License Commission votes ‘no action’ on LRA proposal

This publication’s stance on the matter is no secret. Here is a video of the meeting from June 22nd without further commentary, so viewers can judge the proceedings for themselves and post their own opinions below. Meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of every month in the Lynn Police Station Community Room.

Walk for Peace this Saturday, June 26

Four Lynn youths sat around a conference table at LynnCAM Monday to hash out final details for what could be the city’s largest rally of local youth in decades. “For a really long time I’ve been hearing stories of my friends being mugged…and it never hit me…until a friend of mine was stabbed, and killed”…

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…

Highlights from Lynn Blogs (with video)

This edition has video! Corey Jackson of downtownlynn.com launches a new web show called No Fluff! First episode guests include Lynn Museum Director Kate Luchini, Katerina Panagiotaki from heartoflynn.com, and Seth Albaum from LynnHappens and livinginlynn.blogspot.com. Video at the bottom. There’s been a lot of effort put into community clean-ups as of late, with many…

City Council Department Budget Hearings 6-15–10

The following two and a half hour video contains budget hearings for City Departments for the fiscal year 2011. To make viewing easier, a rundown is provided. Allow the video to buffer (load…) and click ahead to the time of the hearing you wish to view. Introduction with remarks from Council President Tim Phelan and…

TLGUTS Opening Reception for Xiaowei Chen

On Saturday June 12th, Xiaowei Chen’s Four Years’ Thinking is opening with a reception at The Little Gallery under the Stairs (TLGUTS) from 6-8pm. Xiaowei’s was chosen as the Boston recipient of the Artadia New York residency which she will begin this fall. This is her last solo-exhibition in Massachusetts before her residency. This exhibition…

City Council 6-8-10

The Ordinance Committee discusses new rules for Pit Bull owners and schedules a public hearing on the matter: City Council Video – including discussion and adoption of a new home business ordinance, and representatives from National Grid and the contractor responsible for repairing street lights come forward to take the heat from councilors on why…

NSCC Participates in Boston AIDS Walk

by William J. Dowd Students, faculty, staff and friends of North Shore Community College raised awareness Sunday partaking in the 25th AIDS Walk Boston held at the DCR’s Hatch Memorial Shell on the Charles River. Every year, since 1986, on the first Sunday in June, AIDS Walk Boston raises hundreds of thousands of dollars, and…

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…

Lynn Blogs: Photos from Culturefest

While your LynnHappens Editor was DJ’ing small sets between acts and fumbling around with sound equipment, Corey Jackson of Downtownlynn.com took amazing pictures, as usual. Here they are He’ll also be photographing today’s Memorial Day Parade. Because I am unable to attend, I’ll provide a link to those as well. Here’s to Lynn bloggers working…