Ceonex Consulting Joins LACC

August 8, 2014
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Ceonex Consulting is a family owned Information Technology company  that specializes in website development and implementation, software application development and  cloud solutions. Based in Swampscott with over 25 years experience in providing creative and cost effective solutions for business large and small; local to international, as well as  government departments.  Clients  include: Berkshire Life,...

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Connery Rink Reaches out to Revere Residents

August 8, 2014
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As one door closes, FMC Ice Sports opens another! Due to storm damage caused by the tornado in Revere on July 28th, 2014, the Cronin Skating Rink will be closed temporarily for repairs. To compensate for the unprecedented closing, FMC Ice Sports will open the Connery Skating Rink in neighboring Lynn early. Residents of...

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Classical’s Warren Steps down as Coach to Become vice Principal

August 2, 2014
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Classical’s Warren Steps down as  Coach to Become vice Principal

Earlier this month at the Lynn Classical softball awards banquet, coach Chris Warren said an emotional good-bye to his five seniors and they in turn praised his excellent leadership, each speaking about the positive experience high school softball was and the many wonderful memories they will take to college. Warren also announced the team...

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Television Star-bard: Lynn Resident Lands a Job at Michigan TV Station

August 2, 2014
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Television Star-bard: Lynn Resident Lands a Job at Michigan TV Station

Anyone who watched Jessica Starbard’s outstanding work as the sideline reporter for the Everett High football team or as a co-host of the LynnMA Sportscast show on LynnCam knew this day was coming. Starbard, a Lynn English 2009 graduate and Northeastern University 2013 graduate, has accepted her first job in the broadcasting industry as...

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Crighton Getting a Good Response In His Campaign for State Representative

August 2, 2014
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Crighton Getting a Good Response In His Campaign for State Representative

Councilor-at-Large Brendan Crighton said he is very happy with the positive response to his campaign for state representative in the Eleventh Essex District that includes West Lynn and all of Nahant. Crighton is vying with School Committee member Charlie Gallo and past city council candidate Katerina Koudanis for the Democratic nomination in the primary...

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Kiley Park to Get $250,000 Renovations, New Splash Park

August 2, 2014
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The Lynn Community Development Office confirmed this week that Kiley Playground, between Sanderson and Seymour avenues, just blocks from Lynn Shore Drive, will get a $250,000 upgrade, including the construction of a new splash park, thanks to a grant from the Executive Office of Energy and Environment and Governor Deval Patrick’s office. Lynn, like...

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Congratulations, Chris Warren

August 2, 2014
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Who would have guessed that a former Lynn English star quarterback would be so proficient at coaching softball? Fifteen years ago when Chris Warren took over the Lynn Classical varsity softball team as its head coach, it would have been hard to forecast the tremendous success that the program would achieve. Classical was known...

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Lynn War Veterans and Officials Mark: 63rd Anniversary of Korean War Armistice

August 2, 2014
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Lynn veterans and local officials crowded together in the lobby of Lynn City hall last Friday morning, July 25, to mark the 63rd Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice Day, which effectively ended hostilities in the Korean War. The ceremony was sponsored and organized by the Lynn Office of Veterans Services, with Executive Assistant...

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Thunder and Brightening: Jim Ridley, Marvin Avery Prepare Players for College Basketball Opportunities

July 25, 2014
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Thunder and Brightening: Jim Ridley, Marvin Avery Prepare Players for College Basketball Opportunities

Jim Ridley and Marvin Avery have a list of those girls basketball players who have participated in their Mass. Thundercats AAU program and gone on to compete in college basketball programs. It’s an impressive list and after some of the names, there is an asterisk that denotes that a player has received a full...

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Joe Gill on His Way to The Softball World Series

July 25, 2014
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Joe Gill on His Way to The Softball World Series

It’s been quite a year for Lynn sports officials. Jim Mello, a 1975 St. Mary’s High School graduate, was a referee in the NFL’s Super Bowl in February. Paul Halloran and Bob “Moona” Mullins were referees in the Division 3 boys basketball state championship game in March. And next week Lynn’s Joe Gill heads...

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“Unity Rally” Held Against Backdrop of On-going Immigration Debate: State’s Offer to Shelter Unaccompanied Minors Starts at Military Bases

July 25, 2014
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The on-going public debate in Lynn is a microcosm of the larger national storyline about how the United States government and states can address the emerging problem of thousands of unaccompanied minor immigrants entering the country. More than 150 local residents rallied at the front of City Hall on Tuesday, to call on city...

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Meet Lynn’s newest author: K.C. Woodworth releases first book

July 25, 2014
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Lynn native K.C. Woodworth was at Barnes and Noble Bookstore in Saugus over the weekend signing copies of his new book, “Cutting Off A Whale’s Head.” Woodworth grew up in Curwin Circle and attended the Callahan School, Breed Junior High, and Lynn Tech. He went on to attend San Francisco State University. “I wanted...

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Obituaries 07-24-2014

July 25, 2014
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Anne Gorski Former Lynn Resident Anne (Cieszka) Gorski, formerly of Lynn, died peacefully surrounded by her family on July 22. She was 95 years old. The wife of the late Stephen R. Gorski and daughter of the late John and Julia (Krawczyk) Cieszka, she was born in Wilmington, DE, moved to Lynn and attended...

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From College Star to Navs’ Front Office: Ashley Laramie Earns Graduate Degree from Northeastern in Sports Leadership

July 21, 2014
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From College Star to Navs’ Front Office: Ashley Laramie Earns Graduate Degree from Northeastern in Sports Leadership

Ashley Laramie is the assistant general manager of the North Shore Navigators but her career can serve as a role model for the team’s roster of talented college stars. Like all of the Navs’ players, Laramie competed in a high school sport (softball) and then became a star at Lasell College, graduating in 2011...

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‘Black Mass’ Filming Will Close Lynn Streets to Parking: Central Square Area to Be Affected

July 21, 2014
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Film crews from the Hollywood movie “Black Mass” are scheduled to return to Lynn next week, and begin filming inside the old Anthony’s Hawthorne Restaurant, located at 37-45 Central Avenue, just outside of Central Square. Based on the novel of the same name by Dick Lehr and Gerard O’Neill, “Black Mass” is described as...

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Strileckis, Seniors Bid Farewell To Classical Softball Program

July 21, 2014
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Lynn Classical graduating softball player Jillian Strileckis followed her teammates in delivering separate farewell speeches, which is an annual tradition for the seniors in coach Chris Warren’s outstanding program. Much in the manner of her fellow seniors, including three-sport standout Francesca Galeazzi,  Strileckis said it was difficult to say goodbye to her teammates and...

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‘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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