Lunch with Santa is Always a Fun Event

November 30, 2012
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The Lynn Parks and Recreation will sponsor “Lunch with Santa” this Saturday, Dec. 1, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Old Tyme Italian Cuisine on Boston Street. This is an enjoyable event that Lynn Parks Director Lisa Nerich hosts each year and the children truly enjoy dining with Santa Claus and participating...

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Obituaries 11-30-2012

November 30, 2012
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Frances Larson Retired Nurse, Active in Many Organizations Frances I. (Brown) Larson of Peabody died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on November 23 at the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home. She was the beloved wife of the late Paul Larson, having shared 60 years of marriage. Frances was born in Eastport, ME, the daughter of...

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Breed Teacher Plants Seeds for Hands-on Learning

November 13, 2012
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Breed Teacher Plants Seeds for Hands-on Learning

As part of their Nature Friday classes this fall, teacher Annette Hoyt’s students installed a raised garden bed between Breed Middle School and the teachers’ parking lot. Students first leveled the ground by digging at one end and adding bricks to the other. They also gained experience in using levels to make sure the...

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St. Mary’s Football Wins CCL Championship

November 13, 2012
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St. Mary’s Football Wins CCL Championship

The St. Mary’s High school football team laid claim to the Catholic Central Large championship with an impressive 32-6 victory over Archbishop Williams Saturday at Manning Field. Junior running back Jordan Collier rushed for 172 yards and two touchdowns while junior defensive back Austin Harvey set the tone with a first-quarter interception return for...

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Girl Power : Kaley Sirois Fits in as the Only Girl on East Lynn Football ‘A’ Team

November 13, 2012
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Girl Power : Kaley Sirois Fits in as the Only Girl on East Lynn Football ‘A’ Team

Kaley Sirois was an aspiring gymnast and soccer player but she now snowboards, plays basketball and softball – and is a quarterback for the East Lynn Pop Warner Bulldogs ‘A’ football team. Sirois is the only girl on the 25-player East Lynn contingent. Her athletic heritage comes from her parents, Rob and Jennifer. Rob...

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Tierney is Grateful for Lynn Vote

November 13, 2012
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Congressman John Tierney received a tremendous welcome upon his arrival at the Downtown Lynn Neighborhood Association’s Neighborfest Friday night at Tatiana’s Restaurant. Tierney said he was grateful to the voters in Lynn for helping him get re-elected to the seat he has held for 16 years. Tierney received 21,631 votes in the city, far...

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The People Have Spoken : Obama, Warren, and Local Democrats Big Winners

November 13, 2012
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Ten years ago this week, a majority of Lynn voters joined with the rest of the Commonwealth in electing Mitt Romney as our governor, sending him on a trajectory that would take Romney within a whisker (or two) of becoming President of the United States. But a decade later, Lynn joined with the rest...

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Obituaries 11-13-2012

November 13, 2012
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Gus Sachetta Member of IBEW and Everett Retired Mens Association Gus Sachetta of Everett died on November 7. A US Army veteran of the Korean War, he was a 55 year member of the I.B.E.W. Local 103 and a 30 year member and organizer of the Everett Retired Mens Association. He was the beloved...

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Aannual Memorial Fundraiser

November 6, 2012
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Aannual Memorial Fundraiser

The Hennessey, Sawyer, and Comeau families hosted the Dawn Marie Fellows and Grifyn Sawyer Aannual Memorial Fundraiser Sunday to benefit the Make-Aa-Wish Foundation of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Seated are Sandy Comeau and Bob Comeau. Standing, from left, are Jennie Hennessey, Event Chairman Shawn Hennessey, Erin Flaherty of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and committee members...

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A Star on Defense : Russo Has Been a Standout for the St. Mary’s Soccer Team

November 6, 2012
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A Star on Defense : Russo Has Been a Standout for the St. Mary’s Soccer Team

Defensive players don’t usually get the headlines on a soccer field. From Pele to Maradona to Ronaldo to Beckham to Messi, offense has been the ticket to international fame. St. Mary’s High School soccer captain Michael Russo of Lynn understands the plight of unsung defensive players. He is the undisputed backbone of the Spartans’...

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High Voter Turnout Predicted for Lynn

November 6, 2012
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Lynn City Clerk Mary Audley is predicting a 65 percent turnout of voters for today’s election. After months of watching campaigns ads on television, Lynn residents will have the opportunity to cast their votes at polls throughout the city. Audley said there are 50,604 registered voters in the city. Of that number, there are...

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Duo Indicted in Roxbury Homicide

November 6, 2012
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Two North Shore men have been indicted in the May shooting death of 33-year-old Steven Fuentes in Roxbury, according to Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley. The Suffolk County Grand Jury on Thursday returned indictments charging George Ortega, 29, of Lynn, and Anthony King Solomon, 32, of Everett, with first-degree murder and unlawful possession...

