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City Begins Distribution of New Trash and Recycling Bins

October 25, 2014
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The city of Lynn began distributing new trash and recycling bins to city residents this week in preparation for conversion to a new automated trash collection system beginning December 1. The bins are being distributed free to all residents. According to city officials and representatives of the city’s trash hauler, Waste Management, the new...

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LaPierre Set to Announce Candidacy

October 25, 2014
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Brian LaPierre is hosting a get out the vote rally to encourage Lynn voters to get to the polls on Tues. November 4 and vote. “We want to raise awareness and have the spotlight and focus on November 4, many Lynn residents tend to skip the off year elections and they are equally important...

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Revere Market Basket to Open Doors on Oct. 26: Company Ready to Take Care of Customers who took Care of Them

October 25, 2014
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In the parking lot of the new Revere Market Basket at Northgate Monday morning, workers outside were spiffying up the outside and moving carriages inside – but they weren’t getting much done in between having to answer numerous questions from the excited passers-by, many that are greatly anticipating this Sunday’s (Oct. 26) opening at...

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Mayor Kennedy Endorses Richard Tisei for Congress

October 16, 2014
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Mayor Kennedy Endorses Richard Tisei for Congress

Lynn, the largest community in the Sixth District, was a Tierney stronghold in the 2012 election. “I am confident that the citizens of Lynn and the entire District would be best served with Richard Tisei as our next Congressman, and I enthusiastically endorse his candidacy,” Mayor Kennedy said. “As a member of the majority...

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Major Chalas Makes an Impression

October 16, 2014
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Major Chalas Makes an Impression

U.S. Army Major Marisol Chalas, who was raised in Lynn and rose from an enlisted soldier to be the first Latina woman to pilot a Black Hawk helicopter, gave an inspiring speech on Friday, Oct. 3 during the Lynn Veterans’ annual Women Veterans Day event. Maj. Chalas noted in her speech that she faced...

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John Ford Will Run for Ward 7 Seat

October 16, 2014
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John Ford Will Run for Ward 7 Seat

John Ford, a member of the Lynn School Committee for the past 12 years, has announced that he will see the Ward 7 City Council seat in the 2015 election. Ford, who has been elected to the School Committee six times, is hoping to continue a family tradition of public service in the ward...

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Finish Line: Suffolk Downs Holds Final Race; Closes After 79 Years of Operation

October 13, 2014
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Finish Line: Suffolk Downs Holds Final Race; Closes After 79 Years of Operation

It was a sad day at Suffolk Downs last Saturday, and the grey, dreary day reflected the mood as thousands descended upon the historic oval to take in what is likely to be the last day of thoroughbred racing in New England. It was a cloudy and rainy day on Sat., Oct. 4, at...

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Christine Neals Named New LACC Marketing and Communications Manager

October 13, 2014
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Christine Neals Named New LACC  Marketing and Communications Manager

The Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Christine Neals as the new Marketing and Communications Manager for the organization.  Neals is a native of North Reading and a 2014 graduate of Salem State University, receiving her B.A. in Communications and Graphic Design.  Neals graduated Cum Laude and is a member of Lambda Pi Eta,...

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Police Ask for Public’s Help With Recent Bank Robbery

October 13, 2014
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Lynn Police this week have distributed information about a suspect they believe was involved in two Lynn bank robberies and attempted a third in the past six to seven months. According to a Lynn Police press release, the suspect in the three incidents is a white male between the ages of 40 and 50...

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Lynn Auditorium’s Fall Lineup Rocks: Boz Scaggs, Ian Anderson, Buddy Guy Just a Few of the Acts Coming to Lynn

October 6, 2014
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Last year, when the city of Lynn Community Development Office and Mayor Kennedy announced plans to push forward with renovations of Lynn Auditorium that included new air conditioning , Community Development Director Jamie Marsh promised that the new AC would not only help attract summer time concerts, but would help the auditorium attract more...

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