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Board of Appeals hearing on waterfront turbine

The special City Council meeting being short, LynnHappens had the time to head downstairs to catch the Board of Appeals hearing on a wind turbine that will be placed on Lynn Water & Sewer Commission property. Recent zoning changes for waterfront redevelopment plans made the variance necessary.

City Council 9-21-10

This brief special meeting of the City Council puts the schools in a position to benefit from green building assistance. Mics were not used. Audio was boosted to compensate, also bringing up room noise.

September 14th, 2010 State Primary Results

This is the spreadsheet data of the State Primary results in Lynn directly from City Hall, completely un-adulterated and without the filters of analysis and the inevitable biases of interpretation. See the numbers for yourselves and find out what the voter turnout was in your ward, and also, of course, who won where there were…

Classical alumn elected to serve on national board

Vicente Gonzalez, a student at Cornell University, was elected to serve a two-year term as student representative on the Mortar Board National Council, the 10-member board of directors for Mortar Board, a prominent national honor society for college seniors. Vicente was elected to serve his term as one of the board’s two student representatives at…

School Committee Budget Hearing and Meeting 8-31-10

There are two videos here. The first is the public hearing on the budget, and the second is a regular School Committee meeting that includes budget discussion and a five to two vote of approval. The lecture hall at the Breed Middle School had a buzz, probably from lighting ballasts, that can not be removed…

City Council 8-10-10

City Council Video from August 10th, 2010 There may be a brief commercial in the beginning. The noise you hear in the background is a fan. It is turned down later in the meeting as the Council Chamber cools.