Monthly Archives: February 2016

Launching the Campaign

February 26, 2016
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Launching the Campaign

Lynn Council President Daniel Cahill (second from left) is pictured at his state representative campaign kickoff reception Feb. 22 at the Porthole Restaurant with supporters (from left), Assistant District Attorney Doug Sheehan, Estelle Revelotis, and campaign manager Joe Gill.

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English Grads Look to Pay It Forward by Establishing a Scholarship

February 26, 2016
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English Grads Look to Pay It Forward by Establishing a Scholarship

By Joyce Erekson Candidates for the oval office may be out there promising to find a way to help lessen the financial burden facing college students these days but two 2012 English High graduates are actually doing something about it. Chris Birotte and his girlfriend, Larissa Azevedo, are trying to raise money for a...

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Taking the Lead:Council Receives Update on Opioid Epidemic,Gets Training

February 26, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Despite increased awareness of the dangers posed by opioid abuse and addiction, and redoubled efforts to get opioid users into treatment, the opioid epidemic has continued to worsen across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and here in Lynn. It is against this backdrop that the Lynn City Council joined the fray...

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Lynn Museum,GAR to Host Speaker Series

February 26, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr The Lynn Museum is joining forces with the caretakers and curator of the Grand Army of the Republic building to begin a new speaker series at Lynn Museum. The new speaker series, “A House Divided,” will be held on the fourth Thursday of each month into the spring, beginning this...

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New All-Girls High School Set to Open this Fall in Wenham

February 26, 2016
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By Cary Shuman A new all-girls independent high school, The Academy at Penguin Hall, will open in September on a 50 acre-campus in Wenham that was most recently the home of Mullen Advertising. “The school will be in the Catholic tradition of education and we will have students in grades 9-12 from over 40...

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Black History Month Reflections:Race and Health

February 26, 2016
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Kiame Mahaniah, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Lynn Community Health Center   Race, despite being 300 years removed from emancipation, despite being 50 years removed from the Civil Rights era, despite being 7 years into the presidency of our first president with black heritage, continues to be a defining feature of life in America....

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Everyone Can — and Should — Vote Tuesday

February 26, 2016
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Other than for anyone who has been living under the proverbial rock for the past few months, it is fair to say that the 2016 Presidential primary election campaign has drawn the most controversy and the most attention in our nation’s history. There are many reasons for this, chief among them being the candidacies...

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Smoke on the Water

February 18, 2016
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Smoke on the Water

Sea smoke settled in along the ocean off Lynn Beach Sunday morning, making Egg Rock off in the distance seem like an eerie sea creature.

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St.Mary’s Girls Win Spartan Hoop Classic:Nowicki Named MVP;Carter is All-Tournament

February 18, 2016
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St.Mary’s Girls Win Spartan Hoop Classic:Nowicki Named MVP;Carter is All-Tournament

By Cary Shuman St. Mary’s High School girls basketball coach Jeff Newhall annually invites the state’s top teams to play in the Spartan Classic. This year Newhall’s Lady Spartans faced Cape Cod powerhouse Martha’s Vineyard and South Shore contender Rockland in the tournament that is held on Presidents Day weekend at the Tony Conigliaro...

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City on Fast Track for Pickering School Study:Project Design and Feasibility Proposals Due Feb. 24

February 18, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. City officials this week confirmed an accelerated timeline for initial design and feasibility of a proposed new Pickering Middle School, with a goal of submitting a feasibility study to the Massachusetts School Building Authority by September, just as the new Thurgood Marshall Middle School opens its doors to students. Inspectional...

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