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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

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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…

Letter: Meeting on the Future of Lynn Woods & Water Supply

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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. 4/28/2016 – Submitted by Don White – Very Important Meeting on the future of Lynn Woods and Lynn’s Water supply The new date for the hearing on the Conservation Restriction on Lynn Woods is Tuesday, May…

Letter: Transportation for Massachusetts Responds to Fare Hike

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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. Transportation for Massachusetts responds to today’s hike in T fare in this widely distributed letter – Statement by Kristina Egan on Governor Baker’s Control Board Decision to Raise Fares by 9.3% We are deeply disappointed by…

Letter: “Save Union Hospital Round 1 Won”

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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. Letter to the Editor – Save Union Hospital Round 1 Won To the Citizens: With cautious optimism, the citizens of Lynn and surrounding communities can bask in the glow of the recent Massachusetts Department of Public…

The Sun Sets on 2015

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From LynnHappens editor, Seth Albaum – Keep reading to find out the most popular LynnHappens post in 2015. LynnHappens began in 2008 looking quite different and changed to this format July of 2009 as a place to connect area bloggers, post city council video and do a round-up of what bands are playing where in…

Letter: We Must Take Back Our Country

Tell us what you’re thinking! Opinions are welcome either in short-form in the comments below or long-form to editor@lynnhappens.com. Letter to the Editor – WE must take back our country. The corporate and moneyed interests will not give it back. At least 80% of us (NYT/CBS poll June ’15) are deeply concerned about the corrupting…

Letter: Curriculum Changes

Tell us what you’re thinking! Opinions are welcome either in short-form in the comments below or long-form to editor@lynnhappens.com. Dear Dr. Latham and School Committee members, Good morning. I am writing you today about some deep and troubling concerns I have gotten since my discovery of the “Science from Scientists” line on the Washington School…

Letter in Opposition to New Horizons Drug Treatment Center

This open letter is in response to today’s story in the Item about the possibility of a Drug-treatment program opening a location on Exchange Street in the Downtown Lynn Cultural District. Your opinions are welcome. Please post your short responses in the comments below, or send any long-form responses on this or any other topic…