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June 15, 2018
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The project to restore the aging Lynn Commons is one step closer to a reality following this week’s Lynn City Council meeting. At Tuesday night’s Lynn City Council meeting, council members voted in favor of authorizing Mayor Thomas McGee to begin the process of applying for a PARC (Parkland Acquisitions and Renovations for Communities)...

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Community Service Recognition

June 12, 2018
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Community Service Recognition

Mayor Thomas McGee (right) presented an Outstanding Achievement Award to Lynn DPW Associate Commissioner Lisa Gill (center) for her years of dedicated work assisting people with disabilities. Nerich is the longtime director of the Lynn Special Needs Camp. Also recognized with a citation was Jack Carroll, who is stepping down after his years of...

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Crew Chief:Gill Elected President of North Shore Baseball Umpires Association

June 12, 2018
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Crew Chief:Gill Elected President of North Shore Baseball Umpires Association

Lynn resident Joe Gill said one of his goals as the new president of the North Shore Baseball Umpires Association (NSBUA) will be to increase the number of certified baseball umpires working in the region. Gill, 27, was elected president at the annual NSBUA Meeting and Banquet held June 3 at the Porthole Restaurant...

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Red Sox Will Honor Harry Agganis at Greek Heritage Night on June 27

June 11, 2018
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The Boston Red Sox will be honoring one of Lynn’s greatest sports legends, Harry Agganis, at Greek Heritage Night on Wednesday, June 27 at Fenway Park. Agganis, who graduated from Lynn Classical High School before going on to play quarterback at Boston University and later first base for the Boston Red Sox, will be...

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Mayor McGee Submits Budget to Council

June 11, 2018
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Mayor Thomas McGee submitted his Fiscal Year 2019 budget to the Lynn City Council Tuesday night. McGee’s proposed FY19 is $319,524,500 and in a letter to the Council, McGee said the budget includes an $847,564 increase in reserves, $300,000 increase for the snow and ice budget and fully funds the city’s net school spending...

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Wayne Alarm Celebrates 50 Years in Business

June 11, 2018
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Wayne Alarm celebrated 50 years in business. President Ralph Sevinor began to develop a working alarm system at an early age of 12 soon after his family home was burglarized. From that time onward he became very skillful in producing security systems to this day. The business opened in 1968. It later began to...

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East Boston Savings Bank Announces New Strategic Alliance with Starkweather & Shepley Insurance

June 11, 2018
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East Boston Savings Bank (EBSB), and Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc. (S&S) are pleased to announce a strategic alliance that will allow both financial service institutions the ability to offer a full line of commercial, personal and life insurance products. The formation of this alliance will enable both organizations to expand the services...

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Tech will Play KIPP Academy in Thanksgiving Game:Skeadas, Grimaldi Sign an Historic Football Agreement

June 1, 2018
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Tech will Play KIPP Academy in Thanksgiving Game:Skeadas, Grimaldi Sign an Historic Football Agreement

It’s the biggest football story in Lynn, and the season is a good four months away. Joe Skeadas, director of athletics at Lynn Tech, and Anthony Grimaldi, director of athletics at KIPP Academy in Lynn, have entered in to an agreement where their football teams will meet in an annual Thanksgiving game to be...

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Fabb Babb:Lynn Native Completes Sensational Career at Utica

June 1, 2018
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Fabb Babb:Lynn Native Completes Sensational Career at Utica

The 1,000-point came in the penultimate game of Ashelyne Babb’s superb basketball career at Utica College in New York. Babb, a Lynn resident who played her high school basketball in Winthrop, likely would have joined the exclusive club much earlier if she weren’t such an unselfish team player. In addition to being a top...

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King’s Beach Receives High Marks on Save the Harbor/Save the Bay Annual Water Quality Report

June 1, 2018
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With the unofficial start of summer kicking off this past Memorial Day weekend, Save the Harbor/Save the Bay released its annual report on the water quality at King’s Beach in Lynn. According to Save the Harbor/Save the Bay’s Annual Beach Water Report Card, King’s Beach scored 92 percent for the summer of 2017. The...

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