Monthly Archives: April 2013

Hitting a High Note: Lynn Resident Bailey Trahant Will Attend Berklee College of Music

April 23, 2013
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Hitting a High Note: Lynn Resident Bailey Trahant Will Attend Berklee College of Music

Bailey Trahant was in a familiar spot Friday night at the Knights of Columbus Hall: performing on stage as the lead singer and guitarist for The Dirty Floorboards, a popular Lynn band.Trahant easily interacted with the adult crowd at the Lynn Youth Street Outreach Advocacy (LYSOA)undraiser.  A talented 5-feet-11-inch musician with a magnetic stage...

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“God Bless America”

April 23, 2013
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“God Bless America”

Lynn native and St. Mary’s High School graduate Kathryn Downey of the Massachusetts State Police sang “God Bless America” at the Kansas City Royals-Boston Red Sox game Saturday afternoon at Fenway Park.

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Fundraising Event

April 23, 2013
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Fundraising Event

Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy is pictured at fundraising event for My Brother’s Table with mayoral aide Mary Fountain (far left), chief of sta Jamie Cerulli (far right), and her mother.

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Boston Red Sox Season

April 23, 2013
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Boston Red Sox Season

Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy and City Hall employees each year mark the opening day of the Boston Red Sox season. The group is pictured in the foyer of Lynn City Hall last Thursday.

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Mayor Kennedy Will Make a Big Announcement at Event Wednesday Night

April 23, 2013
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Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy will make a major announcement at a campaign event set for Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Franco-American Hall. While the mayor will not confirm the nature of the announcement, it is expected that she will announce her candidacy for re-election at the event. “I will have an announcement about my...

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Chakoutis Announces Her Candidacy for Lynn City Council

April 23, 2013
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Pine Hill resident Dianna Chakoutis has taken out nomination papers for the Ward 5 seat on the Lynn City Council. “I’ve been out getting signatures and I’m halfway there,” said Chakoutis, who is making her first bid for elective office. Chakoutis said she has been involved in various organizations such as Pine Hill Little...

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A Despicable Act an Unspeakable Tragedy

April 23, 2013
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Perhaps I am still in sense of shock as the details and the reality of the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday sink into my mind. One is almost immune when one hears about civilian targeted  bombs exploding in those places of unrest like the Middle East or Africa....

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Obituaries 04-23-2013

April 23, 2013
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Paul Twomey Life Member of the Polish legion American Veterans, Post 56 Paul F. Twomey of Saugus died at home after a long illness on April 17. He was 61 years old. Born in Portland, Maine, the son of the late Paul P. and Mary M. (McDonnell) Twomey, he was a graduate of Bronxville...

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Annual Khmer New Year Festival in Revere

April 16, 2013
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Annual Khmer New Year Festival in Revere

The Cambodian Community of Massachusetts and the Revere Buddhist Community held its annual Khmer New Year festival in Revere last Saturday, with numerous residents from Lynn in attendance. Here, traditional dancers usher in the ‘Year of the Snake’ as part of Saturday’s festivities.

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Appreciation: Remembering Kathleen Kostan, a Beloved Teacher and Role Model

April 16, 2013
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Appreciation: Remembering Kathleen Kostan,  a Beloved Teacher and Role Model

Mrs. Kathleen Mary “Kathy” (Kirvan) Kostan, 64, of Lynn, died on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, with her family at her side at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers after a lengthy illness. She was the beloved wife of retired Superintendent of Lynn Public Schools Nicholas P. Kostan, with whom she shared 38 years...

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