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International Committee Kickoff

May 21, 2015
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International Committee Kickoff

Cultura Latina Dance Academy dancers headline the Lynn Are Chamber of Commerce promotional photo highlighting those in attendance for the LACC’s International Committee kickoff at City Hall on Tuesday, May 12th 2015. Standing center behind the dancers are from (L to R) Taso Nikolakopoulos (LACC Chair/John’s Roast Beef & Seafood) and  Co-Chairs Diana Moreno...

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Softball Teams Set for Holland Tournament

May 21, 2015
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Softball Teams Set for Holland Tournament

It may seem like it was 10 minutes ago that Grace Rogato Field was buried under three feet of snow, but the high school softball season is already winding down and that means it’s John Holland Tournament time. Saturday’s first game between English and Swampscott is at 5:30 p.m. with St. Mary’s vs. Classical...

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Memorial Day Events Are Planned for Lynn

May 21, 2015
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The City of Lynn began its Memorial Day services on Tuesday, May 19th with a Memorial Day ceremony in Memorial Auditorium at Lynn City hall beginning at 6 p.m. The short ceremony included musical performances by the Lynn Public Schools Band and a Drill Presentation by the Lyn marine Corps Junior ROTC program. However,...

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Let Us Never Forget Their Sacrifice

May 21, 2015
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Of all of our national holidays, Memorial Day is the most solemn. Memorial Day reminds us of the Supreme Sacrifice that has been made by so many of our fellow citizens to keep us a free people and provides us with an opportunity to honor their sacrifice. Memorial Day has its roots in what...

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Enjoy a Safe Holiday Weekend

May 21, 2015
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Memorial Day weekend marks the traditional start of the summer season, bringing with it the anticipation of sunshine and warmth, of vacations, and of time spent with family and friends. So we ask our readers to stop right now — and think for a moment — about all of the good things that we...

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McGuffie Heading to the NCAA DivisionIII Outdoor Nationals

May 21, 2015
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Hulerie McGuffie will hit the NCAA Division III Outdoor National Championship this week with momentum on her side. The former Classical High track star has been tearing it up the last few weeks with her most recent success coming at the ECAC Division III New England Championship meet where she took home a gold...

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Lynn Ferry Returns for Second Season May 18

May 14, 2015
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Lynn Ferry Returns for Second Season May 18

After a successful first year which saw ridership exceed projections by more than 30 percent, the Lynn-to-Boston commuter ferry returns May 18 and will run throughout the remainder of the spring and summer. This will mark the second year of a two-year pilot program that started in 2014. The total ridership last year was...

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Potter Leads British Charge in Re-Enactments

May 14, 2015
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Potter Leads British Charge in Re-Enactments

“Battalion Volley,” yelled the generals Saturday, April 18, as hundreds of muskets fired into a grouping of British regulars. Cannon and musket fire filled the air with loud bangs, smoke rose from the field, explosions sounded and war broke out in earnest as the Battle Road reenactment in Lexington at Tower Park got underway. It...

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Dozens of Candidates Already Emerging in City Elections:Open Races Shaping up for Councilor and School Committee

May 14, 2015
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Though there is still more than a month to go before nomination papers are due to the City Clerk’s office, on June 29, there are already dozens of candidates emerging in several city offices, including three incumbents and already four newcomers and two more familiar candidates challenging for the four At-large Council seats. With...

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Ridley to Serve as Interim Principal at St. Mary’s

May 14, 2015
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Veteran educator James Ridley will take over as interim principal at St. Mary’s July 1, replacing Dr. Mark DiFabio, who is leaving to run his own educational consulting business. Ridley, 62, who retired as director at Lynn Tech in 2010 after a 34-year career in Lynn Public Schools, served as interim principal at Marshall...

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