Monthly Archives: April 2018

Boston North Cancer Assoc will Honor Solimine at May 3 Gala

April 21, 2018
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Boston North Cancer Assoc will Honor Solimine at May 3 Gala

There isn’t an organization in Lynn that hasn’t been touched by the kindness and generosity of David J. Solimine Sr. and his family. From his annual efforts for the Item Santa Fund to his substantial donation of scholarships for Lynn students, Solimine has been there for causes of all kinds. On May 3 at...

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Celebrating Mary Taylor:Proud Matriarch of Lynn Family Feted on her 80th Birthday

April 21, 2018
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Celebrating Mary Taylor:Proud Matriarch of Lynn Family Feted on her 80th Birthday

More than 150 family members and friends gathered at the Knights of Columbus to honor lifelong Lynn resident Mary (MacDonald) Taylor at an 80th surprise birthday party. Among the invited guests was Mayor Tom McGee, who presented a citation to Mrs. Taylor, congratulating her on the milestone and wishing her continued health and happiness...

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Wyoma’s Jay Newhall Favors New Little League Bat Regulations

April 21, 2018
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Jay Newhall, a baseball coach and the umpire-in-chief in the Wyoma Little League, said he favors the new Little League bat regulations that go in to effect nationwide for the 2018 season. Though the change in regulations for all bats hasn’t garnered much attention locally and few, if any stories have been written about...

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Sagan Realtors Merges with Harborside Sotheby’s International

April 21, 2018
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Sagan Realtors and Harborside Sotheby’s International Realty (Harborside SIR) announced that they have merged and will now operate as Sagan Harborside Sotheby’s International Realty. The merger strengthens their presence in Swampscott and Marblehead and further expands the company’s reach across Essex County.  With this combination, Sagan Harborside Sotheby’s International Realty has grown to over...

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Helping Students Realize their Potential:Samuels Brings Billionaire Babies Program to Lynn

April 21, 2018
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Linda Samuels has great confidence in her ability to teach young people. Always striving to ignite a lifelong love of learning in her students, Samuels has an impressive resume that includes 30 years in education, working as a teacher at  the Dana Hall School, a private girls’ high school in Wellesley, and as an...

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SBA Helps Lynn Remain Open for Business

April 21, 2018
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When Small Business Administration district director Robert H. Nelson visited the city Tuesday, he delivered more than just the best wishes of the federal government. Nelson presented a check for $200,000 to Mayor Thomas M. McGee and Economic Development and Industrial Corporation executive director James M. Cowdell, the funding to be used for EDIC/Lynn’s...

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Southern Maine Community College to Welcome Lynn Students

April 21, 2018
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Lynn students are gearing up for a trip to Maine. The School Committee have approved a field trip for students from the city’s English, Classical and Tech schools to Portland, Maine to visit Southern Maine Community College. About 32 students will be taking the trip to SMCC to tour the campus and hear from...

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School Committee Discusses Student Safety

April 21, 2018
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Officer Oren Wright of the Lynn Police Department Spoke to the School Committee about the security measures the school system and police department have in place to protect students. He spoke at length about the different measures the school district has in place to keep each school secure. These include the badge and lanyard...

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Mixed News Regarding Graduation Rates

April 21, 2018
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Deputy Superintendent Patrick Tutwiler recently presented data to the School Committee that paints a mixed portrait of the district’s academic performance. The main barometers of student graduation all stayed somewhat steady but none improved in a substantial way. “You can see our 4-year graduation rate declined with the class of 2017. It is a...

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Is April the New January?

April 21, 2018
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When the meteorologists had compiled their weather statistics for the months of February and March, they informed us that for the second straight year, February actually was warmer than March. This pronouncement led the pundits to ponder whether, “March is the new February and February is the new March.” As long-time Eastern New Englanders,...

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