Monthly Archives: April 2017

Local Producer Secures Rights for Tony C Movie

April 29, 2017
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Local Producer Secures Rights for Tony C Movie

By Cary Shuman Local producer Lou Markakis has secured the rights” for the Tony Conigliaro movie. Markakis, a Lynn English and Emerson College graduate, is working with the Conigliaro family “to bring to the big screen” the story of one of the North Shore’s all-time great athletes, former Boston Red Sox star Tony Conigliaro,...

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Community Input Sought for Waterfront Open Space Plan

April 29, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The city of Lynn will be asking residents to weigh in over the next several weeks on a Waterfront Open Space Master Plan, that is expected to help the city communicate what it wants in terms of waterfront recreational space, even as the city seeks to attract and incentivize mixed-use,...

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Body and Soul:Miss Massachusetts USA Julia Scaparotti Gets Ready for Pageant

April 29, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Julia Scaparotti is an excellent athlete and a former New England Patriots cheerleader so she understands the importance of training in advance of a competition. Scaparotti, Miss Massachusetts USA 2017, has been working out diligently at Soul Cycle, 500 Boylston St., Boston, in preparation for the Miss USA Pageant to be...

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Tech Players Remember State Championship Season

April 29, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Steve Ross was the rightfielder for Lynn Tech in the 1973 state championship game. “I had seven putouts in rightfield that day because Ricky Ford was throwing so hard and everyone was swinging late,” said Ross. Lynn Tech defeated Quabbin Regional, 1-0, on  that memorable day at Fino Field in Milton....

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St Mary’s to Convert Church Building into Science Center

April 29, 2017
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By Jay Lancaster St. Mary’s High School is about to make the leap into 21st century education in a big way. The Lynn City Council voted to allow the school to convert an old church building into a new academic building, a move designed to help the school keep pace with modern educational practices....

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Gannon Golf Tournament Schedule Begins this Weekend

April 29, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Gannon Municipal Golf Course Head Professional David Sibley is ready to welcome golfers to the first tournament of the season this weekend at the Lynn course. The kickoff tournament begins a busy schedule of a dozen events, highlighted by the oldest running tournament, the Club Championships, that crowns the top male...

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Repeal of Obamacare is Back, and Seniors Risk Being the Biggest Losers

April 29, 2017
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By Kenneth E. Thorpe As Congressional leaders and the White House restart negotiations on the American Health Care Act and look for other ways to curb federal healthcare expenditures, one program critical to America’s seniors stands to lose the most: Medicare Part D, the drug benefit program that has helped seniors live longer and...

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No Place for Hate

April 29, 2017
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This editorial is not about politics. It is not about an issue that mark us as Democrats vs. Repubilicans, liberals vs. conservatives, pro-life vs. pro-choice, higher vs. lower taxes, amnesty for immigrants vs. big, beautiful border walls, diplomacy vs. bombing No. Korea, Syria, Iran, or anyone else, pro gay, women’s, and minority rights vs....

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Mayor Kennedy Announces Candidacy for Re-Election

April 22, 2017
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Mayor Kennedy Announces Candidacy for Re-Election

By Cary Shuman Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy couldn’t have asked for a more enthusiastic kickoff to her campaign for re-election to the city’s highest office. There was a standing-room only crowd, a well-received speech interrupted often by applause, and appearances by several city officials who have contributed to the progress Kennedy has made as...

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Joe Conlon Steps Down as Lynn Jets Hockey Coach

April 22, 2017
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Joe Conlon Steps Down as Lynn Jets Hockey Coach

By Cary Shuman Classical director of athletics Bill Devin tried to get Lynn Jets hockey coach Joe Conlon to reconsider. Conlon notified Devin and other Lynn school administrators last week that he had decided to step down from his head coaching position after nine successful seasons. Conlon also sent an email to the Lynn...

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