Monthly Archives: January 2017

SSU President Meservey to Retire this Summer

January 20, 2017
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The chair of Salem State University’s Board of Trustees, Paul Mattera, announced that President Patricia Maguire Meservey plans to retire from her role as the university’s president, with a transition anticipated to take place this summer. President Meservey is Salem State’s 13th president and has led the institution through a successful period of growth...

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Congressman Seth Moulton to Participate in Women’s March in Washington D.C. on Saturday

January 20, 2017
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This Saturday, January 21st, Congressman Seth Moulton (D-MA) will participate in the Women’s March in Washington, D.C. to send a clear and strong message to President-elect Donald Trump that we will fight for equality and American values. “Donald Trump has made it clear that he plans to be a president who ignores basic American...

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Attention Democrats:Grow Up

January 20, 2017
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Donald Trump is set to be inaugurated tomorrow (Friday). Certainly, that is a day and an event that no serious person on any side of the political spectrum ever thought might be possible. However, that is the reality that we have to deal with — and it is an outcome that every American unhesitatingly...

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Inauguration Ceremony

January 13, 2017
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Inauguration Ceremony

Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy congratulates Essex County Sheriff Kevin Coppinger at his inauguration ceremony held Jan. 4 in the Lynn Veterans Auditorium at City Hall. Coppinger took his oath of office before a large assemblage of family, friends, local and state officials, and colleagues in law enforcement. Kennedy introduced Coppinger at his campaign kickoff...

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Spencer Skates at Frozen Fenway

January 13, 2017
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Spencer Skates at Frozen Fenway

Lynn native Amelia Spencer skated at Frozen Fenway with her Winthrop U-10 Girls Hockey Team. The Winthrop all girls’ team was selected to skate Tuesday representing Women’s and Girls Hockey Day. After skating with the Boston Pride players, Amelia and her teammates headed to a reception with the National Women’s Hockey League players which...

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Cara Crowley Named English Softball Coach

January 13, 2017
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By Joyce Erekson The English High softball team will be under new management this spring. Cara Crowley, who played for the Bulldogs and served as an assistant coach the last two years, is the new head coach. She takes over for Jack Bartlett, who resigned following the 2016 season. Crowley was a three-time Northeastern...

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Lynn Community Health Gets $1.5 Million TB Grant

January 13, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Lynn Community Health Center (LCHC) and the Department of Public Health (DPH) announced this week a $1.5 million grant to develop a new treatment and prevention program for latent tuberculosis (TB). The grant funding will provide a three-year pilot program to create a comprehensive strategy to fight latent TB...

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Suspect in Five Assaults Arrested:Swampscott Man, Sex Offender Tied to Crimes by GPS

January 13, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. A 39-year old Swampscott man, and registered sex offender was arrested this week by Lynn and Swampscott police in connection with five reported attacks that took place near the Lynn-Swampscott line in the area of the Swampscott train station. The assaults were reported over the last six weeks in the...

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Essex Heritage Catalyzes New Initiatives, Announcing Matching Grants for Local Heritage Projects

January 13, 2017
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The Essex National Heritage Commission (Essex Heritage), in keeping with its long tradition of supporting the region’s unique cultural heritage, announces the 2017 Essex Heritage Partnership Grant Program. Recognizing the ongoing need for funding, Essex Heritage will award $2,000 grants to twenty (20) organizations that steward the region’s nationally significant heritage. Essex Heritage is...

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League of Women Voters of Massachusetts Launches Video Contest

January 13, 2017
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For its fourth annual student video contest, the League of Women Voters of Massachusetts (LWVMA) invites high school students to create short videos showing how someone is “making democracy work” where they live. The contest, Making Democracy Work in My Community, is open to all students attending high school in Massachusetts.  The three top...

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