Editorials

A Standing Ovation for Al Malagrifa

November 21, 2014
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The applause started in the back of the function hall at Angelica’s in Middleton but by the time Al Malagrifa made it to the podium, it was a full-fledged standing ovation. The 200 guests at the Lynn Vocational Technical Association’s Hall of Fame Banquet showed the former Tech director/principal just how appreciative they were...

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Lynn Democratic City Committee to Host Annual Unity Breakfast

October 25, 2014
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The Lynn Democratic City Committee’s Annual Unity Breakfast will be held on Sunday, October 26, 2014, from 8:30-11a.m. at the Porthole Restaurant, 98 The Lynnway, Lynn. Former Governor Michael Dukakis, Congressman John Tierney, Democratic nominee for Governor Attorney General Martha Coakley, State Treasurer Steve Grossman, State Auditor Suzanne Bump, State Party Chair Senator Tom...

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Mayor Kennedy Provides a Boost To the Richard Tisei Campaign

October 16, 2014
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Political observers had been wondering whether Judith Flanagan Kennedy, mayor of the largest city in the Sixth Congressional District, would enter the fray and Lynn’s chief executive did so enthusiastically Tuesday with her strong endorsement of candidate Richard Tisei in the November 4 election. Kennedy’s endorsement in this close race between Richard Tisei and...

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Dr. Patricia A. Gentile’s Presidential Inaugural Address at NSCC

September 29, 2014
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Thank you everyone for your very kind and gracious words of welcome and support. I feel completely enveloped in wonderful encouragement, and am humbled and moved by your faith and belief in me. It is partnerships with all of you and the groups that you represent that will move North Shore Community College effectively...

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Congratulations, Jim Beliveau and Greater Lynn Babe Ruth

September 22, 2014
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Congratulations to the Greater Lynn Babe Ruth organization and its president, Jim Beliveau, on an outstanding 2014 season. The awards banquet, held Sunday at the Nahant Country Club (NCC), was a first-class event with Pete Dawson, a coach in the GLBR organization and a manager at the NCC, rolling out the red carpet for...

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Essex County Sites to Offer 150: Free Events over Trails & Sails Weekends

September 22, 2014
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Interested enjoying the great outdoors on a tour all about public art murals or while examining the ecology of Salem Sound? Touring Saugus Iron Work National Historic site to find out what archeologist uncovered that reveals how early settlers survived here? How about visiting one of the oldest meeting houses in continual use and...

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Congratulations to Newly Elected State Representative Brendan Crighton

September 10, 2014
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Congratulations to Lynn Councilor-at-Large Brendan Crighton on his election as state representative in the district that encompasses West Lynn and the town of Nahant. Crighton truly earned this victory as he defeated  School Committee member Charlie Gallo, known as a tenacious campaigner who spoke proudly of his outstanding record in office. Aikaterini Koudanis also...

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Get Out and Vote Tuesday

September 5, 2014
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The campaigns are winding down and Lynn voters will have their say on Primary Election Day on Tuesday, Sept. 9. Two races have captured the attention of the Lynn community, especially so over the past few weeks. The race for state representative for the West Lynn/Nahant seat previously held by Steve Walsh has been...

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Everett, GBL Continue to Seek Merger with NEC

September 5, 2014
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Supt. of Everett Schools Frederick Foresteire said the GBL-NEC Jamboree Friday night was the first step in a renewal of the Greater Boston League’s bid to create a merger with the Northeastern Conference. Currently there are four GBL schools (Everett, Malden, Medford, and Somerville) and 12 NEC schools (Saugus is returning to the NEC...

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Summer’s End

August 25, 2014
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Summer always seems to go by too quickly — “Tempus fugit,” (Time flies) as the ancient Romans would say — and that is especially true when we’ve had a summer that just didn’t happen such as we have had this year. For those of us who look forward to the heat, humidity, and languid...

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