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Lynn Area Chamber Turns out to Honor Sandra Lewis on her Hall of Fame Induction

November 21, 2014
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Lynn Area Chamber Turns out to Honor Sandra Lewis on her Hall of Fame Induction

The Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce, led by president and CEO Leslie Gould, joined with the Lynn Tech community to honor Sandra Lewis on her induction in to the Lynn Tech Hall of Fame Saturday night at Angelica’s in Middleton. Chamber members have known Lewis as their membership and events manager for the past...

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The Simple Tool: Lynn Firefighters Jordan and Thivierge Invent Cleaning Device

November 18, 2014
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The Simple Tool: Lynn Firefighters Jordan and Thivierge Invent Cleaning Device

 The Simple Tool is in Lynn and its inventors are setting out to revolutionize the cleaning industry. Rusty Jordan and Marcel Thivierge, who each have 20 years of experience in the Lynn Fire Department as firefighters, have created The Simple Tool, a triangular cleaning instrument that can be used in place of paper towels...

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Stu Cook, CCR Perform at Lynn Auditorium Friday night

November 1, 2014
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Bass guitarist Stu Cook and Creedence Clearwater Revival are undisputed legends in the music industry, top-of-their-profession artists who were deservedly inducted in to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The band has sold more than 100 million albums. Cook and drummer Doug Clifford are still going strong and then some. Their group, Creedence...

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John Ford Will Run for Ward 7 Seat

October 16, 2014
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John Ford Will Run for Ward 7 Seat

John Ford, a member of the Lynn School Committee for the past 12 years, has announced that he will see the Ward 7 City Council seat in the 2015 election. Ford, who has been elected to the School Committee six times, is hoping to continue a family tradition of public service in the ward...

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Supporting Our Military: St. John’s Prep Senior Cullen Dunnigan Will Run in Marine Marathon in D.C.

October 6, 2014
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Supporting Our Military: St. John’s Prep Senior Cullen Dunnigan Will Run in Marine Marathon in D.C.

St. John’s Prep senior Cullen Dunnigan of Lynn is training for the Marine Corps Marathon that will be held Oct. 26 in Washington, D.C. Dunnigan, 18, will run in the 26.2-mile event as a member of the U.S. Navy Memorial Team that is raising funds for the Navy Memorial Foundation and the Wounded Warrior...

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Pine Hill’s Colin Reddy is Presented Sonny Man Hill Sportmanship Award

September 29, 2014
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Pine Hill’s Colin Reddy is Presented Sonny Man Hill Sportmanship Award

When Pine Hill Little League All-Star Colin Reddy was asked to make a speech after receiving the Sonny Man Hill Sportsmanship Award, the Breed Middle School eighth grader said, “Thank you.” Reddy didn’t have to say much: his sensational Little League career, capped off by winning the Lynn Home Run Derby and the Gallant...

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Crighton Wins State Representative Race

September 10, 2014
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Crighton Wins State Representative Race

Showing strength at the polls throughout the 11th Essex District, Councilor-at-Large Brendan Crighton won  election to the state representative seat Tuesday. Crighton received 2,370 votes to top the three-candidate field. School Committee member Charlie Gallo finished second with 1,395 votes. Aikaterini Panagiotakis Koudanis received 229 votes. Crighton won the Democratic primary for the seat....

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Ridley Begins Year as Interim Principal At Thurgood Marshall Middle School

September 5, 2014
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Ridley Begins Year as Interim Principal At Thurgood Marshall Middle School

Jim Ridley was “taken by surprise but honored” when Supt. of Schools Dr. Catherine Latham asked him if he would be interested in becoming the interim principal of the Thurgood Marshall Middle School following the unexpected resignation of Richard Cowdell. Ridley accepted the appointment and the 62-year-old retired administrator was at the school Wednesday...

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Everett, GBL Continue to Seek Merger with NEC

September 5, 2014
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Supt. of Everett Schools Frederick Foresteire said the GBL-NEC Jamboree Friday night was the first step in a renewal of the Greater Boston League’s bid to create a merger with the Northeastern Conference. Currently there are four GBL schools (Everett, Malden, Medford, and Somerville) and 12 NEC schools (Saugus is returning to the NEC...

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Tim Phelan Named Girls Soccer Coach at Austin Prep

August 25, 2014
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Tim Phelan Named Girls Soccer Coach at Austin Prep

When Tim Phelan returned from Ireland after coaching the Lynn Breakers girls soccer team to the Limerick Plate in an international tournament, that one amazing excursion and victory alone would have been enough to call it a memorable and exciting summer. But another significant milestone was waiting for Phelan upon his return, one that...

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