Monthly Archives: August 2011

After Irene

August 30, 2011
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After Irene

People flocked to Lynn Beach to have a closer look at two boats that washed ashore following the storm.

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A Young Lynn English Football Team Prepares for Upcoming 2011 Season

August 30, 2011
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A Young Lynn English Football Team Prepares for Upcoming 2011 Season

Lynn English High School football coach Peter Holey will lead a young and inexperienced team into the 2011 season. English is scrimmaging Everett, Marblehead, St. John’s Prep, and St. Mary’s (Labor Day at 1 p.m. at Manning Field) in the preseason. “That’s a good solid set of scrimmages for a young, inexperienced team that’s...

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Lynn English Class of 1966 Celebrates Its 45th Reunion

August 30, 2011
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Lynn English Class of 1966 Celebrates Its 45th Reunion

Hurricane Irene wasn’t going to get in the way of the Lynn English High School Class of 1966 celebrating its 45th reunion Saturday night at Gannon Golf Course. Approximately one hundred members from the school’s largest-ever class (657 graduates) braved the stormy pre-Irene weather to enjoy a night of reminiscing, socializing, dancing and singing....

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Hurricane Irene

August 30, 2011
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Hurricane Irene has come and gone, just like that, like the snap of a finger. In truth, for all our preparations, Hurricane Irene was a no-show. She never came to dinner and to stay around a while to wreak her havoc. She came and went like a ghost, diminished by half of what she...

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Obituaries 08-30-2011

August 30, 2011
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Augustine Pelosi Former Revere resident Augustine R. Pelosi, born in Revere, and a resident of Reading and Fitchburg, died on August 25 after a long illness. He was 80 years old. He leaves his wife Margaret, his son, Robert Pelosi and husband James Follett, and his chosen family, William Conley, all of Wilmington, Vermont....

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Buzzy Barton Opens Campaign Headquarters

August 23, 2011
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Buzzy Barton Opens Campaign Headquarters

Buzzy Barton (center) , candidate for Lynn city councilor-at-large, held a grand opening for his campaign headquarters located at 13 Boston St. Saturday morn­ing. Barton is pictured with some of his many supporters, including campaign manager Claire Cava­nagh (third from left), outside the headquarters.

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If You’re Feeling Sick, It’s The Building

August 23, 2011
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Let’s pretend for a minute with a story scenario about a city like Lynn with a public television cable outlet serving the city in a lovely downtown studio set-up. And I want to reiterate, this is a pretend story. It has no relationship whatsoever to a real story that might have similarities. Any belief...

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Johnson, Fowler Lead Merrimack Football into New Season

August 23, 2011
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Merrimack College football coach John Perry will count on two Lynn players to lead his team’s defense in the 2011 season. Tony Johnson, a 6-feet-3, 240-pound senior defensive end from Lynn Classical, and Jesse Fowler, a 5-feet-11-inch junior from Lynn English, are returning starters for the Warriors’ defensive unit. Johnson, who was elected a...

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New Mixed Martial Arts Gym Opens on Astor Street

August 23, 2011
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The sign above the entrance of the new gym on Astor Street in Lynn that notes that some of the finest mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters on the North Shore train there. Since opening Team Pradal Serey Gym four months ago, co-owners and Lynn residents Saroeum Phoung and Luis Torres have attracted a large...

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The Advantage of the Beat Cop

August 23, 2011
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On a recent trip to Cal’s in the heart of the downtown to buy the newspaper and a lottery ticket, we passed by a Lynn police officer who was patrolling the area. There weren’t many people around. The downtown isn’t a terrifically heavily traveled area – but the policeman’s presence was noticed and appreciated....

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