Tag Archive for Cleanup

Keeping Lynn Clean

6/12/18 Posting a little late, but there were crews of volunteers in yellow shirts cleaning up parts of the city on Saturday. See how to get inolved in this city-wide initiative below the photos. From the Keeping Lynn Clean facebook page – follow to get involved: Local coupons from Money Mailer!

Spring Community Cleaning in Lynn

4/28/18 There were cleanups and other green activities throughout Lynn today. If anyone has photos they’d like to contribute to this post from their cleanup, please send them to editor@lynnhappens.com. Some folks were at the Warren Park Build-Out organized by Lynn Community Gardens building raised beds and filling them with composting. Other folks were volunteering…

Girls Inc. of Lynn Celebrates Earth Day

Girls from Girls Inc. of Lynn helped clean up High Rock Towers Park to celebrate Earth Day. The clean-up was sponsored by the City of Lynn and Cameron Real Estate. “Cleaning up the Parks is just one of the many ways our girls help preserve the environment and give back to the community. We are…

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…