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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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Annual Women Veterans Memorial Ceremony on Friday

October 6, 2014
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The Lynn Veterans Council will once again celebrate and remember the sacrifices of our nation’s  female veterans with its Annual Women Veterans Memorial Ceremony on Friday, October 3 beginning at 11 a.m. in the City Hall lobby. According to Jeffrey Hollet of the Lynn Veterans Office, the ceremony this year will feature U.S. Army...

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Supporting Our Military: St. John’s Prep Senior Cullen Dunnigan Will Run in Marine Marathon in D.C.

October 6, 2014
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Supporting Our Military: St. John’s Prep Senior Cullen Dunnigan Will Run in Marine Marathon in D.C.

St. John’s Prep senior Cullen Dunnigan of Lynn is training for the Marine Corps Marathon that will be held Oct. 26 in Washington, D.C. Dunnigan, 18, will run in the 26.2-mile event as a member of the U.S. Navy Memorial Team that is raising funds for the Navy Memorial Foundation and the Wounded Warrior...

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Captain Richard Phillips at Lynn Classical

October 6, 2014
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Captain Richard Phillips at Lynn Classical

Captain  Richard Phillips now knows to never trust a pirate. That’s what the once-kidnapped ships captain told students at Lynn Classical High School last Thursday afternoon concerning his ordeal with Somali pirates in April 2009. “I wasn’t some sort of sacrificial lamb as has often been reported in the media inaccurately, but rather I...

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