5 Questions: Alex McAleer

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Alex McAleer possesses the uncanny ability to apparently tap into his audiences’ minds and read their thoughts at will. However, he doesn’t pretend to be a ‘psychic’ who reads fortunes or talks to the dead. Instead he reads people and talks to the living, combining contemporary…

LynnHappens is Back After Brutal Hack

9/3/18 As Labor Day Weekend comes to a close, I need to thank the team of folks who brought LynnHappens back from the grips of some nasty code that redirected visitors. The server, which I manage, was already hardened by a firewall and a monthly subscription to a security service. But there was a way…

5 Questions: Nicholas Olate

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – The Olate Dogs are the winning participants from Season 7 of America’s Got Talent, scooping up the grand prize and headlining The Palazzo in Las Vegas. Led by Richard Olate and his son Nicholas Olate, the Olate Dogs are a high-energy, fast-paced canine theatrical act filled…

5 Questions: Paula Cole

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Paula Cole started as a jazz singer and now returns, at nearly 50 years of age, to pay homage to her first love of jazz and folk. A self-described “mother and human being first”, Cole is a timeless voice not only in song, but for those…

NSCC students receive 2018 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise scholarships

NSCC students receive 2018 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise scholarships From North Shore Community College – North Shore Community College students Nephthali Calixte, Lynn, and Ryan Duggan, Saugus, have been selected as 2018 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars and will each receive a $1,000 scholarship. The Leaders of Promise Scholarship, sponsored by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation,…

Pizza Raft in Barry Park

The City of Lynn knows how to ride out a storm – floating away on a pizza in Lynn’s flooded Barry Park

 

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Munroe Street Flooded – again

Yanga Lennyalvarezguity, who reported on Munroe Street flooding the last time it happened, is back with another a video. Here’s another from Peter Cipriano: Photos by Steve Mahoney: Photo by Peter Cipriano: Flood-prone parts of west Lynn are also to be avoided. That goes without saying… Local coupons from Money Mailer!

Photos: Mural Progress as of 8-9-18

8/11/18 The Beyond Walls murals are much further along now, but there’s a lot of catching up to do. For those following along at home, here are just a few of the murals in progress, with more to come in the future. Experimenting with a new image slider – just haven’t worked out the kinks…