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The New England Regionals:Massachusetts Champion Lynn Babe Ruth Set to Compete for World Series Berth

July 22, 2016
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The New England Regionals:Massachusetts Champion Lynn Babe Ruth Set to Compete for World Series Berth

By Cary Shuman Leon Elwell has known for a few years that the players on his 15-year-old Lynn Babe Ruth Baseball All-Star team were a special group. They have not only excelled on the field but they have been a credit to the city, their schools, and their families. Beginning tonight, the newly crowned...

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McCarriston Plots Her Course:Broadcast Dreams Begin with the Navigators

July 22, 2016
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McCarriston Plots Her Course:Broadcast Dreams Begin with the Navigators

By Cary Shuman Shanna McCarriston is doing what she loves this summer and that is working in the world of sports. McCarriston is a press intern in social media and conducts post-game interviews for the North Shore Navigators. She is also working in the WBZ-TV Channel 4 sports department as an intern. A 21-year-old...

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Summertime Music and Fun

July 22, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Lynn Farmer’s Market Thursday in Central square The Lynn Farmers Market will be open today (Thursday) beginning at 11 a.m. in Central Square. Residents are encouraged to come down to the square this afternoon to fund fresh produce and other farm fresh foods and products. 12:01 Blues Band at Red...

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Council Votes to Allow Food Trucks in Lynn

July 22, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Lynn City Council voted this week to approve a change in the zoning ordinance, and for the first time allow food trucks to operate within the city limits. The zoning change was initiated by the Building Department, after several city councilors reported getting calls from people who were interested...

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State Rep Cahill’s Route 107 Corridor Amendment Passes

July 22, 2016
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The plan to evaluate and improve transportation issues along the Route 107 Corridor received a financial boost as an amendment, co-sponsored by State Representatives Dan Cahill (D-Lynn) and Paul Tucker (D-Salem), passed as part of An Act Relative to Job Creation, Workforce Development and Infrastructure Investment. The amendment gives the Massachusetts Department of Transportation...

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Thirteen Schools and Individuals Honored for Success With Safe Routes to School Program

July 22, 2016
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Lt. Governor Karyn Polito today joined the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) in honoring 13 schools and individuals for their work to promote and train students to bicycle and walk to school in a safe manner as part of the Safe Routes to School Program. “I am thrilled to see the passion and skills...

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Summer Learning Collaborative Expands to 14 Cities and Towns

July 22, 2016
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United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley announced today it is expanding its highly-successful Summer Learning Collaborative to 14 cities and towns serving over 3,000 elementary school-age children in the region.  United Way’s Summer Learning Collaborative kicked off this month in several Boston neighborhoods, Lynn, Cambridge, Revere, Winthrop, Salem, Peabody, Somerville, Lowell, and...

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From Lynn to Las Vegas:Ward Wins Miss. Mass. United States Pageant; Will Compete For National Title

July 15, 2016
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From Lynn to Las Vegas:Ward Wins Miss. Mass. United States Pageant; Will Compete For National Title

By Cary Shuman As a young girl growing up in Lynn, Sonyaa Ward always wanted to compete in beauty pageants. But citing “a lack of confidence,” she backed out of Miss Massachusetts Teen USA and Miss Massachusetts USA competitions. Proving it’s never too late to pursue one’s dreams, Ward entered her first pageant, Miss...

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Gauthier Pitching in Arizona League

July 15, 2016
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Gauthier Pitching in Arizona League

By Joyce Erekson Former Classical High/Hartford University pitcher Kyle Gauthier is making some noise this summer as a free agent with the Arizona League Padres, a rookie-level minor league team affiliated with the San Diego Padres. The 6-4, 220 pound righty has appeared in five games (as of July 10). In eight innings pitched...

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State of the City Address Set for July 19

July 15, 2016
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Lynn Community Association will host its 6th Annual State of the City address with Lynn Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy on Tuesday, July 19th, 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Knights of Columbus, 177 Lynnfield Street, Lynn. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Association President Tyron Hawkins said, “This annual event is very...

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