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Orientation Practice Session

September 4, 2015
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Orientation Practice Session

Lynn English students volunteered their time to take part in a two-part course to help become orientation guides for incoming freshman. Here, students fill out nametags and look over the guidelines and principles of the program.

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Former Classical, College Swimmer Katelyn Kidney Hits the High Seas

September 4, 2015
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Former Classical, College Swimmer Katelyn Kidney Hits the High Seas

Let’s face it. For those who are ready to throw the cover on the backyard pool when the water temperature dips into the 70s, the thought of jumping into choppy, 60-degree ocean water isn’t all that appealing. Hardy souls like former Lynn City Swimmer of the Year Katelyn Kidney see things differently. The 2010...

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Dolores J. Difillipo Announces Her Candidacy for Lynn School Committee

September 4, 2015
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Dolores J. Difillipo Announces Her Candidacy for Lynn School Committee

Dolores J. DiFillipo released the following statement announcing her candidacy for a seat on the Lynn School Committee in the November 3 election: I am the wife of Anthony “Tony “DiFillipo and the mother of two wonderful children, Anthony Rocco and Vanessa DiFillipo.  I am the youngest daughter of three daughters of the late...

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Lynn City Soccer Tournament Kicks off Season Next Week

September 4, 2015
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The weather may say summer, but the calendar says fall and that means it’s soccer time. The Classical, English, St. Mary’s and Tech boys and girls soccer teams will get their seasons rolling beginning next Tuesday and Wednesday with the opening rounds of the annual Lynn City Soccer Tournament at Manning Field. The boys...

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Live Racing Returns to Suffolk Downs with 13 Races

September 4, 2015
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Three $50,000 Mass-bred stakes highlight a 13-race card as live racing returns to Suffolk Downs this Saturday, September 5th. Longtime Suffolk Downs-based trainers Jay Bernardini, Brenda McCarthy and Bobby Raymond and prominent national outfits including Christophe Clement, Steve Assmussen, Gary Contessa and Jonathan Sheppard have entered Saturday’s races. There will be three stakes races...

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Happy Birthday, David Solimine Sr.

August 28, 2015
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Happy Birthday, David Solimine Sr.

Lynn businessman and community leader David Solimine Sr. is pictured with his grandchildren at his 80th birthday celebration Aug. 21 at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Dr. John and Mrs. Kristen Steriti. Family and friends enjoyed the evening.

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License Board Votes 2-1 to Maintain 1 A.M. Closing Time

August 28, 2015
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In the end, the sentiment of the Lynn License Board appears to be, ‘if it isn’t broken, don’t fix it.’ That is the impression one is left with after the astonishingly quick vote of the License Board on Tuesday night. After hearing more than 90 minutes of testimony from supporters of Mayor Judith Flanagan...

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Lynn Receives $73,000 Grant to Assess Waterfront Resiliency

August 28, 2015
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Lynn EDIC Project Coordinator Bill Bochnak was one hand at the Winthrop Ferry Terminal last Friday morning, to receive a $73,000 Coastal Resiliency grant from the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Coastal Zone Management division. Bochnak joined officials from several of the 15 communities that received grants that were announced and awarded...

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Sinkhole Being Repaired:Gaping Hole at South Common and Shepard Closes Intersection

August 28, 2015
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Lynn Water and Sewer Commission crews and utility workers have been working around the clock since last Friday, August 21, when a gaping 16-foot by 12-foot sinkhole opened at the intersection of South Common and Shepard streets at around 1 p.m. The more than 10-foot deep hole brought traffic to a near standstill, as...

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Lynn’s Eastern Bank, Everett Co-Op Rated in Top 200 Healthiest Banks

August 28, 2015
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Eastern Bank, headquartered in Lynn, and Everett Co-Operative Bank have stood out as two of the healthiest banks in the nation according to a recent review by the independent bank-rating agency DepositAccounts.org. Eastern, which is much bigger than Everett Co-Op and has more than 100 branches, came in 129thout of 6,998 banks reviewed. “We...

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