Monthly Archives: July 2010

Phelan uncovers rich trove of city owned art

July 20, 2010
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Phelan uncovers rich trove of city owned art

City Council President Tim Phelan has recovered and made efforts to preserve seven pieces of 19th Century art – museum framed oil on canvas portraits of former Lynn mayors that were hidden under a pile of junk in the basement of city hall. The artwork, which includes at least four pieces by the noted...

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Lynn Babe Ruth 15-year-old team wins District 1 title

July 20, 2010
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Lynn Babe Ruth 15-year-old team wins District 1 title

By Jennifer Mageary Special to the Journal For two years running, the District 1 finals have been a showdown between the Lynn and Saugus all-star teams. This year, the Lynn Babe Ruth 15-year-old All-Stars, under Manager Mike Mageary and coaches Brian O’Blenes and John Kasian, prevailed against the Saugus team in a 6 –...

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Lynnway odor mitigation on the way following meeting

July 20, 2010
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A Friday morning meeting in room 402 at city hall between city officials led by City Council President Tim Phelan and Councillor Peter Capano may have done the trick in persuading Garelick Frams officials to take bold action to eliminate nuisance odors that are tampering with Lynn’s air quality. Garelick officials were given the...

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The Lynnway odor problem Almost dissipates overnight

July 20, 2010
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Due to the concerted efforts of Council President Tim Phelan, Councillor Peter Capano, and the local Board of Health, Garelick Farms has made changes in its waste disposal protocol rather than face the cease and desist order the city said it was going to issue unless firm action was taken immediately. This comes as...

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Protecting the city’s treasures Phelan’s important task

July 20, 2010
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Thank goodness there is someone at city hall willing to incur the wrath of the Daily Item for preserving some of the city’s most valuable objects of art. The Item’s attack on Phelan for spending money for frames and other preservation materials (the Item even attacked him for a $1400 contribution in the name...

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Obituaries 07-20-2010

July 20, 2010
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Vernon Mayo Mass Turnpike Authority retiree Vernon B. Mayo of Everett, formerly of Deer River, MN, died on July 7 following a long illness. He was a Mass. Turnpike Authority retiree and a US Navy Veteran of the Vietnam Era. He was the beloved husband of 23 years of C. Diana (Albano); devoted father...

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What might have been

July 14, 2010
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What might have been

This week marks the anniversary – the first – of former Mayor Pat McManus’ sudden and untimely death. This time last year, he had announced his candidacy for mayor. I, for one, did not believe he had a chance to beat then Mayor Chip Clancy. Obviously, I was wrong. Now I know that Pat...

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Gaudet named Agganis Softball MVP

July 14, 2010
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Gaudet named Agganis Softball MVP

She just kept getting better and better in softball every year. In her final season, she was a captain, a Northeastern Conference All-Star, and a big reason why Lynn Classical softball reigned over the large school division this season. And Fallon Gaudet couldn’t have given her coach, Chris Warren, a better going away gift...

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Jarred Dwyer wears Agganis jersey proudly

July 14, 2010
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When Jarred Dwyer was a young boy growing up in Lynn, his grandfather, Bob Dwyer, bought him an Agganis All-Star football jersey. Jarred never forgot the generosity or intention of his grandfather’s prescient gift. “I couldn’t wait for the day that I could wear one and do him proud,” said Jarred, after receiving his...

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Council hearing debates new regulations for pit bulls

July 14, 2010
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Pit bull owners beware – new regulations are about to be put into place by the Lynn City Council. The regulations will actually be new restrictions with the effort being all about reducing the number of violent pit bull attacks in the city. A spate of pitbull attacks in recent weeks and months has...

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