Monthly Archives: November 2016

St Mary’s Football Team Earns Super Bowl Bid:Spartans Defeat Stoneham, 16-6, to Win North Title

November 18, 2016
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St Mary’s Football Team Earns Super Bowl Bid:Spartans Defeat Stoneham, 16-6, to Win North Title

By Cary Shuman The St. Mary’s High School football team has had one of the highest-scoring offenses in Massachusetts this season, averaging more than five touchdowns  a game. But with two of the team’s most explosive performers sidelined with injuries for the Division 3A North final against Stoneham, head coach Matt Durgin needed his...

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Meldrum Reaches Personal Milestone at Her Seaport Salon and Day Spa

November 18, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Susan Meldrum opened Seaport Salon and Day Spa at its Seaport Landing location 11 years ago this month. The number “11” has plenty of significance to Meldrum. “Both my parents, John and Josephine Mulvihill, were born in the eleventh month (November),” said the 58-year-old business owner. “My parents had three grandchildren...

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Lynn Gets $1.2 Million to Support Lynnway Development

November 18, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The City of Lynn was awarded a $1.2 million MassWorks grant from the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development (HED) on Monday, as Secretary Jay Ash of HED visited the city to announce the award and discuss the city’s on-going development. The MassWorks grant was specifically awarded to the...

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Council Discusses Taxes:Budget Shortfall May Lead to Lay-Offs,Override

November 18, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Lynn City Council met for close to two hours Tuesday night with Lynn Chief Financial Officer Peter Caron, in an effort to get a handle on the depth and breadth of the city’s financial challenges, as the city prepares to set the 2017 tax rate and deal with a...

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November is National Family Caregiver Month

November 18, 2016
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Debby Segil, LICSW, who has directed the Family Caregiver Support Program at Greater Lynn Senior Services (GLSS) for nearly 15 years, likes to quote former first lady Rosalynn Carter, who once said:  “There are just four kinds of people in the world:  Those who were caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will...

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The Concert Singers to Perform with Occasional Brass Quintet

November 18, 2016
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The Concert Singers of Greater Lynn announce their 38th pair of holiday concerts. Featured works include Boston composer Daniel Pinkham’s “Christmas Cantata” and Lynn composer Javier Marquez’s “Gloria in Excelsis.” Also included are Hanukah songs, Christmas music from the Renaissance through the 21st century and a community carol sing. The program will be accompanied...

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K Security Systems Join LACC

November 18, 2016
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Jim Keighley has over 20 years in the security industry holding a NICET Level III Fire Alarm Nicet Certification. He  has been a journeyman electrician for 18 years and holds a master electrician’s license. In addition, Keighley has been a member of many local and national  industry organizations such as CSAA (Central Station  Alarm...

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Coppinger Elected Sheriff of Essex County

November 11, 2016
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Coppinger Elected Sheriff of Essex County

By Cary Shuman Lynn Police Chief Kevin Coppinger defeated three other candidates to win the race for Sheriff of Essex County in the general election Tuesday. Coppinger, a member of the LPD for 33 years, completed a masterfully run campaign with a humble victory speech before a room full of supporters at the Porthole...

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Representative Donald Wong Wins Re-Election

November 11, 2016
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Representative Donald Wong Wins Re-Election

By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Incumbent Republican State Representative Donald Wong, who represents two precincts in Lynn, as well as Saugus and Wakefield in the 9th Essex District, won a decisive re-election campaign Tuesday night, despite losing just over 53-percent of the votes cast in Lynn. “It feels good to win,” Representative Wong said after...

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Let’s Remember — And Thank — Our Veterans

November 11, 2016
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This Friday, November 11, marks the annual observance of Veterans Day. The holiday originated as Armistice Day in 1919 to mark the first anniversary of the end of World War I, which formally was concluded on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month in 1918. The first world war was...

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