Major Leases Renewed by Lynn Waterfront Companies

August 2, 2011
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Major Leases Renewed by Lynn Waterfront Companies

Combined Properties has announced two major lease renewals in the waterfront commercial district totaling more than 41,000 square feet. Two Lynn-based companies – Old Neighborhood Foods and Boston Wholesale Lobster Group – two major retailers and employers, will be remaining in their spaces on Riley Way and Marine Boulevard respectively, according to officials from...

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Steriti Set to Perform in BCT Production of Spring Awakening

August 2, 2011
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Steriti Set to Perform in BCT Production of Spring Awakening

Lynn resident Matt Steriti is ready to take the next step in his budding career as an actor/vocalist with his appearance in the Boston Children’s Theatre (BCT) production of the Tony Award-winning musical Spring Awakening that hits the stage August 4-7 at The Governor’s Academy in Byfield. Steriti, a 15-year-old sophomore at St. John’s...

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Newly Appointed Lynn Disability Commission to Hold First Meeting

August 2, 2011
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Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy has appointed seven members to the newly established Lynn Disability Commission, a board designed to enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities living in the city. The state legislature passed a law in 2010 authorizing cities and towns to form a disability commission. The City Council subsequently voted...

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Regarding Our National Government and Our Fragile Financial Lives

August 2, 2011
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There is a very real and compelling connection between our financial lives as individuals and families and that of the national government. In the modern age, we individuals are only as strong as our national government. If the national government is weak, we are weak. If it is in debt and nearly broke –...

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Obituaries 08-02-2011

August 2, 2011
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Rita Muise Bruins fan Rita A. (Garceau) Muise of Lynn died on July 28. She was 89 years old. A homemaker who loved the Bruins, she was born in Greenville, New Hampshire and was a Lynn resident for most of her life. She was the wife of the late Richard L. Muise and the...

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LHAND Awards Scholarships to 25 Students

July 26, 2011
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LHAND Awards Scholarships to 25 Students

The Lynn Housing Authority & Neighborhood Development (LHAND) presented college scholarships totaling $22,500 to 25 high school seniors from Lynn. The scholarships are funded by LHAND employee fundraising events and donations from local businesses. LHAND has awarded $133,000 in scholarships since 1999. “This is our most successful year of assisting Lynn resident high school...

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Erekson, Coppinger Shine in Bay State Games

July 26, 2011
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Erekson, Coppinger Shine in Bay State Games

Lynn Classical’s Jennie Erekson and Mackenzie Coppinger proved that they belong among the elite high softball players in Massachusetts with their performances in the annual Bay State Games. Erekson, a third baseman, and Coppinger, a pitcher, helped lead the Northeast team to a bronze medal in the Games that bring together the top high...

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Community Policing Adds Patrols Downtown

July 26, 2011
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More police officers have been placed on patrol in the downtown area. The increase in police presence began last Friday and is intended to stem the spike in violent crime in the downtown area during the warm weather. For the second year in a row, Lynn has received federal funding to pay for the...

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Heat Wave is Over; Danger is Everywhere

July 26, 2011
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Lynn is a beach city so when it gets hot, Lynn goes down to the beach. This is exactly what Lynners and everyone else did last week. It got so intensely hot that many of us were at a loss about how to come to terms with the heat and even at the beach...

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Obituaries 07-26-2011

July 26, 2011
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Eva Coakley Worked for Blue Cross-Blue Shield Eva L. “Symone” (Humphries) Coakley of Saugus died on July 22 at a local nursing home. She was 89 years old. Born in Saugus, the daughter of the late William C. and Eva L. (Beauchain) Humphries and the wife of the late John J. Coakley, she was...

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McDonald Earns Agganis MVP Award

July 19, 2011
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McDonald Earns Agganis MVP Award

Tyllor McDonald said he learned all about the legendary Harry Agganis in the days leading up to the Agganis Football Classic. “I read the story about him in the program – it sounds like he was great,” said McDonald. “I can’t believe all that he accomplished. It was an honor to play in...

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Councilor at Large Slate Still Growing

July 19, 2011
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There are now ten councilor at large candidates. The candidates are: Council President Tim Phelan, Councillors Daniel Cahill, Paul Crowley, and Stephen Duffy and there are the challengers, Gordon “Buzzy” Barton, George Meimeteas, Calvin Anderson, Miguel Funez, Hong Net and Robert Clay Walsh. If all things are equal, Phelan tops the ticket as he’s...

