Help End Distracted Driving

May 25, 2018
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Glancing at that new text message on your phone. Scrolling through satellite radio stations to find the right song. Adjusting your GPS to find a new route.  Any of these activities momentarily takes your attention away from driving – you are a distracted driver. Every year, there are thousands of crashes caused by distracted...

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Memorial Day Is A Time for Reflection

May 25, 2018
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The Memorial Day weekend is upon us, a three-day weekend that for most Americans marks the start of the summer season. Many will celebrate appropriately with barbecues and outdoor activities with family and friends. However, amidst our festivities, we should not forget that Memorial Day is America’s most solemn national holiday, marking our nation’s...

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Sports 05-22-2018

May 25, 2018
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Classical coach Richard looking forward to Holland Softball Tournament By Cary Shuman The Lynn Classical softball team has some momentum heading into the Holland Memorial Softball Tournament that begins Saturday at Grace Rogato Field. The Lady Rams reached their goal of qualifying for the State Tournament last Saturday with a 5-1 win over Saugus....

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English Softball in Action

May 17, 2018
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English Softball in Action

Lynn English’s Amanda Martinez looks to tag out Everett’s Kloey Cardillo at first during Mondays game in Lynn.

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It’s Official:St Mary’s Leadership Transition Set

May 17, 2018
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It’s Official:St Mary’s Leadership Transition Set

St. Mary’s announced the timeline of when the new leadership team will begin its work. John Dolan will assume the position of head of school at St. Mary’s School on June 1, while David Angeramo will start as associate head of school on July 1, according to board of trustees chair William Mosakowski. Mary...

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Lynn Man Arrested in Warhol Painting Fraud Case

May 17, 2018
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Celebrated artist Andy Warhol once claimed that everyone will be famous for 15 minutes. Well, a Lynn man is getting is 15 minutes of fame in connection with a bizarre story that allegedly includes the taking of two Warhol paintings from an acquaintance in South Korea and then allegedly trying to sell fake versions...

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Hoffman Announces 13th Annual LETV High School Awards Program

May 17, 2018
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John Hoffman, sportscaster for LETV/Channel 15, has announced that the 13th annual LETV/Channel 15 All-Star Sports Awards Banquet will be held on Sunday, May 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Lynn Classical High School. Awards will be presented to student-athletes from Lynn Classical, Lynn English, Lynn Tech, and St. Mary’s High School in recognition of...

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Gannon Golf Report:Head Professional David Sibley is Available for Golf Lessons

May 17, 2018
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The golf season has arrived at Gannon Municipal Golf Course, and in addition to his other responsibilities as the head golf professional at the Lynn facility, David Sibley is available as an instructor of golf lessons for beginners and long-time players. “We do a lot of short-game (putting, chipping) lessons at Gannon,” said Sibley....

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Local Basketball Officials Pay Tribute to Richard Feinberg

May 17, 2018
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Area basketball referees are fondly remembering one of their colleagues, Richard Feinberg, who was a longtime official and commissioner of the Dual County League. Mr. Feinberg, who was a beloved teacher at Chelsea High School and Northeast Regional Vocational High School in Wakefield and a former member of the Swampscott School Committee, died on...

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DPW to Launch Second Year of the Recycling IQ Program

May 17, 2018
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The Lynn DPW is launching the second year of a program called the “Recycling IQ Kit” on May 29 that will run for 16 weeks through the second week of September. The goal of the program is to “Increase” the “Quality” of the recycling collected at the curbside by raising the “Recycling IQ” of...

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President Trump Could Accidentally Help Protect the Environment

May 17, 2018
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No one would mistake President Trump for an environmentalist. Yet his immigration policies could inadvertently safeguard the environment. Here’s why: More than 325 million people live in the United States.  By 2065, that figure is expected to grow to 441 million. Immigration will account for 88 percent of this increase. If this growth materializes,...

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Let’s Get Recycling Right

May 17, 2018
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The Lynn Department of Public Works will be distributing a Recycling IQ Kit on May 29, and we urge all residents to read this kit and adhere to the recycling rules. The way we recycle is vital if we do not want to see recycled goods end in a landfill. In January, China, the...

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Boston North Cancer Assoc Honors David J Solimine Sr

May 11, 2018
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Boston North Cancer Assoc Honors David J Solimine Sr

Boston North Cancer Association presented David J. Solimine Sr. with the prestigious Hope Begins Here Award in recognition of his service to BNCA, his charitable endeavors, and his commitment to the care of residents throughout Boston North communities. Kevin S. McCarthy, vice president of BNCA, who grew up in Lynn, praised Solimine for his...

