Monthly Archives: December 2016

Giving Homelessness A Voice:Lynn Shelter Association Brings Photo Exhibit to Tech Tiger’s Den

December 9, 2016
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By Cary Shuman The Lynn Shelter Association (LSA) held an opening ceremony for its Off the Grid photography exhibit Friday at the Tiger’s Den café located inside the Lynn Tech Annex. The photographs, taken by residents at the LSA adult emergency shelter in Lynn, are situated on the walls of the café and will...

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Robbery Suspect Shot by Police Was Not Armed

December 9, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The 41-year old robbery suspect who was shot and killed last Thursday by a Lynn police officer, following a brief encounter on the Lynnway, was not armed as was first thought. According to Carrie Kimball Monahan a spokesperson for the Essex County District Attorney’s office, Michael McInnins, the man suspected...

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Sign of the Times:St Mary’s Building Futures Project Advances

December 9, 2016
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The St. Mary’s building project took a step forward Nov. 29 when a sign for a new Gateway and STEM building was unveiled in front of the Tony Conigliaro Gymnasium entrance on Tremont Street. St. Mary’s faculty, staff and students were joined by trustees, members of the campaign committee and community business partners for...

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Trump and the Popular Vote

December 9, 2016
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We love how many of the national commentators and pundits always point out that while Donald Trump won the presidency, he didn’t get the popular vote. Well, it’s clear Donald Trump’s strategy was to reach the 270 electoral votes he needed to become the President of the United States. And that’s what he did,...

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Super Bowl Saturday:St Mary’s Faces East Bridgewater for the Title at Gillette

December 2, 2016
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Super Bowl Saturday:St Mary’s Faces East Bridgewater for the Title at Gillette

By Cary Shuman You know it’s a big game when the MIAA hosts a breakfast in your honor, it’s being televised, the venue is Gillette Stadium, your team is staying at a hotel the night before – and oh, yes – the championship trophy for all of Massachusetts is on the line. To all...

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Forty Years Later, “Sounds of Christmas” Concert Still Resounds with Music and Charity

December 2, 2016
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Forty years ago, as the nation celebrated its Bicentennial, a group of Revere leaders, including then-City Clerk John Henry, Revere Journal Editor Bob Long and Associate Editor Dick Powers, Wonderland Dog Park GM Dick Dalton, and then-City Councillor Fred Sannella, came up with the idea of a symphonic concert to culminate the year and...

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Gavegnano Guest Speaker at BC

December 2, 2016
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East Boston Savings Bank’s Chairman, CEO and President, Richard J. Gavegnano, was honored to be invited as a guest speaker at Boston College’s “Lunch with an Entrepreneur” discussion, hosted at the college campus. There he met with various students, and participated in an interactive discussion, in which he shared his story about his journey...

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Allison Bauer Named New Director at BSAS

December 2, 2016
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The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) announced that Allison F. Bauer has been named the new Director of the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS).  As the Director of BSAS, Ms. Bauer will serve as DPH’s point person for implementation of prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery strategies to combat the ongoing opioid crisis....

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Pixelate Boston Opens Store in Lynn

December 2, 2016
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Pixelate Boston was born when Wendy & Steve Cody attended a wedding where a photo booth was set up.  Disappointed in the “tired” props they felt they could do it bigger and  better and established the business. Pixelate Boston does every function imaginable; from weddings to corporate events, birthday parties, children and adults, holiday...

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Thanksgiving Project Provides 6,500 Local Families with Turkey and Fixings for Holiday Meal

December 2, 2016
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United Way joined Catholic Charities and partner agencies in 11 different communities across the region  on November 19 to distribute 6,500 packages of Thanksgiving groceries, including turkey and the fixings, to families in the Greater Boston area.  The meals were meant to not only provide the fixings for a celebratory meal, but also help...

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