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Cowdell says wire relocation could begin May1

March 4, 2010
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James Cowdell, the city’s development man extraordinaire, said that a historic moment is set to strike for the city. “The crux of the matter – the power lines on the Lynnway development property – are about to be moved. We’re on the cusp of relocating those power lines,” he said. Cowdell, Executive Director of...

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What is a nuisance eviction?

March 4, 2010
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I know a Lynn woman who owns her own home who became an inmate inside her home because of two degenerates who played the system, failed to pay their rent for longer than one year, and finally were evicted by court order – with the woman-homeowner having to pay a moving company to remove...

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Superintendent suspends Fila for one week

March 4, 2010
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Statement of Superintendent of Schools Dr. Catherine C. Latham I am deeply troubled by the penalties assessed to Lynn English High School by the MIAA with regards to the recruiting violations that were determined to have occurred. After meeting with all the parties involved and conducting an investigation, I have determined that, as principal,...

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Charter school scam vote

March 4, 2010
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Many, many schools in this city are underperforming or have students who cannot compare statistically to kids living in other towns less than two miles away. More kids here have lower reading and math scores than in most other cities and towns across the Commonwealth. Many, many students in the Lynn School system cannot...

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Obituaries 03-04-2010

March 4, 2010
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Bautista Gonzalez-Ayala, 94 Lynn resident Bautista Gonzalez-Ayala of Lynn died on February 27. Born in Utuado, Puerto Rico where he worked as a farmhand, he came to the United States in 1965, settling first in Newark, New Jersey and for the last 26 years in Lynn. He passed away at the North Shore Medical...

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