Monthly Archives: June 2010

Letters to the Editor

Here are two recent letters to the Editor. Information on how to submit your own, follows. 1. Neuroscience over KIPP at old 507, for the Veterans Dear Editor: Although lacking the financial wherewithal or the political connections to have a big impact on the economic development of Lynn, I do have an idea that I…

La Vida Scholars honored at Fraser Field

by William J. Dowd Recent graduates of La Vida Scholars (LVS) were guests of honor Thursday evening during North Shore Navigators’ baseball game vs. the Keene Swamp Bats at Lynn’s Fraser Field. The Navigators and crowd warmly welcomed four scholars accompanying team players onto the field as their names projected over the loudspeaker during opening…

License Commission votes ‘no action’ on LRA proposal

This publication’s stance on the matter is no secret. Here is a video of the meeting from June 22nd without further commentary, so viewers can judge the proceedings for themselves and post their own opinions below. Meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of every month in the Lynn Police Station Community Room.

Walk for Peace this Saturday, June 26

Four Lynn youths sat around a conference table at LynnCAM Monday to hash out final details for what could be the city’s largest rally of local youth in decades. “For a really long time I’ve been hearing stories of my friends being mugged…and it never hit me…until a friend of mine was stabbed, and killed”…

Happen’s Stance – 1 or 2?

I read in the Item late this morning about the Lynn Restaurant Association’s request to try an extension from 1am to 2am on Friday and Saturday nights. To address concerns about a rush to Lynn for last call after Salem bars close, they will not admit any new patrons after 1am. They will simply stay…

Highlights from Lynn Blogs (with video)

This edition has video! Corey Jackson of downtownlynn.com launches a new web show called No Fluff! First episode guests include Lynn Museum Director Kate Luchini, Katerina Panagiotaki from heartoflynn.com, and Seth Albaum from LynnHappens and livinginlynn.blogspot.com. Video at the bottom. There’s been a lot of effort put into community clean-ups as of late, with many…

City Council Department Budget Hearings 6-15–10

The following two and a half hour video contains budget hearings for City Departments for the fiscal year 2011. To make viewing easier, a rundown is provided. Allow the video to buffer (load…) and click ahead to the time of the hearing you wish to view. Introduction with remarks from Council President Tim Phelan and…