‘Ghosts of Lynn’ to Take over Central Square Thursday: Afternoon Traffic Restrictions Will Be in Place

July 21, 2014
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The culmination of a months-long art project that also served as a collaboration between Raw Art Works, Centerboard and the Lynn Museum, will be unveiled to the public Thursday afternoon, July 17, and will likely force some change to normal traffic patterns. “Ghosts of Lynn” is an art project that utilized the talents of...

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Thank You to the Agganis Foundation

July 21, 2014
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Congratulations to the Harry Agganis Foundation on another successful Agganis Week. The Foundation presented 19 scholarships worth a total of $65,000, bringing the overall total to $1,627,000 in scholarships to 897 student-athletes since 1955. Agganis Week has become the premier sports extravaganza for graduating seniors in this region. It’s the last opportunity for many...

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From Our Readers

July 21, 2014
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Very disappointed To The Editor: I am deeply disappointed by the recent actions of Michael Lindsay, President of Gordon College.  Mr. Lindsay recently signed a letter asking President Obama for a religious exemption from the law banning employment discrimination against gay and lesbian workers. programs for Lynn elementary students. The policies of the Lynn...

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Lynn Students Receive Scholarships for Health and Science Studies

July 21, 2014
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Twin sisters from Lynn English and a Lynn Tech student were this year’s recipients of the Richard and Ellen Penley Health and Science Scholarship. Megan Hansen, Karina Ross and Karla Ross were presented the scholarship by Richard Penley, who has been awarding it since 2008 to students who plan to study health, science or...

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Lynn Celebrates the Fourth

July 11, 2014
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Lynn Celebrates the Fourth

Mother Nature briefly intervened with some inclement weather but Lynn residents finally had the opportunity to view the annual Fourth of July fireworks exhibition as part of the city’s observance of the 238th birthday of the United States of America.

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From NYU to NSMT: Eller Set to Star in ‘The Little Mermaid’

July 11, 2014
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From NYU to NSMT: Eller Set to Star in ‘The Little Mermaid’

Adrienne Eller had a most interesting journey to the lead role in the New England premiere of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” that opened this week at North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly. Eller was initially cast in the ensemble but NSMT Producer Bill Hanney hadn’t found the right person to play ‘Ariel’ so Associate...

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Wyoma in District 16 Final: Alcock, Anderson Hit Game-winning Home Runs

July 11, 2014
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Wyoma in District 16 Final: Alcock, Anderson Hit Game-winning Home Runs

The Wyoma Little League All-Star team is ready for the District 16 championship round tonight (Thursday) after winning four straight games and emerging from the winners’ bracket. Manager Rick Anderson’s contingent can lay claim to the district title with a victory over defending champion Peabody West, who ousted upstart Lynn Shore in the losers’...

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Patricia Hebert Named New Drewicz Principal

July 11, 2014
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Superintendent Dr. Catherine C. Latham announced the appointment of Patricia Hebert as principal of Drewicz Elementary School. Hebert had been serving as Program Specialist at Ingalls Elementary School. Hebert holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s in education from Salem State University, with double majors in elementary education and psychology.  She is licensed by...

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A Great Tribute to John Hoffman

July 11, 2014
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In a first-class tribute to a first-class sportsman, long-time Lynn resident John Hoffman was honored at a special  dinner at the Nahant Country Club on June 19. First, we must commend dinner chair Al Melanson for putting together such a wonderful program. Master of Ceremonies Paul Halloran, former sports editor of the Daily Item,...

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Lynn Breakers Girls Soccer Head for International Play

July 11, 2014
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The Lynn Breakers U-18 Girls Soccer team fared well at this weekend’s Massachusetts Tournament of Champions winning 2 games and dropping 1. They finished their season with an overall record of 13-2, including tournament play. The Breakers easily won their first game 5-0 over Gateway Regional from the Pioneer Valley dominating play from the...

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Gannon Junior Golf Clinic Returns

July 11, 2014
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The Gannon Junior Golf Clinic is continuing under the leadership of golf pro Dave Sibley at the Gannon Municipal Golf Course. Sibley is carrying on the popular youth golfing tradition that former pro Mike Foster oversaw during his reign at Gannon. The clinic is held Monday mornings and is free of charge. Instruction is...

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Obituaries 07-10-2014

July 11, 2014
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Florence Tomczykowski Retired Lynn School Department Secretary Florence J. (Kolodziej) Tomczykowski of Lynn died July 4 at The Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers after a long illness. Born in Lynn she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (Pacewicz) Kolodziej and loving wife of Henry Tomczykowski with whom she shared 63 years...

