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Lynn’s Rashidi Ellis Will Be Pacquaio’s Sparring Partner for the Mayweather Fight

March 5, 2015
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Lynn’s Rashidi Ellis Will Be Pacquaio’s Sparring Partner for the Mayweather Fight

The Manny Pacquaio-Floyd Mayweather fight on May 2 is already being considered the biggest boxing event of all time – or at least since Muhammad Ali fought Joe Frazier at Madison Square Garden in 1971. The fight was five years in the making and it will undoubtedly be one of the greatest sporting events...

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Ancient Order of Hibernians Kickoff to Irish Heritage Month

February 26, 2015
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Ancient Order of Hibernians Kickoff to Irish Heritage Month

The Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) of Lynn held its kickoff to Irish Heritage Month (March) Tuesday night at Lynn City Hall. From left, are AOH historian Michael Mannion, Lynn Police Sgt. And bagpipes player Ned Shinnick, AOH President Dick Wall, Captain of the Color Guard Paul MacDonald, and the Rev. Brian Flynn.

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Charlie Gallo Not to Seek Re-Election to School Bd.

February 26, 2015
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Charlie Gallo Not to Seek Re-Election to School Bd.

Two-term Lynn School Committee Member Charlie Gallo, 31, has announced that he will not seek re-election, though he plans to remain involved in the community and is not ruling out a future run for elected office. “I will miss serving,” said Gallo. “Most of all, I will miss going into our schools and engaging...

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Bailer Scores 1,000th Career Point in St. Mary’s Win

February 26, 2015
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Bailer Scores 1,000th Career Point in St. Mary’s Win

LYNN –  There’s a reason a player gets his name put on a banner on the gym wall when he scores 1,000 career points. It’s up there because it’s a difficult thing to do. St. Mary’s senior point guard Dennis Bailer joined the club last week when he scored 23 points in a two-point...

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Council Forms ‘Snow Commish’

February 26, 2015
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Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy agreed on Tuesday night to work hand in hand with the Lynn Council’s Public Works Committee and a task force of public safety managers to find ways to improve the city’s response to snow emergencies. The unprecedented, in Lynn at least, snow commission will include the three city councilors on...

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Another Week, Another Snowstorm Lynn Crews Continue to Dig out from Long Winter

February 23, 2015
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Another Week, Another Snowstorm Lynn Crews Continue to Dig out from Long Winter

The Lynn Public Works Department began the week, once again, digging out from a snowstorm that dumped more than 12-inches of snow on the region over the weekend. The latest snowfall, estimated at about 16-inches for the Greater Lynn area, brings the seasonal total to more than 97-inches of snow, all since January 23,...

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All Care’s Michael Miller Battles the Blizzard for Patient Safety: Devoted Occupational Therapist Goes Above and Beyond

February 23, 2015
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All Care’s Michael Miller Battles the Blizzard for Patient Safety: Devoted Occupational Therapist Goes Above and Beyond

When All Care VNA Occupational Therapist and Winthrop resident, Michael Miller, learned that a client of his could not get out of bed during the late January blizzard that paralyzed Massachusetts, not even several feet of blowing white stuff could stop him.  Still, traveling on the roads was nearly impossible, and to make matters...

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Remembering the Miracle on Ice

February 23, 2015
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For those of us who have been around for longer than we care to remember, it is hard to believe that 35 years have passed since seemingly every Winthrop resident gathered at the Belle Isle Bridge and lined the town’s streets to give a huge hometown welcome to Olympic hockey hero and Team USA hockey captain Mike Eruzione,...

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Taking the Reins: Chris Carroll New Head Coach of English High Bulldogs Football

February 12, 2015
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Taking the Reins: Chris Carroll New Head Coach of English High Bulldogs Football

Bleeding maroon and gray may not have been listed as a requirement in the job posting for the new English High football coach, but if it had been Chris Carroll would have checked that box. English High Principal Thomas Strangie and athletic director Gary Molea announced this week that Carroll, a star quarterback for...

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Burt, BC Fall Short to Harvard in Beanpot Final

February 12, 2015
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Burt, BC Fall Short to Harvard in Beanpot Final

Katie Burt had to do something that she hadn’t yet done in her amazing freshman season for the No. 1-ranked Boston College hockey team: reflect on a defeat. Burt and the Eagles had just suffered their first loss of the season, 3-2, to Harvard in the championship game of the Women’s Beanpot Tournament Tuesday...

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