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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Obituaries 10-23-2012

October 23, 2012
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Donna Boudreau Insurance Broker Donna M. Boudreau of Lynn died at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pennsylvania on October 14 after a long battle with Scleroderma. She was 56 years old. Born in Lynn, the daughter of John E. and Janice M. (Atkinson) Boudreau, both of Lynn, she was an insurance broker...

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Tierney Versus Tisei Down to the Wire

October 23, 2012
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A trip around this city reveals the intensity of the fight between Congressman John Tierney and his republican opponent Richard Tisei. There are signs everywhere throughout this city. Although signs don’t vote, it is apparent Tisei has put out more signs and better signs than Tierney. A ride to Topsfield Saturday afternoon found that...

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Lynn Officials Endorse John Tierney

October 16, 2012
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Lynn Officials Endorse John Tierney

U.S. Congressman John Tierney received the endorsement of several Lynn officials during a event Monday morning at Lynn Democratic Headquarters on Boston Street. The Beacon Hill delegation of State Sen. Thomas McGee and State Reps. Steve Walsh and Robert Fennell and the Lynn contingent of Councilors Dan Cahill, Buzzy Barton, Hong Net, Peter Capano...

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The Next Level: English Grad Briana Moreno Playing Soccer at Worcester State

October 16, 2012
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The Next Level: English Grad Briana Moreno Playing Soccer at Worcester State

Briana Moreno returned to the Lynn area Saturday as a full-fledged collegiate athlete, playing a regular role on the front line for the Worcester State women’s soccer team. Moreno, a 2012 graduate of Lynn English High School, saw action as a forward for the Lady Lancers who tied Salem State 2-2 after two scoreless...

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LACC Evolution of an Entreprenuer Breakfast

October 16, 2012
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LACC Evolution of an Entreprenuer Breakfast

The Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce and the Service Corps of Retired Executives (S.C.O.R.E.) have teamed up for “Breakfast with Champions: Evolution of an Entrepreneur” to be held on Friday, October 19th at Spinelli’s Function Hall, Route 1 South, Lynnfield,  beginning at 7:30am. Headlining are three prominent entrepreneurs; Kelly Delaney owner of Cakes for...

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Chronicle Does Us a Good Turn

October 16, 2012
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Last Thursday on the popular television show Chronicle, Lynn was featured and in a wonderful way, highlighting everything good about this city for so many hundreds of thousands of viewers to see and to hear. As Chronicle put it: “These days most folks are forgetting the vices and focusing on the city’s virtues: access...

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Voting on Question 2

October 16, 2012
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Lynn residents voting on November 6 will have the option to vote for or against a ballot measure regarding physician prescribed and assisted suicide. It is, obviously, an important ballot question as it goes to the core of how we view life and what we are prepared to do to stop unnecessary suffering and...

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Thank you, Chronicle

October 16, 2012
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The Channel 5 Chronicle piece depicting Lynn last week was perfect in nearly every way. We want to thank the Chronicle people for doing such a wonderful job of showing this city’s positive aspects so brilliantly. Television has the power to change peoples’ minds in a big way – and this is exactly the...

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Obituaries 10-16-2012

October 16, 2012
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John Winn Teamsters Union Member John H. Winn of Lynn, formerly of East Boston, died suddenly on October 2. A member of the Teamsters Union Local 25, he was the beloved son of the late Doris E. (Noble) and Harold E. Winn Sr. ; brother of Joseph M. and his wife, Susan and Marion...

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Lynn Veteran’s Council

October 9, 2012
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Lynn Veteran’s Council

Mayor Judith Flanagan-Kennedy is shown with Stella Nall, World War II Navy veteran; Lorrie Landry, Army veteran of the Korean War and Mary Muzzioli, a Navy veteran of World at last weeks Lynn Veteran’s Council sponsored Annual Veterans Memorial Ceremony held as Lynn City Hall. The event drew a nice crowd, including many veterans and...

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Avery, Ridley Team Up at Tech New Fall Workout Clinic Begins Monday

October 9, 2012
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Avery, Ridley Team Up at Tech New Fall Workout Clinic Begins Monday

Tech boys basketball coach Marvin Avery has one state title and three appearances in the state final on his coaching resume. He’s sent players on to major college basketball, notably former Memphis star Antonio Anderson who will be playing pro basketball in Canada this season. Classical alumna Helen Ridley scored 52 points in one...

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Gym Dandy St. Mary’s Unveils Brand New Court

October 9, 2012
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Gym Dandy St. Mary’s Unveils Brand New Court

When the St. Mary’s High School boys and girls basketball teams play their home games this winter, they’ll be doing so on a brand new floor at the Tony Conigliaro Gymnasium. The school’s volleyball teams are using the court this fall, but there will be a formal ceremony at the start of the basketball...

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Boys & Girls Club to Honor Local Leaders

October 9, 2012
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For many adolescents, the transition from childhood to adulthood is challenging. It is a journey that requires young people to understand and manage such things as physical changes in their bodies; relationships with authority figures, friends and members of the opposite sex; more freedom and responsibility for personal decisions; and increased peer pressure. The...

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Of Canines and Things

October 9, 2012
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A few months ago, the state enacted a new law to modernize animal-control laws, which includes the first statewide rules for tethering canines. The bill signed into law by Governor Deval Patrick is especially aimed at those who are convicted of cruelty to animals. The law also bans a person from keeping a dog...

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Obituaries 09-10-2012

October 9, 2012
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Genevieve ‘Jenny’ Ketchen Lynn School Department Retiree Genevieve “Jenny” (Rokicki) Ketchen of Tyngsboro, formerly of Lynn, died at the Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer on October 3 after a brief illness. She was 82 years old. Born in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Jozefa (Pioron) Rukicki and the...

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