An Historic Day for Lynn:Gov.Baker,Cong. Moulton, Sec. Ash Join Mayor Kennedy for Kickoff of Lynn Economic Team

November 26, 2015
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An Historic Day for Lynn:Gov.Baker,Cong. Moulton, Sec. Ash Join Mayor Kennedy for Kickoff of Lynn Economic Team

By Cary Shuman Governor Charlie Baker, Congressman Seth Moulton, and Mass. Housing and Economic Sec. Jay Ash joined Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy, city officials, and leaders in the business community at a kickoff ceremony for the formation of the Lynn Economic Advancement and Development Team Monday on the steps of Lynn City Hall. Both...

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Progress at Bent Water Brewery:Functioning Brewery Now in Place, First Batch in the Tank

November 26, 2015
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. When Bent Water Brewery announced their intentions to become the first craft brewers in Lynn a few months ago, many people were surprised, some seemed skeptical and still more were just eager to see the brewer start operating. To those in the latter category, Bent Water is now in operation,...

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Let the Shopping Begin:Wal-Mart Opens at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day

November 26, 2015
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Once the turkey and stuffing and all the pies have been consumed, once the dads and grandfathers and small boys have had their fill of Thanksgiving Day football and before dawn has come, stores across the state and right here in Lynn will be opening their doors to some of...

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Let Us Give Thanks

November 26, 2015
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Another Thanksgiving is upon us. It’s a day for schoolboy football, family gatherings, and not much else to do other than enjoy a great dinner with friends and family that reminds us how fortunate we truly are as a nation at a time when circumstances are so cruel for so many others in the...

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Sports 11-24-2015

November 26, 2015
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East Bridgewater bests St. Mary’s 26-18 in state semifinal By Cary Shuman The St. Mary’s High School football team spotted East Bridgewater a 20-point lead in the first half and its spirited comeback fell short, 26-18, in the Division 5 state semifinal Saturday at Cawley Stadium in Lowell. East Bridgewater quarterback Ryan Graham, a...

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Training the Brain for Sports:Former Agganis All-star Josh Freedland Launches Company Helping Athletes Improve Mental Focus

November 19, 2015
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Training the Brain for Sports:Former Agganis All-star Josh Freedland Launches Company Helping Athletes Improve Mental Focus

By Cary Shuman When Josh Freedland sustained a severe concussion in his junior season for the Bates College football team, the injury sparked the 6-feet-1-inch, 225-pound linebacker’s interest in the human brain and its relation to athletics. Freedland had previously played four years of football at Marblehead High School where he became an Agganis...

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St.Mary’s Boys Soccer Heading to State Final

November 19, 2015
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By Joyce Erekson The St. Mary’s boys soccer team is a step closer to hanging a state championship banner on the walls of the Tony Conigliaro Gymnasium following a 2-0 win over Catholic Central League foe Archbishop Williams in the Division 4 Eastern Mass Championship game played Tuesday at Manning Field. The Spartans, who...

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St. Mary’s Girls Lose in EMass Championship

November 19, 2015
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By Joyce Erekson Stopping the defending state champion and one of the top players in the state is not an easy task, but the St. Mary’s girls soccer team gave it a  go Tuesday in a 2-0 loss to East Bridgewater in the Eastern Mass Championship game at Manning Field. Spartan coach Jim Foley...

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PWTF Improving Health for Lynn Residents Where They Live, Work and Play

November 19, 2015
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Nearly 50 interested members of the community gathered for breakfast at the Eastern Bank to learn more about the Prevention Wellness Trust Fund (PWTF) here in Lynn. The PWTF grant awarded over 5 million dollars and is the first of its kind in the nation to fund programs that aim to reach patients in...

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Thanksgiving Dinner Drive

November 19, 2015
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As Thanksgiving approaches My Brother’s Table is running a Thanksgiving Gift Card drive.  My Brother’s Table is asking for donations of gift cards to local grocery stores so that turkeys and trimmings can be purchased for families in need in our community.  This year the Table is asking for gift cards rather than turkeys...

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Veterans Honored in Lynn

November 12, 2015
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Veterans Honored in Lynn

Lynn English JROTC member Leslie Chinchila hands a program to Coast Guard veteran Milton Steller at the City of Lynn Veterans Day ceremonies.

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State Pitches in for New Market Basket:$2 Million Infrastructure Grant Awarded Through Massworks

November 12, 2015
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State Pitches in for New Market Basket:$2 Million Infrastructure Grant Awarded Through Massworks

By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The city of Lynn’s dreams for a bright and shiny new Market Basket supermarket in downtown Lynn got a major boost last week when the Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development came to Lynn to award the city a $2 million MassWorks infrastructure grant to help the city...

