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A Surprise Party for Mayor Kennedy:Friends Honor Her on 53rd Birthday at Fran’s Place

July 30, 2015
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A Surprise Party for Mayor Kennedy:Friends Honor Her on 53rd Birthday at Fran’s Place

Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy thought she was attending an anniversary for Jay and Linda Collins, owners of Fran’s Place. But when she and her chief of staff, Jamie Cerulli, walked into to the establishment July 22, the mayor knew that the large gathering assembled was, in fact, there for her special occasion. Colleagues in...

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Nahant Beach Triathlon Series Still Going Strong

July 30, 2015
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Nahant Beach Triathlon Series Still Going Strong

No bicycling. No problem. The Nahant Beach Triathlon is celebrating its 35th year and though the bicycling portion is no more, the event is still a popular weekly summertime tradition among area triathlon enthusiasts. Lynn resident Robert Levine, 67, is the chief executive officer of the Series while Jerry Powers, 69, is the co-race...

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Onward and Upward:Nick Liatsos Opens Health Pro Physical Therapy in Revere

July 24, 2015
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Onward and Upward:Nick Liatsos Opens Health Pro Physical Therapy in Revere

Nick Liatsos stands 6 feet, 4 inches tall, looks like he stepped out of a men’s fitness magazine, and still competes actively in sports, basketball mostly, a love of hoops that dates back to his days as player at Lynn English High School and in the St. George Greek Orthodox Basketball League . It...

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Drink Coffee, Do Good:Haven Project Will Open New Café on Munroe Street

July 22, 2015
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The Haven Project, a Lynn-based program that helps homeless young adults, will be opening a new café, The Land of A Thousand Hills Coffee Company, on Munroe Street this fall. The Southern-based Thousand Hills coffee company, whose motto is “Drink Coffee, Do Good,” is partnering with The Haven Project in a social enterprise venture...

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He a Big Hit in Baseball:Marquese Avery Belts a Grand Slam for Wyoma Ll All-stars

July 14, 2015
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He a Big Hit in Baseball:Marquese Avery Belts a Grand Slam for Wyoma Ll All-stars

The name “Avery” stands for basketball coaching excellence in Lynn. Ten-year-old Marquese Avery’s father, is Marvin Avery, the former Lynn Tech coach who led the Tigers to a state championship in 2002 and sent several players on to college basketball, most notably Memphis star Antonio Anderson, who also played in the National Basketball Association....

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First Class:Dill Teaches Flight Instruction to BSU Students

July 3, 2015
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First Class:Dill Teaches Flight Instruction to BSU Students

Bradley Dill received his student pilot’s certificate when he was a 16-year-old student at St. Mary’s High School. At 17, he had his private pilot’s certificate and at 18, he had his commercial pilot’s certificate. Looking back at that sequence, it means Bradley Dill was flying planes before he was driving cars. The son...

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Blue and Gold Diamond:St. Mary’s Wins State Title with 3-0 Victory over Mount Greylock

June 25, 2015
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Blue and Gold Diamond:St. Mary’s Wins State Title with  3-0 Victory over Mount Greylock

The state championship was hanging in the balance. St. Mary’s was hoping to return to the glory the school enjoyed in baseball 27 years ago, a back-to-back success story that coach Derek Dana and assistants Tim Fila and Tom Donahue were a part of as players. Mount Greylock was seeking its first-ever state title...

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Ouk Announces His Candidacy For Lynn School Committee

June 25, 2015
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Ouk Announces His Candidacy For Lynn School Committee

Four years ago Michael Ouk helped engineer the victory that allowed Hong Net to make history as the first Asian-American elected to office in Lynn. Ouk was the campaign manager for Net, who was elected as a councilor-at-large. Wednesday night Ouk made it official that he will be a candidate for a seat on...

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World Class Soccer Comes to Lynn

June 11, 2015
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Taso Nikolakopoulos will be bringing a world-class soccer extravaganza to Manning Field Saturday at 4 p.m. when his Boston Braves Football Club (FC) hosts one of the world’s most historic clubs, Barcelona FC Veterans Team. “I am the captain for the game, which is the highest owner you can get on this team,” said...

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The Master of Comedy:Don Gavin Set to Host Comedy Show for My Brother’s Table

June 11, 2015
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If you attend a Don Gavin performance, you better laugh quickly because the next laugh is moments away. Gavin’s trademark rapid-fire delivery of one-liners – interspersed with jokes, anecdotes, and witty observances of daily life – has made him one of the true legends on the Boston comedy scene. And Gavin, a former schoolteacher,...

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