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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Downtown Cleanup Sends a Message

…and that message is, “It’s my city. It starts with ME.” Volunteers arrived at the steps of City Hall early Saturday morning and listened to brief talks by cleanup Organizer…

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Bars of Lynn Update

Here’s your latest Bars of Lynn installment. Thanks for using the #barsoflynn hashtag! Check out all the Bars of Lynn posts, here. Pat Sanerre reported last Thursday – “This just…

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Bars of Lynn Update

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Here’s your latest Bars of Lynn installment. Thanks for using the #barsoflynn hashtag! Check out all the Bars of Lynn posts, here. Pat Sanerre reported last Thursday – “This just happened. .. 11yo belting out radioactive by imagine dragons at karaoke. Sounded good too! Whole place erupted in applause! ‪#‎barsoflynn‬“ Your editor took the rest…

Khmer New Year on the Common 2015/2559

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The 2015/2559 annual Khmer New Year Celebration and Community Fair was held on the Lynn Common Saturday with live entertainment, dance, games, food, and more food to begin the year of the goat. Check out Happens’ photos of past Khmer New Year celebrations: Year 2558 Year 2557 Year 2556 Year 2555 (with audio) Year 2554…

Keeping it positive in Central Square

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There’s a tradition of chalk art in Central Square that’s generally welcomed. It’s usually positive and celebrates the neighborhood. Earlier today, a resident in Central Square reported an unpleasant expletive scrawled in chalk on a Central Square wall. It wasn’t long before the neighborhood set into action and the negative message was turned upside-down. The…

Dumpster Day and Yard Waste collection info

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Dumpster Day is Saturday, May 2nd – It’s a little hard to read, so here’s the text: DROP OFF: Department of Public Works, 250 Commercial Street DATE: Saturday May 2, 2015 – 7 AM to 2 PM NO PAINT – NO HAZARDOUS MATERIALS – NO BUILDING CONTRACTORS – NO CONSTRUCTION WASTE TV / CRT DROP OFF…

Downtown Cleanup Sends a Message

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…and that message is, “It’s my city. It starts with ME.” Volunteers arrived at the steps of City Hall early Saturday morning and listened to brief talks by cleanup Organizer Juan Gonzalez, Associate DPW Commissioner Lisa Nerich and City Recycling Coordinator Julia Greene, who spoke in Spanish to the mostly Latino group. School Committee Candidate…

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…