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GE plans major demolition at Western Avenue plant site

May 12, 2010
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The Brown and Caldwell Company, representing General Electric in Lynn, has filed papers with the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs to initiate the review of General Electric’s plans to demolish a 500,000 square foot building known as the Gear Plant. In addition, GE is planning to demolish a saltwater intake wharf, close...

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The Blue Ox and more, perhaps

May 12, 2010
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There is a real success story taking shape and form in this city before our eyes. The Blue Ox is the success story. The Oxford Street eatery – the third inside the same space, but the first to achieve a sense of lasting success – is wowing those locals who came to know the...

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Bathhouse on Lynn-Nahant reservation reopening

May 8, 2010
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Bathhouse on Lynn-Nahant reservation reopening

The Lynn-Nahant Beach Reservation bathhouse – the Ward Bathhouse – is about to come back to use. The long dormant bath house, an eyesore fixture standing in disrepair for almost two decades at the beginning of the beach, is being brought back to life by the Department of Conservation and Recreation. “This is an...

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McGloin pays tribute to Ed ‘Buddy’ Henry

May 8, 2010
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McGloin pays tribute to Ed ‘Buddy’ Henry

Lynn attorney-at-law Lisa McGloin will deliver the eulogy at the funeral Wednesday morning for legendary Bishop Fenwick softball coach Ed “Buddy” Henry, who died Saturday after a lengthy illness. McGloin was a member of Mr. Henry’s softball teams at Bishop Fenwick from 1985 to 1988. She later returned to coach on Mr. Henry’s staff...

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Lynn has redundancy; MWRA doesn’t

May 8, 2010
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The near catastrophic problem created by the failure of a ten-foot in diameter water delivery pipe in Weston has caused nearly 2 million people served by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority to go without clean water for almost three days and counting. The pipe has been fixed but now follows days of rigorous testing...

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Armenian flag raised at city hall

April 30, 2010
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Armenian flag raised at city hall

Keeping with her promise to open up city hall to the city’s many and numerous minorities, Mayor Judith Flanagan-Kennedy last week took part in raising the Armenian Flag in front of Lynn City Hall. Last week’s flag raising was especially symbolic as this week marks the 95th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The Armenian...

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Round Trippers – Gaudet, Bartlett clear the fences at Grace Rogato Field

April 30, 2010
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Round Trippers – Gaudet, Bartlett clear the fences at Grace Rogato Field

It’s an exclusive club for the feat that made Reggie Jackson “Mr. October” and Babe Ruth the greatest legend in all of sports. Classical softball players Fallon Gaudet and Chelsey Bartlett are now part of the Lynn softball home run sorority that has few members: those who have hit the ball out of Grace...

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Nash-Whitaker will speak at Lynn Classical graduation

April 30, 2010
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Keisha Nash-Whitaker will deliver the commencement address at the Lynn Classical High School Class of 2010 graduation ceremony in June. Principal Gene Constantino announced Monday that Nash-Whitaker, an alumna of Classical, a former model, cosmetics company owner, and the wife of Academy Award-winning actor, producer, and director Forest Whitaker, has accepted the school’s invitation...

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Mayor’s fundraiser attracts large crowd

April 21, 2010
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Mayor’s fundraiser attracts large crowd

Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy celebrated her first 100 days in office with a fundraiser at the Porthole Pub Thursday night which attracted about 200 people. People from all walks of life attended the event, and which included a smattering of city hall officials, elected public officials, and prominent members of the business community who...

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First Lane – Classical swim star Katelyn Kidney will attend Bryant University

April 21, 2010
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Katelyn Kidney is destined for the Lynn Classical High School Hall of Fame one day but she’s still adding to her legacy as one of the city’s greatest female swimmers/athletes of all time. Kidney, the 2010 Lynn Female Swimmer of the Year, will be competing at the highest level of collegiate swimming when she...

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