Monthly Archives: June 2017

Technology is Killing Us

June 17, 2017
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It often is said that technology is a two-edged sword. While it certainly is true that advances in technology bring many benefits, those benefits often find themselves subject to the law of unintended consequences. The dramatic rise in cell phone use represents a clear example of how technology can have an adverse impact on...

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Breaking Ground

June 9, 2017
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Breaking Ground

St. Mary’s High School held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new, $9 million STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) building. The three-story building will be situated between the William F. Connell Academic Center and Tony Conigliaro Gymnasium. Participating in the groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday morning are, from left, Paul Price, board of trustees, Bruce Gordon,...

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PUNT,PASS and KIPP:KIPP Academy Launches Football Team; Joins Commonwealth Athletic Conference

June 9, 2017
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PUNT,PASS and KIPP:KIPP Academy Launches Football Team; Joins Commonwealth Athletic Conference

By Cary Shuman The city of Lynn now has five high school football programs. KIPP Academy Lynn Collegiate High School, a charter school located on High Rock Street, will field a varsity football team for the first time this fall and compete in the Commonwealth Athletic Conference (CAC) Small Division. KIPP joins Lynn Classical,...

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McGee Receives Signatures to be on Ballot for Mayor

June 9, 2017
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As of May 22nd, Tom McGee (D-Lynn) has submitted 614 certified signatures, which qualifies him for a spot on the ballot for mayor this fall. “I am happy to officially be on the ballot for mayor and look forward to campaigning over the next few months across the city. Since announcing my candidacy for...

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City Offering Affordable Home Composter

June 9, 2017
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The City of Lynn is offering a home composter called the Earth Machine for $25, thanks to funding from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP). “We are offering these composters to Lynn residents because it will decrease solid waste in the city, and more people composting and gardening makes for a better city...

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McGee Endorsed by Lynn Firefighters and PFFM

June 9, 2017
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Tom McGee recently received unanimous endorsements from the officers and members of Lynn Local 739 and from the Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts for Mayor of Lynn. The endorsements were voted on and officially announced at the Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts state meeting last month at St. Michael’s Hall in Lynn. A letter signed...

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FUN-Damental Basketball Camp Open to Boys and Girls in the Local Area

June 9, 2017
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The annual FUN-damental Basketball Camp, open to boys and girls in the local area, will be held July 24-July 28, 2017 at the Immaculate Conception Parish Center, located at 59 Summer Street in Everett. The camp will be held between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. for boys and girls entering grades...

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State Police Confirm Presence of Highly-Lethal Opioid in Massachusetts

June 9, 2017
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The Massachusetts State Police Crime Laboratory analyzes substances seized by Massachusetts State Police or other police agences that are suspected to be illegal narcotics. The samples submitted for testing generally are those found on arrested suspects, purchased by undercover officers, seized during search warrants, or recovered from crime scenes. In recent weeks, the MSP...

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Gov Baker Stands Tall — Again

June 9, 2017
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The swift and unequivocal announcement last Friday by Gov. Charlie Baker that Massachusetts will join in an initiative with other states to encourage alternative forms of energy in order to reduce carbon emissions is yet another example of the sort of straightforward decision-making that has become a hallmark of the Baker administration. Gov. Baker’s...

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St Mary’s Softball Team Claims Title

June 3, 2017
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St Mary’s Softball Team Claims Title

By Joyce Erekson The 21st annual John G. Holland Memorial Softball Tournament is in the books and once again. St. Mary’s has laid claim to the title. Senior Casey Fraher dropped a two-run double down the right field line in the top of the sixth inning to break a scoreless tie. She then scored...

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