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The Last Stand:Castle Will Speak on Group’s Opposition to New School Site at City Council Meeting

January 20, 2017
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The Last Stand:Castle Will Speak on Group’s Opposition to New School Site at City Council Meeting

By Cary Shuman Donald Castle will try to persuade the Lynn City Council at its Jan. 24 meeting that the new Pickering Middle School should not be built adjacent to Breeds Pond Reservoir off of Parkland Avenue. Though the Council’s vote that night is for advancing a debt-exclusion question to a citywide ballot, Castle...

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Classical Stuns No 3 Everett in 64-57 Comeback Victory

January 20, 2017
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Classical Stuns No 3 Everett in 64-57 Comeback Victory

By Cary Shuman Tom Grassa’s Lynn Classical teams have won two state championships and many “big games” during his legendary career. His son, Jasper, now an assistant coach, once silenced an entire North Andover gym with a buzzer-beating three-pointer in the State Tournament. Grassa said Tuesday night’s 64-57 win over No. 3 ranked Everett...

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Brian Vaughan Named Head Football Coach at Lynn Classical High School

January 20, 2017
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Brian Vaughan Named Head Football Coach at Lynn Classical High School

By Cary Shuman Brian Vaughan, a former high school and college football star, has been named the new head football coach at Lynn Classical High School. Vaughan, a dynamic running back who helped lead Lynn English to an undefeated regular season and a berth in the 1990 Division 3 Super Bowl, was selected from...

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One Fatality During Weekend Of Gun, Knife Violence

January 20, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. A weekend filled with gun play and stabbings has left one man dead and police searching for answers, just two weeks into the New Year. According to Lynn police reports a Lynn man died Friday night, following a reported shooting on Chestnut Street and as many as a half-dozen other...

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Simon Youth Foundation Seeks Applicants for Scholarships

January 20, 2017
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Simon Malls and Simon Premium Outlets in New England announced today, that once again the malls and centers are proud to help deserving graduating seniors pay for college. Simon Youth Foundation, a national nonprofit that provides educational opportunities for at-risk high school students, is now looking for qualified applicants who live near a Simon...

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Hillyer Festival Orchestra Presents An Afternoon of Movie Music

January 20, 2017
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The Hillyer Festival Orchestra will present, “An Afternoon of Movie Music,” a tribute to John Williams and Friends, Sunday, February 12, at 3 pm, Swampscott High School, 200 Essex Street. “An Afternoon of Movie Music” will include orchestral interludes from, Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Superman, JFK, E.T., Schindler’s List and so...

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Superintendents Find Partners with North Shore Housing Advocacy Group

January 20, 2017
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With over 40 members in attendance the North Shore Housing Advocacy Group (NSHAG) held its quarterly meeting in collaboration with a group of Essex County Superintendents of Schools and representatives from both the Commonwealth and North Shore Community College. The meeting was held by NSHAG co-chair Representative Brendan Crighton along with co-chair Laura MacNeil...

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SSU President Meservey to Retire this Summer

January 20, 2017
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The chair of Salem State University’s Board of Trustees, Paul Mattera, announced that President Patricia Maguire Meservey plans to retire from her role as the university’s president, with a transition anticipated to take place this summer. President Meservey is Salem State’s 13th president and has led the institution through a successful period of growth...

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Congressman Seth Moulton to Participate in Women’s March in Washington D.C. on Saturday

January 20, 2017
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This Saturday, January 21st, Congressman Seth Moulton (D-MA) will participate in the Women’s March in Washington, D.C. to send a clear and strong message to President-elect Donald Trump that we will fight for equality and American values. “Donald Trump has made it clear that he plans to be a president who ignores basic American...

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Attention Democrats:Grow Up

January 20, 2017
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Donald Trump is set to be inaugurated tomorrow (Friday). Certainly, that is a day and an event that no serious person on any side of the political spectrum ever thought might be possible. However, that is the reality that we have to deal with — and it is an outcome that every American unhesitatingly...

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