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Long-time Political Printing Business Shuts its Doors

January 18, 2011
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Long-time Political Printing Business Shuts its Doors

A regional political landmark business on Beach Street in Revere closed last week after decades and decades of serving politicians in Lynn and the surrounding area. Art-Tone Studios, a screen printing shop that has been open for 50 years, has been printing political bumper stickers and other campaign literature for generations, and the businesses’...

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Alice O’Neil

January 18, 2011
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Alice O’Neil

By Josh Resnek and Cary Shuman Alice O’Neil, by every stretch of the imagination, was a legendary figure in the life and times of youth sports in this city for 40 years. Because of her leadership and interest in the youth of this city, many Lynn Little League baseball players had a great experience...

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Coakley’s Office is Investigating Alleged Misconduct at Trash Incineration Plant on the Rumney Marsh

January 11, 2011
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Coakley’s Office is Investigating Alleged Misconduct at Trash Incineration Plant on the Rumney Marsh

-By Seth Daniel For the Journal A whistleblower lawsuit against the RESCO trash incineration plant on the Rumney Marsh has apparently triggered an investigation by Attorney General Martha Coakley’s office, and one local group wants some information now. The lawsuit has been ongoing since 2009, and Coakley’s office is believed to have been investigating...

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City Mobilizes for Snowstorm

January 11, 2011
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By Joshua Resnek editor@lynnjournal.com With one big storm under our wings, now comes the second of the season and the first of the New Year. The city has mobilized its forces, from snow plows to ticket enforcement for those who don’t keep their sidewalks and pathways clean of the white stuff. Hundreds of tickets...

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Lynn Man Arrested in Connection with Bank Robbery in Everett

January 11, 2011
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Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with an attempted robbery of the Century Bank in Everett and subsequent police-involved shooting, Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone and Everett Police Chief Steven Mazzie informed the public today. Robert Giannino, 34, of Medford, was arrested by Boston Police Department this afternoon and was transported...

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It is Never too Early to Talk About a Mayor’s Run

January 4, 2011
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It is Never too Early to Talk About a Mayor’s Run

When first word was received recently that Council President Tim Phelan’s presidency might be challenged by a colleague chomping at the bit for more power, it turned my attention to the mayor’s position. But before I go there, it appears that Phelan’s position is safe. What younger, brasher, more ambitious Lynn politicians always need...

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Shooting, Stabbing Welcome and Mar New Year Holiday

January 4, 2011
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No sooner had 2010 become 2011 when Lynn Police were called to the scene of a stabbing and a shooting. What a nice how do you do for the New Year. What a great way to welcome 2011. At about 7:00 a.m. Saturday morning, a Lynn woman, Cheryl Marino, 55, was shot. She was...

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Huge Snowstorm Covers the City

December 28, 2010
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Huge Snowstorm Covers the City

An old fashioned Nor’Easter slammed New England Sunday night,coveringLynn with a deep snow cover, huge wind driven drifts, and a spectacle along the water during the high tides Sunday and especially Monday. Drifts went as high as four or five feet. Snowfall amounted to about two feet throughout the city. The city was turned...

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Woman of the Year

December 28, 2010
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Woman of the Year

Dr. Catherine Latham We haven’t always agreed with Dr. Latham but we have never questioned her sincerity or thought for one moment that everything she does is an effort at improving the Lynn Public School System. In many, many respects, Dr. Latham is an urban warrior, fighting the good fight at a time when...

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Man of the Year

December 28, 2010
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Man of the Year

Tim Phelan This year, we are delighted to name Council President Attorney Tim Phelan the Lynn Journal’s Man of the Year. Phelan one of the city’s best known and well-liked elected public officials has been a consistent ticket-topper and has served the city well as council president. Over the years, he has grown into...

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