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International Committee Kickoff

May 21, 2015
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International Committee Kickoff

Cultura Latina Dance Academy dancers headline the Lynn Are Chamber of Commerce promotional photo highlighting those in attendance for the LACC’s International Committee kickoff at City Hall on Tuesday, May 12th 2015. Standing center behind the dancers are from (L to R) Taso Nikolakopoulos (LACC Chair/John’s Roast Beef & Seafood) and  Co-Chairs Diana Moreno...

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Softball Teams Set for Holland Tournament

May 21, 2015
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Softball Teams Set for Holland Tournament

It may seem like it was 10 minutes ago that Grace Rogato Field was buried under three feet of snow, but the high school softball season is already winding down and that means it’s John Holland Tournament time. Saturday’s first game between English and Swampscott is at 5:30 p.m. with St. Mary’s vs. Classical...

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Memorial Day Events Are Planned for Lynn

May 21, 2015
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The City of Lynn began its Memorial Day services on Tuesday, May 19th with a Memorial Day ceremony in Memorial Auditorium at Lynn City hall beginning at 6 p.m. The short ceremony included musical performances by the Lynn Public Schools Band and a Drill Presentation by the Lyn marine Corps Junior ROTC program. However,...

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Capano Hits the Links at Gannon:Donors Present New Cart to Lynn Golf Course

May 21, 2015
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Capano Hits the Links at Gannon:Donors Present New Cart to Lynn Golf Course

Nicholas Capano had been enjoying his participation in Spaulding Rehabilitation Center golf clinics in Windham, New Hampshire, using the center’s specially equipped golf cart. Attorney Mario Capano, who is Nicholas’s father, saw how much his 26-year-old son loved golfing at the clinics and thought it would be a great idea to purchase a new...

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Lynn Ferry Returns for Second Season May 18

May 14, 2015
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Lynn Ferry Returns for Second Season May 18

After a successful first year which saw ridership exceed projections by more than 30 percent, the Lynn-to-Boston commuter ferry returns May 18 and will run throughout the remainder of the spring and summer. This will mark the second year of a two-year pilot program that started in 2014. The total ridership last year was...

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Potter Leads British Charge in Re-Enactments

May 14, 2015
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Potter Leads British Charge in Re-Enactments

“Battalion Volley,” yelled the generals Saturday, April 18, as hundreds of muskets fired into a grouping of British regulars. Cannon and musket fire filled the air with loud bangs, smoke rose from the field, explosions sounded and war broke out in earnest as the Battle Road reenactment in Lexington at Tower Park got underway. It...

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Dozens of Candidates Already Emerging in City Elections:Open Races Shaping up for Councilor and School Committee

May 14, 2015
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Though there is still more than a month to go before nomination papers are due to the City Clerk’s office, on June 29, there are already dozens of candidates emerging in several city offices, including three incumbents and already four newcomers and two more familiar candidates challenging for the four At-large Council seats. With...

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Ridley to Serve as Interim Principal at St. Mary’s

May 14, 2015
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Veteran educator James Ridley will take over as interim principal at St. Mary’s July 1, replacing Dr. Mark DiFabio, who is leaving to run his own educational consulting business. Ridley, 62, who retired as director at Lynn Tech in 2010 after a 34-year career in Lynn Public Schools, served as interim principal at Marshall...

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Council Considering Credentials for Door to Door Solicitations

May 14, 2015
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Facing what he called an increasing number of complaints about door to door salespeople operating in the city and reports of unethical behavior among some, Ward 3 Councilor Darren Cyr on Tuesday night asked the Licensing Committee and City Clerk Mary Audley to consider a credentialing or badging system to track and authorize door...

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Nicholson Announces Candidacy for School Committee

May 7, 2015
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Nicholson Announces Candidacy for School Committee

Jared Nicholson has announced his intention to seek election to the Lynn School Committee. Nicholson, 29, moved to Lynn following his graduation from Harvard Law School in 2014. “I applied for a fellowship when I was graduating from law school and I wanted to do it in Lynn because I thought the community development...

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