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Undisputed Champion:Lynn’s Boudreau Wins State Candlepin Bowling Title

July 28, 2018
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Undisputed Champion:Lynn’s Boudreau Wins State Candlepin Bowling Title

If there were still a “Candlepin Bowling” TV show each Saturday on Channel 5, Lynn’s Jonathan Boudreau would be a household name by now. Boudreau, 23, added to his list of accomplishments in the sport by taking home the Massachusetts state singles championship at Boston Bowl in Dorchester. Boudreau bested a field of 50...

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Time is Ticking for Silsbee Street Project

July 28, 2018
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It’s been two years and the dilapidated building at 50 Silsbee St. in Lynn looks the same as it did when the Lynn City Council voted in favor of the project to rehab the space into a mixed use development back in June 2016. Despite obvious frustration from Lynn City Councilors over the lack...

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Shark Week is Back

July 28, 2018
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Ocean animals don’t always draw national attention, but once every year, they become a media sensation. That time of the year is back. First aired on July 17, 1988, Shark Week returned to Discovery Channel this week to celebrate its 30-year anniversary. The 10-show lineup launched with a bang on Sunday, starring the week’s...

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MCU Awards Scholarships to Local High School Students

July 28, 2018
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Metro Credit Union recently awarded $16,000 in scholarships to college-bound high school seniors. Metro’s Scholarship Program encourages high school seniors who are members of Metro Credit Union, or who have a parent or guardian who is a member, to apply for the chance to receive $1,000 towards tuition. Thirteen scholarships were awarded to graduating...

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Bill to Fund Municipal Police Training on Governor’s Desk

July 28, 2018
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The House of Representatives and Senate have finalized legislation creating a new dedicated revenue stream to pay for municipal police training in Massachusetts.  The bill is now on Governor Charlie Baker’s desk awaiting his signature. House Bill 4516 authorizes a new $2 surcharge on car rentals to support the Municipal Police Training Fund, which...

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Golden Fleece Lodge of Masons in Lynn

July 21, 2018
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Golden Fleece Lodge of Masons in Lynn

Worshipful Small collected over 500 pounds of pull-tabs, along with other members, from churches, campgrounds, libraries and the general public. Proceeds from the weight of the tabs, fund the transportation of burned children and their families worldwide, to the Shriners Burn Hospital in Boston for free medical care. Families served just in this past...

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Karin McCarthy Named New Executive Director of the Lynn Chamber of Commerce

July 21, 2018
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Karin McCarthy Named New Executive Director of the Lynn Chamber of Commerce

Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce Chairman Rick Wood has announced that Karin McCarthy has been selected as the new executive director of the organization. “We’re excited to have a new executive director,” Wood told the Lynn Journal. “Karin has a great background, and we’re looking forward to her beginning in her leadership position in...

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Lynn City Council Votes to Give Munroe Street Project Tax Break

July 21, 2018
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There are two schools of thought on the proposed multimillion dollar project at 34-38 Munroe Street. One side agrees that while the city needs to borrow money, raise fees and increase taxes in order to close a budget shortfall—this is not the time to give a developer a tax-break incentive to get a market...

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Fourth of July Field Day at Gowdy Park

July 13, 2018
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Fourth of July Field Day at Gowdy Park

Bicyclists waiting to begin Field day competition at the Gowdy Park Fourth of July celebration.

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Marquee Matchup:St Mary’s to Host DiBiaso-led CM on Sept 21

July 13, 2018
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Marquee Matchup:St Mary’s to Host DiBiaso-led CM on Sept 21

There is a date that Lynn football fans must circle on their calendar this fall. of On Friday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. at Manning Field, the St. Mary’s High School football team, led by first-year head coach Sean Driscoll, will host powerful Catholic Memorial, led by its first-year coach John DiBiaso, the former...

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