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Lynn Police Warn of Scammers Preying on ICE Fears

2/23/17 In this release, the Lynn Police also say there have been no ICE raids in the city. A message from the Lynn Police Department – LAW ENFORCEMENT DOES NOT SOLICIT MONEY IN EXCHANGE FOR NOT REPORTING IMMIGRANT STATUS There are rumors being spread that there have been ICE raids recently throughout the City of…

The Parking Ban is Over!

2/13/17 The snow emergency parking ban is over, but those who parked in school lots will have until 6pm to remove their vehicles. It’s best not to wait until the last minute, as they will aggressively tow vehicles left after 6pm so lots can be cleared for school tomorrow. TRASH PICKUP From the Lynn DPW…

No School Monday, Parking Ban Begins Tonight

2/12/17 Well folks, the weekend just got longer. There is no school in Lynn on February 13th, 2017 and a parking ban begins tonight with another storm on its way. The blue lights are on now and you can start parking in school lots immediately, but you have until 9pm – no one will be towed…

Lynn Schools Closed Friday, Parking Ban Update

2.9.17 Lynn Public Schools will be closed Friday, February 10, 2017. Enjoy the snow day and help your parents, neighbors and friends shovel out. The snow emergency parking ban will end at 11pm tonight. Remove your cars from school lots by 6am Friday or they will be ticketed and towed! Updated trash & recycling information…

Parking Ban Begins Midnight

2.8.17 A Snow Emergency has been declared for this storm, Lynn Public Schools, as we previously posted, will be closed, and a parking ban begins at midnight tonight. The flashing blue lights go on at 10pm (as does the one in the LynnHappens header). DPW Commissioner Andrew Hall said in an emailed statement, “Trash and…

No School in Lynn Thursday, February 9

Parking ban, trash collection info, here. 2/8/17 First, folks started posting the news to social media. Soon after, the Lynn School Department website was updated. Kids, stay home and help shovel! Snow emergency parking ban information will be forthcoming, for sure.

LPD Seeking Suspect After Park Street Armed Robbery

2.7.17 From the Lynn Police Department – “The suspect in the attached photo robbed a 44 year old male on Park Street near North Common Street. The victim stated that he was walking on Park Street when the suspect struck him in the face with a gun and then robbed him of his money and…

Protesters at Lynn City Hall

1/20/17 The evening after Donald Trump was inaugurated in D.C. protesters from Lynn United for Change gathered on City Hall’s steps to voice opposition to Trump’s policies and Mayor Kennedy, who has been quoted in the Item saying she voted for Trump.