Oral Histories of Lynn

From NSCC - North Shore Community College Lynn Oral History Project, Wednesday, April 29th, 12-1:30 Mark your calendars for the North Shore Community College Oral History Project  as students present oral…

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Oral Histories of Lynn

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From NSCC – North Shore Community College Lynn Oral History Project, Wednesday, April 29th, 12-1:30 Mark your calendars for the North Shore Community College Oral History Project  as students present oral histories of notable Lynn businesses, including Durkee Mower (manufacturer of Fluff), the Capitol Diner, Zimman’s, the Lynn YMCA and Salvy the Florist.  This is the…

Upcoming Road Construction in Pine Hill

Some street milling work is being done April 24th, 27th and 28th in Pine Hill weather permitting, to prepare to resurface the following – Hurd Street – from Parkland to Linwood April 28 & 29 NO PARKING BETWEEN 7AM AND 5PM – interruption to traffic flow will occur at times Linwood Street – Walnut Street to…

5 Questions: Baritone Duncan Rock

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5 Questions is a feature by Steve Duffy –     Duncan Rock a rising star in the opera world and he is also making his US debut in the Boston Lyric Opera’s production of “Don Giovanni.” Set to the music of Wolfgang Mozart, Don Giovanni tells the story of a man who is obsessed…

Free T Friday

From the press release – On Customer Appreciation Day, Friday, April 24th, all MBTA services will be free of charge all day.  A total of 16 MBTA partners are also contributing to Customer Appreciation Day on Friday, by providing T customers with one-day offers and discounts when they show a CharlieCard or CharlieTicket.  The partners…

Construction on Camden Street Thursday

Dear Homeowners, Businesses, and Residents The Lynn Department of Public Works will continue construction of milling Camden Street on Thursday, April 23, 2015 weather permitting. The contractor performing this work will be D & R Contractors. Access to properties will be restricted during the construction phase. Parking restriction and interruption to traffic flow will occur…

Earth Day Cleanup Along Saugus River

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Also for Earth Day – “500” – Large Downtown Lynn Cleanup April 25th Volunteers are invited to celebrate Earth Day by joining the Saugus River Watershed Council and the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation for a cleanup project at Marshview Park along the Saugus River in Lynn and Saugus on Saturday, April 25th, from…

Over Lynn Woods

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Norbert the Drone flew above Lynn Woods this week to get you these great shots of what we’re trying to protect. More photos and videos by Mike Barry can be found on LynnHappens and on his website.

LCHC to Receive Recognition at MSPP Gala

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Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP) recognizes the dedication of the Lynn community to provide its residents with optimal health and mental health care. From the MSPP – The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP), a leader in educating mental health professionals and the largest graduate psychology program in New England, will hold its 2015…

Khmer New Year Community Fair on Lynn Common

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Help welcome the Year of the Goat with food, raffles, games, live music, crafts, community resource tables and more this Saturday on the Lynn Common (rain date May 2). (Link to event in the Happens Calendar and share!) Check out Happens’ photos of past Khmer New Year celebrations: Year 2558 Year 2557 Year 2556 Year…

Bars of Lynn Update

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This week’s Bars of Lynn is all you. Thanks for using the #barsoflynn hashtag! Check out all the Bars of Lynn posts, here. Here’s The King’s Busketeers at Walnut Street Cafe courtesy of Erica Stockwell-Alpert. The song is ‘The Chilly Arms of Ocean,’ lyrics Josh Gannon-Salomon, melody co-written by Josh, Sam Atwood and Andrew Prete.…

School of Rock opens in the Cultural District

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With a ribbon cutting Thursday and a big open house and performance Saturday, School of Rock is now in full swing on the second floor of the LynnArts Building. It’s the same space that was once occupied by WFNX radio. Kids and adults were offered brief sample lessons on the spot as well as tours…

A salute to those who work to make Lynn a cleaner place

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There were two cleanups Saturday. The annual Lynn Woods cleanup and Earth Fest and One Community One Voices’ West Lynn cleanup centered around Neptune Street Court. Next Saturday is a large cleanup downtown called “500.” For more information and to participate, see this post.   Over by Neptune Court…