Let Us Never Forget Their Sacrifice

May 21, 2015
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Of all of our national holidays, Memorial Day is the most solemn. Memorial Day reminds us of the Supreme Sacrifice that has been made by so many of our fellow citizens to keep us a free people and provides us with an opportunity to honor their sacrifice. Memorial Day has its roots in what...

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Enjoy a Safe Holiday Weekend

May 21, 2015
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Memorial Day weekend marks the traditional start of the summer season, bringing with it the anticipation of sunshine and warmth, of vacations, and of time spent with family and friends. So we ask our readers to stop right now — and think for a moment — about all of the good things that we...

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McGuffie Heading to the NCAA DivisionIII Outdoor Nationals

May 21, 2015
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Hulerie McGuffie will hit the NCAA Division III Outdoor National Championship this week with momentum on her side. The former Classical High track star has been tearing it up the last few weeks with her most recent success coming at the ECAC Division III New England Championship meet where she took home a gold...

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Lynn Ferry Returns for Second Season May 18

May 14, 2015
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Lynn Ferry Returns for Second Season May 18

After a successful first year which saw ridership exceed projections by more than 30 percent, the Lynn-to-Boston commuter ferry returns May 18 and will run throughout the remainder of the spring and summer. This will mark the second year of a two-year pilot program that started in 2014. The total ridership last year was...

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Potter Leads British Charge in Re-Enactments

May 14, 2015
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Potter Leads British Charge in Re-Enactments

“Battalion Volley,” yelled the generals Saturday, April 18, as hundreds of muskets fired into a grouping of British regulars. Cannon and musket fire filled the air with loud bangs, smoke rose from the field, explosions sounded and war broke out in earnest as the Battle Road reenactment in Lexington at Tower Park got underway. It...

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Dozens of Candidates Already Emerging in City Elections:Open Races Shaping up for Councilor and School Committee

May 14, 2015
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Though there is still more than a month to go before nomination papers are due to the City Clerk’s office, on June 29, there are already dozens of candidates emerging in several city offices, including three incumbents and already four newcomers and two more familiar candidates challenging for the four At-large Council seats. With...

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Ridley to Serve as Interim Principal at St. Mary’s

May 14, 2015
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Veteran educator James Ridley will take over as interim principal at St. Mary’s July 1, replacing Dr. Mark DiFabio, who is leaving to run his own educational consulting business. Ridley, 62, who retired as director at Lynn Tech in 2010 after a 34-year career in Lynn Public Schools, served as interim principal at Marshall...

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Council Considering Credentials for Door to Door Solicitations

May 14, 2015
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Facing what he called an increasing number of complaints about door to door salespeople operating in the city and reports of unethical behavior among some, Ward 3 Councilor Darren Cyr on Tuesday night asked the Licensing Committee and City Clerk Mary Audley to consider a credentialing or badging system to track and authorize door...

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Mannion Begins Final Season in East Lynn Little League

May 14, 2015
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Kevin Mannion has logged a lot of miles driving the tractor around East Lynn Little League’s Volunteer Field, but next season that job will go to someone new. Mannion is in the midst of his 25th year with East Lynn LL. He began in 1990 when his oldest son, Jonathan Mannion, began playing T-Ball...

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Nicholson Announces Candidacy for School Committee

May 7, 2015
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Nicholson Announces Candidacy for School Committee

Jared Nicholson has announced his intention to seek election to the Lynn School Committee. Nicholson, 29, moved to Lynn following his graduation from Harvard Law School in 2014. “I applied for a fellowship when I was graduating from law school and I wanted to do it in Lynn because I thought the community development...

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Donovan and Betts Making It Happen on St. Joseph College Baseball Team

May 7, 2015
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Donovan and Betts Making It Happen on St. Joseph College Baseball Team

Two former St. Mary’s High baseball players are having standout seasons on the St. Joseph’s College  baseball team. Dan Donovan of Lynn and Scott Betts of Peabody both took home Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) First Team honors. Donovan, a sophomore, earned a spot on the team as a designated hitter. Betts is a...

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McGrath Heading Into Classical Hall of Fame

May 7, 2015
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McGrath Heading Into Classical Hall of Fame

Show up early, do your job and work hard. Realize you can’t control every situation, but you can control how prepared you are to handle what comes your way. Those are some of the lessons Eric McGrath learned during his years playing football and baseball at Classical High and later at Trinity College and...

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Lynn Auto Emissions Inspectors and Service Station to Pay up to $70,000 for Conducting Fraudulent Motor Vehicle Inspections

May 7, 2015
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Two motor vehicle emissions inspectors and a service station in Lynn have agreed to pay up to $70,000 to settle allegations they allegedly issued fraudulent motor vehicle inspection stickers to cars with failed emissions control systems at a service station in Lynn, Attorney General Maura Healey announced Tuesday. According to the consent judgment, entered...

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Obituaries 05-05-2015

May 7, 2015
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William ‘Bill’ Genovese Of West Dennis, formerly of Lynn William M. “Bill” Genovese of West Dennis, formerly of Lynn, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family on May 2. Born on February 26, 1925 and raised in Winthrop, he was a high school athlete who went on to play baseball for both...

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Benoit, Galeazzi Take Home CCC Honors

May 7, 2015
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Benoit, Galeazzi Take Home CCC Honors

Three years ago Genevieve Benoit from St. Mary’s  and Classical’s France sca Galeazzi were battling it out in the finals of the John Holland Memorial Day Softball Tournament at Grace Rogato Field. These days, they’re teammates on the Salve Regina University softball team where they’re both having exceptional seasons. Benoit, who lives in Swampscott,...

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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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