Monthly Archives: October 2013

State Commits $53.5m for New Marshall School

October 8, 2013
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The Massachusetts School Building Authority voted last week to commit $53.5 million to the city of Lynn and the new Thurgood Marshall Middle School proposal, just two weeks after Lynn voters overwhelmingly approved a ballot question authorizing the City to borrow money to pay for its portion of the proposed $92 million school project....

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Keo to Face Chakoutis in Ward 5

October 8, 2013
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The Ward 5 City Council race is now between Diana Chakoutis who earned 50.6 percent of the vote in the preliminary election on September 17 and Jake Keo who had 187 votes. A recount on Monday, September 30, requested by third place finisher Seth Albaum who had 182 votes, failed to change any votes...

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Maruzzi and Crighton Wed

October 8, 2013
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Maruzzi and Crighton Wed

Andrea Marie Maruzzi and Brendan Peter Crighton were married on Aug. 30, 2013 on the grounds of Belle Mer, in Newport, R.I. The service was conducted by Stacey Ostiguy LeMay of Quincy. The bride is the daughter of Allen and Stephanie Maruzzi of Winthrop. The groom is the son of Kevin and Diane Crighton,...

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LACC Mayoral Forum On October 18 Should Be an Interesting Event

October 8, 2013
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The Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce, under the direction of president and CEO Leslie Gould, does an outstanding job hosting its regular breakfast meetings and guest speakers – and its recent Centennial Celebration at the Lynn Museum was an enjoyable evening of food, musical entertainment, and socializing for members and guests. But the LACC...

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Congratulations, Rob O’Leary On Being Named Saugus High AD

October 8, 2013
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Congratulations to Rob O’Leary on his appointment as director of athletics at Saugus High School. It’s a return home for the 36-year-old O’Leary, who grew up in the town, played youth sports there, and attended Saugus High School. He went on to prep school and then played ice hockey at UConn and New England...

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Downtown View B and B and Their Castle

October 8, 2013
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We’ve had quite a few weeks in which we have endured Syrian atrocities, a gunman at the Washington Navy Yard, terrorists at a Nairobi shopping mall, and a city election in Boston. It’s time to think about something frivolous. I suggest Tom Brady. I’m not talking about his throwing arm or his age. Let’s...

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Lark and Lessard Connect for 68-yard Touchdown

October 8, 2013
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Lynn English quarterback Jordan Javier Lark said he knew he could count on receiver Chris Lessard if he needed someone to make a big play. “Chris is the go-to guy when things get a little rough,” said Lark, the Bulldogs’ 6-feet-4-inch signal caller. Lark threw a 40-yard spiral downfield and Lessard and a Swampscott...

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Honoring Our Vets

October 1, 2013
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Honoring Our Vets

The Lynn Public Schools Marching Band participated in the Veteran’s Appreciation Day Parade honoring veterans past and present.

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Mayor’s Breakfast for Scouting Set for Oct. 17

October 1, 2013
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Mayor’s Breakfast for Scouting Set for Oct. 17

Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy will host the 27th annual Breakfast for Scouting on Thursday, October 17th from 7:30 – 9:00 am at the Porthole Restaurant in Lynn.  She has chosen prominent local citizens Lori Berry, Doreen Murray and Daniel Small to be recognized for their outstanding contributions to the community.  This honor is bestowed...

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Bloom Earns High Honor: Wyoma Graduate Receives Sonny Man Hill Award

October 1, 2013
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Bloom Earns High Honor: Wyoma Graduate Receives Sonny Man Hill Award

Matthew Bloom played nine years in the Wyoma Little League organization, starting in the T-Ball program and completing his career as a Major League All-Star. Bloom, 13, received Lynn Little League’s highest honor, the William “Sonny Man” Hill Award at a luncheon Sunday at the Lynn Housing Authority. Rosemary Hill, the wife of the...

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