Monthly Archives: September 2014

Obituaries 09-18-2014

September 22, 2014
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Rita Tritto Boston Crossing Guard For More Than 25 Years Rita T. (Fabiano) Tritto of East Boston passed away on Sunday, September 14.  She was 81 years old. She was a Crossing Guard for the City of Boston for over 25 years. The beloved wife of the late Anthony Tritto, she was the loving...

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Coakley, Baker Win Primaries Here: Lynn Primary Voters Follow The State in Nearly All Races

September 10, 2014
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Just over 17-percent of Lynn’s 49,000 registered voters turned out to vote in Tuesday’s Primary Election here, but that low voter turnout was in line with state voter turnouts and despite the low numbers, the winners will still appear on General Election ballots in November. Lynn’s predominantly Democratic voters, those who did show up,...

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Congratulations to Newly Elected State Representative Brendan Crighton

September 10, 2014
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Congratulations to Lynn Councilor-at-Large Brendan Crighton on his election as state representative in the district that encompasses West Lynn and the town of Nahant. Crighton truly earned this victory as he defeated  School Committee member Charlie Gallo, known as a tenacious campaigner who spoke proudly of his outstanding record in office. Aikaterini Koudanis also...

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Crighton Wins State Representative Race

September 10, 2014
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Crighton Wins State Representative Race

Showing strength at the polls throughout the 11th Essex District, Councilor-at-Large Brendan Crighton won  election to the state representative seat Tuesday. Crighton received 2,370 votes to top the three-candidate field. School Committee member Charlie Gallo finished second with 1,395 votes. Aikaterini Panagiotakis Koudanis received 229 votes. Crighton won the Democratic primary for the seat....

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Developer: “Market Basket Is Committed to Lynn” But Company Must Stabilize Itself First

September 5, 2014
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Charles Patsios, the Swampscott developer who purchased former Factory of the Future site on Federal Street in Lynn in 2013, with the goal of developing the city’s first Market Basket location, said this week that he is confident that the plans to open a Market Basket in Lynn will go forward, now that Arthur...

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Primary Day Primer: Lynn Voters Head to the Polls Tuesday

September 5, 2014
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Despite contested races on the Democratic ticket for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer, Attorney General, a U.S. Congressional seat and the State Representative seat for Lynn’s 11th Essex district, next Tuesday’s Primary Election Day is one election that no one seems to be talking about. Sure, there are some political signs on shops and front...

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Get Out and Vote Tuesday

September 5, 2014
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The campaigns are winding down and Lynn voters will have their say on Primary Election Day on Tuesday, Sept. 9. Two races have captured the attention of the Lynn community, especially so over the past few weeks. The race for state representative for the West Lynn/Nahant seat previously held by Steve Walsh has been...

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Obituaries 09-04-2014

September 5, 2014
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Richard Baetzel Past State and Post Commander PLAV and Veteran of the Year 1990; Retired Gas Contractor Foreman  Richard E. Baetzel of Lynn died suddenly at Salem Hospital on August 29. He was 80 years old. Born in Phoenixville, PA, the son of the late Harold and Mary (Czukiewski) Baetzel and beloved husband of...

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Ridley Begins Year as Interim Principal At Thurgood Marshall Middle School

September 5, 2014
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Ridley Begins Year as Interim Principal At Thurgood Marshall Middle School

Jim Ridley was “taken by surprise but honored” when Supt. of Schools Dr. Catherine Latham asked him if he would be interested in becoming the interim principal of the Thurgood Marshall Middle School following the unexpected resignation of Richard Cowdell. Ridley accepted the appointment and the 62-year-old retired administrator was at the school Wednesday...

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Everett, GBL Continue to Seek Merger with NEC

September 5, 2014
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Supt. of Everett Schools Frederick Foresteire said the GBL-NEC Jamboree Friday night was the first step in a renewal of the Greater Boston League’s bid to create a merger with the Northeastern Conference. Currently there are four GBL schools (Everett, Malden, Medford, and Somerville) and 12 NEC schools (Saugus is returning to the NEC...

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