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Mayor calls primary results a ‘wake-up call’

October 3, 2009
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Mayor calls primary results a ‘wake-up call’

City Councillor at Large Judith Flanagan- Kennedy’s 200 vote primary write in plurality over incumbent Mayor Edward “Chip” Clancy was a shocker for Clancy – and a shocker as well for Flanagan-Kennedy. “It was a real wake-up call for me. I didn’t get my vote out. Now my campaign team will work to get...

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The Blue Ox makes its presence felt downtown

October 3, 2009
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There is a pulse. And it is strong and healthy. The Blue Ox of Oxford Street is resurrecting the idea that there can be an exciting nightlife in downtown Lynn. Coupling a high-quality but accessible menu with a well-stocked bar, the atmosphere is upscale but unintimidating, a place where you could celebrate an event...

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…at High Rock Tower

September 24, 2009
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…at High Rock Tower

There is an observatory in Lynn – an actual observatory where you can view the moons of Jupiter, the rings of Saturn, the craters of the Moon – in downtown Lynn. Believe it or not, the historic High Rock Tower that looms above Essex, High Rock and Rockaway streets houses an impressive 12-inch Meade...

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Clancy primary defeat defines the moment

September 24, 2009
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Councillor-at-Large Judith Flanagan Kennedy’s stunning primary defeat of Mayor Edward “Chip” Clancy was a wake-up call for the mayor and a spectacular win for the woman who would be mayor. Not only did Flanagan Kennedy score 200 votes more than Clancy, but she did it with a write-in campaign, arguably the most difficult type...

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LCHC opens new eye care center

September 24, 2009
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Lynn Community Health Center (LCHC) celebrated the grand opening of its LCHC Eye Care Services during a ceremony on September 15 at the new facility located on the fifth floor at 23 Central Avenue in Lynn. Eye Care Services is an affiliate of the New England Eye Institute and the New England College of...

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Obituaries – 9/23/09

September 24, 2009
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Hilda D’Amico Revere resident Hilda (Taglieri) D’Amico of Revere, beloved wife of the late Aggripino “Joe” D’Amico, died on September 14. She was the devoted mother of Lorna D’Amico of Lynnfield, dear sister of Alfred and Leo Taglieri and the late Jean Falabella, Henry, Emilio and Louis Taglieri, and the beloved aunt of many....

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Lending a helping hand – Student Volunteers Invaluable to Lynn’s My Brother’s Table

September 19, 2009
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Lending a helping hand – Student Volunteers Invaluable to Lynn’s My Brother’s Table

By Sarah Phelan It is very rare to hear a story reported about Lynn teens that doesn’t involve some sort of guns, drugs, or other types of reckless behavior. We don’t hear about students who are not texting as they are driving, or not circulating questionable photographs of their friends, not tagging local homes...

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Primary Day – Mayor’s race dominates local interest

September 19, 2009
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By Joshua Resnek Mayor Edward “Chip” Clancy faces a test of sort Tuesday as Lynn goes to the polls in a primary that finds the mayor challenged by a newcomer David Rohnstock and Judith Flanagan Kennedy, a councilor-at-large running for mayor on stickers. This is a test of the mayor’s strength, of the voters’...

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Let’s all agree to disagree

September 12, 2009
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Let’s all agree to disagree

By Joshua Resnek The mayor didn’t meet his match at the debate held last Thursday at the Orthodox synagogue, Ahabat Shalom, on Ocean Street. What transpired there between the candidates is what voters can expect during this year of our discontent – posturing by those who want to unseat Clancy, a reiteration of everything...

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Preferred member

September 12, 2009
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Preferred member

By Cary Shuman New Gannon Golf Course member Anne Fraser was current professional golfing star Morgan Pressel’s high school coach at St. Andrews High School in Boca Raton, Florida, but Fraser was also an excellent player. Fraser, 29, was a college champion at Rutgers University and later at Florida Atlantic University and qualified for...

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