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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Obituaries 04-03-2018

April 6, 2018
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Dennis C. Revelotis OF Lynn Dennis C. Revelotis was born in Lynn on June 13, 1937, son of Charles D. Revelotis and Betty (Chipouras) Revelotis. Dennis was raised and educated in Lynn with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering in 1958, and a master’s in Chemical Engineering in 1959. He also was a graduate of...

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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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The Kids are Alright

March 30, 2018
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The tremendous outpouring by young people all across the country this past weekend in support of meaningful gun control was absolutely spectacular. It is fair to say that no issue has galvanized America’s youth to such an extent since the 1960s, when there were protests on college campuses and in high schools about the...

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Happy Passover And Happy Easter

March 30, 2018
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One of the most significant religious holidays of the year for Jews and Christians alike occurs this week with the observances of Passover and Easter. Jews celebrate Passover as a commemoration of their liberation by God from slavery in ancient Egypt and their freedom as a nation under the leadership of Moses. For Christians,...

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Lynn Jets Hockey Team Celebrates Outstanding Season

March 30, 2018
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The Lynn Jets high school hockey team celebrated its successful 2017-18 season at an awards banquet hosted by the Parent Boosters Tuesday night at Spinelli’s, Lynnfield. The Jets finished with a 13-6-4 record, defeating Latin Academy (5-4) and Shawsheen Tech (3-2) in exciting tournament games before falling to Swampscott (3-2) in the Division 3...

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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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MCU Launches Latino Economic Advancement Advisory Council

March 23, 2018
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Metro Credit Union welcomed Latino community leaders from Lynn and Salem to take part in its Latino Economic Advancement Advisory Council. In an effort to create effective solutions and address challenges facing members in different stages of the financial spectrum, Metro Credit Union has taken an active role in the economic development of the...

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Program to Reduce Contamination in the Residential Recycling Stream

March 23, 2018
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The City of Lynn will be receiving  $40,000 in a state grant on educationg residents on how to recycle better. The Baker-Polito administration has announced a new resource through the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) to help cities and towns across the Commonwealth increase the quality of the residential recycling stream. The Recycling...

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Freshman Councilors Take to Social Media to Promote Community Participation

March 23, 2018
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Since being sworn in on January 2, 2018, Ward 2 Councilor Rick Starbard has created contests for the residents of Ward 2 and offered gift cards to those selected as the winners of those contests. His colleague, Councilor-at-Large Brian Field saw the success and fun created in Starbard’s Ward 2 and created a similar...

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A Heart-Warming Story:HomeServe Helps World War II Veteran with a Brand New Boiler

March 23, 2018
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Edward Andruskiewicz, a lifelong Luynn resident and a World War II veteran, is very grateful to HomeServe for installing a new boiler at his home. “I had 3-4 feet of water in my cellar that was caused by flooding from the Nor’easter ,” said Andruskiewicz. That’s when HomeServe, Andruskiewicz’s home service provider who...

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Obituaries 03-20-2018

March 23, 2018
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Felia ‘Phyllis’ Patri Member of Town Line Bowling League and Dunedin, Florida Community Chorus Felia “Phyllis” (Gadalis) Patri of Medford, formerly of Malden, died on March 12. An active member of the Town Line Bowling League as well as the Dunedin Community Chorus in Dunedin, FL., she was the beloved wife of the late Charles,...

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Snow Scenes at Gannon Golf Course

March 16, 2018
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Snow Scenes at Gannon Golf Course

Tammie Christopulos and her dogs, Bella and Bruno, out sledding.

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St Mary’s Falls to Watertown in Div 3 North Sectional Final

March 16, 2018
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The St. Mary’s High School basketball team had 19 victories as the No. 1 seed heading into Saturday’s Division 3 North final, but Watertown denied the Spartans their twentieth with a tenacious defensive effort at the Tsongas Center in Lowell. Watertown defeated St. Mary’s, 44-36, in a low-scoring battle, halting the Lynn school’s quest...

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Crighton Sails to Win in State Senate Special Election

March 16, 2018
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There was little drama to be found in the special election which saw Brendan Crighton win the third Essex District state Senate seat that opened up after its former occupant, Thomas McGee, was elected mayor of Lynn in November. Crighton and his supporters gathered at Tony’s Pub & Grill for the post-election celebration. He...

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Hometown News

March 16, 2018
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Boston University Dean’sList Four Lynn residents have recently been named to the Dean’s List at Boston University for the Fall semester. Students recognized for this honor include: Patricia C. Asuncion Santana, Christina M. Hallisey, Daniel J. Soper, Brandon T. Von. Each school and college at Boston University has their own criterion for the Dean’s...

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Over $4,000 Raised for Lynn and Nahant at 2018 Harpoon Shamrock Splash

March 16, 2018
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On March 11, 2018, over 150 brave beach lovers plunged into Boston Harbor at BCYF Curley Community Center in South Boston as part of the seventh annual Harpoon Shamrock Splash to benefit Save the Harbor/Save the Bay. This year, the “pledge and plunge” fundraiser raised more than $50,000 to support Save the Harbor/Save the...

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Let’s Not Even Think About Spring

March 16, 2018
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Spring has sprung, The grass is riz. I wonder where, The flowers is?    Springtime in eastern New England — now that’s an oxymoron if ever there was one. This Tuesday, March 20, will mark the official start of the 2018 spring season. In view of the trio of nor’easters that have pummeled us...

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A Great Run for Stephen Fama:Senior Closes Out His Stellar Career at St Mary’s

March 16, 2018
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Stephen Fama III helped the St. Mary’s High School basketball team win a state championship, return to the finals the very next year, and reach the sectional final this year. Saturday at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Fama  played the final game of his outstanding high school basketball career. It didn’t end the way...

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