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Jim Barber’s Lucky Strike Lanes Closes its Doors

August 22, 2016
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Jim Barber’s Lucky Strike Lanes Closes its Doors

By Cary Shuman Dave Barber, one of the best candlepin bowlers in the world, had the words to fit the occasion: It was a bittersweet day. “It’s sad to see the bowling business go, but I’m happy for my parents , they’re retiring,” said Barber. “My father has put in a...

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Lynnway Sportscenter is Alive and Well

August 22, 2016
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Lynnway Sportscenter is Alive and Well

By Cary Shuman Sean and Paul Crowley want the residents of Lynn to know that the Lynnway Sportscenter is alive and well and open for bowling seven days a week. The Crowleys were responding to rumors circulating in the city that Lynnway would be closing its doors. The Crowley family, who has owned and...

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$4.2 Million City Deficit Likely To Be Balanced With Reserves

August 22, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Lynn Chief Financial Officer Peter Caron  informed the Council Ways and means Committee this week that the city’s FY 2017 budget, which just began on July 1, is already projected to be $4.2 million in deficit, without additional appropriation or budget cuts. However, when asked after the meeting how the...

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From West Lynn to North Dakota the Leydons are Set for the Series

August 19, 2016
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From West Lynn to North Dakota the Leydons are Set for the Series

By Cary Shuman Aedon Leydon received the St. Mary’s High School  junior varsity coaches award Tuesday night, his last bit of baseball business before heading to North Dakota for the Babe Ruth World Series. Aedon shared the honor with his proud father and lifelong baseball coach, Sean Leydon, just as he has shared his...

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Save the Harbor’s 6th Annual Beach Bash and Splash

August 19, 2016
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Save the Harbor’s 6th Annual Beach Bash and Splash

350 kids from across the city and around the region, including groups from Lynn, South Boston, Dorchester, the South End, and Jamaica Plain made a very big splash on the beach last Friday at Save the Harbor’s 6th Annual Beach Bash and Splash at DCR’s Carson Beach.  Among the groups that took part this...

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Mayor,Police Union Have Come To Terms:$3 Million Deal Retroactive to 2014

August 19, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy announced on Tuesday that the city and the Lynn Police Association have reached an agreement on a proposed contract that would be retroactive to 2014 and provide more than $3million in wage increases for police officers through the end of the deal in 2018. “The new...

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GLSS Offers Free Workshops to Improve Health,Well-Being

August 19, 2016
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The Kiosk for Living Well and Healthy Living Programs sponsored by Greater Lynn Senior Services offer free workshops throughout the year to help people improve their quality of life, health, and well-being.  Registrations are being accepted on a first-come, first-served basis for a number of workshops beginning in late summer and fall. Beginning on...

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MRFRS Catmobile Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Van Lynn Visit Aug 20

August 19, 2016
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The Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society Catmobile will visit Super Stop & Shop, 35 Washington St., in Lynn, on Saturday, Aug. 20, to perform low-cost spay/neuter procedures ($120/$80; ferals, $40). The Catmobile is staffed by a licensed veterinarian and one veterinary technician. The package consists of a brief exam, spay/neuter, rabies vaccinations for cats...

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Lynn Valvoline Instant Oil Change Supports Cancer Research and Care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

August 19, 2016
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Valvoline Instant Oil Change customers can help fight cancer from July 25 through September 4 by contributing $1 or more to the Jimmy Fund through the A Chance for Kids & Families® program at participating locations in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. The Valvoline Instant Oil Change located at 800 Western Ave. is...

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My Brother’s Table Annual Summer Party Fundraiser Tonight, August 11

August 19, 2016
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John’s Roast Beef & Seafood, The Porthole, Edible Arrangements of Lynn, British Beer Company, Daniella’s Café of Danvers, PF Changs of Peabody, Panera of Swampscott, Wahlburgers in Lynnfield, and Angela’s Coal Fired Pizza in Saugus will all be featured at My Brother’s Table (MBT), annual Summer Party fundraiser, Thursday, August 11th at 7:00 pm...

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