Monthly Archives: August 2016

Chocolate Flower Power:Lynn Area Chamber Creates Partnerships

August 29, 2016
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Chocolate Flower Power:Lynn Area Chamber Creates Partnerships

CB Stuffer owner, Erin Calvo-Bacci and Welch Florist Sales & Marketing Manager Jim Reece were introduced at an LACC holiday Women in Networking event and the cross-promotion soon followed. “We’ve always carried chocolate for baskets or as an accessory at Welch Florist, but found that the it didn’t have a long shelf life,” says...

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Lynn All-Stars Make A Big Impression at World Series in North Dakota

August 29, 2016
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Lynn All-Stars Make A Big Impression at World Series in North Dakota

By Joyce Erekson The Babe Ruth 15-year-old All-Stars returned home to a heroes’ welcome Sunday after playing in the Babe Ruth World Series last week in Williston, North Dakota. A crowd of about 100 people gathered at Bowzer Complex Sunday afternoon to welcome home the team, which saw its bid for a national championship...

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Sports 08-23-2016

August 29, 2016
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The Best of the Best Grand slam propels Nikolakakis to All-Tournament Team selection By Cary Shuman There is no bigger stage in Babe Ruth Baseball than the World Series and Anthony Nikolakakis brought his ‘A’ game to North Dakota. Make that A-plus. Nikolakakis earned a spot on the All-Tournament Team for a potent offensive...

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Jim Barber’s Lucky Strike Lanes Closes its Doors

August 22, 2016
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Jim Barber’s Lucky Strike Lanes Closes its Doors

By Cary Shuman Dave Barber, one of the best candlepin bowlers in the world, had the words to fit the occasion: It was a bittersweet day. “It’s sad to see the bowling business go, but I’m happy for my parents , they’re retiring,” said Barber. “My father has put in a...

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Lynnway Sportscenter is Alive and Well

August 22, 2016
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Lynnway Sportscenter is Alive and Well

By Cary Shuman Sean and Paul Crowley want the residents of Lynn to know that the Lynnway Sportscenter is alive and well and open for bowling seven days a week. The Crowleys were responding to rumors circulating in the city that Lynnway would be closing its doors. The Crowley family, who has owned and...

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$4.2 Million City Deficit Likely To Be Balanced With Reserves

August 22, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Lynn Chief Financial Officer Peter Caron  informed the Council Ways and means Committee this week that the city’s FY 2017 budget, which just began on July 1, is already projected to be $4.2 million in deficit, without additional appropriation or budget cuts. However, when asked after the meeting how the...

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Yes,We Are In A State Of Drought

August 22, 2016
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Many regions in Massachusetts are facing drought or near-drought conditions. According to federal drought authorities, about 62 percent of the state is considered to be under “severe drought” and some areas northwest of Boston are in “extreme drought.” Water restrictions are in place in just about every community in the state which is not...

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From West Lynn to North Dakota the Leydons are Set for the Series

August 19, 2016
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From West Lynn to North Dakota the Leydons are Set for the Series

By Cary Shuman Aedon Leydon received the St. Mary’s High School  junior varsity coaches award Tuesday night, his last bit of baseball business before heading to North Dakota for the Babe Ruth World Series. Aedon shared the honor with his proud father and lifelong baseball coach, Sean Leydon, just as he has shared his...

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Save the Harbor’s 6th Annual Beach Bash and Splash

August 19, 2016
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Save the Harbor’s 6th Annual Beach Bash and Splash

350 kids from across the city and around the region, including groups from Lynn, South Boston, Dorchester, the South End, and Jamaica Plain made a very big splash on the beach last Friday at Save the Harbor’s 6th Annual Beach Bash and Splash at DCR’s Carson Beach.  Among the groups that took part this...

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Mayor,Police Union Have Come To Terms:$3 Million Deal Retroactive to 2014

August 19, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy announced on Tuesday that the city and the Lynn Police Association have reached an agreement on a proposed contract that would be retroactive to 2014 and provide more than $3million in wage increases for police officers through the end of the deal in 2018. “The new...

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