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City of Lynn Student Government Day

April 6, 2018
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A unique approach to Student Government Day was offered by the City of Lynn. Student representatives from each Lynn high school learned about the functions of city government and participated in a mock City Council meeting and a mock School Committee meeting. Greetings came from Mayor Thomas McGee, Sen. Brendan Crighton, Superintendent of Schools...

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Brendan Crighton Inaugurated as Lynn’s State Senator

April 6, 2018
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Brendan Crighton took the oath of office as the state senator for the Third Essex District during an inauguration ceremony at the State House in Boston. Crighton was elected in April to the seat that was held previously by Mayor Thomas McGee. Senate President Harriette Chandler administered the oath of office in front of...

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Lynn Firefighter Mike Dollard Honored at Retirement Party

April 6, 2018
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Mike Dollard celebrated 41 years on the Lynn Fire Department with his family and friends at a retirement party on March 31 at Old Tyme Italian Cuisine. Mike was born and raised in Lynn. He graduated from Lynn Tech. He was the son of the late Cecile Dollard. Mike was appointed to the Lynn...

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Sacred Heart School Students Donate Easter Baskets to Lynn Shelter Association

April 6, 2018
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Sacred Heart School students created 41 Easter baskets and donated them to children at the Lynn Shelter Association. Leslie Duhamel, fifth grade teacher and advisor to the Student Council, said the effort was part of the school’s Lenten project. “Every classroom participated, bringing in goodies for the baskets, as well as the baskets and...

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English Senior Ezemba Receives IAABO Board 130 Courage Award

April 6, 2018
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Lynn English senior basketball captain Dorothy Ezemba was the recipient of the IAABO Board 130 Courage Award at the annual referees’ banquet at the Danversport Yacht Club. In April, 2017, Ezemba was diagnosed with cancer that required her to receive chemotherapy through the summer, fall, and winter. Ezemba was unable to play this season...

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Two ‘Exceptional Leaders’ Named at St Mary’s:Dr John F Dolan to Serve as Head of School, David Angeramo as Associate Head of School

March 30, 2018
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St. Mary’s, a Catholic, college-preparatory school for students in Grades 6-12, has named John F. Dolan, Ed.D. head of school and David J. Angeramo associate head of school. The appointments mark the successful conclusion of a national search that commenced in December, when former Head of School Grace Cotter Regan left to become president...

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Boston Marathon Runner Upton Running for Special Olympics

March 30, 2018
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The Special Olympics hold a special place in Jessica Upton’s heart, and this year, she’s going the distance (26 miles, 385 yards to be exact) to raise money for the cause. Upton is running the Boston Marathon (her first) as a member of Team XtraMile. Her goal is to raise $9,000 for Special Olympics...

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Lynn City Council Passes Wage Theft Ordinance

March 30, 2018
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On Tuesday night, the Lynn City Council voted unanimously to adopt an ordinance that would block dishonest contractors and subcontractors from doing business with the city through public bids. Lynn joins a growing list of cities and towns in the state that are seeking to further protect workers. Lynn will form a volunteer Wage...

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USAF Ambassadors in Blue Visit Classical

March 23, 2018
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USAF Ambassadors in Blue Visit Classical

The United States Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team – the Ambassadors in Blue – showcased its amazing skills, precise drill movements, immaculate uniform appearance, and attention to detail before an appreciative student body Monday in the Lynn Classical High School gymnasium.

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Two Supervisors of Attendance to be Hired

March 23, 2018
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Discussion of the search for a new Supervisor of  Attendance continued at the recent School Committee meeting, as the committee members took turns giving their views on whether the position should be expanded to two people instead of one. Superintendent Catherine Latham expressed interest in cutting an unfilled confidential secretary position and using the...

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