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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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One Excellent Eagle: Waldron Will Be Inducted in To Boston College Hall of Fame

August 14, 2014
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Jeff Waldron, one of the greatest athletes in Lynn history, will be inducted in to the Boston College Athletic Hall of Fame this fall. Waldron will be introduced as a BC Hall of Famer at halftime of a football game at Alumni Stadium. He will be formally inducted at a dinner on the BC...

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Mageary Promoted to Deputy Chief: Veteran Lynn Police Officer Takes Oath at City Hall Ceremony

August 8, 2014
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Mageary Promoted to Deputy Chief: Veteran Lynn Police Officer Takes Oath at City Hall Ceremony

Michael Mageary knew he wanted to be a police officer when he was a student at Eastern Junior High School in Lynn. Mageary chose to attend Lynn Tech so he would have a trade (graphic arts) to fall back on just in case he didn’t realize his dream of being a police officer. “I...

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Classical’s Warren Steps down as Coach to Become vice Principal

August 2, 2014
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Classical’s Warren Steps down as  Coach to Become vice Principal

Earlier this month at the Lynn Classical softball awards banquet, coach Chris Warren said an emotional good-bye to his five seniors and they in turn praised his excellent leadership, each speaking about the positive experience high school softball was and the many wonderful memories they will take to college. Warren also announced the team...

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