The Route 107 Corridor Study Continues

8.24.16 From MassDOT – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has scheduled two Public Information Meetings for the Route 107 Corridor Study Wednesday, September 7, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00…

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Pokémon Go Vote

Congressman Moulton’s Campaign Sets up on the Common to Catch Voters On Monday, August 15, 2016 volunteers and staffers from Representative Seth Moulton’s office set up a tent on Lynn…

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Lynn Out Loud 2016: DiverseCity

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If you missed Lynn Out Loud at St. Michael’s Hall last week, you can watch it here!

Lynn Out Loud (LOL) is a peace performance showcase to promote positive talent within the youth in our community. This year’s theme “DiverseCITY” celebrates the many cultures, experiences, struggles, achievements, and dreams that our city embodies. The showcase is presented by Kaya and the Lynn YMCA, with the City of Lynn.

It’s possible that youtube may flag these videos for copyright infringement due to music used in the performance.

Singing in the Rain

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8.26.16 Theatre review by Steve Duffy –  Get your umbrellas, because it’s raining at NSMT! 1920s Hollywood is the setting for SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN, a zany, light-hearted romantic comedy about the early days of sound film, when many a movie studio found itself scrambling to salvage the career of its chipmunk-voiced silent picture star.…

Lynn Water & Sewer Releases Voluntary Water Restrictions

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8.26.16 As if it needed to be said, we’re in a serious drought. The notice says, “…the reservoir system that serves as the City of Lynn’s drinking water supply has been reduced to below 56% of its maximum capacity.” Editor’s note: This is one of many documents I receive at LynnHappens or find circulating on social…

5 Questions: Megan Mullally

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8.24.16 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Megan Mullally is the better half to her comedic husband Nick Offerman and together they make one of Hollywood’s funniest couples. Megan and Nick are currently on tour with their show, “Summer of 69: No Apostrophe,” which is heading to the Wilbur theatre. SD: When…

The Route 107 Corridor Study Continues

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8.24.16 From MassDOT – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has scheduled two Public Information Meetings for the Route 107 Corridor Study Wednesday, September 7, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Lynn English High School, Auditorium 50 Goodridge Street, Lynn and Tuesday, September 13, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Collins Middle School, Auditorium 29…

Photos from Session 7 of New Music in the Square

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8.22.16 Before we get to the photos, let’s talk about the upcoming show, #8 Bring a blanket or chair Wednesday, August 24 and enjoy original music from Fourshadow at 5:30pm and Guns of Brighton at 6:30pm. This lineup of local pop/punk was so successful last season, we’re bringing it back. New Music in the Square is LynnHappens’…

5 Questions: Ted Nugent

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8.19.16 Editor’s note: Ted Nugent is a controversial figure. Your LynnHappens editor thinks the ‘nuge is rather vile, but LynnHappens is not responsible for bookings at the Lynn Auditorium. It simply lists what is happening there. I applaud Steve Duffy for asking Nugent a political question. Long-form opinions can always be sent to editor@lynnhappens.com and…

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8.19.16 Review by Steve Duffy – The epic story of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston) is of a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother Messala (Toby Kebbell), an officer in the Roman army. Stripped of his title, separated from his family and the woman he loves, Judah is forced into slavery. After years…

RAW Teens Exhibit Works at Land of a Thousand Hills

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8.18.16 An exhibit by high-school-age artists in a Raw Art Works summer program opened this morning at Land of a Thousand Hills on Munroe Street downtown. It’s called Art Motivated People (AMP), and will be on display for approximately a month, the first in a series of exhibits at Land of a Thousand Hills. Featured…

Pokémon Go Vote

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Congressman Moulton’s Campaign Sets up on the Common to Catch Voters On Monday, August 15, 2016 volunteers and staffers from Representative Seth Moulton’s office set up a tent on Lynn Common with voter registration forms and the usual campaign buttons and stickers. Normally, this is not something you’d see photos of in LynnHappens, but the…

Wednesday’s New Music in the Square

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Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy original music from Anthony Migliaccio at 5:00pm, Pill Book at 5:45pm and Synn at 6:45pm. New Music in the Square is LynnHappens’ showcase of local talent with free concerts on Wednesdays throughout the summer.     Anthony Migliaccio is well known as manager of Salvy the Florist and as a Lynn…

Letter: Yes on Question 4

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Tell us what you’re thinking! Opinions are welcome either in short-form in the comments below or long-form to editor@lynnhappens.com. The following is a letter sent by Christine Lowe: YES ON QUESTION 4 Massachusetts would be more progressively liberal if the YES on Question 4 wins. More states are likely to adapt the strategy and policy…