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Parking Ban Lifts Midnight

The snow emergency parking ban ends midnight tonight. With schools being closed tomorrow, you have until 10am to remove your cars from school lots so they can be cleared of snow and ice. From Mayor Kennedy – “A warming station for those temporarily without power has been set up in the Community Room at the…

School Called Off Again

3/14/17 Lynn Public Schools will be closed Wednesday, March 15th. The parking ban ends midnight. According to a message broadcast on the Lynn Police Scanner, you have until 10am to remove cars from the school lots. Trash will be collected (delayed one day). From Mayor Kennedy – “A warming station for those temporarily without power…

Storm Stella Closings

Stella has already postponed the Middle School Special Election. Here’s a few other things – Lynn Public Schools City Hall Lynn Public Library Trash & Recycling delayed by one day (NOT collected tomorrow) Parking ban begins midnight. All school lots will be available for off street parking starting 5pm A new date for the Special…

Middle School Vote Takes a Snow Day

No need to trudge through the snow to the polls. Tomorrow’s special election on building two new middle schools has been postponed by a Superior Court Judge. A new date has not been set. The YES/NO debates on social media and in the opinion pages can continue a while longer. A sample ballot (and presumably updated…

Brotherhood Credit Union Helps Lynn Heat Homes

Brotherhood Credit Union Donates Funds to Help Lynn Residents Heat Homes 3/13/17 – Press release – Brotherhood Credit Union donated $2,800 to the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless to help heat homes in Lynn this past winter. “We learned about the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless through the Cooperative Credit Union Association and were eager…

Update about the coming storm from Mayor Kennedy

3/13/17 – Posted to Mayor Kennedy’s fb page this morning: “Updates on parking bans, school closures and trash pick up will be available after 3p.m. meeting with City and State emergency officials. If you havent already signed up for our “Rapid Notify”, which calls the number you provide to alert you of emergency alerts, parking…

LCTV in New Digs on Union Street

3/8/17 Lynn Community Television, which was temporarily housed in City Hall, finally has a home at 181 Union Street, downtown. Though not completely finished, the studio is operational and programming is already being created in the new space. Director of Operations Sean Donahue hopes the empty walls will eventually be filled with artwork by partnering with…

Tim Ring, Teacher at LEHS

Lynn English teacher Tim Ring passed way Saturday, March 4th. “Mr. Ring,” as his students knew him, “Shared and taught the great history of Lynn when everyone else was calling it ‘Sin city.’” said his son, David Ring. “He cared about things when no one else did.” Life-long Lynner Tim Ring also hosted Lynn Public Auctions…