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Letter to the editor

Willoughby Moment There is an episode from Rod Serlings’ The Twilight Zone whereby a man taking a train home from work in NYC to Connecticut falls “asleep” and wakes up in the 1890’s in a small town called Willoughby where it is always summer, town fairs reign supreme, large wheel bicycles cruise the streets, and…

Letters to the Editor

Here are two recent letters to the Editor. Information on how to submit your own, follows. 1. Neuroscience over KIPP at old 507, for the Veterans Dear Editor: Although lacking the financial wherewithal or the political connections to have a big impact on the economic development of Lynn, I do have an idea that I…

Happen’s Stance – 1 or 2?

I read in the Item late this morning about the Lynn Restaurant Association’s request to try an extension from 1am to 2am on Friday and Saturday nights. To address concerns about a rush to Lynn for last call after Salem bars close, they will not admit any new patrons after 1am. They will simply stay…

Letter to the Editor

In the recent persistent news regarding pit bull attacks on the innocent, especially young children, it is difficult to not be heavy-hearted into the matter.   With love and respect for animals, there is also a right and freedom everyone has.  Yet, something must be done to protect society and make for certain that the…

Letters to the Editor

Here are two recent letters to the Editor. Information on how to submit your own, follows. 1. Remember when Wal-Mart was as American as apple pie… “In the 1980s, if you can believe it, Sam Walton and Wal-Mart not only used to have a “Buy America” program, but Wal-Mart made a public commitment to “buying…

Letters!

Lynn Happens would like to thank  everyone who has sent words of encouragement, from near and far. Selected letters will be published here, in gratitude. “Dear fellow Lynnsters, I’m your native Son, born 1950 on Chatam St. Visit my site: www.howardkline.com. My first studio was in the Vamp building. Now, I’m in Cambria Ca. I…