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Golden Fleece Lodge of Masons in Lynn

July 21, 2018
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Golden Fleece Lodge of Masons in Lynn

Worshipful Small collected over 500 pounds of pull-tabs, along with other members, from churches, campgrounds, libraries and the general public. Proceeds from the weight of the tabs, fund the transportation of burned children and their families worldwide, to the Shriners Burn Hospital in Boston for free medical care. Families served just in this past...

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Karin McCarthy Named New Executive Director of the Lynn Chamber of Commerce

July 21, 2018
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Karin McCarthy Named New Executive Director of the Lynn Chamber of Commerce

Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce Chairman Rick Wood has announced that Karin McCarthy has been selected as the new executive director of the organization. “We’re excited to have a new executive director,” Wood told the Lynn Journal. “Karin has a great background, and we’re looking forward to her beginning in her leadership position in...

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Lynn City Council Votes to Give Munroe Street Project Tax Break

July 21, 2018
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There are two schools of thought on the proposed multimillion dollar project at 34-38 Munroe Street. One side agrees that while the city needs to borrow money, raise fees and increase taxes in order to close a budget shortfall—this is not the time to give a developer a tax-break incentive to get a market...

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Revere Beach Sand Sculpting Festival

July 21, 2018
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This weekend marks the 15th annual International Sand Sculpting Festival on Revere Beach. Thousands of  Revere residents, as well as hundreds of thousands of visitors from throughout the Boston area, will flock to America’s oldest public beach to view the works of art from 15 sand sculptors from all over the world who will compete...

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Agganis Football Game Concludes Exciting Week of Competition

July 21, 2018
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The 57th Harry Agganis Football All-Star Game concluded an exciting week of competition for the area’s graduating seniors who all enjoyed playing a high school game for the final time in their careers. Lynnfield quarterback Matt Mortellite scored the winning touchdown on the final play of the game, diving in to the end zone...

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Fourth of July Field Day at Gowdy Park

July 13, 2018
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Fourth of July Field Day at Gowdy Park

Bicyclists waiting to begin Field day competition at the Gowdy Park Fourth of July celebration.

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Owner of Salem Roast Beef Restaurant Pleads Guilty to Federal Tax Charges

July 13, 2018
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The owner of King’s Roast Beef in Salem pleaded guilty last week in federal court in Boston to failing to pay approximately $383,000 in taxes. John Kalantzis, 52, of Lynn, pleaded guilty to two counts of aiding and assisting in filing a false tax return. U.S. District Court Judge William G. Young scheduled sentencing...

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Annual Family Cookout,Food Drive Set for July 15

July 13, 2018
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The Lynn Democratic City Committee’s Nineteenth Annual Family Cookout and Tenth Annual Food Drive will be held on Sunday, July 15, from 2-5 p.m. at the Lynn Museum, 590 Washington St, Lynn. Among those expected to attend are Secretary of the Commonwealth Bill Galvin, State Auditor Suzanne Bump, Governor’s Councilor Terry Kennedy, Massachusetts Democratic...

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Masucci Softball Tournament to Start July 20

July 13, 2018
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Not that winning isn’t important, but it will probably be the last thing on the minds of those who signed up to play in the Vanessa Masucci Softball Tournament being held the weekend of July 20-22 at the Greater Lynn Babe Ruth complex. The focus instead will be on remembering  and celebrating the life...

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Curing Alzheimer’s in America

July 13, 2018
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Imagine waking up one morning and not knowing whether you’re in your own home, let alone your hometown. The faces around you are unfamiliar, and you don’t know who to ask for help — or what to say. This is a daily reality for more than 5.7 million Americans. These people suffer from Alzheimer’s...

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