A Born Leader: Saint Anselm Class President Joe Gill Receives His Degree

May 21, 2013
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A Born Leader: Saint Anselm Class President Joe Gill Receives His Degree

Following an outstanding career in the St. Mary’s High School soccer program, Joe Gill earned a tryout with the Saint Anselm College men’s soccer team. But the 6-feet-3-inch Gill declined the invitation, instead choosing to focus on student government as his main extracurricular activity. That decision worked out very well for Gill, who was...

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Jaeger Announces Candidacy for Ward 2 City Council Seat

May 21, 2013
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Jaeger Announces Candidacy for Ward 2 City Council Seat

First time candidate Jesse Jaeger has gathered enough certified signatures to be on the ballot for the Lynn City Council Ward 2 election this fall. Jaeger is a community leader who has served on the board of the Lynn Community Association, is a founding member of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service...

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Lynn Classical Softball is Ready for Holland Tournament

May 21, 2013
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Lynn Classical Softball is Ready for Holland Tournament

The Lynn Classical High School softball team has been hitting its stride and is gearing up for the annual John Holland Memorial Softball Tournament this weekend at Grace Rogato Field. Classical carried a four-game winning streak into a showdown with first-place Peabody Monday on Senior Day. Last week the Lady Rams clinched the program’s...

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The Future is Now: Sale of GE Land Paves Way for Redevelopment

May 21, 2013
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As of May 17 at 3:04 p.m., the Factory of the Future finally has a future. That is when the deed transferring the 22-acre site in West Lyn n from General Electric to a group of investors was recorded at the Southern Essex Registry of Deeds. The property is now owned by 40 Federal...

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Congratulations,Joe Skeadas on a Great Lynn Tech Sports Night

May 21, 2013
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Lynn Tech athletic director Joe Skeadas wondered why there was no All-Sports Award Night held at the school. There had been individual Tech team sports banquets but Skeadas wanted to take it to the next level and bring all the student-athletes and coaches together for a night of recognition. Let’s just say Skeadas’s idea...

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Obituaries 05-21-2013

May 21, 2013
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Jeannette Foley Longtime Revere School System Financial Secretary Jeannette (Connors) Foley died on May 17 at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center of Revere following a long illness. She was 91 years old. Born and raised in Oak Island, Revere, she was a 1939 graduate of Revere High School.  She and her family were life-long...

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Lynn Special Games

May 14, 2013
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Lynn Special Games

Lynn Police officers participated in the opening ceremony for the Lynn Special Games sponsored by the Rotary Club. In the photo above, they are carrying the American flag and the torch as they prepare to enter the Lynn Tech Fieldhouse.

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Hong Net Will Ask City to Hire a Business Manager

May 14, 2013
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Hong Net Will Ask City to Hire a Business Manager

Councilor-at-Large Hong Net said that if elected to a second term he will propose that the city hire a business manager. Speaking at a campaign re-election kickoff reception Friday night at Old Tyme Italian Cuisine, Net told supporters, “I will work on hiring an experienced business manager to not only work with business leaders...

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Teaming Up for a Cause: Lynn Students Mackin,Mcpherson Lead Fundraiser Saturday to Benefit Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation

May 14, 2013
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Teaming Up for a Cause: Lynn Students Mackin,Mcpherson Lead Fundraiser Saturday to Benefit Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation

Lynn Classical senior Makenzie Mackin and St. Mary’s eighth grader Brittany McPherson and their families will host a fundraiser Saturday night (May 18) at the Knights of Columbus in Lynn to benefit the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. Parents John and Paula Mackin and Scott and Karen McPherson have joined their daughters in...

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A Great Show at the Lynn Auditorium

May 14, 2013
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Country music fans were treated to a great show last Thursday night at the Lynn Auditorium as Ayla Brown and Clint Black each lit up the stage with dynamic performances. The crowd treated both entertainers to warm ovations. Brown, who is headed to the Grand Old Opry in Nashville for her first performance at...

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Obituaries 05-14-2013

May 14, 2013
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Catherine Lubanski Worked for Orion Research and as Chelsea School Bus Monitor Catherine E. (Hamilton) Lubanski of Chelsea died at home on May 3.  She was 65 years old. Born, raised and a life-long resident of Chelsea, she spent her early years as a homemaker, followed by a 20 year career with Orion Research, and...

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Walsh announces candidacy for Lynn councilor-at-large

May 13, 2013
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Robert ‘Clay’ Walsh announced his candidacy for Lynn Councilor At Large April 25, at the Porthole Restaurant.  A full room of supporters gathered in the function room to support Walsh’s second run for the seat.  He noted in his opening remarks, “That if your heart is in it, you have to be willing to run more...

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Council President Phelan Announces Bid for Mayor

May 9, 2013
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Council President Phelan Announces Bid for Mayor

Tim Phelan, president of the Lynn City Council, announced that he will be a candidate for mayor before a large crowd Friday night at the Knights of Columbus. Phelan joins incumbent Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy in the race for the corner office. Kennedy announced on April 24 that she will be seeking re-election. Councilors-at-Large...

