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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.

Photos of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Volunteers

1/16/17 Here are some of the fine folks, young and old, who helped out around Lynn today on various projects.  There was a non-perishable food drive at Stop & Shop and Compare Supermarkets organized by the Lynn Youth Health Alliance (sadly, didn’t get that on camera). Last year, they collected roughly 400lbs of food. The…

Trash Delay Next Week

1/11/17 From Associate Commissioner of Lynn DPW Lisa Nerich – City of Lynn Trash and Recycling will be delayed by ONE day the week of January 16th– in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Green Week for Recycling.