Monthly Archives: December 2015

Lynn Christmas Eve Parade

December 31, 2015
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Lynn Christmas Eve Parade

Little Travis Cormier is held by his grandma as he watches wide-eyed as the Lynn Santa parade goes by.

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Quiles Wins Athletic Award

December 31, 2015
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Quiles Wins Athletic Award

Lynn resident and Brimmer and May student Jacob Quiles ’16, son of Anna Yee-Quiles and Ernesto Quiles, won Most Valuable Player for Varsity Boys’ Soccer at the School’s Fall Sports Award Ceremony: Brimmer and May is a Pre-K-12, coeducational, independent day school which serves a student body from over fifty-one communities in Greater Boston and twelve...

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City of Lynn Inauguration Set for Monday Night at Lynn Auditorium

December 31, 2015
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The Honorable Lynn District Court Justice James Lamothe will administer the oaths of office to members of the City Council and School Committee at the city’s inauguration ceremonies Monday at 7 p.m. at the Lynn Veterans Auditorium inside City Hall. Councilor-at-Large Dan Cahill will be the program’s master of ceremonies. Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy...

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St.Mary’s Eighth Grader Matt Cross Named Boverini Tourney MVP

December 31, 2015
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St.Mary’s Eighth Grader Matt Cross Named Boverini Tourney MVP

Anthony Silfa of Lynn English may be the city’s most prolific scorer but the breakout performer in the 12th Annual Walter Boverini Basketball Tournament was St. Mary’s eighth grader Matt Cross. Cross, a 6-foot-6-inch forward/center, was named the Tournament MVP as St. Mary’s defeated Lynn English, 71-50, to win the school’s first Boverini title....

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Enjoy the New Year Safely

December 31, 2015
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“If this is the last, let’s make it a blast!” all too often is the thought of party-goers on New Year’s Eve as we usher out the old year and ring in the new. But New Year’s Eve is a day just like any other — by which we mean that too much “partying”...

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A New Year’s Resolution: Let Go of Our Anxiety

December 31, 2015
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The intersection of the coming of a New Year and the passing of the previous one offers all of us the opportunity to pause and reflect upon both what has transpired and what awaits us. The opening lines of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s poem, Ring Out, Wild Bells, sums up what we all feel at...

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St Mary’s State Baseball Champions Honored

December 24, 2015
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St Mary’s State Baseball Champions Honored

The St. Mary’s High School baseball team was honored with state championship rings at halftime of the Hopedale-St. Mary’s boys basketball game Monday. In the front row, from left, are Eric Pedro, Dan Hennessey, Jack Ward, Antonio Felix, and Cody Murtagh. Standing, from left, are athletic trainer Nichole Gagnon, coach Tom Donahue, coach Brian...

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St. Mary’s Wins on the Vineyard

December 24, 2015
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St. Mary’s Wins on the Vineyard

The St. Mary’s High School girls basketball team traveled to Martha’s Vineyard High School Saturday for a non-league game. The Spartans defeated a strong MV contingent, 58-51, to improve their record to 4-0. The players are pictured aboard the ferry to Martha’s Vineyard, an island south of Cape Cod where tourists flock in the...

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School Librarian Shutzer Celebrates Hanukkah at the White House

December 24, 2015
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School Librarian Shutzer Celebrates Hanukkah at the White House

By Joyce Erekson When Harrington Elementary School librarian Carole Shutzer got the opportunity to spend Hanukkah with her daughter in Washington D.C. she didn’t think twice about making the trip. Of course it didn’t hurt that the mother and daughter would be doing their celebrating at the White House and their hosts would be...

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Annual Freezin’ for a Reason Plunge to Take Place at Noon, Jan. 1

December 24, 2015
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By Joe Prezioso This New Year’s Day, while some people are watching football or resting from the previous evening, others will be taking a swim in the North Atlantic. The second annual Freezin’ for a Reason Polar Plunge will take place at noon at the Nahant life saving station with hopes to raise money...

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