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Sarah Sirois to Attend US Naval Academy

March 10, 2018
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Sarah Sirois to Attend US Naval Academy

Lynn Classical swimming star Sarah Sirois signs her national letter of intent to attend the United States Naval Academy during a ceremony at the high school. Pictured, from left, are assistant coach Charlie Rowe, assistant coach Kay Rowe, head coach Denise Silva, guidance counselor Jessica Toomey, Principal Gene Constantino, Director of Athletics Bill Devin,...

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Brendan Crighton Wins State Senate Seat

March 10, 2018
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Brendan Crighton Wins State Senate Seat

State Representative Brendan Crighton won his bid to become the next State Senator of the 3rd Essex District which, includes the City of Lynn, and the Towns of Lynnfield, Marblehead, Nahant, Saugus and Swampscott. Crighton succeeds Tom McGee who is the new Mayor of Lynn. “I am incredibly honored and want to thank the...

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Tobin Bridge Project to Begin April 1

March 10, 2018
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The contract for the multi-year Mystic/Tobin Bridge Rehabilitation project will begin on April 1 for the first full year of construction on the upper and lower decks of the Bridge. The project is fully separate from the controversial Chelsea Viaduct project – which is adjacent to this project – and is still in the...

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Lynn Resident David Rutter Authors His First Book

March 1, 2018
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Lynn Resident David Rutter Authors His First Book

Lifelong Lynn resident David Rutter has released his debut novel, a crime thriller titled, “Internal Damnation,” a writing project that was five years in the making. Rutter, a graduate of Lynn Classical High School and Southern New Hampshire University with a degree in creative writing and English, said his new book was originally a...

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Veterans Parade Fundraiser Set for March 9

March 1, 2018
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The Lynn Veterans Appreciation Committee is holding a fundraiser to raise money for the forthcoming North Shore Veterans Appreciation Parade in September. The fundraiser will be held Friday, March 9, at 7 p.m. at Kowloon Restaurant on Route 1 in Saugus. Veterans Appreciation Day Parade Committee Chairman and Vietnam veteran John Sacherski recently appeared...

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Lynn Voters Go to the Polls on Tuesday:Crighton is Lone Candidate in Senate Special Election

March 1, 2018
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Lynn voters will go to the polls this Tuesday, March 6, to elect their new state senator. State Rep. Brendan Crighton is running unopposed for the seat that was previously held by Thomas McGee, who stepped down from the seat after becoming the new mayor of Lynn. Despite being the lone candidate on the...

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NSCC One of 10 Finalists Nationally for 2018 Bellwether Award

March 1, 2018
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North Shore Community College’s (NSCC) 40-year history and results with giving credit for prior learning was recognized nationally as one of 10 community college programs nationwide to be named a finalist for the prestigious 2018 Bellwether Award in the Instructional Programs and Service Category. The Bellwether Awards are given annually in three categories to...

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City Council Votes in Favor of Borrowing $14 Million to Close Budget Gap

March 1, 2018
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The Lynn City Council voted 10-1 in favor on Tuesday night for a Home Rule Petition that would allow the city to borrow up to $14 million from the Department of Revenue to close the city’s $8.1 million budget gap, raise some fees on residents and lift a restriction that requires voter approval before...

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Lynn Residents,Vega-Viera, Cortés Appointed as NSCC Trustees

March 1, 2018
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Maria Vega-Viera of Lynn has been appointed to a five-year term on North Shore Community College’s (NSCC) Board of Trustees by Governor Charlie Baker. Vega-Viera is a Coding Improvement Specialist at Lynn Community Health Center.  She is a graduate of NSCC, having received her degree with a double major in accounting and business administration. ...

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McGee Announces Appointments of Gervacio, Cole to his Staff

March 1, 2018
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Mayor Thomas McGee has announced the appointments of Elizabeth Gervacio and Michael Cole to his staff in the Mayor’s Office at City Hall. Elizabeth Gervacio, 38, has joined the Mayor’s staff as the Communications and Outreach Coordinator. She is a graduate of Lynn Public Schools, Salem State University and holds a graduate certificate in...

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