Monthly Archives: January 2014

Mayor Kennedy’s Inaugural Address Sets The Tone For The Year Ahead

January 14, 2014
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Lynn Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy set the standard of excellence for which all mayoral inaugural addresses will be judged. The mayor’s speech was brilliant and original and stood out as a personal call for a strong working relationship with the newly elected Lynn City Council so the city can continue to move forward as...

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Obituaries 01-14-2014

January 14, 2014
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Jeanette Kallery Mother of Living Rosary and Devotee of the Blessed Mother Theresa Jeanette J. (Swencka) Donovan Kallery died January 6 at the Life Care Center of the North Shore. She was 101 years old. She was born in Lynn on July 4, the daughter of the late Anthony and Sadie (Obidzienska) Swencki and...

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First Nor’easter of 2014

January 7, 2014
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First Nor’easter of 2014

A major Nor’easter hit the region Thursday and Friday, dropping 15 inches of snow on the city. In the photo above, motorists make their way through the downtown business district.

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Queen of the Ring: Amber Siriani Wins Boxing Promotion Contest

January 7, 2014
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Queen of the Ring: Amber Siriani Wins Boxing Promotion Contest

Amber Siriani has trained in boxing and she’s now’s ready to step into the ring. But the 18-year-old Lynn resident won’t be fighting. Instead she will be carrying one of the round cards inside the ring after winning the American Fighting Organization (AFO) Ring Card Girl Contest Saturday night at The Greatest Bar in...

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Mucciarone Reaches a Milestone: St. Mary’s Hoop Star Nets Her 1,000th Point

January 7, 2014
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Mucciarone Reaches a Milestone: St. Mary’s Hoop Star Nets Her 1,000th Point

From the moment this North Reading youth basketball phenom stepped on the court for St. Mary’s High School, it was clear that she could do the single most important thing in the game: score points. A prolific long-range shooter, Jennie Mucciarone could also dribble, drive, and pass with the best of them, thus earning...

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A Year of Growth and Stability: From Mayoral Election to New Development, Lynn Prospered in 2013

January 7, 2014
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In looking back over the previous year, there are only a handful of stories that can truly be called the ‘Top Stories of 2013’. First let’s look at our top three stories for 2013 and then we can discuss each in turn. The Mayoral Election dominated news coverage in the city from mid-June through...

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Good Luck to Lynn Officials in 2014

January 7, 2014
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The City of Lynn welcomed its governmental leaders into office Monday at an impressive inauguration ceremony. Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy has led the city to great heights the past four years and Lynn appears poised for even greater days ahead. We congratulate all of our elected officials and wish them well as they lead...

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The Casino Licensing Process

January 7, 2014
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Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy brought city leaders together at an event to show Lynn and other area communities’ support for the proposed Mohegan Sun hotel/casino at Suffolk Downs. There is no question that the Massachusetts Gaming Commission’s granting of a casino license for the Greater Boston region – Mohegan Sun and the Wynn Group...

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Obituaries 01-07-2014

January 7, 2014
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Alfons Szankowski Served in Polish Army Under British Command During World War II; Worked on Preparing Parts for Apollo Space Program Alfons Szankowski of Lynn died peacefully on Saturday, December 28 after a long fulfilled life surrounded by his loving family. He was 90 years old. Born, raised and educated in Grudzien, Poland, he...

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