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Frederick Douglass 200th Birthday Celebration Begins in Lynn

February 15, 2018
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Frederick Douglass 200th Birthday Celebration Begins in Lynn

The year-long celebration of the 200th birthday of noted social reformer, orator and statesman Frederick Douglass, who moved his family to Lynn in 1841, has begun in the city. A 200th birthday party for Douglass was held Wednesday at Lynn City Hall. Pictured above are Tom Dalton, author of the new book, “Frederick Douglass,...

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Burt Leads BC Over BU in Beanpot Overtime Thriller:Lynn Native Named Outstanding Goalie

February 15, 2018
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Burt Leads BC Over BU in Beanpot Overtime Thriller:Lynn Native Named Outstanding Goalie

There was no way Lynn’s Katie Burt was going to lose her final Beanpot game at Boston College’s Kelley Rink inside the Conte Forum. And Burt, the Eagles’ all-time NCAA winningest goaltender, made sure of it by helping to blanket the Boston University offense for the entire third period and in overtime. Burt’s clutch...

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Bayon Adult Health Care Center Opens in Lynn

February 15, 2018
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Bayon Adult Health Care Center Opens in Lynn

A new adult day health care center will hold its grand opening this Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at its site at 15 Bubier St., Lynn. Michael Ouk, program manager, and Johnson Mao, marketing director, said that the Bayon Adult Day Health Care Center, is ready to open its doors at its...

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Jamie Zahlaway Belsito Named to Salem State Board of Trustees

February 15, 2018
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Jamie Zahlaway Belsito, of Topsfield, has been appointed to the Salem State University Board of Trustees by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker. Ms. Zahlaway Belsito is a graduate of Salem State University, receiving her bachelor of arts degree in political science in 1996. Ms. Zahlaway Belsito has been a strong advocate for new mothers, working...

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Council Votes to Demolish Problem Property on Chancery Court

February 15, 2018
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7 Chancery Ct. to be demolished Despite desperate pleas from owner of 7 Chancery Ct. Christine Gonzalez not to take her home the Lynn City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to recommend the residence be taken by the city and demolished because it has become dangerous and detrimental to safety, health and well being...

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Crighton is the One:Will Be Unopposed in March 6 Election for State Senate

February 9, 2018
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Crighton is the One:Will Be Unopposed in March 6 Election for State Senate

State Representative Brendan Crighton took a major step toward becoming the next state senator for the city of Lynn by winning the Democratic primary Tuesday. Crighton received 1,149 votes in Lynn and 2,148 votes total in the Third Essex District that also includes Saugus, Lynnfield, Marblehead, Swampscott, and Nahant. Crighton was unopposed in his...

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Pam Gonzalez Reaches 1,000-Point Milestone

February 9, 2018
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Pam Gonzalez Reaches 1,000-Point Milestone

The play on which St. Mary’s guard Pamela Gonzalez of Revere scored the 1000th point of her basketball career illustrated why she’s considered one of the best players in the state. The 5-foot-9-inch junior accelerated with the basketball past midcourt, drove down the lane past her defender, and hit a lay-up while in traffic,...

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School Committee Begins Search for Superintendent Candidates

February 9, 2018
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The Lynn School Committee has begun looking for candidates for a new superintendent to replace current superintendent, Dr. Catherine Latham. Latham will be retiring at the end of the current school, year and the search for her replacement has been a huge topic of discussion among the committee lately.   Glenn Koocher of the...

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Police Department Shares Tips on How to Avoid Tax-Related Scams

February 9, 2018
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The Lynn Police Department would like to remind residents to be vigilant this tax season to avoid falling victim to tax-related scams. In recent years, thousands of people have lost millions of dollars and vital personal information to scammers who use traditional mail, telephone calls and email to scam individuals and businesses alike. According...

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EBSB Awards $1,000 to Seventh Grader for Her Patriotism in Saving the American Flag

February 9, 2018
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East Boston Savings Bank’s President and CEO, Richard Gavegnano invited seventh  grader, Ashley Reardon to the bank’s Peabody Headquarters where he presented her with a community scholarship of $1,000 for retrieving an American flag she found entangled high in a tree.  Reardon, a Saugus resident and 7th grader at St. Mary’s School in Melrose,...

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