Monthly Archives: March 2017

Spartans Capture Division 1 State Hockey Title

March 24, 2017
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Spartans Capture Division 1 State Hockey Title

By Cary Shuman Competing on the biggest stage for the biggest trophy in the sport, the St. Mary’s High School boys hockey team captured the Division 1 state title in impressive fashion. Senior captains Michael Zampanti and Dante Maribito each scored two goals while senior goaltender Andrew LoRusso led another clutch defensive effort to...

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Building Up Downtown Lynn

March 24, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Al Wilson and a group of Lynn residents, business owners, and public art enthusiasts have big plans for building on the vibrancy of downtown Lynn. Wilson, founder and executive director of Beyond Walls, made a presentation at the offices of the Daily Item Monday about the “placemaking” project that seeks to...

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Mayor,Schools Head Back to the Drawing Board

March 24, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. With the defeat on Tuesday of the two school ballot questions, which would have allowed the city of Lynn to build two new middle schools at an estimated cost of almost $200 million, city officials, including Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy and Superintendent Dr. Catherine Latham, will be forced to explore...

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Sports 03-21-2017

March 24, 2017
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His Rightful Place: Lee wins hard-earned and well-deserved state title By Cary Shuman Mark Lee was coaching his 700th game behind the St. Mary’s bench Sunday night at the TD Garden. It’s a sterling career that began 31 years ago, one not measured by the substantial winning percentage but by the lasting impression he...

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Obituaries 03-21-2017

March 24, 2017
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Betty Collar Brown Smith Licensed Practical Nurse; co-founded Christian Library at Cliftondale Congregational Church in Saugus Betty Collar Brown Smith was born in Franklin, Maine, January 9, 1927 to Richard and Florence (Tracy) Collar.  She was the wife of Rev. Walter F. Smith.  They married in Orono, Maine, August 20, 1961.  She was the...

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New School Election Delayed:Ballot Question Will Now be Decided March 21

March 17, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr Lynn voters have to wait another week to have their voices heard on a new school proposal that seeks to build two new schools in Lynn. The delay is thanks to Winter Storm Stella’s late arrival on Tuesday morning, March 14. The decision to move the election by a week...

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Star of the Show:Andrew LoRusso Stands Tall in St Mary’s Net

March 17, 2017
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By Cary Shuman St. Mary’s goaltender Andrew LoRusso stood by his net for a minute and then skated slowly to the other end of the ice following the second period of Monday’s Division 1 North championship game versus Andover. LoRusso was the last of the 40 players to leave the ice and head to...

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Reddy,LoRusso Lead Spartans to 2-0 Win Over Andover

March 17, 2017
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By Cary Shuman The St. Mary’s High School boys hockey earned a trip to the TD Garden with a 2-0 victory over Andover in the Division 1 North final Monday night at the Tsongas Center in Lowell. Sophomore Colin Reddy scored a goal with 6:56 left in the first period and senior goaltender Andrew...

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Consulate of Greece Visits Boston

March 17, 2017
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The Honorable Ifigenia Kanara, the Consul General of Greece in Boston, in collaboration with the Alpha Omega Council of Boston, announces the 34th consecutive Marathon Wreath Ceremony, chaired in 2017 by Alpha Omega Trustee Charles Lavrentios.  The event memorializes the tradition of presenting olive wreaths from Greece to the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) to...

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Brotherhood Credit Union Donates Funds to Help Lynn Residents Heat Homes

March 17, 2017
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Brotherhood Credit Union donated $2,800 to the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless to help heat homes in Lynn this past winter. “We learned about the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless through the Cooperative Credit Union Association and were eager to help a community right in our own backyard.  We were happy to help out...

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