Monthly Archives: September 2017

Brothers Present BC Football Tickets Prior to Speech by All-American Tony Thurman

September 29, 2017
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Brothers Present BC Football Tickets Prior to Speech by All-American Tony Thurman

By Cary Shuman Dr. Dan Dill and his brother, Tom Dill, owner of the Lazy Dog Restaurant in Lynn, presented the Lynn Classical football team 50 tickets to Saturday’s BC-Central Michigan game before a Rams’ practice Monday. The Dills made the donation in honor of Tony Thurman, who was coached in football by Dan...

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Lynn Schoolteacher’s Husband Arraigned in Wife’s Slaying

September 29, 2017
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By John Lynds The husband of Lynn second grade teacher Vanessa MacCormack, who was found murdered in her Revere home Saturday, was arraigned in Chelsea District Court Wednesday. Andrew MacCormack, 29, of Revere pleaded not guilty to charges that he beat, strangled and stabbed his wife causing her death. MacCormack was ordered held without...

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Jared Nicholson Lynn School Committee Campaign Reception

September 29, 2017
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My name is Jared Nicholson. I’m in my first term on the School Committee and I’m excited to be running for reelection. I’m excited to share what we’ve accomplished in the last two years, working with my colleagues on the Committee and the Lynn Public Schools team. Here are some examples: We have pushed...

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Knights of Columbus Presents Scholarship to St Mary’s Grad Arlenis Mendez

September 29, 2017
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By Cary Shuman The Knights of Columbus of Lynn presented a $1,000 scholarship to St. Mary’s High School graduate Arelenis Mendez during a ceremony Friday night at the organization’s headquarters on Lynnfield Street. Grand Knight Fausto Cabrera Jr. presented the check to Mendez, who was accompanied by her mother, Marlene, a native of Venezuela,...

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Council Votes to Change Zoning for Former Thurgood Marshall Middle School Building

September 29, 2017
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By John Lynds After opting back in May not to take action to amend the city’s zoning ordinance to remove some zoning restrictions to allow for potential reuse of the former Thurgood Marshall Middle School building the Lynn City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to remove zoning restrictions. Council President Darren Cyr said the...

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‘Freedom Writers’ Teacher Visits Lynn English

September 29, 2017
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Story and Photo by Marianne Salza On September 26, Erin Gruwell, whose compelling journey with her 150 “at-risk” 9th graders was depicted in the 1999 book, The Freedom Writers Diary, and the 2007 movie, Freedom Writers, visited Lynn English High School to explain how writing influenced and transformed her students’ lives. Initially divided by...

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Trump is Moving US Closer to War

September 29, 2017
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We were listening to the segment on 60 Minutes Sunday night in which Oprah Winfrey was interviewing pro-Trump and anti-Trump voters from Michigan, and we were struck by the comment of one man as to why he voted for Trump. He voiced a common refrain that many Trump supporters expressed during the campaign: The...

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St. Mary’s opens CCL schedule versus Cardinal Spellman Friday

September 28, 2017
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By Joe Kasper The St. Mary’s High football team is making the trip to Brockton Friday (6:30 p.m.) for a Catholic Central League (CCL) game against Cardinal Spellman. St. Mary’s (3-0) has dominated on the offensive side in its first three games. The Spartans have outscored their opponents,152-37, with 86 of those points coming...

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Wyoma MVP

September 22, 2017
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Wyoma MVP

Lily Newhall, who received the Wyoma Little League Softball MVP Award for the second year in a row, is pictured with her proud family, parents, Jason Newhall and Lysa Newhall, sister, Adyson Newhall, and brother, Shea Newhall.

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Dr Sinha Speaks at Lynn Museum

September 22, 2017
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Dr Sinha Speaks at Lynn Museum

The Lynn Museum hosted a speaking engagement Tuesday night by Dr. Manisha Sinha, author of The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition. Dr. Sinha is the Draper Chair in American History at the University of Connecticut. Pictured at the Museum are, from left, Museum Education and Research Specialist Judith Marshall, North Shore Labor Council...

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