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Mayor Kennedy Announces Candidacy for Re-Election

April 22, 2017
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Mayor Kennedy Announces Candidacy for Re-Election

By Cary Shuman Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy couldn’t have asked for a more enthusiastic kickoff to her campaign for re-election to the city’s highest office. There was a standing-room only crowd, a well-received speech interrupted often by applause, and appearances by several city officials who have contributed to the progress Kennedy has made as...

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Joe Conlon Steps Down as Lynn Jets Hockey Coach

April 22, 2017
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Joe Conlon Steps Down as Lynn Jets Hockey Coach

By Cary Shuman Classical director of athletics Bill Devin tried to get Lynn Jets hockey coach Joe Conlon to reconsider. Conlon notified Devin and other Lynn school administrators last week that he had decided to step down from his head coaching position after nine successful seasons. Conlon also sent an email to the Lynn...

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Throwing His Hat into the Race:Jaime Figueroa Announces His Candidacy for Lynn Councilor-At-Large

April 22, 2017
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Throwing His Hat into the Race:Jaime Figueroa Announces His Candidacy for Lynn Councilor-At-Large

Jaime Figueroa announced his candidacy for Lynn councilor-at-large at a campaign kickoff reception April 12 at Trios on Market Street. Figueroa is a graduate of North Shore Community where he was inducted in the Honor Society. He will receive his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Suffolk University in December. Figueroa is...

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NSCC to Pilot “Free College” North Shore Promise Award Program

April 22, 2017
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Danvers, MA – This fall North Shore Community College will become the first community college in the Northeast to offer a self-funded “free college” pilot program for 100 eligible incoming students. The “North Shore Promise Award” pilot program will seek to attract those “missing” college students who are being priced out of higher education...

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3rd Annual Project Wheels Road Race April 30

April 22, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The 3rd Annual Walk, Run, & Roll 5K will be presented by The Project Wheels Foundation on April 30, beginning in Wyoma Square. The Walk, Run and Roll 5K is a benefit fundraiser road race to help people afflicted with Friedreich’s Ataxia, a debilitating, life-shortening, degenerative neuro-muscular disorder, which affects about...

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Police Still Searching for Easter Sunday Shooter

April 22, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. According to Lynn Police and the Essex County District Attorney’s office, the search is still on for a male shooter who fired up to six shots at two men at approximately 3 p.m. on Easter Sunday, outside of 25 Exchange Street, also known as the LynnArts in Lynn’s Central Square....

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Easter Basket Drive

April 14, 2017
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Easter Basket Drive

Sacred Heart School Student Council members with Principal Mary DeAngelo and Leslie Duhamel, Student Council Advisor.

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Pete Dow Assumes Ownership of Tony Lena’s Sandwich Shop

April 14, 2017
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Pete Dow Assumes Ownership of Tony Lena’s Sandwich Shop

By Cary Shuman Pete Dow is the new owner of Tony Lena’s sub shop on Boston Street. Dow, 42, acquired the popular food establishment on Feb. 1, buying the business from former Classical football great Joe Ford. “My son, Peter, who used to play football at Classical when Joe was a coach, ran into...

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Ford Installs Baseball-Themed Picnic Area at His Little River Inn Restaurant

April 14, 2017
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Ford Installs Baseball-Themed Picnic Area at His Little River Inn Restaurant

By Cary Shuman Rick Ford is bringing a touch of Fenway Park to the Little River Inn on Boston Street. Ford, former Lynn city councilor and owner of the well-known breakfast spot, has created an outdoor eating area adjacent to the restaurant. “We’re calling it Fenway Park Lynn,” said Ford at a press conference...

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Double-Poles Draw Ire of City Council

April 14, 2017
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By Jay Lancaster Double-poles were front and center at the City Council meeting Tuesday night, as councilors took on the issue of how to cut down their numbers around the city. Representatives for Comcast and Verizon each received verbal lashings from the City Council, as members complained about delays on the part of the...

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