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Brianna Rudolph Gives Verbal Commitment to Umass Lowell: Standout Guard Will Be First St. Mary’s Player to Receive Div. 1 Full Scholarship

May 9, 2013
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Brianna Rudolph Gives Verbal Commitment to Umass Lowell: Standout Guard Will Be First St. Mary’s Player to Receive Div. 1 Full Scholarship

The first of May was a day of firsts for St. Mary’s basketball standout Brianna Rudolph. Rudolph, a junior guard, gave a verbal commitment to UMass Lowell Coach Sarah Behn, becoming the first St. Mary’s basketball player ever to accept a Div. 1 full scholarship and the River Hawks’ first recruit to commit since...

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A Great Week for St. Mary’s High School Athletic Program Soars Higher

May 9, 2013
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It was certainly a memorable week for St. Mary’s High School and its outstanding athletic program. The first of two major announcements was that alumnus Dave Brown had accepted the position as head coach of the boys basketball program. Brown was a 1,000-point scorer for the Spartans and then went on to further greatness...

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David Brown Named Basketball Coach at St. Mary’s

May 9, 2013
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It did not take long for St. Mary’s Athletic Director Jeff Newhall to fill the varsity boys basketball coaching position. That’s what happens when you have a candidate who wants the job as much as you want him to hire him. As a result, St. Mary’s named David Brown, a 1989 graduate who ranks...

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Obituaries 05-08-2013

May 9, 2013
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Marie Rose DiLorenzo Of Lynn, formerly of East Boston Marie Rose DiLorenzo of Lynn died on May 2 at Salem Hospital with her family at her side after a long illness. She was 77 years old. Born and raised in East Boston, the daughter of the late Grover DiLorenzo and the late Michelena (Fontana)...

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Day Goes D-1: Lynn Standout Athlete Will Play College Baseball at St.John’s University in NYC

May 1, 2013
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Day Goes D-1: Lynn Standout Athlete Will Play College Baseball at St.John’s University in NYC

Nick Day displayed his powerful hitting as a 12-year-old when he won the Lynn Little League Home Run Derby. But Day was just rounding first in his baseball career. As a sophomore at St. Mary’s High School under the tutelage of coach Derek Dana, he was named the MVP of the Clancy Tournament after...

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Mayor, Lynn Fire Department Honor Matthew Patterson

May 1, 2013
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Mayor, Lynn Fire Department Honor Matthew Patterson

Mayor Judith Flanagan and Fire Chief James McDonald commended Lynn firefighter and paramedic Matthew Patterson for his heroic rescue efforts following the April 15 bombings that took place at the Boston Marathon. Patterson rushed from a Boston restaurant to treat 6-year-old Jane Richard of Dorchester for a severe leg injury. Jane is the sister...

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Mayor Kennedy Announces Candidacy for Re-election

May 1, 2013
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Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy announced last Wednesday that she will be seeking re-election to a second term in office. Kennedy made the announcement before a large crowd at a campaign kickoff event at Franco-American Hall on Western Avenue. Kennedy, who became the first female mayor in the city’s history when she took office in...

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Be Sure to Vote Today: Congressman Ed Markey is a Candidate for U.S. Senate

May 1, 2013
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For the second time in the span of a few years, Massachusetts voters will have the opportunity to elect a United State Senator in a special election. Today, Tuesday, April 30, is the primary election for the Senate seat that was vacated by John Kerry when he became Secretary of State. There are contests...

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Obituaries 04-30-2013

May 1, 2013
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Deborah Emmett Of East Boston Deborah A. (Vitale) Emmett of East Boston died on April 12. The beloved wife of the late Robert Emmett, Sr., she was the loving daughter of the late Paul Vitale, Augustine “Sugie” Moriello and Angelina (Grassa) Moriello; cherished mother of Robert Jr., Sean and Derek Emmett, all of East...

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Hitting a High Note: Lynn Resident Bailey Trahant Will Attend Berklee College of Music

April 23, 2013
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Hitting a High Note: Lynn Resident Bailey Trahant Will Attend Berklee College of Music

Bailey Trahant was in a familiar spot Friday night at the Knights of Columbus Hall: performing on stage as the lead singer and guitarist for The Dirty Floorboards, a popular Lynn band.Trahant easily interacted with the adult crowd at the Lynn Youth Street Outreach Advocacy (LYSOA)undraiser.  A talented 5-feet-11-inch musician with a magnetic stage...

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“God Bless America”

April 23, 2013
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“God Bless America”

Lynn native and St. Mary’s High School graduate Kathryn Downey of the Massachusetts State Police sang “God Bless America” at the Kansas City Royals-Boston Red Sox game Saturday afternoon at Fenway Park.

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