Monthly Archives: October 2013

Lynn Firefighters Put the Heat on Breast Cancer

October 29, 2013
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Lynn Firefighters Put the Heat on Breast Cancer

Like any organization, the Lynn Fire Department has no shortage of members who have been touched by cancer. With October being National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Lynn firefighters are doing their part to combat the dreaded disease. Firefighters have been selling pink T-shirts as a fundraiser for the Susan G. Komen foundation. The shirts...

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Clerk Predicting Larger Turnout for Election: Says More Registered Voters Could Lead to 30-percent Turnout

October 29, 2013
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Lynn City Clerk Mary Audley said this week that a “bump in the number of registered voters,” combined with some greater interest in the upcoming election should lead to a 30-percent voter turnout, easily surpassing the number of voters who turned out for the primary election in September and in the last Mayoral election....

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Memorial Auditorium to Begin $3 Movie Nights

October 29, 2013
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Lynn Memorial Auditorium, as part of an on-going effort to increase programming by the city, will soon be offering $3 movie nights in the auditorium, beginning with a Saturday, November 16 airing of the film 2001: A Space Odyssey beginning at 8 p.m. Some of the other movies that will soon get their Lynn...

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Get out and Vote on Nov. 5

October 29, 2013
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One of the most exciting mayoral elections in Lynn history will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5 when voters head to the polls to determine who will be the city’s chief executive for the next four years. It’s a classic political battle: incumbent Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy versus City Council President Tim Phelan. The...

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A Great Reception for Senator Tom McGee

October 29, 2013
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The people who attended the Lynn Democratic Breakfast Sunday at the Porthole Restaurant had to be impressed with the tremendous reception that was accorded to our State Senator, Tom McGee, at the breakfast. To hear speakers such as Attorney General Martha Coakley and State Treasurer Steve Grossman – who are both running for Governor...

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Obituaries 10-29-2013

October 29, 2013
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Frances Pasche Of Lynn Frances A. (Ladziata) Pasche of Lynn died October 24 at the Spaulding Rehab Center in Salem after a brief illness. She was 88 years old. She was a communicant of St. Michael’s Parish before its closing, an avid Bingo Player and enjoyed going to Foxwood. Born in Lynn, the daughter...

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Union Hospital to Host Community Meeting

October 25, 2013
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Union Hospital to Host Community Meeting

As city leaders, including Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy and Council President Timothy Phelan have campaigned on the idea of maintaining Union Hospital as a center for emergency and surgical care in the city, North Shore Medical Center President Robert Norton has tried to stem the outpouring of anger directed at the hospital, by assuring...

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McGee Named State Dem. Chairman

October 25, 2013
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McGee Named State Dem. Chairman

On Thursday October 17, the Massachusetts Democratic State Committee elected by a unanimous vote State Senator Thomas McGee as its new Chairman at its meeting at Kennedy Middle School in Waltham. “John is leaving the Party at a historic time. In the past few elections cycles, our grassroots, values-based campaigning led to unprecedented voter...

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Stretch Run: Councilor, School Committee Candidates Preparing for Final Two Weeks of Campaign

October 25, 2013
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With the final debates and candidate nights of this election season now behind us, candidates for Lynn’s City Council and School Committee will spend the next two weeks campaigning from dawn to dusk, to make sure they can identify their supporters and get them to the polls on Election day. With the light turnout...

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Mother in Child Endangerment Case Held on $5k Bail

October 25, 2013
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Christina A. Leblanc, 30, of 11 Elmore St., appeared in Lynn District Court last Thursday on charges of reckless endangerment of her child, after she allegedly left the months old baby in the care of her father, a convicted sex offender. LeBlanc was summonsed for reckless endangerment of a child, she was arraigned on...

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