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Council takes Mayo Group to task for Broad Street Project: Promises not kept in Downtown Renovation

November 21, 2014
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Usually when a developer invests $5 million into a dilapidated building to revive a neighborhood, local elected officials, residents and business owners are thrilled and excited. Two years ago, when representatives of the Mayo Group appeared before the Council to request a special permit and variances to renovate the mixed-use building at 157 Broad...

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Council Adopts New Trash/Recycling Regulations

November 21, 2014
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The Lynn City Council voted 10-0 Tuesday might, with Councilor Diane Chakoutis absent, to adopt and approve new trash and recycling ordinances which will go into effect on December 1, when the city’s new trash and recycling receptacles get pressed into service by trash vendor Waste Management. Prior to the vote, the Council held...

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A Standing Ovation for Al Malagrifa

November 21, 2014
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The applause started in the back of the function hall at Angelica’s in Middleton but by the time Al Malagrifa made it to the podium, it was a full-fledged standing ovation. The 200 guests at the Lynn Vocational Technical Association’s Hall of Fame Banquet showed the former Tech director/principal just how appreciative they were...

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Obituaries 11-18-2014

November 21, 2014
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Barbara Regan Of Milton, formerly of Lynn Barbara J. (Maguire) Regan of Milton, formerly of Lynn, passed away in the presence of her entire family at Massachusetts General Hospital on November 15 in the presence of her entire family. Barbara was a native of Lynn and a proud graduate of St. Mary’s High School....

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Jamieson Receives St. Mary’s Diploma Nearly 80 Years Later

November 18, 2014
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Jamieson Receives St. Mary’s Diploma Nearly 80 Years Later

When St. Mary’s Head of School Grace Cotter Regan presented Hector Jamieson with his honorary diploma at the school’s Veterans Day ceremony, it was a moment nearly 80 years in the making. Jamieson, 97, would have graduated with his class in 1936 had he not left St. Mary’s after 11th grade to support his...

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New England Champions

November 18, 2014
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New England Champions

The East Lynn Bulldog B-squad cheerleaders won the New England Championship at the MassMutual Center in Springfield on November 8. They are now headed to compete for the National Champion title at EPSN Wide World of Sports in Disney World on Dec 10. The girls have had an amazing season so far winning Grand...

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Sports 11-11-2014

November 18, 2014
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St. Mary’s girls varsity soccer team vs. Winthrop The St. Mary’s girls varsity soccer team matched up against Winthrop last Thursday evening at Manning Field in a rain-soaked battle that saw the Winthrop girls advance with a 1-0 win. St. Mary’s put in a hard-fought effort, but came up just short in the tournament...

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Moulton Wins Election in 6th Congressional District: Lynn Voters Show their Strong Support for Marblehead resident

November 10, 2014
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Moulton Wins Election in 6th Congressional District: Lynn Voters Show their Strong Support for Marblehead resident

Political newcomer Seth Moulton, who surprised Democratic incumbent John Tierney by winning the September primary for Massachusetts 6th Congressional District, completed his impressive entry into the world of politics Tuesday, by beating veteran Massachusetts Republican Richard Tisei to win the 6th Congressional seat. Moulton pulled nearly 70-percent of the Lynn vote, and won 60-percent...

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Baker Wins for Governor; Coakley Carries Lynn Vote

November 10, 2014
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As expected Lynn voters came out for former Attorney General Martha Coakley in her race to become the next Governor of Massachusetts, but Republican Charlie Baker of Swampscott gave a strong showing as he did in other Democratic strongholds around the state and wound up winning the election by the slimmest of margins. Baker,...

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Mixed Bag on Ballot Questions:Casino Repeal Loses; Gas Tax Indexing Repealed; Expanded Bottle Bill Fails; Sick Time Approved

November 10, 2014
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Lynn voters agreed with voters from around the state on the four statewide ballot questions that made it onto the ballot. Questions about indexing the gas tax to inflation, expanding the bottle bill to include other soft drinks and water, repealing the state’s casino gaming law and requiring new sick time rules for employers...

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