Editorials

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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Remembering the Heroes of 9/11

September 15, 2016
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For every generation of Americans for the past near-century, there have been seminal events for which those who were of a certain age can recall “where they were” when they “heard the news.” Every member of the Greatest Generation could recall with vivid clarity the announcement by President Roosevelt of the Day of Infamy...

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Time Warp to Lynn in the 1800’s Coming September 17

September 1, 2016
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Join the Lynn Community Association on September 17th for a free tour of a Lynn icon in history—visit the Grand Army of the Republic Museum at 58 Andrews Street downtown for a close-up tour of  Civil War memorabilia. This event is one ofmore than 100 free events that are part of Trails & Sails:...

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Enjoy Labor Day Weekend — Safely

September 1, 2016
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It’s hard to believe, but the inevitable has arrived — Labor Day weekend is here. For those of us in the Greater Boston area, this has been the most incredible summer that anyone can remember (and for some of us, that’s a lot longer than we’d like to admit). This has been the sunniest...

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Yes,We Are In A State Of Drought

August 22, 2016
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Many regions in Massachusetts are facing drought or near-drought conditions. According to federal drought authorities, about 62 percent of the state is considered to be under “severe drought” and some areas northwest of Boston are in “extreme drought.” Water restrictions are in place in just about every community in the state which is not...

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The Olympic Spirit Still Exists

August 19, 2016
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For almost all of us, the Olympics have provided memories that have lasted a lifetime. We can all measure how old we were, or where we were, when we recall Olympic moments both from our youth and through adulthood. For example, who among us (of a certain age) does not remember, as if it...

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Letter to the Editor

August 5, 2016
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Dangers of tethering Dear Editor: The German shepherd in Middleborough who chewed off part of his paw after reportedly being tethered for at least a day and becoming entangled is a reminder of the cruelty and danger of tethering and why it should be banned altogether. Entanglement and neglect are just two of the...

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Enjoy The Last Days Of Summer

August 5, 2016
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When we glanced at the calendar this week, it seemed hard to believe that August already is here — and that are just four weeks to go until Labor Day weekend. Summer always is fleeting. It goes by way too fast, even if it has been a perfect summer season, as 2016 thus far...

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Children’s Concert and Day At the Park Set for July 30

July 30, 2016
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The Friends of Lynn and Nahant Beach will hold the Sixth Annual Children’s Concert and Day at the Park” on Saturday, July 30 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  The event will be held at Red Rock Park on Lynn Shore Drive overlooking Lynn beach. The popular Toe Jam Puppet Band will perform from...

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