Challenger Little League Kicks Off Season at Volunteer Field

May 7, 2015
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Challenger Little League Kicks Off Season at Volunteer Field

The Alice O’Neil Challenger Little League kicked off its 25th season Sunday with a parade and ceremony at East Lynn Little League’s Volunteer Field. Although the weather could have been a little warmer, it didn’t seem to deter the players and their buddies who, following the ceremony, took part in a brief scrimmage.  One...

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English Baseball Captain Makes Choices for College

May 7, 2015
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English High senior baseball captains Lucas Harris, Anthony Dela Cruz and Kyle O’Connor are all hunkering down for what they hope will be a long and successful season, but when it ends, the trio will still have plenty of baseball to play. Harris and O’Connor are heading to the University of Southern Maine and...

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Christine’s is Open for Business

April 24, 2015
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Christine’s is Open for Business

The dining out options in Lynn continue to expand with Christine’s on Chestnut Street now open for business. The restaurant, which has dine-in, take-out and delivery options, is located at 617 Chestnut St. Those who have been around Lynn long enough may remember the building as the former home of the old Lynn Sunday...

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Lynn’s Paola Otero Is a Hit on the Field and in the Classroom

April 24, 2015
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Lynn’s Paola Otero Is a Hit on the Field and in the Classroom

Lynn’s Paola Otero is the first to admit that when it came to playing softball, she was what you might call a late bloomer. It’s not that the ability wasn’t there when she was younger, it’s that she didn’t start playing until she was 13 years old and even then, it happened by chance....

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Sign of the Times:Starbucks Coffee Store Coming to the Lynnway

April 24, 2015
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It is there for everyone to see. Shining brightly on the Lynnway, across the street and a block away from Wal-Mart and the city’s industrialized waterfront, in the building where a used car dealership most recently stood. . .a brand new Starbucks coffee shop, complete with a drive-thru. It is a sign of the...

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Election Season Is Here: Nomination Papers for City Elections Are Now Available

April 24, 2015
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With the departure of winter and the arrival of spring last month, another season also came to Lynn – Election Season in city politics. According to the city’s elections webpage, March 23 was the first day that nomination papers could be taken out by prospective candidates. With that news here are several other important...

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Homeowners Can Appeal Flood Maps to FEMA

April 24, 2015
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With nearly Lynn 800 properties added to the city’s Flood Rate Insurance Maps (FIRM maps) by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) last year, City councilors and municipal departments have been inundated over the past several months with phone calls from residents who had never had to purchase or even think about flood insurance...

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Letter to the Editor

April 24, 2015
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Dear Editor: I am proud to announce that Children’s Friend and Family Services will be joining more than 1,100 communities across the country on May 7 to celebrate the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day to highlight the importance of positive mental health from birth. This...

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Santander and New England Revolution Launch 2015 Santander Soccer Scholars Program

April 24, 2015
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Revolution Star Forward Charlie Davies Named Santander Soccer Scholars Champion as Bank Honors Star Students with Once-in-a-Lifetime In-Game Opportunities throughout 2015 Season In celebration of its commitment to education and the successful start to the New England Revolution’s 2015 season,Santander Bank, N.A. today announced the launch of its second consecutive Santander Soccer Scholars program. The program...

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Obituaries 04-21-2015

April 24, 2015
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Margaret “Sissy” (Cole) Burley Of Chelsea At 76 years of age, Margaret passed away in the comforting presence of her devoted family and loved ones on Friday April 17th at the Eastpointe Nursing Care Center in Chelsea after a short illness.  Born and raised in Chelsea she was the beloved daughter of the late...

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A Banner Achievement

April 21, 2015
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A Banner Achievement

Lynn Classical High School unveiled a new banner honoring its 2015 Division 2 state champion girls indoor track 4 X 200 relay team. Pictured at the ceremony are Classical student-athletes Anna Wargo, Jennifer Gaudet, Agnes Bangura, and Devyn Astuccio, Principal Gene Constantino, girls track head coach Steve Martin, and Director of Athletics Bill Devin....

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Lynn’s Dilisio Gearing up for Her Fifth Boston Marathon

April 21, 2015
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Lynn’s Dilisio Gearing up for Her Fifth Boston Marathon

It could be sunny and in the 60s from September to April and training for the Boston Marathon would still be an ordeal. Throw in 110-plus inches of snow, bitter cold temperatures, non-existent sidewalks, pot holes and streets the width of cow paths and the difficult becomes near impossible. Lynn’s Karen DiLisio will run...

