Monthly Archives: June 2010

Blessing of the Fleet

June 29, 2010
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Blessing of the Fleet

Left - The Lynn Yacht Club and the Volunteer Yacht Club held its Annual Blessing of the Fleet Sunday. Shown at the ceremony are (from left) the Rev. William Simpson of Central Congregational Church, Volunteer Yacht Club Commodore Bob Brady, Lynn Yacht Club Commodore Jose Carvalho, and the Rev. Gregorio Mercurio of Holy Family...

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City Council at odds over transfer of funds

June 29, 2010
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Have you watched the city council on cable television? It’s a great show, sometimes. Last week, I watched the councilors spar with the city’s chief financial officer and the mayor over the transfer from the overlay account of about $380,000 to pay a court judgment due to the local police union for something or...

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They’re Going To Disney – St. Mary’s High School girls hoop team will compete in national tournament in Florida

June 29, 2010
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The St. Mary’s High School girls basketball program will be getting some national exposure this winter when it competes in the KSA Classic at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Coach Jeffrey Newhall, his assistant coaches, and players will leave from Logan Airport on Dec. 15 for the four-day...

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License Commission stands firm

June 29, 2010
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In a city not known for political profiles in courage, the Licensing Board last week delivered what some bar owners referred to as a death blow when it refused to tamper with the roll-back of hours put into effect during the previous administration. Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy, in a bold but highly political move,...

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Thoughts on the coming of July Fourth

June 29, 2010
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It is the summer of discontent as we approach the 4th of July holiday. In the 234th year of American Independence, there is a feeling held among Americans that the business life of the land is unnatural, strained, weak, and ineffectual. Government’s best effort to make up for the failings and the excesses of...

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Obituaries 06-29-2010

June 29, 2010
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Ruth Lois D’Aveta Software Engineer Ruth Lois D’Aveta of Winthrop, formerly of Hamilton, died on June 17 at the on Orione Nursing Home in East Boston following a long illness with brain cancer. She was 59 years old. A software engineer for 30 years for the Verizon Telephone Co., she was the beloved daughter...

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St. Mary’s Win State Championship

June 22, 2010
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St. Mary’s Win State Championship

Murdock softball coach Daniel Tenney paid the St. Mary’s softball team the highest compliments after Saturday’s Division 3 state championship game. “St. Mary’s is absolutely the best team we played all season,” said Tenney. “They’re a state champion, not only in title, but they’re that good. They’re a fantastic team – well coached, bunting,...

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Nine years of glory

June 22, 2010
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They started playing softball together in the Wyoma Little League as nine year-olds. Samantha Kiley was the standout pitcher on the mound and Brittany Hanscom was the classy catcher behind the plate. Just two Lynn kids learning the game under their fathers’ watchful eye and having a...

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Drinking in Lynn

June 22, 2010
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The mayor is heading down the wrong path suggesting that Lynn’s bars should be open for business after 1:00 am in the morning. Serving as a mouthpiece for the city’s bar owners is one thing. Being the mayor of this city is another. Since the rollback, Lynn is a better and safer place. The...

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What a difference a year makes

June 22, 2010
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When it comes to seasons past our memories tend to be short and blurred. The summers in a lifetime are almost indistinguishable from one another. One summer can’t be remembered from another during a long life, except for seminal moments, life changing occurrences or a popular song or two associated with that delightful moment...

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