Monthly Archives: May 2012

Lynn’s Residency Requirement and the Police Department

May 9, 2012
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A battle is on in Superior Court where the police department is fighting the city’s legal department over whether or not the city’s charter certified residency requirement is legal and right given the possibilities that collective bargaining offers the police. In other words, the police would like to strip the residency requirement and they...

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Northeastern Conf. Will End Football Relationship with Cape Ann League

May 9, 2012
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Lynn English athletic director Gary Molea told the Lynn Journal that the Northeastern Conference will end its relationship with the Cape Ann League in football following the 2012 season and return to an NEC exclusive schedule in the fall of 2013, with the NEC divisions to be determined at a later time. “There was...

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Caleb Group Celebrates at Lynn Museum

May 2, 2012
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Caleb Group Celebrates at Lynn Museum

The Caleb Group’s third annual celebration was held at the Lynn Museum last wek. It was a fabulous party, in a fabulous setting with wonderful food, a bit of jazz with live musicians and a large group of professionals and many, many engineers and architects among those who work everyday to provide affordable housing...

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Dave Brown Steps Down as Winthrop High Hoop Coach

May 2, 2012
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Dave Brown Steps Down as Winthrop High Hoop Coach

Dave Brown, who built the Winthrop High School boys basketball program into a Northeastern Conference powerhouse, has stepped down from his position after ten seasons at the helm. The 40-year-old Lynn resident and St. Mary’s graduate informed his players of his decision Monday. Brown transformed Winthrop, the smallest school in the NEC, into a...

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The Fanning 500: Former St. Mary’s Softball Star Reaches Career Strikeout Milestone at Salem State

May 2, 2012
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The Fanning 500: Former St. Mary’s Softball Star Reaches Career Strikeout Milestone at Salem State

Former Boston Globe Softball Player of the Year Katelynn Fanning considered Division 2 schools before selecting Salem State University four years ago. It was a good choice. The St. Mary’s High School Class of 2008 graduate has found SSU to be a perfect fit for her collegiate academic and athletic experience. The 22-year-old senior...

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The Brilliance of Budding Beauty Versus the Deadly Nightly Cold

May 2, 2012
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There is a great battle being fought by everything gentle, colorful and gorgeous that has been coming out of the ground and blooming or coming near to it. That battle is about life and death between what is blooming or trying to bloom and the recent spate of nightly cold which causes death to...

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To Be a Millionaire or Not

May 2, 2012
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Lynn residents might well ponder whether or not it matters that Senator Scott Brown and his opponent, Harvard Law professor Elisabeth Warren are both millionaires. During this election season, being rich and wanting to serve in public office are often proving to be incompatible. In reality, Lynn voters want to know who you are...

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Obituaries 05-01-2012

May 2, 2012
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James ‘J.J.’ Reagan Avid Scuba Diver James J. ‘J.J.’ Reagan of Knoxville, Tennesse, formerly of Boston, died on April 21 at his home with his daughter by his side.  He was 74 years old. “J.J.” was an avid scuba diver who had a bucket list of adventures to accomplish, which he completed. He was...

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