Tag Archive for Cleanup

Lynners Help Clean After Flood

11:40 AM Saturday morning, Juan Gonzalez of Without Borders Magazine and Global Embassy of Activists for Peace  issued an alert on social media asking folks to help remove trash and debris from flooding downtown. He was joined by neighbors, daughter Dulce, and son Christian. Dulce Gonzalez sends these photos from Munroe Street:   Here’s an…

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…

Downtown Lynn Beautification Project Part 2

Volunteers and downtown neighbors spent a few hours Thursday, July 28th continuing work on beautifying Central Square, part of an effort the Downtown Lynn Beautification Project’s founder, Soraya Cacici, hopes to grow throughout the downtown. Yesterday, the group concentrated on the neglected traffic island in front of 23 Central, across from the former Cafe Moka (soon…

The Downtown Lynn Beautification Project Begins

On Monday, July 11th a group of volunteers and neighbors met in Central Square to begin work on cleaning up Central Square. Their hope to is to start there, and move outwards throughout downtown as more volunteers come on board. “The Blue Ox very generously donated $250 towards flowers, hanging baskets, mulch, or any other…

Volunteers Cleanup, Play and Perform at Warren Street Playground

On Saturday, May 21, 2016 there was a cleanup of Warren Street Park in West Lynn organized by Estee Nack with assistance by the extraordinarily active Wreck Shop Movement and collaborators. *Some of the folks who were involved in the cleanup attended this Community Forum on Parks and Open Space hosted by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council on March…

Urban Farming at Cook Street Park in the Highlands

Posted 6/14/15 Volunteers from the Highlands Coalition, KIPP Academy Lynn and Boston International Christian Church’s Mercy crew joined forces Saturday to plant community gardens and make general improvements at Cook Street Park in the Highlands. The story in pictures: Afterwards, they gathered in a circle. The church group sang in English, and then David Gass…

6th Annual Clean Sweep is June 6th

It’s time to gather your neighbors and assemble teams for the Lynn Community Association’s 6th Annual Clean Sweep to the Sea on June 6th, 2015.. The simple registration form for an individual or team is here. We’ll pick up our parks and neighborhoods from 10:30am to noon, then celebrate our hard work noon to 2:30pm…

Post-cleanup at Goldfish Pond

The Goldfish Pond Association’s 35th annual Planting Day is Saturday, May 23. From 9am to noon you can join them in planting over 3,000 flowering plants. Here’s a link to the event on meetup. Bill Sabram writes, “I love my neighbors! Victory coffee and donuts after a couple hours of park cleanup.”  

Downtown Cleanup Sends a Message

…and that message is, “It’s my city. It starts with ME.” Volunteers arrived at the steps of City Hall early Saturday morning and listened to brief talks by cleanup Organizer Juan Gonzalez, Associate DPW Commissioner Lisa Nerich and City Recycling Coordinator Julia Greene, who spoke in Spanish to the mostly Latino group. School Committee Candidate…

Earth Day Cleanup Along Saugus River

Also for Earth Day – “500” – Large Downtown Lynn Cleanup April 25th Volunteers are invited to celebrate Earth Day by joining the Saugus River Watershed Council and the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation for a cleanup project at Marshview Park along the Saugus River in Lynn and Saugus on Saturday, April 25th, from…