Monthly Archives: May 2011

L’Abbe Leads Spartans to 4-1 Win over Classical

May 31, 2011
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L’Abbe Leads Spartans to 4-1 Win over Classical

By Jennifer Mageary Special to the Journal For the second year in a row, the St. Mary’s Spartans came out victorious in the John G. Holland Memorial Softball Tournament, defeating Lynn Classical, 4-1. The Holland final matched two of the premier programs on the North Shore. Classical, under the direction of coach Chris Warren,...

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Who will be the Next Chief of Staff

May 31, 2011
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Who will be the Next Chief of Staff

The big question swirling around the offices at city hall is this: who will the mayor appoint to succeed Claire Cavanaugh, her able chief of staff? Cavanaugh leaves on June 4 and her desk and office will be empty, as the mayor has yet to appoint a replacement for her. Cavanaugh has held a...

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Fighter Engine Legislation Alive for GE Participation

May 31, 2011
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Journal Staff The US Congress last week voted to keep alive a plan to have General Electric as one of two firms developing a Joint Strike Fighter engine. A congressional authorization vote allows GE to continue to build an alternate engine to power the fighter of the future – the F-35. GE’s F-136 engine...

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A Great Weekend and Now, Much to Look Forward To

May 31, 2011
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It was an America at peace with itself this long Memorial Day weekend. The kick-off to the Summer of 2011 went smoothly in New England and here in the Greater Boston area where the weather finally, fully, wonderfully cooperated, sending tens of thousands to our beaches and into the streets of our neighborhoods for...

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Obituaries 05-31-2011

May 31, 2011
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Joann Modica Lynn resident Joann “Jennie” (Fazio) Modica of Lynn, formerly of Medford, died on May 24. The beloved wife of the late Giovani “John” Modica, she was the devoted mother of Paula Modica and Mary-Ellen Nille, both of Lynn, John Modica of California and David Modica of Marblehead and cherished grandmother of David...

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Turn the Clock Back

May 24, 2011
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Turn the Clock Back

For those of us over 50, there are always the lingering, latent but altogether very real and compelling feelings we carry with us about Lynn the way we knew it, the way it was, when we were much younger people just coming of age in a world far different than it is today. The...

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Classical Wins Northeastern Conference Championship

May 24, 2011
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Classical Wins Northeastern Conference Championship

Byrne, talented junior class lead Rams to second straight crown Hannah Byrne has lived up to expectations for the Lynn Classical softball team. The four-year starter and St. Anselm-bound senior has batted .500, fielded her position brilliantly at shortstop, and stands tall as a leading candidate for the Northeastern Conference Large MVP award. But...

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Mass Maritime Graduates Convene for 35th Reunion

May 24, 2011
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Mass Maritime Graduates Convene for 35th Reunion

Graduates of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy Class of 1976 gathered at the Porthole Restaurant in Lynn on May 12 for their 35th reunion. Two graduates with Lynn connections, Phil Trapasso, who attended Lynn English High School, and Tom Donahue, a long-time Lynn resident, were among the guests. “In my senior year at English I...

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Comptroller says He’ll Pay Back the Money

May 24, 2011
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When the city council rescinded a motion to remove City Treasurer Richard Fortucci as the city’s chief financial officer, that was the moment when City Comptroller John Pace should have given up the extra money he was receiving as the interim CFO. This is what the city’s legal department told him to do some...

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The Weather

May 24, 2011
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Cab drivers share cab stories. Cops trade cop stories. New Englanders talk about the weather. For the past ten days we have experienced nothing but rain, cold, dreariness and more dreariness. This spate of bad weather at a time when things are supposed to be looking up tends to bring down even the heartiest...

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