Monthly Archives: February 2014

Bresnahan Named Executive Director of State Lottery

February 24, 2014
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Bresnahan Named Executive Director of State Lottery

Treasurer Steven Grossman has appointed Lynn resident Beth Bresnahan as the Executive Director of the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission, drawing on the management and marketing expertise that has led to record-breaking profits at the Lottery in recent years. “Beth is driven by results and her strategic marketing approach has been a boon to the...

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School Board to Consider Relocating Programs: Lynn Tech Could House NSCC Programs

February 24, 2014
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The Lynn School Committee this week will consider a plan to relocate adult education programs for Connery and Harrington School parents from their current home in the Lynn Technical School on Neptune Ave. to the J.B. Blood building a few blocks away. School Committee members will discuss the potential relocation of the programs and...

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City, EDIC Have High Hopes for Beacon Chevrolet Site: Developer Engaged in Four-month Due Diligence Period

February 24, 2014
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For decades the Beacon Chevrolet property on the Lynnway has stood vacant. As a prime piece of waterfront property, the site has stood as a windswept reminder of the city’s untapped potential. That potential may soon be realized, if a new developer gets the assistance of state officials. According to Lynn Economic Development and...

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Congratulations, Beth Bresnahan

February 24, 2014
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We join Lynn residents in offering our congratulations to Beth Bresnahan on her appointment as the new Executive Director of the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission. Treasurer Steven Grossman has made an outstanding choice for this esteemed and important position as the head of the most successful lottery in the United States. Lottery sales topped...

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A First for the Tom Grassa Era: Classical Boys Win Outright Title

February 18, 2014
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A First for the Tom Grassa Era: Classical Boys Win Outright Title

It was a morsel of Lynn Classical basketball trivia wrapped inside a Green and Gold treasure chest of  accomplishments. Despite winning back-to-back state championships in 1993 and 1994 and six Northeastern Conference titles, the Rams had never won an outright NEC crown in head coach Tom Grassa’s 27-year reign on the bench. But seniors...

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A Celebration of Black History Month

February 18, 2014
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A Celebration of Black History Month

The Lynn Community Health Center and The Community Brotherhood of Lynn hosted a discussion as part of the Black History Month Celebration. The topic was Black History: A Reflection on the Willing and Unwilling Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement – Where Do We Go From Here? Pictured at the event are, from left,...

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St. Mary’s Celebrates Catholic Schools Week

February 18, 2014
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St. Mary’s Celebrates  Catholic Schools Week

St. Mary’s students and staff commemorated Catholic Schools Week Jan. 27-31 with a variety of events designed to celebrate the value of a Catholic education and the important role it plays in the St. Mary’s community. The National Catholic Education Association set the theme for 2014 as Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and...

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City, School Look to Solve $8.5 Million Funding Crunch: State Auditors Catch Reporting Error That Led to Funding Gap

February 18, 2014
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As students citywide headed into the February winter school vacation week, city and school officials were conferring with the state to identify a solution to a funding gap that was apparently caused by an error in the way the city calculates its spending on local public education. For the past several years, city and...

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Keeping up with the Snow Lynn Public Works Keeping Streets Clear

February 18, 2014
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As the winter of 2014 continues to linger residents across the city can take solace in the fact that that by and large the local public works department has done an admirable job in dealing with a tougher than usual winter season. The past week alone is proof enough of that. Beginning with the...

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NSCC President Gentile Impresses Delegation at Roundtable Discussion

February 11, 2014
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NSCC President Gentile Impresses Delegation at Roundtable Discussion

Dr. Patricia Gentile, who took office in January as president of North Shore Community College, thanked U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, Congressman John Tierney and the Lynn legislative delegation for their support of higher education during a roundtable discussion at the North Shore Career Center in Lynn. Gentile’s remarks came during a discussion with unemployed...

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