D’Amici’s Fitting in Downtown: First Months on Sutton Street a Huge Success

November 19, 2013
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D’Amici’s Downtown Café and Bakery on Sutton Street has been opened just two months, but has already established itself as one of the best breakfast and lunch cafes in downtown Lynn. “Business has been very good so far,” confirmed Manager Diana Murdock, of the famed Lynn bakery’s newest location just a block from City...

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Remembering 50 Years Ago

November 19, 2013
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The assassination of President John F. Kennedy 50 years ago this week seared an indelible imprint into the memory of every American living at that time. Similar to the Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor on December 5, 1941 and the terrorist attacks on the twin towers on 9/11 of 2001,  Americans of every...

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Obituaries 11-19-2013

November 19, 2013
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Joyce Halopoff Lynn Trucking Company Accountant Joyce M. Halopoff of Salem, formerly of Chelsea, died on November 12. She was 60 years old. A longtime Chelsea resident and graduate of the Shurtleff School and Chelsea High School, Joyce passed away at her sister’s home where she had been receiving supportive care since being diagnosed...

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Jumbo Decision: St. Mary’s Hoop Star Mucciarone Commits to Tufts Univ.

November 5, 2013
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Jumbo Decision: St. Mary’s Hoop Star Mucciarone Commits to Tufts Univ.

If Jennie Mucciarone’s college decision works out as well as high school, she will be a very happy Jumbo. “As an eighth-grader, I never would have expected to come here. Now I can’t picture high school anyplace else,” Mucciarone, a St. Mary’s senior who made a verbal commitment to play basketball at Tufts University....

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Rossetti Restaurant Opens

November 5, 2013
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Rossetti Restaurant Opens

The long-awaited opening of Rossetti Restaurant at the corner of Liberty and Sutton streets in Lynn is here, as the well-known Winthrop eatery finally opens it doors in Lynn with a full service Italian restaurant and craft bar beginning at 4 p.m. tonight, November 5, 2013. “We’re just very excited to be opening this...

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Lynn Football Players Are Powering Framingham State to the Top of the Conference

November 5, 2013
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Lynn Football Players Are Powering Framingham State to the Top of the Conference

Lynn players on the Framingham State University football team are pictured after Saturday’s 58-12 win over Massachusetts Maritime. The Rams improved their record to 7-1 overall, 6-0 in the MASCAC. From left, are captain Sam Hill, Guychard Samson, Tyler Alicudo, head coach Tom Kelley, Chevere Archer, Tyllor McDonald, Joshua Michel, Brian Castellanos, Kennedy Gomes,...

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Lynn Votes Today: Clerk Estimates Approximately 15,500 Voters to Head to Polls

November 5, 2013
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Approximately 15,500 voters are expected to head to the polls today across the city, as the campaigns for Mayor, City Council and School Committee finally come to a head and voters have their say about the future direction of the city. City Clerk Mary Audley said last week that she is expecting a 30-percent...

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Events Scheduled in Honor of Veterans Day

November 5, 2013
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Lynn residents will have three chances to celebrate and thank their veterans for their service this week, as a trio of events is planned in honor of Veterans day, next Monday, November 11, 2013. The first Veterans related event is the Marine ROTC dinner and presentation at Lynn English High School on Thursday, November...

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Be Sure to Vote

November 5, 2013
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It is fair to say that today Lynn voters will be determining the outcome of one of the most important elections in recent memory. When the Founding Fathers drew up our Constitution, the notion of a democratic form of government, in which every citizen was given the right to vote (although admittedly, citizenship in...

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Tides Open Inaugural Season at Tech Saturday

November 5, 2013
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The North Shore Tides, Lynn’s entry in the American Basketball Association, will begin its inaugural season Saturday (7 p.m.) at the Lynn Tech Fieldhouse. Jake Canty, owner of the semi-professional team, said the Tides will play the New York City Jaguars in the opener and former Lynner Troy Brown will be coaching the team....

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Obituaries 11-05-2013

November 5, 2013
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Regina Fareau Retired College Administrative Assistant, Active in Haitian Community Regina (Beauboeuf) Fareau of Lynn, born on April 7, 1924 in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, died recently. The first child born to the late Marc and Elvire (Valles) Beauboeuf, she married Gerard Fareau in 1947 and pursued her education in teaching and administration. She briefly moved...

