Monthly Archives: January 2012

Merger Talks on Hold in Lynn Little League

January 24, 2012
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Dan Gisonno and David Dorgan are presidents of the smallest of the five Little League organizations in the city, Pine Hill and Lynn Shore, respectively, but neither leader expects to see a merger with other leagues in the near future. The other Little League organizations in Lynn are West Lynn American, Wyoma, and East...

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Obituaries 01-24-2012

January 24, 2012
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Barbara Pressman First President of Lynn Chapter American Field Service  Barbara (Karas) Pressman of Lynn, formerly of Chelsea, died at home on January 19 after a long battle with Acute Leukemia. She was 75 years old. Born, raised and educated in Chelsea, she graduated from Chelsea High School, Class of 1954 and has lived in...

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Still the One: Katie Burt Starring in Net for BB&N Prep School Hockey Team

January 17, 2012
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Still the One: Katie Burt Starring in Net for BB&N Prep School Hockey Team

Former Lynn English/Winthrop goaltender Katie Burt is still stopping pucks and helping win games as the starting goaltender for the Buckingham Browne & Nichols girls varsity hockey team. The only difference from her Lynn days is that the shots are coming off the sticks of seasoned players from Minnesota, Canada, New Hampshire, Maine, New...

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Fine Food Finale: Bitopoulos Family Selling Its Winthrop Restaurant After 41 Years

January 17, 2012
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Fine Food Finale: Bitopoulos Family Selling Its Winthrop Restaurant After 41 Years

The Bitopoulos family is serving its famous New England boiled dinner for the last time. After 41 years in business, Brothers Restaurant owners George and Nancy Bitopoulos and Nick and Dee Dee Bitopolous will end their four-decade relationship with Winthrop diners on Wednesday, Jan. 18. The business will continue under new ownership at the...

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Auto Auction Perfect for Empty Lynn Lot

January 17, 2012
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City officials were absolutely right to have defended their positions and allow a car auction to occupy an empty lot fronting the Lynnway’s eastern side. The city’s able development chief Jimmy Cowdell, said he was opposed to such a use and remains opposed to such a use for the empty lot. He believes it...

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Martin Luther King’s Birthday

January 17, 2012
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Had he not been cut down by an assassin’s bullet in 1968, Martin Luther King would have been 83 this week. For those of us old enough to remember, MLK was in his prime when this nation was racially divided, blacks against whites, gender divided, men against women, age divided, old against young, divided...

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Obituaries 01-17-2012

January 17, 2012
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Mary Guarente Lynn Resident Mary D. (Breda) Guarente of Lynn died on January 11. She was 78 years old. The wife of the late Richard E. Guarente, she was the mother of Richard L. of Newton, NH, Robert E. and his wife, Donna of Peabody, James P. and his wife, Lisa of Nashua, NH,...

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Swim in Lynn

January 10, 2012
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Swim in Lynn

Lynn City Council President Tim Phelan, the Lynn Breakers Soccer Team and Family and Friends did a Polar Plunge on New Year’s Day to benefit the Hungry of the North Shore. Pictured (L to Right) Patrick Walsh, Ryan Phelan, Sean Walsh, Emily Walsh, Nicolette Angelli, Krista Cuozzo, Rebecca Potter, Tim Phelan, Meghan Phelan, Franki...

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Caufield Announces for State Representative

January 10, 2012
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Caufield Announces for State Representative

Dwight “Dusty” Caufield, a lifelong resident of Lynn, will kick off his candidacy for state representative of the 10th  Essex District at an event this Sunday, Jan. 15 at The Lazy Dog in Wyoma Square. Caufield, a Republican, is running for the seat currently held by State Rep. Robert F. Fennell, a Democrat. Caufield,...

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Finigan Enjoying Her New Home Former Austin Prep Star is Excelling for St. Mary’s

January 10, 2012
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Finigan Enjoying Her New Home Former Austin Prep Star is Excelling for St. Mary’s

Even though Kaleigh Finigan played sports for Austin Prep the past four years, she was well known to St. Mary’s athletes. Finigan had been the leading scorer for the Austin Prep girls hockey team, and as a key player for the AP softball team, she competed against St. Mary’s in two Division 3 North...

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