Annual World Music Festival Moves to High Rock

World Music Festival Saturday, September 15, 2018 1pm to 7pm High Rock Reservation, Lynn This year’s World Music Festival, organized by the Highlands Coalition and partners, including KIPP, will take place under High Rock Tower as opposed to the waterfront park adjacent to Seaport Landing, as in years past. In addition to a diverse lineup…

Here’s How Lynn Voted

9/4/18 These are the official “Unofficial” results from Lynn City Hall. Final numbers are not available until the end of the week. Nahant results for the 11th Essex race have been made available by Lynn Community Television: Nahant: Drew Russo for State Representative: 509 votes. Pete Capano for State Rep: 238 votes Hong Net for…

Russo Concedes, Capano Wins Primary, 11th Essex District

9/4/18 In a primary between Drew Russo, Hong Net and Peter Capano, Capano wins. We’ll have the full results from Lynn City Hall when they’re available. From Drew Russo in a message posted to facebook – I am proud of the positive, progressive campaign we’ve waged these last ten months, and am so thankful for…

5 Questions: Alex McAleer

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Alex McAleer possesses the uncanny ability to apparently tap into his audiences’ minds and read their thoughts at will. However, he doesn’t pretend to be a ‘psychic’ who reads fortunes or talks to the dead. Instead he reads people and talks to the living, combining contemporary…

LynnHappens is Back After Brutal Hack

9/3/18 As Labor Day Weekend comes to a close, I need to thank the team of folks who brought LynnHappens back from the grips of some nasty code that redirected visitors. The server, which I manage, was already hardened by a firewall and a monthly subscription to a security service. But there was a way…

5 Questions: Nicholas Olate

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – The Olate Dogs are the winning participants from Season 7 of America’s Got Talent, scooping up the grand prize and headlining The Palazzo in Las Vegas. Led by Richard Olate and his son Nicholas Olate, the Olate Dogs are a high-energy, fast-paced canine theatrical act filled…

5 Questions: Paula Cole

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Paula Cole started as a jazz singer and now returns, at nearly 50 years of age, to pay homage to her first love of jazz and folk. A self-described “mother and human being first”, Cole is a timeless voice not only in song, but for those…

NSCC students receive 2018 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise scholarships

NSCC students receive 2018 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise scholarships From North Shore Community College – North Shore Community College students Nephthali Calixte, Lynn, and Ryan Duggan, Saugus, have been selected as 2018 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars and will each receive a $1,000 scholarship. The Leaders of Promise Scholarship, sponsored by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation,…