St. Mary’s Claims North Sectional Title: Nowicki, Fisher pace Spartans to 8-5 Victory over Amesbury in Final

June 12, 2014
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St. Mary’s Claims North Sectional Title: Nowicki, Fisher pace Spartans to 8-5 Victory over Amesbury in Final

The Amesbury Indians were chipping away at St. Mary’s early lead but coach Colleen Newbury had her closer warming up in the bullpen. And Mia Nowicki, the freshman phenom who has averaged close to two strikeouts per inning this season, did her job efficiently. Nowicki struck out seven in 3 2/3 innings to lock...

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Class of 2014

June 12, 2014
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Class of 2014

Kristin Lauria blows a kiss to family members during commencement ceremonies at Lynn Classical High School on Friday, June 6. Both Lynn Classical and Lynn English held graduation exercises on Friday morning, with Lynn Tech having its ceremonies on Thursday evening.

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Somerville Eatery Looking to Expand into Lynn: R.F. O’Sullivan’s Burger Grill and Pub Bids on Former Kevin’s Corner Property

June 12, 2014
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Richard “Frank” Sullivan, owner of R.F. O’Sullivan & Son’s Burger Grill and Pub in Somerville, was the only bidder to make an offer to the city of Lynn to purchase the former Kevin’s Corner pub on Central Avenue in Lynn’s downtown. The Swampscott resident and 23-year owner and proprietor of the popular Somerville burger...

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Marshall Middle School Breaks Ground: Construction Project Two Take next Two Years

June 12, 2014
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The long anticipated start of construction of the new Marshall Middle School on Brookline Street began this week, as heavy construction vehicles began preparing the site for a summer of pile driving activity and Lynn elected officials and educators huddled together to mark the construction with a ground breaking ceremony. The new 1,100 student...

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A Won-Drew-Ful Experience: St. Mary’s Scholar-athlete DiMaiti Will Attend Tufts

June 12, 2014
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Drew DiMaiti’s accomplishments on the athletic field at St. Mary’s High School may have only been surpassed by his academic achievements. A three-sport standout and two-sport captain who earned 15 varsity letters, DiMaiti was still representing the school he has treasured for years this past Saturday, finishing as the second-best hurdler in Massachusetts at...

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Obituaries 06-12-2014

June 12, 2014
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John Labuk Retired Warehouse Foreman John F. Labuk of Lynn lost his valiant fight against cancer and died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on June 7. A lifelong resident of Lynn, he was born in Lynn in November of 1944, the son of the late Frank and Helen (Misiura) Labuk. He graduated...

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Event Hosted by the LCA

June 6, 2014
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Event Hosted by the LCA

Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy and Mary Trahan, president of the Lynn Community Association, are pictured at the Mayor’s State of the City Address event hosted by the LCA Saturday at the Lynn Public Library.

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Endorses Richard Tisei at Lynn Event Tuesday: Chamber VP Says Tierney Is ‘hostile’ to Job Creators

June 6, 2014
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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Endorses Richard Tisei at Lynn Event Tuesday: Chamber VP Says Tierney Is ‘hostile’ to Job Creators

Richard Tisei is the only candidate in the Massachusetts Sixth District who will “kick-start job creation and bring quality jobs to Massachusetts,” Rob Engstrom, vice president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, told a crowd of Tisei supporters at Wayne Alarm Systems in Lynn. Engstrom was speaking today at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s...

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Hometown Pitcher Gauthier to Start Navigators’ Home Opener

June 6, 2014
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Hometown Pitcher Gauthier to Start Navigators’ Home Opener

Hailing from as far as California and Missouri, college players traveled great distances to make it to the North Shore Navigators’ first practice on June 1. But for University of Hartford sophomore Kyle Gauthier, the trek to Frasier Field doesn’t stretch outside the city he was born and raised in. Returning for his second...

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Former City Comptroller pace Awarded $962,000 from Jury: City Weighing Appeal, as pace Plans to Ask for Triple Damages

June 6, 2014
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Former Lynn Comptroller and one time interim Chief Financial Officer John Pace got the verdict he was looking for last week in his lawsuit against the city of Lynn, after a Superior Court jury found that his 2011 firing but former Lynn CFO Richard Fortucci was for “A spiteful, malignant purpose unrelated to the...

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Congratulations to Our Graduates

June 4, 2014
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Graduation season is upon us, the time of year in which communities all across America celebrate the accomplishments of our young adults who will be receiving their high school diplomas. Graduation is a bittersweet time, marking both an ending and a beginning. For the grads, they will realize that the past four years, which they began as adolescents, are now culminating as they reach...

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St. Mary’s Celebrates State Championship Season

June 4, 2014
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The 2013-14 St. Mary’s High School girls basketball team celebrated its Division 3 state championship season at an awards banquet May 28 at the Gannon Golf Course. Head coach Jeff Newhall presented awards to the players in recognition of their individual achievements and the team’s state title. St. Mary’s won the KSA Classic at...

