Monthly Archives: June 2017

Boxing Fundraiser

June 30, 2017
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Boxing Fundraiser

Lynn’s Charles Espinola (right) gave punch after punch to John Ferrerra of Oliviera Boxing at the Boxing for Hope Fundraiser this past Saturday at Lynn Tech.

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Emma-Zin Ending:Trahant Selected as Agganis Softball Game MVP

June 30, 2017
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Emma-Zin Ending:Trahant Selected as Agganis Softball Game MVP

By Cary Shuman Emma Trahant is heading to the Lynn English Hall of Fame one day with one more major-league achievement on her resume: most valuable player of the 2017 Agganis All-Star Softball Game. Trahant, a multi-talented three-sport (soccer, swimming, and softball) captain, was the unanimous choice for the South team’s top honor after...

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Lynn City Council Votes to Raise Trash Fee

June 30, 2017
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By John Lynds On Tuesday, following nearly an hour and half of testimony from the mayor and the city’s department heads, the Lynn City Council voted in favor of raising the city’s trash fee for some homeowners as a way to raise much needed revenue. The measure the Council voted in favor for will...

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Lynn Residents Riding for A Cure in the Pan-Mass Challenge

June 30, 2017
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On Aug. 5 and 6, John Coulon and Magaly Flores of Lynn will cycle up to 192 miles in the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) with the goal of raising $48 million for critical research and cancer care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. During PMC weekend, more than 6,200 cyclists from more than 40 states and eight...

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Meet You at Red Rock:Summer Isn’t Summer Without Popular Concert Series

June 30, 2017
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It’s hot.  The kids need a diversion and you could use some relaxation after a long day.  What you need is a family activity that’s not too active but something outdoors, preferably somewhere cool.  For a fun event that’s just right for a warm summer night, the beach is the place to go. Each...

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Representative Wong Opposes 2018 Ballot Proposal to Create A Graduated State Income Tax

June 30, 2017
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State Representative Donald H. Wong (R-Saugus) recently voted to oppose placing a graduated state income tax plan on the 2018 state ballot. Citing concerns about its Constitutionality, uncertainty over how the money raised will actually be spent, and the long-term impact the tax change will have on the state’s economy, Representative Wong voted against...

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Forever Lynn English Baseball:Cappnigro Coaches Bulldogs Alumni for the NSBL’s Swampscott Sox

June 30, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Joe Caponigro has stepped down as the head coach of the Lynn English High School baseball team but his connection to the school and its former players is still strong. In fact, Caponigro has several Bulldogs baseball alumni on his roster for the Swampscott Sox in the North Shore Baseball League....

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GLCC Raises Funds for the REAL Program

June 30, 2017
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Members of the Greater Lynn Chamber of Commerce Women in Networking Committee (WIN) recently presented Jan Plourde, founder of The REAL Program, with a check for $300 to support their mission to improve literacy in Lynn.   “REAL” stand for Reading and Educational Assistance for Learning.   Proceeds were raised from a recent GLCC Women in...

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GLCC Donates to Beyond Walls Initiative

June 30, 2017
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The Greater Lynn Chamber of Commerce recently donated $500 to the Beyond Walls Downtown Arts & Cultural Initiative.  Beyond Walls mission is to create public art and lighting installations throughout downtown Lynn through public / private partnerships creating opportunities for economic development. Also making a donation from his business was Rick Wood (pictured), from...

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Lynn English High School Sophomore Selected to Attend MA HOBY Seminar

June 30, 2017
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The MA HOBY Leadership Seminar provides youth with unique leadership training to equip them with the tools they need to make a positive change in their home, school, and community. Chrisneiris Difo Reynoso, a resident of Lynn, MA, was selected to attend the MA HOBY Leadership Seminar held June 16-18, 2017 at Bentley University...

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