Monthly Archives: December 2015

Former Lynner Brian Smith Named South Carolina High School Football Coach of the Year

December 17, 2015
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By Joyce Erekson It didn’t take former Lynner Brian Smith long to put C.E. Murray High School in  Greeleyville, South Carolina on the football map. The 1995 Classical High graduate, who played college football at The Citadel, took over as head coach three years ago. The school of about 500 students was known more...

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Lynn Tree Lighting Ceremony

December 10, 2015
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Lynn Tree Lighting Ceremony

The Cobbet Elementary School chorus opened up the City of Lynn tree lighting ceremony.

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Russo Named Soccer Captain at Rivier College

December 10, 2015
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Russo Named Soccer Captain at Rivier College

By Joyce Erekson Mike Russo of Lynn is making his presence known as a member of the Rivier University men’s soccer team. The 2013 St. Mary’s graduate has been a starter for Raiders for the past three years. As a junior he was named the team Most Valuable Player and he was named Rivier’s...

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Unanimous:City Council Votes to Adopt the Lowest Tax Rate for Residents

December 10, 2015
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Lynn City Council voted unanimously, 10-0 among members present, to adopt the lowest possible tax rate for Lynn residents, and shift the maximum tax burden onto commercial and industrial property owners. However, despite that shift, the average residential property owner will still see an increase in their overall tax...

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State Educators hear from Lynn about Proposed Charter School

December 10, 2015
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. According to the majority of Lynn speakers at a Tuesday hearing about a proposed new Charter School in Central Square, the city cannot afford a new Charter School, which would drain resources from Lynn’s already struggling school district. Superintendent Catherine Latham, was joined Tuesday by dozens of school officials, city...

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Jamborees Kick off Basketball Season

December 10, 2015
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By Joyce Erekson It’s time to button up Manning Field and bring the show inside. The high school basketball season unofficially kicks off this weekend with the 30th annual Dr. Elmo Benedetto Boys Basketball Jamboree Friday at English High and the 23rd annual Paul Duchane Girls Basketball Jamboree Saturday at Classical High. The Benedetto...

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Advanced Manufacturing Training Grant Awards

December 10, 2015
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The Baker-Polito Administration awarded $1.5 million in Advanced Manufacturing Training Program Workforce Development Grants to ten workforce development teams from across the Commonwealth. Governor Charlie Baker visited Lynn Tech to announce the grants in a ceremony Dec. 3 at the school. Tech’s E-Team Machinist Training Program was a recipient of one of the grants....

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School Committee Jared Nicholson Opposes the Plan for Central Square Charter School

December 10, 2015
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School Committee Jared Nicholson spoke against the  proposed Central Square charter school during a hearing Tuesday. Following is the text of Nicholson’s remarks: We will hear a lot of good reasons why the Board should reject the application. I am going to focus on flaws in the application itself, and urge the Board to...

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NSCC Corporate and Community Education Division Moving to Danvers

December 10, 2015
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North Shore Community College will relocate its Corporate Training and Community Education division from the Cummings Center in Beverly to its Danvers campus in January 2016. The division will be housed in the Math and Science Building, which is easily accessible directly off major highways and offers plenty of parking. The move will include...

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My Brother’s Table Is Sponsoring a Sweater Drive

December 10, 2015
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My Brother’s Table (MBT), the North Shore’s largest soup kitchen, is in need of NEW sweaters and sweatshirts to distribute to its guests on Christmas Day. Men’s, women’s and children’s sweaters/sweatshirts in all sizes are needed, but the biggest demand is for adult large and XL sweaters and sweatshirts.  MBT is also seeking new...

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