May at Lynn Museum / LynnArts

May Day: An international labor poster exhibit Stephen Lewis’s new exhibit of labor posters  will open on Wednesday, May 1st.  Mr. Lewis, a former union executive, has been collecting these…

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Weekend Rundown (Veteran’s Day Edition)

We’re going to start with Veteran’s Day, Thursday November 11th. If you’re not aware, Lynn has excellent veteran’s services. Here’s the info straight off of the city’s own web site: “The Lynn Department of Veterans Services is a one-stop shop for veterans and their families in need of information or assistance in obtaining any federal…

Weekend Rundown

Here’s the editor’s weekly picks for the weekend. Enjoy! Thursday, 11-4 1. North Shore Community College hosts its 26th community forum on tolerance. This year’s theme is Tolerance in a Time of Intolerance. 6:45 PM at the NSCC campus. For the complete story, see this earlier post. 2. At 7pm, the Lynn Museum and Historical…

Lynn Votes: Local results are in

This is how Lynn voted on November 2nd, 2010. Results have been provided by the City Clerk’s Office. To see a breakdown of results statewide, LynnHappens recommends Boston.com’s election page for its excellent maps of town-by-town results. Itemlive.com also has an election coverage page. Election Results from the City Clerk’s Office Election Summary Report STATE…

School Committee 10-28-10

Editor’s note: Lynn Happens wishes it had the time and human capital to cover every School Committee meeting. This one in particular was covered, largely due to the chatter of area blogs and on Facebook Wednesday, overwhelmingly in support of the Ingalls School Farm run by The Food Project. A vote on renewing The Food…

Weekend Rundown (Halloween edition)

Let’s start the weekend with Thursday, 10-28 1. Who’s scared of a little vegetable garden? A few abutters of the Ingalls School, apparently. To fair, I don’t know if it’s the corn that stalks or the gourds that keep them up at night, nor does this editor fully know both sides of the story. But…

Letter to the Editor

An Appeal to Vote No on Question 1 sent by William J. Dowd I cannot come to sympathize with all small business owners moaning over less revenues flowing into their pockets throughout the Commonwealth, because of the alcohol-imposed tax, which will appear as ballot Question 1 on Nov. 2 for vote to repeal. I can…

Central Scare at LynnArts and Lynn Museum Oct 28

5 to 8 PM  Central Square, Lynn ALL ACTIVITIES ARE FREE! at LYNNARTS HORRIFIC HAUNTED HOUSE There’s a bag of tricks n’ treats for the kids, while supplies last (haunted house is kid-friendly, but it’s still scary!) HALLOWEEN TUNES WHILE YOU WAIT Dave Simmons presents a creepy soundtrack created by DJ Seth of The Downtown…

NSCC’s 26th Forum on Tolerance Nov. 4th

Tolerance in a Time of Intolerance will be the theme of North Shore Community College’s 26th Forum on Tolerance, Thursday, November 4, 6:45-8:45 p.m. The forum, which is free and open to the public, will be held at NSCC’s Lynn Campus gym, 300 Broad St., Lynn. NSCC will celebrate the compassion and moral courage of…

Videos by Jeff Photography

You’ve probably seen Jeff and his video camera at the Meet Me Downtown Festival of the Arts or as recently as Arts After Hours. Jeff Photography is located in the heart of the action, in Lynn’s Central Square. Jeff has been kind enough to document and share with the LynnHappens audience, events over the course…