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Special Permit Required for Boston Street Pharmacy

October 23, 2012
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Developers have submitted plans to purchase a Boston Street property and to rip down three existing buildings in order to place a modern CVS or Walgreen’s style pharmacy. The location, according to plans filed with the city, includes Harvest Time, Over Easy Restaurant and Happy Valley Automotive. The development will require a special permit...

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Tierney Versus Tisei Down to the Wire

October 23, 2012
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A trip around this city reveals the intensity of the fight between Congressman John Tierney and his republican opponent Richard Tisei. There are signs everywhere throughout this city. Although signs don’t vote, it is apparent Tisei has put out more signs and better signs than Tierney. A ride to Topsfield Saturday afternoon found that...

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Chronicle Does Us a Good Turn

October 16, 2012
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Last Thursday on the popular television show Chronicle, Lynn was featured and in a wonderful way, highlighting everything good about this city for so many hundreds of thousands of viewers to see and to hear. As Chronicle put it: “These days most folks are forgetting the vices and focusing on the city’s virtues: access...

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Looking at the City : It is All Very Hush Hush

August 28, 2012
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There has been some talk about the possibility of a huge development by foreign investors on a big parcel of land on the ocean behind the Walmart. I’m not at liberty to give particulars but the city is apparently talking with foreign investors – Southeast Asian businessmen with deep, deep pockets – about putting...

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KIPP School Opening New Facility Next Week

August 14, 2012
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KIPP School Opening New Facility Next Week

One of the truly amazing monuments to dramatic change in school education here begins next week with the opening of the new KIPP School – a 68,000 square foot mansion by comparison to most of the public schools in operation in this city. Almost 600 students will shortly fill the nearly $30 million structure...

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One Man Shot Dead After Police Car Rammed Three Others Are Arraigned

July 24, 2012
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A man spotted by police near to Essex Street Sunday night about 9:30 p.m. carrying what appeared to be a rifle or shot-gun got into a car with others and drove off with a second car following. Lynn Police and a State Police officer who witnessed the man walking near to Essex Street with...

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LEHS 1942 Classmates Sought for 70th High School Reunion

July 18, 2012
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Ted Vallas is the head of public relations for the Lynn English High School Class of 1942 and he’s heading up the reunion effort of getting out the message to those who graduated in that class, most of whom are 87 or older today. Vallas, for many years was a columnist for the Lynn...

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Lynn Democratic Committee Holds Annual Food Drive

July 16, 2012
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Lynn Democratic Committee Holds Annual Food Drive

Hundreds of people attended the annual food drive sponsored by the Lynn Democratic Party which was held in the backyard of Debbie and Colie Walsh’s Coolidge Road residence on Sunday. Nearly everyone involved in local Democratic politics attended as well as Congressman John Tierney, Attorney General Martha Coakley, State Auditor Suzanne Bump and the...

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The Handwriting is on the Wall

July 3, 2012
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Congressman John Tierney is facing a seminal moment in his political career now that his brother-in-law, who is heading to jail, has made public statements indicating Tierney knew all about the brother-in-law’s bookmaking and gambling operations and might even have sat with bookmakers and others of those types at Red Sox games. Whether the...

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Lozzi Versus Solimine; Politics Versus Substance

June 26, 2012
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For about a month, Councillor Wayne Lozzi has been sparring with the Solimine Family over a development of single family homes that will straddle a small portion of Lynn with the bulk of the development in Peabody. Lozzi has figured out how to use the Solimine’s for his own political purposes. And all kidding...

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