Monthly Archives: June 2018

2018 Graduation

June 15, 2018
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2018 Graduation

Some of the Lynn Classical High School graduates from the Class of 2018 are pictured before the Graduation Exercises held June 8 at the school.

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Lynn/Nahant Nonprofits Receive Beaches Grant

June 15, 2018
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Lynn/Nahant Nonprofits Receive Beaches Grant

Three Lynn/Nahant organizations each received a Better Beaches grant from Save the Harbor/Save the Bay and the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) last Saturday to support free summer beach events and harbor activities throughout the summer. Friends of Lynn and Nahant Beach received a $7,500 grant, Girls Inc. of Lynn received a $2,500...

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Wendy Joseph Announces 8th Annual Reading of Frederick Douglass’ Speech Event for July 3

June 15, 2018
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Highlands resident Wendy Joseph has announced that the 8th Annual Reading of Frederick Douglass’ Speech will be held on July 3 at 6 p.m. at High Rock Tower Park on Circuit Avenue. Last year’s event drew a record crowd of more than 600 people. “We think this event is very special because it’s part...

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Eastern Bank Chair, CEO Bob Rivers Elected as Chair of the Massachusetts Business Roundtable

June 15, 2018
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The Massachusetts Business Roundtable’s Board of Directors today unanimously voted to elect Bob Rivers, Chair and CEO, Eastern Bank, to serve as Chair during its 39th Annual Meeting, hosted by Foley Hoag in Boston. The Roundtable is a non-profit, member-driven, public policy organization representing CEOs and senior executives from companies in diverse industry sectors...

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Restauranteurs Bring Flavor of the North End to Encore Boston Harbor

June 15, 2018
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Encore Boston Harbor has picked two North End restaurant legends—Frank DePasquale and Nick Varano—to operate a 135-seat, 5,200-square-foot Italian restaurant at the five-star, $2.5 billion Encore Boston Harbor Resort. ‘Fratelli’ (which means brothers in Italian) is the first local restaurant partnership between DePasquale and Varano and the first locally operated restaurant at the 3...

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Hook and Reel Lands at Wonderland Marketplace

June 15, 2018
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Just a stone’s throw away from the Wonderland T station and Revere Beach is the Wonderland Marketplace, where the Hook and Reel offers authentic Cajun seafood with a casual dining theme of “no plates, no forks, no rules!” You select your meat, seafood, vegetables and sauces and out comes a culinary creation that will...

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Yawkey Foundation Donates Its Annual Scholarships

June 15, 2018
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The Yawkey Foundation will once again be donating scholarships to the Harry Agganis Foundation’s scholarship program. The scholarships will be presented at a gathering of all Agganis Week athletes on Sunday, June 24, at Manning Field. It is the Yawkey Foundation, named in memory of former Red Sox owner Thomas Yawkey and Jean Yawkey,...

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City Council News

June 15, 2018
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The project to restore the aging Lynn Commons is one step closer to a reality following this week’s Lynn City Council meeting. At Tuesday night’s Lynn City Council meeting, council members voted in favor of authorizing Mayor Thomas McGee to begin the process of applying for a PARC (Parkland Acquisitions and Renovations for Communities)...

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A Tragedy with a Lesson For All of Us

June 15, 2018
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Most of us probably never heard of Charlotte Fox, who was the first American woman to ascend three, 26,000-foot or higher mountains, including Mt. Everest. Yet she tragically made the news recently when she was found dead at her home in Telluride, Colorado, apparently from a fall while she was descending a steep flight...

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Glenda Jackson — A True Inspiration

June 15, 2018
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Glenda Jackson, the brilliant British actress, is 82 years old. Yet despite being an octogenarian, she won the Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a play Sunday night. Performing on the stage on Broadway is grueling work — eight shows a week — for anyone, let alone a person who is well beyond...

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