Monthly Archives: August 2015

Happy Birthday, David Solimine Sr.

August 28, 2015
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Happy Birthday, David Solimine Sr.

Lynn businessman and community leader David Solimine Sr. is pictured with his grandchildren at his 80th birthday celebration Aug. 21 at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Dr. John and Mrs. Kristen Steriti. Family and friends enjoyed the evening.

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License Board Votes 2-1 to Maintain 1 A.M. Closing Time

August 28, 2015
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In the end, the sentiment of the Lynn License Board appears to be, ‘if it isn’t broken, don’t fix it.’ That is the impression one is left with after the astonishingly quick vote of the License Board on Tuesday night. After hearing more than 90 minutes of testimony from supporters of Mayor Judith Flanagan...

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Lynn Receives $73,000 Grant to Assess Waterfront Resiliency

August 28, 2015
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Lynn EDIC Project Coordinator Bill Bochnak was one hand at the Winthrop Ferry Terminal last Friday morning, to receive a $73,000 Coastal Resiliency grant from the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Coastal Zone Management division. Bochnak joined officials from several of the 15 communities that received grants that were announced and awarded...

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Sinkhole Being Repaired:Gaping Hole at South Common and Shepard Closes Intersection

August 28, 2015
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Lynn Water and Sewer Commission crews and utility workers have been working around the clock since last Friday, August 21, when a gaping 16-foot by 12-foot sinkhole opened at the intersection of South Common and Shepard streets at around 1 p.m. The more than 10-foot deep hole brought traffic to a near standstill, as...

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Lynn’s Eastern Bank, Everett Co-Op Rated in Top 200 Healthiest Banks

August 28, 2015
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Eastern Bank, headquartered in Lynn, and Everett Co-Operative Bank have stood out as two of the healthiest banks in the nation according to a recent review by the independent bank-rating agency DepositAccounts.org. Eastern, which is much bigger than Everett Co-Op and has more than 100 branches, came in 129thout of 6,998 banks reviewed. “We...

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Expansion of NSCCs Lynn Campus Begins

August 28, 2015
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The addition of a 37,000 square foot wing to North Shore Community College’s McGee Building took its first physical steps forward this week with the arrival of a construction trailer and temporary fencing to the 300 Broad Street campus. The addition will provide 10 up-to-date classrooms, a consolidated Student Success Center, a centralized testing...

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Festa Italiana

August 21, 2015
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Festa Italiana

Margret D’Iulis and Maria LaMacchia were busy filling the cannoli wheels with ricotta during last weekend’s Festa Italiana at the Holy Family Church in Lynn.

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Knights of Pythias Golf Tournament

August 21, 2015
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Knights of Pythias Golf Tournament

  The Third Annual Knights of Pythias Golf Tournament in memory of  Lynn Police Officer Dick Cronin will be held Saturday, Sept. 12 at 8 a.m. at the Middleton Golf Course. All proceeds will be donated to local charities. Pictured at a planning committee meeting Tuesday at Tony’s Pub are, from left, golf committee...

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Bent Water Looks to Put Lynn on Brewing Map

August 21, 2015
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A group of North Shore and Boston-area business heavy weights have decided to make a huge investment in Lynn, as they seek to blend their business expertise, connections and capital with a love of craft brewing. Led by Swampscott businessman Aaron Reames and master brewer John Strom, the group of investors has leased a...

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Youth Build Recruiting Lynn Youth for Fall 2015

August 21, 2015
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North Shore Community Development Coalition’s YouthBuild program is currently enrolling participants for job training and educational classes for their fall cohort. YouthBuild North Shore is presently enrolling youth from Salem, Lynn, and surrounding communities for the program until the start date of September 10, 2015. YouthBuild North Shore is an education and job training...

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