Monthly Archives: August 2017

Donation for First Responders

August 31, 2017
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Donation for First Responders

Several members of the Lynn Police and Fire Departments gathered to take part in a generous donation for First Responders – made possible by the Lynn G.E. Employees Good Neighbor Fund. Janet Melanson, second in, far right, Secretary of the Lynn G.E. Employees Good Neighbor Fund, helped to arrange the donation of boxes filled with...

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Mayor Kennedy Welcomes Market Basket to Lynn

August 31, 2017
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Mayor Kennedy Welcomes Market Basket to Lynn

By Cary Shuman Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy welcomed Market Basket to Lynn during a visit to the store Wednesday morning in advance of the official grand opening ceremonies that are set for Saturday at 8 a.m. The store’s arrival represents another triumph for the Kennedy administration and the city’s Economic Development and Industrial Corp.,...

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Lynn City Supports St Michael’s Parish Condo Development

August 31, 2017
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By John Lynds Built in 1906 St. Michael the Archangel Parish on Summer Street in Lynn was once the center of the city’s thriving Polish American community. The church was one of only a handful of Polish-American Roman Catholic parishes in the Boston Archdiocese. Sadly the church closed on June 25, 2006 during the...

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Greater Lynn Senior Services Receives Prestigious National Award

August 31, 2017
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Greater Lynn Senior Services (GLSS) announces that The Kiosk for Living Well has received recognition from the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) with an Aging Innovations Award, the highest honor presented by n4a to member agencies.  The awards program is supported by WellCare.  The Kiosk for Living Well was among the...

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Impossible Dream Team Reunion

August 31, 2017
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Lynn residents joined a large contingent of Red Sox fans at the 1967 Impossible Dream Team Reunion Aug. 17 at Tony C’s Restaurant on Boylston Street, Boston. Richie and Billy Conigliaro welcomed members of the 1967 Red Sox team and other celebrities to the event. Their older brother, Tony Conigliaro, was a star for...

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Two Great Institutions:David and Mary Jane Solimine Celebrate 60 Years of Marriage at Anniversary Party

August 17, 2017
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Two Great Institutions:David and Mary Jane Solimine Celebrate 60 Years of Marriage at Anniversary Party

By Cary Shuman They came to David Solimine Jr.’s beautiful home on Joel Circle Sunday to celebrate the Solimine-Melanson family reunion Sunday afternoon but there was no question who the centerpieces of this wonderful gathering were. David Solimine Sr. and Mary Jane (Melanson) Solimine were honored on the occasion of their 60th wedding anniversary...

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Celebrate Literacy Day Event to Benefit Anthony Seaforth’s Group

August 17, 2017
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Celebrate Literacy Day Event to Benefit Anthony Seaforth’s Group

By Cary Shuman Anthony Seaforth, former Lynn Classical and Bentley University football standout, and his organization, No Ceilings Movement (NCM), will be the honored beneficiary of the proceeds from the annual Celebrate Literacy Day event on Aug. 30 in Lynn. Seaforth is founder and executive director of the NCM organization that began in 2011...

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Cambridge College Moves Campus to Charlestown

August 17, 2017
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Cambridge College, long considered a pioneer in adult learning, opens their new campus in Boston’s historic Hood Park (Charlestown), having moved from its former location on Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge. The new, state-of-the-art campus consolidates the four schools into a single campus in Boston. “We are delighted to welcome new, returning, and future students...

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School Will Be Back — Drive with Care

August 17, 2017
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With school bells ringing for the start of the 2017-18 school year next week and the week thereafter, commuters will have to adjust to the prospect of schoolchildren and school buses returning to our streets. All of us who drive to work in the early mornings on weekdays have to admit that not having...

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Another Alcohol-Related Tragedy

August 17, 2017
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Perhaps it is because we have children who are teenagers, but the news Monday morning of the death of a 16-year-old girl on the Merrimack River in a jet-ski accident in which alcohol allegedly was involved hit us particularly hard. According to news reports, the 32-year-old man who has been charged with drunken boating...

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