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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Program to Reduce Contamination in the Residential Recycling Stream

March 23, 2018
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The City of Lynn will be receiving  $40,000 in a state grant on educationg residents on how to recycle better. The Baker-Polito administration has announced a new resource through the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) to help cities and towns across the Commonwealth increase the quality of the residential recycling stream. The Recycling...

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Freshman Councilors Take to Social Media to Promote Community Participation

March 23, 2018
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Since being sworn in on January 2, 2018, Ward 2 Councilor Rick Starbard has created contests for the residents of Ward 2 and offered gift cards to those selected as the winners of those contests. His colleague, Councilor-at-Large Brian Field saw the success and fun created in Starbard’s Ward 2 and created a similar...

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Obituaries 03-20-2018

March 23, 2018
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Felia ‘Phyllis’ Patri Member of Town Line Bowling League and Dunedin, Florida Community Chorus Felia “Phyllis” (Gadalis) Patri of Medford, formerly of Malden, died on March 12. An active member of the Town Line Bowling League as well as the Dunedin Community Chorus in Dunedin, FL., she was the beloved wife of the late Charles,...

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Snow Scenes at Gannon Golf Course

March 16, 2018
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Snow Scenes at Gannon Golf Course

Tammie Christopulos and her dogs, Bella and Bruno, out sledding.

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Crighton Sails to Win in State Senate Special Election

March 16, 2018
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There was little drama to be found in the special election which saw Brendan Crighton win the third Essex District state Senate seat that opened up after its former occupant, Thomas McGee, was elected mayor of Lynn in November. Crighton and his supporters gathered at Tony’s Pub & Grill for the post-election celebration. He...

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Hometown News

March 16, 2018
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Boston University Dean’sList Four Lynn residents have recently been named to the Dean’s List at Boston University for the Fall semester. Students recognized for this honor include: Patricia C. Asuncion Santana, Christina M. Hallisey, Daniel J. Soper, Brandon T. Von. Each school and college at Boston University has their own criterion for the Dean’s...

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Over $4,000 Raised for Lynn and Nahant at 2018 Harpoon Shamrock Splash

March 16, 2018
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On March 11, 2018, over 150 brave beach lovers plunged into Boston Harbor at BCYF Curley Community Center in South Boston as part of the seventh annual Harpoon Shamrock Splash to benefit Save the Harbor/Save the Bay. This year, the “pledge and plunge” fundraiser raised more than $50,000 to support Save the Harbor/Save the...

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Let’s Not Even Think About Spring

March 16, 2018
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Spring has sprung, The grass is riz. I wonder where, The flowers is?    Springtime in eastern New England — now that’s an oxymoron if ever there was one. This Tuesday, March 20, will mark the official start of the 2018 spring season. In view of the trio of nor’easters that have pummeled us...

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Sarah Sirois to Attend US Naval Academy

March 10, 2018
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Sarah Sirois to Attend US Naval Academy

Lynn Classical swimming star Sarah Sirois signs her national letter of intent to attend the United States Naval Academy during a ceremony at the high school. Pictured, from left, are assistant coach Charlie Rowe, assistant coach Kay Rowe, head coach Denise Silva, guidance counselor Jessica Toomey, Principal Gene Constantino, Director of Athletics Bill Devin,...

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Brendan Crighton Wins State Senate Seat

March 10, 2018
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Brendan Crighton Wins State Senate Seat

State Representative Brendan Crighton won his bid to become the next State Senator of the 3rd Essex District which, includes the City of Lynn, and the Towns of Lynnfield, Marblehead, Nahant, Saugus and Swampscott. Crighton succeeds Tom McGee who is the new Mayor of Lynn. “I am incredibly honored and want to thank the...

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