McGee Announces Appointments of Gervacio, Cole to his Staff

March 1, 2018
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Mayor Thomas McGee has announced the appointments of Elizabeth Gervacio and Michael Cole to his staff in the Mayor’s Office at City Hall. Elizabeth Gervacio, 38, has joined the Mayor’s staff as the Communications and Outreach Coordinator. She is a graduate of Lynn Public Schools, Salem State University and holds a graduate certificate in...

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Licensing Commission News

March 1, 2018
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The Licensing Commission recently approved a pair of licenses for the North Shore Latino Business Association. The first one is a non-profit fundraiser to be held on Monday, March 12, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Lynn Arts. The second license is for an “arts After Hours event on March 2nd at the Lynn...

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LHW Honoring Past Presidents with Fundraiser March 23

March 1, 2018
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Lynn Home for Women (LHW)- Washington Square Residence (WSR) is honoring more than a century of past presidents with a delicious fundraiser in March. For more than a century the non-profit downtown Lynn institution has been called home by individuals seeking an affordable, safe, and welcoming place to live. The group gathered sponsors and...

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John Nucci Faces the Biggest Battle of His Life:Respected Former Suffolk County Clerk Magistrate in Need of a Kidney Transplant

March 1, 2018
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Throughout his political career, whether it was running for Boston School Committee, City Council or Suffolk County clerk magistrate, John Nucci has relied on the help of others to help him win. Now, Nucci needs the help of others more than ever to help him win the biggest battle of his life. In his...

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Lynn Classical High School – First Quarter Honor Roll

March 1, 2018
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The following students were named to Lynn Classical High School – First Quarter Honor Roll   HIGH HONORS:  Grade 9 – Christian Alquinta, Ashley Betances, Roselle Carrillo, Mary Collins, Sebastian Coste Reyes, Olivia Dicicco, Aileen Erazo Romero, Destiny Eung, Anthony Evelyn, Daniel Finnigan, Erika Flores, Raquel Guardado Menjivar, Andrew Hersey, Kathleen Mannion, Katawula Mbangu,...

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NSCC Receives Eighth Consecutive National Military Friendly School Designation

March 1, 2018
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North Shore Community College (NSCC) has received its eighth consecutive designation as a Military Friendly School by the national organization Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The designation honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America’s...

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Lynn English Basketball

February 23, 2018
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Lynn English Basketball

REJECTED:   Lynn English center Ademide Badmus swats away a layup attempt by Everett’s Caleb Jacobs during an exciting matchup on Monday night, Feb. 19, at the St. John’s Prep Invitational Tournament. Everett and Lynn English matched up for the championship game, and after a very close game, Everett pulled away 69-62.

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Beliveau Retires as Babe Ruth President

February 23, 2018
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Beliveau Retires as Babe Ruth President

Jim Beliveau, the face of Greater Lynn Babe Ruth (GLBR) who has helped keep the organization strong and popular in the city for the past several years, has retired as president. “I think it’s time,” said Beliveau. “I’ve been here over 15 years and it’s time for new, fresh blood to come in and...

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Tension Builds Over Superintendent Search

February 23, 2018
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The search for a new superintendent is causing friction between School Committee members, as some members of the committee feel a bit frozen out of the process of picking a suitable candidate. The interview process has been led by Superintendent Catherine Latham, who was criticized at a recent School Committee meeting for not seeking...

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Lynn English Students Plan Traveling Abroad

February 23, 2018
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Michael Haddad recently requested permission for Lynn English to take its Latin students on a  trip overseas. The trip is slated for Spring 2019 when the school’s Latin students will be going to Greece for 2 days to immerse themselves in the culture and practice their language skills in a real-world environment. Haddad spoke...

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Suspension Rate Down in Lynn Schools

February 23, 2018
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The faculty of Lynn Public Schools are seeking to change the way students are disciplined. The school system has seen a steady decline in the number of students suspended the past few years, thanks in large part to teachers across the district seeking out new ways to address student behavioral issues. Deputy Superintendent Patrick...

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Latham to Submit Statement of Interest to MSBA for New Middle School

February 23, 2018
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Last week the Lynn City Council voted unanimously to authorize Lynn Superintendent Dr. Catherine Latham to submit two ‘statements of interest’ to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) seeking funds to build a new Middle School that would replace the overcrowded Pickering Middle School on Conomo Avenue as well as emergency funds to finally...

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Sports 02-20-2018

February 23, 2018
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St. Mary’s captures Spartan Classic title By Cary Shuman If all goes according to form, St. Mary’s and Archbishop Williams will meet at the Boston Garden next month for the right to play in Springfield for the Division 3 state championship. Coach Jeff Newhall’s Spartans certainly look like the team to beat in the...

