Speaker DeLeo to Visit Lynn Chamber

July 3, 2014
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Massachusetts Speaker of the House, Robert DeLeo will address the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce on the morning of Monday, July 21 at St. Mary’s Library, beginning with registration, continental breakfast and networking at 8:00am. The formal program will begin promptly at 8:30am. The cost to attend this event is $20 for members and...

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Enjoy a Safe and Sane Fourth

July 3, 2014
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Back at the turn of the last century (i.e., 1900), newspapers exhorted their readers to observe a “safe and sane” Fourth of July. That’s because in communities big and small all across America, the founding of our nation had become a popular excuse for roving groups of young men to engage in mayhem of...

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Ward Estate & Family Law Joins LACC

July 3, 2014
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Brendan Ward, the founder of Ward Estate & Family Law recently joined the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce. Located at 616 Washington Street, Suite # 6 in Lynn, Ward founded his own firm Ward Estate & Family Law to serve families with young children in a new and innovative ways. Brendan’s practice gives families...

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Women in Networking Huge Success

July 3, 2014
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Over 50 business women and men from around the North Shore recently attended the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce Women in Networking event that showcased three female college presidents. Topics discussed was the further improvements for the female workforce, the cost of higher education, strategic partnerships for their institutions future and their work –life...

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LynnCAM Ushers in a New Era: Tv Station Expands Programming, Undergoes Renovations at Its Studio

June 25, 2014
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LynnCAM Ushers in a New Era: Tv Station Expands Programming, Undergoes Renovations at Its Studio

LynnCAM, the Lynn cable television station that reaches an estimated 40,000 households, is ushering in a new era at its headquarters at 527 Western Ave. Sean Donahue, operations manager, said the staff is painting its offices and redesigning its members’ area, positive changes that coincide with expanded programming and an increase in membership. “We...

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LACC to Host ‘Mayor’s Address’ June 27

June 25, 2014
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LACC to Host ‘Mayor’s Address’ June 27

The Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce, representing the business communities of Lynn, Lynnfield, Nahant and Swampscott will host the annual “Mayor’s Address to the LACC” on Friday, June 27th at the Porthole Restaurant, 98 The Lynnway, with registration, networking and breakfast beginning at 7:30am followed by the formal program from 8:00am – 9:00am. Doors...

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Lynn’s Premier TV Sports Show: Jessica Starbard Is a Personality to Watch

June 25, 2014
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Lynn’s Premier TV Sports Show: Jessica Starbard Is a Personality to Watch

LynnCAM operations manager Sean Donahue is proud of the station’s signature sports show, “LynnMA Sportscast,” and deservedly so. Donahue is co-host of the show with Lynn resident and Northeastern University graduate Jessica Starbard, whose professionalism and knowledge of sports are getting noticed citywide. “Jessica is phenomenal,” said Donahue. “She has a work ethic that...

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The SJC Decision

June 25, 2014
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Tuesday’s decision by the Supreme Judiclal Court ordering that the question of whether Massachusetts can issue licenses for casino gambling must be placed before the voters for a referendum in November is one of seismic proportions, with the epicenter situated right here in the Lynn-Everett-Chelsea-East Boston-Revere-Winthrop area and its reverberations extending throughout the state....

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Checking in with GM Bill Terlecky

June 25, 2014
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The North Shore Navigators have committed a league low 23 errors this season, and when it comes to operations at Fraser Field, the ship is sailed with the same rigor. In the Navs’ third year in Lynn, General Manager Bill Terlecky said he is pleased with the progress of the franchise on all fronts....

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Red Sox Second-rounder Makes Home Debut with Lowell Spinners

June 25, 2014
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From B-Town to Bean Town, Red Sox second-round draft pick and former Indiana University first baseman Sam Travis made his move to the pros official last week. The 67th pick overall in the MLB Draft, Travis signed a contract last Monday that is reportedly worth $846,000. Ten days prior, Travis walked the hallowed grounds...

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Lynn Breakers Win Essex County Championship

June 25, 2014
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The Lynn Breakers Girls Soccer Team won the U-18 Essex County Soccer Championship this weekend. The Breakers headed into the tournament as the top seed based upon their undefeated regular season and played with passion and intensity all weekend. The Breakers played the Lynnfield Lady Pioneers in the semi-final game and won 5-2.  It...

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Obituaries 06-26-2014

June 25, 2014
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Michael ‘Mickey’ Diranian Longtime Owner of My Three Sons Restaurant in Chelsea Michael “Mickey” Diranian of Saugus passed away on June 22. The husband of Charlene M. (Tunis) Diranian. He was born and raised in Chelsea, the son of the late Garabed and Surpoohi (Bedian) Diranian and he has lived in Saugus for many...

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Movie Star Johnny Depp In The City For The Film, “black Mass.”

June 19, 2014
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Movie Star Johnny Depp In The City For The Film, “black Mass.”

