Monthly Archives: August 2010

Letter to the Editor

Why Salem leaves behind nature’s open space on the hilly summit by Spring Pond, for big-box development is unknown.  A great vision written in  “The City of Salem Open Space and Recreation Plan Update: 2007-2012” strategizes how to conserve important private, open space like this for people.  This  is a genius plan to put into…

Letter to the Editor

KIPP proposal raises questions To the Editor: The proposal by the renowned KIPP Academy to build their new facility on one of the finest scenic and historic parcels in Lynn has raised so many questions.   Among these include the following: How can so many adults in charge be so callous as to usurp the…

Photos: Dog Days of Summer 2010

This year’s annual Dog Days of Summer Parade and Pageant was held August 19th at Red Rock Park in conjunction with a Friends of Lynn & Nahant Beach Concert Series performance by the Mary Beth Maes Band. The complete story should go to the paper that sponsors the event. Here, are photos of pets and…

Photos: Stone Tower Ceremony on Aug 13th, 2010

On Friday, August 13th, 2010 Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy, the Office of Economic and Community Development and Friends of Lynn Woods hosted a re-dedication ceremony for the Stone Tower in Lynn Woods. The renovation was made possible through generous private donations, grants, and in particular, the Richardson family who gave $125,000 in memory of the…

Kids Explore at LynnArts

By William J. Dowd Over the past four years “Art Explorers” have descended upon LynnArts for participation in a week long program educating area youth on a broad range of visual and performing arts. Had you been at the agency’s 25 Exchange Street location last Friday, you would’ve been swimming with swaying seaweed, floating jellyfish,…

Letter to the editor

Willoughby Moment There is an episode from Rod Serlings’ The Twilight Zone whereby a man taking a train home from work in NYC to Connecticut falls “asleep” and wakes up in the 1890’s in a small town called Willoughby where it is always summer, town fairs reign supreme, large wheel bicycles cruise the streets, and…

City Council 8-10-10

City Council Video from August 10th, 2010 There may be a brief commercial in the beginning. The noise you hear in the background is a fan. It is turned down later in the meeting as the Council Chamber cools.

Arts After Hours comes to Lynn Museum Park Aug 12th

Looking to promote the already growing scene in Downtown Lynn and to showcase area talent and businesses, active residents Jocelyn Almy-Testa, Corey Jackson, and Seth Albaum have come up with a new independent series of events under the name, Arts After Hours. The name is, in part, a reaction to those who have commented online…