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Lynn Police Seek Help in Cracking Down on ATV’s and Dirt Bikes

From the Lynn Police Department facebook page – Over the past several years there has been an increase in the amount of Off-Highway Vehicles including ATV’s and dirt bikes operating on the streets of Lynn. Mass General Laws prohibit the operation of these vehicles on public ways. The Lynn Police Department recognizes that these vehicles…

MassDOT Announces Hearings on 5-year Capital Investment Plan

4/26/17 Meetings to be held May 15 to May 24 to seek input on proposed transportation projects Although there is no hearing scheduled in Lynn this round, there is one nearby on Tuesday, May 23rd in Salem. See below: From MassDOT – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced a schedule of 12 public…

Vigil Monday in Front of LynnArts Building

4/16/17 From Lynn Museum/LynnArts – Today’s violence is not reflective of the good happening in our community. We all need to stand strong against it. Please gather tomorrow evening (Monday) at 7:30pm in front of the LynnArts building, 25 Exchange St, in vigil for the lives lost today and against the senseless acts of violence…

GoFundMe for Zangiband Family

3/29/17 Sina Zangiband was fatally shot Monday, a tragic story covered extensively by area news outlets. A friend of Sina’s mother set up this GoFundMe page to help the Zangiband’s cover funeral expenses. An innocent young man’s life was taken tragically too soon this week. Sina Zangiband was a hard working young man doing his…

LynnHappens is Back

3/27/17 TL;DR version: We were hacked. Now, we’re back. From the Editor – Things were going swimmingly, and then while on break during a photography gig Saturday I noticed LynnHappens was blocked by the firewall of the venue’s WiFi network for being, “Malicious.” (I didn’t think we were mean…) This happened once before, in October-November…

Beyond Walls to Brighten Downtown

3/23/17 Disclosure: LynnHappens editor Seth Albaum is volunteering as a downtown resident for Beyond Walls. This is as much an appeal as it is an effort to inform. First, the video: Beyond Walls is a group of community partners, downtown residents and business owners organized by Al Wilson and Amanda Hill, seeking funds for a placemaking…