Monthly Archives: February 2018

Lynn English Basketball

February 23, 2018
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Lynn English Basketball

REJECTED:   Lynn English center Ademide Badmus swats away a layup attempt by Everett’s Caleb Jacobs during an exciting matchup on Monday night, Feb. 19, at the St. John’s Prep Invitational Tournament. Everett and Lynn English matched up for the championship game, and after a very close game, Everett pulled away 69-62.

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Beliveau Retires as Babe Ruth President

February 23, 2018
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Beliveau Retires as Babe Ruth President

Jim Beliveau, the face of Greater Lynn Babe Ruth (GLBR) who has helped keep the organization strong and popular in the city for the past several years, has retired as president. “I think it’s time,” said Beliveau. “I’ve been here over 15 years and it’s time for new, fresh blood to come in and...

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Tension Builds Over Superintendent Search

February 23, 2018
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The search for a new superintendent is causing friction between School Committee members, as some members of the committee feel a bit frozen out of the process of picking a suitable candidate. The interview process has been led by Superintendent Catherine Latham, who was criticized at a recent School Committee meeting for not seeking...

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Lynn English Students Plan Traveling Abroad

February 23, 2018
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Michael Haddad recently requested permission for Lynn English to take its Latin students on a  trip overseas. The trip is slated for Spring 2019 when the school’s Latin students will be going to Greece for 2 days to immerse themselves in the culture and practice their language skills in a real-world environment. Haddad spoke...

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Suspension Rate Down in Lynn Schools

February 23, 2018
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The faculty of Lynn Public Schools are seeking to change the way students are disciplined. The school system has seen a steady decline in the number of students suspended the past few years, thanks in large part to teachers across the district seeking out new ways to address student behavioral issues. Deputy Superintendent Patrick...

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Latham to Submit Statement of Interest to MSBA for New Middle School

February 23, 2018
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Last week the Lynn City Council voted unanimously to authorize Lynn Superintendent Dr. Catherine Latham to submit two ‘statements of interest’ to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) seeking funds to build a new Middle School that would replace the overcrowded Pickering Middle School on Conomo Avenue as well as emergency funds to finally...

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Sports 02-20-2018

February 23, 2018
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St. Mary’s captures Spartan Classic title By Cary Shuman If all goes according to form, St. Mary’s and Archbishop Williams will meet at the Boston Garden next month for the right to play in Springfield for the Division 3 state championship. Coach Jeff Newhall’s Spartans certainly look like the team to beat in the...

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Frederick Douglass 200th Birthday Celebration Begins in Lynn

February 15, 2018
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Frederick Douglass 200th Birthday Celebration Begins in Lynn

The year-long celebration of the 200th birthday of noted social reformer, orator and statesman Frederick Douglass, who moved his family to Lynn in 1841, has begun in the city. A 200th birthday party for Douglass was held Wednesday at Lynn City Hall. Pictured above are Tom Dalton, author of the new book, “Frederick Douglass,...

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Burt Leads BC Over BU in Beanpot Overtime Thriller:Lynn Native Named Outstanding Goalie

February 15, 2018
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Burt Leads BC Over BU in Beanpot Overtime Thriller:Lynn Native Named Outstanding Goalie

There was no way Lynn’s Katie Burt was going to lose her final Beanpot game at Boston College’s Kelley Rink inside the Conte Forum. And Burt, the Eagles’ all-time NCAA winningest goaltender, made sure of it by helping to blanket the Boston University offense for the entire third period and in overtime. Burt’s clutch...

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Bayon Adult Health Care Center Opens in Lynn

February 15, 2018
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Bayon Adult Health Care Center Opens in Lynn

A new adult day health care center will hold its grand opening this Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at its site at 15 Bubier St., Lynn. Michael Ouk, program manager, and Johnson Mao, marketing director, said that the Bayon Adult Day Health Care Center, is ready to open its doors at its...

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