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Obituaries 06-05-2014

June 4, 2014
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Max Garcia-Aguilar Retired Mechanic Max Garcia-Aguilar of Lynn died at home on June 1 after a brief illness surrounded by his loving family. He was 83 years old. Born in Guatemala, the son of the late Leoncio and Maria Filomena (Solis) Garcia and the husband of the late Ana M. “Molina” Garcia, he was...

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Setting His Sights on the City: Richard Tisei Reaches out to Lynn Voters for the 6th District Congressional Election

May 28, 2014
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Setting His Sights on the City: Richard Tisei Reaches out to Lynn Voters for the 6th District Congressional Election

Richard Tisei was closing in on an upset on election night in the 2012 Congressional race in the Sixth District. But the Lynn vote would prove to be very crucial as Congressman John Tierney bested Tisei by a wide margin in the city, carrying the 16-year incumbent to a hard-fought victory over the former...

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Lynn Residents Observe Memorial Day

May 28, 2014
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Lynn Residents Observe Memorial Day

The City of Lynn Girls Scouts are pictured before the Memorial Day Parade that took place Monday. The Scouts, who are under the overall leadership of service unit manager Eileen Browne, joined in the city’s tribute to those men and women who died in service to the country.

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College Presidents Featured Guests in “Women in Education”

May 28, 2014
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The Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce Women in Networking Committee presents “Women in Education” featuring three female powerhouses in the regional education industry. The networking and inspirational event will be held on Tuesday, June 10th at Marian Court College from 6:00pm – 8:00pm and will highlight the professional journeys of college presidents Patricia A...

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Thank You, Greater Lynn Babe Ruth Softball

May 28, 2014
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The John G. Holland Memorial Softball Tournament was a tremendous success and the sports community owes a debt of gratitude to the Greater Lynn Babe Ruth Softball organization for keeping this tournament going in such a positive manner. As St. Mary’s director of athletics Jeff Newhall, whose school won the tournament for the fifth...

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Congratulations, Lynn Youth Soccer

May 28, 2014
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And while on the subject of outstanding Lynn sports traditions, our congratulations go out to Lynn Youth Soccer for running one of the best youth soccer tournaments in the state each year. The crowds at Hood Park were substantial and supportive throughout the Memorial Day weekend, affirming that Lynn Youth Soccer runs a professional...

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St. Mary’s Wins Holland Tournament

May 28, 2014
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Chris Warren has built one of the finest softball programs in Massachusetts. This year’s surging Lynn Classical contingent arrived at the John Holland Memorial Tournament final with a six-game winning streak and shortstop Francesca Galeazzi winding down her storied three-sport athletic career. But Colleen Newbury and her St. Mary’s Spartans always seem to have...

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Judge Amy Nechtem Appointed Chief Justice of Mass. Juvenile Court

May 15, 2014
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Judge Amy Nechtem Appointed Chief Justice of Mass. Juvenile Court

Judge Amy L. Nechtem, who serves in the Essex County Juvenile Court in Lynn, has been appointed to a five-year term as Chief Justice of the Mass. Juvenile Court. Nechtem will succeed Chief Justice Michael F. Edgerton, whose term ends on July 30 when he reaches mandatory retirement. “I am pleased to announce the...

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Tierney Delivers News on FEMA Flood Maps and Insurance Rate Changes: Council Votes to Have Legal Department Appeal New Flood Plain Maps

May 15, 2014
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Tierney Delivers News on FEMA  Flood Maps and Insurance Rate Changes: Council Votes to Have Legal Department Appeal New Flood Plain Maps

US Congressman John Tierney was a guest at the Lynn City Council Tuesday night and he brought with him an update on the controversial FEMA flood plain maps and the Biggert-Waters Act, which will raise flood insurance premiums for homeowners living in the flood plain over the next several years. Tierney, who was asked...

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East Lynn Pop Warner to Host Carnival Fundraiser in July: Four-day Event Set for Keaney Park

May 15, 2014
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The Lynn City Council unanimously approved a petition to allow the East Lynn Pop Warner to host a Carnival at Keaney Park July 24-27, as a fund raiser to support the youth football program. However, the vote was not without controversy as one resident, Tony Hill of Memorial Park Drive, rose in opposition to...

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Congratulations, Judge Amy Nechtem

May 15, 2014
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We join the Lynn community and the distinguished members of the legal profession in congratulating Judge Amy Nechtem of the Essex County Juvenile Court in Lynn on her appointment as the Chief Justice of the Juvenile Court for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. We concur wholeheartedly with Trial Court Chief Justice Paula M. Carey who...

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Shave-A-Thon

May 8, 2014
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Shave-A-Thon

Sacred Heart principal Joanne Eagan (left) watches as seventh grader Mathias Haley cuts off the hair of Sacred Heart’s librarian/Spanish teacher Jim Lavecchio during Sacred Heart School’s Read-a-Thon festivities on April 30.

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