A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder


10.21.16 Theatre review by Steve Duffy – The most celebrated musical of the 2013-14 Broadway season, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, is now playing at the Shubert Theatre. Gentleman’s Guide tells the uproarious story of Monty Navarro (Kevin Massey), a distant heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line…

It’s Community Media Day

Watch this video produced by Lynn Community Television and take a moment to reflect on the roll community media play in keeping us informed.


*Community Media Day originated in Brooklyn, but has since spread throughout the world as an annual event, falling in the middle of Free Speech Week, that is a “…celebration of voices that brings awareness to the importance of free speech and accessible media for all individuals to have their voices heard.” (website)

*Mayor Kennedy signed a proclamation making it official in Lynn

5 Questions: Thom Gimbel


10.20.16 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – After touring with Aerosmith for six years, Thom Gimbel joined Foreigner permanently in 1995 after briefly subbing for Scott Gilman in 1993. In Foreigner, Gimbel plays rhythm guitar, saxophone, flute, sings backing vocals, and occasionally performs additional keyboards. The Boston native and Berklee College of…

Mayor Serves Drinks at Porthole for Literacy


10-19-16   Mayor Kennedy was behind the bar at the Porthole tonight as part of a fundraiser for a local literacy campaign. A portion of proceeds went to the cause, and raffles were sold, as well. The ultimate goal is to bring 40,000 books to Lynn students and families in need.   Involved in this effort…

Lydia Pinkham Artists Exhibit Downtown


10.18.16 Sunday was the opening reception for Fine Artists of the Lydia Pinkham in the main gallery of the LynnArts Building, part of the Lynn Museum / LynnArts campus downtown. On exhibit through November 15th are works by – Jackie Diehl Rolf Flor Todd Gieg Christine Johnson Jill Madigan Freda Nemirovsky Kathy Speranza Mary Spitzer…

Lynn Community Association Passes Gavel, Recognizes Founder


10.18.16 At the Lynn Community Association (LCA) meeting Sunday outgoing President Tyrone Hawkins passed the gavel to new President and former VP Josh Goodwin. Former President and LCA founder Mary Trahan was a surprised recipiant of the Community Service Award. “This award is presented to express our deep appreciation to you for being our founder…

A Few Photos from Pirate Day


10.16.16 Saturday was the 2016 Friends of Lynn Woods Dungeon Rock Pirate’s Day and folks came from all over for a pirate adventure in the woods and to get a glimpse inside the cave known as Dungeon Rock. Curious about the connection between Lynn Woods and pirates? Read about it on the Friends of Lynn…

Fair Shot For All in Central Square

Carla De Lo Santos, Yonerky Santana, Yesenia Reales, Falan De Lo Santos

10.16.16 Volunteers for non-profit Fair Shot For All were out in Central Square Saturday with face painting and music by Julio Bare in an effort to spread their message and recruit volunteers. The 501c3 seeks to raise the minimum wage, fights for equality in the workplace and more – as detailed on their website.

5 Questions: Jack Hanna


To purchase tickets to see Jack Hanna at the Lynn Auditorium October 15th visit www.lynnauditorium.com 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Jack Hanna is director emeritus for the Columbus Zoo. Besides becoming a regular guest and wildlife correspondent on countless television shows, Jack has hosted three television shows of his own: Jack…

The Girl On The Train


10.7.16 Film review by Steve Duffy – Based on the bestselling novel by Paula Hawkins, ‘The Girl On The Train’ tells the story of Rachel (Emily Blunt), devastated by her recent divorce, who spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until…

Water Restrictions Now Mandatory

10.7.16 From the Lynn Water and Sewer Commission – BE PLEASE ADVISED: The water restriction has been elevated to MANDATORY Status. What does this mean? The sustained pattern of dry weather has put the Greater Boston area into very extreme drought conditions. As a result, Lynn’s reservoir system has been reduced to below 45% of…

Pine Hill Neighbors Meet at Hibernian, Discuss Pickering Site Concerns


The lower hall of the Hibernian was packed Thursday night with Pine Hill residents for a meeting organized by Donald Castle and neighbors over possible locations for a new Pickering Middle School. Two of the proposed sites are Parkland Ave. and Gallagher Park. Many spoke in opposition of those locations September 14th, during a public hearing at the Marshall Middle School (video).

On October 4th, Ward 5 Councilor Dianna Chakoutis announced that both Parkland and Gallagher were less likely due to legal concerns. Details regarding those potential legal issues were revealed at the Hibernian meeting. It’s all in the video below.

Ward 5 Councilor Chakoutis and Ward 6 Councilor Capano were participants. Later, Councilor at Large Brian LaPierre would arrive and take part. There were no microphones, so sound isn’t great in quality, but it’s there.

On Friday, October 7th, 10am in Room 402 of City Hall, there will be an “Emergency Meeting” on the matter.