Lynn Tech Signs Four-year Contract with Austin Prep for Thanksgiving Game

January 4, 2015
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Lynn Tech Signs Four-year Contract with Austin Prep for Thanksgiving Game

One of the biggest sports stories of the year – especially if you’re a Lynn Tech student, alumnus or sports fan – has developed in the last week of the year. Joe Skeadas, director of athletics at Lynn Tech, has announced that the school’s football program has signed a four-year contract with Austin Prep...

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Energy Capital Partners Closes on Acquisition of Wheelabrator

December 24, 2014
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Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. today announced the close of its $1.94 billion acquisition by Energy Capital Partners from Waste Management. A definitive agreement for the sale was previously announced July 29, 2014. Wheelabrator creates clean, renewable energy from everyday residential and business waste, and will operate as a stand-alone company. Wheelabrator has a current platform...

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Key Electrical Transmission Project Could Spark Finish of Bike to the Sea Pathway

December 24, 2014
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Key Electrical Transmission Project Could Spark Finish of Bike to the Sea Pathway

The solution to a gaping hole in the electricity needs of some three million Greater Boston residents could pay dividends for residents of Everett, Revere and Lynn in the form of a long-stalled bicycle/walking path. ISO New England – the overseer of the New England energy market and power grid – is currently analyzing...

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Tech Students Donate $8,000 to Greater Boston Food Bank

December 24, 2014
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Tech Students Donate $8,000 to Greater Boston Food Bank

Tech students participated in a school-wide community service project, “The No Hunger Games,” raising more than $8,000 for the Greater Boston Fund Bank and donating care packages to the Lynn Homeless Shelter Association. Tech senior Kevin Gomes and junior Nelson Barrios, two of the leaders of the donation drive, spoke proudly about the project...

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Merry Christmas: Still Time to Help Those in Need

December 24, 2014
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Christmas is almost upon us and it promises to be the merriest Christmas in many years for most Americans. Our long, twin nightmares of deep economic recession and seemingly-unending wars in the Middle East are over. It is fair to say that as a nation, we are in a much better place than we...

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Holiday Social

December 23, 2014
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Holiday Social

Grace Cotter Regan, head of St. Mary’s School, and Jamie Cerulli, chief of staff for Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy Office, are pictured at the Mayor’s Holiday Social Tuesday at City Hall.

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Lynn Christmas Parade Set for Dec. 24

December 23, 2014
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 Jay Walsh remembers when he was five years old and his father John Walsh and family friend Richard Viger started the Christmas Eve parade around Lynn. This year his 4-year old daughter Jayla will be Elsa on on one of the “Frozen” floats that will headline the parade this year. John Walsh, owner of...

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Obituaries 12-16-2014

December 23, 2014
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Theresa Lambert Long time Clothing Industry Worker Theresa A. (Restaino) Lambert, a lifelong resident of Revere, died on December 11.  She was 89 years old. Theresa worked many years in the clothing industry and was a member of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. She was the beloved mother of Rose MacDonald and her...

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Hooping It up in Honolulu:Former St. Mary’s Star Kirsten Ferrara Leads Wheaton in Hawaiian Tournament

December 23, 2014
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Hooping It up in Honolulu:Former St. Mary’s Star Kirsten Ferrara Leads Wheaton in Hawaiian Tournament

Kirsten Ferrari’s basketball career at St. Mary’s High School took her to some interesting places, including Walt Disney World in Orlando, where the Lady Spartans won the KSA Classic. Ferrari, a standout point guard for the 2011 state champions, also played at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, TD Garden in Boston, and DCU Center...

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Lynn Fire Dept and Pickering Middle School Students Assist in Toys for Tots Program

December 23, 2014
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Lynn Fire Dept and Pickering Middle School Students Assist in Toys for Tots Program

The Lynn Fire Department and Pickering Middle School students are helping children across the North Shore enjoy a happy holiday season as a result of their joint efforts in the U.S. Marine Toys for Tots program. Dan Zagdan-Gross, one of the leaders of Lynn Fire Department’s Toys for Tots effort, and fellow firefighters packed...

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Lynn Tree Lighting

December 4, 2014
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Lynn Tree Lighting

Emilee Barahona sits on her dad, Juan’s, shoulders to get a better view of the tree and Santa.

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Obituaries 12-02-2014

December 4, 2014
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Henry Hamilton Former member of many organizations Henry J. Hamilton of Revere died at the Leonard Florence Center for Living on November 28.  Henry was a US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict  and a former member of Laborers Union Local 22, Revere Elks, VFW and American Legion. Born in East Boston, he lived...

