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“Unity Rally” Held Against Backdrop of On-going Immigration Debate: State’s Offer to Shelter Unaccompanied Minors Starts at Military Bases

July 25, 2014
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The on-going public debate in Lynn is a microcosm of the larger national storyline about how the United States government and states can address the emerging problem of thousands of unaccompanied minor immigrants entering the country. More than 150 local residents rallied at the front of City Hall on Tuesday, to call on city...

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Meet Lynn’s newest author: K.C. Woodworth releases first book

July 25, 2014
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Lynn native K.C. Woodworth was at Barnes and Noble Bookstore in Saugus over the weekend signing copies of his new book, “Cutting Off A Whale’s Head.” Woodworth grew up in Curwin Circle and attended the Callahan School, Breed Junior High, and Lynn Tech. He went on to attend San Francisco State University. “I wanted...

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Obituaries 07-24-2014

July 25, 2014
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Anne Gorski Former Lynn Resident Anne (Cieszka) Gorski, formerly of Lynn, died peacefully surrounded by her family on July 22. She was 95 years old. The wife of the late Stephen R. Gorski and daughter of the late John and Julia (Krawczyk) Cieszka, she was born in Wilmington, DE, moved to Lynn and attended...

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‘Black Mass’ Filming Will Close Lynn Streets to Parking: Central Square Area to Be Affected

July 21, 2014
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Film crews from the Hollywood movie “Black Mass” are scheduled to return to Lynn next week, and begin filming inside the old Anthony’s Hawthorne Restaurant, located at 37-45 Central Avenue, just outside of Central Square. Based on the novel of the same name by Dick Lehr and Gerard O’Neill, “Black Mass” is described as...

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‘Ghosts of Lynn’ to Take over Central Square Thursday: Afternoon Traffic Restrictions Will Be in Place

July 21, 2014
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The culmination of a months-long art project that also served as a collaboration between Raw Art Works, Centerboard and the Lynn Museum, will be unveiled to the public Thursday afternoon, July 17, and will likely force some change to normal traffic patterns. “Ghosts of Lynn” is an art project that utilized the talents of...

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Thank You to the Agganis Foundation

July 21, 2014
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Congratulations to the Harry Agganis Foundation on another successful Agganis Week. The Foundation presented 19 scholarships worth a total of $65,000, bringing the overall total to $1,627,000 in scholarships to 897 student-athletes since 1955. Agganis Week has become the premier sports extravaganza for graduating seniors in this region. It’s the last opportunity for many...

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From Our Readers

July 21, 2014
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Very disappointed To The Editor: I am deeply disappointed by the recent actions of Michael Lindsay, President of Gordon College.  Mr. Lindsay recently signed a letter asking President Obama for a religious exemption from the law banning employment discrimination against gay and lesbian workers. programs for Lynn elementary students. The policies of the Lynn...

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Lynn Students Receive Scholarships for Health and Science Studies

July 21, 2014
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Twin sisters from Lynn English and a Lynn Tech student were this year’s recipients of the Richard and Ellen Penley Health and Science Scholarship. Megan Hansen, Karina Ross and Karla Ross were presented the scholarship by Richard Penley, who has been awarding it since 2008 to students who plan to study health, science or...

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Lynn Celebrates the Fourth

July 11, 2014
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Lynn Celebrates the Fourth

Mother Nature briefly intervened with some inclement weather but Lynn residents finally had the opportunity to view the annual Fourth of July fireworks exhibition as part of the city’s observance of the 238th birthday of the United States of America.

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Patricia Hebert Named New Drewicz Principal

July 11, 2014
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Superintendent Dr. Catherine C. Latham announced the appointment of Patricia Hebert as principal of Drewicz Elementary School. Hebert had been serving as Program Specialist at Ingalls Elementary School. Hebert holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s in education from Salem State University, with double majors in elementary education and psychology.  She is licensed by...

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