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Lynn Tree Lighting

December 4, 2014
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Lynn Tree Lighting

Emilee Barahona sits on her dad, Juan’s, shoulders to get a better view of the tree and Santa.

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Obituaries 12-02-2014

December 4, 2014
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Henry Hamilton Former member of many organizations Henry J. Hamilton of Revere died at the Leonard Florence Center for Living on November 28.  Henry was a US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict  and a former member of Laborers Union Local 22, Revere Elks, VFW and American Legion. Born in East Boston, he lived...

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Governor Michael and Kitty Dukakis Honored by Health Center

November 27, 2014
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Governor Michael and Kitty Dukakis Honored by Health Center

On Thursday, November 20th,  Lynn Community Health Center honored Governor and Mrs. Michael Dukakis as “Visionaries in Healthcare” and health center patient Minnie Oji Holloway as a “Shining Star” at its annual “Wisdom to Wellness” Gala. The Dukakises were honored as champions for access to healthcare, especially mental health and addiction services, as both...

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Happy Thanksgiving

November 27, 2014
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Another Thanksgiving is upon us, a day for schoolboy football, family gatherings, and not much else to do other than enjoy a great dinner that reminds us how fortunate we truly are. Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday, tracing its roots back almost 400 years to the Pilgrims, long before there was even a...

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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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