Congratulations to the Class of 2018

June 11, 2018
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Graduation day is one of the few occasions that brings a smile to the faces of everyone in a community, regardless of whether they know a graduate. It is an occasion when all of us share in the joy — and pride — that graduation day marks in the lives of our young people....

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Sports 06-05-2018

June 11, 2018
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Gannon Golf Report Gannon Junior Golf Clinic will begin on July 9 What could be better for a young golfer than to learn the game from a PGA Head professional, play a round each week at Gannon, and enjoy a summer morning with friends and classmates? And the price for that wonderful, weekly experience:...

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Tech will Play KIPP Academy in Thanksgiving Game:Skeadas, Grimaldi Sign an Historic Football Agreement

June 1, 2018
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Tech will Play KIPP Academy in Thanksgiving Game:Skeadas, Grimaldi Sign an Historic Football Agreement

It’s the biggest football story in Lynn, and the season is a good four months away. Joe Skeadas, director of athletics at Lynn Tech, and Anthony Grimaldi, director of athletics at KIPP Academy in Lynn, have entered in to an agreement where their football teams will meet in an annual Thanksgiving game to be...

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Fabb Babb:Lynn Native Completes Sensational Career at Utica

June 1, 2018
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Fabb Babb:Lynn Native Completes Sensational Career at Utica

The 1,000-point came in the penultimate game of Ashelyne Babb’s superb basketball career at Utica College in New York. Babb, a Lynn resident who played her high school basketball in Winthrop, likely would have joined the exclusive club much earlier if she weren’t such an unselfish team player. In addition to being a top...

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King’s Beach Receives High Marks on Save the Harbor/Save the Bay Annual Water Quality Report

June 1, 2018
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With the unofficial start of summer kicking off this past Memorial Day weekend, Save the Harbor/Save the Bay released its annual report on the water quality at King’s Beach in Lynn. According to Save the Harbor/Save the Bay’s Annual Beach Water Report Card, King’s Beach scored 92 percent for the summer of 2017. The...

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Lynn Students Earn Academic Honors from St John’s Prep

June 1, 2018
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St. John’s Prep recently announced the names of students who earned academic honors for the third quarter of the 2017–2018 school year. Students who qualified for the Headmaster’s List earned grades of A- or above in all courses; students who qualified for the Principal’s List earned grades of B+ or above in all courses; and students...

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Costanza Gets First Team Honors on the Northeast-10 Conference All-Conference Team

June 1, 2018
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Former St. Mary’s baseball star Matt Costanza was recently announced on the Northeast -10All Conference, taking First Team honors at the utility position, following an outstanding 2018 season on the hill, at bat and on the field. Matt led the Yellow Jackets in a few different categories, a batting average of .329, hitting 10...

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Breed Middle School Memorial Day Assembly

June 1, 2018
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Breed Middle School held a Memorial Day Assembly on May 25 to give thanks to our nation’s veterans, and honor Air National Guard veteran, David Solimine, Senior. “I graduated from here 68 years ago, so this is home for me,” said Solimine, Breed Middle School Class of 1950. “I thank the students for their...

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A Remarkable Turnaround

June 1, 2018
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The report released this past weekend by the environmental advocacy group Save the Harbor/Save the Bay (SH/SB) rating the water quality of the beaches in the Metropolitan Boston area once again shows that Massachusetts is a nationwide leader in providing a safe and outstanding recreational resource for its residents. For those of us who...

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Roca Celebrates 30 Years At Annual Breakfast

May 25, 2018
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Roca’s annual breakfast welcomed a packed house of local officials and supporters at the Intercontinental Hotel Monday morning, including former U.S. Secretary of Education John King, Jr., Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, House Speaker Robert DeLeo, and U.S. Congressman Michael Capuano. Roca, dedicated to transforming the lives of the highest-risk young men and women in...

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Warren Pitches a Perfect Game:Classical Freshman Makes History in Win over English

May 25, 2018
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When Lynn Classical’s All-Conference pitcher Tori Adams had to miss a few games due to an injury, coach Erica Richard turned to freshman Brooke Warren for the starting assignments. Warren, a talented southpaw who had excelled in Little League Softball, delivered in a big way. Warren tossed a perfect game last week, retiring all...

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Menervia Akers Hosts High Tea Gala at Lynn Museum

May 25, 2018
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This High Tea Party concept was created by Menervia Akers. She wanted to create a memorable event in the community during Mother’s Day weekend.  She presented the bold concept to Marcia Chrysostom of Lynn. We wanted to bring social events to the community…a great way to gather and socialize with friends and family.  We...