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End of An Era for Babe Ruth Softball

November 12, 2015
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By Joyce Erekson It’s the end of an era for Babe Ruth softball and the beginning of a new one with the formation of a citywide senior Little League softball program. The Babe Ruth softball program, which has served girls ages 13 through 16 for many years, will cease to exist as of this...

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LaPierre Topped the Ticket in Councillor-at-Large Race:He Says Hard Work Led to His First-place Finish

November 12, 2015
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LaPierre Topped the Ticket in Councillor-at-Large Race:He Says Hard Work Led to His First-place Finish

Brian LaPierre was everywhere the past 12 months presenting his vision for the city, talking about issues, and asking residents to consider granting him one of their four votes in the Lynn councillor-at-large election. He walked door to door through each ward of the city meeting residents at their homes. There were coffee hours,...

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Veterans Thanked in Three Services Around the City

November 12, 2015
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Lynners had three chances to show their appreciation for the sacrifices made by our country’s Military Veterans yesterday, as three separate events were scheduled in honor of Veterans Day. The City of Lynn’s official Veterans Day Ceremony took place at 11 a.m. at City Hall in the Veterans Memorial Auditorium....

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Opioid Forum Identifies Challenges and Potential Solutions

November 12, 2015
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Over 75 representatives from law enforcement agencies, community based organizations, legislators, educators and students gathered to discuss what more can be done to address the opioid epidemic that has already claimed over 1,000 lives in Essex County this year at North Shore Community College’s free public seminar The Opioid Epidemic: Criminal Justice Innovations and...

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GE Aviation Delivers 20,000th T700/CT7 Engine

November 12, 2015
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November 5, 2015 – GE Aviation commemorated delivery of its 20,000th T700/CT7 during a ceremony at its production facility in Lynn, Massachusetts. The engine also surpassed 100 million flight hours. T700 operators and airframers – including the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy Bell Helicopter, Sikorsky, Boeing and AgustaWestland – joined hundreds of GE employees and...

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Let’s Truly Honor Our Veterans

November 12, 2015
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Veteran’s Day originally came into existence shortly after World War I when it was known as Armistice Day, marking the end of what was known then as the Great War on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month. In the years since that time, Veteran’s Day has come to encompass...

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Giving It Your All

November 5, 2015
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Giving It Your All

Tech Goalkeeper Isaac Perez dives for the ball and misses the save during a game against Marblehead last Friday, Oct. 30, in an away game.

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A Big Win for Brian

November 5, 2015
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A Big Win for Brian

Brian LaPierre and his wife, Kelly Curtin LaPierre, are pictured at the post-election celebration at which LaPierre thanked his many supporters for the tremendous vote that resulted in his topping the ticket in the Lynn Councilor-at-Large election Tuesday. Re-elected as Councilors- at-Large were Daniel Cahill, Buzzy Barton, and Hong Net.

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This Eagle is Soaring:Edgett Enjoying His New Role As Assistant Ad at St. John’s Prep

November 5, 2015
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This Eagle is Soaring:Edgett Enjoying His New Role As Assistant Ad at St. John’s Prep

By Cary Shuman Lynn resident Jordan Edgett was situated in a position of authority inside the press box at Cronin Stadium for the Everett-St. John’s Prep MIAA football playoff game last Saturday. While the No. 1-seeded Prep football team was trying to its job on the field (eventually dropping a tough 12-7 decision to...

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St.Mary’s Football has a Date with Bishop Fenwick

November 5, 2015
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By Joyce Erekson St. Mary’s football fans won’t have to wait until Thanksgiving Eve for the much anticipated showdown against Bishop Fenwick. The two teams will meet Friday (7) in the Division 5 North semifinals at Donaldson Stadium in Peabody. The last time the two teams met in the playoffs was two years ago...

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Sports 11-03-2015

November 5, 2015
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The 2015 season has been one for the ages for the boys cross country team as they finished the season undefeated at 14-0.  An amazing group of student-athletes form the boys and girls teams.  On the boys side, Senior Captain Cody Murtagh has been the number 1 runner all season haven’t not lost a...

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Clerk Predicts Voter Turnout:27-Percent Voter Turnout Expected

October 29, 2015
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. As noted last week, City Clerk Mary Audley is predicting low voter turnout in next week’s city elections. Despite the fact that there are races across the School Committee and for several seats on the Council, including in the At-Large race where three incumbents will face off with several well-known...

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