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Frederick Douglass 200th Birthday Celebration Begins in Lynn

February 15, 2018
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Frederick Douglass 200th Birthday Celebration Begins in Lynn

The year-long celebration of the 200th birthday of noted social reformer, orator and statesman Frederick Douglass, who moved his family to Lynn in 1841, has begun in the city. A 200th birthday party for Douglass was held Wednesday at Lynn City Hall. Pictured above are Tom Dalton, author of the new book, “Frederick Douglass,...

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Burt Leads BC Over BU in Beanpot Overtime Thriller:Lynn Native Named Outstanding Goalie

February 15, 2018
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Burt Leads BC Over BU in Beanpot Overtime Thriller:Lynn Native Named Outstanding Goalie

There was no way Lynn’s Katie Burt was going to lose her final Beanpot game at Boston College’s Kelley Rink inside the Conte Forum. And Burt, the Eagles’ all-time NCAA winningest goaltender, made sure of it by helping to blanket the Boston University offense for the entire third period and in overtime. Burt’s clutch...

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Bayon Adult Health Care Center Opens in Lynn

February 15, 2018
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Bayon Adult Health Care Center Opens in Lynn

A new adult day health care center will hold its grand opening this Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at its site at 15 Bubier St., Lynn. Michael Ouk, program manager, and Johnson Mao, marketing director, said that the Bayon Adult Day Health Care Center, is ready to open its doors at its...

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Jamie Zahlaway Belsito Named to Salem State Board of Trustees

February 15, 2018
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Jamie Zahlaway Belsito, of Topsfield, has been appointed to the Salem State University Board of Trustees by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker. Ms. Zahlaway Belsito is a graduate of Salem State University, receiving her bachelor of arts degree in political science in 1996. Ms. Zahlaway Belsito has been a strong advocate for new mothers, working...

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Council Votes to Demolish Problem Property on Chancery Court

February 15, 2018
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7 Chancery Ct. to be demolished Despite desperate pleas from owner of 7 Chancery Ct. Christine Gonzalez not to take her home the Lynn City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to recommend the residence be taken by the city and demolished because it has become dangerous and detrimental to safety, health and well being...

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Ban Plastic Bags

February 15, 2018
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There are 61 communities in Massachusetts including the City of Boston that have placed a ban on those horrible plastic shopping bags and the City of Revere is poised to become number 62 after Revere City Council members Steve Morabito and Patrick Keefe sponsored a motion that is set for a public hearing on...

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Crighton is the One:Will Be Unopposed in March 6 Election for State Senate

February 9, 2018
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Crighton is the One:Will Be Unopposed in March 6 Election for State Senate

State Representative Brendan Crighton took a major step toward becoming the next state senator for the city of Lynn by winning the Democratic primary Tuesday. Crighton received 1,149 votes in Lynn and 2,148 votes total in the Third Essex District that also includes Saugus, Lynnfield, Marblehead, Swampscott, and Nahant. Crighton was unopposed in his...

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Pam Gonzalez Reaches 1,000-Point Milestone

February 9, 2018
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Pam Gonzalez Reaches 1,000-Point Milestone

The play on which St. Mary’s guard Pamela Gonzalez of Revere scored the 1000th point of her basketball career illustrated why she’s considered one of the best players in the state. The 5-foot-9-inch junior accelerated with the basketball past midcourt, drove down the lane past her defender, and hit a lay-up while in traffic,...

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School Committee Begins Search for Superintendent Candidates

February 9, 2018
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The Lynn School Committee has begun looking for candidates for a new superintendent to replace current superintendent, Dr. Catherine Latham. Latham will be retiring at the end of the current school, year and the search for her replacement has been a huge topic of discussion among the committee lately.   Glenn Koocher of the...

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Police Department Shares Tips on How to Avoid Tax-Related Scams

February 9, 2018
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The Lynn Police Department would like to remind residents to be vigilant this tax season to avoid falling victim to tax-related scams. In recent years, thousands of people have lost millions of dollars and vital personal information to scammers who use traditional mail, telephone calls and email to scam individuals and businesses alike. According...

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EBSB Awards $1,000 to Seventh Grader for Her Patriotism in Saving the American Flag

February 9, 2018
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East Boston Savings Bank’s President and CEO, Richard Gavegnano invited seventh  grader, Ashley Reardon to the bank’s Peabody Headquarters where he presented her with a community scholarship of $1,000 for retrieving an American flag she found entangled high in a tree.  Reardon, a Saugus resident and 7th grader at St. Mary’s School in Melrose,...

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