Editorials

Congratulations, Tori Faieta for U.S.A. Hoop Team Selection

April 21, 2014
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We remember Tori Faieta so well for her tremendous contributions as the outstanding 6-foot-2-inch center on the 2011 state champion St. Mary’s High School girls basketball team. Tori was a 1,000-point scorer and All-Scholastic in head coach Jeff Newhall’s successful program and culminated her superb career with a state title. Tori has continued to...

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Thank You, JoAnn Power

April 8, 2014
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JoAnn Power has been an unsung hero at the Lynn Chamber of Commerce and in our community for the past 16 years. As the LACC’s communications manager, she and fellow dream teamers, chief executive officer Leslie Gould, and membership manager Sandra Lewis, have built up the chamber membership and made the LACC one of...

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Gannon Golf Course Ushers in a New Era

March 31, 2014
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We had the honor to be invited by the new management team at the Gannon Golf Course for their opening day ceremony and we must say we were very impressed by the new leadership team who is carrying on the fine tradition and high standards of excellence set forth by long-time golf professional Mike...

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So, This Is Spring?

March 25, 2014
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Although the calendar told us that spring officially arrived last Thursday, Mother Nature, as usual, has decided on her own time frame for when she will allow spring to be sprung. As we are writing this editorial at the beginning of the week, the weatherman is telling us that temperatures will remain below freezing...

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Congratulations, St. Mary’s State Champions

March 18, 2014
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Congratulations to the St. Mary’s High School girls basketball team on winning the 2014 Massachusetts state championship. In recent years we’ve come to expect such excellence from the St. Mary’s High School athletic program, especially its girls teams, notably softball, hockey, and basketball who have all earned state title banners. In fact, this was...

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Thank You, Coach Fred Hogan

March 18, 2014
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It was a stunning announcement, to say the least, when Lynn English girls basketball coach Fred Hogan, walked into the Will McDonough Press Room at the TD Garden and announced his resignation following his team’s loss to Braintree in the state semifinals. Coach Hogan truly built an outstanding girls basketball program in his nine...

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Mayor Says Revere Casino Could Help Downtown Lynn, Lynn Auditorium

March 18, 2014
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Several Lynn leaders were on hand in Revere on Friday morning to join municipal leaders from across the region in support of the Mohegan Sun casino proposal in Revere. Included in Lynn’s contingent were Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy, EDIC Director James Cowdell, State Rep. Bob Fennell, State Sen. Tom McGee and members from the...

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MIAA Deserves Credit for Major League Venues

March 10, 2014
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The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association deserves a lot of credit for giving athletes statewide the memorable opportunity of participating in the finest venues available in the state. We say this as the Lynn English girls basketball team prepares to take the court Monday night at the TD Garden and the St. Mary’s girls basketball...

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It Is the Best of times for High School Sports Fans

March 3, 2014
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There’s a reason it’s called March Madness and Lynn high school sports fans are getting an opportunity to see why many consider this to be the most exciting portion of the year. Lynn Classical, Lynn English, and St. Mary’s High Schools all have teams still in the hunt for state championships on the second...

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Congratulations, Beth Bresnahan

February 24, 2014
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We join Lynn residents in offering our congratulations to Beth Bresnahan on her appointment as the new Executive Director of the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission. Treasurer Steven Grossman has made an outstanding choice for this esteemed and important position as the head of the most successful lottery in the United States. Lottery sales topped...

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