Ouk Announces His Candidacy For Lynn School Committee

June 25, 2015
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Ouk Announces His Candidacy For Lynn School Committee

Four years ago Michael Ouk helped engineer the victory that allowed Hong Net to make history as the first Asian-American elected to office in Lynn. Ouk was the campaign manager for Net, who was elected as a councilor-at-large. Wednesday night Ouk made it official that he will be a candidate for a seat on...

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Mayor’s Address to the LACC – June 26

June 18, 2015
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Mayor’s Address to the LACC – June 26

The Lynn z Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy for the annual “Mayor’s Address to the LACC” on Friday, June 26th at the Porthole Restaurant beginning at 7:30am with registration. Networking and buffet breakfast, followed by the formal program from 8:00am – 9:00am. The Mayor will present a year-in-review of accomplishments...

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St. Mary’s Baseball Wins Division 3 North Sectional Title

June 18, 2015
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St. Mary’s Baseball Wins Division 3 North Sectional Title

When the seniors on this year’s St. Mary’s High baseball team ride off into the sunset, they’ll take with them the memory of winning a Division 3 North title – something that hasn’t been done by the Spartans since coach Derek Dana was wearing the blue and gold back in 1988. St. Mary’s pulled...

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City Officials Have Eyes on New Housing Development:State-Approved Financing Plan Aimed at Attracting Developers

June 18, 2015
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The untapped potential for redevelopment of the Lynn waterfront and opportunities to continue to redevelop downtown Lynn are the major focuses of city officials looking to take advantage of a state-approved program that seeks to boost development of market-rate housing in Gateway Cities like Lynn. The Housing Development Incentive Program (HDIP) is a relatively...

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50 Years Later

June 11, 2015
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50 Years Later

Steven Rowe, Samantha Rowe, Graduate Dennis Harry Rowe, Corliss Rowe, Dallis Colella, Angelina Colella, Alicia Rowe and Christopher Rowe celebrate a long-time-coming graduation last Friday morning during the Lynn Classical Graduation Exercises. Rowe attended Classical up until March 1965, when he left to join the U.S. Navy just prior to earning his diploma. Recently,...

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Victory

June 11, 2015
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Victory

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World Music Festival Get $12,000 in Support:Better Beaches Program Supports Programs on Lynn, Nahant Beaches

June 11, 2015
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Two groups supporting outdoor summer programming at Lynn and Nahant beaches received a combined $12,000 last weekend from Boston-based Save the Harbor/Save the Bay Better Beaches Program. The Friends of Lynn and Nahant Beach received a $10,000 grant to support the annual Red Rock Sumer Concert Series and Friends of Heritage State Park received...

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World Class Soccer Comes to Lynn

June 11, 2015
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Taso Nikolakopoulos will be bringing a world-class soccer extravaganza to Manning Field Saturday at 4 p.m. when his Boston Braves Football Club (FC) hosts one of the world’s most historic clubs, Barcelona FC Veterans Team. “I am the captain for the game, which is the highest owner you can get on this team,” said...

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The Master of Comedy:Don Gavin Set to Host Comedy Show for My Brother’s Table

June 11, 2015
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If you attend a Don Gavin performance, you better laugh quickly because the next laugh is moments away. Gavin’s trademark rapid-fire delivery of one-liners – interspersed with jokes, anecdotes, and witty observances of daily life – has made him one of the true legends on the Boston comedy scene. And Gavin, a former schoolteacher,...

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Enjoy — Remember Bunker Hill Day

June 11, 2015
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The celebration of the Battle of Bunker Hill is a week-long festival in our community that began this past Sunday and will be highlighted this coming Sunday with the annual parade. It is an event that has been observed for hundreds of years in Charlestown and is enjoyed by residents of all ages. Although...

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North Shore Navigators Open Season Tonight

June 4, 2015
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North Shore Navigators Open Season Tonight

The North Shore Navigators will open their season tonight on the road, but summer returns to Fraser Field Saturday night when they play their home opener against the Seacoast Mavericks. Game time is 6 p.m The Navigators will feature a new manager, John Zizzo, and a roster full of new talent that includes several...

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From Wisconsin to Lynn:Muche Making His Mark in the Field of Law

June 4, 2015
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From Wisconsin to Lynn:Muche Making His Mark in the Field of Law

Clint B. Muche grew up far from the offices at 15 Johnson St. where he now practices law. “I grew up in Mayville, Wisconsin, a tiny little town of 4,500 people about an hour from Milwaukee and Madison – just middle-of-nowhere farming country,” said Muche. The son of Bruce Muche, an electrician and business...

