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LynnHappens is Back After Brutal Hack

9/3/18 As Labor Day Weekend comes to a close, I need to thank the team of folks who brought LynnHappens back from the grips of some nasty code that redirected visitors. The server, which I manage, was already hardened by a firewall and a monthly subscription to a security service. But there was a way…

NSCC students receive 2018 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise scholarships

NSCC students receive 2018 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise scholarships From North Shore Community College – North Shore Community College students Nephthali Calixte, Lynn, and Ryan Duggan, Saugus, have been selected as 2018 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars and will each receive a $1,000 scholarship. The Leaders of Promise Scholarship, sponsored by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation,…

Munroe Street Flooded – again

Yanga Lennyalvarezguity, who reported on Munroe Street flooding the last time it happened, is back with another a video. Here’s another from Peter Cipriano: Photos by Steve Mahoney: Photo by Peter Cipriano: Flood-prone parts of west Lynn are also to be avoided. That goes without saying… Local coupons from Money Mailer!

Centerboard Receives $10,000 Targeted Grant To Advance Women

Centerboard, a community-based organization that empowers families, young people, and communities for success, today announced it has received a $10,000 Targeted Grant from Eastern Bank, America’s oldest and largest mutual bank. The grant will support Marissa’s Hope, a program that instills hope by fighting sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking. Each year, the Eastern Bank Charitable…

Friends of Lynn & Nahant Beach Kids Concert Cancelled

7/27/18 Tomorrow’s annual Kids’ Concert and Festival, organized by The Friends of Lynn & Nahant Beach, has been cancelled due to the weather forecast, which calls for rain and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm. Because of the various vendors involved, the decision had to be made today. Local coupons from Money Mailer!

The Old Smuggler’s Cove Building is No More

Noticed this morning that only the foundation was left, but was unable to stop for a photo. Your LynnHappens editor was hoping the facade could be saved and incorporated into a new structure. It’s a shame it was let go to the point where it had to come down. Lately, the property has been a…