Thomsen Holding Court:Legendary NBA Writer from Swampscott Will Hold Book Signing in Winthrop

April 13, 2018
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Swampscott resident Ian Thomsen, one of the nation’s leading sportswriters for the past three decades, will be in Winthrop on April 19 to talk about his new book, “The Soul of Basketball: The Epic Showdown Between Lebron, Kobe, Doc and Dirk That Saved the NBA.” Thomas will be speaking about the book and his...

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Tech Students Help Honor America:Precision Machine Students Produce Cannons for Winners in the Boston Marathon Ruck March

April 13, 2018
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Lynn Tech students will be warming the hearts of U.S. military personnel, first responders and civilians at the Tough Ruck, an event on Saturday that is affiliated with the Boston Marathon. The students, under the direction of machine shop instructor Michael Pickering, are responsible for making the engraved, aluminum cannons that will be presented...

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Single-Family Home Approved, Carnival to Return to Keaney Park

April 13, 2018
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At Tuesday’s Lynn City Council meeting, the Council voted in favor of allowing a one-family home to be built on Collins Avenue in a business district, as well approving a carnival to return to Kearney Park in June. Thomas McGovern petitioned the Council to allow him to build a single-family home at 52 Collins...

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Two Massachusetts Moms say No to College Debt for Kids

April 13, 2018
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Last summer two friends were chatting about how expensive college tuition is these days and the impending mounds of debt their collective six kids were most likely going to be faced with. The conversation continued and one of the moms shared that she happened to be in the audience when Major Nippy Betz gave...

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8th Annual Significance Awards Nomination Season

April 13, 2018
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The 8th annual Lynn Historical Commission’s Significance Awards nomination season is underway.  Between now and noon, Friday April 13, the Lynn Historical Commission is accepting nominations for the June 5 Awards ceremony. The Significance Awards are bestowed each year to a deserving example of historic preservation in Lynn. The categories are Residential, Commercial, Public...

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Third Annual Explore NSCC: Access and Transition Fair

April 13, 2018
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Ninety Lynn Public Schools students attended the third annual Explore North Shore Community College (NSCC): Access and Transition Fair for Entering Students on April 6. Juniors and seniors from Lynn Vocational Technical Institute, Lynn Classical High School, Lynn English High School, and the Fecteau-Leary School experienced a day as a NSCC student. “They’ll get...

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Islamic Society of the North Shore Holds Open Mosque Day

April 13, 2018
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The Islamic Society of the North Shore “Masjid Us-Salam” held an “Ask A Muslim” Open Mosque Day Sunday at 35 Lynnfield St., Lynn. The Society welcomed a contingent of local dignitaries, headed by Mayor Thomas McGee, Sen. Brendan Crighton, Councilor-at-Large Brien Field, Police Chief Mike Mageary, Essex County Sheriff Kevin Coppinger, and Lynn Museum...

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Girls Inc of Lynn Annual Celebration Luncheon Today:Robert F Rivers, Chair and CEO of Eastern Bank to Receive Strong, Smart and Bold Award on Behalf of Eastern Bank

April 6, 2018
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When the doors open at the Hilton Doubletree in Danvers today at 11:30 a.m., hundreds of community leaders, elected officials, business men and women, girls and supporters of girls will unite to celebrate Girls Inc. 30th Annual Celebration luncheon. “We are thrilled to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2018 graduating class and our girl heroes....

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Council Vote Lays Groundwork for Recreational Marijuana Sales in Lynn

April 6, 2018
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As the state began accepting applications Monday for recreational marijuana shops to open in the Commonwealth, the Lynn City Council took a vote to lay the groundwork and zoning for adult recreational marijuana use. With pot sales expected to take off July 1, one of the biggest hurdles pot shop owners faced are city...

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Lynn English MC JROTC Holds Program Fundraiser

April 6, 2018
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The Lynn English MC JROTC team performs with fine precision at its best. The two drill teams – The Boys Armed Division and the Girls Unarmed Division – have earned multiple awards including championships for their diligence toward this program. The Lynn English Marine Corps JROTC Drill Team fundraiser event was for the JROTC...

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Martin Luther King Made Us All Better People

April 6, 2018
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This week — April 4 to be precise — marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King as he stood on a balcony of a Memphis motel room. Dr. King had come to Memphis to support striking sanitation workers, the majority of whom were black and underpaid. Dr. King is...

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City of Lynn Student Government Day

April 6, 2018
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A unique approach to Student Government Day was offered by the City of Lynn. Student representatives from each Lynn high school learned about the functions of city government and participated in a mock City Council meeting and a mock School Committee meeting. Greetings came from Mayor Thomas McGee, Sen. Brendan Crighton, Superintendent of Schools...

