Radiation in the Rain

March 30, 2011
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It sounds like the opening scene of a horror movie. Radiation is reported to be in the rain in New England as a result of the nuclear reactor malfunctions in Japan. And what do our public officials say? Don’t worry. It isn’t harmful? They tell us also that it isn’t in our water supply....

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Goods news at GE

March 30, 2011
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It comes as great news to Lynn residents working for General Electric now that GE has received a $247 million engine contract that secures employment at the River Works plant for another two years. In the post recession economic world we are living in today, two more years at full employment at GE in...

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Obituaries 03-29-2011

March 30, 2011
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Christine Lucas Secretary for Suffolk County House of Correction Christine V. Lucas of Walnut Avenue, Revere died at the Massachusetts General Hospital on March 24 after a brief illness. She was 65 years old. Born in Chelsea, she was the beloved daughter of the late Florence (Harkins) and William Mosher. A longtime resident of...

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St. Mary’s Wins State Championship – Spartans Claim Div.3 State Title with Impressive Victory over Lee

March 22, 2011
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St. Mary’s Wins State Championship – Spartans Claim Div.3 State Title with Impressive Victory over Lee

The St. Mary’s High School girls basketball team completed a season for the ages with an impressive 64-54 victory over Lee High School in the Division 3 state championship game Saturday at the DCU Center in Worcester. It was as superb and as well executed a total team performance as head coach Jeffrey Newhall...

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St. Mary’s State Championship a Victory for the Ages

March 22, 2011
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St. Mary’s extraordinary state championship victory is now in the record books – and what an incredible season it was. So many schools start out trying to win a state title but only a few get to accomplish such a prodigious feat. It takes excellence, desire and great athleticism all around to gain a...

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Obituaries 03-22-2011

March 22, 2011
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Phyllis McNulty Longtime Secretary at Family and Childrens Services of Lynn Phyllis (Abernathy) McNulty of Lynn died March 13 at a local nursing home after a long illness. She was 85 years old. Born in Lynn, she was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School. She worked at the General Electric Co. during World...

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St. Mary’s Wins Division 3 North Title

March 15, 2011
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St. Mary’s Wins Division 3 North Title

The St. Mary’s High School girls basketball team claimed the Division 3 North sectional championship with a convincing 65-53 victory over No. 1-seeded Stoneham Saturday at the Tsongas Center in Lowell. Head coach Jeffrey Newhall’s Lady Spartans opened up a 31-11 lead in the first half before Stoneham rallied to close the margin to...

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Tim Phelan and a very Successful Findraiser

March 15, 2011
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Tim Phelan and a very Successful Findraiser

Councillor at Large Tim Phelan’s Saturday evening fundraiser at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Lynnfield Street packed the place. As most knowing followers of the local political scene will tell you, the Knights Hall is a big place to fill – and not easily filled. Saturday evening, it was filled. Not only was...

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St. Mary’s to Add Sixth Grade

March 15, 2011
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St. Mary’s will add a sixth grade starting this fall, a move intended to align the school’s grade structure with its public-school counterparts. “We have had inquiries from parents about a sixth grade for the last several years,” said St. Mary’s Head of School Dr. Raymond A. Bastarache, who added the school conducted a...

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Tim Phelan’s Political Stock is Way Up

March 15, 2011
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The Saturday evening fundraiser held by City Council President Tim Phelan at the Knights of Columbus Hall drew an enormous crowd. Many who attended brought their younger children and the time had the look and the feel of a younger crowd of married Lynn homeowner types who came to wish Phelan good luck. There...

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What happened in Japan could happen here

March 15, 2011
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The earthquake and tsunami which followed in Japan over the weekend is the type of catastrophic event that could happen here, and if you don’t think so, then you need only go down to the beach and stare out at the horizon. A mammoth shake of the earth deep below the surface of the...

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Obituaries 03-15-2011

March 15, 2011
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Giuseppe Castiello Owner of Meridian RPM Giuseppe G. Castiello of Orient Avenue, East Boston died at the Don Orione Nursing Home, East Boston on March 10 after a long illness. He was 73 years old. Born in Isernia, Italy, he was the beloved son of the late Madalena and Gaetano Castiello. He came to...

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Sacred Heart School Grand Reunion

March 8, 2011
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Sacred Heart School Grand Reunion

Committee member Lisa Nerich and Sacred Heart School Principal Joanne Ford Eagan are shown at the first annual Sacred Heart School Grand Reunion held Saturday night inside the school gymnasium. Hundreds of graduates returned for the gala event.

