Monthly Archives: December 2015

Essex Heritage Announces Winners of 2015 Photo Contest

December 24, 2015
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Essex National Heritage Commission (Essex Heritage), a non-profit that manages and provides numerous programs preserving and enhancing Essex County’s historic, natural and cultural resource sites, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Essex National Heritage Area Photo Contest. The annual photo contest encourages photographers of all levels to “capture” the living landscapes,...

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Enjoy the Holidays Safely

December 24, 2015
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Holiday get-togethers with family, friends, and co-workers are wonderful things, but all too many of such gatherings will result in tragic consequences that will be in the headlines the next day. All of us should be sure not only to limit our own holiday partying, but also be the caretaker of those whom we...

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Don’t Forget Those in Need

December 24, 2015
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While the vast majority of us are able to enjoy the holiday season to the fullest, and take for granted holiday traditions such as the sharing of gifts, the warm embrace at holiday gatherings of friends and family, and a nice Christmas dinner, the reality for too many among us is far different. So...

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Merry Christmas

December 24, 2015
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Another Christmas is at hand and families will gather, as they have done for generations, to celebrate the holiday season with our friends and loved ones. Peace on earth, joy to the world, and the like may be platitudinous phrases when spoken at any other time of the year, but during the Christmas season...

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Sports 12-22-2015

December 24, 2015
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St Mary’s Baseball Team Honored with State Championship Rings The St. Mary’s High School baseball coaches and the players have their own personal memories of their state championship season. They now have their own personal championship rings to forever denote that they did indeed win it all in 2015. “It was nice to be...

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Alice in Wonderland at Lynn Woods School

December 17, 2015
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Alice in Wonderland at Lynn Woods School

Lynn Woods Elementary School fifth grader Lily Caplin starred in the lead role of Alice in the school Drama Club’s production of Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr. Lily is pictured after her exceptional opening night performance Dec. 11 with her parents, Ben and Kim, and her sister, Emma. The play drew capacity crowds to...

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Anderson,Murkison Join English Girls Basketball Coaching Staff

December 17, 2015
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Anderson,Murkison Join English Girls Basketball Coaching Staff

By Joyce Erekson The English High girls basketball team is still in rebuilding mode after making it to the Division 1 state semifinals two years ago, but second-year coach Rachael Bradley added a few tools to the toolbox this winter. Bradley welcomed two former English High players, Jeanette Anderson and Kayla Murkison, to her...

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Lynn City Council Adopts Complete Streets Policy

December 17, 2015
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The Lynn City Council adopted a Complete Streets policy Tuesday, formalizing the City’s commitment to having streets that are accessible and safe for all users. By adopting this policy, Lynn could be eligible for additional state transportation funding next year. “As we continue to develop policies to encourage economic growth in our Downtown, Waterfront,...

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Fennell Named Deputy Director of Lynn Water and Sewer Commission

December 17, 2015
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr State Representative Robert Fennell was named the new Deputy Director of the Lynn Water and Sewer Commission on Monday night, following a 3-1 vote of the LWSC board, with one commissioner voting present. Fennell will work under LWSC Executive Director Daniel F. O’Neill in his new job, focusing primarily on...

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Council Approves Permit for 21-Unit Apartment Development

December 17, 2015
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Lynn City Council voted in favor Tuesday night of approving a special permit to allow a proposed 21-unit residential building to be built at 599-603 Summer Street in Lynn, just a block away from the GE Plant on Western Avenue, despite the fact the property sits in a business...

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