Opinion

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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…

GE Union to Hold Contract Rallies Friday

The following is a press release from IUE-CWA LOCAL 201. Because it is written by one of the parties involved in the story, it is posted under Opinion as a letter to the editor. Your opinions are welcome. Please post your short responses in the comments below, or send any long-form responses on this or…

Letter – Lynn Dems Not Down with TPP

From the Lynn Democratic Committee – LYNN DEMS OPPOSE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP DEAL Members of the Lynn Democratic City Committee, the political party’s local wing, voted unanimously last week to go on record in formal opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement (TPP). The TPP is a proposed free trade agreement between several North and…

Letter – Tell Congressman Seth Moulton “No Fast Track”

From IUE Local 201 President and Ward 6 City Councilor Peter Capano – Trade Promotion Authority or “fast track” has been introduced to Congress and could now be voted on as early as next week. Despite a campaign commitment that he would vote against Fast Track and NAFTA like trade agreements, Congressman Moulton is still…

Letter – National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

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Letter to the editor from Children’s Friend and Family Services regarding National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day – May 7 Dear Editor: I am proud to announce that Children’s Friend and Family Services will be joining more than 1,100 communities across the country on May 7 to celebrate the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services…

Letter – “Life is in the Blood”

“Life is in the Blood” Recent acts of racism and discrimination in the U.S. and even around the world have made us well aware that discrimination and hate are still present in our society. From Ferguson to Baltimore, from New York to the message of the media is clear: blood has been spilled. Whether we…

Cultural District Director Accepts New Position

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[Disclosure: LynnHappens editor Seth Albaum was part of the committee that laid the groundwork for the Downtown Lynn Cultural District – one of the state’s first – and has been an active participant.] Downtown Lynn Cultural District Director Emily Ruddock has recently been offered a full time position at a company where she once worked…