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Lynn’s Eastern Bank, Everett Co-Op Rated in Top 200 Healthiest Banks

August 28, 2015
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Eastern Bank, headquartered in Lynn, and Everett Co-Operative Bank have stood out as two of the healthiest banks in the nation according to a recent review by the independent bank-rating agency DepositAccounts.org. Eastern, which is much bigger than Everett Co-Op and has more than 100 branches, came in 129thout of 6,998 banks reviewed. “We...

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The Boston Public Market has Arrived

August 7, 2015
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There is no shortage of newness in the Old Town these days, and last Thursday, July 30, city and state officials rang in the newest trend to hit Boston – the Boston Public Market, the nation’s first year-round, locally sourced market. Whether one desires to buy 14 varieties of lettuce grown in shipping containers...

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Key Electrical Transmission Project Could Spark Finish of Bike to the Sea Pathway

December 24, 2014
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Key Electrical Transmission Project Could Spark Finish of Bike to the Sea Pathway

The solution to a gaping hole in the electricity needs of some three million Greater Boston residents could pay dividends for residents of Everett, Revere and Lynn in the form of a long-stalled bicycle/walking path. ISO New England – the overseer of the New England energy market and power grid – is currently analyzing...

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Lynn Firefighter Newhall Receives State Medal of Valor: Honored for Saving Fellow Firefighter in House Fire Last March

November 1, 2014
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Lynn Firefighter Newhall Receives State Medal of Valor: Honored for Saving Fellow Firefighter in House Fire Last March

When Lynn Firefighter Ryan Newhall pulled up on a house fire this past March 13, he and Fire Lt. Sean Martin were more concerned about putting out some heavy flames than being awarded for heroism. But that’s just what happened, as their poignant story of Newhall rescuing Martin from certain death was center stage...

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Revere Market Basket to Open Doors on Oct. 26: Company Ready to Take Care of Customers who took Care of Them

October 25, 2014
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In the parking lot of the new Revere Market Basket at Northgate Monday morning, workers outside were spiffying up the outside and moving carriages inside – but they weren’t getting much done in between having to answer numerous questions from the excited passers-by, many that are greatly anticipating this Sunday’s (Oct. 26) opening at...

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Captain Richard Phillips at Lynn Classical

October 6, 2014
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Captain Richard Phillips at Lynn Classical

Captain  Richard Phillips now knows to never trust a pirate. That’s what the once-kidnapped ships captain told students at Lynn Classical High School last Thursday afternoon concerning his ordeal with Somali pirates in April 2009. “I wasn’t some sort of sacrificial lamb as has often been reported in the media inaccurately, but rather I...

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Four Are in Casino License Process: Suffolk Downs Ready for Challenge

January 22, 2013
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Four Are in Casino License Process: Suffolk Downs Ready for Challenge

Surprise and intrigue came last Tuesday for those following the casino discussion, with one mysterious proposal from Chicago developer Neil Bluhm joining proposals by Las Vegas gaming magnate Steve Wynn, Suffolk Downs owners and an older proposal in Milford as Phase I casino license applicants in Greater Boston – each paying a $400,000 licensing...

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Lynn Agency Tied Closely to Issue Decided on Monday by Supreme Court

June 26, 2012
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The phones were ringing off the hook and it was a banner day in the office Lynn’s Children’s Law Center of Massachusetts as the U.S. Supreme Court gave credence to what the local center has fought for many years. On Monday, the nation’s highest court voted in a tight, 5-4 decision to revoke mandatory...

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Senator Brown Speaks with Area Veterans About TRICARE Program

March 8, 2012
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Senator Brown Speaks with Area Veterans About TRICARE Program

He arrived in his signature outfit last Friday at the Mottolo Post in Revere – a Carhart jacket over a simple shirt and tie. U.S. Sen. Scott Brown was certainly in his element when he stood in the humble veterans post before a crowd of veterans and media members assembled to hear him discuss...

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Grand Standards: Lynn Girl Sets out to Sell More Than a 1,000 Boxes of Girl Scout Cookies

December 13, 2011
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Grand Standards: Lynn Girl Sets out to Sell More Than a 1,000 Boxes of Girl Scout Cookies

Lynn’s Angelina Correia has become quite an expert at selling cookies. And it’s a good thing as she hopes to become a baker some day. For the past two years, the Lynn Girl Scout has sold more than 1,000 boxes of cookies, and this year she’s trying to hit that high mark again. Certainly,...

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