Train to Become a MA Certified Addiction Recovery Coach

November 16, 2017
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Advance in a career filled with purpose and possibilities – train to become a Massachusetts Certified Addiction Recovery Coach. North Shore Community College (NSCC) is offering a new series of four-day, 30-hour workshops that are the gold standard for Recovery Coach Training, fulfilling 30 of 60 educational hours required to become a Massachusetts Certified...

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Lynn City Council Approves Several Projects Tuesday

November 16, 2017
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By John Lynds The Lynn City Council approved several projects and petitions at Tuesday night’s council meeting. First up the council voted unanimously in favor of the Lynn Downtown Cultural District’s (DCD) petition for a special permit to host open air stands and linseed food trucks for community events. “We applied for the special...

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Dr Michael Schrenko Retires from Family Medical Practice in Lynn

November 16, 2017
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Dr. Michael Schrenko, who operated a family practice at 49 Ocean St., Lynn, for 38 years, was honored at a retirement party Nov. 10 at the Porthole in Lynn. Dr. Schrenko, 69, grew up in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and graduated from Moravian College. He received his medical degree from the Kansas City University School of...

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The Holiday Season is Approaching — Remember to Help Those in Need

November 16, 2017
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For the vast majority of Americans, the approaching holiday season is a joyous time when the abundance that life offers is most apparent in a wealthy nation such as ours. But the sad reality for many of our fellow citizens is that the holidays bring little, if any, joy. Those who are homeless or...

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Sports 11-14-2017

November 16, 2017
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Spartans advance to Eastern Mass Championship The St. Marys Spartans continued their unbeaten streak, taking home the north final with a 42-6 win over Brighton last Friday night. The Spartans received the ball to open up the game. After a quick drive down the field, running back James Brumfield found the end zone for...

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McGee Elected Mayor of Lynn

November 10, 2017
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McGee Elected Mayor of Lynn

By Cary Shuman State Sen. Tom McGee was elected mayor of Lynn Tuesday night, defeating Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy with a strong showing at the polls across the city. McGee, who has represented Lynn as a state senator and a state representative, received 9,442 votes (64.41 percent) while Kennedy received 5,174 votes (35.31 percent)....

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LaPierre Tops the Ticket in At-Large Race Barton, Net are Also Re-Elected; Field Elected

November 10, 2017
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Brian LaPierre topped the ticket in the councillor-at-large race for the second final election in a row while fellow incumbents Buzzy Barton and Hong Net were also re-elected to office. Brian Field finished in fourth place with 4,933 votes to also earn an at-large seat on the Lynn City Council. LaPierre received 6,594 votes...

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Newcomers Satterwhite,Castellanos Elected:Coppola Tops Ticket; Incumbents Ford, Gately, Nicholson are also Re-Elected

November 10, 2017
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Attorney Michael Satterwhite and Brian Castellanos will be joining incumbents Doonna Coppola, John E. Ford Jr., Lorraine Gately and Attorney Jared Nicholson on the new Lynn School Committee that convenes in January. Satterwhite took fifth place with 4,443 votes while Castellano earned his seat with 4,367. Coppola had a very impressive victory in the...

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Lozzi,Chakoutis,Cyr Win Re-Election; Starbard Elected Councillor in Ward 2

November 10, 2017
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Ward 1 Councillor Wayne Lozzi won a hard-fought race for the seat while Ward 3 Councillor Darren Cyr and Ward 5 Councillor Dianna Chakoutis were also re-elected in contested races Tuesday. Ward 4 Councillor Richard Colucci, Ward 6 Councillor Peter Capano, and Ward 7 Councillor Jay Walsh were unopposed in their bids for re-election....

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Panias Scores Two Touchdowns to Lead East Lynn over Boston Raiders

November 10, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Just when you though Ernie Panias might be caught at the 20-yard line, he accelerated toward the end zone. Panias’s 95-yard touchdown run was the play of the game for the East Lynn Bulldogs Pop Warner ‘D’ team in its 13-0 victory over the Boston Raiders Sunday at Chelsea Memorial Stadium....

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Spartans Advance to North Final

November 10, 2017
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By Joe Kasper The Spartans dominated again on both sides of the ball in a 46-0 victory of Greater Lawrence Tech (Andover, MA). Quarterback, Calvin Johnson started the scoring for the Spartans with a 2 yard touchdown run, that was followed up by a Marlon Scott 2 point conversion, to give the Spartans of...

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Classical Golfers Wrap up a Banner Season

November 10, 2017
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By Joyce Erekson Golf may not be the “first” sport for many of the players on the Classical High golf team, but you wouldn’t know it given the success the Rams enjoyed this fall. The team, which is loaded with hockey and baseball players, finished 12-4 overall and 11-3 in the Northeastern Conference South,...