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Fila Steps down as English Softball Coach

July 3, 2014
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Fila Steps down as English Softball Coach

Alisa Fila, head coach of the Lynn English High School softball team for 23 seasons, has stepped down from the position. Fila took over the Bulldogs’ softball program in 1992 following a successful playing career at English, where she was an All-Star on back-to-back Northeastern Conference championship teams in 1983 and 1984, UMass/Amherst where...

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Supporting Rep. Crighton

July 3, 2014
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Supporting Rep. Crighton

A large group of supporters joined candidate for state representative Brendan Crighton at the opening of his campaign headquarters on Myrtle Street Tuesday night.

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Agganis All-star Game

July 3, 2014
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Agganis All-star Game

Lynn was well represented in the 53rd Agganis All-Star Football Game at Manning Field. Pictured, from left, are Agganis South All-Stars Roberto Brown (Tech), Zach Lozzi (English), Chris Tinkham (English), Romario Louidhon (Classical), Brad Scuzzarella (Classical), Chris Lessard (English), Daniel Kane (English), and Kenneth Kuhn (Classsical).

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New DPW Commissioner Hall

July 3, 2014
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New DPW Commissioner Hall

Newly appointed Lynn DPW Commissioner Andy Hall is pictured with Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy and members of his proud family at the oath-of-office ceremony at the Mayor’s office.

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Speaker DeLeo to Visit Lynn Chamber

July 3, 2014
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Massachusetts Speaker of the House, Robert DeLeo will address the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce on the morning of Monday, July 21 at St. Mary’s Library, beginning with registration, continental breakfast and networking at 8:00am. The formal program will begin promptly at 8:30am. The cost to attend this event is $20 for members and...

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Enjoy a Safe and Sane Fourth

July 3, 2014
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Back at the turn of the last century (i.e., 1900), newspapers exhorted their readers to observe a “safe and sane” Fourth of July. That’s because in communities big and small all across America, the founding of our nation had become a popular excuse for roving groups of young men to engage in mayhem of...

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Ward Estate & Family Law Joins LACC

July 3, 2014
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Brendan Ward, the founder of Ward Estate & Family Law recently joined the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce. Located at 616 Washington Street, Suite # 6 in Lynn, Ward founded his own firm Ward Estate & Family Law to serve families with young children in a new and innovative ways. Brendan’s practice gives families...

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Women in Networking Huge Success

July 3, 2014
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Over 50 business women and men from around the North Shore recently attended the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce Women in Networking event that showcased three female college presidents. Topics discussed was the further improvements for the female workforce, the cost of higher education, strategic partnerships for their institutions future and their work –life...

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LynnCAM Ushers in a New Era: Tv Station Expands Programming, Undergoes Renovations at Its Studio

June 25, 2014
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LynnCAM Ushers in a New Era: Tv Station Expands Programming, Undergoes Renovations at Its Studio

LynnCAM, the Lynn cable television station that reaches an estimated 40,000 households, is ushering in a new era at its headquarters at 527 Western Ave. Sean Donahue, operations manager, said the staff is painting its offices and redesigning its members’ area, positive changes that coincide with expanded programming and an increase in membership. “We...

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LACC to Host ‘Mayor’s Address’ June 27

June 25, 2014
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LACC to Host ‘Mayor’s Address’ June 27

The Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce, representing the business communities of Lynn, Lynnfield, Nahant and Swampscott will host the annual “Mayor’s Address to the LACC” on Friday, June 27th at the Porthole Restaurant, 98 The Lynnway, with registration, networking and breakfast beginning at 7:30am followed by the formal program from 8:00am – 9:00am. Doors...

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Lynn’s Premier TV Sports Show: Jessica Starbard Is a Personality to Watch

June 25, 2014
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Lynn’s Premier TV Sports Show: Jessica Starbard Is a Personality to Watch

LynnCAM operations manager Sean Donahue is proud of the station’s signature sports show, “LynnMA Sportscast,” and deservedly so. Donahue is co-host of the show with Lynn resident and Northeastern University graduate Jessica Starbard, whose professionalism and knowledge of sports are getting noticed citywide. “Jessica is phenomenal,” said Donahue. “She has a work ethic that...

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The SJC Decision

June 25, 2014
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Tuesday’s decision by the Supreme Judiclal Court ordering that the question of whether Massachusetts can issue licenses for casino gambling must be placed before the voters for a referendum in November is one of seismic proportions, with the epicenter situated right here in the Lynn-Everett-Chelsea-East Boston-Revere-Winthrop area and its reverberations extending throughout the state....

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