LaPierre Set to Announce Candidacy

October 25, 2014
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Brian LaPierre is hosting a get out the vote rally to encourage Lynn voters to get to the polls on Tues. November 4 and vote. “We want to raise awareness and have the spotlight and focus on November 4, many Lynn residents tend to skip the off year elections and they are equally important...

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Lynn Democratic City Committee to Host Annual Unity Breakfast

October 25, 2014
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The Lynn Democratic City Committee’s Annual Unity Breakfast will be held on Sunday, October 26, 2014, from 8:30-11a.m. at the Porthole Restaurant, 98 The Lynnway, Lynn. Former Governor Michael Dukakis, Congressman John Tierney, Democratic nominee for Governor Attorney General Martha Coakley, State Treasurer Steve Grossman, State Auditor Suzanne Bump, State Party Chair Senator Tom...

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Sports 10-21-2014

October 25, 2014
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Lynn Classical vs. Winthrop The undefeated Winthrop Vikings came to Manning Field on Friday night to face the Lynn Classical Rams in a much-anticipated contest within conference play. Though Classical played well enough to win, Winthrop pounded out a 28-14 victory and guaranteed a share of the divisional title. The game was highlighted by...

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Revere Market Basket to Open Doors on Oct. 26: Company Ready to Take Care of Customers who took Care of Them

October 25, 2014
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In the parking lot of the new Revere Market Basket at Northgate Monday morning, workers outside were spiffying up the outside and moving carriages inside – but they weren’t getting much done in between having to answer numerous questions from the excited passers-by, many that are greatly anticipating this Sunday’s (Oct. 26) opening at...

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Mayor Kennedy Endorses Richard Tisei for Congress

October 16, 2014
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Mayor Kennedy Endorses Richard Tisei for Congress

Lynn, the largest community in the Sixth District, was a Tierney stronghold in the 2012 election. “I am confident that the citizens of Lynn and the entire District would be best served with Richard Tisei as our next Congressman, and I enthusiastically endorse his candidacy,” Mayor Kennedy said. “As a member of the majority...

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Major Chalas Makes an Impression

October 16, 2014
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Major Chalas Makes an Impression

U.S. Army Major Marisol Chalas, who was raised in Lynn and rose from an enlisted soldier to be the first Latina woman to pilot a Black Hawk helicopter, gave an inspiring speech on Friday, Oct. 3 during the Lynn Veterans’ annual Women Veterans Day event. Maj. Chalas noted in her speech that she faced...

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Mayor Kennedy Provides a Boost To the Richard Tisei Campaign

October 16, 2014
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Political observers had been wondering whether Judith Flanagan Kennedy, mayor of the largest city in the Sixth Congressional District, would enter the fray and Lynn’s chief executive did so enthusiastically Tuesday with her strong endorsement of candidate Richard Tisei in the November 4 election. Kennedy’s endorsement in this close race between Richard Tisei and...

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Obituaries 10-14-2014

October 16, 2014
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Marcia Guilbert Nurse Practitioner and Visiting Nurse; of Maryland, formerly of Swampscott Marcia L. (Fay) Guilbert of Sharpsburg, Maryland, passed away peacefully on  September 13 at her home. She was 67 years old. Born on May 10, 1947, the daughter of the late James and Florence (Colontoni) Fay, Marcia grew up and attended school...

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John Ford Will Run for Ward 7 Seat

October 16, 2014
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John Ford Will Run for Ward 7 Seat

John Ford, a member of the Lynn School Committee for the past 12 years, has announced that he will see the Ward 7 City Council seat in the 2015 election. Ford, who has been elected to the School Committee six times, is hoping to continue a family tradition of public service in the ward...

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Finish Line: Suffolk Downs Holds Final Race; Closes After 79 Years of Operation

October 13, 2014
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Finish Line: Suffolk Downs Holds Final Race; Closes After 79 Years of Operation

It was a sad day at Suffolk Downs last Saturday, and the grey, dreary day reflected the mood as thousands descended upon the historic oval to take in what is likely to be the last day of thoroughbred racing in New England. It was a cloudy and rainy day on Sat., Oct. 4, at...

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Christine Neals Named New LACC Marketing and Communications Manager

October 13, 2014
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Christine Neals Named New LACC  Marketing and Communications Manager

The Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Christine Neals as the new Marketing and Communications Manager for the organization.  Neals is a native of North Reading and a 2014 graduate of Salem State University, receiving her B.A. in Communications and Graphic Design.  Neals graduated Cum Laude and is a member of Lambda Pi Eta,...

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Police Ask for Public’s Help With Recent Bank Robbery

October 13, 2014
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Lynn Police this week have distributed information about a suspect they believe was involved in two Lynn bank robberies and attempted a third in the past six to seven months. According to a Lynn Police press release, the suspect in the three incidents is a white male between the ages of 40 and 50...