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Brendan Crighton Inaugurated as Lynn’s State Senator

April 6, 2018
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Brendan Crighton took the oath of office as the state senator for the Third Essex District during an inauguration ceremony at the State House in Boston. Crighton was elected in April to the seat that was held previously by Mayor Thomas McGee. Senate President Harriette Chandler administered the oath of office in front of...

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Lynn Firefighter Mike Dollard Honored at Retirement Party

April 6, 2018
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Mike Dollard celebrated 41 years on the Lynn Fire Department with his family and friends at a retirement party on March 31 at Old Tyme Italian Cuisine. Mike was born and raised in Lynn. He graduated from Lynn Tech. He was the son of the late Cecile Dollard. Mike was appointed to the Lynn...

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Sacred Heart School Students Donate Easter Baskets to Lynn Shelter Association

April 6, 2018
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Sacred Heart School students created 41 Easter baskets and donated them to children at the Lynn Shelter Association. Leslie Duhamel, fifth grade teacher and advisor to the Student Council, said the effort was part of the school’s Lenten project. “Every classroom participated, bringing in goodies for the baskets, as well as the baskets and...

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English Senior Ezemba Receives IAABO Board 130 Courage Award

April 6, 2018
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Lynn English senior basketball captain Dorothy Ezemba was the recipient of the IAABO Board 130 Courage Award at the annual referees’ banquet at the Danversport Yacht Club. In April, 2017, Ezemba was diagnosed with cancer that required her to receive chemotherapy through the summer, fall, and winter. Ezemba was unable to play this season...

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Obituaries 04-03-2018

April 6, 2018
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Dennis C. Revelotis OF Lynn Dennis C. Revelotis was born in Lynn on June 13, 1937, son of Charles D. Revelotis and Betty (Chipouras) Revelotis. Dennis was raised and educated in Lynn with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering in 1958, and a master’s in Chemical Engineering in 1959. He also was a graduate of...

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Two ‘Exceptional Leaders’ Named at St Mary’s:Dr John F Dolan to Serve as Head of School, David Angeramo as Associate Head of School

March 30, 2018
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St. Mary’s, a Catholic, college-preparatory school for students in Grades 6-12, has named John F. Dolan, Ed.D. head of school and David J. Angeramo associate head of school. The appointments mark the successful conclusion of a national search that commenced in December, when former Head of School Grace Cotter Regan left to become president...

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Boston Marathon Runner Upton Running for Special Olympics

March 30, 2018
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The Special Olympics hold a special place in Jessica Upton’s heart, and this year, she’s going the distance (26 miles, 385 yards to be exact) to raise money for the cause. Upton is running the Boston Marathon (her first) as a member of Team XtraMile. Her goal is to raise $9,000 for Special Olympics...

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Lynn City Council Passes Wage Theft Ordinance

March 30, 2018
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On Tuesday night, the Lynn City Council voted unanimously to adopt an ordinance that would block dishonest contractors and subcontractors from doing business with the city through public bids. Lynn joins a growing list of cities and towns in the state that are seeking to further protect workers. Lynn will form a volunteer Wage...

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The Kids are Alright

March 30, 2018
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The tremendous outpouring by young people all across the country this past weekend in support of meaningful gun control was absolutely spectacular. It is fair to say that no issue has galvanized America’s youth to such an extent since the 1960s, when there were protests on college campuses and in high schools about the...

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Happy Passover And Happy Easter

March 30, 2018
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One of the most significant religious holidays of the year for Jews and Christians alike occurs this week with the observances of Passover and Easter. Jews celebrate Passover as a commemoration of their liberation by God from slavery in ancient Egypt and their freedom as a nation under the leadership of Moses. For Christians,...

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Lynn Jets Hockey Team Celebrates Outstanding Season

March 30, 2018
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The Lynn Jets high school hockey team celebrated its successful 2017-18 season at an awards banquet hosted by the Parent Boosters Tuesday night at Spinelli’s, Lynnfield. The Jets finished with a 13-6-4 record, defeating Latin Academy (5-4) and Shawsheen Tech (3-2) in exciting tournament games before falling to Swampscott (3-2) in the Division 3...

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USAF Ambassadors in Blue Visit Classical

March 23, 2018
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USAF Ambassadors in Blue Visit Classical

The United States Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team – the Ambassadors in Blue – showcased its amazing skills, precise drill movements, immaculate uniform appearance, and attention to detail before an appreciative student body Monday in the Lynn Classical High School gymnasium.

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