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Lynn Firefighters Put the Heat on Breast Cancer

October 29, 2013
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Lynn Firefighters Put the Heat on Breast Cancer

Like any organization, the Lynn Fire Department has no shortage of members who have been touched by cancer. With October being National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Lynn firefighters are doing their part to combat the dreaded disease. Firefighters have been selling pink T-shirts as a fundraiser for the Susan G. Komen foundation. The shirts...

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Clerk Predicting Larger Turnout for Election: Says More Registered Voters Could Lead to 30-percent Turnout

October 29, 2013
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Lynn City Clerk Mary Audley said this week that a “bump in the number of registered voters,” combined with some greater interest in the upcoming election should lead to a 30-percent voter turnout, easily surpassing the number of voters who turned out for the primary election in September and in the last Mayoral election....

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Memorial Auditorium to Begin $3 Movie Nights

October 29, 2013
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Lynn Memorial Auditorium, as part of an on-going effort to increase programming by the city, will soon be offering $3 movie nights in the auditorium, beginning with a Saturday, November 16 airing of the film 2001: A Space Odyssey beginning at 8 p.m. Some of the other movies that will soon get their Lynn...

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Get out and Vote on Nov. 5

October 29, 2013
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One of the most exciting mayoral elections in Lynn history will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5 when voters head to the polls to determine who will be the city’s chief executive for the next four years. It’s a classic political battle: incumbent Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy versus City Council President Tim Phelan. The...

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A Great Reception for Senator Tom McGee

October 29, 2013
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The people who attended the Lynn Democratic Breakfast Sunday at the Porthole Restaurant had to be impressed with the tremendous reception that was accorded to our State Senator, Tom McGee, at the breakfast. To hear speakers such as Attorney General Martha Coakley and State Treasurer Steve Grossman – who are both running for Governor...

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Obituaries 10-29-2013

October 29, 2013
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Frances Pasche Of Lynn Frances A. (Ladziata) Pasche of Lynn died October 24 at the Spaulding Rehab Center in Salem after a brief illness. She was 88 years old. She was a communicant of St. Michael’s Parish before its closing, an avid Bingo Player and enjoyed going to Foxwood. Born in Lynn, the daughter...

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Union Hospital to Host Community Meeting

October 25, 2013
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Union Hospital to Host Community Meeting

As city leaders, including Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy and Council President Timothy Phelan have campaigned on the idea of maintaining Union Hospital as a center for emergency and surgical care in the city, North Shore Medical Center President Robert Norton has tried to stem the outpouring of anger directed at the hospital, by assuring...

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McGee Named State Dem. Chairman

October 25, 2013
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McGee Named State Dem. Chairman

On Thursday October 17, the Massachusetts Democratic State Committee elected by a unanimous vote State Senator Thomas McGee as its new Chairman at its meeting at Kennedy Middle School in Waltham. “John is leaving the Party at a historic time. In the past few elections cycles, our grassroots, values-based campaigning led to unprecedented voter...

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Stretch Run: Councilor, School Committee Candidates Preparing for Final Two Weeks of Campaign

October 25, 2013
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With the final debates and candidate nights of this election season now behind us, candidates for Lynn’s City Council and School Committee will spend the next two weeks campaigning from dawn to dusk, to make sure they can identify their supporters and get them to the polls on Election day. With the light turnout...

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Mother in Child Endangerment Case Held on $5k Bail

October 25, 2013
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Christina A. Leblanc, 30, of 11 Elmore St., appeared in Lynn District Court last Thursday on charges of reckless endangerment of her child, after she allegedly left the months old baby in the care of her father, a convicted sex offender. LeBlanc was summonsed for reckless endangerment of a child, she was arraigned on...

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Lynn Leaders Shine in Roundtable Talk with Treasurer Grossman

October 25, 2013
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State Treasurer Steve Grossman completed a tour of the Pickering Middle School and then sat down with Lynn school leaders to discuss the possibility of building a brand new Pickering Middle School following Lynn voters’ recent approval of a $92 million Marshall Middle School project. Grossman asked each of the Lynn school officials assembled...

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Go, Red Sox

October 25, 2013
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Congratulations to the Boston Red Sox, 2013 American League Champions. It’s been an amazing season for the Sox and it’s on to the World Series, the true Fall Classic. Let’s hope that the Sox can bring another world championship to the Fenway faithful.

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Letters to the Editor

October 25, 2013
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Council president says sale of Lynn-owned land on Route 1 could help with school repairs To the editor: I am and always have been an avid supporter and protector  of Lynn Woods. For years, my son Ryan and I have spent a lot of time there, hiking, walking our dog or just exploring. The...

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