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Connery Ice Rink Holds ‘cell Phones for Soldiers’ Fundraiser

November 6, 2012
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Throughout the month of November, FMC Ice Sports will be holding a Cell Phones for Soldiers Charity Fundraiser at the Connery Ice Rink in Lynn, MA. Arena visitors are encouraged to bring in used cell phones for the Cell Phones for Soldiers Program. Each guest who donates a used cell phone will receive a...

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Excellent Teamwork : Lynn Carried out Its Plan Well for Hurricane Sandy

November 6, 2012
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Hurricane Sandy hit Lynn hard with its strong winds and driving rain but a well-executed plan by city officials helped minimize the effects of the tremendous storm and accelerated the city’s recovery from it. Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy, Emergency Management Director Thomas Hines, Acting DPW Director Manny Alcantara and his department, Fire Chief Dennis...

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Obituaries 11-06-2012

November 6, 2012
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Ralph Carrozza, Jr. Teacher of Master Masonry Ralph Carrozza, Jr. of Salem, NH, formerly of Wilmington and Revere, died unexpectedly on October 30 at Holy Family Medical Center of Methuen after being stricken at his Salem, NH home. He was 61 years old. Born in Boston and raised in Revere where his family lived...

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Sandy Slams into Lynn

October 30, 2012
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Sandy Slams into Lynn

Hurricane Sandy arrived on the North Shore Monday and began to batter the seawall on Lynn shore Drive. Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy declared a State of Emergency for the city due to the impact of the storm.

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Democrats Rally Together at Unity Breakfast at Porthole : Lynn Connection to New Red Sox Manager Farrell

October 30, 2012
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Democrats Rally Together at Unity Breakfast at Porthole : Lynn Connection to New Red Sox Manager Farrell

Bill Terlecky, general manager of the North Shore Navigators who are based at Fraser Field in Lynn, and John Farrell, new manager of the Boston Red Sox, have an association in professional baseball that dates back to 1986. Terlecky was the general manager of the Double-A Waterbury Indians for whom Farrell was a starting...

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Be Sure to Vote : It’s Your Choice….and It’s a Big One

October 30, 2012
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The pundits have proclaimed that the upcoming Presidential election presents the starkest contrast between the candidates of the major parties in generations. And for once, we agree with the pundits. The gaping chasm separating Democratic President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney on virtually every issue facing our nation, and their vision...

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Obituaries 10-30-2012

October 30, 2012
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Mary Anne Demchak Owned the Nicholas Studio of Photograph of Swampscott for more than 30 years Mary Anne (Luscinski) Demchak of swampscott died at the Spaulding of the North Shore in Salem after a brief illness on October 27. She was 97 years old. Born in Boston, the daughter of the late Ralph and...

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New Look at Reinfuss Field Wyoma Little League Resods Infield

October 23, 2012
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New Look at Reinfuss Field Wyoma Little League Resods Infield

Wyoma Little League’s Charlie Reinfuss Field will have a new look for the 2013 season. Leon Elwell, field director for the city largest youth baseball organization, said a resodding of  grass in the entire infield and ten feet of the outfield has been completed. “The grass that we had on the field was old...

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Cardinal O’malley, St. Mary’s School Community Officially Welcome Grace Cotter Regan

October 23, 2012
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Cardinal O’malley, St. Mary’s School Community Officially Welcome Grace Cotter Regan

Cardinal Seán O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap. served as principal celebrant at a Mass of the Holy Spirit Tuesday at which Grace Cotter Regan was officially commissioned as Head of School at St. Mary’s. Cardinal Seán was joined on the altar by concelebrants Rev. Brian Flynn, pastor of St. Mary’s Parish, Rev. Monsignor Paul V. Garrity,...

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Lynn English to Vote Against Statewide Football Playoff Proposal

October 23, 2012
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Lynn English Athletic Director Gary Molea said his school will vote against the statewide football playoff proposal at a meeting Friday in Marlboro. The proposal would create six divisions and crown an all-state champion, meaning the Eastern Mass. champion would play the Central-Western Mass. champion in the final. It would also mean that two...

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Special Permit Required for Boston Street Pharmacy

October 23, 2012
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Developers have submitted plans to purchase a Boston Street property and to rip down three existing buildings in order to place a modern CVS or Walgreen’s style pharmacy. The location, according to plans filed with the city, includes Harvest Time, Over Easy Restaurant and Happy Valley Automotive. The development will require a special permit...

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Question 3

October 23, 2012
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Lynn residents will be casting a vote on Election Day on Question 3 – by voting yes or no on a proposed law that will eliminate state criminal and civil penalties for the medical use of marijuana by qualifying patients. Only those who are sick with a variety of debilitating and painful medical issues...

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