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Sullivan tours a vastly changed beachfront

October 25, 2010
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Sullivan tours a vastly changed beachfront

On a blustery day when it felt very much like fall, Department of Conservation and Recreation Commissioner Rick Sullivan made an inspection of the Lynn/Nahant beachfront. He inspected the clean-up operation going on to rid the railings and cement walkways of seaweed, the repainting of light poles and the general condition that exists along...

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Buck Spurr helps produce Nov. 5 Rat Pack show in Lynn

October 25, 2010
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Buck Spurr helps produce Nov. 5 Rat Pack show in Lynn

Buck Spurr is a legend in the entertainment business, having managed numerous stars and worked in film distribution at Paramount Pictures. Spurr is focusing his professional efforts on Lynn as the assistant to the producer (Dick Feeney) of the upcoming Las Vegas production of “The Rat Pack,” which will be staged on Friday, Nov....

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Much ado about nothing

October 25, 2010
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Patricia Barton’s appointment to the License Commission by Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy will not go down in history as a profile in courage. Patricia Barton and her brother Buzzy Barton were strong supporters of the mayor in her bid to run Chip Clancy out of office. So we know the Bartons and the Kennedy...

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Lynn Residents Make Strides Against Breast Cancer

October 21, 2010
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Lynn Residents Make Strides Against Breast Cancer

On Sunday, October 3, ‘Terrie’s Angels’ of Lynn headed into Boston to participate in the American Cancer Society’s 18th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. Some 40,000 people gathered along the Charles River Esplanade to raise awareness and $3 million to fight breast cancer. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer supports the American Cancer...

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Who is placing pipe bombs on the Lynn-Swampscott line?

October 21, 2010
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Lynn and Swampscott police are baffled over three recent incidents involving pipe bombs and propane tanks on the Lynn-Swampscott line. According to police, there is an apparent connection between all three incidents – which have caused police and area residents living on Collins Street. Police believe the bomb maker is targeting victims. However police...

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Strangie appointed English principal

October 21, 2010
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Thomas Strangie has been appointed the principal of English High School, Lynn Superintendent of Schools Catherine Latham has announced. Latham was expected to appoint Strangie despite apparently looking for others who might fit the bill. Strangie replaces Andrew Fila. Fila retired two weeks ago after working for 45 years in the Lynn school system....

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Lynn English football drops close one @Swampscott, 27-21, Oct. 16, 2010

October 19, 2010
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Let’s face it: Classical was better

October 15, 2010
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Let’s face it: Classical was better

Lynn Classical senior Tyler Alicudo (36) gives a firm stiff-arm to a Beverly defender during the Rams 40-20 victory last Saturday in Beverly. Alicudo had two touchdowns, including a 70-yard pass from quarterback Nick Grassa. Classical battled Beverly in a close one until the Rams erupted in the fourth quarter for 20 points. Classical...

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Strangie seen as a likely successor to Fila at Lynn English High School

October 15, 2010
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Although there is an apparent search to replace English High School Principal Andrew Fila who retired last week, Vice-Principal Thomas Strangie is believed to be the most likely successor to Fila. “He was Fila’s alter ego. He has been virtually running the high school himself for quite some time. Many of the teachers believe...

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Four hands on deck; Spartans excel with two-goalie rotation

October 15, 2010
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There’s an old saying that if you have two starting quarterbacks, you have no starting quarterbacks, but St. Mary’s High School girls soccer coach Jim Foley is more than happy to have two starting goalies on his team. Senior Angela Dandreo of Swampscott and junior Bailey Bruckmann of Walpole form a potent 1-2 combination...

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