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Obituaries 10-07-2014

October 13, 2014
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Mary Donahue Mass General Hospital Retiree; Listening Place and Franciscan Community Volunteer Mary A. Donahue, a 40-year resident of Lynn, passed away October 1 after a brief illness at Salem Hospital. She was 77 years old. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio,  was the daughter of the late John P. and Mary Ellen (Giessen) Donahue, she...

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Lynn Auditorium’s Fall Lineup Rocks: Boz Scaggs, Ian Anderson, Buddy Guy Just a Few of the Acts Coming to Lynn

October 6, 2014
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Last year, when the city of Lynn Community Development Office and Mayor Kennedy announced plans to push forward with renovations of Lynn Auditorium that included new air conditioning , Community Development Director Jamie Marsh promised that the new AC would not only help attract summer time concerts, but would help the auditorium attract more...

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Annual Women Veterans Memorial Ceremony on Friday

October 6, 2014
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The Lynn Veterans Council will once again celebrate and remember the sacrifices of our nation’s  female veterans with its Annual Women Veterans Memorial Ceremony on Friday, October 3 beginning at 11 a.m. in the City Hall lobby. According to Jeffrey Hollet of the Lynn Veterans Office, the ceremony this year will feature U.S. Army...

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Supporting Our Military: St. John’s Prep Senior Cullen Dunnigan Will Run in Marine Marathon in D.C.

October 6, 2014
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Supporting Our Military: St. John’s Prep Senior Cullen Dunnigan Will Run in Marine Marathon in D.C.

St. John’s Prep senior Cullen Dunnigan of Lynn is training for the Marine Corps Marathon that will be held Oct. 26 in Washington, D.C. Dunnigan, 18, will run in the 26.2-mile event as a member of the U.S. Navy Memorial Team that is raising funds for the Navy Memorial Foundation and the Wounded Warrior...

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Captain Richard Phillips at Lynn Classical

October 6, 2014
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Captain Richard Phillips at Lynn Classical

Captain  Richard Phillips now knows to never trust a pirate. That’s what the once-kidnapped ships captain told students at Lynn Classical High School last Thursday afternoon concerning his ordeal with Somali pirates in April 2009. “I wasn’t some sort of sacrificial lamb as has often been reported in the media inaccurately, but rather I...

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Gentile is NSCC’s New President

September 29, 2014
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Gentile is NSCC’s New President

Making the World a Better Place was the theme of the Inauguration of Dr. Patricia A. Gentile as North Shore Community College’s fourth, and first female, president, September 19. The ceremony, attended by nearly 500 and held in the college’s Lynn campus gym, featured pomp, circumstance and a student and staff flash mob, and...

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LCA to Host Guided Tour Of Pine Grove Cemetery

September 29, 2014
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The Lynn Community Association, dedicated to promoting pride and ownership of the Lynn community through beautification, education and recreation activities in Lynn’s neighborhoods has partnered with the Essex National Heritage Area’s Trails and Sails program, the Pine Grove Cemetery Association and the Lynn Historical Commission to highlight the beauty Lynn’s Pine Grove Cemetery on...

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Parents of Freshmen at Lynn Classicial Invited for Program

September 29, 2014
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Join us for Parent University–a new program at Classical High School exclusively for the parents of incoming freshmen!  Meet teachers, guidance counselors and the staff who can help your child succeed. Ninth grade is the most important year for students–getting off on the right start will help determine your child’s long-term success. Parent University...

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Dr. Patricia A. Gentile’s Presidential Inaugural Address at NSCC

September 29, 2014
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Thank you everyone for your very kind and gracious words of welcome and support. I feel completely enveloped in wonderful encouragement, and am humbled and moved by your faith and belief in me. It is partnerships with all of you and the groups that you represent that will move North Shore Community College effectively...

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Pine Hill’s Colin Reddy is Presented Sonny Man Hill Sportmanship Award

September 29, 2014
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Pine Hill’s Colin Reddy is Presented Sonny Man Hill Sportmanship Award

When Pine Hill Little League All-Star Colin Reddy was asked to make a speech after receiving the Sonny Man Hill Sportsmanship Award, the Breed Middle School eighth grader said, “Thank you.” Reddy didn’t have to say much: his sensational Little League career, capped off by winning the Lynn Home Run Derby and the Gallant...

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Gov. Patrick Endorses Seth Moulton in Congressional Election

September 22, 2014
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Gov. Patrick Endorses Seth Moulton in Congressional Election

Governor Deval Patrick announced his endorsement of Seth Moulton for Congress in the Sixth District. The event was held Sept. 12 outside the Salem Old Town Hall at Derby Square in Salem. More than 150 people attended the event.

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Meet us at the Topsfield Fair

September 22, 2014
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Meet us at the Topsfield Fair

All Care VNA, long-time sponsors of the Topsfield Fair, will once again provide health care services and education, with some expanded offerings at this year’s fair, October 3-13. For the second year in a row, All Care, together with Home Care Specialists, will donate wheelchairs for rent to help older fairgoers unable to navigate...

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