Editorials

Thank You to the Agganis Foundation

July 21, 2014
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Congratulations to the Harry Agganis Foundation on another successful Agganis Week. The Foundation presented 19 scholarships worth a total of $65,000, bringing the overall total to $1,627,000 in scholarships to 897 student-athletes since 1955. Agganis Week has become the premier sports extravaganza for graduating seniors in this region. It’s the last opportunity for many...

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From Our Readers

July 21, 2014
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Very disappointed To The Editor: I am deeply disappointed by the recent actions of Michael Lindsay, President of Gordon College.  Mr. Lindsay recently signed a letter asking President Obama for a religious exemption from the law banning employment discrimination against gay and lesbian workers. programs for Lynn elementary students. The policies of the Lynn...

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Lynn Students Receive Scholarships for Health and Science Studies

July 21, 2014
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Twin sisters from Lynn English and a Lynn Tech student were this year’s recipients of the Richard and Ellen Penley Health and Science Scholarship. Megan Hansen, Karina Ross and Karla Ross were presented the scholarship by Richard Penley, who has been awarding it since 2008 to students who plan to study health, science or...

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A Great Tribute to John Hoffman

July 11, 2014
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In a first-class tribute to a first-class sportsman, long-time Lynn resident John Hoffman was honored at a special  dinner at the Nahant Country Club on June 19. First, we must commend dinner chair Al Melanson for putting together such a wonderful program. Master of Ceremonies Paul Halloran, former sports editor of the Daily Item,...

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Lynn Breakers Girls Soccer Head for International Play

July 11, 2014
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The Lynn Breakers U-18 Girls Soccer team fared well at this weekend’s Massachusetts Tournament of Champions winning 2 games and dropping 1. They finished their season with an overall record of 13-2, including tournament play. The Breakers easily won their first game 5-0 over Gateway Regional from the Pioneer Valley dominating play from the...

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Gannon Junior Golf Clinic Returns

July 11, 2014
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The Gannon Junior Golf Clinic is continuing under the leadership of golf pro Dave Sibley at the Gannon Municipal Golf Course. Sibley is carrying on the popular youth golfing tradition that former pro Mike Foster oversaw during his reign at Gannon. The clinic is held Monday mornings and is free of charge. Instruction is...

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Enjoy a Safe and Sane Fourth

July 3, 2014
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Back at the turn of the last century (i.e., 1900), newspapers exhorted their readers to observe a “safe and sane” Fourth of July. That’s because in communities big and small all across America, the founding of our nation had become a popular excuse for roving groups of young men to engage in mayhem of...

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Ward Estate & Family Law Joins LACC

July 3, 2014
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Brendan Ward, the founder of Ward Estate & Family Law recently joined the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce. Located at 616 Washington Street, Suite # 6 in Lynn, Ward founded his own firm Ward Estate & Family Law to serve families with young children in a new and innovative ways. Brendan’s practice gives families...

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Women in Networking Huge Success

July 3, 2014
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Over 50 business women and men from around the North Shore recently attended the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce Women in Networking event that showcased three female college presidents. Topics discussed was the further improvements for the female workforce, the cost of higher education, strategic partnerships for their institutions future and their work –life...

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The SJC Decision

June 25, 2014
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Tuesday’s decision by the Supreme Judiclal Court ordering that the question of whether Massachusetts can issue licenses for casino gambling must be placed before the voters for a referendum in November is one of seismic proportions, with the epicenter situated right here in the Lynn-Everett-Chelsea-East Boston-Revere-Winthrop area and its reverberations extending throughout the state....

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