Remember Those in Need

November 24, 2016
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For the vast majority of Americans, Thanksgiving and the holiday season is a joyous time when the abundance that life offers is most apparent in a wealthy nation such as ours. But the sad reality for many of our fellow citizens is that the holiday season brings little, if any, joy. Those who are...

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Happy Thanksgiving

November 24, 2016
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Thanksgiving is the ultimate family-centered holiday. Thanksgiving has no religious connotations, no national-celebration connotations, and no required gift-giving. It asks nothing more from each of us than just showing up (other than for the person who is doing all the cooking) and enjoying the company of our family and friends and then having a...

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Honoring Veterans

November 18, 2016
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Honoring Veterans

The LEHS Marine Corps, Jr. ROTC did a drill presentation during the Lynn Veterans Day ceremony in front of a large American Flag that adorned the stage on Friday, Nov. 11, in City Hall.

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St Mary’s Football Team Earns Super Bowl Bid:Spartans Defeat Stoneham, 16-6, to Win North Title

November 18, 2016
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St Mary’s Football Team Earns Super Bowl Bid:Spartans Defeat Stoneham, 16-6, to Win North Title

By Cary Shuman The St. Mary’s High School football team has had one of the highest-scoring offenses in Massachusetts this season, averaging more than five touchdowns  a game. But with two of the team’s most explosive performers sidelined with injuries for the Division 3A North final against Stoneham, head coach Matt Durgin needed his...

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Meldrum Reaches Personal Milestone at Her Seaport Salon and Day Spa

November 18, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Susan Meldrum opened Seaport Salon and Day Spa at its Seaport Landing location 11 years ago this month. The number “11” has plenty of significance to Meldrum. “Both my parents, John and Josephine Mulvihill, were born in the eleventh month (November),” said the 58-year-old business owner. “My parents had three grandchildren...

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Lynn Gets $1.2 Million to Support Lynnway Development

November 18, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The City of Lynn was awarded a $1.2 million MassWorks grant from the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development (HED) on Monday, as Secretary Jay Ash of HED visited the city to announce the award and discuss the city’s on-going development. The MassWorks grant was specifically awarded to the...

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Council Discusses Taxes:Budget Shortfall May Lead to Lay-Offs,Override

November 18, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Lynn City Council met for close to two hours Tuesday night with Lynn Chief Financial Officer Peter Caron, in an effort to get a handle on the depth and breadth of the city’s financial challenges, as the city prepares to set the 2017 tax rate and deal with a...

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November is National Family Caregiver Month

November 18, 2016
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Debby Segil, LICSW, who has directed the Family Caregiver Support Program at Greater Lynn Senior Services (GLSS) for nearly 15 years, likes to quote former first lady Rosalynn Carter, who once said:  “There are just four kinds of people in the world:  Those who were caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will...

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The Concert Singers to Perform with Occasional Brass Quintet

November 18, 2016
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The Concert Singers of Greater Lynn announce their 38th pair of holiday concerts. Featured works include Boston composer Daniel Pinkham’s “Christmas Cantata” and Lynn composer Javier Marquez’s “Gloria in Excelsis.” Also included are Hanukah songs, Christmas music from the Renaissance through the 21st century and a community carol sing. The program will be accompanied...

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K Security Systems Join LACC

November 18, 2016
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Jim Keighley has over 20 years in the security industry holding a NICET Level III Fire Alarm Nicet Certification. He  has been a journeyman electrician for 18 years and holds a master electrician’s license. In addition, Keighley has been a member of many local and national  industry organizations such as CSAA (Central Station  Alarm...

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Coppinger Elected Sheriff of Essex County

November 11, 2016
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Coppinger Elected Sheriff of Essex County

By Cary Shuman Lynn Police Chief Kevin Coppinger defeated three other candidates to win the race for Sheriff of Essex County in the general election Tuesday. Coppinger, a member of the LPD for 33 years, completed a masterfully run campaign with a humble victory speech before a room full of supporters at the Porthole...

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Representative Donald Wong Wins Re-Election

November 11, 2016
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Representative Donald Wong Wins Re-Election

By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Incumbent Republican State Representative Donald Wong, who represents two precincts in Lynn, as well as Saugus and Wakefield in the 9th Essex District, won a decisive re-election campaign Tuesday night, despite losing just over 53-percent of the votes cast in Lynn. “It feels good to win,” Representative Wong said after...