Movie star Johnny Depp, is pictured in character as Whitey Bulger during the filming of scenes in the city for the film, “Black Mass.” The movie will continue filming in Lynn on June 23, resulting in various road closures and parking restrictions in the areas of Central Square, Mount Vernon and Union Streets.

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Maria Servellon Brings Art To Technology At Girls Inc.

June 19, 2014
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Maria Servellon Brings Art To Technology At Girls Inc.

Technology classes, where you sink into a swiveling computer chair and work on an Excel spreadsheet, can be tedious and ho hum. Maria Servellon, East Boston resident, wanted to bring a creative flare to typical media courses, and so began the first digital photography class at Girls Inc., Lynn. Maria encourages middle school girls...

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Senator Warren Endorses John Tierney: Warren Praised Tierney As A Champion For Middle-class Families

June 19, 2014
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Senator Warren Endorses John Tierney: Warren Praised Tierney As A Champion For Middle-class Families

Senator Elizabeth Warren announced her strong endorsement of John Tierney at a campaign event in Salem, Massachusetts. As colleagues in Congress, Tierney and Warren have worked together on a host of issues affecting middle-class families including student loan interest rates, Wall Street reform and consumer protections. “Congressman Tierney is a tireless champion for Massachusetts...

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Pace’s Attorney Seeks Triple Damages As A ‘deterrent To Future Misconduct’: City Bracing For Possible $4 Million Payout

June 19, 2014
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The attorney for former Lynn Comptroller and Interim CFO John Pace, has filed a motion in Superior Court, seeking to have the award to his client tripled, as a “deterrent to future misconduct.” If granted, the award to Pace could jump to more than $4 million, a debt the city will be required to...

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Obituaries 06-19-2014

June 19, 2014
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Liam Armando Jaynes By Accident Liam Armando Jaynes of Lynn entered into rest on June 9 by accident. He was only three years old. Born in Boston, Liam resided in Lynn. He was the beloved and cherished son of Mark H. and Nicole Ann (Santacroce) Jaynes; loving brother of Alexa and Marissa Jaynes of...

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“Comedy, America!” Promotes Sketch Comedy at Improvboston

June 18, 2014
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By Tori Ziege An iconic facet of Cambridge nightlife since 1982, ImprovBoston has made a name for itself delivering on its niche form of comedy—improv. But this summer, the nonprofit improvisational theater is putting a spin on history. As part of new series called “Summer of Sketch”, director Allen McRae’s and producer Kevin Quigley’s...

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St. Mary’s Claims North Sectional Title: Nowicki, Fisher pace Spartans to 8-5 Victory over Amesbury in Final

June 12, 2014
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St. Mary’s Claims North Sectional Title: Nowicki, Fisher pace Spartans to 8-5 Victory over Amesbury in Final

The Amesbury Indians were chipping away at St. Mary’s early lead but coach Colleen Newbury had her closer warming up in the bullpen. And Mia Nowicki, the freshman phenom who has averaged close to two strikeouts per inning this season, did her job efficiently. Nowicki struck out seven in 3 2/3 innings to lock...

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Class of 2014

June 12, 2014
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Class of 2014

Kristin Lauria blows a kiss to family members during commencement ceremonies at Lynn Classical High School on Friday, June 6. Both Lynn Classical and Lynn English held graduation exercises on Friday morning, with Lynn Tech having its ceremonies on Thursday evening.

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Somerville Eatery Looking to Expand into Lynn: R.F. O’Sullivan’s Burger Grill and Pub Bids on Former Kevin’s Corner Property

June 12, 2014
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Richard “Frank” Sullivan, owner of R.F. O’Sullivan & Son’s Burger Grill and Pub in Somerville, was the only bidder to make an offer to the city of Lynn to purchase the former Kevin’s Corner pub on Central Avenue in Lynn’s downtown. The Swampscott resident and 23-year owner and proprietor of the popular Somerville burger...

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Marshall Middle School Breaks Ground: Construction Project Two Take next Two Years

June 12, 2014
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The long anticipated start of construction of the new Marshall Middle School on Brookline Street began this week, as heavy construction vehicles began preparing the site for a summer of pile driving activity and Lynn elected officials and educators huddled together to mark the construction with a ground breaking ceremony. The new 1,100 student...

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A Won-Drew-Ful Experience: St. Mary’s Scholar-athlete DiMaiti Will Attend Tufts

June 12, 2014
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Drew DiMaiti’s accomplishments on the athletic field at St. Mary’s High School may have only been surpassed by his academic achievements. A three-sport standout and two-sport captain who earned 15 varsity letters, DiMaiti was still representing the school he has treasured for years this past Saturday, finishing as the second-best hurdler in Massachusetts at...

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Obituaries 06-12-2014

June 12, 2014
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John Labuk Retired Warehouse Foreman John F. Labuk of Lynn lost his valiant fight against cancer and died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on June 7. A lifelong resident of Lynn, he was born in Lynn in November of 1944, the son of the late Frank and Helen (Misiura) Labuk. He graduated...

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