City Council 6-23-15

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City Council video from June 23, 2015 Council and Committee agendas from 6-23-15 (in PDF) First, the St. Mary’s Baseball Team was honored for winning the Division 3 Championship. Lynn Tech Junior Justin Lewis was also honored for winning 1st Place for the High Jump at a recent All-New England track and field meet in Maine.…

That was some sky tonight

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          Bonnie Pilch captured the evening from the Highlands…                         This one, as well.                   Mike Barry took out his camera:                      …

Bars of Lynn (Rooftop edition)

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Posted 6/22/15 – Your photos can make it into the next Bars of Lynn! Use #barsoflynn but to ensure delivery, email your photos so you can embarrass your friends and promote the Lynn scene. Check out all the Bars of Lynn posts, here. Thursday evening folks from the Connery School held a fundraiser at Lazy…

Norbert Flies Over Wakefield’s Relay for Life

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You may remember our coverage of Lynn’s American Cancer Society Relay for Life at Red Rock Park earlier this month. Wakefield had theirs on Friday, June 19th. After seeing Mike Barry’s drone footage on LynnHappens, the Wakefield event organizers asked the retired Lynn firefighter to bring Norbert. Photos and video by Mike Barry. More photos…

Inside Out

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Review by Steve Duffy – Pixar’s 15th film is going to delight the masses for a long time to come. This comedy-adventure brings us into the mind of Riley (Kaitlyn Dias), an 11-year girl, who is upset that her parents (Diane Lane and Kyle MacLachlan) have decided to move the family from Minnesota to San…

Photos from the 8th Annual Taste of Lynn

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Posted 6/18/15 – The popular fundraiser for Family and Children’s Service in Lynn was held this evening at the Lynn Museum. Lynnway Liquors provided the beer and wine – see the pictures below for the *food. *Apsara Angkor and Old Tyme Italian had tables but no one was present at the time. Photos from 2014’s…

Work being done on “Lynn’s Lynnway”

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Who else’s Lynnway? A press release from the DCR about work already under way – forwarded to LynnHappens from the Mayor’s Office moments ago – For Immediate Release: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 DCR Traffic Advisory: Lynn’s Lynnway WHAT: From Wednesday, June 17th to Saturday June 20th, 2015 Lynn’s Lynnway will have lane closures to facilitate…

Bars of Lynn Update (LYSOA edition)

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Posted 6/15/15 Your photos can make it into the next Bars of Lynn! Use #barsoflynn but to ensure delivery, email your photos so you can embarrass your friends and promote the Lynn scene. Check out all the Bars of Lynn posts, here.       Walnut Street Cafe owner Jim Chalmers celebrated the first drink…

Photos of Nigerian Foundation’s Fundraiser Saturday

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Posted 6/15/2015 The Nigerian International Humanitarian Foundation of New England, which is based in Lynn, threw a party at the Lynn Museum June 13th to help pay health care for orphaned children in Nigeria and for its programs serving the community here in Lynn. They can be reached on facebook or by calling 857-312-1976

Urban Farming at Cook Street Park in the Highlands

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Posted 6/14/15 Volunteers from the Highlands Coalition, KIPP Academy Lynn and Boston International Christian Church’s Mercy crew joined forces Saturday to plant community gardens and make general improvements at Cook Street Park in the Highlands. The story in pictures: Afterwards, they gathered in a circle. The church group sang in English, and then David Gass…

Jurassic World

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Review by Steve Duffy – Jurassic Park opened 22 years ago and invited moviegoers into a world full of genetically engineered dinosaurs and the people who create them. Unfortunately, the fourth entry in the dino-franchise maybe bigger and better, but follows the same formula as the 1993 film. Jurassic World is now a luxury themed…