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Khmer New Year Community Fair 2016/2560

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5/1/16 – The annual Khmer New Year Celebration happened on the Common yesterday with music, food, dance, awards, games and more to welcome in the Year of the Monkey, B.E. 2560/C.E. 2016. In case you missed it, the sights and sounds have been beautifully captured by Anne Jones Principe. Be sure to check out Principe’s…

City Council 4-5-16

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First, St. Mary’s Spartans Basketball is honored for winning the MIAA Division 4 State Championship by Mayor Kennedy and the City Council. Council and Committee agendas from 4-5-16 (in PDF)

Video: Community Forum on Parks & Public Space

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3/30/16 – The Lynn Office of Economic and Community Development and the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) hosted a community forum at the Lynn Police Station Tuesday seeking input to incorporate into a new Open Space and Recreation Plan. View the current plan, last updated 2005. (opens in new tab) The complete forum (in two…

Meeting at NSCC for Working Cities Challenge Grant

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On March 24th, Lynn residents were invited to share their thoughts on how to improve life for residents in Lynn at a forum hosted by North Shore Community College and the city. Here is the video – and here is the post that told folks it was going to happen, with more information on the…

Rogue Butterfly Sings “Freedom”

Rogue Butterfly was one of many who performed a set at Wreck Shop’s monthly night at Cafe Moka in Central Square, Lynn. Every second Thursday, Wreck Shop has a showcase of spoken word, poetry, song and visual art from 7:30-11:30pm.

For the geeks out there like me, I used a Sony a7II mirrorless full-frame camera with an adapter to fit a 1956 Jupiter-3 rangefinder lens made in the former Soviet Union. No autofocus, here. Shallow depth of field (Why she moves out of focus a bit). Absolutely no color correction applied to video – just transcoded and uploaded. Camera’s built in mics are okay…

Haven Project’s Coffee Shop a Social Enterprise

“We decided to do job training in our very own specialty coffee shop.”

From the Haven Project –

 

“Social enterprise: Land of a Thousand Hills Our story:
In 2012, The Haven Project opened a center for high-risk young adults without a safe, stable place to live. By purchasing coffee and food at this social enterprise, Land of a Thousand Hills, you are supporting our program which offers vital services such as access to education and job training. Most importantly, you are building a path to success for a vulnerable population in our community.”