Letter to the Editor

“All people are equal, but some people are more equal than others.” Sent, with images, by Brian Runne: (Editor’s note: Letter was submitted with the redactions already in place) I paraphrased the title of this letter from George Orwell’s “Animal Farm”.  In the book, it speaks of the equality of every animal in the farm,…

Fortucci Hearing Part 3, The Conclusion

The following clips make up the final night of hearings on whether Richard Fortucci should remain CFO or have responsibilities reduced to Treasurer. In the end, the vote was 11-0 in his favor, but knowing the ending won’t spoil the testimony. Separated clips were not joined in order to speed up the process of posting…

Letter to the Editor

Sent by Richard D’Orlando: This letter is in relation to the meeting at the Nahant Town Hall on Wednesday February 16th concerning the coyote problem the town is having. I was sick so I heard about it from a dear friend. The long and short of it was that , according to the “experts” present…

Weekend Rundown

Welcome to your weekly Weekend Rundown on LynnHappens.  What follows is a selection from what’s happening, with more options on the right. If something is missing, send it in and it’ll go in the calendar! (Rundown entries are clearly biased towards bands that play originals and unique events, but you never know what’ll make it…

Council Meeting and Fortucci Hearing, Part 2

The first clip is of the regular City Council Agenda for February 15th, 2011. Following that, is the second night of the Fortucci hearing, continued from February 8th. It’s divided into separate clips, but there in its entirety. Part three of the hearing will take place tonight, February 16th, 7pm, in the Council Chambers. Local…

Letter to the Editor

Sent by Mary Ellen Palermo President Obama stated at his State of the Union that America would “need to out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build the rest of the world” to keep pace with the global economy.  Federal educational stimulus money was given to schools to improve technology so that children can learn through simulations, interactive games,…

Weekend Rundown

Friday, February 11 1. Delvis brings original rock and folk to Walnut Street Cafe at 8:30pm. 157 Walnut Street. 2. DJ Seth returns to Turbine in Central Square with 60’s Soul, Ska, British Invasion and Mod style. Creative/period dress is encouraged but not required. 9pm. No cover. 21+ (DJ Seth is also the editor of…

City Council Fortucci Hearing 2-8-11

The following clips are of the Special City Council Hearing on CFO Richard Fortucci held on February 8th, 2011. Not making it through the entire list of charges/complaints, the hearing is scheduled to continue as a portion of the regular City Council agenda for Tuesday, February 15th, 2011. The camera recording quality was adjusted lower…

Fortucci Hearing Will Continue Next Council Meeting

The video from last night’s Special City Council Hearing on CFO Richard Fortucci will post sometime tonight. The delay is due to its length, four and three quarter hours, and the extended time needed to process and upload that much video. From 7pm until approximately 11:40pm, only six of the charges were heard. There are…

Weekend Rundown

Thursday, February 3 Check the right hand side. Send in anything that’s missing! Friday, February 4 1. The Second Annual Legends of Rock ‘n Blues at the Lynn Auditorium, with “Four legends” and three bands. Edgar Winter and Rick Derringer,  Brad Whitford of Aerosmith, James Montgomery, Johnny A and Brooks Young. 7pm. Go to the…

Your Recent Storm Photos!

A big thanks is due everyone who has shared their photos with LynnHappens. Except for two photos, everything here is crowdsourced from the Lynn community. It’s also not too late to add your own photo or video. The gallery can be updated as new submissions come in. This photo and accompanying poem submitted byElizabeth Hilda…

Highlights from Lynn Blogs

The list has grown! Indroducing… James’ Blog, with A Semi Constructive Gripe about Lynn, MA and a strong interest in wind surfing. The Highlands Watch. Can you smell what they’re cooking? The Gestalt Project visits the Blue Ox. And also: Support TLGUTS by taking home a photograph from Cuba! Lynn School Watch ponders Lynn Tech.…