Summer’s End

August 25, 2014
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Summer always seems to go by too quickly — “Tempus fugit,” (Time flies) as the ancient Romans would say — and that is especially true when we’ve had a summer that just didn’t happen such as we have had this year. For those of us who look forward to the heat, humidity, and languid...

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Ironworkers Union Endorses Gallo for State Representative

August 25, 2014
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Charlie Gallo, Democratic candidate for State Representative for the 11th Essex District in Lynn and Nahant and current Lynn School Committee member, has been endorsed by the Ironworkers Union Local 7. “When it comes to hard work and making job creation a priority, Charlie Gallo is the best candidate in the race for State...

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From Our Readers

August 25, 2014
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Warren Tolman has what it takes To the Editor: As a resident of Lynn, a voter, and with experience in public policy, I would like to express my strong support for Warren Tolman for Attorney General.  It is unfortunate that we live in a society where countless murders and crimes involve guns.  I know...

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Obituaries 08-21-2014

August 25, 2014
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Francis Joseph Nagle Football hero and educator, recently inducted into St. Mary’s High School Athletic Hall of Fame Francis Joseph “Wank” Nagle of Madison, Wisconsin, formerly of Lynn, went home to be with his Lord and Saviour on August 15. Born in 1924, Fran celebrated his 90th birthday on July 1. Fran led an...

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Fresh Produce Lovers Can Find Farmers Markets on Almost Any Day: And More than Just Fruits and Vegetables to Boot

August 14, 2014
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Fresh Produce Lovers Can Find Farmers Markets on Almost Any Day: And More than Just Fruits and Vegetables to Boot

By now, lovers of fresh, organic produce in Lynn know about the city’s own Thursday afternoon Farmer’s Market in Central Square, but what if you can’t make it to Central Square on a Thursday afternoon? What if another day would be better? Or you simply want to see what other farms have to offer?...

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$4.6 Million State Roadway Improvements Begin in Wyoma Square: Project Will Take Two Years, Travel Will Be Limited

August 14, 2014
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A nearly two year, $4.6 million road and sidewalk improvement project to Wyoma Square began in earnest this week, and state and city officials are warning residents and drivers to expect travel delays through the square during construction. The complete project involves road and sidewalk reconstruction of Broadway from Boston Street to Lynnfield Street...

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One Excellent Eagle: Waldron Will Be Inducted in To Boston College Hall of Fame

August 14, 2014
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Jeff Waldron, one of the greatest athletes in Lynn history, will be inducted in to the Boston College Athletic Hall of Fame this fall. Waldron will be introduced as a BC Hall of Famer at halftime of a football game at Alumni Stadium. He will be formally inducted at a dinner on the BC...

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Congratulations, Jeff Waldron On BC Hall of Fame Induction

August 14, 2014
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We join the Lynn community in congratulating Jeff Waldron on his upcoming induction in to the Boston College Hall of Fame. It’s one thing to play a sport at the highest level of collegiate athletics as Jeff did in the Division 1 BC Eagles baseball program. But to soar to the heights he did...

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Massachusetts Teachers Association Endorses Brendan Crighton for State Rep. Of 11th Essex

August 14, 2014
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Massachusetts Teachers Association Endorses Brendan Crighton For State Rep. of 11th Essex Boston- The Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA) voted to endorse Brendan Crighton in his bid to become State Representative for the 11th Essex District, representing West Lynn and Nahant. “Brendan Crighton demonstrates a compelling understanding of the link between strong public schools and...

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Obituaries 08-14-2014

August 14, 2014
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Ronald Clifford Savory US Air Force Retiree, formerly of Lynn Ronald Clifford (Cliff) Savory, a long time resident of Apache Junction, Arizona, formerly of Lynn, passed away on Friday, May 9. He was 75 years old and at the time of his passing Cliff was residing at The Courtyard Towers Assisted Living in Mesa,...

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Mageary Promoted to Deputy Chief: Veteran Lynn Police Officer Takes Oath at City Hall Ceremony

August 8, 2014
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Mageary Promoted to Deputy Chief: Veteran Lynn Police Officer Takes Oath at City Hall Ceremony

Michael Mageary knew he wanted to be a police officer when he was a student at Eastern Junior High School in Lynn. Mageary chose to attend Lynn Tech so he would have a trade (graphic arts) to fall back on just in case he didn’t realize his dream of being a police officer. “I...

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Gannon Golf Clinic

August 8, 2014
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Gannon Golf Clinic

Colin Newhall, 6, practices his stance and gives a focused eye down the fairway at the five-week golf clinic at the Larry Gannon Municipal Golf Course. More than 100 kids took part in the clinic, learning the game’s finer points.

