Monthly Archives: January 2014

Stinson’s Milestone Moment: Lynn English Basketball Star Reaches 1,000 Points

January 21, 2014
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Stinson’s Milestone Moment: Lynn English Basketball Star Reaches 1,000 Points

Lynn English senior Catherine Stinson has been playing basketball since she was four years old – and she’s been very good at it for a long time. “She’s worked hard at everything she has done and was always at the park – Flax Pond, Marian Gardens, Pine Hill, the Meadows – since she was...

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MLK Service Day Draws More than 200 Volunteers: Volunteer Service Honors the Legacy of Dr. King with Project Around the City

January 21, 2014
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MLK Service Day Draws More than 200 Volunteers: Volunteer Service Honors the Legacy of Dr. King with Project Around the City

The Third Annual Lynn Community MLK Jr. Service Day got an early start Monday morning, as volunteers gathered at Girls Inc. beginning around 9 a.m. to get their orientation and volunteer assignments and get to work. Martin Luther King Jr. Service Day was begun by Americorps nearly a decade ago, as a way to...

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Traffic Study Finds Possible Impacts from New Marshall Middle School: Final Study Results Not yet Available

January 21, 2014
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The initial finding of a traffic study being completed as part of the new Marshall Middle School project, have identified a potential traffic impact at the corner of Brookline and Chatham streets, as a negative impact of the project. The intersection, which is currently lightly traveled – could see cars exiting Brookline Street stacking...

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He Had a Dream: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King

January 21, 2014
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Despite the countless number of times that we have heard Dr. Martin Luther King’s speeches on TV news shows and specials over the past 50 years (okay, we’re revealing how old we are), we never fail to feel a chill run through us when we listen to his words in that distinctive voice and...

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Obituaries 01-21-2014

January 21, 2014
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Florence T. (St. Laurent) Cole of Lynn Florence T. (St. Laurent) Cole, 87, of Lynn and formerly of Rockport, died Jan. 17 after a lengthy illness. She was the beloved wife of the late George L. Cole, her husband of 67 years who predeceased her by one week. Born in Lynn, she was the...

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Penguin Plunge

January 14, 2014
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Penguin Plunge

Lynn Penguins had their annual New Year’s Day swim at King’s Beach. Lynn Penguins generously donated $260 to support the Friends of Lynn & Nahant Beach.

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Lynn Inaugural Exercises

January 14, 2014
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Lynn Inaugural Exercises

Councilors-at-Large Buzzy Barton and Brendan Crighton provide a ceremonial escort for Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy in to Lynn Auditorium as spectators respond with a standing ovation.

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Undefeated And Maybe Unstoppable: Hogan’s Lady Bulldogs Just Keep On Winning

January 14, 2014
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Undefeated And Maybe Unstoppable: Hogan’s Lady Bulldogs Just Keep On Winning

The Lynn English girls basketball team is ranked as high as No. 2 in the state in one poll. Coach Fred Hogan’s Lady Bulldogs won the Boverini Christmas Tournament, handing superpower St. Mary’s its only loss of the season in the championship game. When coach Fed Hogan walked in to scout the Braintree-Newton North...

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200 Volunteers Expected For 3rd Annual Lynn Coalition For MLK Service Day

January 14, 2014
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Lynn Coalition’s third annual ‘Service Day’ in honor of the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. being held on Monday, January 20, is expected to draw at least 200 volunteers to dozens of service projects across Lynn and the surrounding North Shore area. According to organizers, the event, which has grown each year since its...

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City Schedules Flu Vaccination Clinics In Response To Reporting: Clinics Scheduled For Jan. 16 And Jan. 25

January 14, 2014
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The Lynn Health Clinic has scheduled two flu clinics this month in response to widespread reporting of influenza around the state. The federal Center for Disease Control (CDC) reported at the beginning of the month that Massachusetts in one of 25 states that had seen a significant increase in reported cases of flu prior...

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