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City Begins Distribution of New Trash and Recycling Bins

October 25, 2014
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The city of Lynn began distributing new trash and recycling bins to city residents this week in preparation for conversion to a new automated trash collection system beginning December 1. The bins are being distributed free to all residents. According to city officials and representatives of the city’s trash hauler, Waste Management, the new...

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LaPierre Set to Announce Candidacy

October 25, 2014
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Brian LaPierre is hosting a get out the vote rally to encourage Lynn voters to get to the polls on Tues. November 4 and vote. “We want to raise awareness and have the spotlight and focus on November 4, many Lynn residents tend to skip the off year elections and they are equally important...

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Lynn Democratic City Committee to Host Annual Unity Breakfast

October 25, 2014
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The Lynn Democratic City Committee’s Annual Unity Breakfast will be held on Sunday, October 26, 2014, from 8:30-11a.m. at the Porthole Restaurant, 98 The Lynnway, Lynn. Former Governor Michael Dukakis, Congressman John Tierney, Democratic nominee for Governor Attorney General Martha Coakley, State Treasurer Steve Grossman, State Auditor Suzanne Bump, State Party Chair Senator Tom...

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Sports 10-21-2014

October 25, 2014
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Lynn Classical vs. Winthrop The undefeated Winthrop Vikings came to Manning Field on Friday night to face the Lynn Classical Rams in a much-anticipated contest within conference play. Though Classical played well enough to win, Winthrop pounded out a 28-14 victory and guaranteed a share of the divisional title. The game was highlighted by...

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Mayor Kennedy Endorses Richard Tisei for Congress

October 16, 2014
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Mayor Kennedy Endorses Richard Tisei for Congress

Lynn, the largest community in the Sixth District, was a Tierney stronghold in the 2012 election. “I am confident that the citizens of Lynn and the entire District would be best served with Richard Tisei as our next Congressman, and I enthusiastically endorse his candidacy,” Mayor Kennedy said. “As a member of the majority...

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Major Chalas Makes an Impression

October 16, 2014
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Major Chalas Makes an Impression

U.S. Army Major Marisol Chalas, who was raised in Lynn and rose from an enlisted soldier to be the first Latina woman to pilot a Black Hawk helicopter, gave an inspiring speech on Friday, Oct. 3 during the Lynn Veterans’ annual Women Veterans Day event. Maj. Chalas noted in her speech that she faced...

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Mayor Kennedy Provides a Boost To the Richard Tisei Campaign

October 16, 2014
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Political observers had been wondering whether Judith Flanagan Kennedy, mayor of the largest city in the Sixth Congressional District, would enter the fray and Lynn’s chief executive did so enthusiastically Tuesday with her strong endorsement of candidate Richard Tisei in the November 4 election. Kennedy’s endorsement in this close race between Richard Tisei and...

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Obituaries 10-14-2014

October 16, 2014
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Marcia Guilbert Nurse Practitioner and Visiting Nurse; of Maryland, formerly of Swampscott Marcia L. (Fay) Guilbert of Sharpsburg, Maryland, passed away peacefully on  September 13 at her home. She was 67 years old. Born on May 10, 1947, the daughter of the late James and Florence (Colontoni) Fay, Marcia grew up and attended school...

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Finish Line: Suffolk Downs Holds Final Race; Closes After 79 Years of Operation

October 13, 2014
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Finish Line: Suffolk Downs Holds Final Race; Closes After 79 Years of Operation

It was a sad day at Suffolk Downs last Saturday, and the grey, dreary day reflected the mood as thousands descended upon the historic oval to take in what is likely to be the last day of thoroughbred racing in New England. It was a cloudy and rainy day on Sat., Oct. 4, at...

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Christine Neals Named New LACC Marketing and Communications Manager

October 13, 2014
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Christine Neals Named New LACC  Marketing and Communications Manager

The Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Christine Neals as the new Marketing and Communications Manager for the organization.  Neals is a native of North Reading and a 2014 graduate of Salem State University, receiving her B.A. in Communications and Graphic Design.  Neals graduated Cum Laude and is a member of Lambda Pi Eta,...

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