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Primary Day September 9: First Election of 2014 Will Feature Dem Challenges For Governor, Treasurer, State Rep. And Others

August 8, 2014
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With just over one month to go before the Massachusetts State Primary Elections, on September 9, 2014, candidates and city election officials are gearing up for battles that most voters haven’t even paid any attention to yet. According to the City of Lynn Elections Office, a couple of upcoming dates are important for local...

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Congratulations, Lynn Police Deputy Chief Michael Mageary

August 8, 2014
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We first had the pleasure of meeting Michael Mageary during his tenure as a youth baseball coach in Lynn. We admired his energetic leadership of his teams and how his players always performed to their potential and played the game with much enthusiasm and sportsmanship. The players were advancing their skills and acquiring knowledge...

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Ceonex Consulting Joins LACC

August 8, 2014
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Ceonex Consulting is a family owned Information Technology company  that specializes in website development and implementation, software application development and  cloud solutions. Based in Swampscott with over 25 years experience in providing creative and cost effective solutions for business large and small; local to international, as well as  government departments.  Clients  include: Berkshire Life,...

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Connery Rink Reaches out to Revere Residents

August 8, 2014
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As one door closes, FMC Ice Sports opens another! Due to storm damage caused by the tornado in Revere on July 28th, 2014, the Cronin Skating Rink will be closed temporarily for repairs. To compensate for the unprecedented closing, FMC Ice Sports will open the Connery Skating Rink in neighboring Lynn early. Residents of...

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Classical’s Warren Steps down as Coach to Become vice Principal

August 2, 2014
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Classical’s Warren Steps down as  Coach to Become vice Principal

Earlier this month at the Lynn Classical softball awards banquet, coach Chris Warren said an emotional good-bye to his five seniors and they in turn praised his excellent leadership, each speaking about the positive experience high school softball was and the many wonderful memories they will take to college. Warren also announced the team...

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Television Star-bard: Lynn Resident Lands a Job at Michigan TV Station

August 2, 2014
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Television Star-bard: Lynn Resident Lands a Job at Michigan TV Station

Anyone who watched Jessica Starbard’s outstanding work as the sideline reporter for the Everett High football team or as a co-host of the LynnMA Sportscast show on LynnCam knew this day was coming. Starbard, a Lynn English 2009 graduate and Northeastern University 2013 graduate, has accepted her first job in the broadcasting industry as...

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Crighton Getting a Good Response In His Campaign for State Representative

August 2, 2014
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Crighton Getting a Good Response In His Campaign for State Representative

Councilor-at-Large Brendan Crighton said he is very happy with the positive response to his campaign for state representative in the Eleventh Essex District that includes West Lynn and all of Nahant. Crighton is vying with School Committee member Charlie Gallo and past city council candidate Katerina Koudanis for the Democratic nomination in the primary...

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Kiley Park to Get $250,000 Renovations, New Splash Park

August 2, 2014
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The Lynn Community Development Office confirmed this week that Kiley Playground, between Sanderson and Seymour avenues, just blocks from Lynn Shore Drive, will get a $250,000 upgrade, including the construction of a new splash park, thanks to a grant from the Executive Office of Energy and Environment and Governor Deval Patrick’s office. Lynn, like...

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Congratulations, Chris Warren

August 2, 2014
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Who would have guessed that a former Lynn English star quarterback would be so proficient at coaching softball? Fifteen years ago when Chris Warren took over the Lynn Classical varsity softball team as its head coach, it would have been hard to forecast the tremendous success that the program would achieve. Classical was known...

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Lynn War Veterans and Officials Mark: 63rd Anniversary of Korean War Armistice

August 2, 2014
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Lynn veterans and local officials crowded together in the lobby of Lynn City hall last Friday morning, July 25, to mark the 63rd Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice Day, which effectively ended hostilities in the Korean War. The ceremony was sponsored and organized by the Lynn Office of Veterans Services, with Executive Assistant...

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Thunder and Brightening: Jim Ridley, Marvin Avery Prepare Players for College Basketball Opportunities

July 25, 2014
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Thunder and Brightening: Jim Ridley, Marvin Avery Prepare Players for College Basketball Opportunities

Jim Ridley and Marvin Avery have a list of those girls basketball players who have participated in their Mass. Thundercats AAU program and gone on to compete in college basketball programs. It’s an impressive list and after some of the names, there is an asterisk that denotes that a player has received a full...

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Joe Gill on His Way to The Softball World Series

July 25, 2014
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Joe Gill on His Way to The Softball World Series

It’s been quite a year for Lynn sports officials. Jim Mello, a 1975 St. Mary’s High School graduate, was a referee in the NFL’s Super Bowl in February. Paul Halloran and Bob “Moona” Mullins were referees in the Division 3 boys basketball state championship game in March. And next week Lynn’s Joe Gill heads...

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