Resident Artists Exhibiting in LynnArts

The current exhibit in the LynnArts portion of Lynn Museum/LynnArts features selected works from artists in the building, including Yetti Frankel, Barry Ridlon, Leslie Fahn Rosenberg and more.  The following…

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City Council 9-21-10

This brief special meeting of the City Council puts the schools in a position to benefit from green building assistance. Mics were not used. Audio was boosted to compensate, also bringing up room noise.

Clock to the Rock 2010, photos from the annual 5k race

Rain couldn’t dampen these runners spirits, who came from surrounding towns and Lynn itself to continue this annual event that is being carried forward from the old Third Thursdays. Among the runners were Ward 5 Councilor Brendan Crighton, former Lynn Mayor Chip Clancy, and Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce President , John Olsen. These first…

September 14th, 2010 State Primary Results

This is the spreadsheet data of the State Primary results in Lynn directly from City Hall, completely un-adulterated and without the filters of analysis and the inevitable biases of interpretation. See the numbers for yourselves and find out what the voter turnout was in your ward, and also, of course, who won where there were…

Photos: Goldfish Pond Fun ‘n Flea Day 2010

The Goldfish Pond Neighborhood Association‘s 30th annual Fun ‘n Flea Day was held on Saturday, September 11th, 2010.  To commemorate the occasion, a new book is available, called “On Goldfish Pond, 1629-2010.” Copies were on sale Saturday and are available for a $10 donation. To further celebrate their 30 years, an event is being planned…

Classical alumn elected to serve on national board

Vicente Gonzalez, a student at Cornell University, was elected to serve a two-year term as student representative on the Mortar Board National Council, the 10-member board of directors for Mortar Board, a prominent national honor society for college seniors. Vicente was elected to serve his term as one of the board’s two student representatives at…

Letter to the Editor

School Committee Budget has its 15 Minutes Sent by Jesse Jaeger – originally posted on Lynn-side Edition Tuesday August 31st the Lynn School Committee held its annual budget hearing. They took just 15 minutes. I almost missed it because I was running late from work. Three people spoke including me. A 15 minute school budget…

Lynn Auditorium announces Fall shows

The Lynn Auditorium is a 2072 seat venue inside City Hall. But the word “auditorium” doesn’t do this venue any justice. The seats are fully cushioned, the wood proscenium is an elegantly understated art deco and the acoustics are great for concerts. Beer, wine and other concessions are sold during shows. The following information is…

Antique Table

Review by Gregory Gray of Lynn, MA Was greeted by a smiling face, then enters Megan my server, very friendly, outgoing and attentive. The restaurant is small, quaint and nicely decorated. First off, I was delivered a nice plate of focaccia bread with an olive oil blend for dipping. I ordered a glass of Pinot…

Highlights from Lynn Blogs

In this roundup of area blogs, let’s start by welcoming what’s new, or at least newly discovered by LH: Linda’s Yummies has been offering Asian inspired recipes since March of 2010. Lynn School Watch began on July 23rd, 2010. LH appreciates the mention in this latest post. Do you know Simplified by Sarah? Sarah has…

School Committee Budget Hearing and Meeting 8-31-10

There are two videos here. The first is the public hearing on the budget, and the second is a regular School Committee meeting that includes budget discussion and a five to two vote of approval. The lecture hall at the Breed Middle School had a buzz, probably from lighting ballasts, that can not be removed…

Letter to the Editor

Why Salem leaves behind nature’s open space on the hilly summit by Spring Pond, for big-box development is unknown.  A great vision written in  “The City of Salem Open Space and Recreation Plan Update: 2007-2012” strategizes how to conserve important private, open space like this for people.  This  is a genius plan to put into…

Letter to the Editor

KIPP proposal raises questions To the Editor: The proposal by the renowned KIPP Academy to build their new facility on one of the finest scenic and historic parcels in Lynn has raised so many questions.   Among these include the following: How can so many adults in charge be so callous as to usurp the…

Photos: Dog Days of Summer 2010

This year’s annual Dog Days of Summer Parade and Pageant was held August 19th at Red Rock Park in conjunction with a Friends of Lynn & Nahant Beach Concert Series performance by the Mary Beth Maes Band. The complete story should go to the paper that sponsors the event. Here, are photos of pets and…