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Jake Flynn to perform in “A Christmas Carol”: The son of Sports Greats Mike and Mary Flynn is Set for his Debut at NSMT

December 4, 2014
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Jake Flynn to perform in “A Christmas Carol”: The son of Sports Greats Mike and Mary Flynn is Set for his Debut at NSMT

Jake Flynn’s mother was a soccer and softball standout at the University of Maine and one of the greatest softball players in Bishop Fenwick High School history, starring on four consecutive Division 1 state championship teams in the early 1990s. And just to show what a versatile perfomer she was, Mary Wells Flynn would...

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Lynn Tech Teacher Jay Richards Retires After 28 years on the Job

December 4, 2014
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Lynn Tech Teacher Jay Richards Retires After 28 years on the Job

Lynn Tech students and colleagues of Jay Richards, one by one and some in groups, stopped by the desk in front of the large clock in the school lobby on their way to their Thanksgiving break. There was something symbolic to it all, so many saying, “Thank you, Mr. Richards,” on the eve of...

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Governor Michael and Kitty Dukakis Honored by Health Center

November 27, 2014
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Governor Michael and Kitty Dukakis Honored by Health Center

On Thursday, November 20th,  Lynn Community Health Center honored Governor and Mrs. Michael Dukakis as “Visionaries in Healthcare” and health center patient Minnie Oji Holloway as a “Shining Star” at its annual “Wisdom to Wellness” Gala. The Dukakises were honored as champions for access to healthcare, especially mental health and addiction services, as both...

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Happy Thanksgiving

November 27, 2014
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Another Thanksgiving is upon us, a day for schoolboy football, family gatherings, and not much else to do other than enjoy a great dinner that reminds us how fortunate we truly are. Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday, tracing its roots back almost 400 years to the Pilgrims, long before there was even a...

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Laramie named Softball Coach and Assistant SID at Fisher College

November 27, 2014
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Laramie named Softball Coach and Assistant SID at Fisher College

Ashley Laramie has had a front-row seat to excellent general managing and coaching in her position as the assistant general manager of the North Shore Navigators of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League. Laramie has worked closely with general manager Bill Terlecky and field managers Jeff Waldron and Jon Cahill on game operations and player...

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Council takes Mayo Group to task for Broad Street Project: Promises not kept in Downtown Renovation

November 21, 2014
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Usually when a developer invests $5 million into a dilapidated building to revive a neighborhood, local elected officials, residents and business owners are thrilled and excited. Two years ago, when representatives of the Mayo Group appeared before the Council to request a special permit and variances to renovate the mixed-use building at 157 Broad...

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Council Adopts New Trash/Recycling Regulations

November 21, 2014
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The Lynn City Council voted 10-0 Tuesday might, with Councilor Diane Chakoutis absent, to adopt and approve new trash and recycling ordinances which will go into effect on December 1, when the city’s new trash and recycling receptacles get pressed into service by trash vendor Waste Management. Prior to the vote, the Council held...

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A Standing Ovation for Al Malagrifa

November 21, 2014
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The applause started in the back of the function hall at Angelica’s in Middleton but by the time Al Malagrifa made it to the podium, it was a full-fledged standing ovation. The 200 guests at the Lynn Vocational Technical Association’s Hall of Fame Banquet showed the former Tech director/principal just how appreciative they were...

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Obituaries 11-18-2014

November 21, 2014
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Barbara Regan Of Milton, formerly of Lynn Barbara J. (Maguire) Regan of Milton, formerly of Lynn, passed away in the presence of her entire family at Massachusetts General Hospital on November 15 in the presence of her entire family. Barbara was a native of Lynn and a proud graduate of St. Mary’s High School....

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Lynn Area Chamber Turns out to Honor Sandra Lewis on her Hall of Fame Induction

November 21, 2014
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Lynn Area Chamber Turns out to Honor Sandra Lewis on her Hall of Fame Induction

The Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce, led by president and CEO Leslie Gould, joined with the Lynn Tech community to honor Sandra Lewis on her induction in to the Lynn Tech Hall of Fame Saturday night at Angelica’s in Middleton. Chamber members have known Lewis as their membership and events manager for the past...

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Jamieson Receives St. Mary’s Diploma Nearly 80 Years Later

November 18, 2014
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Jamieson Receives St. Mary’s Diploma Nearly 80 Years Later

When St. Mary’s Head of School Grace Cotter Regan presented Hector Jamieson with his honorary diploma at the school’s Veterans Day ceremony, it was a moment nearly 80 years in the making. Jamieson, 97, would have graduated with his class in 1936 had he not left St. Mary’s after 11th grade to support his...

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New England Champions

November 18, 2014
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New England Champions

The East Lynn Bulldog B-squad cheerleaders won the New England Championship at the MassMutual Center in Springfield on November 8. They are now headed to compete for the National Champion title at EPSN Wide World of Sports in Disney World on Dec 10. The girls have had an amazing season so far winning Grand...

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