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Warren Pitches a Perfect Game:Classical Freshman Makes History in Win over English

May 25, 2018
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When Lynn Classical’s All-Conference pitcher Tori Adams had to miss a few games due to an injury, coach Erica Richard turned to freshman Brooke Warren for the starting assignments. Warren, a talented southpaw who had excelled in Little League Softball, delivered in a big way. Warren tossed a perfect game last week, retiring all...

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Local Basketball Officials Pay Tribute to Richard Feinberg

May 17, 2018
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Area basketball referees are fondly remembering one of their colleagues, Richard Feinberg, who was a longtime official and commissioner of the Dual County League. Mr. Feinberg, who was a beloved teacher at Chelsea High School and Northeast Regional Vocational High School in Wakefield and a former member of the Swampscott School Committee, died on...

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Gannon Golfers Take Advantage of Warmer May Temperatures

May 4, 2018
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Gannon Golfers Take Advantage of Warmer May Temperatures

Golfing weather finally arrived Wednesday with temperatures hitting the mid-80s, and golfers started hitting the links early at Gannon Municipal Golf Course in Lynn. Among the foursomes teeing off for a round of golf in the morning sun were Frank Poska, T.P. Geaney, Dennis Geaney, and Bob Smith. “The course looks great, there have...

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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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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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Thomsen Holding Court:Legendary NBA Writer from Swampscott Will Hold Book Signing in Winthrop

April 13, 2018
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Swampscott resident Ian Thomsen, one of the nation’s leading sportswriters for the past three decades, will be in Winthrop on April 19 to talk about his new book, “The Soul of Basketball: The Epic Showdown Between Lebron, Kobe, Doc and Dirk That Saved the NBA.” Thomas will be speaking about the book and his...

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Tech Students Help Honor America:Precision Machine Students Produce Cannons for Winners in the Boston Marathon Ruck March

April 13, 2018
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Lynn Tech students will be warming the hearts of U.S. military personnel, first responders and civilians at the Tough Ruck, an event on Saturday that is affiliated with the Boston Marathon. The students, under the direction of machine shop instructor Michael Pickering, are responsible for making the engraved, aluminum cannons that will be presented...

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A Heart-Warming Story:HomeServe Helps World War II Veteran with a Brand New Boiler

March 23, 2018
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Edward Andruskiewicz, a lifelong Luynn resident and a World War II veteran, is very grateful to HomeServe for installing a new boiler at his home. “I had 3-4 feet of water in my cellar that was caused by flooding from the Nor’easter ,” said Andruskiewicz. That’s when HomeServe, Andruskiewicz’s home service provider who...

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