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Beyond Walls Photo Dump 7-18-17

Here’s photos of Beyond Walls Mural Festival progress as of yesterday. The first set below were taken with an antique Leica 90mm lens adapted to a modern digital camera – with flaws in the old lens coating and all – for a bit of a different look. Be sure to check out Sway at LynnHappens…

Beyond Walls Artists Treated to Dinner

7/14/17  Soraya Cacici of Nest Forward Realty threw a dinner/bash for Beyond Walls Lynn artists and staff last night at the historic Capitol Diner in downtown Lynn. Over the last couple of days, with slight weather interruptions, Boston Painters IUPAT Local 939 has been been offering free labor to prep the walls downtown. Volunteers have…

Farmer’s Market Season Has Begun

7/13/17 The Food Project Farmer’s Markets got going this week, Wednesday in West Lynn by the Community Path on Western Ave. (next to Celley’s, McCarthy Glass), and today in Central Square. The West Lynn Market is new this year and runs 2pm to 6pm. Check the listings in the Happens Calendar. The Central Square Market…

Library Summer Reading Program Underway!

Lynn Public Library 2017 Summer Reading Program From the Lynn Public Library – To register for the Summer Reading Program you must visit the library to receive your free Summer Reading Packet which includes; reading log, pencil, bookmark, book bag, and schedule of events. Registration is required for all programs.  Please call 781.595.0567 ext 110 …

Did you ride this Carousel?

6/26/17 Winn Hacket of the Little Theatre School on Lynnfield Street is trying to find out the local history behind this antique merry-go-round/carousel: “I bought Little Theatre School located at 503 Lynnfield Street, Lynn several years ago. The school came with a working antique merry-go-round. I want to find out more about its place in…

June 20th is now Estelle Day

A community event in Lynn is not complete without an appearance by Estelle Revelotis, who manages to attend more things than most local politicians. Revelotis was recently recognized by Mayor Kennedy and the City Council for her community involvement. Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy presented a city citation to Estelle Revelotis which read: In recognition of…

Flax Pond to Nahant

6/17/17 It’s not often you can see Nahant from Wyoma Square. To do so, you have to go up. From Irish Se7en Photography, taken with a drone yesterday, apparently before all the rain.   Follow Irish Se7en Photography on facebook for more.

Josh Judkins Rides to End Alzheimer’s

To register or volunteer at the June 24th, 2017 RIDE to End Alzheimer’s event, visit alzmass.org/ride From the Alzheimer’s Association – Josh Judkins, of Lynn, will bike 100 miles in the Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter’s RIDE to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, June 24. Starting and finishing at Odiorne State Park in Rye, NH, the…

The Lynn Ferry is Back – Service Begins June 20th

6/8/17 This press release was shared on Senator Tom McGee and Representative Brendan Crighton’s facebook accounts minutes ago, it says of the Lynn Ferry – “Ferry Service will be offered this summer between Lynn and Boston” “Funding from MassDOT Enables Service to Begin Tuesday, June 20th” Press release below video –     Boston, MA–…