Ready for business


Some businesses managed to stay open today even with the travel ban. People were out walking, snowshoeing and even skiing. Plus, the plow drivers must have coffee. The Capitol Diner is ready to open tomorrow morning: Just like he did two years ago… Restaurants, shops and other businesses lost some money due to the storm.…

Neurofibromatosis Northeast Fundraiser at Fran’s


From the website: Neurofibromatosis, pronounced neuro-fibroma-tosis, is a genetic disorder of the nervous system that causes tumors to form on the nerves anywhere in or on the body at any time. NF affects all races, all ethnic groups and both sexes equally. NF affects more people than Cystic Fibrosis and Muscular Dystrophy combined! A fundraiser…

A little taste of what’s to come


A much bigger storm is on its way, but thanks to those who sent in photos. We’re hoping for proportionately more photos Tuesday. Also, if anyone’s missing a mitten, it may still be on the fence in Central Square.

Veterans Participate in MLK Day of Volunteerism

Veterans in Actionslider

Members of the Leonne E. Abbott American Legion Post 57, Swampscott delivered 100 specialty bags filled with toiletries to the New England Center for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court Street, Boston, on January 20th. The bags were filled by volunteers at Lynn’s 4th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. Post 57 members from left…

Some Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Photos


Today was the 4th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service in Lynn. A coalition of organizations including the Lynn Community Association, Girls Inc., Coalition that Cares (CTC), Social Capital, Inc., RAW Arts, Circle of Nations, and The Food Project sent approximately 320 volunteers to service projects throughout the city. These photos are from…