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Tech Students Help Honor America:Precision Machine Students Produce Cannons for Winners in the Boston Marathon Ruck March

April 13, 2018
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Lynn Tech students will be warming the hearts of U.S. military personnel, first responders and civilians at the Tough Ruck, an event on Saturday that is affiliated with the Boston Marathon. The students, under the direction of machine shop instructor Michael Pickering, are responsible for making the engraved, aluminum cannons that will be presented...

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Single-Family Home Approved, Carnival to Return to Keaney Park

April 13, 2018
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At Tuesday’s Lynn City Council meeting, the Council voted in favor of allowing a one-family home to be built on Collins Avenue in a business district, as well approving a carnival to return to Kearney Park in June. Thomas McGovern petitioned the Council to allow him to build a single-family home at 52 Collins...

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Two Massachusetts Moms say No to College Debt for Kids

April 13, 2018
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Last summer two friends were chatting about how expensive college tuition is these days and the impending mounds of debt their collective six kids were most likely going to be faced with. The conversation continued and one of the moms shared that she happened to be in the audience when Major Nippy Betz gave...

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8th Annual Significance Awards Nomination Season

April 13, 2018
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The 8th annual Lynn Historical Commission’s Significance Awards nomination season is underway.  Between now and noon, Friday April 13, the Lynn Historical Commission is accepting nominations for the June 5 Awards ceremony. The Significance Awards are bestowed each year to a deserving example of historic preservation in Lynn. The categories are Residential, Commercial, Public...

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Third Annual Explore NSCC: Access and Transition Fair

April 13, 2018
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Ninety Lynn Public Schools students attended the third annual Explore North Shore Community College (NSCC): Access and Transition Fair for Entering Students on April 6. Juniors and seniors from Lynn Vocational Technical Institute, Lynn Classical High School, Lynn English High School, and the Fecteau-Leary School experienced a day as a NSCC student. “They’ll get...

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Islamic Society of the North Shore Holds Open Mosque Day

April 13, 2018
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The Islamic Society of the North Shore “Masjid Us-Salam” held an “Ask A Muslim” Open Mosque Day Sunday at 35 Lynnfield St., Lynn. The Society welcomed a contingent of local dignitaries, headed by Mayor Thomas McGee, Sen. Brendan Crighton, Councilor-at-Large Brien Field, Police Chief Mike Mageary, Essex County Sheriff Kevin Coppinger, and Lynn Museum...

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Girls Inc of Lynn Annual Celebration Luncheon Today:Robert F Rivers, Chair and CEO of Eastern Bank to Receive Strong, Smart and Bold Award on Behalf of Eastern Bank

April 6, 2018
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When the doors open at the Hilton Doubletree in Danvers today at 11:30 a.m., hundreds of community leaders, elected officials, business men and women, girls and supporters of girls will unite to celebrate Girls Inc. 30th Annual Celebration luncheon. “We are thrilled to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2018 graduating class and our girl heroes....

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Council Vote Lays Groundwork for Recreational Marijuana Sales in Lynn

April 6, 2018
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As the state began accepting applications Monday for recreational marijuana shops to open in the Commonwealth, the Lynn City Council took a vote to lay the groundwork and zoning for adult recreational marijuana use. With pot sales expected to take off July 1, one of the biggest hurdles pot shop owners faced are city...

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Lynn English MC JROTC Holds Program Fundraiser

April 6, 2018
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The Lynn English MC JROTC team performs with fine precision at its best. The two drill teams – The Boys Armed Division and the Girls Unarmed Division – have earned multiple awards including championships for their diligence toward this program. The Lynn English Marine Corps JROTC Drill Team fundraiser event was for the JROTC...

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Martin Luther King Made Us All Better People

April 6, 2018
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This week — April 4 to be precise — marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King as he stood on a balcony of a Memphis motel room. Dr. King had come to Memphis to support striking sanitation workers, the majority of whom were black and underpaid. Dr. King is...

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