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Neighborhood Meeting Downtown


On Thursday, July 14th 2016 downtown resident Mike Crounse organized a community meeting. The agenda is below the videos. Ward 5 Councilor Dianna Chakoutis was there along with Councilor-at-Large Brian LaPierre. Lisa Nerich was present from the DPW, Bob Stilian from the Parking Department, Clint Muche from ISD, as well as representatives from the Lynn…

Intermittent Power Failures at Union Hospital

We already know that Union Hospital as we know it will be gone. Right now, however, it’s intermittent. Lynn Public Health was notified that due to power failures, there is no AC, no CAT-scan services and the O.R. is shut down. Ambulances are being diverted to Salem.

The Downtown Lynn Beautification Project Begins


On Monday, July 11th a group of volunteers and neighbors met in Central Square to begin work on cleaning up Central Square. Their hope to is to start there, and move outwards throughout downtown as more volunteers come on board. “The Blue Ox very generously donated $250 towards flowers, hanging baskets, mulch, or any other…

Yes to Peace, No to Racism


Organized by  A.J. Capano and Tyler Alicudo, the Lynn Police, city officials and clergy joined together in a peace march yesterday evening to demonstrate that they are together in condemning racism and violence. Hashtags #blacklivesmatter and #policelivesmatter matter were included along side each other in social media posts from the event. On Monday, July 18th, 6pm…

July 16th is Dumpster Day


Please read the flyers below from the DPW regarding the upcoming Dumpster Day and other handy information for getting rid of stuff. Click the first flyer to view it larger.

Neighborhood Meeting in the Highlands

The Highlands Coalition hosted a community meeting at KIPP Academy June 27th with an agenda that included voting location changes, pothole repair, litter, a neighborhood watch group and more.

It was about 15 minutes into the meeting that a microphone was connected and it becomes easier to hear.

A community meeting with downtown residents, businesses and stakeholders will take place July 14, 2016 in the LynnArts Building, 25 Exchange Street, at 6:30pm.