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John Pace as Whistleblower;a Defense Without Cause

July 19, 2011
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When John Pace was fired from his job a few weeks back following his abortive effort to fire the man who fired him, many people around Lynn City Hall thought they were done with Mr. Pace. But he has proven again he doesn’t want to leave, even though he has left and that he...

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The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team

July 19, 2011
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The loss to Japan by the U.S. women’s soccer team over the weekend was really hard to take. The US women were so, so good, and they seemed so destined for the World Cup, that it came as a terrible shock when they lost to the Japanese decisively following a series of penalty shots....

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Obituaries 07-19-2011

July 19, 2011
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Paul Thomas King Lynn resident Paul Thomas King of Lynn died on July 2. He was 48 years old. He was born and raised in Malden, the son of the late Thomas and Leona (Rettmeier) King and has lived in Lynn for the past 11 years. He is survived by his grandmother Corinne Diluigi...

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Agganis Classics Week : Annual Event Kicks off with Awards Program

July 12, 2011
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Agganis Classics Week : Annual Event Kicks off with Awards Program

Agganis Classics Week kicked off for 2011 with the annual awards breakfast Sunday at Manning Field. Chairman of the Agganis Foundation Board of Directors Thomas Demakis welcomed the gathering to the ceremony. “As good an athlete as Harry Agganis was, he was an even better person”, Demakis told the Agganis Scholarship recipients, All-Star players...

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The Agganis Foundation : 56 Years and Going Strong

July 12, 2011
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The Agganis Foundation honoring the late Harry Agganis, arguably the greatest athlete to come out of this city in the 20th century, is celebrating 56 years of honoring athletic excellence and of giving scholarship money to scholar-athletes. The all-star games are being played this week. The scholarships were presented Sunday. By doing so for...

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The Dead of Summer

July 12, 2011
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It is the dead of summer, that moment in our lives and in the life of the summer when there is as much summer in front of us as behind us. For those of us who love the heat, who love the summer, who wait for it all winter and who yearn for it...

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Obituaries 07-12-2011

July 12, 2011
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Violet DePaulo Aetna Insurance retiree Violet A. (Ariniello) DePaulo, formerly of Revere and Chelsea, died in Kingston, MA on July 8. She was 87 years old. A retiree of Aetna Insurance Co. of Boston, she was the wife of the late John P. DePaulo, the devoted mother of Donna M. Metcalf and her husband,...

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St. Mary’s High School Students Win Mwra Writing Contest

July 8, 2011
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St. Mary’s High School Students Win Mwra Writing Contest

MWRA is pleased to announce that three students of St. Mary’s High School in Lynn won MWRA’s 30th Annual Writing Contest. Christina Mignosa, grade 9, won Second Place for her essay. Cristian Abarca and Alexandria Fisher, also grade 9, received Honorable Mention. This year, students across the MWRA service area were challenged to write...

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The Fourth of July 2011

July 8, 2011
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July 4 marked the 235th year of American Independence. It is a worthy occasion noting the anniversary of one of the great days in world history. If you are the type who appreciates history, the 235th anniversary of anything is a major occasion. If you are a European, there are celebrations that go back...

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Agganis Classics Are Best

July 8, 2011
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There are several reasons that Harry Agganis All-Star Classics Week has become the area’s premier summer sports extravaganza for graduating players, coaches, and fans. One is you get the opportunity to see the best athletes perform for the final time in their high school careers. Take Rockport’s sensational soccer goalie, Keady Segel. Segel will...

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Obituaries 07-05-2011

July 8, 2011
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Eugenia Russo Retired Seamstress Eugenia (Capano) Russo of Revere died on June 28 at the Light House Nursing Home. She was 89 years old. A retired seamstress, she was born in Italy, the daughter of the late Luigi and Rosaria Capano and was the beloved wife of the late Dominic (Lieutenant Revere Fire Department);...

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Lynn Lightning Win Softball Tournament

June 28, 2011
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Lynn Lightning Win Softball Tournament

The Lynn Lightning team faced competition from all around New England going 5-1 over the 2 days.  In Sunday’s Championship game the Lightning were down 1-0 to the Franklin, MA Fusion entering the bottom of the 7th and scored 2 runs for the victory.  With one out in the 7th inning Lauren Pohlmeyer laced...

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