Monthly Archives: May 2013

Lynn Holds Memorial Day Ceremony

May 29, 2013
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Lynn Holds Memorial Day Ceremony

The City of Lynn hosted a Memorial Day Ceremony in the newly refurbished Lynn City Hall Veterans Memorial Auditorium on May 21. Veterans, city officials, and servicemen honored the gallant men and women of the United States Armed Forces who dedicated their lives to their country. The Lynn Public School Band performed before a...

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Crighton Will Run for Councilor-at-Large

May 29, 2013
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Crighton Will Run for Councilor-at-Large

When Ward 5 City Councilor Brendan Crighton and his fiancée, Andrea Maruzzi, moved to a new home on Greenleaf Circle in Ward 4, there was much speculation about what Crighton’s political plans would be for the 2013 election. Crighton made those plans official last week, announcing that he will be a candidate for a...

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Keo Announces Candidacy for Ward 5 Council Seat

May 29, 2013
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Keo Announces Candidacy for Ward 5 Council Seat

Jake Keo called a press conference on May 21 to announce that he will be a candidate for the Ward 5 seat on the Lynn City Council. Keo wrote in a letter to residents of Ward 5, “I am ready and eager to serve all the people of Ward 5. When I am your...

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Memorial Day

May 29, 2013
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Memorial Day usually is the unofficial start of the all too brief summer in New England.  Temperatures become hotter and days also become longer.   For many grade school students, Memorial Day means that the end of the school year is in sight with only weeks remaining of books, teachers and homework. The deeper meaning...

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A Born Leader: Saint Anselm Class President Joe Gill Receives His Degree

May 21, 2013
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A Born Leader: Saint Anselm Class President Joe Gill Receives His Degree

Following an outstanding career in the St. Mary’s High School soccer program, Joe Gill earned a tryout with the Saint Anselm College men’s soccer team. But the 6-feet-3-inch Gill declined the invitation, instead choosing to focus on student government as his main extracurricular activity. That decision worked out very well for Gill, who was...

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Jaeger Announces Candidacy for Ward 2 City Council Seat

May 21, 2013
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Jaeger Announces Candidacy for Ward 2 City Council Seat

First time candidate Jesse Jaeger has gathered enough certified signatures to be on the ballot for the Lynn City Council Ward 2 election this fall. Jaeger is a community leader who has served on the board of the Lynn Community Association, is a founding member of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service...

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Lynn Classical Softball is Ready for Holland Tournament

May 21, 2013
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Lynn Classical Softball is Ready for Holland Tournament

The Lynn Classical High School softball team has been hitting its stride and is gearing up for the annual John Holland Memorial Softball Tournament this weekend at Grace Rogato Field. Classical carried a four-game winning streak into a showdown with first-place Peabody Monday on Senior Day. Last week the Lady Rams clinched the program’s...

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The Future is Now: Sale of GE Land Paves Way for Redevelopment

May 21, 2013
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As of May 17 at 3:04 p.m., the Factory of the Future finally has a future. That is when the deed transferring the 22-acre site in West Lyn n from General Electric to a group of investors was recorded at the Southern Essex Registry of Deeds. The property is now owned by 40 Federal...

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Congratulations,Joe Skeadas on a Great Lynn Tech Sports Night

May 21, 2013
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Lynn Tech athletic director Joe Skeadas wondered why there was no All-Sports Award Night held at the school. There had been individual Tech team sports banquets but Skeadas wanted to take it to the next level and bring all the student-athletes and coaches together for a night of recognition. Let’s just say Skeadas’s idea...

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Obituaries 05-21-2013

May 21, 2013
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Jeannette Foley Longtime Revere School System Financial Secretary Jeannette (Connors) Foley died on May 17 at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center of Revere following a long illness. She was 91 years old. Born and raised in Oak Island, Revere, she was a 1939 graduate of Revere High School.  She and her family were life-long...

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