11 search results for "highlands"

A Lost Gem is Restored: Bill Trahant Joins Highlands Coalition In Rebuilding Henry Ave. Playground

June 18, 2013
By
A Lost Gem is Restored: Bill Trahant Joins Highlands Coalition In Rebuilding Henry Ave. Playground

The Henry Avenue Playground in the Highlands section of Lynn is alive again. Ward 2 Councilor Bill Trahant, the Highlands Coalition, and the city have combined forces to give the playground a new look and new equipment. “This is something that we’ve been working on for five years putting this project together with Community...

Read more »

Thank You, Bill Trahant and the Highlands Coalition

June 18, 2013
By

When you have a prominent city leader and a neighborhood group working together for the betterment of the city, great things can happen. That’s the only way you can describe the partnership between Ward 2 Councilor Bill Trahant Jr. and the Highlands Coalition as they teamed up to make the Henry Avenue Playground a...

Read more »

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

June 15, 2018
By

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...

Read more »

Joseph Set for Annual Douglass Speech Reading at High Rock Park on July 3

June 17, 2017
By
Joseph Set for Annual Douglass Speech Reading at High Rock Park on July 3

By Cary Shuman Wendy Joseph came to the North Shore from Bellingham (Mass.) when she enrolled as a student at Salem State University. Joseph and her husband returned to the area when they purchased a home in the Highlands neighborhood in Lynn. “As soon as I went to Salem State, I fell in love...

Read more »

Wednesday Commute Hits Slick Patch

February 10, 2017
By

By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Lynn Police and Fire crews responded to more than 60 calls for traffic accidents Wednesday morning, January 8, due to “an onset of sudden black ice,” according to Lynn Police Lieutenant Rick Donnelly, who added that the early morning freeze was unanticipated and caught drivers by surprise. “I think the...

Read more »

Joseph Hosts Frederick Douglass Reading at High Rock Park

July 1, 2016
By
Joseph Hosts Frederick Douglass Reading at High Rock Park

By Cary Shuman Lynn Highlands resident Wendy Joseph and Mass Humanities, in coordination with the Lynn Museum, will hold a Frederick Douglass reading of his famous speech from 1852 on Sunday, July 3 (6 p.m.) at High Rock Tower Park to coincide with the Lynn fireworks show. According to Joseph, the event’s non-profit partner...

Read more »

Lynn’s Paola Otero Is a Hit on the Field and in the Classroom

April 24, 2015
By
Lynn’s Paola Otero Is a Hit on the Field and in the Classroom

Lynn’s Paola Otero is the first to admit that when it came to playing softball, she was what you might call a late bloomer. It’s not that the ability wasn’t there when she was younger, it’s that she didn’t start playing until she was 13 years old and even then, it happened by chance....

Read more »

Walsh Launches New TV Show About Lynn

September 4, 2012
By
Walsh Launches New TV Show About Lynn

Robert “Clay” Walsh, a former candidate for Lynn City Council, has launched a new television show, “The Lynn Show,” that can be viewed on lynnshow.com. Walsh, 35, said the show focuses on “Lynn residents who are making a positive contribution to the community.” “We’re doing a similar thing to a blog,” but instead of...

Read more »

Caufield Announces for State Representative

January 10, 2012
By
Caufield Announces for State Representative

Dwight “Dusty” Caufield, a lifelong resident of Lynn, will kick off his candidacy for state representative of the 10th  Essex District at an event this Sunday, Jan. 15 at The Lazy Dog in Wyoma Square. Caufield, a Republican, is running for the seat currently held by State Rep. Robert F. Fennell, a Democrat. Caufield,...

Read more »

Kipp School project opposed by two groups

November 1, 2010
By

Two groups are attempting to stop the KIPP Academy from buying the VFW Post 507 property on High Rock Street in an attempt to stop Kipp from building there. Kipp announced some months ago that they would be buying the defunct VFW Post property and would be building a $25 million educational facility that...

Read more »

Recent Activity

Full Print Edition