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ABC’s “Broad Squad” Schedule this Week

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Shooting locations from March 24 through 26 include Exchange Street, Central Square and Burchstead place. From Mayor Kennedy’s office- We expect the traffic interruptions to be minimal for the Central Square and Burchstead Place shoots and all 3 scenes will be monitored by the Lynn Police Department to allow for pedestrian and/or motor vehicle traffic…

Have you seen Panagiota Papageorgiou (aka Penny)? [FOUND]

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According to the Daily Item, she returned home safe Monday morning. From the Lynn Police Department’s facebook page – “The Lynn Police Department would like your assistance in locating this 17 year old missing female. UPDATE: This missing female was last seen Friday March 13, 2015 near Lynn English High School. Thank you!”  

Thursday’s locations for ABC pilot Broad Squad

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The first flyer is for the Highlands, the second is for downtown. These are copies of letters to residents and businesses for the filming of pilot for an ABC show set in the 1970’s. It seems that we’re Hollywood East for all things 70’s and 80’s as of late, with The Forger, American Hustle, Black…

Street closures this week for filming of ABC pilot

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These are copies of letters to residents and businesses for the filming of pilot for an ABC show set in the 1970’s. It seems that we’re Hollywood East for all things 70’s and 80’s as of late, with The Forger, American Hustle, Black Mass and that Miracle Mop movie with the KMart sign on Boston…

City Council 3-10-15

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City Council video from March 10, 2015 Council and Committee agendas from 3-10-15 (in PDF) The second clip starts the “Public Hearing on an Ordinance to Establish a Bill of Rights for Homeowners in the City of Lynn,” sometimes referred to as the Foreclosure Ordinance. It concludes with a vote to keep Section 14 at the…

Dollar Tree fire not as bad as it looked

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Fire at dollar store does dollars in damage (sorry) [UPDATE] According to a story in the Item today, the fire was caused by someone battling ice with a blowtorch. Shannon Thomas shared a photo on the fb page of what appears to be the Dollar Tree roof fully engulfed earlier today. My reaction to the…

Current and potential entrepreneurs learn about services

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This event was promoted in advance, here, on social media and in the Item. Mayor Kennedy, Councilor at Large Hong Net, EDIC‘s Jim Cowdell, Office of Economic and Community Development‘s James Marsh, Inspectional Services Department‘s Mike Donovan, Northeast Legal Aid‘s Jared Nicholson and representatives from the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce gathered on the stage…

Congressman Seth Moulton will be at Brother’s Deli Sunday

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  The press release went out at 1:12pm today. The PR says Peabody, but he will be at Brother’s Deli in Lynn from noon to 1pm and you’re all invited. While the Happens doesn’t do political journalism, it’s all about accessible government (hence the Lynn City Council videos). The content of the press release looked…