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Coakley, Baker Win Primaries Here: Lynn Primary Voters Follow The State in Nearly All Races

September 10, 2014
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Just over 17-percent of Lynn’s 49,000 registered voters turned out to vote in Tuesday’s Primary Election here, but that low voter turnout was in line with state voter turnouts and despite the low numbers, the winners will still appear on General Election ballots in November. Lynn’s predominantly Democratic voters, those who did show up,...

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Crighton Wins State Representative Race

September 10, 2014
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Crighton Wins State Representative Race

Showing strength at the polls throughout the 11th Essex District, Councilor-at-Large Brendan Crighton won  election to the state representative seat Tuesday. Crighton received 2,370 votes to top the three-candidate field. School Committee member Charlie Gallo finished second with 1,395 votes. Aikaterini Panagiotakis Koudanis received 229 votes. Crighton won the Democratic primary for the seat....

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Developer: “Market Basket Is Committed to Lynn” But Company Must Stabilize Itself First

September 5, 2014
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Charles Patsios, the Swampscott developer who purchased former Factory of the Future site on Federal Street in Lynn in 2013, with the goal of developing the city’s first Market Basket location, said this week that he is confident that the plans to open a Market Basket in Lynn will go forward, now that Arthur...

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Primary Day Primer: Lynn Voters Head to the Polls Tuesday

September 5, 2014
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Despite contested races on the Democratic ticket for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer, Attorney General, a U.S. Congressional seat and the State Representative seat for Lynn’s 11th Essex district, next Tuesday’s Primary Election Day is one election that no one seems to be talking about. Sure, there are some political signs on shops and front...

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Ridley Begins Year as Interim Principal At Thurgood Marshall Middle School

September 5, 2014
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Ridley Begins Year as Interim Principal At Thurgood Marshall Middle School

Jim Ridley was “taken by surprise but honored” when Supt. of Schools Dr. Catherine Latham asked him if he would be interested in becoming the interim principal of the Thurgood Marshall Middle School following the unexpected resignation of Richard Cowdell. Ridley accepted the appointment and the 62-year-old retired administrator was at the school Wednesday...

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Tim Phelan Named Girls Soccer Coach at Austin Prep

August 25, 2014
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Tim Phelan Named Girls Soccer Coach at Austin Prep

When Tim Phelan returned from Ireland after coaching the Lynn Breakers girls soccer team to the Limerick Plate in an international tournament, that one amazing excursion and victory alone would have been enough to call it a memorable and exciting summer. But another significant milestone was waiting for Phelan upon his return, one that...

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Police Student Academy Graduation

August 25, 2014
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Police Student Academy Graduation

The Lynn Police Student Academy held its eighth graduation ceremony Aug. 14 at Lynn Classical High School. Pictured at the ceremony are, from left, Police Capt. Mark O’Toole, Deputy Supt. of Schools Jaye Warry, Police Captain Mike Vail, Deputy Chief Mike Mageary, Police Officers and Academy Directors Mark Lee and Ryan McDermott, and Police...

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Sworn In

August 25, 2014
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Sworn In

Antonio Gutierez and Teresa DiGregorio of Lynn Youth Street Outreach Advocacy (LYSOA) congratulate Chief Justice of the Juvenile Court Amy L. Nechtem (center) following her swearing-in ceremony at the John Adams Courthouse in Boston on Aug. 14.

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A Well-deserved Honor: Lynn WWII Veteran Ramonas Presented with War Medals

August 25, 2014
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A Well-deserved Honor: Lynn WWII Veteran Ramonas Presented with War Medals

Standing in the Lynn offices of Congressman John Tierney, surrounded by friends and family on Monday morning, the battle scars that Mitchell Ramonas suffered nearly 70 years ago in Germany might’ve seemed nothing more than a distant memory, except that those memories are as fresh in Mitchell’s mind now as they were when he...

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Fresh Produce Lovers Can Find Farmers Markets on Almost Any Day: And More than Just Fruits and Vegetables to Boot

August 14, 2014
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Fresh Produce Lovers Can Find Farmers Markets on Almost Any Day: And More than Just Fruits and Vegetables to Boot

By now, lovers of fresh, organic produce in Lynn know about the city’s own Thursday afternoon Farmer’s Market in Central Square, but what if you can’t make it to Central Square on a Thursday afternoon? What if another day would be better? Or you simply want to see what other farms have to offer?...

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