Monthly Archives: May 2015

Red Sox Recognize Former Lynn Athlete for His Military Service

May 28, 2015
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Red Sox Recognize Former Lynn Athlete for His Military Service

High school hockey fans who were following the sport locally about 10 years ago may recall that Classical High had quite a team during the 2004-2005 season. The Rams (Classical and English had yet to combine to form the Lynn Jets) had a young first line comprised of three of the most talented players...

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Shoe City Lions Club Will Honor Lessard and Macaione Women of the Year

May 28, 2015
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Shoe City Lions Club Will Honor Lessard and Macaione Women of the Year

The members of the Shoe City Lions Club are planning their 18th annual “Women of the Year” Awards Dinner on June 18, 2015 which will be held in the Garden Terrace Room at the Danversport Yacht Club. This year we will again be honoring two well respected women in our community, Eileen Lessard and...

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State Approves Lynn’s Housing Development Incentive Program

May 28, 2015
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The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development recently approved Lynn’s application for their Housing Development Incentive Program(HDIP).  HDIP is an economic development tool that supports market rate housing projects. As part of the application process, the City adopted the Downtown-Waterfront HD Zone and HD Zone Plan after a public hearing earlier this year. ...

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Martin and Adams Deliver Knockout Punch in Holland Tournament Opener

May 28, 2015
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Heading into the John G. Holland Memorial Softball Tournament without your ace in the circle wasn’t in Classical coach Erica Richard’s game plan, but that’s the position the Rams found themselves in Saturday night in their opening game against five-time defending champion St. Mary’s. Senior Ivy Martin had been battling some tendonitis in her...

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Police Briefs 05-26-2015

May 28, 2015
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On May 25, at approximately 9:20 p.m. on Union at School streets in Lynn. Primary agency of jurisdiction is Lynn Police. The State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section is assisting in reconstruction the crash. Preliminary investigation indicates that a moped had entered the intersection of Union and School when it was struck by...

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International Committee Kickoff

May 21, 2015
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International Committee Kickoff

Cultura Latina Dance Academy dancers headline the Lynn Are Chamber of Commerce promotional photo highlighting those in attendance for the LACC’s International Committee kickoff at City Hall on Tuesday, May 12th 2015. Standing center behind the dancers are from (L to R) Taso Nikolakopoulos (LACC Chair/John’s Roast Beef & Seafood) and  Co-Chairs Diana Moreno...

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Softball Teams Set for Holland Tournament

May 21, 2015
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Softball Teams Set for Holland Tournament

It may seem like it was 10 minutes ago that Grace Rogato Field was buried under three feet of snow, but the high school softball season is already winding down and that means it’s John Holland Tournament time. Saturday’s first game between English and Swampscott is at 5:30 p.m. with St. Mary’s vs. Classical...

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Memorial Day Events Are Planned for Lynn

May 21, 2015
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The City of Lynn began its Memorial Day services on Tuesday, May 19th with a Memorial Day ceremony in Memorial Auditorium at Lynn City hall beginning at 6 p.m. The short ceremony included musical performances by the Lynn Public Schools Band and a Drill Presentation by the Lyn marine Corps Junior ROTC program. However,...

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Capano Hits the Links at Gannon:Donors Present New Cart to Lynn Golf Course

May 21, 2015
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Capano Hits the Links at Gannon:Donors Present New Cart to Lynn Golf Course

Nicholas Capano had been enjoying his participation in Spaulding Rehabilitation Center golf clinics in Windham, New Hampshire, using the center’s specially equipped golf cart. Attorney Mario Capano, who is Nicholas’s father, saw how much his 26-year-old son loved golfing at the clinics and thought it would be a great idea to purchase a new...

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Let Us Never Forget Their Sacrifice

May 21, 2015
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Of all of our national holidays, Memorial Day is the most solemn. Memorial Day reminds us of the Supreme Sacrifice that has been made by so many of our fellow citizens to keep us a free people and provides us with an opportunity to honor their sacrifice. Memorial Day has its roots in what...

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