Super Haircuts Sunday February 2nd at Sport Clips

January 28, 2014
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Sport Clips Haircuts, a hairstyling venue where men and boys are treated to an “MVP Experience” in a sports-themed environment,  is offering its customers a special on haircuts Sunday February 2nd before the big football game. Even though our local team won’t be in New York, we’ll still have a super deal for you....

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St. Mary’s High School Boys Basketball Youth Night

January 21, 2014
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  Friday 01/24/14 at St. Mary’s High School All children 8th grade or younger get in St. Mary’s boys basketball game game for Free. Varsity game starts at 6:30PM

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Stinson’s Milestone Moment: Lynn English Basketball Star Reaches 1,000 Points

January 21, 2014
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Stinson’s Milestone Moment: Lynn English Basketball Star Reaches 1,000 Points

Lynn English senior Catherine Stinson has been playing basketball since she was four years old – and she’s been very good at it for a long time. “She’s worked hard at everything she has done and was always at the park – Flax Pond, Marian Gardens, Pine Hill, the Meadows – since she was...

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MLK Service Day Draws More than 200 Volunteers: Volunteer Service Honors the Legacy of Dr. King with Project Around the City

January 21, 2014
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MLK Service Day Draws More than 200 Volunteers: Volunteer Service Honors the Legacy of Dr. King with Project Around the City

The Third Annual Lynn Community MLK Jr. Service Day got an early start Monday morning, as volunteers gathered at Girls Inc. beginning around 9 a.m. to get their orientation and volunteer assignments and get to work. Martin Luther King Jr. Service Day was begun by Americorps nearly a decade ago, as a way to...

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Traffic Study Finds Possible Impacts from New Marshall Middle School: Final Study Results Not yet Available

January 21, 2014
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The initial finding of a traffic study being completed as part of the new Marshall Middle School project, have identified a potential traffic impact at the corner of Brookline and Chatham streets, as a negative impact of the project. The intersection, which is currently lightly traveled – could see cars exiting Brookline Street stacking...

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He Had a Dream: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King

January 21, 2014
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Despite the countless number of times that we have heard Dr. Martin Luther King’s speeches on TV news shows and specials over the past 50 years (okay, we’re revealing how old we are), we never fail to feel a chill run through us when we listen to his words in that distinctive voice and...

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Obituaries 01-21-2014

January 21, 2014
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Florence T. (St. Laurent) Cole of Lynn Florence T. (St. Laurent) Cole, 87, of Lynn and formerly of Rockport, died Jan. 17 after a lengthy illness. She was the beloved wife of the late George L. Cole, her husband of 67 years who predeceased her by one week. Born in Lynn, she was the...

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Penguin Plunge

January 14, 2014
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Penguin Plunge

Lynn Penguins had their annual New Year’s Day swim at King’s Beach. Lynn Penguins generously donated $260 to support the Friends of Lynn & Nahant Beach.

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Lynn Inaugural Exercises

January 14, 2014
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Lynn Inaugural Exercises

Councilors-at-Large Buzzy Barton and Brendan Crighton provide a ceremonial escort for Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy in to Lynn Auditorium as spectators respond with a standing ovation.

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Undefeated And Maybe Unstoppable: Hogan’s Lady Bulldogs Just Keep On Winning

January 14, 2014
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Undefeated And Maybe Unstoppable: Hogan’s Lady Bulldogs Just Keep On Winning

The Lynn English girls basketball team is ranked as high as No. 2 in the state in one poll. Coach Fred Hogan’s Lady Bulldogs won the Boverini Christmas Tournament, handing superpower St. Mary’s its only loss of the season in the championship game. When coach Fed Hogan walked in to scout the Braintree-Newton North...

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200 Volunteers Expected For 3rd Annual Lynn Coalition For MLK Service Day

January 14, 2014
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Lynn Coalition’s third annual ‘Service Day’ in honor of the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. being held on Monday, January 20, is expected to draw at least 200 volunteers to dozens of service projects across Lynn and the surrounding North Shore area. According to organizers, the event, which has grown each year since its...

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City Schedules Flu Vaccination Clinics In Response To Reporting: Clinics Scheduled For Jan. 16 And Jan. 25

January 14, 2014
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The Lynn Health Clinic has scheduled two flu clinics this month in response to widespread reporting of influenza around the state. The federal Center for Disease Control (CDC) reported at the beginning of the month that Massachusetts in one of 25 states that had seen a significant increase in reported cases of flu prior...

