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Letter re: New Lynn Coalition and Future Development

Tell us what you’re thinking! Opinions are welcome either in short-form in the comments below or long-form to editor@lynnhappens.com. August 21, 17 To the Editor, As a Salem State Social Work graduate student, I’ve been blessed to work alongside a staff and group of partner organizations dedicated to the diverse community of Lynn at the New…

Letter: “What is going on in Lynn?”

Tell us what you’re thinking! Opinions are welcome either in short-form in the comments below or long-form to editor@lynnhappens.com. There’s a new publication, born in Lynn, called For the Culture, and they have submitted this piece by Alex Watley as a letter to LynnHappens. Read the full letter on For the Culture. “Lynn, Lynn the city…

Photos from Meet the Artists event at Museum

7/16/17 It was a pretty full house at the Lynn Museum Saturday night for a Beyond Walls Mural Festival event open to the public to meet with some of the visiting artists currently at work downtown. There was a panel consisting of artists Georgia Hill, Fonki and Angurria along with Founder and Executive Director Al…

Letter: Parents Seek Time & Place for Tiny Mites

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Tell us what you’re thinking! Opinions are welcome either in short-form in the comments below or long-form to editor@lynnhappens.com. To Whom It May Concern,       I am writing this letter on behalf of myself and the other parents of the East Lynn Tiny Mites. My child has had a dream to play on a football…

An Excuse Letter for Being Late to Work Today

11.29.16 Feel free to use this: Dear Boss-persons, Please excuse the entire North Shore for being late to work today. The Lynnway was closed due to an officer-involved shooting, the Governor took away our Commuter Ferry funding, and for sixty-years we’ve asked for it and they won’t let us have the Blue Line. Also, the…

Our Attempt to Document Election Night

11.9.16 One final post on the 2016 election. Last night, photographer/intern Emilie Errié and I (your editor, Seth Albaum) along with Ryan Robbins figured we’d hit up a few local watering holes to get reactions as results came in. I wanted to stay within close proximity to City Hall, and only strayed to go to the…

Letter: Yes on Question 4

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Tell us what you’re thinking! Opinions are welcome either in short-form in the comments below or long-form to editor@lynnhappens.com. The following is a letter sent by Christine Lowe: YES ON QUESTION 4 Massachusetts would be more progressively liberal if the YES on Question 4 wins. More states are likely to adapt the strategy and policy…

Letter: Millionaire’s Tax

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Tell us what you’re thinking! Opinions are welcome either in short-form in the comments below or long-form to editor@lynnhappens.com. The following is a letter sent by Jen Migliore, a candidate for state representative in the 9th Essex District –   Our roads and bridges are falling apart. Our schools are crumbling. Our transportation options in…