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YMCAs Adopting a Statewide Safety Around Water Initiative

May 25, 2018
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The YMCAs in Massachusetts have made a collective commitment to impact at-risk children by adopting a statewide Safety Around Water Initiative aimed at increasing water safety intelligence and strengthening overall water utilization practices in youth. Massachusetts YMCAs set out to accomplish this goal by utilizing $400,000 of their Fiscal Year 2018 Youth-at-Risk allocation to...

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Lynn City Council News

May 25, 2018
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Lynn City Council adds Hood Elementary School to list of the city’s education facilities slated to be improved The Lynn City Council approved a bond authorization of $5.8 million for upgrades to the the Hood Elementary School at Tuesday night’s meeting. The school, located on Oakwood Avenue, will get a new roof, windows and...

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Help End Distracted Driving

May 25, 2018
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Glancing at that new text message on your phone. Scrolling through satellite radio stations to find the right song. Adjusting your GPS to find a new route.  Any of these activities momentarily takes your attention away from driving – you are a distracted driver. Every year, there are thousands of crashes caused by distracted...

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Memorial Day Is A Time for Reflection

May 25, 2018
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The Memorial Day weekend is upon us, a three-day weekend that for most Americans marks the start of the summer season. Many will celebrate appropriately with barbecues and outdoor activities with family and friends. However, amidst our festivities, we should not forget that Memorial Day is America’s most solemn national holiday, marking our nation’s...

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Sports 05-22-2018

May 25, 2018
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Classical coach Richard looking forward to Holland Softball Tournament By Cary Shuman The Lynn Classical softball team has some momentum heading into the Holland Memorial Softball Tournament that begins Saturday at Grace Rogato Field. The Lady Rams reached their goal of qualifying for the State Tournament last Saturday with a 5-1 win over Saugus....

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English Softball in Action

May 17, 2018
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English Softball in Action

Lynn English’s Amanda Martinez looks to tag out Everett’s Kloey Cardillo at first during Mondays game in Lynn.

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It’s Official:St Mary’s Leadership Transition Set

May 17, 2018
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It’s Official:St Mary’s Leadership Transition Set

St. Mary’s announced the timeline of when the new leadership team will begin its work. John Dolan will assume the position of head of school at St. Mary’s School on June 1, while David Angeramo will start as associate head of school on July 1, according to board of trustees chair William Mosakowski. Mary...

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Lynn Man Arrested in Warhol Painting Fraud Case

May 17, 2018
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Celebrated artist Andy Warhol once claimed that everyone will be famous for 15 minutes. Well, a Lynn man is getting is 15 minutes of fame in connection with a bizarre story that allegedly includes the taking of two Warhol paintings from an acquaintance in South Korea and then allegedly trying to sell fake versions...

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Hoffman Announces 13th Annual LETV High School Awards Program

May 17, 2018
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John Hoffman, sportscaster for LETV/Channel 15, has announced that the 13th annual LETV/Channel 15 All-Star Sports Awards Banquet will be held on Sunday, May 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Lynn Classical High School. Awards will be presented to student-athletes from Lynn Classical, Lynn English, Lynn Tech, and St. Mary’s High School in recognition of...

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Gannon Golf Report:Head Professional David Sibley is Available for Golf Lessons

May 17, 2018
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The golf season has arrived at Gannon Municipal Golf Course, and in addition to his other responsibilities as the head golf professional at the Lynn facility, David Sibley is available as an instructor of golf lessons for beginners and long-time players. “We do a lot of short-game (putting, chipping) lessons at Gannon,” said Sibley....

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Local Basketball Officials Pay Tribute to Richard Feinberg

May 17, 2018
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Area basketball referees are fondly remembering one of their colleagues, Richard Feinberg, who was a longtime official and commissioner of the Dual County League. Mr. Feinberg, who was a beloved teacher at Chelsea High School and Northeast Regional Vocational High School in Wakefield and a former member of the Swampscott School Committee, died on...

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DPW to Launch Second Year of the Recycling IQ Program

May 17, 2018
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The Lynn DPW is launching the second year of a program called the “Recycling IQ Kit” on May 29 that will run for 16 weeks through the second week of September. The goal of the program is to “Increase” the “Quality” of the recycling collected at the curbside by raising the “Recycling IQ” of...

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