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Mayor Kennedy’s Inaugural Address Sets The Tone For The Year Ahead

January 14, 2014
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Lynn Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy set the standard of excellence for which all mayoral inaugural addresses will be judged. The mayor’s speech was brilliant and original and stood out as a personal call for a strong working relationship with the newly elected Lynn City Council so the city can continue to move forward as...

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Obituaries 01-14-2014

January 14, 2014
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Jeanette Kallery Mother of Living Rosary and Devotee of the Blessed Mother Theresa Jeanette J. (Swencka) Donovan Kallery died January 6 at the Life Care Center of the North Shore. She was 101 years old. She was born in Lynn on July 4, the daughter of the late Anthony and Sadie (Obidzienska) Swencki and...

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First Nor’easter of 2014

January 7, 2014
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First Nor’easter of 2014

A major Nor’easter hit the region Thursday and Friday, dropping 15 inches of snow on the city. In the photo above, motorists make their way through the downtown business district.

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Queen of the Ring: Amber Siriani Wins Boxing Promotion Contest

January 7, 2014
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Queen of the Ring: Amber Siriani Wins Boxing Promotion Contest

Amber Siriani has trained in boxing and she’s now’s ready to step into the ring. But the 18-year-old Lynn resident won’t be fighting. Instead she will be carrying one of the round cards inside the ring after winning the American Fighting Organization (AFO) Ring Card Girl Contest Saturday night at The Greatest Bar in...

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Mucciarone Reaches a Milestone: St. Mary’s Hoop Star Nets Her 1,000th Point

January 7, 2014
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Mucciarone Reaches a Milestone: St. Mary’s Hoop Star Nets Her 1,000th Point

From the moment this North Reading youth basketball phenom stepped on the court for St. Mary’s High School, it was clear that she could do the single most important thing in the game: score points. A prolific long-range shooter, Jennie Mucciarone could also dribble, drive, and pass with the best of them, thus earning...

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A Year of Growth and Stability: From Mayoral Election to New Development, Lynn Prospered in 2013

January 7, 2014
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In looking back over the previous year, there are only a handful of stories that can truly be called the ‘Top Stories of 2013’. First let’s look at our top three stories for 2013 and then we can discuss each in turn. The Mayoral Election dominated news coverage in the city from mid-June through...

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Good Luck to Lynn Officials in 2014

January 7, 2014
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The City of Lynn welcomed its governmental leaders into office Monday at an impressive inauguration ceremony. Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy has led the city to great heights the past four years and Lynn appears poised for even greater days ahead. We congratulate all of our elected officials and wish them well as they lead...

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The Casino Licensing Process

January 7, 2014
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Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy brought city leaders together at an event to show Lynn and other area communities’ support for the proposed Mohegan Sun hotel/casino at Suffolk Downs. There is no question that the Massachusetts Gaming Commission’s granting of a casino license for the Greater Boston region – Mohegan Sun and the Wynn Group...

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Obituaries 01-07-2014

January 7, 2014
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Alfons Szankowski Served in Polish Army Under British Command During World War II; Worked on Preparing Parts for Apollo Space Program Alfons Szankowski of Lynn died peacefully on Saturday, December 28 after a long fulfilled life surrounded by his loving family. He was 90 years old. Born, raised and educated in Grudzien, Poland, he...

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Essex Heritage and Salem Maritime Team up to Help Lynn Students Connect to History

December 31, 2013
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Essex Heritage and Salem Maritime Team up to Help Lynn Students Connect to History

Three separate classes of English Language Learner students from Lynn Classical High School recently took part in a new educational program, “Salem and Global Trade,” led by education coordinators from Essex Heritage and Salem Maritime National Historic Site.  Utilizing primary source documents, maps, trade goods, and websites on international trade, the program is a...

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Jean Halloran Is Remembered Fondly by Family and Friends

December 31, 2013
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Jean Halloran Is Remembered Fondly by Family and Friends

Jean A. Halloran was remembered as a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend during memorial observances last week. Mrs. Halloran, a Lynn resident and Woburn native, died suddenly after being stricken at her home on Dec. 21. She was 73. At the funeral Mass on Dec. 27 at Our Lady of Assumption Church in...

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Vanessa Lacey Hits a High Mark on the Lanes: the Daughter of All-time Bowling Great Al Lacey Breaks 400

December 31, 2013
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Vanessa Lacey Hits a High Mark on the Lanes: the Daughter of All-time Bowling Great Al Lacey Breaks 400

If you know Lynn candlepin bowling, you know the name Lacey. Al Lacey appeared on Channel 5’s “Candlepin Bowling Stars” show and other TV showcases more than 25 times. He is a professional bowler in every sense, taking his rightful place alongside Lynn legends such as Tom Cennami, Jim Barber, Joe Tavernese, George Raymond,...

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