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Galeazzi Named CCC Rookie of the Week

April 21, 2015
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Galeazzi Named CCC Rookie of the Week

Former Classical High three-sport athlete Francesca Galeazzi does a lot of things well, but her greatest strength may be her ability to roll with change. When she started playing softball at Classical, Galeazzi was an infielder turned outfielder and a righty turned into a lefty slapper. She moved to shortstop as a sophomore and...

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Revolution Will Be a Contender for the MLS Championship

April 21, 2015
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Like it has many times before, the unpredictable weather affected a game at Gillette Stadium. On a clear, sunny day, the wind dominated the New England Revolution soccer team’s post-game press conference. Coach Jay Heaps acknowledged that the wind made playing the game “very difficult.” As a result, neither the defending Eastern Conference Champions...

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Congressman Moulton Upholds Promise to Fight for Pay Equity in the Workforce

April 21, 2015
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On Equal Pay Day, Congressman Seth Moulton (D-MA) reiterated his support for the Paycheck Fairness Act and called on Congress to pass important legislation ensuring that working men and women are paid equally for the same work. Today, women in the United States continue to earn less on average than their male counterparts, and...

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Tears of Joy

April 9, 2015
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Tears of Joy

Senior Jaida Santos sheds some tears while thanking her coaches and fellow teammates for her basketball career at Lynn Classical High School during the March 31 breakup banquet at Old Tyme Restaurant. Coach Tom Sawyer and the rest of the team shared memories and stories of their season – and for the seniors –...

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Lynn Native Al Donovan Is the Pitching Coach at Salem State

April 9, 2015
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The Salem State University baseball team has been on a roll lately and one of the people contributing to the Vikings’ success is Lynn native Al Donovan. Donovan, an outstanding pitcher for Lynn Tech back in the early 1980s, took on the role of pitching coach for at Salem State back in the fall...

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City of Lynn Looking for Resident Input

April 9, 2015
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When was the last time that you felt your city government really wanted to hear from you? When you felt like you had an opportunity to make a difference in the way decisions would get made going forward? If you don’t feel that you’ve had a voice in your city government before, then you...

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Little Leagues Gearing Up for Opening Day

April 9, 2015
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Little League Opening Day is rapidly approaching and that means the volunteers who make it all happen are in full battle mode, working on fields, cleaning up the clubhouses and seeing to all the details that make for a smooth start to the season. Lynn Shore Little League will lead the pack with its...

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Lynn to Get Nearly $1.5 Million from State for Roadway Repairs

April 9, 2015
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Following an historic winter season that resulted in many roads across the city falling into disrepair, the city of Lynn got some good news from the statehouse this week, when State Senator Thomas McGee announced that the city would be getting nearly $1.5 million in new Chapter 90 funding for roads and bridges. That...

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NSCC’s Center for Alternative Studies and Educational Testing Earns National Recognition

April 9, 2015
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North Shore Community College’s Center for Alternative Studies and Educational Testing (CAS) was recently awarded Test Center Certification by the National College Testing Association (NCTA).  The Center for Alternative Studies and Educational Testing at NSCC is one of the few test centers in the U.S. and Canada to have completed this intensive certification process. ...

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Lunch with the Easter Bunny

April 2, 2015
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Lunch with the Easter Bunny

Michael and Robert McIntyre with the Easter Bunny last Saturday morning, March 28, at the annual Parks and Recreation Department’s Lunch with the Easter Bunny celebration. The annual event is held at the Old Thyme Restaurant on Boston Street.

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The Robots Are Coming: Lynn Robotics Team Shows Dedication to the Task

April 2, 2015
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The Robots Are Coming: Lynn Robotics Team Shows Dedication to the Task

When one thinks about high school, they don’t usually think of kids building seven-foot robots that will compete in nationwide competitions, but that would be wrong. For the past nine years, the Lynn Schools have taken part in the US First Robotics competition. Students from all three high schools meet every school day after...

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LACC Welcomes Gallo Law Office

April 2, 2015
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LACC Welcomes Gallo Law Office

The Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Attorney Charles (“Charlie”) N. Gallo to the organization with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Gallo recently founded Gallo Law Office in his hometown of Lynn, MA and has worked primarily in the areas of estate planning, elder law, and probate for a decade. Located at 15 Johnson Street,...

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