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Lynn Receives MassDEP Award

May 11, 2018
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The City of Lynn’s Water and Sewer Commission was one of several cities and towns in the state to receive special recognition this week from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP). Each year in recognition of National Drinking Water Week the MassDEP awards cities and towns across Massachusetts with the annual Public Drinking...

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Lynn City Council Takes Up Two Issues, Confirms the Appointment of Three Residents

May 11, 2018
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The Lynn City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to deny Mark Jirtian a permit for his company, New England Parking and Storage Inc. Jiritian was before the Council so he could get a special permit for the site at 1069R Western Ave. to allow for a contractor storage yard on the premises. Jiritian’s attorney,...

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Dax Billingsley Honored by Positive Coaching Alliance

May 11, 2018
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Dax Billingsley, one of the most outstanding student-athletes in the City of Lynn, was honored as a recipient of the Positive Coaching Alliance Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship at the Jeans and Jerseys: PCA’s Positive Impact Celebration April 25 at the Hotel Commonwealth, Boston. Billingsley is a senior at Lynn English High School, where he is...

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Peter Capano Campaign Reception for State Representative

May 11, 2018
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A very large crowd of supporters came out for the candidacy of Ward 6 Councilor Peter Capano for the Eleventh Essex District for State Representative. Campaign Director on April 19, at the Porthole Restaurant. Atty. James Carrigan said “Pete Capano is a fighter and he has been fighting for the people all his life....

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Bishops Urge Support for Increase in Minimum Wage

May 11, 2018
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The following is a statement from the Roman Catholic Bishops of Massachusetts In a civilized society every hard-working individual deserves to be compensated at a rate that is fair, just, and in line with the inherent dignity that we are all God’s children regardless of economic status. A fair and just wage directly supports...

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Taking Care of Our Veterans

May 11, 2018
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The recent announcement by Gov. Charlie Baker that the state has secured approximately $70 million in federal funding for the new, 154-bed Community Living Center at the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home assures that this much-needed and important project will go forward. Our state leaders, most notably Gov. Baker, House Speaker Bob DeLeo, and Secretary of...

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Obituaries 05-08-2018

May 11, 2018
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Joseph Little Of Lynn Joseph G. Little of Lynn passed away on May 1 after a brief illness with his loving son, Joseph Little, Jr. by his side. Born in Dorchester on June 2, 1957, he was the husband of the late Elizabeth (Liz) O’Hara of Revere and step father of Shannon O’Hara and...

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Lynn Classical Athletes Moving On to Colleges

May 4, 2018
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Lynn Classical Athletes Moving On to Colleges

Several Lynn Classical student-athletes will be continuing their sports careers in college. Pictured at a ceremony at the school Tuesday are some of the incoming college freshmen. Front row, from left, are Melvin Nieves (UMass/Dartmouth), Matt Gisonno (UMass/Dartmouth), Adam Washington (UMass/Dartmouth), Jeylly Medrano (Westfield State University), Sean Devin (Worcester State University), Kevin Durant (Framingham...

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Gannon Golfers Take Advantage of Warmer May Temperatures

May 4, 2018
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Gannon Golfers Take Advantage of Warmer May Temperatures

Golfing weather finally arrived Wednesday with temperatures hitting the mid-80s, and golfers started hitting the links early at Gannon Municipal Golf Course in Lynn. Among the foursomes teeing off for a round of golf in the morning sun were Frank Poska, T.P. Geaney, Dennis Geaney, and Bob Smith. “The course looks great, there have...

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Council Meets with Leader of Lynn Medical Marijuana Facility

May 4, 2018
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One of the the two medical marijuana dispensaries approved a while back by the Lynn City Council was back before the body last Tuesday. Alan Rothenberg’s Olde World Remedies Inc. already received approval by the Council to open a medical marijuana dispensary at 953 Western Ave. but still needs a special permit from the...

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Dining for Veterans at Brothers Deli on May 6

May 4, 2018
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On Sunday afternoon, May 6, at Brothers Deli, the Markos Family, will host a benefit from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. to support the 2018 North Shore Veterans Appreciation Day Parade to be held this coming September in Lynn. Every two years this parade is conducted in a North Shore community. The City of...

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