Monthly Archives: September 2017

Technology Available:District Hopes to Promote Community Service Tracking Program Among Students

September 22, 2017
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By Jay Lancaster Technology was front and center at the recent School Committee meeting. The technology in question is a new online system of tracking students’ involvement in community service. School Committee member Jared Nicholson got the ball rolling on the discussion of the tracking system. “We had discussed this last year, about adding...

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Select Health Care Courses Now Available at NSCC Lynn

September 22, 2017
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Lynn residence interested in exploring select allied health professions will be able to do so on the Lynn Campus of North Shore Community College. NSCC received a Massachusetts Capital Skills Grant to renovate two McGee Building classrooms into a Universal Health Care Laboratory.  For the very first time, this will enable the college to...

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Vocational Programs Taking Shape at LVTI

September 22, 2017
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By Jay Lancaster Guidance counselor Brian O’Connell has a lot to say about the proposed vocational programs set to begin at Lynn Vocational Technical Institute. He and his team have crafted two separate 10 week programs for the school and hope to institute them soon. “The idea was to run two 10-week vocational programs...

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Fall Is Here — Make the Most of It

September 22, 2017
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Although those of us who are fortunate to live near the coast may choose the summer as our favorite time of year, fall is the top choice of many of our fellow New Englanders — and a close second for the rest of us — when we are asked what is our favorite season....

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Comeback Complete:Nikolakopoulos Named Lynn City Soccer Tourney MVP

September 22, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Mia Nikolakopolous made a triumphant return to the St. Mary’s High School girls soccer team in the Lynn City Soccer Tournament. Nikolakopolous, a senior captain, received the tournament’s Most Valuable Player Award, leading the Spartans to victories over Lynn English (3-0) and Lynn Classical (2-1). The highly skilled, 17-year-old midfielder missed...

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McGee Bests Kennedy in Preliminary Election

September 15, 2017
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McGee Bests Kennedy in Preliminary Election

By Leah Dearborn It was a big week for state Sen. Thomas McGee, who captured over 70 percent of the votes for mayor in Tuesday’s preliminary election. Incumbent Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy received 27.81 percent of the 5,869 total votes cast in the mayoral race, which saw relatively low turnout. Of the 52,418 registered...

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New Look for West Lynn Pop Warner

September 15, 2017
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New Look for West Lynn Pop Warner

By Cary Shuman West Lynn Pop Warner has a new look, new opponents, and a new playoff formula. The Rams ‘A’ (Unlimited Weight) team unveiled their brand new, college-style, green and yellow uniforms in their season opener against Everett Sunday at Manning Field. West Lynn fell to the Crimson Tide, 21-6. Amy Robinson, who...

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Spartans Beat Sachems 54-21 in Home Opener

September 15, 2017
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By Joe Kasper It didn’t take long for the St. Mary’s football team to find the end zone, in their home opener, at Manning Field this past Friday night. The Spartans drove down the field and capped off their first drive with a 33-yard touchdown run by senior running back, James Brumfield. After making...

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Free Trees Available Through Greening the Gateway Cities Program

September 15, 2017
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Free trees available through Greening the Gateway Cities Program Free trees are available to residents in a section of the downtown and West Lynn area through the Greening the Gateway Cities Program (GGCP), which is funded by the state office of Energy and Environmental Affairs and administered by the Department of Conservation and Recreation...

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Remembering the Heroes of 9/11

September 15, 2017
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For every generation of Americans for the past near-century, there have been seminal events for which those who were of a certain age can recall “where they were” when they “heard the news.” Every member of the Greatest Generation could recall with vivid clarity the announcement by President Roosevelt of the Day of Infamy...

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