Developer: “Market Basket Is Committed to Lynn” But Company Must Stabilize Itself First

September 5, 2014
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Charles Patsios, the Swampscott developer who purchased former Factory of the Future site on Federal Street in Lynn in 2013, with the goal of developing the city’s first Market Basket location, said this week that he is confident that the plans to open a Market Basket in Lynn will go forward, now that Arthur...

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Primary Day Primer: Lynn Voters Head to the Polls Tuesday

September 5, 2014
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Despite contested races on the Democratic ticket for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer, Attorney General, a U.S. Congressional seat and the State Representative seat for Lynn’s 11th Essex district, next Tuesday’s Primary Election Day is one election that no one seems to be talking about. Sure, there are some political signs on shops and front...

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Get Out and Vote Tuesday

September 5, 2014
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The campaigns are winding down and Lynn voters will have their say on Primary Election Day on Tuesday, Sept. 9. Two races have captured the attention of the Lynn community, especially so over the past few weeks. The race for state representative for the West Lynn/Nahant seat previously held by Steve Walsh has been...

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Obituaries 09-04-2014

September 5, 2014
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Richard Baetzel Past State and Post Commander PLAV and Veteran of the Year 1990; Retired Gas Contractor Foreman  Richard E. Baetzel of Lynn died suddenly at Salem Hospital on August 29. He was 80 years old. Born in Phoenixville, PA, the son of the late Harold and Mary (Czukiewski) Baetzel and beloved husband of...

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Ridley Begins Year as Interim Principal At Thurgood Marshall Middle School

September 5, 2014
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Ridley Begins Year as Interim Principal At Thurgood Marshall Middle School

Jim Ridley was “taken by surprise but honored” when Supt. of Schools Dr. Catherine Latham asked him if he would be interested in becoming the interim principal of the Thurgood Marshall Middle School following the unexpected resignation of Richard Cowdell. Ridley accepted the appointment and the 62-year-old retired administrator was at the school Wednesday...

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Everett, GBL Continue to Seek Merger with NEC

September 5, 2014
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Supt. of Everett Schools Frederick Foresteire said the GBL-NEC Jamboree Friday night was the first step in a renewal of the Greater Boston League’s bid to create a merger with the Northeastern Conference. Currently there are four GBL schools (Everett, Malden, Medford, and Somerville) and 12 NEC schools (Saugus is returning to the NEC...

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Tim Phelan Named Girls Soccer Coach at Austin Prep

August 25, 2014
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Tim Phelan Named Girls Soccer Coach at Austin Prep

When Tim Phelan returned from Ireland after coaching the Lynn Breakers girls soccer team to the Limerick Plate in an international tournament, that one amazing excursion and victory alone would have been enough to call it a memorable and exciting summer. But another significant milestone was waiting for Phelan upon his return, one that...

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Police Student Academy Graduation

August 25, 2014
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Police Student Academy Graduation

The Lynn Police Student Academy held its eighth graduation ceremony Aug. 14 at Lynn Classical High School. Pictured at the ceremony are, from left, Police Capt. Mark O’Toole, Deputy Supt. of Schools Jaye Warry, Police Captain Mike Vail, Deputy Chief Mike Mageary, Police Officers and Academy Directors Mark Lee and Ryan McDermott, and Police...

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Sworn In

August 25, 2014
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Sworn In

Antonio Gutierez and Teresa DiGregorio of Lynn Youth Street Outreach Advocacy (LYSOA) congratulate Chief Justice of the Juvenile Court Amy L. Nechtem (center) following her swearing-in ceremony at the John Adams Courthouse in Boston on Aug. 14.

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A Well-deserved Honor: Lynn WWII Veteran Ramonas Presented with War Medals

August 25, 2014
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A Well-deserved Honor: Lynn WWII Veteran Ramonas Presented with War Medals

Standing in the Lynn offices of Congressman John Tierney, surrounded by friends and family on Monday morning, the battle scars that Mitchell Ramonas suffered nearly 70 years ago in Germany might’ve seemed nothing more than a distant memory, except that those memories are as fresh in Mitchell’s mind now as they were when he...

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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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