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Tim Phelan Announces His Candidacy for Councillor-At-Large

June 4, 2015
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Tim Phelan is returning to the political arena. The former Lynn councillor-at-large and School Committee member has announced that he will be a candidate for a councillor-at-large seat in the city election this fall. Phelan, a 52-year-old attorney, served 22 consecutive years in city government, the last 18 as a councillor-at-large, before losing to...

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Burt and Baseball Still a Perfect Match

June 4, 2015
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Lynn’s Katie Burt may have put her baseball-playing days on the back burner to focus on ice hockey, but the Boston College goalie never stopped loving the game. Not only will the two-time Wyoma Little League and three-time Babe Ruth baseball all-star be throwing out the first pitch at the North Shore Navigators home...

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Congratulations, Graduates

June 4, 2015
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There is perhaps no event or occasion in the life of a community that is greeted with such universally shared joy as a high school graduation. Even for those of us who may not have a direct connection to a graduate, graduation season evokes deep memories from our long-ago youth, when our lives were...

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Red Sox Recognize Former Lynn Athlete for His Military Service

May 28, 2015
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Red Sox Recognize Former Lynn Athlete for His Military Service

High school hockey fans who were following the sport locally about 10 years ago may recall that Classical High had quite a team during the 2004-2005 season. The Rams (Classical and English had yet to combine to form the Lynn Jets) had a young first line comprised of three of the most talented players...

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Shoe City Lions Club Will Honor Lessard and Macaione Women of the Year

May 28, 2015
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Shoe City Lions Club Will Honor Lessard and Macaione Women of the Year

The members of the Shoe City Lions Club are planning their 18th annual “Women of the Year” Awards Dinner on June 18, 2015 which will be held in the Garden Terrace Room at the Danversport Yacht Club. This year we will again be honoring two well respected women in our community, Eileen Lessard and...

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State Approves Lynn’s Housing Development Incentive Program

May 28, 2015
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The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development recently approved Lynn’s application for their Housing Development Incentive Program(HDIP).  HDIP is an economic development tool that supports market rate housing projects. As part of the application process, the City adopted the Downtown-Waterfront HD Zone and HD Zone Plan after a public hearing earlier this year. ...

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Martin and Adams Deliver Knockout Punch in Holland Tournament Opener

May 28, 2015
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Heading into the John G. Holland Memorial Softball Tournament without your ace in the circle wasn’t in Classical coach Erica Richard’s game plan, but that’s the position the Rams found themselves in Saturday night in their opening game against five-time defending champion St. Mary’s. Senior Ivy Martin had been battling some tendonitis in her...

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Police Briefs 05-26-2015

May 28, 2015
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On May 25, at approximately 9:20 p.m. on Union at School streets in Lynn. Primary agency of jurisdiction is Lynn Police. The State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section is assisting in reconstruction the crash. Preliminary investigation indicates that a moped had entered the intersection of Union and School when it was struck by...

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International Committee Kickoff

May 21, 2015
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International Committee Kickoff

Cultura Latina Dance Academy dancers headline the Lynn Are Chamber of Commerce promotional photo highlighting those in attendance for the LACC’s International Committee kickoff at City Hall on Tuesday, May 12th 2015. Standing center behind the dancers are from (L to R) Taso Nikolakopoulos (LACC Chair/John’s Roast Beef & Seafood) and  Co-Chairs Diana Moreno...

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Softball Teams Set for Holland Tournament

May 21, 2015
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Softball Teams Set for Holland Tournament

It may seem like it was 10 minutes ago that Grace Rogato Field was buried under three feet of snow, but the high school softball season is already winding down and that means it’s John Holland Tournament time. Saturday’s first game between English and Swampscott is at 5:30 p.m. with St. Mary’s vs. Classical...

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Memorial Day Events Are Planned for Lynn

May 21, 2015
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The City of Lynn began its Memorial Day services on Tuesday, May 19th with a Memorial Day ceremony in Memorial Auditorium at Lynn City hall beginning at 6 p.m. The short ceremony included musical performances by the Lynn Public Schools Band and a Drill Presentation by the Lyn marine Corps Junior ROTC program. However,...

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Capano Hits the Links at Gannon:Donors Present New Cart to Lynn Golf Course

May 21, 2015
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Capano Hits the Links at Gannon:Donors Present New Cart to Lynn Golf Course

Nicholas Capano had been enjoying his participation in Spaulding Rehabilitation Center golf clinics in Windham, New Hampshire, using the center’s specially equipped golf cart. Attorney Mario Capano, who is Nicholas’s father, saw how much his 26-year-old son loved golfing at the clinics and thought it would be a great idea to purchase a new...

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