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McDonald Earns Agganis MVP Award

July 19, 2011
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McDonald Earns Agganis MVP Award

Tyllor McDonald said he learned all about the legendary Harry Agganis in the days leading up to the Agganis Football Classic. “I read the story about him in the program – it sounds like he was great,” said McDonald. “I can’t believe all that he accomplished. It was an honor to play in...

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Councilor at Large Slate Still Growing

July 19, 2011
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There are now ten councilor at large candidates. The candidates are: Council President Tim Phelan, Councillors Daniel Cahill, Paul Crowley, and Stephen Duffy and there are the challengers, Gordon “Buzzy” Barton, George Meimeteas, Calvin Anderson, Miguel Funez, Hong Net and Robert Clay Walsh. If all things are equal, Phelan tops the ticket as he’s...

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John Pace as Whistleblower;a Defense Without Cause

July 19, 2011
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When John Pace was fired from his job a few weeks back following his abortive effort to fire the man who fired him, many people around Lynn City Hall thought they were done with Mr. Pace. But he has proven again he doesn’t want to leave, even though he has left and that he...

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The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team

July 19, 2011
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The loss to Japan by the U.S. women’s soccer team over the weekend was really hard to take. The US women were so, so good, and they seemed so destined for the World Cup, that it came as a terrible shock when they lost to the Japanese decisively following a series of penalty shots....

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Obituaries 07-19-2011

July 19, 2011
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Paul Thomas King Lynn resident Paul Thomas King of Lynn died on July 2. He was 48 years old. He was born and raised in Malden, the son of the late Thomas and Leona (Rettmeier) King and has lived in Lynn for the past 11 years. He is survived by his grandmother Corinne Diluigi...

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Agganis Classics Week : Annual Event Kicks off with Awards Program

July 12, 2011
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Agganis Classics Week : Annual Event Kicks off with Awards Program

Agganis Classics Week kicked off for 2011 with the annual awards breakfast Sunday at Manning Field. Chairman of the Agganis Foundation Board of Directors Thomas Demakis welcomed the gathering to the ceremony. “As good an athlete as Harry Agganis was, he was an even better person”, Demakis told the Agganis Scholarship recipients, All-Star players...

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The Agganis Foundation : 56 Years and Going Strong

July 12, 2011
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The Agganis Foundation honoring the late Harry Agganis, arguably the greatest athlete to come out of this city in the 20th century, is celebrating 56 years of honoring athletic excellence and of giving scholarship money to scholar-athletes. The all-star games are being played this week. The scholarships were presented Sunday. By doing so for...

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The Dead of Summer

July 12, 2011
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It is the dead of summer, that moment in our lives and in the life of the summer when there is as much summer in front of us as behind us. For those of us who love the heat, who love the summer, who wait for it all winter and who yearn for it...

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Obituaries 07-12-2011

July 12, 2011
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Violet DePaulo Aetna Insurance retiree Violet A. (Ariniello) DePaulo, formerly of Revere and Chelsea, died in Kingston, MA on July 8. She was 87 years old. A retiree of Aetna Insurance Co. of Boston, she was the wife of the late John P. DePaulo, the devoted mother of Donna M. Metcalf and her husband,...

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St. Mary’s High School Students Win Mwra Writing Contest

July 8, 2011
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St. Mary’s High School Students Win Mwra Writing Contest

MWRA is pleased to announce that three students of St. Mary’s High School in Lynn won MWRA’s 30th Annual Writing Contest. Christina Mignosa, grade 9, won Second Place for her essay. Cristian Abarca and Alexandria Fisher, also grade 9, received Honorable Mention. This year, students across the MWRA service area were challenged to write...

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