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An Icon in the Banking Industry:Holbrook Honored for His Outstanding Career at Eastern Bank

September 22, 2016
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An Icon in the Banking Industry:Holbrook Honored for His Outstanding Career at Eastern Bank

By Cary Shuman   Richard E. Holbrook, retiring chairman and CEO of Eastern Bank, was honored at a Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) breakfast Sept. 15 at the Nahant Country Club. Holbrook will retire from his position on Dec. 31, concluding an outstanding tenure during which Eastern quintupled its total assets to more...

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Volunteer Extraordinaire:Dave Raymond is Retiring from Greater Lynn Babe Ruth

September 22, 2016
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Volunteer Extraordinaire:Dave Raymond is Retiring from Greater Lynn Babe Ruth

By Joyce Erekson Volunteers are the lifeblood of the city’s youth sports organizations and when one decides it’s time to move on, the hole can be deep and tough to fill. Greater Lynn Babe Ruth jack of all jobs Dave Raymond is calling it a day after more than a decade with the program...

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Lynn Residents Compete in Element Care PACE Olympics

September 22, 2016
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Rio had the international Olympics and the Paralympics, but let’s not forget Lynn’s Olympians.  Twenty-six Lynn residents all over 55 years of age fulfilled their Olympic dreams at the 5th Annual Element Care PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly) Olympics on Thursday, September 15th, 10am – 1:30 pm at Danvers Indoor Sports....

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NSCC Honored Nationally for Advancing Opportunities for Low-Income Students

September 22, 2016
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North Shore Community College (NSCC) is in the top 25 community colleges nationally to advance opportunities for low-income students according to the U.S. Department of Education. Furthermore, NSCC is one of just three Massachusetts community colleges receiving this prestigious designation. “I’m very proud of the NSCC team of faculty and staff who work very...

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New England Singing Groups Invited to Audition for WGBH’s Singing Competition

September 22, 2016
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WGBH’s televised choral competition Sing That Thing! is heading into its third season, and we’re excited to see the talent and creativity that New England singing groups will bring to the screen in 2017! We’re hoping that you can help get the word out in your town and invite your community to participate. Registration...

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Letter to the Editor

September 22, 2016
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I find it necessary to respond to an article by Mr. Daniel O’Neill in the Item on September 8, 2016. The article was not authorized or approved by the Commission (Board), and it contained information that was inaccurate about the Lynn Water and Sewer five member Board and me in particular. The Commission was...

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Fall Is Here — Make the Most of It

September 22, 2016
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Although those of us who are fortunate to live near the coast may choose the summer as our favorite time of year, fall is the top choice of many of our fellow New Englanders — and a close second for the rest of us — when we are asked what is our favorite season....

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Lynn City Champions

September 15, 2016
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Lynn City Champions

Lynn English’s Tora Ueland kneels to the ground after St. Mary’s Codi Butt (16) scores another goal for the rival during the Lynn Soccer Tournament. The tournament brought all four Lynn teams together for a day of soccer last Saturday, Sept. 10. St. Mary’s took the championship over English in the girls’ division.

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Coppinger Wins Democratic Nomination for Sheriff

September 15, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Lynn Police Kevin Coppinger easily beat a field of five other contenders last Thursday, September 8, to secure the Democratic nomination to be the next Essex County Sheriff. He will now face Republican nominee Anne-Manning-Martin and two independent candidates Mark Archer and Kevin Leach in the November  8 General Election....

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St Mary’s Girls Win Lynn City Tournament Title

September 15, 2016
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By Joyce Erekson The St. Mary’s girls soccer team had to reshuffle the deck this fall after graduating eight players and losing it’s top four scorers to a combination of graduation, injuries and a transfer. Coach Jim Foley admitted that heading into the season he really wasn’t sure where his offense was going to...

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