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Let’s Remember — And Thank — Our Veterans

November 11, 2016
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This Friday, November 11, marks the annual observance of Veterans Day. The holiday originated as Armistice Day in 1919 to mark the first anniversary of the end of World War I, which formally was concluded on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month in 1918. The first world war was...

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Sports 11-08-2016

November 11, 2016
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Johnson (5 TDs), St Mary’s advance to North final St. Mary’s of Lynn continued its domination of Division 3A opponents when the team overpowered fourth-seeded Lynnfield 44-24 Friday night, Nov. 4, at Manning Field. The Spartans take on another group of Spartans–the surprising Stoneham High Spartans – Friday night, Nov. 11, at Manning Bowl...

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Obituaries 11-08-2016

November 11, 2016
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Thomas David Rayndles US Postal Service retiree, jazz and sports enthusiast and well known area musician Thomas David Rayndles of Lynn passed away November 2 after a long and courageous battle with Parkinsons Disease. He was 86 years old.  He was born May 20 1930, the youngest of three children of Aaron (from Louisiana)...

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The 2016 Election – What’s on the Ballot?

November 4, 2016
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Q.1 Expanded Slot Machine Gambling This proposed law would allow the state Gaming Commission to issue one additional category 2 license which would permit operation of a gaming establishment with no table games and not more than 1,250 slot machines. The proposed law would authorize the Commission to request applications for additional license to...

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St Mary’s Rolls in to North Semifinals

November 4, 2016
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St Mary’s Rolls in to North Semifinals

By Cary Shuman If you’re a St. Mary’s High School supporter, you may want to keep the first Saturday in December open on your calendar. The sensational Spartans kept their dream season heading in the right direction with a 52-8 rout of Winthrop in the Division 3A North quarterfinals Friday night at Manning Field....

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State Ballot Questions May Provide Best Incentive to Vote

November 4, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. With polls across the country showing that the two major party candidates for President are hugely unpopular, and with Massachusetts being a firmly Democratic stronghold in national elections, the appeal of this voting season for voters seems iffy at-best, especially in cities like Everett that have no contested down ballot...

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Lynn Voters Taking Advantage Of Early Voting Option

November 4, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Lynn and Massachusetts voters had their first opportunity to vote in 2016 Presidential Election beginning on Monday, October 24, thanks to new Early Voting legislation that sought to reverse decades of diminishing voter turnouts and make voting easier and more accessible to more people. With two days left for early...

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Greater Lynn Senior Services Celebrates its 40th Anniversary

November 4, 2016
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Greater Lynn Senior Services celebrated its 40th anniversary with a festive cocktail reception at the Lynn Museum on Thursday evening, October 13, 2016.  In attendance were a number of elected officials; many partners with whom the agency has collaborated over the years; members of the five councils on aging in Lynn, Lynnfield, Nahant, Saugus,...

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Lynn Chamber to Host Opioid Workshop November 18

November 4, 2016
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The Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce will host a regional forum entitled, “Opioid Addiction in the Workplace: Challenges Employers/Employees Face & What You Need to Know” on Friday, November 18th at the Peabody Marriott, 8 Centennial Drive in Peabody beginning with registration and breakfast at 8:15am, followed by the formal program from 9am –...

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Camp Fire North Shore Celebrates Lights On Afterschool

November 4, 2016
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Camp Fire North Shore invited students and families enrolled in their after school programs reflect on why these programs are important to them, what their favorite part of Camp Fire is, and what makes a happy after school camper. This activity was part of the 17th annual Lights On Afterschool nationwide, where over 8,000...

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Gov Baker — A Profile in Courage

November 4, 2016
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With Republican office-holders abandoning their support of GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump like the proverbial rats leaving a sinking ship, Massachusetts residents can be proud that our Governor, Charlie Baker, was among the very first prominent Republicans (he was number four, according to a recent article in the New York Times) to state on...

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Study the Ballot Questions

November 4, 2016
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Q.1 Expanded Slot Machine Gambling This proposed law would allow the state Gaming Commission to issue one additional category 2 license which would permit operation of a gaming establishment with no table games and not more than 1,250 slot machines. The proposed law would authorize the Commission to request applications for additional license to...

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