Monthly Archives: September 2012

KIPP Celebrates Opening of New School with Ribbon Cutting

September 18, 2012
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KIPP Celebrates Opening of New School with Ribbon Cutting

On Thursday, September 13 , KIPP Massachusetts celebrated the opening of its campus on 90 High Rock Street in Lynn.  The building is the new home for both KIPP Academy Lynn Middle School and KIPP Academy Lynn Collegiate High School, which were previously located at 25 Bessom Street and 20 Wheeler Street, respectively.  In...

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Congressman Tierney Versus Richard Tisei

September 18, 2012
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The contest between longtime incumbent Congressman John Tierney and former state senator Richard Tisei is reaching maximum tilt, which is to say, both men are now doing whatever they can to destroy one another. This is to be expected in a political season featuring negative advertising and the colossal use of funds to negotiate...

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The Jewish New Year

September 18, 2012
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Boston’s Jewish community has ushered in the New Year with synagogue services, prayer and with traditional family gatherings. Now comes the ten days of penitence for Jews all over the world, during which time they must atone for their misdeeds during the past year in order to clear the slate for the coming year....

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Play of the Day : Lynn English’s Lessard and Harris Combine on a 72-yard Pass Play for a Touchdown

September 18, 2012
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Lynn English’s Lucas Harris showed speed, elusiveness, and athletic ability on his 72-yard touchdown reception in Friday night’s game against Wakefield High. The 5-10, 155-pound sophomore appeared to be on his way to the turf as Wakefield players close on him, but he kept his balance and raced into the end zone. Junior quarterback...

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Obituaries 09-18-2012

September 18, 2012
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Rosalie ‘Rose’ Dyer Longtime Lynn Resident Rosalie A. “Rose” (Shea) Dyer, a longtime resident of Lynn, died on September 12 at the Phillips Manor Nursing Home in Lynn after a long illness. She was 79 years old. Born in Boston, the daughter of the late James and Rosalie Shea, she was the ex-wife of...

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Memorial Coach

September 11, 2012
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Memorial Coach

Commuter Rrail’s Memorial Coach for Lynn-area “Gold Star” Families is shown stopped at Central Square last Saturday. The passenger coach bears the names of every Massachusetts soldier, marine, sailor and airman who lost their lives while serving in Iiraq and Afghanistan. Iit features Gold Star memorial emblems atop a patriotic image. Senator Thomas McGee...

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The Capozzi Connection : Sisters Chandler and Taylor Capozzi Form a Potent Duo for St. Mary’s HS Soccer

September 11, 2012
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The Capozzi  Connection : Sisters Chandler and Taylor Capozzi Form a Potent Duo for St. Mary’s HS Soccer

Tom Capozzi had a tear in his eye as he watched the early stages of the Lynn City Soccer Tournament. His daughters, Chandler, a senior captain, and Taylor, a freshman forward, were making their first appearance together for the St. Mary’s girls varsity soccer team. “It’s fun to finally watch them play together and...

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Comedy Night to Benefit NLG and Autism Speaks

September 11, 2012
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Comedy Night to Benefit NLG and Autism Speaks

The 5th annual Comedy Night to benefit Nashoba Learning Group and Autism Speaks will be held on Thursday, Oct. 18 at the Montvale Plaza in Stoneham. Dinner at 6, followed by an All-Star comedy show again hosted by the incomparable Don Gavin. There will be silent and live auctions and raffles. Tickets are (still)...

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St. Mary’s Boys Soccer Repeates as Lynn City Champion

September 11, 2012
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The St. Mary’s High School boys soccer team won the Lynn City Tournament, besting Lynn Tech, 2-1, Saturday afternoon at Manning Field. Freshman Dan Hennessey and senior captain and Tournament MVP Alexander Alleyne scored goals for the Spartans, who claimed the title for the second year in a row. St. Mary’s coach Mike D’Agostino,...

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St. Mary’s Girls Soccer Claims Lynn City Title

September 11, 2012
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After earning the crown as best team in Lynn, the Mary’s High School girls soccer team is off to pursue other major titles this fall. Head coach Jim Foley’s Spartans defeated Classical, 4-1, and English, 5-0 to claim the championship trophy in the Lynn City Soccer Tournament. Tournament MVP Maggie Carey, Michaela St. Cyr,...

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