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Kick It Up Consulting Joins LACC

November 10, 2017
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Carla Scheri brings a diverse and eclectic wealth of experience to her latest personal passion, “Kick It Up Consulting,” her own start-up business where she helps create and executes your business projects and events to completion. Sheri’s decades of experience in the entertainment business has brought her to this moment to help other businesses...

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Thank You to Our Veterans

November 10, 2017
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It was 99 years ago this Saturday, on Nov. 11, 1918, that World War I formally came to a conclusion on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month. Americans observed the first anniversary of the end of the war the following year when the holiday originated as Armistice Day in...

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Lynn Attorney Nicole Bluefort Named to NSCC Board of Trustees

November 3, 2017
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Lynn Attorney Nicole Bluefort Named to NSCC Board of Trustees

By Cary Shuman Attorney Nicole M. Bluefort, a rising star in the Greater Boston legal community, has been selected for a seat on the North Shore Community College Board of Trustees. Bluefort, who has law offices in Lynn and Boston, was notified by Governor Charlie Baker’s office last week about her prestigious appointment. “I’m...

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A True City Leader:Buzzy Barton Seeks Re-Election to Councillor-at-Large Seat

November 3, 2017
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A True City Leader:Buzzy Barton Seeks Re-Election to Councillor-at-Large Seat

By Cary Shuman Gordon “Buzzy” Barton took the Lynn English High School boys basketball team to five NEC titles and the Division 1 state final in 2009, following up on an 18-2 regular season as the girls basketball coach a decade earlier. Barton has been a highly respected leader in venues beyond the basketball...

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Rowe Predicts Tuesday’s Turnout Will Exceed Past City Elections

November 3, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Lynn City Clerk Janet Rowe is predicting that the turnout in Tuesday’s city election will exceed the turnouts in the previous city elections in 2009 and 2013. “I look for a turnout larger than the 31 percent we had four years ago,” said Rowe, who is also the city’s election chief....

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Partner Promotions Joins Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce

November 3, 2017
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The Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed new member Robin Samora, founder of Partner Promotions, to the organization with a ribbon cutting. “My motto is, “Let’s Make you Shine” said Samora whose parents were entrepreneurs with Lynn roots. She founded Partner Promotions to help those who “can’t see the forest through the trees,”...

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Warren,Markey and Moulton Endorse Tom McGee for Mayor of Lynn

November 3, 2017
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Senator Tom McGee announced today that he has received the endorsement of Senators Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey as well as Congressman Seth Moulton in his bid for Mayor of Lynn.  Tom has also received endorsements from numerous organizations, as well as Attorney General Maura Healey. In her endorsement Warren said, “Tom McGee is...

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Veterans Assisting Veterans Raises $15,000 with Generous Donation of 24-Karat Gold Motorcycle

November 3, 2017
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Veterans Assisting Veterans (VAV) a 100-percent volunteer, 501C3, which donates 100-percent of its proceeds to veterans, veterans causes, veteran organizations and veteran charities received a $15,000-dollar check from Kelly Auto Group. Kelly Auto Group with locations in Lynnfield, Beverly and Danvers, MA, who recently became aware of the storied 24 karat gold plated motorcycle...

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Be Sure to Vote Tuesday

November 3, 2017
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Tuesday, Nov. 7, marks municipal Election Day in cities and towns across Massachusetts. Although the turmoil and generally crazy state of affairs on the national level has distracted all of us from what is going on in our own backyards, every voter must refocus their attention on the election of local officials whose actions...

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Spartans Open Up Division Playoffs with 44-0 Victory

November 3, 2017
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By Joe Kasper The St. Mary’s football team continued their dominance last Friday night with a 44-0 home game win over Manchester Essex/Rockport, in the first round of the MIAA Division 7 North playoffs. With 11 returning seniors, the Spartans are looking for revenge after a heartbreaking lost to East Bridgewater last year in...

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Lynn Boys and Girls Club Steak and Burger Dinner

October 27, 2017
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Lynn Boys and Girls Club Steak and Burger Dinner

The Bastarache family – Award recipient Dr. Raymond Bastarache, Mackie Bastarache, Gus Haywood, Kerry Haywood, Molly Haywood, Max Haywood, David Palmer, Chris Haywood, Marc Bastarache, and Abby Driscoll.

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Gravely is Still Running Strong:Tech Star Receives Rick Drislane Award

October 27, 2017
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Gravely is Still Running Strong:Tech Star Receives Rick Drislane Award

By Cary Shuman When Steffan Gravely scored the first touchdown of his football career in his Pop Warner days, his mother, Shenequa White, ran all 80 yards with him on the sidelines. Though she’s still in attendance at every game, the proud mom now watches the games from the bleachers. She was at Breakheart...

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