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Boston’s Best – Comedian Dave Russo Makes Them Laugh at O’Brien’s Pub in Lynn

March 8, 2011
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Boston’s Best – Comedian Dave Russo Makes Them Laugh at O’Brien’s Pub in Lynn

Dave Russo gave a glimpse of why he’s one of New England’s best comedians during a special appearance at a comedy contest last Wednesday night at O’Brien’s Pub in Lynn. Russo was a guest performer during the weekly contest that is under the direction of Lynn comedian Sal Votano. The Malden native had the...

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Nobel Prize Winner to Appear at LEHS

March 8, 2011
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Nobel Prize Winner to Appear at LEHS

It is likely to be the first time in Lynn’s history that a Nobel Prize winner has come to the city when Dr. Richard Roberts visits Lynn English High School on Friday March 11 at 8:30 a.m. He will be visiting LEHS as part of the Nobel Laureates School Visit Program which is organized...

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Lynn English Latin Club to Perform ‘Medea’ March 11 and 12

March 8, 2011
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The Lynn English High School Latin Club will be performing, “Medea” on March 11 and 12 at 7 p.m. at the school auditorium. Twenty cast members, under the direction of Latin teacher and club adviser Michael Haddad, have been rehearsing since January for the production. The Latin Club has 90 students overall. “It’s going...

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The Mayor’s Administration

March 8, 2011
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There should be a great deal of concern among those people who run this city as well as among those voters who elected the mayor as to what exactly she is doing with her day, everyday. Being the mayor of Lynn is an honor but above all, it is about hard work and a...

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Obituaries 03-08-2011

March 8, 2011
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Lorenzo Lombardo Owned Lombardo & Sons Fish Market of East Boston Lorenzo Lombardo of Lynn, formerly of Somerville, died on March 4. The proprietor Lombardo & Sons Fish Market, East Boston, he was the beloved husband of Rosetta (Gennaro); devoted father of  Antonio Lombardo of Lynn, Michelle Franzese and her husband, Joe, of Peabody...

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Flip This House – Lynn House is Being Renovated for A&E Network Series

March 1, 2011
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Flip This House – Lynn House is Being Renovated for A&E Network Series

The first sunshine in over a week greeted the City of Lynn last Thursday, and in the Diamond District, those rays of light were accompanied by the sounds of construction vehicles, sledgehammers, axes and busy-ness all around. City Light Homes, a company that buys, remodels and then re-sells homes in a short period of time,...

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Lynn’s Miles Soars with Deep Sea Parachute

March 1, 2011
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Lynn’s Miles Soars with Deep Sea Parachute

Deep Sea Parachute has been together for about a year, but they’re starting to acquire a following for their alternative indie, progressive rock sound The five musicians played another successful gig before an appreciative crowd Friday night at Copperfield’s in Boston. The band is developing a loyal fan base. The Lynn connection in the...

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It Takes a Village – Lynn English Graduate Credits Youth Villages for Getting Her on a Path to Success in Life

March 1, 2011
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It Takes a Village – Lynn English Graduate Credits Youth Villages for Getting Her on a Path to Success in Life

Moseline Frank, a Lynn English Class of 2010 graduate, credits the Youth Villages Massachusetts Transitional Living Program for helping her on the path to graduation and continuing to point her life in a positive direction. The Youth Villages TL program helps former foster youth between the ages of 17-22 make a successful transition...

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Lynn Tech Football Staying Put – Conference ADs Vote Down Move to Small Division

March 1, 2011
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The Lynn Tech football program will stay put for now after the Commonwealth Athletic Conference athletic directors denied the school in its bid to move to the CAC Small Division. The ADS voted 5-4 against Tech’s bid to drop from the CAC Large to the CAC Small for the 2011 football season. Instead, Greater...

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The Oil Problem and Everything That Goes Along Goes with It

March 1, 2011
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The recent precipitous rise for the cost of home heating oil should cause Lynn officials who care about the plight of the poor and the middle class to tremble. The thousands of poverty stricken and working poor living in this city and heating with oil have been made destitute by the soaring prices coupled...

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Sports 03-01-2011

March 1, 2011
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Former Spartan Brian Mini is coaching hockey at MC Brian Mini always had the makings of a future hockey coach, reaching out to his sister, Bridget, and his brother, Chris, as they developed an interest in the sport in the Everett Youth Hockey program and then encouraging them to work hard and improve at...

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