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For Memorial Day (A personal tribute)

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US Army, 1945, in the temple my grandfather’s family belonged to in Germany. I wish I had their names. Below is the USS General A. W. Greely, the transport ship my grandparents, mother and uncle came to the US on in 1951 (Yeah, they stayed a few years in Germany – long story/another time):  

Temporary Bridge Broken (again)

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On Mother’s Day, the bridge was stuck in the open position for a while. From your friendly MassDOT – CONSTRUCTION ALERT: LYNN/SAUGUS ROUTE 107 (WESTERN AVENUE) NORTHBOUND AT THE FOXHILL DRAWBRIDGE LANE CLOSURE STARTING TONIGHT MAY 15, 2015 AT 7:00 PM  Beginning at 7:00 PM on Friday, May 15th and continuing until 11:00 PM on…

Family & Childrens’ Service to Debut Tot Lot on Tuesday

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  From Family & Children’s Service of Greater Lynn –     Family & Children’s Service of Greater Lynn Announces the Grand Opening of the Ruth LaCroix Darling Tot Lot Tuesday, May 19, 2015 from 10:30 – 11:30 111 North Common Street, Lynn, MA   Family & Children’s Service of Greater Lynn, Inc. (F&CS), serving…

GLSS Issues Request for Proposals for Elder Service Programs

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Posted 5-12-15 From Greater Lynn Senior Services – Greater Lynn Senior Services (GLSS), the Area Agency on Aging serving Lynn, Lynnfield, Nahant, Saugus, and Swampscott, has issued a Request for Proposals to fund elder legal services; emergency short-term care; and, access or in-home supportive services, such as socialization programs for isolated and neglected elders; mobility/transportation,…

Sweeping & Construction Notices

NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION *Paving – Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Hurd Street starting 7am, weather permitting NO PARKING BETWEEN 7AM AND 5PM Woodlawn Street starting 7am, weather permitting NO PARKING BETWEEN 7AM AND 5PM Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Lynnwood Street starting 7am, weather permitting NO PARKING BETWEEN 7AM AND 5PM The contractor performing this work will…

Liberty & Oxford Street Paving Tomorrow

Dear Homeowners, Businesses, and Residents   The Lynn Department of Public Works is going to be paving Liberty Street & Oxford Street on Thursday, May 7, 2015 starting at 7:00 a.m. weather permitting. The contractor performing this work will be D & R Contractors. Access to properties will be restricted during the construction phase. Parking…

Lynn Adult Emergency Shelter needs money for beds!

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The shelter has launched an online campaign. From the Lynn Shelter Association – The beds at our adult emergency shelter came from a nunnery about twelve years ago. There are normal wear-and-tear, splits in the mattresses, and lumps and bumps. It’s time for new beds (frames and mattresses) for our guests at the emergency shelter.…