Monthly Archives: July 2015

No Decision on Extending Hours to 2 A.M. in Lynn:License Commission Continues Hearing until August 25

July 30, 2015
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The Lynn License Commission continued without any finding or determination, Tuesday night’s hotly anticipated public hearing on the request by the Lynn Restaurant Association, to return to a 2 a.m. closing time in the city. At the outset of the meeting, License Commission Chairperson Patricia M. Barton told those in attendance that the public...

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Campaign Season Gets Underway:Lynn Community Association Sponsors Canidates’ Forums

July 30, 2015
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With the closing of the nomination period for candidates in city elections last week, the election season gets into full swing this week, as candidates begin introducing themselves to voters. That effort began in earnest for School Committee candidates Wednesday, July 29 – at LynnArts on Exchange Street, with the first candidates’ forum for...

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A Surprise Party for Mayor Kennedy:Friends Honor Her on 53rd Birthday at Fran’s Place

July 30, 2015
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A Surprise Party for Mayor Kennedy:Friends Honor Her on 53rd Birthday at Fran’s Place

Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy thought she was attending an anniversary for Jay and Linda Collins, owners of Fran’s Place. But when she and her chief of staff, Jamie Cerulli, walked into to the establishment July 22, the mayor knew that the large gathering assembled was, in fact, there for her special occasion. Colleagues in...

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Nahant Beach Triathlon Series Still Going Strong

July 30, 2015
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Nahant Beach Triathlon Series Still Going Strong

No bicycling. No problem. The Nahant Beach Triathlon is celebrating its 35th year and though the bicycling portion is no more, the event is still a popular weekly summertime tradition among area triathlon enthusiasts. Lynn resident Robert Levine, 67, is the chief executive officer of the Series while Jerry Powers, 69, is the co-race...

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Sports 07-28-2015

July 30, 2015
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Large turnout for Chris Warren’s Diamonds In the Tough Softball Camp Chris Warren was the outstanding quarterback for the 1990 Lynn English High School football team that went undefeated in the Northeastern Conference and competed in the Super Bowl at Foxboro Stadium, falling to Case High School of Swansea. But many know Warren for his...

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LACC Launches Young Professionals Initiative

July 30, 2015
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Over 60 Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce  members recently attended the launch of the new Young Professionals initiative (YP) with a spirit and food tasting on top of the All Care VNA roof deck with Ryan and Wood Distilleries from Gloucester and Mystic Brewing Company from Chelsea.  The mission of the Young Professionals group...

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From Our Readers

July 30, 2015
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Thank you for a successful sunset cruise To the editor: On behalf of the Downtown Lynn Cultural District and the Lynn Museum/LynnArts organization, we want to thank the more than 200 citizens who joined us for our sunset cruise on the Lynn-Boston Commuter Ferry on Friday, July 24th. We are so appreciative to EDIC...

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Well Focused:Former LynnCAM Producer Brittany Gorski is Teaching Photography and Film at Girls Inc.

July 24, 2015
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Well Focused:Former LynnCAM Producer Brittany Gorski is Teaching Photography and Film at Girls Inc.

Brittany Gorski worked at the LynnCAM local access TV station for eight years, bringing interesting news and views in to local residents’ homes. The position was a perfect match for Gorski’s educational background, local knowledge, and vibrant personality. The 25-year-old Lynn native received a Bachelor’s degree from the New England Institute of Art in...

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Devin at Home with the Navigators

July 24, 2015
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Devin at Home with the Navigators

Kyle Devin is finally home for the summer and he couldn’t be happier. The former Classical High baseball standout is back playing with the North Shore Navigators after starting the summer baseball season as a temp with the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters of the North Woods League and then playing for the Seacoast Mavericks in...

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O’Toole and Rowing a Perfect Mix at ULowell

July 24, 2015
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O’Toole and Rowing a Perfect Mix at ULowell

Mark O’Toole Jr. is competitive and as a student at St. Mary’s he channeled that energy into ice hockey and lacrosse. When it came time to head off to the University of Massachusetts Lowell last fall, playing the sports he had grown up playing wasn’t an option. He was looking for something to fill...

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