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Eminent domain a powerful tool

December 17, 2009
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Eminent domain a powerful tool

The city’s decision to seize valuable properties along the Lynnway using court sanctioned eminent domain is an often used method of putting together important parcels for a development or a special need that wouldn’t otherwise come up for sale. In the instance of the five properties the city is seeking, it is seeking only...

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Land seizures to help in developing land

December 17, 2009
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The city of Lynn is resorting to eminent domain proceedings in order to secure five tracts of land along the Lynway as a first giant step in bringing development to one of the city’s vast, underutilized stretches of prime land, according to a host of Lynn officials including City Council President Timothy Phelan, Lynn...

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A brilliant Blue Devil – Duke’s Shadoff earn top prize at major law school competition

December 17, 2009
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A brilliant Blue Devil – Duke’s Shadoff earn top prize at major law school competition

Lynn resident Andrew Shadoff, a third-year student at Duke University School of Law, won the top prize in a major law school competition. Shadoff and fellow Duke student Greg Dixon received the best brief award in the Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps inaugural National Moot Court Competition held at Naval Air Station in Jacksonville,...

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Lynn Tech captures Vocational Super Bowl championship

December 9, 2009
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Lynn Tech captures Vocational Super Bowl championship

Tech coach Gary Sverker and the Tech fans who made the trip to Quincy Thursday night for the Massachusetts Vocational Large Division Super Bowl knew what was at stake on Southeastern Regional’s last drive of the game: everything. Would the Tech football team be returning to Lynn with the school’s first-ever vocational state football...

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Mayor-elect Flanagan-Kennedy team starting to take shape

December 9, 2009
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Mayor elect Judith Flanagan – Kennedy has selected three members of her city hall leadership team. They are: chief of staff Claire Cavanagh and mayoral aides Jean Francois Gardy and Tracy Brown. Cavanagh has had a long and successful history at Lynn City Hall, working previously for four former Lynn mayors – Patsy Caggiano,...

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Old Tyme Italian Cuisine opens new function hall

November 25, 2009
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Old Tyme Italian Cuisine opens new function hall

Old Tyme Italian Cuisine was campaign central in this year’s Lynn city election with several candidates choosing the restaurant at 612 Boston Street for their political gatherings and fundraisers. In fact, a few candidates simultaneously held their election night celebrations inside the popular restaurant and lounge. Two years after opening the 240-seat restaurant, owner...

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It is official – Flanagan Kennedy mayor

November 25, 2009
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It is official – Flanagan Kennedy mayor

It is official. Lynn’s Mayor elect is Judith Flanagan-Kennedy. The mayor-elect came out the big winner following Wednesday’s recount. What had been a 27 vote victory turned into a 45 vote victory. After the recount ended Wednesday evening, Flanagan-Kennedy said she was going to bring the city together and Mayor Edward Chip Clancy said...

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Alzheimer’s program open to the public

November 25, 2009
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The Alzheimer’s Association is offering a workshop presented by an elder law attorney, December 1, 2009, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at Briarcliff Lodge Adult Day Health, 112 Kernwood Drive in Lynn, that is free and open to the public.  Legal & Financial Answers for Families Coping with Alzheimer’s covers wills, durable power of attorney,...

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Grassa will attend Bentley University

November 19, 2009
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Grassa will attend Bentley University

His skills on the basketball court have been obvious for a long time. Jasper Grassa has been a notch above almost all opposing backcourtmen from elementary school on. By the time he began his high school career at Lynn Classical three seasons ago, Grassa’s potential to be a star player had been established and...

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The time has come

November 19, 2009
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The earth hasn’t stopped quaking in Lynn since Election Day. Everyone with an interest inside city hall and many of us who are home owners and property owners here are wondering exactly how the new administration is going to play out. It is hard to know because many of us don’t really know Judith...

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