City Council & Committee of the Whole 6-27-17

Lynn City Council video from June 27, 2017 courtesy of Lynn Community Television

This includes the public hearing on the new trash fee:

Public Hearings:
Proposed Ordinance Amending the Ordinance Establishing Regulations Relative to the Storage, Disposal and Maintenance of Residential and Commercial Refuse Containers and Property Within the City of Lynn

FY’2018 City of Lynn Budget”

…for more info and other agendas, visit the City Council page of the City of Lynn website
 

Did you ride this Carousel?

6/26/17 Winn Hacket of the Little Theatre School on Lynnfield Street is trying to find out the local history behind this antique merry-go-round/carousel: “I bought Little Theatre School located at 503 Lynnfield Street, Lynn several years ago. The school came with a working antique merry-go-round. I want to find out more about its place in…

June 20th is now Estelle Day

A community event in Lynn is not complete without an appearance by Estelle Revelotis, who manages to attend more things than most local politicians. Revelotis was recently recognized by Mayor Kennedy and the City Council for her community involvement. Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy presented a city citation to Estelle Revelotis which read: In recognition of…

Transformers: The Last Night

Film review by Steve Duffy – Humans are at war with the Transformers, and Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving the future lies buried in the secrets of the past and the hidden history of Transformers on Earth. Now, it’s up to the unlikely alliance of Cade Yeager (Mark Wahlberg), Bumblebee, an English…

5 Questions: Mairead Carlin of Celtic Woman

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – To purchase tickets to see Celtic Woman perform at the Lynn Auditorium on June 25th, visit www.lynnauditorium.com Mairead has been part of Celtic Woman since 2013. She was born in Derry, in the north of Ireland, and her life has been immersed in music since her…

Photos: ECCO Juneteenth March for Racial Justice

6/20/17 Essex County Community Organization – ECCO – organized a march Monday for Juneteenth, calling for racial justice on the anniversary of the end of slavery. Marchers met at Zion Baptist Church (about to celebrate 115 years) and walked to Red Rock Park, where they held a rally, and then to the First Church in…

Punking Out Homelessness 2

6/19/17 Several local punk bands got together at O’Brien’s on Boston Street in Lynn for a Boston based homeless charity called Stop the Bleeding. The night’s beneficiary was the Lowell Transitional Living Center. The lineup: Charlie Don’t Surf (Clash tribute) Guns of Brighton (originals – from Lynn) The Natty D’s Powder Keg Of course the…

Lynn Teamed Up to Clean Up Saturday

A Lynn Community Association organized city-wide annual volunter cleanup program formerly known as Clean Sweep to the Sea took place Saturday. The new name is Team Up to Clean Up, and people did. First, some met at the Lynn Museum downtown for a breakfast catered by Andy’s Breakfast and Lunch and then they fanned out…

Flax Pond to Nahant

6/17/17 It’s not often you can see Nahant from Wyoma Square. To do so, you have to go up. From Irish Se7en Photography, taken with a drone yesterday, apparently before all the rain.   Follow Irish Se7en Photography on facebook for more.

Cars 3

Film review by Steve Duffy – Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician, Cruz Ramirez (voice of Cristela Alonzo), with…

An interview with Chuck Prophet

Blake Maddux interviews singer-songwriter Chuck Prophet, who is also known for performing with Green on Red in the 80’s and early 90’s. As a musician, Bobby Fuller clearly aspired to be like Buddy Holly. Sadly, the realization of that aspiration included Fuller’s death at 23 years old, the same age at which Holly had perished…

5 Questions: Brett Haley

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – THE HERO stars the legendary Sam Elliott as an aging actor confronting mortality in the moving new film from writer/director Brett Haley (I’LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS). SD: What drew you to telling this story? BH: I wanted to give Sam Elliot a performance vehicle.…