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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…

Letter – “A reaction to another conversation that is not very nice.”

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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. Sent by Rev. Anne Principe, interfaith minister, community collaborator and curator of “We’re ALL Lynn” Facebook collection of Lynn-based photography. A reaction to another conversation that is not very nice. You don’t know me but some of…

Get Involved in Community Gardening – Here’s How

From the Lynn Food and Fitness Alliance –  Community gardens offer spaces for people to grow fresh produce and connect with their neighbors. These growing spaces are quickly expanding in Lynn. Last summer the Park Commission passed a series of procedures for creating and participating in community gardens on city park lands. The Ames Playground…