Monthly Archives: December 2016

Rams Soar Past Somerville

December 23, 2016
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Rams Soar Past Somerville

Gilbert Minaya (1) makes a run to the basket during Lynn Classical’s win on Saturday, Dec. 17, against Somerville in the North Shore Holiday Basketball Tournament. Classical pulled out a 74-71 win against Somerville.

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Janet L Rowe Appointed As New Lynn City Clerk

December 23, 2016
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Janet L Rowe Appointed As New Lynn City Clerk

By Cary Shuman The Lynn City Council selected Janet L. Rowe as the new city clerk at its meeting Tuesday night. Rowe will officially take office on Feb. 1, succeeding Mary Audley, who is retiring from the position. The Council voted 6-5 to appoint Rowe, who has served as assistant clerk for 12 years....

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Lynn Coalition for 2017 MLK, Jr Service Day Mobilizes Area Residents to Serve on King Holiday

December 23, 2016
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Hundreds of Lynn and North Shore residents will step up to serve as volunteers on the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Volunteers will make valentines, package 1000 toiletry kits for homeless persons, serve meals to homeless persons, visit nursing homes, collect food items, clean and organize service agencies, and teach Dr. King’s message,...

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Remember Those in Need

December 23, 2016
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Although the holiday season for most of us will be filled with fun and joy, it is incumbent upon all of us who are fortunate to be doing well in our lives to remember that there are many among us, our neighbors and fellow citizens, for whom this holiday season is neither joyous nor...

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Enjoy A Happy — and Safe — Holiday Weekend

December 23, 2016
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By a coincidence of the calendar, both Chanukah and Christmas arrive this weekend, and we wish to take this opportunity to wish all of our readers of the Jewish and Christian faiths (and those of no faith at all) a happy and joyous holiday weekend. The eight-day Festival of Lights gets underway after sundown...

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Sports 12-20-2016

December 23, 2016
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Classical girls hoop plays well in near upset of top-ranked Revere Wilkey scores 20 points in 55-43 defeat By Cary Shuman For three quarters the Lynn Classical girls basketball team looked like it might have the steam to upset Revere for the second year in a row, having toppled the Division 1 North finalists...

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Welch Florist Making Your Christmas Merry and Bright

December 16, 2016
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Welch Florist Making Your Christmas Merry and Bright

By Cary Shuman As Andy Williams has sung for decades, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and it’s been a very busy and festive month of December at Welch Florist located at 121 Essex St. Customers have been coming in to the store daily to select their Christmas floral arrangements and gift...

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Kennedy Outlines Plan to Handle City Deficit

December 16, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy addressed the Lynn City Council on Tuesday night, accompanied by Chief Financial Officer Peter Caron and outline her plans for closing a projected budget deficit in the current fiscal year. “We will avoid any layoffs and tax increases for the rest of this fiscal year,” Kennedy told...

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Sonia,Capano Families Lead Freezin for a Reason Event

December 16, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Organizers are warming up for “Freezing for a Reason,” an annual fundraiser that occurs on New Year’s Day. A press conference was held Monday at the Lynn law offices of Mario Capano, to announce plans for the 11th annual event that is set for Jan. 1, 2017 at noon at Short...

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News Briefs

December 16, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Personnel Committee picks finalists for Clerk position The Lynn City Council’s five-member Personnel Committee chose three finalists to replace Mary Audley as City Clerk on Tuesday night. The full council is expected to take the matter up at its next meeting. The three finalists include former city councilor and attorney John “Timothy” Phelan; Andrea...

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