Editorials

Enjoy — Remember Bunker Hill Day

June 11, 2015
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The celebration of the Battle of Bunker Hill is a week-long festival in our community that began this past Sunday and will be highlighted this coming Sunday with the annual parade. It is an event that has been observed for hundreds of years in Charlestown and is enjoyed by residents of all ages. Although...

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Congratulations, Graduates

June 4, 2015
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There is perhaps no event or occasion in the life of a community that is greeted with such universally shared joy as a high school graduation. Even for those of us who may not have a direct connection to a graduate, graduation season evokes deep memories from our long-ago youth, when our lives were...

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Let Us Never Forget Their Sacrifice

May 21, 2015
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Of all of our national holidays, Memorial Day is the most solemn. Memorial Day reminds us of the Supreme Sacrifice that has been made by so many of our fellow citizens to keep us a free people and provides us with an opportunity to honor their sacrifice. Memorial Day has its roots in what...

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Enjoy a Safe Holiday Weekend

May 21, 2015
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Memorial Day weekend marks the traditional start of the summer season, bringing with it the anticipation of sunshine and warmth, of vacations, and of time spent with family and friends. So we ask our readers to stop right now — and think for a moment — about all of the good things that we...

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Letter to the Editor

April 24, 2015
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Dear Editor: I am proud to announce that Children’s Friend and Family Services will be joining more than 1,100 communities across the country on May 7 to celebrate the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day to highlight the importance of positive mental health from birth. This...

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Congressman Moulton Upholds Promise to Fight for Pay Equity in the Workforce

April 21, 2015
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On Equal Pay Day, Congressman Seth Moulton (D-MA) reiterated his support for the Paycheck Fairness Act and called on Congress to pass important legislation ensuring that working men and women are paid equally for the same work. Today, women in the United States continue to earn less on average than their male counterparts, and...

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Founders Celebration to Be Held March 18

March 12, 2015
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My Brother’s Table (MBT), the North Shore’s largest soup kitchen located in Lynn, will hold its annual Founders Celebration, Wednesday, March 18th at 6:30 pm at Shirat Hayam in Swampscott, MA. The Founders Celebration is an evening to honor the founders of MBT and their legacy as well as some of the special supporters...

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Lynn’s Congressman Seth Moulton Makes Favorable Impression in Visit

February 26, 2015
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During the course of his campaign for the congressional seat in the Sixth District, Seth Moulton said he would be back in Lynn often and doing what he could in Washington to help the city to advance in all ways. Congressman Moulton was in Lynn Sunday afternoon, conducting office hours at Brothers Deli on...

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Looking at Our Accomplishments and Challenges

February 26, 2015
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(The following were remarks delivered by House Speaker Bob DeLeo in the House Chambers on Beacon Hill to the members of the House of Representatives on February 11. My colleagues, my friends, welcome. I’m so proud to speak with you today. Each day I reflect on the great obligations I have to you –...

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The Winter of Our Discontent

February 23, 2015
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Although the temperatures have been below zero with wind chills even colder, tempers have been rising among just about all of us as the snow and our frustrations continue to pile up. Yes, life is difficult in the city, where parking spaces are non-existent, tickets are being issued, cars are being towed, traffic is...

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