Monthly Archives: May 2016

Atlantic Referral Exchange BNI Chapter is Helping Local Businesses Grow and Succeed

May 13, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Each Thursday morning at the Lynn Museum local business owners and leaders are getting the word out about their businesses at a meeting of the Atlantic Referral Exchange BNI Chapter. Jim Reece, president of the Atlantic Referral Exchange BNI Chapter, said the Lynn-based chapter was founded a decade ago by a...

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Obituaries 05-10-2016

May 13, 2016
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Patricia ‘Pat’ Taglieri Lifelong Malden resident Patricia S. “Pat”  Taglieri, a lifelong resident of Malden, died on April 30. Pat relished spending time with her family and loved them all dearly. She enjoyed camping and spent many summers vacationing in North Conway and Hampstead, NH. She found delight in taking bus trips to Foxwoods....

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Meet the Mayors Kennedy

May 7, 2016
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Meet the Mayors Kennedy

Lynn English senior Mia Kennedy (left) had the high honor of serving as the mayor of Lynn during Student Government Day. Mia is pictured at City Hall with her mother, Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy, who recalled serving as the superintendent of schools during Student Government Day when she was a senior at Lynn Classical.

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Lynn Resident Faces One Genocide While Remembering His Own

May 7, 2016
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Lynn Resident Faces One Genocide While Remembering His Own

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Claude Kaitare lives on Washington Street in Lynn now, but he grew up knowing what it meant to live through a genocide. A native of Rwanda, Kaitare recently had the unique experience of meeting a survivor of another genocide on a trip to Bosnia with Salem State University Center for...

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A New Challenge:Leary Leaves Lynn Tech to Take Revere Coaching Position

May 7, 2016
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A New Challenge:Leary Leaves Lynn Tech to Take Revere Coaching Position

By Cary Shuman Dave Leary has loved basketball since his days growing up in East Boston. He honed his game in Eastie youth leagues, excelled as a three-year varsity player for three tourney-qualifying Savio teams, and eventually moved on to coaching to stay close to the game that had brought him much joy.  Leary,...

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Coppinger Kicks Off Campaign for Sheriff

May 7, 2016
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Lynn Police Chief Kevin F. Coppinger kicked off his campaign for Essex County Sheriff April 27 before a capacity crowd at the Knights of Columbus in Lynn. Former District Attorney and State Secretary of Public Safety Kevin M. Burke introduced Coppinger and endorsed his candidacy for Sheriff. Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy also spoke at...

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Six Lynn Students Perform with the Mass Lions All State Band

May 7, 2016
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The Lions of Massachusetts gathered together the weekend of April 29th – May 1st at their 88th Annual State Convention in Mansfield/Foxboro.  One of the highlights of the Convention was the music provided by the Lions All State Band, which was made up of 52 band students from cities and towns throughout Massachusetts.  The...

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Mass Highway Safety Campaign Urges Drivers to Buckle Up

May 7, 2016
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The Massachusetts Highway Safety Division of the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security today unveiled an education campaign aimed at convincing men age 18-34 — the population with the lowest seat belt use rate — to buckle up.  The campaign is part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Click It or Ticket...

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Letters to the Editor

May 7, 2016
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Stamp out Hunger Dear Editor,  Saturday, May 14th, marks the 24th anniversary of the National Association of Letter Carriers “Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive”. Letter carriers walk throughout the community every day, often coming face to face with a sad reality for too many, hunger. So, each year on the second Saturday in May,...

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