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Gannon Golf Report:Head Professional David Sibley is Available for Golf Lessons

May 17, 2018
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The golf season has arrived at Gannon Municipal Golf Course, and in addition to his other responsibilities as the head golf professional at the Lynn facility, David Sibley is available as an instructor of golf lessons for beginners and long-time players. “We do a lot of short-game (putting, chipping) lessons at Gannon,” said Sibley....

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DPW to Launch Second Year of the Recycling IQ Program

May 17, 2018
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The Lynn DPW is launching the second year of a program called the “Recycling IQ Kit” on May 29 that will run for 16 weeks through the second week of September. The goal of the program is to “Increase” the “Quality” of the recycling collected at the curbside by raising the “Recycling IQ” of...

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President Trump Could Accidentally Help Protect the Environment

May 17, 2018
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No one would mistake President Trump for an environmentalist. Yet his immigration policies could inadvertently safeguard the environment. Here’s why: More than 325 million people live in the United States.  By 2065, that figure is expected to grow to 441 million. Immigration will account for 88 percent of this increase. If this growth materializes,...

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Let’s Get Recycling Right

May 17, 2018
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The Lynn Department of Public Works will be distributing a Recycling IQ Kit on May 29, and we urge all residents to read this kit and adhere to the recycling rules. The way we recycle is vital if we do not want to see recycled goods end in a landfill. In January, China, the...

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Boston North Cancer Assoc Honors David J Solimine Sr

May 11, 2018
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Boston North Cancer Assoc Honors David J Solimine Sr

Boston North Cancer Association presented David J. Solimine Sr. with the prestigious Hope Begins Here Award in recognition of his service to BNCA, his charitable endeavors, and his commitment to the care of residents throughout Boston North communities. Kevin S. McCarthy, vice president of BNCA, who grew up in Lynn, praised Solimine for his...

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Lynn Receives MassDEP Award

May 11, 2018
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The City of Lynn’s Water and Sewer Commission was one of several cities and towns in the state to receive special recognition this week from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP). Each year in recognition of National Drinking Water Week the MassDEP awards cities and towns across Massachusetts with the annual Public Drinking...

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Lynn City Council Takes Up Two Issues, Confirms the Appointment of Three Residents

May 11, 2018
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The Lynn City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to deny Mark Jirtian a permit for his company, New England Parking and Storage Inc. Jiritian was before the Council so he could get a special permit for the site at 1069R Western Ave. to allow for a contractor storage yard on the premises. Jiritian’s attorney,...

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Dax Billingsley Honored by Positive Coaching Alliance

May 11, 2018
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Dax Billingsley, one of the most outstanding student-athletes in the City of Lynn, was honored as a recipient of the Positive Coaching Alliance Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship at the Jeans and Jerseys: PCA’s Positive Impact Celebration April 25 at the Hotel Commonwealth, Boston. Billingsley is a senior at Lynn English High School, where he is...

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Peter Capano Campaign Reception for State Representative

May 11, 2018
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A very large crowd of supporters came out for the candidacy of Ward 6 Councilor Peter Capano for the Eleventh Essex District for State Representative. Campaign Director on April 19, at the Porthole Restaurant. Atty. James Carrigan said “Pete Capano is a fighter and he has been fighting for the people all his life....

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Bishops Urge Support for Increase in Minimum Wage

May 11, 2018
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The following is a statement from the Roman Catholic Bishops of Massachusetts In a civilized society every hard-working individual deserves to be compensated at a rate that is fair, just, and in line with the inherent dignity that we are all God’s children regardless of economic status. A fair and just wage directly supports...

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